February 9 – March 23, 2013
Gallery Hours: Friday – Saturday 12:00 – 5:00 pm, and by appointment
Nisus Gallery: 8371 N Interstate, Studio 1, Portland (map link)
Nisus Gallery is pleased to present resumo, a survey of contemporary painting from Portland based artists. This show marks the reopening of Nisus Gallery and will feature both new and previously unseen works. The selection of paintings challenges notions of perspective through the abstraction of landscape and the exploration of multiple realities. resumo is co-curated with Kendra Larson.
About the artists
Adam Friedman received his MFA from SF Art Institute. His most recent exhibitions have been at Eleanor Harwood Gallery (SF), FM Gallery (Oakland), Flatcolor Gallery (Seattle) and others. Adam has been several publications including Redine Magazine, File Magazine, and Beautiful Decoy magazine. He currently resides in Portland, OR.
Tia Factor received her MFA in 2001 from UC Berkeley. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in solo and group shows and was recently featured in the Bear Deluxe Magazine and in the Sept/Oct issue of art ltd. magazine. Factor lives in Portland and is represented by Swarm Gallery in Oakland, California where she was most recently featured in True Places, a group show.
Grant Hottle was born in Oklahoma City. He studied at Utrecht School of the Arts in the Netherlands, and earned degrees in painting and drawing from the University of Oklahoma and the University of Oregon. He shows nationally, with recent exhibits in Oakland at Swarm Gallery, in Portland at Laura Russo Gallery and at Disjecta’s Portland 2012 Biennial; in Seattle at the Seattle Art Museum Gallery and at the Kirkland Arts Center; in Minneapolis at Altered Esthetics; and in Boston at SamsØn. Hottle teaches drawing and painting at Clark College in Vancouver, WA and at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, OR. He lives and works in Portland.
Ruth Lantz, originally from Illinois, received her Masters in Visual Studies from the Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) in Portland OR. She has shown nationally including: The University of Illinois at Chicago, The Pacific Northwest College of Art, Disjecta, Portland OR; Ditch Projects, Springfield OR; WorkSound, Portland OR; and Swarm Gallery, Oakland CA. Lantz has been a recipient of the CAAP Grant (Community Arts Assistance Program) and a nominee for the Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA grant. She is an adjunct professor at the University of Washington, Vancouver and currently lives and practices in Portland, OR.
Larson received her MFA in Painting at University of Wisconsin, Madison and has shown her work in venues
including Swarm Gallery (Oakland, CA), Lewis and Clark College (Portland, OR), the University of Minnesota’s
Nash Gallery (Minneapolis, MN), Boise State University (Boise, ID), and Overture Center for the Arts (Madison, WI).
Her work has appeared in publications such as The Bear Deluxe and Tree Sap Magazine. She is a past Signal Fire
(www.signalfirearts.org/), Caldera (Sisters, Oregon) and New Pacific Studios (Masterton, New Zealand) resident who
teaches at PSU and PNCA.
As an artist, art director, designer, illustrator, poet and art educator, Daniela Molnar communicates information and makes images concerning the intersection of culture and nature. She received her BA in Studio Art and Environmental Studies from The Evergreen State College, studied post-baccalaureate at The School of Visual Arts and Pratt Institute, and received her Masters Certificate in Science Illustration from the University of California at Santa Cruz. Recently, her work was shown at Swarm Gallery in Oakland, CA.
Megan received her BA in Studio Art from Wake Forest University. She has shown at the Laura Russo Gallery in Portland, as well as venues in Boston, New York City, and Los Angeles, and has participated in residencies in Oregon and Ireland. Megan currently lives and works in Portland, OR.