Reclaiming Preview

Nisus will be open for a preview on Wednesday from 6-9. More about Reclaiming on the exhibition page.

Preview images of Reclaiming by Nick Baxter

For your viewing pleasure. Preview pieces from Nick Baxter’s Reclaiming. The actual pieces are beyond your imagination. The show opens on July 7. Enjoy.

Please – Tame Me Opening Night Photos

Full gallery is after the jump.

Introducing the Ladies’ Urban Society Club

Nisus Gallery is proud to host the Ladies’ Urban Society Club. Founded by the Gallery’s Social Director, Raina Lawler, this monthly discussion group is  for Portland’s finest and brightest young women. Oh, and it’s pronounced Lush. All about it.

Stumptown Comics Festival Gallery Tour

This weekend is the Stumptown Comics Festival. You can see Paneled plus many others on the official gallery tour! The tour is stopping at: PCPA – Periscope Studios show Sequential Art – Witch Doctor by Lukas Ketner Floating World – Madman by Mike Allred Pony Club – Stumptown Cartoonists Show Nisus – Paneled (group show by the Center for Cartoon Studies) Gallery…

Upcoming at Nisus Gallery

April and May are exciting months for Nisus Gallery. The shows are: April – Comics Month: A group show of comic artists who are currently, alumi or faculty of the Center for Cartooning Studies. May – Please -Tame Me: A solo show by Nicole Eriko Amagai-Smith  

First Thursday Picks

Vanessa Calvert’s “Overgrown” is a First Thursday Pick. Ultra PORT Check out their other recommended shows, lot’s of great work to see.

About the Portal

If you have walked by Nisus recently, you have seen Fitzhugh Ryland’s work in our Broadway windows. The Portal project was inspired by Amy Bay’s work in the window and morphed into a formal separate showing from the main gallery. The Portal is able to be viewed 24 hours a day.

Vanessa Calvert dot com

March’s artist, Vanessa Calvert, just launched a new website. Visit

Extended Hours

Nisus Gallery will be open Friday – Saturday from 12-5pm for the month of February.