Philosophy, Aesthetics, and Draftsmanship

Lecture: The Blue Face: Establishing a Relationship Between Artist and Viewer Monday, Jun 25, 2018, 7:00 PM ENSO Winery1416 Southeast Stark Street Portland, OR 13 Members Attending This class is part of a course titled “PHILOSOPHY, AESTHETICS, AND DRAFTSMANSHIP” It’s taught by Elliott Wall, artist and philosopher. • Class Introduction: Art, like anything else, must […]

100 Years of La Victoria — Thank you

LA VICTORIA Portland Art Contest [audition interview, slightly edited] Tell me a little about your background. (Where did you grow up? Did you attend college? Are you an artist for a living or is it a hobby? If it’s a hobby, what do you do for a living?) I was born in Memphis, TN and […]

Public Works — Substance

I have often held in my hand a black walnut. It has a shell like stone. It has many internal stony reinforcements. But in between is an unimpressive, unimportant-looking meaty substance that has a mysterious and tremendous power. If you plant this seed under certain circumstances, heat is produced inside. Now, whether it is a […]