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Found Object Facsimile
Daniel McClain, Claudia Tarantino and Bill Abright employ illusionism to powerful effects all adept at tricking the brain. More...


Rick Silva, “PEAKING”
“PEAKING” is a site-specific installation by sound and video artist Rick Silva that questions how human beings impact nature, done with a lyricism and sense of enigma that merges high romanticism with futurism. More...


Pancho Jiménez
The ceramic sculptures of Pancho Jiménez continue the Bay Area tradition of ceramic satire, but in a subtler vein. These pseudo-artifacts feature cute mass-market imagery jumbled together as if engulfed in fire, flood, earthquake, or lava flow. More...


Liss LaFleur, “The Queer Birth Project”
Interdisciplinary artist Liss LaFleur serves as curator with renowned sociologist Katherine Sobering for the inaugural exhibition of “The Queer Birth Project,” which seeks to include queer women and the idea of gender nonconforming bodies in the conversation about motherhood. More...


Christina Quarles, Christopher Paul Jordan and Arnaldo James
To decipher Christina Quarles figurative images one must change focal points and piece things together. Christopher Paul Jordan paints delicately on old window and door screens salvaged from historically black neighborhoods in Tacoma, Washington. Arnaldo James’ vivid color photography is presented on large, slick digital screens. More...


Jovencio de la Paz
Fiber artist Jovencio de la Paz gets between the hand and the machine to explore Nils Aall Baricelli's math and Symbiogenesis. More...


Paul Wonner, “Landscape of Objects, 1966-2001”
Works here by Paul Wonner from the 1970s onward depict sunny, artifact-strewn gardens redolent of the good life. The drama of his compositions lies in the light that casts sharp shadows; and the tabletops seen at abnormally steep angles More...


Clark V. Fox: Subversion and Spectacle
Part Native American of Cherokee and Powhatan descent, Clark V. Fox views American culture effectively as an outsider. More...


Barbara Kruger, “Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You.”
The power of her use of language, and more specifically text, has given Berbara Kruger’s work a nearly unsurpassable omnipresence in the art world and beyond. Thus current survey drives the point, and demand a lot of processing on our part. More...


Robert Colescott: Humor is the Bait
“If you decide to laugh, don’t forget the humor is the bait, and once you’ve bitten, you may have to do some serious chewing. The tears may come later.” — Robert Colescott More...


2020: Three Artists
Carrie Zeller, Jorge Dubin and Tom Lamb display their distinct creative and healing responses to the travails of life during the Covid pandemic. More...


Digital Combines, Group Exhibition
Robert Rauschenberg's invention of the combine 70 years ago informs and is updated by these "Digital Combines." Each work is paired with a digital counterpoint and QR code mounted alongside the image, allow us to access text, video, audio, or commentary expanding on the art that appears in the gallery. More...


Lothar Schmitz and Ephraim Puusemp
Lothar Schmitz's new installation, "Artificia," treats the gallery as a discovery museum, connecting nature and technology through the use of video monitors and projections in a variety of formats and scales. Complementing this, Ephraim Puusemp presents images of galaxies and nebulae that are not exactly what they appear to be. More...


Henk Pander, “Artist as Eyewitness”
Henk Pander’s paintings never shy from the enduring theme of man’s inhumanity to man. This small grouping of four paintings tell the story of Portland’s 2020 street confrontation between far right Proud Boys and Antifa activists. More...


Cowboy X Lightbound X Cowboy
Frances Lightbound pairs a single installation piece with photographs of assemblages by Cowboy. More...


Anne Siems, “Inner Wild”
Inscriptions of tattoos on the necks, bodies, and shaved heads of teenage girls lend them the feel of punk centerfolds, and marks a departure for Anne Siems. More...


Dion Johnson
The contemporary take on hard-edge painting by Dion Johnson is vibrant and oscillating, as the show's title promises. More...


No Body: ​Mike Rea and Casey Whittier
In “No Body,” Kansas City artist Casey Whittier and Chicagoan Mike Rea realize an unlikely pairing of absurdity and serious craft. Whittier's cast glass represents things worn on or close to the body. Rea's mosaic-like images look abstract at first before resolving into gear like bodice harnesses. More...


Jeff Wall
Jeff Wall puts our powers of observation to the test in this group of large-scale digital prints. They initially are believable, but the performers' actions are both open ended and illogical so as to thwart interpretation. More...


“were-: Nenetech Forms”
Colonizer narratives crumble amid the weight of collective mythologies, where collaborative labor has given rise to “were-: Nenetech Forms,” an exhibition exploring migration, transformation, and survival in the Sonoran Desert. More...

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