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Monthly Archives: April 2007

No One Belongs Here More Than Miranda

If only you had considered at the beginning that every photo ever taken of you would add up to be the visual story of you then you would have spent a little more time art directing each shot. Performer, director, writer Miranda July, more thoughtful in this regard than the average girl, has artfully amassed […]

Y’all Come

Is it that time already? Yes, and we couldn’t be more on-edge-of-seat as The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA) rolls out its lineupof artists for the 2007 Time-Based Art Festival with a public (and free) reception at PICA (224 NW 13th)  next Wednesday, April 25, at 5:30 PM hosted by Artistic Director Mark Russell […]

ultra Q: Kristan Kennedy

2006 was a good year for Kristan Kennedy. Her work was again in the Oregon Biennial at the Portland Art Museum as well as in the Fresh show at the Elizabeth Leach Gallery. And Leach, who represents Kennedy, also took her work to Aqua Art in Miami. Meanwhile, as Visual Art Program Director for the […]

Cut + Paste Live Design Tournament To Come To PDX

According to pdxMindShare, Cut + Paste, the live design tournament will be coming to Portland in 07, July 7th to be exact. Cut + Paste is a head-to-head competition in front of a live audience in which eight designers throw down before a five-judge panel.  Don’t like to work with someone lookin’ over your shoulder? […]

Good Gossip – O!

When ultra contributor Carissa Wodehouse went into Relish over the weekend to buy these ceramic pieces she’d been ogling for months, made by Portland-based designer, Leah Nobilette, she discovered that she’s not the only one who’s taken with Nobilette’s spiky wonders. Turns out, according to Wodehouse, “that Oprah just bought out the whole collection—30 pieces […]