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Jesse Narens

I saw my first work by Jesse Narens several years ago at a group show where I was also exhibiting. I was blown away and purchased a small painting by him that is now in my study. Jesse’s work is intuitive, as honestly natural as it is about nature. It seems to arise from a […]

Owen Carey

My old friend, photographer Owen Carey, brings the eye and heart of an artist to his work.       Contact him at mailto:ocarey@mac.com

Oregon Artswatch
Tattoo you: art in the flesh

Gallery 114’s “InkBodySkinPaint+Fire,” with paintings by David Slader and photos by Owen Carey, looks at and below the surfaces of self A week ago Wednesday evening, the night before the official First Thursday opening at Gallery 114 of the artist-run gallery’s March show, InkBodySkinPaint+Fire, the basement space at Northwest Glisan Street and 11th Avenue was […]

InkBodySkinPaint+Fire – 2019

InkBodySkinPaint+Fire: David Slader & Owen Carey Gallery 114 March 7 — 30, 2019   The inked, curved back of a cancer patient. A painted figure of abstractly patterned and disjointed parts. A large, leaping man with Shakespearian quotes tattooed on his belly. All three — and a gallery of others — express longings, hopes, fears, losses […]