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 hopping . . .

 

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Oregon Artswatch, March 14, 2019

https://www.orartswatch.org/tattoo-you-art-in-the-flesh/

The Portland exhibit and performance series includes literary readings from Street Roots vendors

David Slader and Owen Carey don’t have a spot of ink between them, but tattoos are the central theme of their co-exhibition at Gallery 114 in the Pearl District later this month, beginning on First Thursday . . .

 

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Street Roots News, March 1, 2019

https://news.streetroots.org/2019/03/01/art-identity-tattoos-movement-prose-gallery-114

July 6 is a red-letter day for David Slader – in both his former life as an attorney and his current life as an artist.

On July 6, 2004, the Portland Archdiocese filed for bankruptcy protection after settling dozens of claims by victims of sexually abusive priests; attorney David Slader represented those victims. Thirteen years to the day later, artist David Slader opens his show . . .

 

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Oregon Jewish Life, May 2017

https://orjewishlife.com/art-and-humanity/

David Slader Delayed Pursuing Art to Forge a Legal Career

With his paintings and artwork, retired plaintiffs’ attorney David Slader is making up for lost time.

Over the past decade, he has regained that “freedom to create the improbable” by returning to his first love . . .

 

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Oregon State Bar Bulletin, April 2017

Helping-Others-Healing-Himself.pdf

Artwork by David Slader featured in James DePreist tribute, Playbills NW Magazine, 2013