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PALS in Texas


PALS artist Ricky Bearghost will be showing his weavings at the Webb Gallery in Waxahachie, TX alongside celebrated outsider artists Ike E. Morgan and Taylor Rushing. 

The opening reception is set for May 26th, 2019. Please visit the Webb's official website for more info:

For the exhibit's price list, please contact Julie and Bruce Webb at: / / 972-938-8085 / 214-632-747

Artist in Residence - Jason Triefenbach

Meet our first artist-in-residence Jason Triefenbach. 

Jason is working on collaborative sculptures with our artists at the Portland Art & Learning Studio. 

In addition to his mixed media studio practice, Jason has been active in Nonprofit Community Arts for over two decades and has organized exhibitions, performances and workshops for such organizations as Craft Alliance (St. Louis MO), Co- Prosperity Sphere (Chicago IL), and Able Arts Work (Los Angeles CA)

You can meet Jason on Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 from 4pm - 7pm at our open house for Design Week Portland.  

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April 10th, 2019 - Design Portland Festival - Open House


On April 10th, 2019 the Portland Art & Learning Studio will be open from 4pm - 7pm for a special Design Week Portland event. 

During the event, we will be screening short films created by our artists as well as releasing the spring newsletter to the public. Mathew Spencer, whose show "Am I A Monster" is on view in our gallery, will be in attendance to talk about the exhibit. 

You can RSVP for our free event on the official Design Portland website, by clicking here:

"Am I A Monster" - An Exhibit by Mathew Spencer

PALS' artist, Mathew Spencer, has a solo exhibition named "Am I A Monster" opening in our gallery on March 30th, 2019 from noon - 2pm. His new body of work explores the concept of stigma in ceramic sculptures and drawings. Mathew's sculptures will be available for online purchase the week following his reception. 

Accompanying the opening reception for "Am I A Monster" will be a poetry reading by several of PALS' writers. This portion of the afternoon is an official off-site event of the AWP Conference in Portland. 

Our gallery is located at 4852 NE...

The Oregonian

We are featured in an article by Amy Wang for The Oregonian that you can read here:

The Oregonian is a daily newspaper based in Portland, OR. It is the largest newspaper in Oregon and the oldest continuously published newspaper on the West Coast of the United States. 

"Inside Portland Art and Learning Studios' five-month-old, 10,000-square-foot studio and gallery on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, artists have gathered for another day of creative expression." - read more