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Portland Art Museum's podcast features PALS' artist Mathew Spencer

Listen to the latest episode of the Portland Art Museum's podcast featuring PALS' artist Mathew Spencer:

Mathew Spencer was interviewed by the Portland Art Museum's podcast about his career as an artist, what it's like to work out of the Portland Art & Learning Studio, and more. His exhibit "Am I A Monster" closes on June 20th, 2019 at our gallery inside the studio. 

Minnie Driver narrates "Three Cities Social" exhibition video

Academy Award nominee, Minnie Driver, of Good Will Hunting and TV's Speechless, has narrated a short video about "Three Cities Social" - a multi-city exhibition of work by artists with a variety of intellectual and developmental disabilities. Two artists from the Portland Art & Learning Studio are in the exhibition, which kicks off on June 8, 2019 at the UCPLA Washington Reid Gallery in the Culver City Arts District of Southern California. The exhibit then travels to Chicago, IL where it will go on display starting September 13 as part...

Alister Bond's "My Works" at Stumptown Coffee Roasters

Alister Bond has his debut solo exhibit "My Works" at Stumptown Coffee Roasters on June 8, 2019. The exhibit was curated by Wendy Swartz, who selected 18 original paintings created by Alister at the Portland Art & Learning Studio. 

The opening reception of "My Works" is June 8, 2019 from 4 - 6pm at the Stumptown Coffee Roasters on 4525 SE Division Street, Portland, OR 97206.

To see a price list and purchase works from the show, please contact Wendy Swartz at 



Three studios for artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities have joined forces for a traveling exhibition named “Three City Social.”  The exhibition will travel between the studios’ galleries in Los Angeles, suburban Chicago, and Portland, Oregon.

Exhibiting Artists: Shannon Anderson, Amanda Gantner, Paul Hassan, Nikole Heusman, Aaron Hutchinson, Bea Olea.

UCPLA Washington Reid Gallery
June 8, 2019 – August 2, 2019
Opening Reception: 6:00 to 9:00pm
6110 W. Washington Boulevard, Culver City, California 90232

The UCPLA Washington Reid Gallery showcases the intersection of personal expression and unadulterated independence. Our exhibition space and studios promote inimitable, experimental,...

The Portland Art & Learning Studio in The Oregonian's Arts & Entertainment edition

The Oregonian put a mention of our exhibit "TIME>SPACE>PLACE" in their Friday Arts & Entertainment edition. Below is a photograph of the write-up. Jason Triefenbach, our inaugural artist-in-residence, curated the exhibit for 1122 Gallery, which opens May 17th, 2019 from 6pm - 10pm and runs until June 17th by appointment.