Gallery Review

Sculptor Erik Geschke invades your space

By Gabriel Lucich / January 31, 2024

Sculptor Erik Geschke invades your space. By Gabriel Lucich  Managing Editor We are fortunate to study on a campus that is absolutely crawling with art, maybe even infested with it. The current infestation in the Alexander Gallery includes a giant man, a disembodied head and a floor swarming with Muppet eyes. Erik Geschke, multimedia artist…

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Feminist photography and emotive still-life paintings

By Gabriel Lucich / November 29, 2023

  By Gabriel Lucich   The Art Department has debuted a multifaceted new showing from two local artists at the Alexander Gallery on the Oregon City campus. Grace Weston is a photographic artist that explores cultural and feminist ideas through her work. She plays with archetypal figures in the form of cultural images, texture and…

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Ralph Pugay

Art show not for the dogs

By Gabriel Lucich / October 16, 2023

By Gabriel Lucich   This term, Clackamas Community College welcomed Filipino-American artist Ralph Pugay (puh-gai), 40. Pugay’s current exhibit, “Paintings from the perspective of dog poet Pepper Meadows,” is showing now in the gallery through October 27.  If you don’t know that CCC hosts a rotating series of art exhibitions at the Alexander Gallery in…

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Clackamas Community College showcases student art

By Laura Canida / June 2, 2023

Story Laura Southers and Laura Canida The Alexander Gallery at Clackamas Community College showcased their annual Student Art Show May 11 – June 8. The exhibition showcased artwork made by CCC students during the 2023 academic year. The artwork included paintings, drawings, sculptures, ceramics, photography, digital design and jewelry making. Some of the art work…

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Tuesday at 2 – The Rose City Brass Quintet

By Dean Bechard / May 15, 2023

The Rose City Brass Quintet held an exhilarating performance during Clackamas Community College’s concert series, Tuesday at 2. The event was performed at Niemeyer Center’s band room in N119 on CCC’s Oregon City Campus. The space was packed with students, faculty and community members gathering around to listen to the brilliant performance. “Their performance was…

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Explore Portland’s best local vendors at the Hollywood Farmers Market

By Diego Garcia / March 15, 2023

Great vibes and food are live and well over at the Hollywood Farmers Market, located in the Grocery Outlet parking lot off 44th Avenue and Hancock Street in Portland. With more than 50 different rotating vendors from bakeries to cocktail syrups, Hollywood Farmers Market is sure to have a vendor that is right up your…

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Braided River exhibit provokes nerves

By Laura Southers / May 6, 2022

I enjoyed visiting the Alexander Art Gallery for the escape it provided from everyday life and for the relaxation provided to my overworked, overly scholastic, eyeballs. This was not possible at the gallery’s last exhibit, “Braided River: Lower Willamette Speaks,” which closed on April 29. It was more of a political manifesto than an artistic…

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“On Our Watch” exhibit visits Alexander Gallery

By Clackamas Print / April 17, 2019

Over the years there have been many different artist features on the walls of the Alexander Gallery, but the most recent art featured may be the first that had to be suspended from the galleries ceiling. On Our Watch is an art showcase by Melanie Stevens, a teacher at Pacific Northwest College of Art and…

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A look into “The Effects of Unexplained Phenomena” art exhibit

By Clackamas Print / February 19, 2019

Story by Eric Carlson Prepare to be stupefied: David Mylin’s art exhibit “The Effects of Unexplained Phenomena” features countless strange, bizarre and uncanny figures. All of these creations are more than just creatures, they are expressions of anger and frustration he has dealt with. The artist reception was held Tuesday, Feb. 12, where Mylin explained…

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Art show intrigues audience

By Clackamas Print / January 29, 2019

Story by Allie Perkins “Everything isn’t always exactly what it seems,” said Matthew Dennison. Dennison, a Portland-based artist, is showing his paintings, drawings and sculptures in his show, “Birth Mark,” in the Niemeyer Center on Clackamas Community College’s Oregon City campus. Dennison was recommended by art instructor Dave Andersen during a faculty meeting to discuss…

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