July 23 – September 5: Behind the Shoji Art Show & Sale @ Portland Japanese Gardens

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Behind the Shoji Art Show and Sale 2011
July 23 September 5
Garden Hours
In the Pavilion
Cost: Included with Garden admission

Portland Japanese  Gardens
611 SW Kingston Ave, Portland, Oregon 97205
More info: japanesegarden.com/events/behind-the-shoji/

John Wirth
Join us for the Garden's annual art show and sale. This year's Behind the Shoji Art Show and Sale will feature a collection of handmade items including pottery, glass, jewelry, wood carvings, textiles and more. This one-of-a-kind show features Asian-inspired original artwork and unique gifts for sale. There's something for every taste and budget.

Some of the show's featured artists of note this year include Japanese woodcarver Masamichi Nitani, ceramic artist David Piper, metal artist Arnon Kartmazov, and woodblock printmaker Walt Padgett, just to name a few.
The show runs July 23 through September 5 and is open during regular Garden hours (10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday and from noon-7 p.m. Mondays). Artist demonstrations will take place on the weekends throughout the show's run starting at 11 a.m.

2011 Artist Demonstrations at 11 a.m. Behind the Shoji Art Show and Sale:

Saturday, July 23: Walt Padgett woodblock prints
Sunday, July 24: Michael DiBitetto etching/prints
Saturday, July 30: Ron Linn ceramicist
Sunday, July 31: Jill Gaddis glass artist
Sunday, August 7: Christina Brown textile artist
Saturday, August 13: Lee Haga upscale jewelry
Sunday, August 14: John Wirth metal art
Saturday, August 20: Ken Pincus ceramicist
Sunday, August 21: Tom Kostes photography
Saturday, August 27: Masamichi Nitani woodworking
Sunday, August 28: Teresa Ruch bamboo dying/textiles
Saturday, September 3: Karen Fullerton sumi-e prints and cards
Sunday, September 4: Maarja Paris felting/textiles

Other Featured Artists:

John Benn ceramacist
Kurumi Conley glass artist
Heike Edossa photography cards
Colleen Gallagher ceramicist
Motoko Hori ceramicist
Terry Hutchinson ceramicist
Jim Johnstone ceramicist
Arnon Kartmazov metal art
Janice Mercure paper artist
Karen Miller textile artist
Leela Morimoto jewelry
Hiroshi Ogawa ceramicist
Reid Ozaki ceramicist
David Piper ceramicist
Lori Presthus jewelry and prints
Jan Rentenaar ceramicist
Nishiura Ryokusuido Japanese Antique Gallery
Chiyo Sanada calligraphy/sumi-e
Kikoko Shepherd sumi-e painter
Aki Sogabe kiri-e print artist
Wataru Sugiyama ceramicist
Susan Taylor fused glass artist
Rabun Thompson and Susan Levine mixed media artists
Paul Wisdom metal sculpture