2017 Portfolio Walk

Photolucida’s Portfolio Walk

The Portfolio Walk is back this year! This fan-favorite event is open to the public and draws a huge crowd so get there early (or, hot tip, late)! Over 150 emerging and established photographers lay their photographs out on tables to present to the public – you! This event is a wonderful chance for the Portland community to meet photographers, engage in conversation, and view photographic works. Join us at the Portland Art Museum in the Fields Ballroom on Thursday, April 25th from 6-9pm for this always-dynamic event!

Date: Thursday, April 25th, 2019
Time: 6:00-9:00pm, free and open to the public
Location: Portland Art Museum, Fields Ballroom

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2019 Photobook Fair!

Get ready for our second-ever Photobook Fair on Saturday, April 27th – this evening event is all about celebrating the photobook! Join 12 small-press publishers set up with collectible, hard-to-find-elsewhere publications on hand to view or purchase. Publishers include AINT-BAD, Candela Books, Dark Spring Press, Daylight Books, Fall Line Press, Fraction Editions, Kehrer Verlag, Kris Graves Projects, One Twelve, Princeton Architectural Press, Radius Books, and Zatara Press. Many artists will be in attendance to sign copies.

Date: Saturday, April 27th, 2019
Time: 6:30-9:00pm
Location: Blue Sky Gallery, 122 NW 8th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

Adriene Hughes: Untitled (From the series Southern California)

Photolucida’s Silent Auction!

Date: Saturday, April 27th, 2019
Time: 12:00-9:00pm
Location: Blue Sky Gallery

Photolucida’s SILENT AUCTION will feature some incredible photographic work – including prints from Amy Friend, Cheryle St. Onge, Tamara Staples, Adriene Hughes, Maya Meissner, Cable Hoover, and Ekaterina Solovieva. All proceeds from the auction will go towards funding scholarships for the next Photolucida’s Reviews event.

Visit the auction table at Blue Sky Gallery Saturday starting at noon, make your bids, and auction will conclude at 9pm!

Daesha Devón Harris: You bid me hold my peace, And dry my fruitless tears, Forgetting that I bear, A pain beyond my years, 2016

Artist Talk – Daesha Devón Harris

Date: Friday, April 26th, 2019
Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Location: Blue Sky Gallery

Blue Sky Alumna Daesha Devón Harris has spent the month of April immersed in the Blue Sky/Sitka Center Residency. Join us to hear about Daesha’s residency and current work that is connected to her active role in her community as a youth advocate, social activist and cultural history preservationist. The gentrification of her hometown and it’s effect on the local Black community has played a major role in both her advocacy and her artwork.

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Free to the public!


Blue Moon Camera + The Portland Darkroom’s Analog Print Swap 

Location: Blue Moon Camera (8417 N Lombard St.)
Date: April 20th, 2019
Time: 6-8pm
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The Portland Darkroom and Blue Moon Camera and Machine are working together to host our second Analog Print Swap. Come by Blue Moon Camera to celebrate the analog community, with the folks from PDR! We’ll be appreciating art, swapping prints, sharing our love for all things analog, and, of course, the usual shenanigans.

To participate in the print swap, bring a print made from a film photograph and walk away with a print made by another community member. 8×10 or smaller please. Non-analog printing methods are fine.

When Time Stands Still (silver gelatin photograph housed in vintage clock)

Photography Council Brown Bag Lunch Talk – Heidi Kirkpatrick

Date: Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Location: Whitsell Auditorium, Portland Art Museum

While presenting several bodies of work, Heidi will speak about the ups and downs of leading a creative life, how her life events shape the work she creates, and the joy of teaching.

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Free to the public!