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Photography exhibit explores Columbia River basin
Photos and Story by James Hill
ROCK CREEK CAMPUS – The Rock Creek Art Gallery at Portland Community College is showcasing photos of the Columbia River basin and the people who live and work there. Mark Barnes’ exhibit "Downriver" is on display until Friday, April 29 at the gallery, located in Room 122 of Building 3 on the Rock Creek Campus (17705 N.W. Springville Rd.). The collection, which consists of two dozen pieces, depicts the lower Columbia River basin and its tributaries as well as the lives and surroundings of former loggers, fishermen and factory workers. Barnes is a graduate of Southern Oregon University and has exhibited at the Portland and Seattle art museums. Rock Creek Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday. For more information, visit the gallery’s Web site at: spot.pcc.edu/rockcreekgallery. Or contact gallery director Prudence Roberts at 503-614-7362.