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Northview exhibit explores use of metal

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PORTLAND, Ore. – The Northview Gallery is getting into metal.

The Portland Community College art gallery will host the exhibit, “Metals Today,” from Monday, Jan. 8 through Feb. 7. The gallery is located in Room 214 of the CT Building of the Sylvania Campus (12000 S.W. 49th Ave.).

“Metals Today” is a collection of works by three metal artists and how they view their role in today’s art scene. Each artist is an accomplished metal smith or jeweler, and each has found new and unique ways of expressing their voices in traditional and non-traditional works that may include metal.

The artists include Heidi Schwegler and Junko Iijima of Portland, and Sarah Graham of San Francisco, Calif. The artists will host a talk and reception on Thursday, Jan. 11 from 3 to 6 p.m. in the gallery.

The Northview Gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, contact Gene Flores, gallery director, at 503-977-8315.

Portland Community College is the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, serving approximately 88,200 full- and part-time students. For more PCC news, please visit us on the Web at www.pcc.edu/news. PCC has three comprehensive campuses, five workforce training and education centers, and 200 community locations in the Portland metropolitan area. The PCC district encompasses a 1,500-square-mile area in northwest Oregon and offers two-year degrees, one-year certificate programs, short-term training, alternative education, pre-college courses and life-long learning.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »

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