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It's a monthly look at arts gallery openings and other arts happenings - including Blackfish Gallery, Kim Osgood's 'Tree Lessons' and Ceramic Showcase and Gathering of the Guilds

COURTESY PHOTO - William Park's prints are part of 'Beauty' at Gallery 114.The Tribune will highlight some gallery openings and other arts happenings in the first edition of each month to coincide with First Thursday — this month, it's Thursday, April 4:

• Reminder: The exhibit 'the map is not the territory' features regional artists exploring place and boundaries. It's the first of three exhibits and focuses on the eastern edge of the Pacific Ocean from Oregon to Washington. It shows through May 5 at the Portland Art Museum, 1219 S.W. Park Ave. For more: www.portlandartmuseum.org.

• Hartman Fine Art, 134 N.W. Eighth Ave., shows "Hornsund," the work of photographer Corey Arnold, through April 27. It was made in conjuction with environmental group Project Pressure in 2013 and explores an otherworldly landscape on the front lines of climate change in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard in a fjord named Hornsund. For more: www.hartmanfineart.net.

• The Portland artist cooperative Blackfish Gallery, 420 N.W. Ninth Ave., is celebrating 40 years with a group show of work by past and current members, through April 27. For more: www.blackfish.com.

• Art by William Park (prints on aprons), Ruth Ross (painting) and Poca Kim (paintings of androgynous figures) is shown in "Beauty" at Gallery 114, 1100 N.W. Glisan St., April 4-27. For more: www.gallery114pdx.com.

• The Russo Lee Gallery, 805 N.W. 21st Ave., presents Kim Osgood's "Tree Lessons," which delves into the nature of sacred trees through her travels around the world and her study of Buddhism, Hinduism and Taoism. She's an accomplished climber, having been awarded the "16 Major NW Peaks" award by the Portland climbing club Mazamas. "Tree Lessons," and works from Tom Fawkes and Subarna Talukder Bose, show April 4-27. For more: www.russoleegallery.com.

• Blue Sky Gallery, 122 N.W. Eighth Ave., features photographer Noah Addis' "Future Cities," an exploration of the slums of the world, April 4-28. For more: www.blueskygallery.org.

• Portland Photo Month is being celebrated throughout April, including with the Photolucida show at Portland Art Museum, April 25-28. For more: www.photolucida.org.

• Make plans for the Oregon Potters Association's Ceramic Showcase and Gathering of the Guilds at Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., April 26-28. For more: www.oregonpotters.org, www.gatheringoftheguilds.com.

• Reminder: Portland Art Museum, 1219 S.W. Park Ave., offers free admission on First Thursday, 5-8 p.m., www.portlandartmuseum.org.

• For information on galleries: First Thursday, www.firstthursdayportland.com; Portland Art Dealers Association, www.padaoregon.org.


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