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Collaboration

Collaboration Closed on: January 8, 2010
 
We're looking for artists that want to create original works based on a fun fact about Portland Oregon.  This collection will be for sale exclusively on Society6 as open-edition, giclee prints - and possibly a future group show in Portland.  
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Photos from The Portland Prints Show
Thanks to everyone who showed up last night. It was a great opening and really fun time. Here are a few snaps, more to come...
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The Portland Prints Show
We're very excited to see all the great work being posted in the "Portland" Studio. Preparations are under way for the March 6th show at 19TEN Gallery in NE Portland.

Much thanks to all the artists who are participating, Mark Searcy for curating and to Blaine Fontana for helping us get set up over at 19TEN. Also thanks to our friends at Plywerk for mounting a few of the prints on their finest bamboo Plywerk and to Pinball Publishing for creating some scout books for the occasion.

We're looking forward to seeing everyone who lives in the Portland area (and beyond). This is not just an art show or a print showcase, but a chance for us to meet up and share a few tasty microbrews.

Feel free to bring anyone and everyone you know and to help spread the word. If you want to promote the wonderful prints for sale, please use this link for the Studio store: http://www.society6.com/studio/portland/store
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Rachel Caldwell's Portland Print on the cover of the Portland Mercury this week
Exciting news! Rachel Caldwell's Portland Print - http://www.society6.com/studio/portland/Portland__Beards - is the cover of this week's Portland Mercury - http://www.portlandmercury.com

It hits the newsstands tonight, and all the street corners of Portland will become magically more "beardier."

AND...

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!!
The Portland Prints show at 19TEN Gallery

SAT 6 MARCH 2010
7-10pm
1910 N Killingsworth
Portland, OR

Where you will be able to see the Portland Prints in all their printed beauty while mingling with other Portland Society6 artists!

You can view all the Portland Prints online here - http://www.society6.com/studio/portland/store

As we are gearing up for our upcoming Portland Prints show, you will be seeing a lot more information popping up here. Please help us spread the word through promoting these prints and posts, commenting on your favorites, and spreading the news via Facebook/Twitter/Blogs/etc.

Thanks to you all for already making this collaboration something beautiful for Portland... and we are still awaiting a few more prints... exciting!!
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Portland Prints Artists Selected - and more!!
Thanks to all Society6 artists who applied for the Portland Prints! As much as we wanted to include you all we had to keep the selection down to a manageable number. A big wet Portland THANK YOU to you all!

Check out some of the Portland Prints that have already been submitted here - http://www.society6.com/studio/portland/store - be sure to promote them, and make encouraging comments!

Big thanks to Maxime Francout, Aurélie Grand, Rachel Caldwell, Santiago Uceda, and Christiane Engel for getting the ball rolling and submitting their Portland Prints first. You have gotten us all inspired to see how the this collaboration is going to make for a special one for Portland.

AND NOW... THE LIST...
Here is the list of all the Society6 artists who'll be presenting a Portland Print.
http://www.society6.com/studio/aurliegrand
http://www.society6.com/studio/jessfogel
http://www.society6.com/studio/desertfriends
http://www.society6.com/studio/uberkraaft
http://www.society6.com/studio/fontanastudios
http://www.society6.com/studio/gemmacorrell
http://www.society6.com/studio/santiagouceda
http://www.society6.com/studio/ryanbubnis
http://www.society6.com/studio/jonmacnairportfolio
http://www.society6.com/studio/thirstyfly
http://www.society6.com/studio/btlivermore
http://www.society6.com/studio/jessdouglas
http://www.society6.com/studio/somethingweird
http://www.society6.com/studio/tatianawills
http://www.society6.com/studio/valenzuela
http://www.society6.com/studio/dibec
http://www.society6.com/studio/joshuaclay

NEXT UP!!!
Mark you calendars, SAT 6 MARCH 2010 - The Portland Prints show at 19TEN gallery - 1910 N Killingsworth - Portland, OR!! (Details coming)
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Artist selection is getting started
Hey everyone, just giving you a heads up that Mark and I are beginning the curation process for the Portland Prints. We're aiming to include around 15 artists in the collection. Please stay tuned and we will follow with you directly with more details. Happy turkey day!
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Portland Facts
Let's get started! Share your ideas, links, and inspiration about Portland as comments to this post, so we can create a Portland fact/inspiration hub.

Here's some to start with:
- Portland got its name by a coin toss. It was a "toss-up" between Boston and Portland.
- Portland is the bike-mecca of the US
- Portland has tons of nicknames. Stumptown, Bridgetown, Rose City, City of Roses, etc.
- People love their coffee in Portland
- Hipsters!
- Lewis & Clark
- The Willamette and the Columbia River
- The Columbia River Gorge
- All the Parks within the city limits!!
- Public Transit
- All them parades in June
- It rains a lot in the winters
- Many of the characters in the Simpsons are named after streets in Portland

LINKS:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portland,_Oregon
http://bikeportland.org/
http://www.pdxhistory.com/
http://www.flickr.com/groups/pdx/
http://www.flickr.com/groups/portlandmercury/

Let's keep the ideas and links rolling!
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Portland Prints
We're very excited to kick off this collaboration. Mark Searcy of 'Most Wonderful' is working with us to curate this series. You may also know Mark from his work with Art Prostitute. See Mark here: http://www.society6.com/thisdotcomtaken

The goal of this project is to create an inspired collection of art prints based on Portland Oregon. We're starting with Portland and want to carry this idea out to all major cities in the world. More details to follow regarding selection and next steps.

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