March First Thursday

Posted 14 February 2018

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Will Keller's Breakfast 3.1 is featured in "The Color of Longing," on view in the Ellyn Bye Studio Lobby through March 18.

Every First Thursday, we open our doors to the community: whether you're just strolling by, headed to a gallery down the street, or here for a show, come on in and join us for local music, snacks a-plenty, and a complimentary beer from our neighbors over at Deschutes. 

In March, peruse two separate galleries and hear live music by Kodachrome composer Jana Crenshaw. Recurring Chapters in the Book of Inevitable Outcomes is an installation by Brenda Mallory, a local artist and member of the Cherokee Nation. "The Color of Longing," curated by our neighbors at Blue Sky Gallery, brings together images that use color to reflect on Kodachrome's themes of nostalgia, unrequited love, and human frailty. 

Thursday, March 1

5 - 7 p.m. 


About Jana Crenshaw

Jana Crenshaw (aka Jana Losey) is a singer-songwriter and composer originally from Lawrenceville, PA. After touring extensively as a performer, Jana moved to Portland in 2008, reinventing herself as a composer and teacher. Credits include: The Armory (FuturaA Small FireChinglishOther Desert CitiesVanya and Sonia and Masha and SpikeConstellations), Portland Playhouse (Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K LeGuin/Hand2Mouth), Liminal (Our Town), CoHo Productions (Note to Self), and performing in a devised piece called Please Validate Your Identity as part of Portland’s Fertile Ground Festival. Jana is currently writing a third-grade musical, working on a new solo album, writing a solo theater piece, and hopes to be composing and performing more and more! Forever thank yous to Casi Pacilio and Mic and Audrey Crenshaw.

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Running February 3 to March 18 in the Ellyn Bye Studio.

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