Sandy Brown Jensen

sunlight through trees
Gary Braasch

 

Courtesy of Karin Clarke Gallery

  

  This is Sandy Brown Jensen, and you’re listening to Viz City, KLCC’s arts review program. It’s August in Eugene where it’s all about the Mayor’s Art Show and the Eugene Biennial.

 

Two people standing in front of a garage waving. there is lots of snow and a pole wrappd with Christmas bunting.
https://deannadikeman.com/leaving-and-waving

 

This is Sandy Brown Jensen, and you're listening to Viz City, KLCC’s arts review program, version 2.0 as we reinvent ourselves in these pandemic days of social distancing.

We’ll all be spending more time at home with our heads in the internet, which as it happens, is a really great place to look at art.

 

colorful book cover
Gallery photo by Sandy Brown Jensen

Welcome to Viz City, KLCC’s arts review program. Today we’re inviting you to a book launch event by Eugene artist and writer LiDoña Wagner. Welcome, LiDoña. Can you tell us the name of your book and a little about it?

 LiDoña "The name of my current book is Seed of Imagination: An Ancestral Creative Journey because it tells both My and OUR ancestral journey AND the process of creating over 40 individual pieces of art to tell that story."

Artist Claire Burbridge just opened at JSMA with a show called "Pathways to the Invisible."
Portraits of the Artist by Sandy Brown Jensen

Welcome to Viz City, KLCC’s Arts review program. Today, Viz City has found its way onto the University of Oregon campus to visit the new exhibition at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art: “Claire Burbridge: Pathways to the Invisible.” Claire is originally from England, but she to Ashland, Oregon in 2010. 

Portrait of textile artist Robin Grace
Portrait by Sandy Brown Jensen

Welcome to Viz City, KLCC’s arts review program! Second Friday is coming up, and Dot Dotson Gallery has an intriguing new show called “Collaborators.” Tim Shields is the photographer mostly of lichen, and Rocin Grace is the textile artist who turns the photos into textural multi-media pieces by attaching ephemeral, intricate knitted elements. Here’s Robin, who will be on hand for the opening Friday evening 5-6.

Photographer Bob Newman's stunning photography featuring portraits of Irish Travellers is currently up in the Dot Dotson Gallery.
Photo of Bob Newman by Sandy Brown Jensen

Show: Viz City

Subject: Bob Newman

Date of Interview: Sat. Oct. 26, 2019

Date of Broadcast: Wed. Oct. 30, 

Script: Sandy Brown Jensen

Sound: Terry Way

Blog post link: https://www.klcc.org/post/bob-newman-show-dot-dotsons-showcases-beauty-irish-travellers

Lillian Pitt is a Pacific Northwest Native American artist whose ancestors lived in and near the Columbia River Gorge. The focus of her work is on creating contemporary fine art pieces that delight today’s art lovers, and at the same time, honor the histo
Portrait of the Artist by Sandy Brown Jensen

You’re listening to Viz City, KLCC’s Arts Review program. Lillian Pitt is a well-known Native American artist who has a show, “Gifts of My Ancestors” currently at the White Lotus Gallery. Viz City asked her about where she finds the soul of her art.

Painter Demetra Kalams is a resident artist at The Gallery — at 294 Smith St. in downtown Harrisburg
Portrait of the Artist Demetra Kalams by Sandy Brown Jensen

Viz City interviewed painter Demetra Kalams on Sun. Sept. 1, 2019 for a broadcast date of Wed. Sept. 4, 2019.

Welcome to Viz City, KLCC’s arts review program. There’s a new venue for art shows and classes — called simply The Gallery — at 294 Smith St. in downtown Harrisburg that’s been open for over a year now and today’s guest, Demetra Kalams is a resident artist there. As a watercolorist, I asked her who has inspired her the most?

 

NAEEMEH NAEEMAEI: "DREAMS BEFORE EXTINCTION" AND "UNDER THE EARTH, OVER THE MOON"  June 15, 2019 to December 31, 2019At The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

Works by Jamie Newton currently showing in Eugene.
By permission of The White Lotus Gallery and Jamie Newton

White Lotus Gallery

Exhibition Dates: June 7- July 13, 2019

Today Viz City talks with artist Jamie Newton. You have until July 13 to check out his remarkable show at The White Lotus Gallery.

Artist Lynda Lanker in her home studio in Eugene, Oregon
Sandy Brown Jensen

Viz City was privileged to interview artist Lynda Lanker in connection with her current participation with the show at the White Lotus Gallery: She Flies With Her Own Wings: Celebrating Female Artistry

Exhibition Dates: March 2 – April 13

Craig Cheshire in his Portland home studio
Sandy Brown Jensen

Craig Cheshire at Karin Clarke's "Five Oregon Painters"

Poster inviting the public to the Dot Dotson Show
Sandy Brown Jensen


You're looking here at the main stage gallery of the Maude Kerns Art Center, beautifully curated by Executive Director Michael Fishe
Photo by Sandy Brown Jensen

Viz City Interview with Michael Fisher, Curator of the MKAC Member’s Show 2018

Date of Interview: Friday, Nov. 30, 2018

Date of Broadcast: Wed. Dec. 5, 2018

RE:  Maude Kerns Art Center’s  “Art For All Seasons” Annual Membership Show and Club Mud Ceramics Sale.

Margaret Coe demonstrates her plein aire kit while painting in the streets of Venice in her Artist Talk at the Karin Clarke Gallery
Peter J. Jensen

Margaret Coe & The City of Light at the Karin Clarke Gallery

Hello there! This is Sandy Brown Jensen, and you’re listening to Viz City, KLCC’s Arts Review Program. We’ve got a week of post-Thanksgiving gray weather coming up, and i can’t think of a better place to get a blast of sunshine than to stop in at the Karin Clarke Gallery at 760 Willamette to fill your eyes and soak up with images of Venice, The City of Light.

Analee Fuentes, one of the many talented artists in this years Day of the Dead exhibit at Maude Kerns Art Center, talks about the roots of this now pan-Hispanic celebration
Sandy Brown Jensen

Mexican-American Artist Analee Fuentes Celebrates Day of the Dead at Maude Kerns Art Center

Welcome to Viz City, KLCC’s Arts Review program. It’s the 25th anniversary of the Day of the Dead Show at Maude Kerns Art Center. Local Mexican-American artist Analee Fuentes has deep roots in this tradition.

"Day of the Dead is something that was celebrated as [sort of] a harvest ritual, and also a celebration of this cycle of life and death in Mexico, although it is celebrated in other Latin American countries."

Greg Pfarr has been honored with a show in the Governor's Office during 2019
Sandy Brown Jensen

GREG PFARR HONORED WITH SHOW IN THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE

Viz City caught up with printmaker and painter Greg Pfarr on Fri. Sept. 21,2018 for a Viz City segment broadcast on Wed. Oct. 3, 2018.

Today we’re in Lewisburg, seven miles north of Corvallis, talking to mountain and glacier-obsessed artist Greg Pfarr:

"Shy Owl" Linotype by Diane Sandall at Out on a Limb Gallery
Sandy Brown Jensen

  Home Again and Appreciating Local Galleries

Home is the sailor, home from the sea!

 

Hello, this is Sandy Brown Jensen for Viz City, KLCC’s Arts Review program. I’m back home in our beautiful Oregon after a summer bringing you art news from all over Europe.

 

Now I’m home again, wandering the gallery spaces of Eugene, Eugene, the Little Green Apple. I’m struck by how very lucky we are to live in such a unique and beautiful place on this planet.

 

Dan Chen, watercolor on silk
Sandy Brown Jensen

Show: Viz City

Subject: Dan Chen and his Chinese Watercolor on Silk Class

Date of Interview: Friday, Feb. 7, 2017