Nucleus Portland

FUTURE EXHIBITIONS

Kerbi Urbanowski & Ben Houtkamp

July 22 - August 9 , 2022

Opening Reception: July 22 / 5pm - 8pm


Kerbi Urbanowski
California

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Ben Houtkamp
Illinois



Matt Schu Small Solo

July 22 - August 9 , 2022

Opening Reception: July 22 / 5pm - 8pm


Matt Schu
Portland, Oregon

Matt Schu is an artist & illustrator based in Portland, Oregon, USA. Working most often with ink and gouache on paper, he is preoccupied with houses, trees, rocks, and cloudy skies.



Felicia Chiao Solo Exhibition 2022

August 12 - September 5, 2022

Opening Reception: Aug 12th / 5pm - 8pm


Felicia Chiao
California

Felicia is an industrial designer by day and an illustrator at night. She is usually based in San Francisco, CA but travels often for work and can be found drawing at 2AM in any time zone. All of her work is done traditionally with Copic markers on brown toned paper.




 

Faunwood Solo Exhibition 2022

September 9 - September 26 , 2022

Opening Reception: Sept 9 / 5pm - 8pm


Faunwood

Oregon

Miranda Zimmerman is an artist and designer located in Eugene, Oregon. She uses inspiration from nature and her background in science to create intricate and dreamlike creatures. Her work invites the viewer to explore a world where the lines between science and fantasy are blurred (with plenty of video-game inspired cuteness along the way)!



Power in Numbers 7: Postcard Show

October 1 - 17, 2022

Opening Reception: Oct 1


Together with Gallery Nucleus LA, we are excited to present Power In Numbers 7
Since the first PIN 
in 2006, the show will continue to feature hundreds of artwork in a postcard format. Both galleries will have separate rosters. 

Purchasing artwork: first come first serve.
The full exhibition will go online after the opening reception.
No previews or pre-sales. All sales are final.

Each 5" x 7" original will be sold for $100
 

 


 

Julian Callos Small Solo

October 1 - 17, 2022

Opening Reception: Oct 1


Julian Callos
California

Julian Callos is an illustrator and gallery artist based in Los Angeles. He graduated from Otis College of Art & Design in 2009 and has since worked with a diverse roster of clients that includes The New York Times, Scientific American, The New Republic, and Chipotle. His illustration work has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators and American Illustration, and his paintings have been exhibited in galleries across the US and abroad. Julian has explored a wide variety of subjects in his work, which can range from lighthearted takes on popular culture to darker, symbolism-filled narratives. He is continuously fascinated by nature, folklore, death, and the allure of the unknown.
 

 


 

Sasaku Kusuriyubi Solo Exhibition

November 12 - December 4 , 2022

Opening Reception: Nov 12 / 4pm - 7pm


Sasaku Kusuriyubi is a painter living in Japan. They draws landscape of the heart and animism as motifs. 


Born in the countryside overlooking the mountains and the sea, all the small life forms (insects, fish, and beasts) around me are always trying their best to live in a tense and savage world without criticizing each other. At some point, their existence became a symbol of freedom and equality in my mind, and they affirmed me as a living being. In my paintings, my theme is to depict their freedom through characterization.


three Small Solo Exhibition 2022

November 11 - December 4 , 2022

Opening Reception: Nov 11 / 4pm - 7pm


three
Japan


1986 Born in Japan “Three” is known for their sculptures made from melted PVC figures. 

 


Dadu Shin Small Solo 2022

November 12 - December 4 , 2022

Opening Reception: Nov 12 / 4pm - 7pm


Dadu Shin
New York

Mini show: TBA

Dadu Shin was born and raised in Massachusetts. After attending the Rhode Island School of Design(RISD), he moved to New York City and is now working as a freelance illustrator. He has worked for such clients as The Boston Globe, The New York Times, Plansponsor, and Simon & Schuster. 

For a show preview email: galleristpdx@gallerynucleus.com


Alfred Liu Solo Exhibition 2022

 December 9 - January 8, 2022


Opening: December 9th / 4pm - 7pm


Australia

“Growing up with my Grandmother she embedded in me a love for Chinese history,mythology and culture.Growing up in Australia has shaped who I am, When I paint and draw all my colors and ideas are rooted in my surroundings, no matter where I go this is my home...”

Fantasy and sci-fi has always been and still is an important part of my life, the stories have taken me places that are beyond this world, it has been wonderful, frightening and exciting!”

 


Kim Slate Small Solo Exhibition 2022

TBA - TBA , 2022

Opening Reception: TBA / 4pm - 7pm


Kim Slate
Oregon 

Hi! I’m an artist and animator living in Portland, Oregon. I studied animation at the California Institute of the Arts and worked on films such as Coraline, ParaNormanThe BoxtrollsKubo and the Two Strings and Missing Link.

 


Cluster

January TBA - TBA , 2023

Opening Reception: TBA / 4pm - 7pm
 


Huntz Liu and Friends

March TBA - TBA , 2023

Opening Reception: TBA 

 


Huntz Liu
California



Shintaro Kago Solo Exhibition

April TBA - TBA , 2023

Opening Reception: TBA / 4pm - 7pm


Shintaro Kago
Japan

Shintaro Kago is a Japanese manga artist that has been working in the field since 1988. He describes himself as kisou mangaka (“bizarre manga artist”), and his work usually features strong satirical overtones as well as themes of grotesque, experimental, and the bizarre. He has published numerous comics and stories in his career, notable among them Super-Conductive Brains Parataxis published in the magazine Weekly Young Jump. In 2014 he also designed the cover for Flying Lotus's album You're Dead!, as well as producing illustrations for each of the songs.


 


 

Salut! 8 Coaster Art Show

June 2023


Opening Reception: TBA

Details TBA
 

 


Lihao Lu, Kevin Sabo & Betty Jiang

July TBA  - July TBA, 2023

Opening Reception: TBA / 4pm - 7pm


Lihao Lu
Australia

Lihao is a Chinese Australian artist based in Sydney.  His work is inspired by Chinese culture, human emotion, music and nature. Ink is his choice of medium, subtle colour on the smooth paper surface compliments his idea of balance. 

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Kevin Sabo
Virginia

Kevin Sabo is a painter (b. 1992) in Virginia Beach, VA (USA) and currently based in Richmond, VA (USA). He trained and studied art throughout his youth and graduated with a BFA in Studio Art from James Madison University in 2015. His paintings are typically multi-media - acrylic, ink, spray, collage work that is largely based around the figure, often playing with character and fashion. Themes of queer identity, satire, existential revelations can be spotted throughout his expressive work. Sabo describes his paintings as large sketches, as they are never pre-determined ahead of the end result.

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Betty Jiang
California

Betty works full-time in both the animation and video game industry. On her down time, you can find her chilling with her bunnies and drinking matcha smoothies.




Power in Numbers 8: Postcard Show

October TBA, 2023

Opening Reception: TBA


Together with Gallery Nucleus LA, we are excited to present Power In Numbers 7
Since the first PIN 
in 2006, the show will continue to feature hundreds of artwork in a postcard format. Both galleries will have separate rosters. 

Purchasing artwork: first come first serve.
The full exhibition will go online after the opening reception.
No previews or pre-sales. All sales are final.

Each 5" x 7" original will be sold for $100
 

 


 

Adrian Contreras Small Solo

October TBA , 2023

Opening Reception: TBA / 4pm - 7pm




Adrian Contreras
California

Adrian Contreras (B.1987, Santa Maria, CA) is an illustrator and designer based out of Los Angeles, CA. In 2017, he received his BFA in Illustration Design from Art Center College of Design. 

Adrian primarily works with airbrush using water based acrylics. Inspired by 70's West Coast airbrush art, Chicano culture, skateboarding and his affinity for cats, Adrian's work explores topics of internet culture, mortality and social commentary of Latin American culture.

 


Sean Mahan & TBA

November TBA , 2023

Opening Reception: TBA / 4pm - 7pm


Sean Mahan
Florida



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