This weekend in Portland:
The Wurstminster Dog Show: Over 100 international artists representing over 100 dog breeds.
Saturday February 3rd from 6pm-10pm
The Cleaners @ The Ace Hotel
403 SW 10th Avenue, Portland, Oregon
The Wurst Gallery launches their biggest show to date, with over 100 artists from all over the world each representing a different dog breed in their own unique way - from a five-foot plush doll to postcard-sized paintings. A portion of the proceeds of the art sales from this event will benefit Dove Lewis Animal Hospital in Portland, OR. Artists featured in the show hail from Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Germany, United Kingdom, Canada, Denmark, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Philippines, Norway, Sweden and throughout the United States.
A one-night exhibit of the Wurstminster Dog Show will take place on Saturday, February 3rd at the soon to be opened Ace Hotel in Portland. Following the opening event, the work will be displayed and for sale online at http://thewurstgallery.com.
Featuring work by the following artists:
A.J. Purdy, Aaron Draplin, Aaron Meshon, Aaron Renier, Adam Bayer, Adam Haynes, Allan Sanders, Amanda Visell, Amy Earles, Amy Ruppel, APAK, Arbito, Beci Orpin, Benjamin Marra, Betsy Walton, Bill Barminski, Bjørn Lie, Blair Kelly, Brad Simon, Brandon Reese, Bubi Au Yeung, Bwana Spoons, Camilla Engman, Casey Burns, Charley Harper, Charles Whiteside, Chris Hutchinson, Cody Hudson, Cupco, Damion Triplett, Dan Anderson, Dan Funderburgh, Daniel A. St. George II, Derek Aylward, Driscoll Reid, Eamo Donnelly, Eleanor Grosch, Elisabeth Doherty, Emil Kozak, Emily Ryan, Erik Railton, Evan B. Harris, Eyeformation, Fawn Gehweiler, Feanne, Frances Castle, Geoffrey Lorenzen, Gideon Baws, Gina Triplett and Matt Curtius, Grady Mcferrin, Greg "Pnut" Galinsky, Guy Burwell, Hannah Stouffer, Heiko Müller, Holly Stevenson, HuskMitNavn, Jason Vivona, Jen Leong, Jennifer Muskopf, Jeremyville, Jess Hutch, Jesse LeDoux, Jessica Barnes, Jessica Lynch, Jill Bliss, Johnny Yanok, Jon Klassen, Juliana Pedemonte (Colorblok), Julianna Bright, Junichi Tsuneoka, Kangaroo Alliance, Kara Yanagawa, Kate Bingaman, Kate Sutton, Kelly Haigh, Keri Smith, Kevin Scalzo, Kirsten Ulve, Klaus Haapaniemi, Koichiro Takagi, Le Merde, Leo Hillier, Linzie Hunter, Little Friends of Printmaking, Luke Ramsey, Lyn Nance-Sasser, Mark Ulriksen, Martin Ontiveros, Matt Cassity, Matt Clark, Matt Furie, Mauro Gatti, Max Miceli, Maxwell Holyoke-Hirsch, Meg Hunt, Mia Hansen, Michael Paulus, Michael Wertz, Mikey Walsh, Miki Amano, Mr. Pinks, Mizna Wada, Molly Anderson, Mona Superhero, Nate Beaty, Nick Deakin, Nick Weidenfeld, Noah Butkus, Nora Krug, Overture, Paul Clark, Rachel Blumberg, Ray Fenwick, Rick Froberg, Rob Flowers, Roman Klonek, Ryan Alexander Tanner, Ryan Berkley, Ryan Sanchez, S. Tudyk, Saelee Oh, Sarajo Frieden, Scott Barry, Scott Rench, Shawn Wolfe, Snaggs, S.britt, Stephanie Davidson, Supermundane, Susie Ghahremani, Swigg, TADO, Teresa and David, Todd Hoffman, Travis Lampe, Trish Grantham, Vincent Mathy, Wes Younie, Will Rhoten
My dog was the Japanese Chin, possibly the cutest dog on earth!