an exhibition of work by new Carnation members

December 2—17, 2023

Opening Reception

Saturday, December 2, 5-8 pm

Open Hours

Sat-Sun 12-5pm
drop in or by appointment 

Email info@carnationcontemporary.com
to schedule a visit

Exhibition Statement

The night has come. Our palms are sweaty and our hearts are racing. We're finally ready to take things to the next level and tell the world that we're Going Steady. Celebrating Carnation Contemporary's fifth season of programming, this exhibition highlights the work of ten new member artists and showcases Carnation's commitment to critical engagement and diverse perspectives.

Expanding on our previous group show themes, Going Steady asks: How can we approach artwork and artmaking with the same care and vulnerability that we bring to our most cherished interpersonal relationships? Join us in discovering what meaningful conversations arise when artists from diverse backgrounds with varied forms of expression come together under one roof.


Elizabeth Arzani
Epiphany Couch
Erica Faria
Michael Espinoza
Pamela Hadley
Carolyn Hazel Drake
Chris Lael Larson
Allan Pichardo
Kim Smith Claudel
Matt Earl Williams

8371 N Interstate Ave
Portland, OR 97217

Open Hours
12-5 Saturday-Sunday

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