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U N F R A M E D
Feb 1 - March, 30
A group show of monoprints by contemporary printmakers.
Join us for artists celebration Friday, March 8th, 6-8pm
Local printmakers came together at Crow Shadow Studios and created stunning monotypes. These are uniquely different, each original print evokes a sense of place and time. Through color, layers, bold lines and shapes each monoprint is full of the  energy of life either representative or abstractly through emotion. This show is sure to transport yourself to a magical space. Chris Harmon, Fritz Koch, Jemila Hart, Ahuva Zaslavski, Jenn Feeney, Mel Townsend.
Support our local artists buy any print from show and receive 20% off custom framing the work. 
"Black + White + One"

Nov 1 - Jan 31, 2024

Join us Nov 11th, 6-8pm Opening Reception

Join us Dec 7th, First Thursday, 6-8pm Holiday Party

Art themed with a limited palette of black and white plus one color.

All media, all sizes, all subject matter.

A large collection of art by over 25 local artists. Framed works starting at $125, unframed art starting at $45, and art card packs at $25. Great gifts for the holidays.

Featuring works by local artists; Margie Lee, Mel Townsend, Camille Hofvendahl, Beth Kerschen, Paula Carlson, Gail Simmons, Barb Welty, Grace Dunbar, Roberta Aylward, Katherine McDowell, Ningshu Fang, Angela Morrow, Jessica Hartman, Teresa Weil, Holly Whitney, Jeanne Levasseur, Janis Wells, Eliza Williams, Mary Pacios, Isabel Deaver, Chad Vinson Tucker, Richard Rolfe, Gail Vines, Nancy Klos, Roxanne Coleman, Debra Kennedy, Matthew Banbury, Ikie Kressel, Karrie Amiton, & Renee Hernandez

"Color Pop"

Sept 5 - Oct 25, 2023

Let the bounce of color move you through each work of art

Local artists Noriko Sugita, Annie Meyer, and Mel Townsend new work plays color and shapes to evoke feelings.  Sugita and Meyer are printmakers that use their inks in bold ways. Sugita uses complex mark making with layers of colors that weave into playful designs that dazzles your eye. Meyer's color field monoprints are layer on top layer of color that radiates light, her trees and horizon line bring the landscape to a modern composition. Townsend's mix of figurative and bridge work capture the energy of her subjects by bold color and brush work following her strong expressionist roots. 

"Art For The Underdog"
Art show bringing awareness and action to end world poverty.
August 1-31, 2023
Portland artists come together with Mel's Frame Shop & Gallery to raise awareness and money to help The Borgen Project . Great artists you love at a great price.  MFS will donate 100% of commission funds to The Borgen Project. Buy art in show or go to www.theborgenproject.org and donate directly. This is a special show to show support to Max, Mel's son that is a college intern for The Borgen Project. Let's encourage our young people that change starts in our community.  Together we can make a difference.