Monday, October 11, 2010


The next step to opening Downtown Artistry is to get the artist list finalized. It looks like we are going to have a good group.

Andrew Ferguson - Photographer
Jen Bodendorfer - Vintage frame artist
Brenda Dunn - Fine art pin up artist
Kelly Williams - Encaustic painter
Michael Kelley - Letterpress print artist
Krista Eddy- Painter

just to name a few

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Getting Started

We got the go ahead from the Portland Business Alliance to start planning on our Pop Up Gallery, Downtown Artistry So now I need to figure out how to put together a gallery in less then one month. I thought that I could use this blog to document the process and keep you all posted on some of the fun events and gifts that we plan on having.

This week:

I just came up with the the logo (thanks to Tyler and Hilary)
Twitter account dtartistry
Facebook group Downtown Artistry
Store discription

Right now I am...

Trying to find the right mix of local artists to show
Looking over Lease
Planning renovations
Finding sponsors
and planning fun holiday events

I am always looking for suggestions and advise so feel free to send a message