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Past Events

Masterpiece1.png Poetry Reading
Poetry reading by award winning authors Allan Peterson and John Brehm from 12:00-1:30 in GRW108. Event is put on by the Concordia University Art & Culture Program, for education and community outreach.
Masterpiece1.png Glorified by Beauty Art Exhibit - August 25, 2014 to September 27, 2014
An art exhibit from August 25-September 27, featuring the art of the Pacific Rim Christian Art Guild, Eugene Chapter and Portland Christian artists.
Masterpiece1.png Author readings by Ken Baysinger and Sybilla Cook - August 24, 2014
Looking at Portland with a fiction and non-fiction point of view, Ken Baysinger and Sybilla Cook present PowerPoint and book readings regarding their newest books. Both books take place in Portland - learn more about the book and the author's research.
Masterpiece1.png First Portland Reading by Peter Sears, Oregon’s seventh Poet Laureate - August 2, 2014
Concordia University Libraries’ Art & Culture Program and Mountain Writers Series will co-sponsor the first Portland poetry reading by Peter Sears as Oregon’s seventh Governor appointed Poet Laureate. This catered event is free and open to the public. The program will also include a book launch of Peter’s new poetry collection, Small Talk from Lynx House Press. Peter will be available after the reading to sign books.
Masterpiece1.png Portland and Eugene Christian Artists Meeting - July 12, 2014:
Please join us for an organizational meeting with other Christian artists in the Portland area. Bring your support and ideas to help start a Christian artist guild in Portland. Eugene artists from the Pacific Rim Art Guild will be on hand to share information about their group.
Masterpiece1.png Summer Story Time 2014 June 17 to August 21
We invite all interested children to join us for Summer StoryTime 2014, returning this year from June 17 to August 21.
Masterpiece1.png “Meet the Artists” Reception – Jim Lamb and Local Artists - June 1, 2014:
Jim Lamb is an accomplished fine artist with a long-held interest in landscapes. His beautiful work comes to life on canvas with a unique style and vivid scenes. Visit our art gallery to see many examples of his work. Also featuring local artists: Dee Rommel, Jan Harderburger, Jan Youngman, Randall Vemer, Lea Topliff, and Rosemary Caffarelli..
Masterpiece1.png Portland and Eugene Christian Artists Meeting - May 31, 2014:
Please join us for an organizational meeting with other Christian artists in the Portland area. Bring your support and ideas to help start a Christian artist guild in our area.
Masterpiece1.png Jim Lamb and Local Artists Exhibit - May 19 – August 2, 2014
Jim Lamb is an accomplished fine artist with a long-held interest in landscapes. His beautiful work comes to life on canvas with a unique style and vivid scenes. Visit Concordia’s George R. White Library and Learning Center gallery to see many examples of his work. Also featuring local artists: Dee Rommel, Jan Harderburger, Jan Youngman, Randall Vemer, Lea Topliff, and Rosemary Caffarelli.
Masterpiece1.png Art in the Christian Church, April 18+19, 2014 and May 2+3, 2014
Presentations by Greg Lewis
Masterpiece1.png Create Your Own Masterpiece: April 12, 2014
Party and paint with professional art instructor, Greg Lewis.
Flenniken1.png Book Reading and Presentation: Flenniken and Terrill March 20, 2014
A book and poetry reading by authors Kathleen Flenniken and Ceiridwen Terrill.
Native1.png Honoring Our Native American Art: ”School Day” March 17
Featuring art exhibit by local and internationally acclaimed artists, Lillian Pitt, Toma Villa, Mark Shelton, Adrian Larvie, Ruth Gourdine, Adrienne Fritze, Ed Edmo, and Kaila Farrell-Smith. Native American Story Teller, Ed Edmo, Native American music and dance, Native American culture demonstrations
Native2.png Honoring Our Native American Art: March 5 to April 5, 2014
Featuring local and internationally acclaimed artists, Lillian Pitt, Toma Villa, Mark Shelton, Adrian Larvie, Ruth Gourdine, Adrienne Fritze, Ed Edmo, and Kaila Farrell-Smith.
Edwards.png Poetry Presentation Lynnell Major Edwards: March 5, 2014
A poetry reading by poet and author Lynnell Major Edwards, author of three collections of poetry.
Hader1.png Concordia University Inaugural Unveiling of our Berta and Elmer Hader Collection: February 23, 2014
At the George R. White Library and Learning Center and Jody Thurston NW Children’s Literature Center. Featuring presentation by Joy Rich and Karen Tollley. Book release for Berta and Elmer Hader: A Lifetime of Art.
Starck.png Poetry Presentation: Clem Starck February 12, 2014
A poetry reading by Clem Starck, author of five poetry books and recipient of the Oregon Book Award for poetry.
Animals.png Birds, Beasts, and Beauty: A Genesis to Revelation Alliance with Animals February 1-28, 2014
Contemporary artists join historic masters in an intriguing fine art journey. Featuring the work of nationally acclaimed artists Dan Chen, Ron, DiCianni, Thomas Blackshear, Michael Dudash, Chris Hopkins, Tom duBois, and Mick McGinty.
Photography1.png The Art of Photography January 3-January 31, 2014
An exhibit featuring local photographers Bruce Lee, Samara Howell, Brent Schauer, Donn Jones, and Kelly Hartley.
Masterpiece2.png Create Your Own Masterpiece November 16, 2014
Party and paint with professional art instructor, Greg Lewis.
Bookmark.png First Annual Bookmark Contest
Bookmark designs should reflect the vision of Concordia University Libraries' Art & Culture Program: Educating and inspiring our students, faculty, and the greater Portland Community.
Hollander.png Poetry Workshop: Andrea Hollander November 22, 2013
A workshop on the creative process of forming poetry, led by poet and author of four poetry collections Andrea Hollander.
Artlandia.png Portland Art*Landia November 14-December 20, 2013
An exhibit celebrating the work of Portland artists, featuring members of the Oregon Society of Artists.
Crawford.png Poetry Reading: Tom Crawford October 16, 2013
A poetry reading by teacher and poet Tom Crawford, author of seven books of poetry.
Creative.png Art = Creative :) October 3-November 9, 2013
Featured the art of Michael Collins, Peter Schmidt, Gary Hirsch, Judy Jacks, John Smith, and Harry Groth.
Magadan.png Magadan Photo Exhibition August 19-September 27, 2013
An exhibit of Russian photographs by Pavel Zhdanov and Andrey Osipov.
Haidle.png David Haidle & Local Artists June 4-July 20, 2013
Primarily showcasing art by David haidle, this exhibition also featured artists Adrienne Fritze, Jan Hardenburger, Jack McNally, Kathy Miyashiro, Mike Frary, and Greg Lewis.
LondonParis.png London and Paris: European Culture May 7-16, 2013
An art and architecture study tour of London and Paris led by Concordia University Art Professor Greg Lewis.
StudentFaculty1.png Annual Student and Faculty Art Show March 28-May 31, 2013
This show displayed the work of students and faculty from Concordia University.
Potter.png Garret Potter: Slam Poet March 14, 2013
A poetry presentation by Garret Potter, whose poetry addresses the topics of vulnerability, community, and sustainability.
Diversity.png Celebrating Diversity February 7-March 22, 2013
This exhibit displayed art from various cultures, celebrating human diversity.
CreatingPhoto.png Creating Art with Photography January 9-February 4, 2013
Featured the work in photography of Ben Howrath, Bruce Lee, Guy Masson, Helena Hessle, and Jack McNally.
'Twas.png T’was the Night Before Christmas Tuesday, November 29, 2012
A poem reading by Purdue University’s Professor of Library Science Judith M. Nixon.
Guatamalan.png Guatemalan Art November 12-December 28, 2012
The art featured in this exhibit came from a small group of Tz’utujil communities, and expressed Guatemalan culture through their artwork.
KingCity.png King City Artists Guild Group Show October 1-November 9, 2012
This exhibition featured the work of a local artist guild, the King City Artists.
Hader2.png Berta & Elmer Hader Collection Exhibit August 7-September 28, 2012
Traveling exhibition celebrating the work of children’s authors and artists Berta and Elmer Hader.
Unsere.png Unsere Leute in Art June 4-July 6, 2012
This exhibit, partnered with the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, featured the art of Tim Klassen, whose art is inspired by his heritage.
Petersen.png Poetry Reading: Paulann Petersen April 17, 2012
A poetry reading celebrating national poetry month by Paulann Petersen.
StudentFaculty2.png Annual Student and Faculty Art Show April 16-May 31, 2012
This show displayed the work of students and faculty from Concordia University.
Extraordinaire.png Art Extraordinaire March 12-April 13, 2012
Featured the works of artists Joyce Gabriel, Teresa Rosen, and Eugene Lee.
AfricanAmerican.png Celebrating African American Artists February 13-March 9, 2012
A showcase of African American art, featuring many local African American artists.
Avior.png Avior un Don Architecture January 4-February 10, 2012
Featured the work of artists and architects, celebrating the beauty of human architecture.
ChristmasTea.png Christmas Tea with Grandma Sunday, November 25th, 2012
An event highlighting the best books for Christmas presents in 2012, with a book reading by Barb Swanson.
Visual.png Variable Visual Variety November 7-December 16, 2011
This exhibition of multiple art forms featured many local artists.
Vanishing.png Vanishing Acts Thursday, November 3, 2011
A children’s book reading by authors Phillip Margolin and Ami Margolin Rome.
CreativeSide.png Creative Side X Tuesday, October 27th 2011
A look behind the scenes at some of the creative endeavors of TEDx speakers who appeared at Concordia University.
ArtChurch.png The Art of the Church September 29-October 31, 2011
This exhibition featured over 40 church banners from local Portland churches.
CrowndJewels.png 5th Anniversary of Crowned Jewels September 29-October 31, 2011
A pictorial celebration of NW African American Women impacted by breast cancer.
ArtWhimsical.png Art = Whimsical August 22-September 23, 2011
Featured the work of artists Harry Groth, Linda Terhark, Valerie Gogoleski, and Tasko.
ArtFabric.png The Art of Fabric May 31 to August 6, 2011
This exhibition featured various types of fabric art produced by artist Laurie Bredehoft.
StudentFaculty3.png Annual Student and Faculty Group Show April 18-May 21, 2011
Featured the work of students and faculty at Concordia University.
CommunicatingPhoto.png Communicating with Photography March 6 - April 15, 2011
Featured the work of professional artist and photographers Brent J. Schauer, Daniel J. Dinges, and Rob Harbeck.
MagicalMoments.png Magical Moments in Time January 5 to February 25, 2011
Featured the art of Patricia Schmidt, Jan Hardenburger, and Jennifer Cox.
Lundberg.png Sven Lundberg: Retrospective Journey November 2—December 27, 2010
Artist Sven Lundberg featured his Retrospective Journey art collection during this 2010 showcase.
Oyen.png Concordia University Presents: Bill Oyen August 22—October 10, 2010
Bill Oyen produces art inspired by the traditional forms created by indigenous peoples throughout the world.
Emergence.png Emergence II: A Digital Print Exhibition January 31-July 31, 2010
Art by Concordia University Professor Greg Lewis, this event showcased digital art.