Visual Arts

Visual Arts at First Presbyterian Church

Our Visual Arts Committee maintains a full calendar of curated art installations from local and regional artists across the Pacific Northwest. The installations are located in the church’s Chapel Gallery. Visitor hours are Tuesday through Thursday, 10:00-4:00 pm, and Sundays from 9:00-1:00 pm.

December 4 – January 29, 2023

Oceans of Time by Larry Gross
Oceans of Time

Visualizing Ideas

Artist: Larry Gross

Drawings, paintings, and works in wood explore how images from varied sources interface when brought together in the same picture plane. Some of the art incorporates photo clips of the earth taken by Apollo astronauts.


February 5 – March 26, 2023

Interior, La Cité du Vin, Bordeaux     

Two Generations Behind the Camera

Artist: Douglas Blomgren

The exhibit will include photographs taken by Richard Blomgren. At the same time, he served as an Army photographer in Italy during World War II, and photographs were taken by his son, Doug, who is primarily interested in street photography and cityscapes.


April 2 – May 28, 2023

By Sue Greenseth

Beautiful Words

Artist: Portland Society for Calligraphy Exhibit

This exhibit will feature calligraphy that explores the beauty of writing and design and empowers calligraphers to write word pairings that are personally meaningful.


7×7 Presents: The Muralist, In Her Own Words

Portland Artist Emma Berger talks about painting George Floyd’s Portrait on the Apple Store during the Black Lives Matter protests in June 2020.


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