Blue Sky, the Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts

122 NW 8th Ave, Portland, OR 97209 - United States





Free Everyday

Founded as the Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts in 1975, Blue Sky is a nonprofit gallery that presents between 20 and 30 exhibitions annually, maintains a public research library, showcases regional photographers in an annual juried archive of original works in its Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers, and offers regular artist talks and programs—all free to the public.

Blue Sky’s special endeavor continues to be the exhibition of emerging and established artists that exemplify the finest in photographic vision and innovation. As such, Blue Sky has earned the accolade as having “the best record of discovering new photographers of any artists’ space in the country.”


2020 Curatorial Prize: What A Body Moves Through
April 16–May 31, 2020
Curated by June T Sanders and featuring work by Tyler Clarke, Bryson Rand, and Lindley Warren Mickunas.

Noelle Mason: X-Ray Vision vs. Invisibility
June 4–June 28, 2020
2019 Critical Mass Solo Show Award

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