Exhibitions & Events

2016

Farther Into the Woods: Erik Sandgren retrospective – a quarter century of Paintings and Prints inspired by Grays Harbor Lumbering, Logging and Fishing
May 20 – December 16

Essays

The Raven by Barry Herem
Erik Sandgren-Painter of the Pacific Northwest by Bill Rhoades
Sandgren-Painter of Grays Harbor by John C. Hughes
Sandgren-Painter of the Harbor by Jason Sobottka

Artist Reception with music by Timberbound
October 15

Ken O’Connell, Prof. Emeritus, School of Architecture and Allied Arts, University of Oregon: Slide/Lecture presentation on the work of Aberdonian painter Lance Hart (1891-1941) well respected artist who was a colleague of David McCosh (1903-1981) and teacher of Nelson Sandgren (1917-2006) November 19
Polson Museum, Hoquiam WA
www.polsonmuseum.org

Raven and CranesRiverside Aberdeen

Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition
July/August
SPCC Minnaert Center for the Arts, Olympia WA
http://www.northwestmilitary.com/music-and-culture/arts-features/2016/07/2016-southwest-washington-juried-exhibition/
http://olyarts.org/2016/06/15/spsccart/
https://spscc.edu/gallery

Northwest-Dawn-Glyphs-and-MistWind at Grays River

“Intimate Grandeur”
June/July
Borland Gallery, Silverton OR
https://slate.adobe.com/cp/YRSJI/

Nelson Sandgren Retrospective Exhibition and publication release of “Nelson Sandgren: An Artist’s Life” by Roger Hull
May 14 – July 17
Opening Reception: June 3
“Materials and Methods: Nelson’s Toolbox”: Roger Hull and Erik Sandgren: June 12 at 2pm
Conversation: Roger Hull and Erik Sandgren: June 26 at 2pm
Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, Salem OR
http://willamette.edu/arts/hfma/exhibitions/upcoming.html

Nelson Sandgren: Confluences – a retrospective Show of Paintings in Oil and Watercolor
Opens: May 4
Gallery talk with Roger Hull and Erik Sandgren: May 7 at 2pm
Michael Parsons Gallery, Portland OR
www.michaelparsonsfineart.com

Nelson Sandgren Exhibition: lithographs watercolors oils
Opens: June 3
Gallery talk with Erik Sandgren: June 11
Karin Clarke Gallery, Eugene OR
www.karinclarkegallery.homestead.com

Erik Sandgren New Paintings
Portland Art Museum Rental Sales Gallery, Portland OR
http://portlandartmuseum.org/rental-sales-gallery/

Juror: Oregon Society of Artists 80th Annual Rose Festival Exhibition
June 2016
www.oregonsocietyofartists.com

39th Sandgren Annual Coast PaintOut
July 11 – July 23
Schedule & Itinerary on the right in the Workshops section. Please print itinerary and follow notes for your convenience.

Winter Oregon Stater Magazine – “Celebratory Painting”
Winter 2016
Celebratory Painting Article
www.osualum.com/s/oregonstater

2015

Shaping Space Painting Workshop
November 8
Studio 30 in St. Johns, Portland OR
www.facebook.com/events/shapingspaceworkshop
www.facebook.com/Studio30atCathedralParkPlace

Nirvana Mural Project Unveiling
September 20
Aberdeen WA
Nirvana Mural Project Commissioned by Our Aberdeen
“The mural is not an apology, it is not fan art, it is not a justification, it is not hero worship, it is not Seattle,” he went on. “It is not about Kurt Cobain alone, though it acknowledges his tragic arc. Rather it memorializes Nirvana as a group — to some extent its present state and mostly references the Harbor here where it all began.”

100 Artists of the Northwest
100 Northwest ArtistsI have been included in a newly published book by Schiffer entitled “100 Artists of the Northwest.” On Saturday, Feb 22nd there will be a book signing at the Karin Clarke Gallery in Eugene, OR. Pick up your copy there, and see Nelson’s show- Nelson Sandgren: Another Look. For particulars refer to www.karinclarkegallery.com

Represented in PAN Print Portfolio for Wilson Collection
Multnomah County Central Public Library, Portland OR
www.printartsnw.org

2014

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Wild Impressions: Art on the Legacy of Wilderness
September 3 – November 5
Douglas County Museum of Natural & Cultural History, Roseburg OR

Sandgren Workshop The Shape of Space: Plein Air Painting in Various Media
August 10 – 16
Arts at Menucha
Sponsored by the Creative Arts Community, PSU
www.creativeartscommunity.org/

“Another Look” Nelson Sandgren Exhibition
February 12 – March 22
Karin Clarke Gallery, Eugene OR
“Another Look” Press Release
www.karinclarkegallery.com

2013

Featured artist in 100 Artists of the Northwest By E Ashley Rooney, Karla Matzke
December 2013
www.barnesandnoble.com/100-artists-of-the-northwest

Thumbnail-Voyages-Haida-Gwaii-pngVoyages to Haida Gwaii
November 12 – December 6
Prints, drawings and paintings by Kathryn Cotnoir, Dee Vadnais and Erik Sandgren
Rose Center for the Arts, Lower Columbia College, Longview WA

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June 6
Art Adventure Gallery, Madras OR
“Iconography of Light” Press Release
www.artadventuregallery.com/

Portland Art Museum Rental Sales Gallery Featured Artist
March 23 Noon – 3pm
Portland Art Museum, Portland OR

Buffalo Grass Society Painting Workshop
March 29
Buffalo Grass Society, Lake Oswego OR

Sandgren Oregon Coast PaintOut
July 2013
Yaquina, OR

2012

Thumbnail-Ghost-StoryGhost Stories: Mythic Landscapes
January 29 – March 11
Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, ,Port Angeles WA
“Ghost Stories” Press Release
PAFAC On Center Article Winter 2012

2011

Port of Grays Harbor Centennial Mural
Completed & Dedicated December 2011
Aberdeen, WA
PGH Newsletter 2011-12
Juror for Expressions West at Coos Art Museum

2010

Stonington Gallery Exhibition
Stonington Gallery, Seattle WA
www.stoningtongallery.com/

Lake Oswego Chronicle
Invitational Exhibition
Lakewood Center, Lake Oswego OR

Nelson Sandgren: The Hand Pulled Print Lithographs, Monotypes, and Woodblocks
April 24 at 2pm
Karin Clarke Gallery Exhibit, Eugene OR
Reception and talk by Erik Sandgren

Wetlands Exhibition
White Sturgeon Gallery, Vancouver Water Resources Education Center, Vancouver WA

Wetlands Exhibition
Spellman Library Gallery, Grays Harbor College, Aberdeen WA

Winter’s Passing: The Art of the Print
Runyan Gallery, Newport Visual Arts Center, Newport OR