Art Talk at Art on Broadway Gallery February 10th, 2018

“Change” – A Group Show by the Artists of Art on Broadway

2018 begins with our group show aptly entitled “Change.” Each artist has contributed at least one artwork focused on the theme of change, a term that is open to a wide range of interpretation, from subject matter to medium, to style. Come check it out!

The exhibition runs until the end of March 2018

See an article about the show in The Times (Beaverton Valley):
Etchings, 4 stages

“A Journey of the Stages”
– details of my framed piece in the show –

Join me at the Art on Broadway Gallery on Saturday, February 10 from 5-8pm. We will have an Art Talk about the recent Show “Changes”.

     From our Gallery Blog:

Please come by the gallery for a panel discussion with five of our artists on the subject of this month’s show, “Change.” Elizabeth Bamberger, Bert Cohen, Michael Kelly, Donna Sanson, and Beate Scheller will make up the panel and will share what sparked their imagination and drove them to create the piece of artwork they submitted.

Do they welcome change or dread it, do they choose change or does change choose them? How do life changes affect their work, their goals, their direction? Bring you questions and become a part of the discussion!

Join us on Saturday, February 10, starting at 5 p.m. Coffee, tea, and dessert will be provided.

The Return of The LOVE SHOW

After 6 years break the LoveShow is back at the Ford Gallery in Portland.

Opening was Saturday, February 3rd, and the Exhibition runs until March 12th, 2018.
Check out all the wonderful Art about Love. The good, the bad and even the ugly is exhibit from over 200 artists. The show supports also the Transition Projects.

Ford Gallery is located at 2505 SE 11th Ave., Portland, OR 97202

Go to: Portland LoveShow for more details.

Follow portlandloveshow on Instagram for pics!  And don’t forget to tag & share! #loveshow2018 #portlandloveshow2018 #portlandloveshow

Here a sneak peek of my image I submitted to the show.

Titel: All you need is Love, Limited Edition of 11 Prints
Image Size: 8.5 w x 11.5 h

multi colored Stone Lithography

Stone Lithography, Series: Roses

“Changes”, a Members Group Show at Art on Broadway Gallery

2018: a new year, a new show.

Artists of Art on Broadway Gallery in Beaverton open 2018 with the members featured show “Changes”

Art on Broadway open it’s doors Jan.3. 2018 for the new show from 11am-5pm.

This exhibition will feature members of the Gallery and their interpretation of “Changes”.
In many different ways change happens and could affect art and the artist.
Stop by between 11am-5pm, Tuesday – Saturday to view the exhibit.

Saturday, January 13. is Artists Reception from 5-8pm.
Join us for some food and beverages, and have a chance to meet many of the artists.

Saturday, February 10. is an Artist Talk from 5-8pm.
Some of the member artists will talk about their process, inspiration, and the art piece exhibit during the show.

The show runs until the end of February 2018. Check out the web site for more information during the show.

Here a sneak peek of my work exhibited: “A Journey of the Stages”. Limited Editions of developing stages of a zinc plate, a combination of 4 prints, framed.

Come join the Opening Reception “Facial Expression included” (Original Print Exhibition)

Opening Reception is on Friday, Nov. 3rd 2017 from 6-9pm. Meet Printmakers at the Artist Reception on Sunday, Nov. 5th 2017 from 2-4pm

12×16 Gallery in Sellwood opens a new show Thursday, November 2nd. It’s all about original prints.

My Solo Show includes new work, and is titled: “Facial Expression included”. I also invited Printmaker from around the Globe. That part of the show has an open theme.

Come join me at the Openings and mingle with artists, like-minded people, have food, drinks, and FUN.

See you there at 12×16 Gallery in Sellwood


Exhibition of Printmakers from Portland and around the Globe

The upcoming exhibitions at 12×16 Gallery in Sellwood is about a Solo- and a Group Show of Printmaker from Portland and around the Globe.

November 2.-26.2017 with Artist Reception November 5. from 2-4pm

I hope, visitors will enjoy images printed with etching, stone-lithography, woodcut/lino-cut, moku hanga, and monotypes from over 10 Artists of Printmaking.

“Facial Expression included”

In my new prints I want to express moments, and want to challenge the viewers, if they can find the appearance of a face, but also look at something or even someone – with eyes, with a face, and don’t look away. Even looking twice to see the facial expression the image communicates, and connect with it, good or bad. Because faces and eyes are alive and always worth to look at, being the connection to our surroundings and to our world, and soul.

To work on lithography stones most of the time the image appears like a drawing, keeping lines and shading like pencil strokes. In that case the viewer can also look again to see the craftsmanship of stone lithography.

“Beate and her Friends in Printmaking”

I also curated the adjacent group show of printmakers from around the globe I got to know of, and befriend with for several years. The artists, I invited are printmaker, who helped me to treasure prints, and the printmaking process of stone-Lithography, etchings, and woodcut.

The group show of printmaker friends is with an open theme; I invited those artists and wanted to show with, because I very appreciate their work I was influenced by one way or another.

Exhibit will include works of Ellen Emerson, Eleanor H. Erskine, Susan Hurrell-Fields (NZ), Katherine McDowell, Mary Pacios, Nicole Rawlins, Richard Steiner (Japan), Graham Stephens (Chicago, IL.) and more


The Year of the Snake Exhibition, Canada

I am attending this year’s Exhibition “The Year of the Snake” at
PROOF Studio Gallery in the Distillery District, Toronto.
The Year of the SNAKE opening is
Sunday, February 10. 2013 from 2-5 PM and 
the Exhibition will run until Sunday February 24th
This is the first of FIVE exhibition venues for the Year of the Snake!
Come to see the amazing variety of prints from all over the world: China, Ireland, Hong Kong, Great Britain, Island of St. Martin, France, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Guatemala, USA with printmakers from the states of Florida, Arizona, North Carolina, Ohio, Georgia and California.  In Canada we have printmakers from the provinces of British Columbia, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba and Alberta.
Ontario College of Art and Design – March 2013
Ottawa School of Art – March/April
Concordia University Fine Arts Gallery March 20 – 26
Muskoka Place Gallery, Muskoka, Ontario   Month of April 2013
For more info go the the Year of the Snake blog
All the best and Happy Year of the Snake,
Natalie Draz & Sheila Jonah
PROOF Studio Gallery

Residency in Sofia, Bulgaria through Lessedra in 2013

2013: a year of changes….!?

One of my New Year resolution’s is to become more involved in art and art making, and I want to do more printing and painting. To have a BA degree in Art should let you think, go for it and be the artist you wanted to be since you got out of high school.

Now, I guess, it becomes time to follow that dream and make it reality.

Having the opportunity to work in the print studio at PSU (Portland State University) with student, makes it even more exciting, and rewarding, too at the same time.

I explain the technique of Stone Lithography, and how to create beautiful prints to interested junior and senior students in the intermediate and advanced course, each term. I started in 2010 to work with students. To see their development over the lengths of a term, even over a few terms, until their graduation is very inspiring and exciting.

Because of my profession as a printmaker, a few years ago I got the invitation to attend the annual Mini Print Show in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Check it out:

The Lessedra Gallery organizes this event 2013 the 12th time. To be a part of it is great, but I never had the chance to visit the show in person.

Last year I got the acceptance for a 2-week residency at the Art Village in 2013. Working on prints, getting involved with country, people, and other artists is very exciting and I am looking forward to go to Europe later this summer. And it might be still in time to see the show in Sofia.

Other plans are attending Portland Open Studio in October, after a great first time in 2012.

Watch posts about further developments of my career in art.

Visit at dOKUMENTA 13

Recently I visited my hometown Kassel in Germany.

Every few years they have the international art show, this year already dOCUMENTA 13.

I went to Lori Waxman an art critic writer from Chicago. Lori is presenting 60 Wrd/Min Art Critic at the dOCUMENTA 13 in the blue hut at the “Schönen Aussicht”.

Check out the HNA online at:

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