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Friday, June 3
Opening Reception and Reading
Reading by Rob Schlegel
Sunday, June 26
Artist father and poet son, Robert Schlegel and Rob Schlegel, present their newly released limited edition portfolio of eight mixed media and text collaborations. In this suite, Robert’s original acrylic and charcoal pencil works on dictionary pages were mined for the text by Rob.
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Edition of twenty copies, signed and numbered by father and son, archival pigment prints on 13 x 19” Entrada cotton rag (300 gsm).
Produced by Anna Daedalus at Roll-Up Photo Studio + Gallery, 2016.
Individual prints from three portfolios
Oregon artist Robert Schlegel is well known throughout the Pacific Northwest as an accomplished painter with a particular sensitivity to the environment. Recent work includes printmaking, assemblage and sculpture. His work has been displayed in the Governor’s Office in Salem, he has an upcoming exhibit at the John Natsoulas Gallery in Davis, California, and he will be featured on Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Oregon Art Beat next season.
Rob Schlegel is the author of The Lesser Fields, winner of the 2009 Colorado Prize for Poetry, and January Machine, winner of the 2014 Grub Street Poetry Prize. He serves as co-editor of The Catenary Press, which is dedicated to publishing long poems. His writing has appeared in Boston Review, Columbia Poetry Review, Jacket2, New American Writing, The Volta, and elsewhere.