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September 4, 2019 | The Curators of This Year’s Portland Biennial Imagine the Future of Regional Art by Uncovering Oregon’s Past, Willamette Week

August 15, 2019 | Disjecta’s Portland 2019 Biennial: North Interstate Love Song, Portland Mercury

August 21, 2019 | Biennial gets grip on art scene, Portland Tribune

August 22, 2019 | Portland Biennial by Yaelle S. Amir, Elisheba Johnson and Ashley Stull Meyers, X-Ray in the Morning

August 23, 2019 | Portland2019 Biennial explores Oregon through contemporary art, Street Roots News

March 25, 2019 | Design Week Spotlight: Amplifier

Winter 2019 | Curating the Digital, Arcade

January 9, 2019 | In Seattle, Creating Community by Collecting Art and Artists, The New York Times

August 2, 2018 | Blake Shell on The Non Profit Happy Hour

January 15, 2018 | Sarah Meyohas at Disjecta, The Rib

December 13, 2017 | 10,000 Roses Later: Sarah Meyohas’s ‘Cloud of Petals’, Oregon Arts Watch

December 6, 2017 | VizArts Monthly: December edition, signs and whispers, Oregon Arts Watch

November 16, 2017 | Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 16–19, Portland Monthly

October 26, 2017 | 6 arts picks: Wes Anderson art tribute, theater, dance, symphony, more

September 28, 2017 | “A Situation of Meat” Embraces Everyday Grossness, Willamette Week

September 7, 2017 | An Insider’s Guide to the Portland Art Scene, Departures

September 6, 2017 | Photographs From a Matriarchal Indian Village, an Exhibit Where You Bring the Art and 3 Other Must-See Visual Arts Events This Fall, Willamette Week

July 12, 2017 | Best of Portland, Willamette Week Reader Poll, Willamette Week

April 20, 2017 | Blake Shell takes the lead at Disjecta, Oregon Artswatch

March 29, 2017 | Disjecta Contemporary Art Center Appoints Blake Shell as Executive Director, Art Forum

March 22, 2017 | Disjecta reboots with Shell, Portland art net

March 22, 2017 | Disjecta Has a New Executive Director, the Art Gym’s Blake Shell, Portland Mercury

March 20, 2017 | 8 Portland spring art exhibits you’ll want to catch (spring arts guide), The Oregonian

January 19th, 2017 | Appropriation, Information, and Cyborgs: An Interview with Michele Fiedler, Oregon Arts Watch

November 16th, 2016 | Exhibit looks at information as art, more, Portland Tribune

September 2nd, 2016 | Portland2016: A Biennial of Contemporary Art, Art Papers

August 6th, 2016 | Portland2016 Biennial art survey to hold local receptions, Coast Weekend

July 22nd, 2016 | 10 Picks from Portland2016, Interview Magazine

July 20th, 2016 | MODERN ART SHOW, Go Northeast Oregon

July 15th, 2016 | ArtsWatch Weekly: Big biennial, opera in Algiers, down on the farm, chamber music desires, Oregon ArtsWatch

July 14th, 2016 | Schneider Museum shows Oregon biennial artists, The Ashland Daily Tidings

July 14th, 2016 | Local art galleries participate in 2016 Portland Biennial; Contemporary artists show work in Bend and Madras, The Bend Bulletin

July 13th, 2016 | Portland2016 Biennial of contemporary art curated by Michelle Grabner, Art Review

July 13th, 2016 | Project Art- Biennial Edition – Visual Art, Portland Mercury

July 13th, 2016 | Media Update – July 2016, Travel Portland

July 12th, 2016 | Punk Rock Spirit Gives the Sprawling Portland Biennial a Much-Needed Edge, Artnet News

July 10th, 2016 | UPDATE- Former hardware store evolves into art gallery, The Chief News

July 7th, 2016 | KINDLE- Portland art show comes east, East Oregonian

July 7th, 2016 | Rep [Portland], Art ltd.


July 6th, 2016 | Corvallisites Exhibit at Portland 2016, The Corvallis Advocate

July 6th, 2016 | Yes, Portland Has a Biennial – Visual Art – Portland Mercury

July 6th, 2016 | This-Month-in-Portland-July-2016, Visual Art Source

July 4th, 2016 | Portland2016 Biennial offers broadest survey yet of contemporary art in Oregon,

July 3rd, 2016 | Oregon’s Largest Statewide Art Event, Travel Oregon

June 13th, 2016 | This Exhibit Will Tell You Everything You Need to Know about Oregon Art Right Now

April 13th, 2016 | Take Some Blues, Gospel, and Electronic Music on a Walk through Kenton, Portland Monthly

April 8th, 2016 | Disjecta Connects to Kenton With Music as the Medium, Oregon ArtsWatch

March 9th, 2016 | Writer Jon Raymond’s 20-Year Portrait of the Portland Art Scene, Willamette Week

March 8th, 2016 | 8 must-see shows coming soon: Fine Arts Best Bets March 11-17, The Oregonian

February 3rd, 2016 | Disjecta Announces Artists For 2016 Biennial, Oregon Public Broadcasting

February 3rd, 2016 | Artist List Announced for Portland2016 Biennial, Artforum

November 30th, 2015 | Michelle Grabner at PNCA, Temporary Art Review

November 10th, 2015 | Editorial: ‘The Book of Scores’, Visual Art Source

October 27th, 2015 | The Book of Scores Reviewed, Willamette Week

October 20th, 2015 | Book of Scores at Disjecta, Daily Serving

October 16th, 2015 | On View: ‘Book Of Scores’ At Disjecta, Oregon Public Broadcasting

June 15th, 2015 | Michelle Grabner Named Curator of Portland’s Contemporary Art Biennial, Artforum

June 15th, 2015 | Michelle Grabner Announced as Portland2016 Biennial Curator, Artnews

June 15th, 2015 | Disjecta Recruits a Distinctive National Curator for its Biennial, Oregon Artswatch

June 15th, 2015 | Disjecta Announces Big Deal Curator for Portland2016 Biennial, Portland Mercury

May 19th, 2015 | Disjecta gains curator with sound experience – Hollywood Star

April 25th, 2015 | ANDY COOLQUITT AT DISJECTA: Contemporary Art Daily

April 8th, 2015 | There’s a New Curator in Town: Disjecta’s Chiara Giovando, Portland Mercury

January 16th, 2015 | Pablo and Rachel on OPB’s Think Out Loud

June, July, August 2014 |Portland2014 | Various Venues, Frieze no. 164

December 31st, 2014 | So Money, Portland Mercury

December 15th, 2014 | CRITIC’S PICKS: Portland, ArtLtd.

December 1st, 2014 | MUST SEE, Gray Magazine

October 13th, 2014 | Opposites attract in Disjecta’s Intimate Horizons, Oregonian

July 13th, 2014 | Portland2014, Frieze 164

May 28th, 2014 | Getting to Know You, Rachel Adams, Portland Mercury

April 22nd, 2014 | How to have a body: Five things I learned from Kelly Rauer’s ‘Locate’, Oregon ArtsWatch

March 25th, 2014 | PDX Road Trip: New Work from Ellen Lesperance, Jessica Jackson Hutchins and Wes Mills, New American Paintings

March 24th, 2014 | Disjecta’s Third Go At A Biennial, Portland2014, Oregon ArtsWatch

March 14th, 2014 | Portland2014 Through LA Curator’s Eyes, Oregon Public Broadcasting, State of Wonder

March 11th, 2014 | Portland2014…captures the breadth and quality of area’s art scene: review, Oregonian

March 3rd, 2014 | Joseph Gallivan interviews the producers of Portland2014 Amanda Hunt and Bryan Suereth, KBOO Community Radio

February 28th, 2014 | Portland goes contemporary with ‘Portland2014: A Biennial of Contemporary Art’, Oregonian

February 11th, 2014 | Deville Cohen’s ‘Zero’ at Disjecta plays with time, space and expectations: review, Oregonian

December 30th, 2013 | 6 must-see Portland visual art shows in 2014: Portland2014, Oregonian

December 17th, 2013 | Vlatka Horvat at Disjecta, Willamette Week

December 16th, 2013 | Vlatka Horvat explores the boundaries between negative and positive space: Review, Oregonian

December 12th, 2013 | 3 Questions with Amanda Hunt, PNCA: Untitled Magazine

November 1st, 2013 | Amanda Hunt…with a trio of new, buzzed-about initiatives, L.A. Confidential

October 30, 2013 | Disjecta Announces 2014 Biennial Artists, Portland Monthly

October 23rd, 2013 | Summer Guthery focuses on emerging artists & community outreach, Oregonian

September 23rd, 2013 | Ieva Miseviciute at the Works, Portland Monthly

May 24th, 2013 | Top 10 cultural hotspots in Portland, Oregon, The Guardian UK

April 4th, 2013 | Breaking News: Meet Disjecta’s New Curator-In-Residence, Portland Monthly

April 4th, 2013 | Summer Guthery named Curator-in-Residence at Disjecta in Portland, Observer

March 6th, 2013 | Review: Chris Fraser’s “In Passing” at Disjecta, Portland Monthly

February 15th, 2013 | ‘In Passing’ at Disjecta Lets Visitors Explore Light, Space & Shape, Oregon Public Broadcasting

January 19th, 2013 | Chris Fraser at Disjecta, Visual Art Source

December 26th, 2012 | Best Show of 2012: “Prison”, Willamette Week

December 7th, 2012 | “Lathe” exhibition lacks cutting edge, Oregonian

September 20th, 2012 | A Geek’s Curator: Josephine Zarkovich Likes Sci-Fi, Portland Mercury

May 18th 2013 | Tonight: Meet Disjecta’s Newest Curators, Portland Mercury

May 7th 2013 | Disjecta Announces the Portland2014 Biennial Curator, Portland Monthly

April 1st, 2012 | Peter Halley at Disjecta, ArtNews

February 8th, 2012 | Peter Halley’s Neon Installation Will Tickle Your Brain, Portland Monthly

February 1st, 2012 | Peter Halley at Disjecta, Visual Art Source

January 20th, 2012 | Peter Halley: “Prison”, Willamette Week

January 20th, 2012 | Green light: Peter Halley in Portland, TwoCoatsofPaint