Public Art Gallery

Public Art Gallery, 2nd Floor, Portland Building, 1120 SW 5th Avenue

The Public Art Gallery is located on the second floor of the Portland Building in downtown Portland. The exhibition provides a comprehensive overview of the region’s public art and its substantial impact on the environment.

In addition to information on Portlandia and Michael Graves, the building’s architect, topics and artists featured in the exhibit include:

  • Artistic Process: Lucinda Parker; Dana Lynn Louis and Barbara Eiswerth
  • Architectural Integration and Design Team Opportunities: Robert Calvo; Ed Carpenter; Jim Hirshfield and Sonya Ishii; Larry Kirkland; Ronna Neuenschwander; Jochem Poensgen; Westside Light Rail Design Team
  • Art in the Landscape: Fernanda D’Agostino; Linda Wysong; Helen Lessick ; Linda K. Johnson
  • Art in the Neighborhood: Adriene Cruz; John Early; Marcia Donahue; Charlotte Lewis; Youth Arts
  • Art in Transit: Brian Borrello; Roslyn Hill; Valerie Otani; Lillian Pitt; Jerry Quenton
  • Temporary Public Art: Martin Caulley; Nan Curtis and Martin Houston; Kristy Edmunds; Harrell Fletcher; Jon Hammer; David Joyce; Steven Siegel; Linda Wysong

Other public art issues covered in the exhibition are re-siting artworks, gifts/donations, tributes, maintenance and the Visual Chronicle of Portland.

Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:30pm; closed on weekends and holidays. The gallery is free and open to the public. The Portland Building is located at 1120 SW 5th between Madison & Main in downtown Portland. [Map]