3:00 PM15:00

Spring OPEN STUDIO Event !

Trust Collective presents...

an OPEN STUDIO exhibition !!!

with refreshments fit for a lazy Sunday

and superb vinyl selections by Tyler Little of the Portland label, TIME RELEASE records.

featuring visual art by

Lucy Volker

Ka’ila Farrell-Smith

Roger Peet -

Epochal Void

BYOB, if you’d like!  Free + AA.



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7:00 PM19:00


For this month's installation of DRAW SPACE, we celebrate English artist + occultist AUSTIN OSMAN SPARE, who became famous during the early-twentieth century for his exquisite linework + provocative, at times grotesque, imagery.  He is known for his development of creative techniques which explore the relationship between the conscious + unconscious self, including AUTOMATIC WRITING + DRAWING.  The idea is to let the hand move freely across the paper, inviting CHANCE to guide the way.

THIS TUESDAY, we invite artists + doodlers of all levels to make a spontaneous work of art at DRAW SPACE, North Portland's informal, monthly drink + draw.  As usual, TRUST will provide paper, some drawing tools, collage supplies + reference materials, but feel free to bring your own.

All participants will have the opportunity to show their piece exhibited at TRUST's inaugural EAST SIDE small works art show, which will take place on LAST THURSDAY, AUGUST 31st, from 6-8 pm.  

21+ only / FREE entry with bar purchase

DRAW SPACE is EVERY THIRD TUESDAY in The Wild + Free Room at BACKYARD SOCIAL, 1914 N. Killingsworth at Denver Avenue


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6:00 PM18:00


Please join us for a special exhibition featuring the recent graduates of the IMAGE+TEXT certification program at the Independent Publishing Resource Center in Portland, Oregon.  

Patricia Dresler, Shawn Furst, Izzy Leslie, Mimi Loughney & Emily Montagno will be showing their final projects on First Thursday, June 1st, and talking about their work on Monday, June 12th.  Also featured on the 12th will be poets from the POETRY certification track. 7-9 pm.

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6:00 PM18:00

WASTEDLAND 2: A Collaborative Film Installation by Andrew H. Shirley & Shea Cote

Please join us at our Old Town gallery space for a special site-specific installation and screening of the traveling film, WASTEDLAND 2 (31 min / Color / 2016) by miscreant artists Andrew H. Shirley and Shea Cote.

This event is FREE & ALL AGES, with plenty of beer for those 21+.


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7:00 PM19:00


Grab a sketchbook and meet us at DRAW SPACE!

A monthly drink-n-draw event, which occurs EVERY THIRD TUESDAY from 7-11 pm

in the Wild & Free Room at the BACKYARD SOCIAL BAR!

For every drink purchased from the bar, you will be entered in a drawing to a special gift from Artist & Craftsman Supply, the new employee-owned art supply store in North Portland!  The drawing will be held promptly at 10 pm, so be sure the get there early.  This event has free admission and is open to all who are 21+.

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to Feb 22

Draw Space!

TRUST Collective presents


a sketchbook social

Every third Tuesday, beginning February 21, 2017
7-11 pm, 21+
at the Wild & Free Room @ Backyard Social
1914 N. Killingsworth at Denver
Hosted by Noelle Barce, aka Epochal Void

Artists are invited to bring a sketchbook to work in, or small project involving tools & materials that are neither odorous, nor messy.  Artists will receive one raffle ticket with any purchase from the bar, and a second for spending $20 or more!  Two prizes will be given during a drawing at 9 pm.  Let's get together!

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12:00 PM12:00

OPEN STUDIO w/ epochal void

This is an intimate event for friends, family, and those who have shown interest in my work.  Please join me for afternoon tea and conversation at my studio, with the opportunity to purchase prints, drawings & paintings at a major discount. RSVP to Noelle @


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to Dec 22

A Garden of Forking Paths, December 1-22, 2016

Inspired by the nonlinear narrative style of Argentinean writer Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986), A Garden of Forking Paths is an exhibition of eight Portland printmakers, each asked to view their process as something fluid, in which each step influences, but doesn't necessarily predict, the  next.  Results may be unexpected, unconventional, or uncharacteristic of the artist's typical style.  Risks are taken and decisions made, for the sake of moving forward, of making connections, of finding A way, as opposed to THE way. 

Curated by Noelle Suzanne Barce, AKA Epochal Void

December press release

December press release

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