Hellion Gallery: EMA Show

Hellion Gallery in Portland, OR is currently having a show with a number of phenomenal artists. They were tasked with each making an Ema, a small wooden plaque on which prayers or wishes are written. These are then left hanging for spirits or gods to see. The pieces are diverse and beautiful as their creators.…

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Forest for the Trees

FOREST FOR THE TREES is a Portland based art event that will generate 15 beautiful murals across the city. This will be the second year that they blow it away. Take a look at the post to see the murals as they develop! The following artist are part of the show: Blaine Fontana, Blakely Dadson,…

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Tall Trees of Portland

At the Northwest Music fest in Portland this weekend Hellion Gallery will have a tent featuring a show called Tall Trees of Portland. The show features an installation from AJ Fosik as well as pieces by Morgaine Faye, Blaine Fontana, Zach Johnsen, Maryanna Hoggatt, Jon Macnair, Lauren Gonsalves, Susannah Kelly, Amy Ruppel, Brett Superstar, Cole…

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Donate to EMPTY KINGDOM

Most of our faithful fans know that we here at EK do what we do simply for the love of Art. And if you don’t know, now you know. We originally started our site to share our love of Art with the world, but it grew quickly from a fun side project to an intense, all-consuming…

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Feature: The Tall Trees Of Portland

On April 3rd the Hellion Gallery in Portland will be opening a show centered the art book The Tall Trees of Portland.  Matt Wagner, the gallery owner, has curated the Tall Trees of Portland as an art book featuring a number of awesome Portland artists and is one of several such books he has executed…

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Reverse Engineered at Hellion Gallery

Reverse Engineered is currently showing at Hellion Gallery in Portland Oregon is a lineup of amazing artists, their names follow: AJ Fosik, Souther Salazar, JShea, Troy Coulterman, Michael Alm and Yoskay Yamamoto.  Put together with the intent of show casing a group of installation artists, the artists are as talented as they are different, from AJ…

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EK Interview: Jen Lobo

Jen Lobo is currently showing at Hellion Gallery.  Much of Jen’s work is of the sea, animals, ships, and the ocean, her appreciation for the force and majesty of the ocean can be seen in her work.  She took some time to talk to us about her life, her work, and the way artists research…

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EK Interview: Stephanie Buer

Stephanie Buer‘s work portrays the world that is.  She paints the character endemic to the urban landscape, even after it’s been left to decay, showing that there’s as much, if not more to be seen after these places have been abandoned.   She’ll be at Hellion Gallery all this month.  Check out her interview to…

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EK Interview: Joe Shea

Joe Shea is currently showing at the Hellion Gallery in Portland, Oregon.  His work with mixed media spans a variety of themes, from fables to the American West to his own personal issues, but in all cases it is imbued with with a sense of wonder, as if there’s much more going on behind the work…

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