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Elemental: Walton + Bliss + APAK + Yellena

Wednesday, August 4, 2010 · 2 Comments

Photo: Betsy Walton

This is crazy cool! Five of Portland’s biggest indie art stars collaborated on over 50 paintings for Elemental at Together Gallery. Yup. Betsy Walton, Jill Bliss, Aaron and Ayumi Piland of APAK and Yellena James. I’m having a blast piecing together the different influences of the five artists in each painting. Here are some of my favs that highlight the different collaborations…

Here I see Betsy Walton + APAK…


…and Jill Bliss + Yellena James + APAK.


Here I see Yellena James + Betsy Walton…


… and APAK + Yellena James…


… and Jill Bliss + Yellena James.

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2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Victoria Bennett Beyer // Sep 7, 2010 at 1:13 pm

    I love Yellena’s work so very much! What a cool collaboration with these other artists. I’m off to check them out.

  • 2 New Betsy Walton Prints // Dec 14, 2010 at 6:31 pm

    […] departure from her earlier work, these paintings are still distinctly Walton. I wonder whether her collaboration with APAK, Yellena James and Jill Bliss has influenced this new […]

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