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1122 Gallery

1122 SE 88th Ave

Portland, 97216



1122 Gallery is a community-oriented space in Portland's Montavilla neighborhood that hosts exhibitions, workshops, and events. It is a sister gallery to GEORGIA in Denver, Colorado.

Hours: open for events and by appointment

Accepts submissions?: yes, email gallery for info

Chingada Gallery

328 NW Broadway 

Portland 97209


Chingada features experimental and challenging art, and was a recipient of a grant from the Precipice Fund (Round Six).


Hours: open during First Thursday receptions

Accepts submissions?: no


The Envelope

5430 Mississippi Ave 

Portland, 97217



The Envelope is an artist-run gallery featuring emerging artists from the Pacific Northwest.


Hours: open during show receptions

Accepts submissions?: yes, via artist calls on website


2505 SE 11th Ave Suite 106

Portland, 97202



Fuller/Rosen is a new gallery founded by former Killjoy Collective members that exhibits work by emerging artists in a range of media. 


Hours: Thursday-Sunday, 10am-5pm 

Accepts submissions?: no


5829 SE Hawthorne Blvd.

Portland, 97209



IG: @home__base

homebase is a collaborative artist-run space that presents work by visual artists from Portland and beyond. Its backyard space also features performances and murals. 

Hours: open during receptions and by appointment

Accepts submissions?: open calls are posted on gallery website

Multnomah Arts Center

7688 SW Capitol HWY
Portland, 97219



Multnomah Arts Center offers a wide variety of arts education and programming, and exhibits work by artists from around the region in its gallery. 


Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-9:30pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am-5pm

Accepts submissions?: Yes, via form on website

Paragon Gallery

815 N Killingsworth st

Portland, 97217



Paragon Gallery is located in the Paragon Arts Center building on Portland Community College's Cascade campus in North Portland. The gallery shows a variety of work from emerging artists and students with an emphasis on work that is engaged with contemporary cultural issues. 

Hours: Wednesday-Friday, 12-7; Saturday, 12-5

Accepts submissions?: yes, see "proposal submission guidelines" on gallery website


6817 N Missouri Ave

Portland, 97217


IG: @shed.pdx

SHED is an artist-run space featuring work from underrepresented artists and artists of color. 

Hours: open during receptions 

Accepts submissions?: no

Womxn House

3636 N Mississippi

Portland, 97217



Womxn House is a new art space inside Babylon Vintage that aims to foster community and support among women and non-binary artists.

Hours: Sunday-Thursday 12-6, Friday and Saturday 12-8

Accepts submissions?: open calls posted on gallery website

Portland Art Index


Portland Art Index is an upcoming website that will provide documentation, press, and other information about contemporary art in Portland. 


The Art Gym

The Art Gym closed in 2018 following the closure of Marylhurst University. The gallery's archives are now maintained by the Portland Art Museum.

Bullseye Gallery

Bullseye Glass Company closed its Portland gallery space in June 2019. Exhibitions at other spaces are still curated through Bullseye Projects. 

Dust to Dust

Dust to Dust gallery is now closed; its founders are currently operating an arts education space in the Mojave Desert called High Desert Observatory. 


Grapefruits closed in January 2019. Its founder is the author of this guide.


Indivisible has been inactive since early 2018.

Killjoy Collective

Killjoy Collective closed in autumn 2018. Two founding members now have their own space, Fuller/Rosen. 


Lowell closed at the end of 2018. Check their Instagram (@lowellshopgallery) for announcements and pop-up locations. 


Portland Museum of Modern Art

PMOMA is on extended hiatus/operating as a roving curatorial outfit.

Prequel Artist Incubator

Prequel has not announced any plans to hold future sessions of its program. 

Pushboard Portland

Pushboard is no longer sending event newsletters.

Oregon College of Art and Craft

OCAC is permanently closed.

OV Project Space

OV is on extended hiatus, but will return at some point in the future.

True Measure

True Measure gallery closed in November 2018.

Wolff Gallery

Wolff Gallery presented its last show in December 2019.


Adams and Ollman... has moved! The gallery is now located at 418 NW 8th Ave, Portland, 97209

c:3 Initiative... has moved! They are now located at 412 NW 8th Ave, Portland, 97209

Holding Contemporary... is the new iteration of Williamson Knight! Holding Contemporary continues to show work that questions capitalism and privilege in contemporary art, and operates on a shareholder system. The location at 916 NW Flanders has not changed. 

Nationale... is moving! Nationale will be moving to 15 SE 22nd Ave, Portland, 97214 following renovations to the new space. The gallery will continue to show work from represented and visiting artists, and will also host pop-up events and guest retailers at its new location. Check gallery website for updates!

Popular Kids... has moved! The gallery is now located at 7012 SE Ogden St, Portland, 97206. They are open by appointment only.