Just Out Magazine

My solo show, 180º Delirium at Benjamin & Benjamin Gallery in Portland, Oregon, is featured in Just Out Magazine and on the cover too.  Thank you Just Out staff!

Title: Cycloptic Blue
Size: 10"h x 8.5"w x 4"d
Artist: Jimmy Pickering
Medium: Mixed Medium Sculpture
Felted base for surface protection
Year: 2011

108º delirium

My new solo show, 180º Delirium, opened Thursday, October 6th at Benjamin & Benjamin Gallery in Portland. Thank you to  everyone who attended the opening reception, making for a great evening.

The art is now online at The Jimmy Pickering Store to view and purchase, click HERE to view the show.

One unfortunate reality of viewing the art online is the translation of some new mediums I used in these pieces which do not show due to their metallic nature.  Every painting has a silver leafed background, glazed with layers of oil paint to create rich and vibrant metallic surface.  Another first, all paintings have custom made frames, approximately 4.5" in width, coated with five layers of opaque shiny black laquer, a remarkable pairing with the art, as if they were just taken from the Addams Family mansion.  Other smaller pieces are in frames I sculpted and custom finished.

Below are just a few of the 101 pieces that comprise 180º Delirium.
Title: The Rise of Countess Delirium
Medium: Oil, Silver Leaf, and Collage
Size: 24" x 36" Plus Custom Frame
Year: 2011

Title: Fright Eye
Medium: Sculpy, Glass Eye, and Flocking in Custom Finished Frame
Size: 3" x 2.5" Plus Frame
Year: 2011
Title: Teensy Weensy
Medium: Graphite on Acid Free Bristol in Sculpted, Custom Finished Frame
Size: 2.5" x 3" oval, Plus Frame
Year: 2011

Title: Teensy Weensy
Sculpted Frame Detail

Title: Cycloptic: Robin's Egg Blue
Medium: Mixed Media Sculpture
Size: 10"h x 8.5w x 4"d
Year: 2011

Title: Crossed Boned
Medium: Oil, Ink, and Resin on Maple
Size: 16" Round
Year: 2011

180º delirium is being unvield today

My new solo show , 180º Delirium, opens Thursday, October 6th at Benjamin & Benjamin Gallery, 1720 NW Lovejoy, in Portland Oregon.  Thursday from 5-9pm, there will be an opening reception at the gallery, which I will be in attendance.

There is no preview of the work comprising 180º Delirium prior to the opening reception and will be available for viewing and purchasing on the Benjamin & Benjamin Gallery web site starting at 5pm on Thursday.

I look forward to seeing you there.

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