Brodie, a diverse artist who focuses on painting and print work, will discuss the exhibit and his past work at an artist talk held Sunday, Feb. 16, at 3 p.m., followed by a reception, in the Linfield Gallery.
Brodie is a native Oregonian, active in the arts for more than 20 years with explorations in painting, book art, prints and multiples, mixed media and sculpture. He was included in Disjecta’s “PDX2010: A Biennial of Contemporary Art,” and from 1996 to 2006 was a member of the notorious 333 Studios, a loose collective and fine arts studio. In 2007, he founded TodayArt Studios in a 9,000 square-foot building in Southeast Portland. He opened Monograph Bookwerks, a fine art bookstore, in 2010 with artist Blair Saxon-Hill. From 1988 to 2007, he worked in the music business managing both the legendary Portland club La Luna and the globe-trotting band Pink Martini.
Exhibitions of regional, national and international stature are on view throughout the academic year in the 1,500 square foot space at Linfield College. Patrons can expect challenging shows that exemplify diverse approaches to the practice of contemporary visual art. Exhibits are organized by Linfield Gallery Curator and Director Cris Moss.
All exhibits are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. The gallery is located in the James F. Miller Fine Arts Center on the Linfield College campus (map), at 900 SE Baker Street in McMinnville. Parking is free. For more information, call 503-883-2804 or visit Linfield Gallery online.