Past Exhibitions at 23 Sandy Gallery

Pop-Up Now II
November/December 2016

The Dead Feminists: Chandler O'Leary and Jessica Spring
October 2016

June/July 2016

Shift-Lab: Trace
April 2016

Ink + Metal + Paper
February 2016

Blood Quantum
November - December 2015

Pages & Places: Books About Travel or Place
September - October 2015

June 5 - July 25, 3015

Focus on Book Arts (FOBA) Staff and Instructors Show

May 1 - 29, 2015

Codex Finds
March 24 - April 25, 2015

Curated Collection: Broadsides
February 13 - March 14, 2015

November 7 - December 20, 2014

Guild of Bookworkers Northwest Chapter Members Exhibition • Showcase 16
October 3 - November 1, 2014

Altered Visions
September 5 - 27, 2014

Book Power Redux
May 30 - July 26, 2014

Editions of Grandeur
April 17 - May 24, 2014

FRESH! New Works in Gallery Inventory
March 6 - April 12, 2014

Love Between the Pages
February 2014

November 15 - December 28, 2013

Poignant to Playful: Pop-Up and Movable Books
September 5 - November 9, 2013

Alicia Bailey: Lovely & Amazing
June 21 - July 28, 2013

FEAST! Celebrating Food and Book Art
May 10 - June 15, 2013


Mary Bennett: An Installation
Bea Nettles: Photographic Artist Books
March 15 - April 20, 2013

Do Box Me In!
February 1 - March 9, 2013

Infinite Possibilities: Math, Science, Book Arts
November 30 - December 29, 2012

John & Robin Gumaelius: It's a Circus in Here!
October 19 - November 24, 2012

INKED! Contemporary Northwest Letterpress
September 7 - October 12, 2012

The Poetic Pen: Celebrating Calligraphy and Poetry
June 22 - July 28, 2012

Mar Goman: INTROspective
May 18 - June 16, 2012

Interplay: Photographers Focus on the Book
Featured: Elizabeth Claffey, Lauren Henkin, Clifton Meador and Laura Russell
April 6 – May 12, 2012

Elsi Vassdal Ellis • Intersections and Detours
February 3 – March 10, 2012

Paulann Petersen, Barbara Mason and Laurie Weiss • Dark River of Stars
February 3 - March 10, 2012

The Labyrinth of Tantalus • An Installation by Anna & Leo Daedalus
January 2012

Welcome to My World • Artists Take on The Globe
December 2-31, 2011

Object Poems • Curated by David Abel
November 4 - 26, 2011

Uncommon Threads: The Handicrafts in Book Arts

September 23 - October 29, 2011

Jim Kazanjian • Anomalies
August 5 - September 10, 2011

Linda Welch • Urban Conversations
2 Shows Featuring Linda's:
Artist Books
August 5 - September 10, 2011

1,983 Rejections: 3 Acceptances
An Installation Plus Collage Work by Mary Bennett
May 19 - June 25, 2011

Photo Alchemy
An Exhibition of Alternative Process Photography
April 1 - May 7, 2011

Photo Book Works
An International Exhibition of Photographic Artist Books
January 27-March 12, 2011

Helen HiebertString Theory
November-December 2010

Sue Huggins Leopard • From Memory
November-December 2010

Pop-Up Now! • An International Exhibition of Movable Books
October 2010

Handmade Paper in Motion •  A Limited Edition Portfolio Benefiting the Non-Profit Hand Papermaking, Inc.
October 2010

Stewart HarveyI Am What I Need To Be
September 2010

Graham SchoddaRay Guns, Robots and Racecars
September 2010

Diane JacobsBowing to Paradox
July 2010

Book Power! • An International Exhibition of Artist Books
Addressing Our Social, Political and Environmental World

June 2010

Andrea Benson • Hands and Minds
May 2010

Roberta LavadourFinding Home
May 2010

Mar GomanMixed Media
April 2010

Linda WelchRe-Order: Artist Books and Paintings
April 2010

Virginia Flynn • The Butcher, The Baker The Candlestick Maker
March 2010

Karen Hanmer • Déjà Vu: History, Memory, Place
March 2010

The Naked BookExpose Yourself to Journaling
March 2010

Down + Out Photography Looking Down and Out
February 2010

The Assignment National Juried Exhibition of Artist Books
December 2009

Victoria Bjorklund Glass Figments
November 2009

Heidi KirkpatrickGray Area
November 2009

Broadsided! The Intersection of Art and Literature
A national, juried exhibition of letterpress printed broadsides
October 2009

Holly A. SennTale
September 2009

Barbara GilbertPhoto Canvas Book
September 2009

Jessica Spring • The Horse Show
July 2009

The Beautiful Book
June 2009

Jim Kazanjian • Abberrations
Loren Nelson
• Under Wraps
May 2009

David Paul Bayles
Photographs • Falling Trees
April 2009

Linda Welch
Artist Books, Paintings and Sculpture
April 2009

Self-Published, On-Demand Photography Books
March 2009

Lady Vengeance
Artist Books by British Artist Sarah Bodman
March 2009

Photographs paired with poetry by Mark L. Tompkins
February 2009

Tender is the Knife
Paper cuts inspired by poetry and literature by Virginia Flynn
February 2009

Maternal Legends
A national juried exhibition of contemporary artist books.
December 2008

A National Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Photography. Shelter explored architecture, habitat and sanctuary. Photographers from across the country and as far away as Isreal were challenged to explore how shelter can be interpreted visually given its myriad manifestations.
November 2008

Letterpress Broadsides by Sandy Tilcock
Sandy Tilcock is a master letterpress printer based in Eugene. She has designed and printed letterpress broadsides featuring poetry by writers such as Barry Lopez, Robert Bly, William Stafford and Terry Tempest Williams.
Special Note: If you missed Sandy’s show, stop by the gallery and check out our flat files. We have most of her broadsides in stock.
October 2008

Artist Books by Alicia Bailey
This exhibit featured a mini-retrospective of Ravenpress editions by Denver artist Alicia Bailey. Ravenpress books are known for their use of contemporary structures based on historical models, erotic content and miniature scale.
October 2008

Stewart Harvey • The Quiet Fire
Art and Performance in the Landscape of Burning Man
Stewart’s panoramic photographs of art installations showcase the best of Burning Man, that world-famous annual art festival that draws 50,000 people to the desert each year.
September 2008

Artist Books by Susan Collard
Susan’s artist books are collaged objects—a coming-together of disparate images and histories made from a trove of found materials—old books, salvaged lumber, cast-off hardware.
September 2008

Photographs of environmental ice installations by Nicole Dextras
July 2008

Artist Books by Susan Lowdermilk
July 2008

Paradox and Illusion
Surreal Photographic Assemblages by Fran Forman
June 2008

A new look at old photographic processes
May 2008

Secrets and Lies
A national juried exhibition of contemporary artist books
March-April 2008

Memory Marches Fourth
Photographs of MarchFourth Marching Band by Motoya Nakamura
February 2008

Night Moves
A Group Show of Nighttime Photography
November/December 2007

A Group Show of Mixed-Media and Sculptural Photography
October 2007

Bea Nettles - Return Trips
September 2007

Sense and Sensuality
A national juried exhibition of contemporary artist books
July 2007

Dan Stiles
Rock Posters - May 2007