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Oct 8, 2014 |

Northwest Academy Presents “Apotheosis” at the Angry Pigeon Gallery

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Los Angeles-based artist Frank Ramme exhibits new series of paintings Nov. 6-28, 2014

PORTLAND, Oregon – (Oct. 7, 2014) – Northwest Academy presents an exhibition of new paintings by Frank Ramme, a Los Angeles-based artist. His show, Apotheosis, will run from November 6 through November 28th at the school’s Angry Pigeon Gallery at 712 SW 11th St. in downtown Portland. Ramme’s large, evocative paintings are the result of a collaboration with modern dance icon Toshiko Namioka and her photographer husband, Kurt Nebel. “My paintings depict the angst of identity and aspiration crises associated with spiritual fulfillment,” says Ramme. Ramme attended the California Institute of the Arts and has exhibited work throughout the U.S. in New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, as well as Vienna, Austria.

A portion of proceeds will benefit Northwest Academy.

DATE/TIME: Exhibit open Fridays from 4-7 p.m. November 6 – 28, 2014; Opening receptions: Nov. 6, 6 – 9 p.m. and Nov. 7, 4 – 7 p.m.
LOCATION: The Angry Pigeon Gallery, Northwest Academy, 712 SW 11th St. Portland
ADMISSION:  Free
INFO:  Northwest Academy, 503-223-3367

About Northwest Academy:
Northwest Academy is an independent school, grades 6 through 12, committed to education through academics and the arts. Founded in 1997 by Mary Folberg, Northwest Academy offers programs that allow students to embrace their individuality and their academic curiosity with the support of excellent teachers and professionals proficient in their fields – from dance and art to humanities and science. Northwest Academy prepares students for the demands of the 21st century with a strong focus on independent thought and problem solving with an emphasis on creative approaches to modern day issues. Northwest Academy is located at 1130 SW Main Street, Portland, Oregon 97205; 503-223-3367.

About The Angry Pigeon Gallery at Northwest Academy:
Named for the Northwest Academy school mascot, that feisty downtown bird, The Angry Pigeon Gallery is Northwest Academy’s storefront exhibition and performance space in downtown Portland. The Angry Pigeon features shows by students, faculty, alumni and established artists, writers and performers. The Angry Pigeon also hosts the school’s visiting author series and mixed media literary events produced by English/Humanities and thesis teacher Paul Martone’s Late Night Library. Commission proceeds fund the operation of the gallery.


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    Northwest Academy students write two substantial, college-level thesis projects in their senior year. All juniors and seniors receive college credit through the PSU Challenge Program.

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    Northwest Academy’s Arts After Hours classes are open to students from throughout the Portland area and beyond. Class credits are transferrable.

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    The Angry Pigeon Gallery showcases work by members of the Northwest Academy community and beyond.

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