April - June 2019
April - June 2019
Oranj Studio presents a new exhibition by Renée Zangara: Agog. Opening April 1 and running through June 30, 2019, the show features eleven of the artist’s signature abstract works. These large works take us on a journey from Oregon’s wetlands to poppy flowers in bloom.
April 1 - June 30, 2019
Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 5 to 7pm.
Sunday, May 19 from 2 to 3pm
Hours for Viewing
Tuesday - Friday 10am to 6pm
Saturdays 9am to 5pm
About the Artist
Renée Zangara lives and works in St Johns, at the edge of town, on a peninsula surrounded by the Willamette and Columbia rivers where the Baltimore Woods and Willamette River are part of her daily experience. Since moving here, she has become deeply aware of the dynamics related to the river. It nourishes vast amounts of land, animals, and aquatic life. This integral component to a complex of transport systems is also, ultimately, an energy force that affects and is affected by everything.
Renée is truly amazed by the visual abundance and vital connections she witnesses. At any given moment she can look up and be gobsmacked by an enormous load-bearing barge pushing its way past her line of sight. Or, she can visualize river water seeping into the ground and making its way up the bluff to feed the neighboring woods and her flower bed abuzz with garden deities and an array of assorted and colorful blooms.
Renée understands that a drop of river water is the essential link that connects barge to bloom. Agog is a collection of deeply personal work illustrating a handful of the life energies swirling around out here on the edge of town. Renée is represented by MaryAnn Deffenbaugh of Vernissage Fine Art Consulting. Learn more about the artist: https://reneezangara.net
About Oranj Studio
Oranj Studio was founded by Tamara and Eric Dayton who opened their luxe studio to bring a truly creative space to Portland—a place where style, fashion, and art co-exist and inspire one other. The concept was simple—build a beautiful exhibit space for quarterly shows, nurture a luxury salon and retail space within, invite people to enjoy it all.
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