Wetlands in the Spring

Wetlands in the Spring

My left borrowed rubber boot had a little hole in it. Sarah and I stood calf-deep in muddy water by the edge of the Coyote farm site. She bent over one of her PVC well stems, dipping her Crayola streaked tape measure down the stem to measure the groundwater depth. I... Read More

Technology

On a recent trip to New York City I visited the MoMA and the Guggenheim. Both museums had world class shows that I loved. But I had two very different experiences. The MoMA was absolutely crowded. I’m not sure if the fact that it was St. Patrick’s Day and... Read More
Fern Ridge Project

Fern Ridge Project

Fern Ridge is a wetlands area west of Eugene.  This is the area that Sarah Marshall, a good friend and Oregon State University PhD candidate is studying.  I’ve accompanied her several times as she has visited her many data locations at four sites: Coyote, a rye grass... Read More
Leah Wilson: Beautiful Trash

Leah Wilson: Beautiful Trash

Leah Wilson: Beautiful Trash Guardino Gallery, Portland, Oregon March 25, 2010 – April 27, 2010 Opening Reception: Thursday , March 25, 2010, 6 – 9 PM Guardino Gallery 2939 NE Alberta Ave. Portland, OR 97211 Guardino Gallery   Stay In Touch... Sign Up!... Read More
Fall Creek in February

Fall Creek in February

My show goes up at the end of March.  As the time gets closer, getting into my studio to finish the last painting is becoming more and more of a chore.  This show is mostly paintings from my last show.  But the problem is that after that show came down I’ve been... Read More

Artists Should Be Compensated for Their Work

Artists Should be Compensated for Their Work “Artists Should Be Compensated For Their Work” View Revisions Submitted by ninapaley on Mon, 2009-09-07 18:11 (Translations: Polski.) Nina Paley is the author of the freely-licensed hit animated film Sita Sings... Read More
DIVA Gallery Tropes Exhibition Images

DIVA Gallery Tropes Exhibition Images

Leah Wilson: Tropes Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts, Eugene, Oregon Leah Wilson: Tropes June 30, 2009 – August 29, 2009 Installation images from the Tropes exhibition at the DIVA Gallery in Eugene, Oregon. DIVA-Reception-59_Leah-Wilson At the Tropes... Read More
Leah Wilson: Tropes

Leah Wilson: Tropes

Leah Wilson: Tropes Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts, Eugene, Oregon June 30, 2009 – August 29, 2009 Opening July 3, 2009, from 5:30pm – 8pm Artist’s Talk: Friday,  July 24, noon Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts 110 West Broadway... Read More

Support the Arts, Our Cultural Legacy

An article published by the Lincoln Journal Star, Nebraska. By Kathryn Cover Saturday, Mar 28, 2009 – 12:18:08 am CDT What defines a culture? This is a big question, especially for Americans who have such a diversity of cultures. When I was in school and... Read More

The Importance of a Cohesive Show

Friday I wandered through Eugene to get a sense of what is showing around town this month.  As I perused different galleries, one question that came to mind is, ‘what makes a successfully cohesive show?’  I’m not sure that I would be able to comprise... Read More

New Look

The River Notebook has a new look (and address).  The old still exists at http://leahwilsonfineart.blogspot.com/, but here’s where you will find all new posts. Read More

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