artPICKSWTEXT2A groundbreaking exhibition organized by Disjecta Contemporary Art Center of Portland, the Portland 2016 Biennial of Contemporary Art,  presents the work of 34 Oregon artists and artist-teams selected by Chicago-based curator Michelle Grabner.  25 venues around the state  are taking part in this exhibition.  Bush Barn is hosting Portland-based artists Pat Boas and Michael Lazarus. Boas creates drawings, paintings, digital projects and installation-based work that explore the underlying meanings of language. Lazarus uses a combination of oil and enamel sign paint on wood panel with collaged photographic images and words to create emblematic assemblage sculptures. A listing of venues and artists: www.disjecta.org/biennial-2016

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