Gallery at Oregon Art Supply

November/December 2023


Graphite and paper. Two of the most basic art materials.

Six artists took these two materials as their starting point.

The decision to limit the making by restricting material

choice is the foundation of this exhibit. We are interested

in the paradox that within limitation lies great freedom.

Aside from material restraint and space considerations

there were no other predetermined factors. Each artist

chooses subject matter, application, scale, and format.

One wall is of the exhibit is devoted to collective works.

Each artist started a piece then passed it to the next

person to add elements until the piece had made a full


Zoe Cohen, Jenny Gray, Ann Bumb Hamilton, Rebecca Mannheimer,
Beth Robinson, Sarah Sedwick