Check it out, Portland has four crazy art shows this week, First Thursday and First Friday.

Thursday:
Nuts & Bolts is an art show curated by two smaller Portland publishers that are deserving of more recognition. Robopocalypse is a collective of zine makers that have been self publishing and collaborating on anthologies since 2007. Teenage Dinosaur is an independent publisher run by Tim Goodyear. For this show he is curating work by Ian Sundahl and Dylan Williams, who also runs Sparkplug Comics. Plus: Jamie Rich & Joelle Jones will be present to sign copies of their new graphic novel from Oni Press: YOU HAVE KILLED ME WHO: BT Livermore, Terry Blas, Bryan Fleming, Nathalie Heizenrader, Matt Grigsby, Kevin M. Arnold, Matthew Seely, Agnes Hamilton, Andrew Keller, Ian Sundahl, Dylan Williams, Joelle Jones, Jamie Rich
WHAT: Group art show curated by two local indy publishers
WHEN: Thursday, August 6th, 6-10pm
WHERE: Floating World Comics, 20 NW 5th Ave #101

Thursday:
Night Poems MULTIMEDIA INSTALLATION
AIDAN KOCH AND PAUL WAGENBLAST
PONY CLUB
625 NW EVERETT #105 FIRST THURSDAY OPENING
AUGUST 6TH
6PM-10PM

Friday:
The Inkwads show with Sparkplug Artists and Friends at the Grass Hut Gallery. Tom is coming up for the weekend so now is your chance to meet the mad genius behind the Blot and see art by him and Hellen Jo too.
Hellen Jo
Brent Wick
Kiyoshi Nakazawa
John Black
Tom Neely 811 East Burnside, Portland OR 97214
503-445-9924

The opening is August 7th 6-9pm
Through August 30th
Friday:JULIA GFRÖRER is part of a show at Zhu Lin Gallery. The show is called “Three Muses”, and will feature figure drawings and paintings by Lindsay de Armond, Elena Cronin and Julia. The opening reception will take place Friday August 7th, 6 – 9 pm at the Bamboo Grove Salon Gallery 134 SE Taylor (entrance on 2nd).