Shark and Olive is curated by a Portland-based creative, painter, and art enthusiast. Shark and Olive features finds that represent a never-ending celebration of art, architecture, design objects, and furniture.

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Located in Oregon City, the 1958 International-style home was designed by Dimitri Alexis for Edward & Helen Kaen. Cocktails from Townshead's Distillery and generous hors d’oeuvres will be provided!

The program will begin with a short history of the house by Kristen Sandberg, followed by a presentation from Tina Buescher on board games of the 1950s and 1960s and their impact and response to society/culture. Afterward, guests can tour the house, play some board games, or enjoy cocktails while overlooking the breathtaking views of the Willamette Valley. Mt. Hood, and Oregon City the home offers. 


Modern Mondays: DoCoMoMo_Oregon's Inventory of Modern Resources

I serve on the board of the Oregon chapter of DoCoMoMo_US. Could not be more excited to share our ongoing efforts to document the modern resources (buildings only currently) of Oregon. Bit of background on DoCoMoMo_Oregon: A non-profit dedicated to promoting the interest, education, and advocacy of the architecture, art, landscape, and urban design of the Modern Movement. We offer interactive programs including, walking-tours of our states modern movement buildings, sites, and neighborhoods, as well as educational lectures led by nationally recognized architectural historians, architects, and preservationists. And here is our on-going inventory you can help us shape: Inventory of Modern Buildings. A few of my favorites are highlighted above.