ADX Weekly Update: Feb 1st, 2018 – Art Openings, Lights, Podcasts, and More!

February 1, 2018

Community Happenings

First Friday opening: ANX Gallery Presents – Ink + Press

Opening Reception: Feb 2nd, 6-9pm


Join us on Friday, February 2nd from 6-9pm for the opening of our newest gallery installation: Ink + Press. This exhibition features works in the print medium including screen printing, letterpress, bookbinding, intaglio, lithography and other various types of printmaking.

The ANX Gallery is sponsored by Portland Cider Co, who will be providing free cider for those 21+. All ages are welcome to attend this event.

Winter Light Festival

Feb 1st – 3rd


Inspired by light festivals around the globe, the Portland Winter Light Festival, a Willamette Light Brigade event, aims to counteract the city’s tendency to hibernate during the winter. This year’s festival features more than 100 artists and organizations from all across the Cascadian region.

As always, the event is free and open to the public. Check out their digital catalog and plan your trip around the city!

NW Materials Show

Feb 7th, 9am-5pm & Feb 8th, 9am-4pm


Interested in apparel, footwear or textile design and fabrication? Come say hi to us at this year’s NW Materials Show! We’ll have a booth set up in the MADE section of the exhibit. We’ll be hanging out with Portland Apparel Lab, DIY Bar, and other great makers while offering free consultations for people interested in learning more about our makerspace and fabrication options.

Upcoming Classes

pattern printing basics: screen printing series

First Class: Feb 10th, 1pm-4pm


Ever wanted to design your own fabric pattern, wallpaper or poster? This series is for you! In this 2-class series, you’ll learn how to create a repeating pattern using a variety of media. You’ll then learn how to print that pattern onto any flat surface.

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Cabochon Stone Ring Series

First Session: Feb 3rd, 1-5pm


This 2-session class will set you up for metalsmithing success by teaching you how to make a ring or pendant, bezel stones, and set them into your newly created piece of jewelry.

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Riveted Bangle Bracelets

Next Class: Feb 7th, 6-9pm


Saw and hammer out the bangle bracelets of your liking while learning how to rivet metal to metal or organic materials together. At the end of the class, you’ll leave with your own handmade bracelet!

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In the News

Workundone podcast ft. ADX Founder Kelley Roy

Kelley Roy, Owner and Founder of ADX,  recently sat down with Justin Hawkins on his WorkUndone podcasts to talk about the history of ADX, entrepreneurship, makerspace life and struggles of starting and growing a small business.

Check out WorkUndone’s page for links to the podcast episode, as well as other great episodes featuring Portland Makers.


Attention artists, designers & Makers!

Workspace available in a shared co-making space.

Email to come to take a look.