“Outside/In” Opening Reception, Hosted by IDL Worldwide’s Gallery 135

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Gallery 135, home to IDL Worldwide and Portland’s creative community, hosts opening reception for “Outside/In”

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The artist hopes to enhance the relationship and energy between landscapes and the human condition.

On First Thursday, when major art galleries share their newest exhibits in Portland's cultural district, an opening reception for “Outside/In”, a solo exhibition of new work by Jeremy Nichols will be held from 7 to 10 pm at IDL Worldwide’s Gallery 135, 135 NW Park Avenue.

Taking inspiration from Nicholas’ multi-ethnic background, the images in the series “Outside/In” portrays a look into the struggle of being torn between residing in Japan and upstate New York as a child. The chaotic harmony through “repetitive elements of architectural design and familiar patterns” is a representation of Nicholas’ internal conflict of being unable to fully adapt to only one location and trying to make sense of finding one’s place within these opposing cultures.

By combining the repetitive elements of architectural design with familiar patterns found in nature, the artist hopes to enhance the relationship and energy between landscapes and the human condition. Nichols’ recent graphite series invites viewers “to take a position from the outside, challenging their own understanding of contemporary society.”

Jeremy Nichols was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1982. He currently lives and works in Portland, Oregon.

The reception is open to everyone.

Event Information:

Date: Thursday, July 2nd
Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm (PDT)
Place: IDL Worldwide, Gallery 135 | 135 NW Park Avenue, Portland, OR 97209


For more information, contact Allison Duval, Marketing Communications Manager at aduval(at)idlww(dot)com

About IDL Worldwide:
IDL Worldwide is a global brand services firm that creates compelling brand experiences at retail that deepen shopper engagement and desirability in-store. IDL imagines, engineers, builds and manages innovative solutions that captivate shoppers and bridge the divide between digital and physical channels. IDL is part of the brand development group of SGK. SGK is a division of Matthews International Corporation (NASDAQ GSM: MATW). For more information visit http://www.idlww.com.

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