ABOUT

The Gallery

FRESH, FLEXIBLE & INCLUSIVE

Gallery Go Go is an innovative, intersectional, and inclusive female-owned art gallery and mercantile located in downtown Portland, Oregon. It fills up an expansive and light-filled 3000 square foot space inside Pioneer Place Mall and is open 7 days a week with an exciting diversity of events. It was founded by Azure Attoe in 2021 as a family-friendly creative space inspiring radical joy through local art, journals, craft sharing, and community-building experiences. Gallery Go Go aspires to encourage expression always and elevates the everyday as art. 

 

The space revolutionizes the traditional framework of the gallery model and encourages trust and openness around a diverse local vision of art and artistry, demonstrated in the quality and collection of Azure’s curation, leadership, and guidance. 

Gallery Go Go is a space of radical joy - an innovative, intersectional, and inclusive female-owned art gallery and mercantile located in downtown Portland, Oregon. It fills up an expansive and light-filled 3000 square foot space inside Pioneer Place Mall and is open 7 days a week with an exciting diversity of events. It was founded by Azure Attoe in 2021 as a family-friendly creative space inspiring radical joy through local art, journals, craft sharing, and community-building experiences. Gallery Go Go aspires to encourage expression always and elevates the everyday as art. 


The space revolutionizes the traditional framework of the gallery model and encourages trust and openness around a diverse local vision of art and artistry, demonstrated in the quality and collection of Azure’s curation, leadership, and guidance.

Why open an art space in a mall? 

Because art can be inspirational, optimistic, joyous, healing, funny, and connect people across their differences. But only if they can find it.

 

For Visitors

Throughout the gallery, you’ll find invitations to bring art down to earth and into your life — to have fun, challenge your assumptions and emerge with a lighter spirit.

Browse through  3,000 square feet of space and you’ll discover prints from up-and-coming artists, playful sculptures, and wearable pieces including jewelry and textiles. You’ll also find a huge assortment of books on creative personal development and installations that encourage you to interact with the space.

 

For artists

Gallery Go Go partners with Gango Editions to make affordable, high-quality prints for collectors. Visit the gallery to learn more about printing. Gallery Go Go features artists selected through open-calls, collaborations with art organizations and curated events.

GGG encourages artist’s financial stability through affordable fine art prints, workshops and by providing space for  grant-funded artists. Follow on instagram for calls for artwork, events and projects.

 

For the city

GGG’s hosts a variety of art, music, fashion and literary-related events. Contact Azure Attoe about booking space for creative collaboration. 

Gallery Go Go is an example of the city coming together post-pandemic, activating space and supporting a uniquely creative Portland experience to share with the world.

 

 

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Thank you to our Print Sponsor Gango Editions, the very best fine art printer! 

 

This Project was supported by a Regional Arts and Culture Council Grant

PRODUCT BENEFIT - CREATIVE EXPRESSION

 

This downtown gallery space is curated to cater to a wide demographic of races, genders, and income levels. Gallery Go Go features sculptural and 3-D canvas art for sale, prints, wearable art and jewelry, imaginative books, international homewares and other design-inspired items for sale in a fresh and democratic interpretation of art adjacent for Portlanders. 

 

Memberships at the gallery offer the community a variety of different ways to engage and support the gallery’s endeavors including social memberships, the print collectors club, and the most premium experience of being a Patron Saint of the Arts. The funds collected not only support programs but also subsidize the participation of those financially insecure artists that apply to help keep their art and voices in motion.

 

For new and existing artists to develop and grow into their passion and professional selves, this community space has two programs. The artist accelerator and the artists’ critique circle offer legitimizing gallery experiences to those that are able to participate and honor this commitment to be part of the cohort and space.

 

Gallery Go Go is available after hours for special events and membership exclusive access to new exhibits, in addition to hosting workshops and organizing a twice monthly urban art hike to introduce folks to the art windows, vending machines that sell local HI LO prints around town, and business owners that keep its downtown alive.  Public workshops are collaboratively organized with Jailbreak, a resource center for emerging artists, to create fun and accessible chances to make art and explore new skills out of simple materials in a single day.

 

GGG is a haven for creatives and makers alike, putting Portland on the map as the arts capital of the West Coast.




 

CONSUMER BENEFIT - RADICAL JOY

 

At Gallery Go Go, everyone is considered a part of the creative community, because everyone is encouraged to experience the expression of local art as radical joy. In this reimagined mall space, people are transported to an culturally intersectional artistic experience that blends music, visual art, design, fashion, language and special events. They learn how art speaks to the heart of Portland and feel a sense of belonging to their inner creative selves. 

 

Portland folks can engage with other creatives through a variety of membership options in this unique and inclusive art space –  reinforcing the innovative and cross-pollinated expression of the Portland arts scene, where radical joy inspires an everyday experience of art as the everyday experience. Creatives, even those freshly minted or those not-yet-ready-to-identify-as-artists, can connect with one another, and feel a sense of belonging, while developing their own skills and professional identities in the accelerator or critique circle programs regardless of age, race, gender or income level. 

 

Art enthusiasts, and tourists, in Portland can trust that Gallery Go Go is curating a fresh, relevant, surprisingly delightful and fun collaboration space that allows everyone to participate in making Portland the creative capital of the West Coast.



 

Gallery Go Go offers exhibition space for local artists, with focused awareness of BIPOC and LGBTQ+ creatives and educational opportunities. We host a variety of workshops, exhibits, shows, and special events, plus our twice-monthly urban art hike around downtown PDX! In addition, the gallery hosts an artist accelerator and artists’ critique circle for budding and established artists to develop their craft and understand the industry with a revolutionary level of access and transparency within a cohort model. 

 

This cross pollinating combination of local art, educational experiences, and creative community support Gallery Go Go in its mission to breathe some fresh humanity into the arts community of Portland in a surprisingly fun, fresh, and irresistibly inspiring new way.