OVERCUP BLOG — Art Events

April Events, Festivals, and a Book Release Party!

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April Events, Festivals, and a Book Release Party!

The 2nd Annual Ema Show Opening at Hellion Gallery Meet naoshi at the L.A. Times Festival of Books The Tall Trees of Paris book release party in Portland - April 30th at Gigantic Brewing Taproom and Champagne Lounge We love springtime. In addition to longer and (sometimes) warmer days, come great reasons to head out. It’s time to dust off the winter hibernation and reconnect with the world. And what better way to fill up our social calendars than with art, books, and books about art? Here are three events we have on our dance card this month. The 2nd...

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My What a Busy Fall We Have Planned!

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My What a Busy Fall We Have Planned!

It may still feel like Summer here in Portland, but our calendar tells us the busy fall season is headed towards us, full steam! Here's a snapshot of what's happening with Overcup authors during the first few weeks of October. PNBA Friday Nightcapper - Industry Event - October 2nd. You know leaves must be ready to turn when industry events are back in full swing. Pacific NW Booksellers Association (PNBA) hosts their annual conference in Portland. It's a great opportunity for bookstore employees across the Pacific NW to meet authors from the region and learn about the latest industry trends...

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Play the MFNW Art Photo Challenge

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Play the MFNW Art Photo Challenge

Overcup Press wants MusicFest NW attendees to share all the festival has to offer—and win some prizes, too! We're giving away two copies of The Tall Trees of Portland art book— one each day. The rules to participate and be entered to win are a breeze. Here's how to play: 1. Stop by The Tall Trees of Portland Art Pavilion at MFNW. 2. Snap a picture of any of the pieces of art in the pavilion. Make it a selfie, invite friends to join in the pic, or just post a picture of any of the pieces of art in...

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MusicFest NW is One Day Away!

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MusicFest NW is One Day Away!

Publishing can be one lonely journey. We spend a lot of time working solo and putting in hours in front of computer screens. Artists also spend long hours working solitary in their studios. So it’s always fun when we get to come out and interact with the rest of the world; to share what we’ve created during those long hours and to collaborate with others. This is part of why the Art Pavilion at MusicFest NW has us so jazzed. Matt Wagner (owner/curator of Portland's Hellion Gallery) and the coordinators of the festival have created The Tall Trees of Portland...

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"The Tall Trees of Portland" Artist Party

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"The Tall Trees of Portland" Artist Party

Some nights are special; last night was one of them. Two weeks before the release of our latest title, The Tall Trees of Portland, we hosted a private party for all of the artists who contributed their work to the book. This was the first time many of them had been able to see the book and it was a treat to see so many people’s reactions. Since everyone was in the same place at once, it was a chance for everyone to get a copy of their book signed by everyone else. We laid out books for everyone, gave...

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