Still life silhouettes, abstract shapes, and complex, interlocking patterns renovate the commonplace objects of a classical painting genre in a modern setting.

Genres: Northwest Filmmaker, Short

Other Films by Joanna Priestley

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Bottle Neck

A veteran animator gives us a jazzy vision of figures hovering between abstraction and definition amidst luminous imaginary landscapes.

Split Ends

Abstract compositions inspired by vintage wallpaper and wrapping paper stimulate a collective memory of youthful self-hypnosis and visual absorption.

Women in Film Portland Member Screening

The Northwest Film Center is proud to present a screening of films from members of the meet up group Women in Film Portland. The screening will be preceded by an open networking event in the Andrée H. Stevens room next to the Whitsell auditorium at 6:30pm. Come learn more about Women in Film Portland, whose

Animation By Design

Presented in association with Design Week Portland, this short program of abstract animation features a variety of diverse work by Oregon and Washington animators with distinct graphic styles. This program includes: Joanna Priestley Joan Gratz Aaron F. Ross Marilyn Zornado Laura Heit Micah Weber Kello Goeller Jefferson Kincaid Reed O’Beirne Eric Ostrowski Ruth Hayes Devon