Play

[fun, dressing up, a party, a game]
Bathtub Art Fair
Sven & Greta's Silver & Gold Mobile Dance Party
Broadway Bridge 100th Birthday Party
Florida Day

Art & About

art happenings intersecting real life
  • Grocery Store Photo-shoots Eden Prairie, MN [various, early 1990s]
  • Nerd Bowling Chaska, MN [18th Birthday, July 14, 1993]
  • Bowling Showdown Portland, OR [Team: Math Team, October 6, 2006]
  • Florida Day Portland, OR [38th Birthday, July 14, 2013]
  • Art Bowlarama Portland, OR [Team: Best Fluorescents For Now, January 25, 2015]
  • 40-Love Portland, OR [Tennis-themed 40th Birthday, July 14, 2015]

An Arty Party

gleeful gatherings usually with a theme
  • The Dinner Party Eden Prairie, MN [organizer, 17th Birthday, July 17, 1992]
  • Arty Yard Sales Chaska and Minneapolis, MN [co-organizer, various sales, 1990s]
  • The Pirate Party Minneapolis, MN [organizer, October 31, 1998]
  • Slumber Party Minneapolis, MN [organizer, 24th Birthday, July, 10, 1999]
  • Scooter's 16th Birthday Party San Francisco, CA [organizer, a cat birthday, June 1, 2000]
  • Kerby House Events [co-organizer, Portland, OR]
      • Devon & Carye are having a Party [May 22, 2004]
      • Devon & Carye's BBQ-Campout on Kerby [July 31, 2004]
      • Devon & Carye's "Iron Artist" After party [July 23, 2005]
      • Devon & Carye's Five Year party [March 21, 2009]
      • Dress as the New Decade party [January 16, 2010]
  • Exquisite Corpse Drawing Party Portland, OR [organizer, November 15, 2004]
  • Birthday in Box Portland, OR [organizer, 31st Birthday, July 14, 2006]
  • Tuesday Favorite Film Series [organizer, Portland, OR]
  • 1980s on Repeat: 2/5: Pretty in Pink, 2/19: Lucas, 2/26: Young Sherlock Holmes [February 2008]
  • Late 1990s Art House: 3/4 Adventures of Sebastian Cole, 3/11: Twin Falls Idaho 3/25: Love & Death on Long Island [March 2008]
  • Directors: Hal Hartley & Peter Weir: 4/1: Trust, 4/8: Amateur 4/15: Fearless 4/29: Master & Commander: The Far Side of the World [April 2008]
  • Tarot & Tacos Portland, OR [organizer, September 1, 2008]
  • Oh Lucky Day [organizer, Portland, OR]
      • 9-9-9 Party, Portland, OR [September 9, 2009]
      • 10-10-10: Chinese Mystery Dinner, Portland, OR [October 10, 2010]
      • 11-11-11: Good Luck Bat Open House, Portland, OR [November 11, 2011]
      • 12-12-12: Party Like you are 12, Portland, OR [December 12, 2012]
  • Bubble Birthday Portland, OR [organizer, 36th Birthday, July 14, 2011]
  • Peculiar Party at the Peculiarium, Portland, OR [organizer, November 24, 2013]
  • Ephemera Mail Art Party San Antonio, TX [organizer, March 31, 2019]

Bike Fun Rides

playful rides focused on dressing up or playing a game
  • B is for Bicycle Portland, OR [organizer and ride leader, Pedalpalooza ride, June 13, 2007]
  • Bunny on a Bike Ride Portland, OR [organizer or co-organizer]
      • Bunny on a Bike Ride [First annual Easter Sunday bike Ride, April 11, 2004]
      • 2nd Annual Bunny on a Bike Ride & Egg Hunt [March 27, 2005]
      • 3rd Annual Bunny on a Bike Ride "Bunnies on the Bridges" [April 16, 2006]
      • 4th Annual Bunny on a Bike Ride "Sunday's Best" [April 8, 2007]
      • 5th Annual Bunny on a Bike Ride "The Great Convergence" [co-organized, March 23, 2008]
      • 7th annual Bunny on a Bike Ride "Alice in Wonderland" [co-organized, April 4, 2010]
      • 8th Annual Bunny on a Bike Ride "Year of the Bunny" [April 24, 2011]
      • 9th Annual Bunny on a Bike Ride "Choose Your Own Adventure" [April 8, 2012]
      • 10th Annual Bunny on a Bike Ride "Ladd's Labyrinth" [March 31, 2013]
  • Fancy Scarf Ride [organizer, Portland, OR]
      • Fancy Scarf Ride [October 17, 2010]
      • Fancy Scarf Ride 2 [December 18, 2011]
      • Fancy Scarf Public Art & Trivia Bike Ride [February 7, 2016]
  • Polka-dots & Pinwheels Portland, OR [organizer, Pedalpalooza bike ride, June 21, 2012]
  • Pretty Dress Ride [organizer, Portland, OR]
  • Pretty Dress Ride to St. Johns [September 12, 2004]
  • Pretty Dress Ride [2nd PDR Ride, Union Station to Sellwood, May 1, 2005]
  • Pretty Dress Ride: Portland Parks & Plazas [3rd PDR ride, May 7, 2006]
  • Pretty Dress Ride: Parade down Alberta St. [4th PDR Ride, co-organized, May 3, 2008]
  • Pretty Dress Ride [5th PDR ride, Ladd's Circle to Terry Schrunk Plaza, May 9, 2009]
  • Pretty Dress Ride & Croquet (6th PDR ride, Two Plum Park to Woodlawn Park, May 9, 2010]
  • Pretty Dress Ride [7th PDR Ride, Piccolo Park to Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, May 1, 2011]
  • Pretty Dress Ride [8th PDR ride, Pettygrove Park to Willamette Butterfly Park, May 6, 2012]
  • Safari to Estacada Portland and Estacada, OR [co-organizer, Pedalpalooza bike ride, June 14, 2012]
  • Short Shorts Scandinavian Pride Ride Portland, OR [organizer, Pedalpalooza bike ride, June 24, 2009]

City as a Museum

exploring local history and lore through curiosity and play
  • Be Portlandia Portland, OR [part of City Treasures Tour with Know Your City, 2012-2013]
  • Broadway Bridge 100th Birthday Party Portland, OR [co-organizer, April 22, 2013]
  • Northwest Curiosities Cabinet Portland, OR [co-organizer, 2009-2010]
      • Curio Show debut [Debbie & Carye's Yard Sale, September 11, 2009]
      • Northwest Curiosities Sideshow [Last Thursday Alberta Street, September 24, 2009]
      • Northwest Curiosities go Hollywood [Hollywood Museums by Bike Ride, Pedalpalooza Event, June 11, 2010]
  • Oregon Sesquicentennial Ride (with Seski Sasquatch), Portland, OR [organizer, Pedalpalooza bike ride, June 26, 2009]

Fun & Games

making props, games, and outfits
  • Bathtub Art Museum Games [maker, Portland, OR]
      • Lucky Duck & Bathtub Fishing games, Design a Tub activity [Bathtub Art Fair, September 13, 2003]
      • Fortune Telling Bathtub Ducks
          • Carnival Art Opening, Nocturnal, Portland, OR [benefit for p:ear, April 3, 2004]
          • SCRAP's Iron Artist, NE Russell Street outside Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR [September 25, 2004]
          • Folks are Real Friendly Here, A-Ball Plumbing, Portland, OR [closing party, February 26, 2005]
          • SCRAP's Iron Artist, NE Russell Street outside Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR [July 23, 2005]
  • Viva Fiesta [maker/designer, San Antonio, TX]
      • First Fiesta: costumes & bike decorations [April 2016]
      • Bike Float & Taco Toss [ April 2017]
      • Fiesta Fashion & Umbrella [April 2018]
  • Whatawaste Crown from littered cups, Whataburger HQ, San Antonio, TX [maker, November 19, 2018]

Incognito

playing with alter-ego otherness
  • Red Bat Sightings
      • A Sketch of Red Bat
      • First Sighting [unknown]
      • Evergreen Court, Eden Prairie, MN [2003]
      • Peninsula Park, Portland, OR [2003]
      • Super Hero & Villain Ride, Portland, OR [2004]
      • Lake Quinault, Washington [2004]
      • At Work, Portland, OR [2004]
      • Waterfront Park, Portland OR [2005]
      • Jamison Square [2006]
      • Scary Helmet Ride, Portland, OR [2007]
      • Trinity University, San Antonio, TX [2017]
      • Landa Boo, Landa Library, San Antonio, TX [2019]
  • Sven & Greta Silver & Gold Mobile Dance Party
      • Mt. Hood [February, 29, 2010]
      • Silver & Gold Karaoke [April 17, 2010]
      • St. John's Parade [May 8, 2010]
      • Silver & Gold Danse Intersection [with Bike Temple, Sunday Parkways NE, May 16, 2010]
      • PRIDE [June 20, 2010]
      • Sven & Greta's Silver & Gold Mobile Dance Party [Pedalpalooza bike ride, June 20, 2010]
  • Twinning
      • Twin Spin, Portland, OR [co-organizer, Pedalpalooza Bike Ride, June 18, 2007]
      • Marina Marina, Portland, OR [October 22, 2011]
      • Lucky Cats, Portland, OR [October 29, 2011]