Hilary Irons

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Exploring new and old landscapes

The nature-inspired work of Lydia Badger, Hilary Irons, and Erik Weisenburger, on display at Rose Contemporary under the name "The New Landscape," is undoubtedly new — powerfully conceived, refreshingly innovative, and scrupulously executed — but the th
Having it all
By BRITTA KONAU  |  March 15, 2013

Review: Rose Contemporary blasts off

It's a sad thing to have an empty gallery in the center of Portland's Arts District. Whitney Art Works was a vital organ in Portland's arts community, and since it closed in January, the scene has missed it dearly.
Outer limits
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  July 08, 2011

First Friday frenzy

Reflecting on an art-fueled weekend
Reflecting on an art-fueled weekend
By IAN PAIGE  |  December 10, 2008

Head for the hills

Comparative mythology suggests a motif classified as the “axis mundi” and often represented by distinct cultures as a cosmic mountain or tree.
The spiritual journey of Hilary Irons’s “Sheetrock Mountain”
By IAN PAIGE  |  August 30, 2006
UNE Art list photo Portland

Beyond the frames

The University of New England campus in Biddeford is a damn long slog out of Portland in this January weather, but that’s exactly why it’s so comforting to see young area artists and their forward-thinking ideas represented.
University of New England exhibits bring art to the south
By IAN PAIGE  |  January 18, 2006