Sidestreet Gallery’s featured artist for July is Bonnie Meltzer, who seamlessly blends found objects with crocheted imagery, Melzer creates thought-provoking commentaries designed to challenge our preconceptions about society. The piece to the right is titled Working Mother.

The July featured artist showcase will be on view July 2 to Aug 2. Sidestreet Gallery is located at 140 SE 28th Ave. Open Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 5 pm. See sidestreetgalleryportland.com.