Toward Space+ Wonder

Jeannine Shinoda is a Portland artist, architect, chef and the owner of Omakase-Ya, a food project inspired by delight, her mixed Asian heritage, memories, foraging and travel. 

Agenda Gallery, 4505 SE Belmont St., is hosting a show of Shinoda’s new visual work, Toward Space + Wonder, April 10–May 8. 

The gallery calls it “a celebration of the gap between the idea and its manifestation / The emptying of expectation in order to create physical, mental and emotional space / Exploring what it means to bring the external experience of expansiveness inward.”

Shinoda writes: “I’m approaching the process of this show in a very different way than my past work which has been very concept and product oriented… as an opportunity to delve into my creative process using my curiosity as a guide towards something unknown…It’s a daily practice towards trust, compassion, joy and curiosity.”

The Artist Reception will be held Saturday, April 10, 3-6 pm by appointment with online sign up at

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Toward Space+ Wonder

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