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until December 30, 2018

"The Original Makers: Folk Art from the Cargo Collection" features more than 160 works of folk art from Birmingham Museum of Art’s permanent collection. Works of art range from quilts, drawings and paintings, to wooden and metal sculptures, and functional objects such as bird houses – all made in Alabama and several neighbouring states. Featured artists include Leroy Almon, Bessie Harvey, Shields Langdon Jones, Rev. B. F. Perkins, Herbert Singleton, Jimmy Lee Sudduth and Mose Tolliver.

Birmingham Museum of Art
2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35203

until December 25, 2018

Japanese chef-turned self-taught artist, Hiroyuki Doi’s artwork is now on view at OZU WASHI, Tokyo through December 25. Doi creates images that consist of many small circles made with black-ink drawing pens on washi. He draws his unique circle drawings every day.

3-6-2 Nihonbashihoncho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan 


until January 5, 2019

Works by Julia Sisi and Straiph Wilson are being shown at Copenhagen Outsider Art Gallery. Titled "+2", the exhibition presents Sisi’s powerful portrayals of faces, along with Straiph Wilson's seven ceramic heads.

Copenhagen Outsider Art Gallery
Gl. Kongevej 35A, 1610 Copenhagen V, Denmark

November 30, 2018 – April 28, 2019

"Art Brut from Japan, Another Look", curated by Edward M. Gómez, features 24 art brut creators who are working in Japan today, and who are being shown in a European museum for the very first time. Works include paintings, drawings, ceramic sculptures and mixed-media assemblages.

Collection de l'Art Brut
Av. des Bergières 11, 1004 Lausanne, Switzerland

A new, 10,000 square-foot gallery, which exhibits works created by adults experiencing intellectual and developmental disabilities, opened on December 1 in Portland, OR.

The gallery, which doubles as a maker-space with painting, drawing, ceramic, textile and digital media studios is named the Portland Art & Learning Studio and currently serves close to 200 artists.

The Portland Art & Learning Studio
4852 NE Martin Luther, King Jr. Blvd, Portland, OR 97211