Posts Tagged ‘caren anderson’

Penthouse Reviews our Velvet Painting Book!

Book review in Penthouse Magazine June 2008

June, 2008 – In Penthouse Magazine’s Full Frontal Reads section there is a review on, “Black Velvet Masterpieces: Highlights from the Collection of the Velveteria Museum” by Peter Bloch. Peter writes …


KATU News interviews Velveteria

Caren and Carl of Velveteria were interviewed on KATU’s Special Report: What makes Portland weird? See some raw interview video footage on…


San Francisco’s gallery hosts velvet painting book

SFBG - San Francisco Bay Guardian Online
Caren and Carl of Velveteria were previewed in the San Francisco Bay Guardian about their book signing event at…


Portland’s Velvet Art Museum in VIA magazine

Portland’s Velvet Art Museum: Velveteria. Photo by Susan Seubert

The offbeat museum, which recently moved to a bigger and better location at 2448 E Burnside St, houses close to 2,000 velvet paintings, some 340 of which are on display at any time. The pièce de résistance is a …


The World’s Strangest Museum

Thank You Travel and Leisure for listing us as one of the World’s Strangest Museums!
But many of the world’s quirky museums are projects driven by a singular vision and agenda, which is often to increase the appreciation of something very specific. At the Velveteria, a museum in the East Burnside district of Portland, Ore., that something is…