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Washington Times talks about Velvet Paintings

And anyone who thought black velvet paintings went out with GMC Gremlins and pet rocks has not heard of the Velveteria, a museum of black velvet paintings in Portland, Oregon. Open just two months, the site has been overwhelmed by an adoring public.

“It just blows the mind,” says Caren Anderson, proprietress and undisputed queen of velvet. “This is a huge cultural phenomenon. Yes, we have…


Art lovers who get a kick out of kitsch

“We have people outside snickering,” Anderson says, sitting among images of forlorn clowns and entertainment icons. “Most people, let’s face it, they make fun of it. If they’d come in here they’d realize there’s…


Velveteria discovered by Portland Mercury

A visit to the Velveteria is a far richer experience than you might imagine, given its overtly campy nature. The back room is dedicated to…


Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations: Pacific NW


Anthony Bourdain, Travel Channel’s “No Reservations”, and special guest Chuck Palahniuk, Portland author of “Fight Club”, visited our Poodletopia show at the Velveteria, available on Season…


One of the best articles on Velveteria

Above all else, this is a love story, born of a phone call made in the dark, a hint of whiskey and not a little loneliness.
He’ll tell you he’s not really sure why he called, but she’ll tell you she’s pretty sure it was the picture: honey skin and a snug little bathing suit, the only person in their high school class directory who looked like she was still having fun after 25 years.
The truth was…



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