Press

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Elvis Has Left the Building
by Andrea Gappell
April 10, 2014

I Visited LA’s Museum of Velvet Paintings
by Dave Schilling for Vice
March 12, 2014

Los Angeles: Velveteria, Museum Plays on Velvet
by Guillaume Sirena for Le Ben Franklin Post
February 25, 2014

DTTV City Living: Episode 31
LA Downtown News
February 2, 2014

Painting on Black Velvet
Oblog Design Observer
December 18,2013

Appetite for Life with Andrew Zimmern visits Portland Oregon’s Velveteria
by Andrew Zimmern
AppetiteForLife.msn.com, May, 2009

Oregon Tale in onAir Air Canada
by Elizabeth Payton
AirCanada.com, May, 2009

National Geographic Traveler’s heart Portland
by Susan Seubert
NationalGeographic.com, February 12, 2009

38 things to do before I turn 39
by Andrea Jenkins
HulaSeventy.blogspot.com

The World’s Strangest Museum
By Joshua Pramis
TravelAndLeisure.com, October 2008

The Offbeat Tourist Guide to the Wild and Wacky Side of Portland Oregon
by Lex Loeb
AssociatedContent.com, September 10, 2008

Black Velvet Painting
Velvet
Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A Contemporary Family Vacation: The Velveteria
by Jeff Gates
OuttaContext.com, August 23, 2008

ABC’s 2 PDX: Check It
PDXGuide.blogspot.com, July 5, 2008

Black velvet painting museum
by Jamie Rhein
Gadling.com, May 20th 2008

Portland Oregon Vacation Ideas
GetAwayVacationIdeas.com, 2008

Portland, OR Attractions
Frommers.com, 2008

Small Museums & Collections in & around Portland, Oregon
by Carye Bye
HiddenPortland.com

TripAdvisor: Travelers Review Velveteria
TripAdvisor.com

Reviews on Velveteria: Museum of Velvet Paintings
Yelp.com

Top 10 kitsch destinations
by Aefa Mulholland
OutTraveler.com

I Love Portland
OregonLive.com

Black Velvet, If You Please
by Alan Borrud
Newsweek.com

Offbeat museums anything but stuffy – Collectors make relics of View-Masters, vacuums and velvet
By Anne Marie DiStefano
PortlandTribune.com, August 22, 2006

What Would You Do with 1,000 Velvet Paintings?
Portland Picks, Jan 6 , 2006

Newspapers

Sights and Sounds of Spring
LA Downtown News
March 3, 2014

Rockstars on Velvet, the Last Temptation
Il Manifesto, Alias- Italian Publication
February 1, 2014

A Velvet Revolution
By Eddie Kim at LA Downtown News
January 20, 2014

There’s More to Black-Velvet Paintings
By Irene Messina at Tucson Weekly
December 13, 2012

A Velvet Christmas at Hilltop Gallery
Nogales International
November 12, 2013

The chi of Portland: High weirdness in Nirvana
by Joseph B. Frazier
Associated Press Writer, May 5, 2008

Velvet passions, no regrets
by Inara Verzemnieks
The Oregonian, Sunday, May 14, 2006

Just what we wanted: Sofa-size velvet Elvis
by Jennifer Harper
The Washington Times, March 11, 2006

Art with a velvet touch
by Lee Williams
The Oregonian, March 3, 2006

Portland’s velvet underground
by Eric Bartels
The Portland Tribune, Feb 28, 2006

Velveteria Museum of Velvet Paintings
by Chas Bowie
Portland Mercury, December 15, 2005

Television Shows

Black Velvet Painting Profits
SPIKE TV’s Thrift Hunters
Febuary 8, 2014

Eye on the Bay: Portland, Part One
San Francisco’s KCBS, channel 5
September 17, 2008

Red Eye: Halftime Report
Fox News, April 12th, 2008

Special Report: What makes Portland weird?
Portland’s KATU News Channel 2

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations: Pacific North West
Season 3, Episode 4
January 15, 2007

Voice of America, VOA News
by Yi Suli, Narrated in English by Elaine Lu

Voice of America TV in Chinese
by Yi Suli, November 2008

CBS Sunday Morning
by Bill Geist

Interesting People of Portland
by Tom Green
NBC The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, September 27, 2006

Portland Oddities Week
by Chloe Houser and Darcy Zettler
PDX 49 Entertainment Zone

Magazines

Velveteen Rabid, Unique Works of Art Hang at a Wacky, Wonderful Museum
by Deborah Wakefield
Travel Portland Magazine, 2009-’10 edition

Portland’s Velveteria
VIA Magazine, AAA Traveler’s Companion, January 2009

Best of the City 2008
by Brian Barker
Portland Monthly, August 2008

Black Velvet Masterpieces: Highlights from the Collection of the Velveteria Museum
by Peter Bloch
Penthouse Magazine, Full Frontal Reads, June, 2008

Weird is the Word: From Pendleton to Portland, Oregon is keeping it crazy
by Tommy Gaffney
PDX Magazine, April 1, 2008

UK’s Nude Magazine
Spring 2008, No 13

The Shins photo shoot at Velveteria
Rolling Stone Magazine, January 2007

Special Events

More fun to pet
by Kat Renz
San Francisco Bay Guardian, Wednesday August 13, 2008

Velveteria Takes Over Powell’s Books
May 2008

Books

Black Velvet Masterpieces: Highlights from the Collection of the Velveteria Museum
by Caren Anderson and Carl Baldwin, owners of Velveteria

No Reservations: Around the World on an Empty Stomach
by Anthony Bourdain, page 196