About Us

Situated in Northeast Portland, the Guardino Gallery is a destination that can fulfill many of your artistic needs: from the visual stimulation of changing exhibitions to shopping from a fine selection of contemporary crafts. The GUARDINO GALLERY is located on the corner of 30th and NE Alberta. The Gallery host the Main Gallery, Feature Area, Window Gallery and Gift shop. All are open Tuesday through Sunday.

Every “Last Thursday” of the month throughout the year Alberta Street hosts an Art Walk. The Guardino Gallery’s reception for their new shows are scheduled monthly. The evening starts at 6:00 PM and officially goes to 9:00 PM. Come meet the artists and share in the refreshments.The Gallery changes shows every month and has done so since its inception in 1997. While the shows are varied in theme and medium, one thing rings true: their commitment to show the best of northwest contemporary art. Check out our page that lists the current schedule of artists showing in the gallery. Go to Past shows to see what we’ve shown here.

Sal and Donna Guardino purchased their buildings in 1996. Their business occupies two of the five storefronts.

The Guardino Complex hosts four other businesses, other than the GUARDINO GALLERY:
Claudio Starzak Jewelry (silver & gemstones)
Redbird Studio (card shop, stationary, hand silkscreened clothing)
DarSalam (Middle Eastern/Iraqi food)
Side Door Ceramic Gallery (functional ceramics)

The Gallery sends out a monthly email announcement which includes some words (and pictures) about the show and a link to this site to view photographs of the upcoming show.