FISK is a highly collaborative art and design studio, gallery, and publisher located in Portland, OR.
Established in 2009, FISK is an ever-changing creative project built on friendships and community with enthusiasm for new experiences and ideas for people and companies, small and large.
CONTACT1017 SW Morrison St Suite 306Portland, OR email@example.com@fiskprojectsINSTAGRAMFACEBOOK
THINGS WE CAN DOArt direction, packaging, art shows, curating, illustration, type design, photography, copywriting, animation, book design, environment design, identity, and web design.
Tim Lahan at FISK Gallery Portland in February 2014
PEOPLE WE HAVE DONE WORK FORNike, Facebook, Uniqlo, Airbnb, Rihanna, Tom Petty, Jordan Brand, Portland Trailblazers, GOOD Magazine, University of Oregon, CalArts, Beacon Sound, Plazm, Garrett Markenson Reverie, and Ariana Delawari.
FISK Projects: 2017–Present1017 SW Morrison St Suite 306 Portland, OR 97205
FISK Projects: 2014–173730 NE Simpson St Portland, OR 97211FISK Gallery: 2014–16 3636 B N. Mississippi Ave Portland, OR 97227Co-founded with Michael SpoljaricCalArts: 2009–13 24700 McBean Parkway Valencia, CA 91355Co-founded with Chris Burnett
PAST AND PRESENT COLLABORATORSChristine Shen, Abby Morgan, Michael Spoljaric, Los Hopper, Swanson Studio, Sean Solomon, C.W. Moss, James Casey, Joshua Berger, Dave Chathas, John Jay, Julian Williams, Christopher Michlig, Premier Press, Creative Paper Crafting, Logoknits, Never Press, Chris Burnett, Cole Bryant, Benjamin Woodlock
FISK GALLERY PORTLANDFISK Gallery Portland operated at 3636B N. Mississippi Ave from 2014-16. At this space we presented fifteen shows from artists all over the country and world. Artist works were presented in many forms, including: painting, sculpture, illustration, video and performance art. Operated out of the quaint space at the back of our dear friends Beacon Sound Record Store and Label, FISK Gallery was a neighborhood pillar and hub of contemporary art, music, and fun. Officially declared dead in April of 2016, the FISK Gallery archive can be viewed on this site.
HISTORYFISK began in 2009 as extra-curricular project for founder Bijan Berahimi while studying graphic design at the California Institute for the Arts (CalArts). It started off as a periodical art zine and website for design and art students and faculty from around the world to collaborate and share. From 2009-13 FISK published 6 printed zines featuring work of hundreds of students and faculty from around the globe.
Shortly after graduating Berahimi relocated to Portland. In 2014 FISK was reborn as a physical gallery space with friend Michael Spoljaric, the two teamed up to create a contemporary commercial art space for friends and artists they admired. Between 2014 and 2016, FISK Gallery hosted fifteen shows with artists from around the country and world, working in multiple mediums. While the Portland gallery has officially been declared dead by Berahimi, the values of FISK live on in different iterations of Berahimi’s work as a graphic designer, curator, and maker.