Artist in Residence


Artist Anahata Katkin’s Leap of Faith

Family talents bring together business and creativity in the burgeoning Ashland-based brand Papaya!. Anahata Katkin’s works blending collage-style aesthetic, iconography,inspiring quotes and organic textures appear on 700 licensed items, from computer tablet sleeves to insulated lunch bags, journals and shopping totes.


Memorable Faces

One Oregon artist seeks meaning and familiarity in the faces of others.


Oregon’s Creative Impact

1859 sits down with Oregon’s most creative and innovative thinkers and doers.


Power & the Poster

Portland artist Joe Wirtheim mixes art with health advocacy.

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What I’m Working On

When Roland Smith was an aspiring writer attending Portland State University, he took a part-time job working with animals at a zoo.


Empty Bowls

Potters come together to create and fill bowls for those in need.


Ray Atkeson’s Winter

Oregon photographer Ray Atkeson chronicled the rise of winter sports culture in Oregon.