Artist in Residence

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Talking About Color

When teenage Arvie Smith walked into the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles, he couldn’t get past the receptionist.

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Of Ink and Accidents

Portland artist Ursula Barton has made a career built on spilled ink.

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Skeletal Celebration

A tall charcoal drawing hangs prominently in the dining room of Analee Fuentes’ Coburg home.

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Weaving Back to Roots

Artist Sara Siestreem has several jobs, no cell phone and no car, allowing her to focus intently on what she cares about most.

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Golden Collaboration

Brown Cannon III and K.C. Lockrem’s are siblings who collaborate to create mixed-media art.

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The Portland King of Neon

Neon bending may be going the same way as forging Damascus steel and constructing Stradivari violins.