Artist in Residence

Talking About Color

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

Of Ink and Accidents

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

Skeletal Celebration

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

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.

Golden Collaboration

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

The Portland King of Neon

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