Artist in Residence

Hector H. Hernández Casts His Career on Portland’s Walls

Hector H. Hernández is an artist with a complicated canvas.

3 years ago

Painting Big in the Playa

In the foothills of the Steens Mountain and minutes away from the playa of the Alvord Desert, John Simpkins paints…

3 years ago

Art from War

Out of clay, veterans at the LH Project, an artist residency in Joseph, shape vases and grenade-shaped teapots, targets and…

4 years ago

Talking About Color

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

4 years ago

Karen O’Brien Sees Faces in Everything

The most intriguing aspect of Karen O’Brien’s paintings are her characters’ eyes.

4 years ago

Threads of Inspiration at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Even before she understood all the words, Susan Tsu had a love of Shakespeare.  

4 years ago

Portland Artist Ivan McLean’s Fearless Experimentation

Portland artist Ivan McLean's fearless experimentation.

4 years ago

Of Ink and Accidents

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

4 years ago

Skeletal Celebration

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

4 years ago