Category: Artist in Residence

Rock’n Bow: The evolution of classically trained rock violinist Aaron Meyer

To understand Aaron Meyer’s journey from being a classical violinist to a concert rock violinist, begin by listening to his…

Ode to Oregon: One Musician’s Journey

Oregon Musician Slater Smith's “Back O’er Oregon” is an ode to the state, and he's singing it at every state…

Five Life Lessons from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

After fifty-seven seasons as a set designer for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Richard L. Hay has wisdom to share. 

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…

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.

Blaine Franger’s Columbia River Gorge

Photographer Blaine Franger shares his favorite images from his home in Hood River.

Power & the Poster

Portland artist Joe Wirtheim mixes art with health advocacy.

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.



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