Doesn’t Get Better Than That!

Portland Open Studios artist Ann Munson had this to say about her experience: “Thanks to the creativity and persistence of our publicity chairperson, Bonnie Meltzer, and the talent of special writer to the Oregonian, Sarah Smith, the THREE PAGE COLOR FEATURE article in the thursday homes and gardens worked its magic. A bazillion people came […]

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Nikki Dilbeck on her first Portland Open Studios experience

“The weekend was a success…exhilarating and exhausting! I had a great time meeting people and talking about my art—never have I stood and talked continuously for so many hours at once. Lots of good feedback and validation for the work I’ve been doing and direction my art is taking. I was initially concerned about ‘so […]

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Underwater photographer Connie Whelan

Portland Open Studios artist Connie Whelan left us a few words of her take on the Portland Open Studios tour before she jetted off to Indonesia for her next underwater photography trip. While many artists found it hard to sell the Portland Open Studios tour guides, Connie wrote: The calendar/tour guide is so well done […]

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Gretchin Lair on Portland Open Studios tours

Gretchin Lair, a repeat Portland Open Studios visitor and a creative advocate, has this to say about Portland Open Studios: “I look forward to the Portland Open Studios tour all year long. It’s hugely inspiring to be exposed to such a wide range of arts while driving exuberantly around Portland trying to fit them all […]

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