Artist Highlight: Chantel Greene

Chantel Green (PDXOS Artist #34) is both a scientist and an artist.  “I use art to investigate and dissect the world around me. Art allows me to understand and connect with things by exploring the associations between ideas and images. My work is heavily influenced by my formative teenage years spent in an alternative science […]

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PDXOS artists participate in ArtBurst Northwest

ArtBurst Northwest (the rebranded West Linn Arts Festival) occurs on Aug 2 & 3, and will feature two of our 2014 participating artists: Jeni Lee (Artist #50) and PM Shore (Artist #79).  Be sure to stop by and check it out!! http://artburstnw.org/

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A tribute to women’s handicrafts

Artist Anne Mavor (Artist #60) recently interviewed fellow artist Beth Yazhari (Artist #96) Imbedded in the dense, layered, and intricate images in Beth Yazhari’s fabric paintings is the story of women’s relationship to craft, domestic work, and creativity. The mandala-like pieces are filled with fabrics, beads, doilies, table clothes, saris, from all over the world […]

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Inspiration – where do artists get it?

It’s interesting to contemplate how artists get the inspiration to create their art pieces. I think you’ll find Chas Martin’s blog on his process very interesting indeed. http://www.chasmartin.com/blog/2014/7/14/painting-with-norman-maclean

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Change and growth!

I find it so exciting to see how our artists change and grow over time. Check out Donna Cooper’s blog. She’s headed off in a new direction in fabric. http://dcooperweaving.com/work-in-progress-june-into-july/

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