A peek into what the tour is like for visitors

Awhile back there were several interviews done with people in the Portland art community and visitors to the tour.  In the next few days I’m going to share them with you so that you can get an idea of what you can expect when you participate in Portland Open Studios yourself. The first interview I want […]

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Visit Stan Peterson’s studio this year and adopt a rescue dog!!

Stan Peterson,  Artist #73, creates his art in wood.  You can visit his gallery on line by going to his website, www.stan-peterson.com.  Today he shares with us some of his technique, and what he does with the “leftover” wood. By Stan Peterson The bandsaw is the only power tool I use in my wood studio. […]

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Shannon Passon: Encaustic art exploring the exchange of energy

Portland Open Studios’ artist Anne Mavor (Artist #60) had a chance to sit down and talk with fellow encaustic artist Shannon Passon (Artist #71)  last month. Here is her interview. Working primarily in encaustic, but also in acrylic and mixed media, Shannon’s vibrant and layered paintings explore what is elemental and lies at the core of […]

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