Introducing Artist No. 50 – Dane Eisenbart

Dane Eisenbart is new to the tour this year, and we’re excited to have him on board. He was born and raised in the surrounding forests of the Tualatin Mountains, where he could often be found drawing or exploring outside. It’s here that he developed a fascination with the natural world which continues to inspire […]

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VISITORS 101 : GUIDE TO PORTLAND OPEN STUDIOS

So you want to experience Portland Open Studios over the next two weekends (Oct 14-15 and 21-22).  You’ve got a choice of 103 artists to visit over four days.  It doesn’t take a mathematician to see that planning for your tour might help. Start by picking up our tour guide:  You can download a free […]

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ARTISTS: TOP 6 TIPS FOR MAXIMIZING THE STUDIO TOUR

Hey artists: the tour is just days away. Are you excited? Long-time tour goer, Diane Hunt, wants you not to downplay the importance of this event: “My moment with these talented people of great innovation and creativity, they make me feel like I’m being lifted up to their world, just talking to them, hearing their […]

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Our Glass artists

How do you like your glass? This year Portland Open Studios welcomes four very different artists working with this tricky medium: Bob Heath, Kurumi Conley, Carli Schultz, and Heather Fields. These four artists have very distinctively different working styles. Kurumi Conley (studio #66, NE Portland) is a fused-glass artist returning to Open Studios this year. […]

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Want to get your hands dirty during Portland Open Studios?

Here are a few artists who plan to have something for you to do if you visit their studios: You can go to our website to learn more about the artists and get your Guide to Local Artists. Shannon Carlson has some great fun in store for you if you visit her studio this October. […]

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