Between Here and There: My Own Starlight Scope Myopia

By Paul X. Rutz Blessed with great hearing and strong night vision, Army draftee Lance Grebner was often assigned duty on night watch for his company in the Vietnamese central highlands during his tour in 1968-69. His story about how he became a go-to guy on the starlight scope brought up some Naval and academic […]

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Fellowship and Project Grants for Portland Open Studios Artists

Portland Open Studios would like to congratulate long time PDXOS artist Sabina Haque on receiving an Oregon Arts Commission fellowship. 2011 PDXOS Juror Modou Dieng also received a fellowship. Find out about all the receipients here. The Oregon Arts Commission’s Individual Artist Fellowship Program honors Oregon’s professional artists and their artistic achievements and supports their […]

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Liv Rainey-Smith: Revealing Woodcuts

by Morgan Madison Liv Rainey-Smith is a Portland, OR based printmaker.  She was first introduced to the medium while earning her BFA from Oregon College of Arts and Crafts.  I meet Liv Rainey-Smith at Atelier Meridian, the print making studio and arts community in North Portland where she creates her wonderfully imaginative woodcut prints.  It […]

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