Robin Bown, Turning Eggs into Art

By Susan Gallacher-Turner Above, Ukrainian eggs by Robin Bown. As I looked through the Portland Open Studios Calendar and Tour Guide, I was captivated by the colorful, intricate designs of Robin Bown’s artwork. What was even more fascinating was the fact that these amazing art pieces were originally eggs. Chicken eggs. Goose eggs. Even ostrich […]

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Joni Mitchell, Stone Sculptor

By Susan Gallacher-Turner Joni Mitchell, chiseling out beauty. As I stepped out of the car, it was obvious right away that a stone sculptor lived here. In the front courtyard was a pumice sculpture of a mother and child that radiated a loving connection mixed with free-spirited playfulness. This was one of two outdoor sculptures […]

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Jody Katopothis

By Allen Kinast

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William Park at Mark Woolley Gallery

By Shu-Ju Wang Life is Good Recent Paintings by William Park Mark Woolley Gallery 817 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, Oregon April 29 – May 31, 2008 4 + 3, 2008 You know how sometimes there’s a word that’s just right for something, and you know you know the word, yet the word does not come […]

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An Unusual Occupation

Debbie Marble, a long time Portland Open Studios artist, is also an experienced court room sketch artist. Her most recent work—on the cover of the March 11, 2008 Oregonian—concerned the trial of Dr. Jayant M. Patel:   

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