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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PM Shore featured on Oregon Art Beat

Our 2013 Tour was loaded with talent. Painter, Pm Shore was featured on Oregon Art Beat just last week. To learn more about Pm and her work, watch the broadcast.  

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Sabina Haque on fire in 2014

We are pleased to share the following news for 2013 Tour participant Sabina Haque. Sabina has been awarded Oregon Arts Commission 2014 Individual Artist Fellowship which comes with a $3000 cash award. Thirteen Oregon artists selected from a pool of  more than 190 applicants  from 35 Oregon cities for the OAC’s 2014 Individual Artist   Fellowships. […]

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A Preview of Artists from Portland Open Studios 2011

A selection of artists you might see on the Portland Open Studios tour of 100 this weekend: Bridget Benton demonstrates how to work with molten wax to create colorful encaustic works, embedding personal symbolism. EMEK has created rock posters for artists from the Decemberists to Erykah Badu. He works in layers of silkscreens, but also […]

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Weaving the Colors of Nature: Sylvia Emard’s Personal Geography

By Rebecca Conant I recreate in my weaving my experience of the natural world, incorporating randomness, asymmetry and balance in designs that express memories of my personal geography. –Sylvia Emard The one line that defines a brand may sum up an artist on a jury application, but it does not begin to define the richness […]

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