Introducing Artist No. 22 – Christopher Mooney

Christopher Mooney enjoys hiking and walking around the city with his camera, stepping off the sidewalk to get a different perspective of the city and its bridges.  He uses the photos as references when he creates his original oil paintings. He received a grant in 2014 from the Regional Arts and Culture Council (RACC) to […]

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Introducing Artist No. 52 – Janie Lowe

Janie Lowe’s background in art came from her family, specifically her ‘Momo”, her grandmother, who was an art teacher with a passion for art and antiques. She studied illustration at Texas Tech University and then received a Masters of Fine Art from the School of Visual Arts in New York. After freelancing as an illustrator […]

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Introducing Artist No. 68, Tess Donohoe

Though Tess Donohoe calls Portland home she was born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark. Even now, she returns every summer to spend time at her family’s house in the woods in Sweden, far away from the world and close to nature. “For me art is a way to slow down time by observing things we […]

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Introducing Artist No. 8 – Dennis Anderson

Dennis Anderson is rooted in the “method”of genre painting, a category of painting in which domestic scenes or banal incidents seem familiar.  I find the Portland area, with its people and places, a great resource for my interests in painting. My greatest influences in painting have come from Lorser Feitelson and Richard Diebenkorn.” I love […]

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Introducing Artist No. 23 – Rob Sanford

Rob Sanford comes from an artistic background. His Mother was an artist and musician. He entered his first art contest in second grade. “I was hooked after that.” He earned a degree in industrial design and worked as an Engineer, but has always painted. Rob works in acrylic on canvas. Right now he’s focusing on […]

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