POS artist wins First Place Rose Award

More good news from one of our own, Lynne Patton, who won the First Place Rose Award in the Oregon Society of Artists Rose Festival Show for her painting Copper and Roses. The reception and award ceremony was Sunday June 8th. OSA has been part of the Portland Rose Festival since the 1930s. It is […]

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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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The Empty Spaces and Complex Emotions of Alexandra Becker-Black

By Shu-Ju Wang “When it comes to me talking about my work, it’s so simple, I just love capturing emotion through an expression or through movement. Evoking the essence through light and shadow, through as little information as possible.” — Alexandra Becker-Black Nothing sums up Alexandra Becker-Black’s work and her being as succinctly as that. […]

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Elisabeth Walden’s meta-modernism

by Careen Stoll Elisabeth Walden is one of the two recipients of the Kimberly Gales Scholarship for Young Artists this year. She has moved here recently from New York to refine her print technique in preparation for continued studies in the arts at a graduate school. The arc of her brilliance is likely to be […]

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Ten Years Celebrated in Style with Smiles

by Careen Stoll The Gala opening of the 10×10 Show was a wonderful success.  About four hundred people enjoyed a great celebration of Portland Open Studios’  Ten Year Anniversary.   Located in the lofty atrium at City Hall, each diminutive art piece looked  like it had drifted down from the sky.    With 80 of […]

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