IMPORTANT TOUR GUIDE INFORMATION

We have received reports that a few Tour Guides have printing issues. The issues appear to affect only about 1% of the Tour Guides, but if you have already purchased yours, please check it and let us know if it has these or any other problems: 1) Page 39/40 and page 43/44 are missing. 2) The spiral binding is […]

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Visit Portland Open Studios artists at our booth at Art in the Pearl

Watch some of this year’s tour artists as they demonstrate their craft and talents at the PDXOS booth at Portland’s Art in the Pearl this weekend.

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Bringing a new life to the hand work of women through the ages

Karen Lewis had the pleasure recently of visiting Beth Yazhari  in her studio.  Here is an idea of what you could experience in a little over a month when Portland Open Studios opens. When you enter Beth Yazhari’s studio, you first notice a rich collection of textures and patterns. She delights you with colorful designs, […]

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A delightful montage of textured abstract design

Karen Lewis recently interviewed PDXOS artist #1, Ruth Armitage in her studio.  Here is what she found: Entering Ruth Armitage’s spacious upstairs studio, you are instantly struck by the abstract work on the walls. Ruth works in a wide variety of painting media: oil and cold wax, watercolor, acrylic.. and all of them exhibit a […]

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Psychological soup

Sara Swink’s studio is every clay artist’s dream: a spacious room with plenty of table space, and organized areas for drying, glazing and kiln.  There she creates her one-of-a-kind clay figures. Little people and humanized animals decorate the wall shelves, looking down on her workspace.  Sara avoids happy faces, focusing on more ambiguous and mixed […]

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