Interview of Portland artist Jason Kappus

As her second interview, Kathleen chose artist Jason Kappus, who is well known around the Portland Open Studios community.  by Kathleen Vidoloff I caught up with Jason Kappus at his home studio, so I was able to see all of his current work.  Jason serves Portland Open Studios as its PDX-CSA Program Director and was […]

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We’re gearing up for the first internships with the 2017 Artists

As our Application for Artists is coming to a close, Portland Open Studios is happy to announce our internship program for 2017.  We offer the internship program to high school juniors, seniors, and college students. Students are connected with member artists to get a valuable window into a working artist’s studio-life. Students who enrolled in […]

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A little inside scoop on our jury

A little more information on our jury process.  Each year, the board selects an artist, an art educator, and a gallerist distinguished in their fields to jury in the 106 artists who will participate in Portland Open Studios. In this way we are assured that we are giving opportunities to emerging artists while staying on […]

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New series starting – interviews with working artists

We’re starting a new series of blog posts this month spotlighting some of our artists.  We’re hopeful that it will give the public and emerging artists a sense of what it’s like to work as an artist in the Portland area.  Kathleen Vidoloff has agreed to conduct the interviews with the artists and we hope […]

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We have a jury!!!

This is an exciting day for us.  We have a jury!  Every year we look for an artist, a gallerist, and an educator to form our three-person jury.  In this way we are assured that we are giving opportunities to emerging artists while staying on the forefront of the Portland art scene.  We are honored […]

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