“That’s Two Artists That Said There is No Wrong Way!”

NOTE: Portland Open Studios President Kerri Hewett has new roommates: her friend Anna, and her two daughters, ages 9 and 13. While she’s done the tour many years, this is the first year she’s taken kids with her. Read her account below: Preparing for the tour this year I had my work cut out for […]

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Friday the 13th

Here we are, the day before the tour starts. Our artists are making sure they’re ready for your visits! Some last minute announcements:  Oregon Society of Artists, one of our supporters this year hosting two artists: #42 – Farooq Hassan and #43 – Susan Kuznitsky. Additional artist studios in the building are welcoming visitors – […]

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Introducing Artist No. 50 – Dane Eisenbart

Dane Eisenbart is new to the tour this year, and we’re excited to have him on board. He was born and raised in the surrounding forests of the Tualatin Mountains, where he could often be found drawing or exploring outside. It’s here that he developed a fascination with the natural world which continues to inspire […]

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VISITORS 101 : GUIDE TO PORTLAND OPEN STUDIOS

So you want to experience Portland Open Studios over the next two weekends (Oct 14-15 and 21-22).  You’ve got a choice of 103 artists to visit over four days.  It doesn’t take a mathematician to see that planning for your tour might help. Start by picking up our tour guide:  You can download a free […]

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ARTISTS: TOP 6 TIPS FOR MAXIMIZING THE STUDIO TOUR

Hey artists: the tour is just days away. Are you excited? Long-time tour goer, Diane Hunt, wants you not to downplay the importance of this event: “My moment with these talented people of great innovation and creativity, they make me feel like I’m being lifted up to their world, just talking to them, hearing their […]

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