Want to get your hands dirty during Portland Open Studios?

Here are a few artists who plan to have something for you to do if you visit their studios: You can go to our website to learn more about the artists and get your Guide to Local Artists. Shannon Carlson has some great fun in store for you if you visit her studio this October. […]

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The intern experience

More exciting news from Annamieka Davidson and her intern, Sid.  We are so excited that they are taking full advantage of our intern program.  Here’s her report:  “My PDXOS intern Sid came today. We looked at the mural that just went up across the street, and then we got a studio tour from a ceramic […]

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Introducing artist No. 92 – Karl Kaiser

Karl Kaiser’s mom was a teacher and so he was always doing art projects growing up. “But it wasn’t until I was older and on my first trip to Europe that I became interested in photography, specifically black and white photography.” During that visit he spent time with his Aunt Wanda, a working artist living […]

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Introducing Artist No. 2 – Sally Squire

Meet Sally Squire.  Walking through Sally Squire’s studio, I am continually amazed by the flights of fancy her imagination takes. She thinks she “wants to get to the point where I call myself an experimental artist.” I think she got there years ago. I see all kinds of things around the studio, some highlighting her […]

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Introducing Artist No. 6 – Paula Blackwell

Meet Paula Blackwell. Like many artists Paula was an artistic child, but she also excelled in science and physical fitness. Besides winning several Art awards she also won the Presidential Physical Fitness Award, a Science award and several Gold and silver medals as a short distance runner. Her art education consisted of a college class […]

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