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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Portland Open Studios artists at Milwaukie First Friday

Here’s a chance to see Community 8 artists before the Tour. They are showing at the Milwaukie First Friday event at Milwaukie City Hall this First Friday, in coordination with the Milwaukie Arts Council.  Check it out Portland Open Studios will also have a booth there, so be sure to stop by to say hi! […]

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First Thursday at Blick

Come meet Portland Open Studios’ highest scoring artists and watch them demo their work during the September 7th First Thursday art walk.  From 5-7 pm, at Blick Art Supplies, 1115 NW Glisan in the Pearl. You’ll meet our top scoring artists – woodcarver Sam Hingston and emerging artist/painter Dane Eisenbart – and see works displayed from […]

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PDX-CSA: All About Connection

By Kit Carlton Art enthusiasts, collectors and artists alike, mark your calendar! Sept. 17th  is the last official date to choose an exclusive work from one of the artists participating in our creative program: Portland’s Community Supported Art (PDX-CSA) PDX-CSA is currently in its fourth season, but began when cofounders Jason Kappus and Kristin Thiel […]

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