Introducing Artist No. 23 – Rob Sanford

Rob Sanford comes from an artistic background. His Mother was an artist and musician. He entered his first art contest in second grade. “I was hooked after that.” He earned a degree in industrial design and worked as an Engineer, but has always painted. Rob works in acrylic on canvas. Right now he’s focusing on […]

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Introducing Artist No 72, Jonathan Glowacki

Jonathan Glowacki’s greatest inspiration is Mother Nature, who he describes as “perfection defined”. He particularly loves the trees. If you visit his studio during the tour you can expect an interactive live wood turning experience. “After five years of running a successful but uninspired used consumer electronics business, I decided it was time to pursue […]

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Introducing Artist No. 96, Rachel Austin

Rachel Austin has always enjoyed making things – art, crafts, furniture, food. “Painting started as a side hobby for me and grew until it became my focus. I think I have a good understanding of materials and what I can do with them – that helps me figure out the best ways to turn my […]

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Introducing Artist No. 53 – Elise Wagner

When Elise Wagner, PDXOS artist No. 53, was 15, she aspired to be a ballerina.  But then life got in the way.  She was involved in a near fatal drunk driving accident in 1982.  She spent her recovery drawing and, on her return to high school,

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Introducing Artist No. 37 – Quire

Leah Hugon, artistically known as Quire, is Artist No. 37. She has been creating art since she was a small child. “As an adult I tried and failed at a lot of different professions until I settled on the pure fact that art is the thing I do because an artist is what I am. […]

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