Introducing Artist No. 12, Winifred Martinson

Winifred Martinson is also new to the tour this year.  She describes herself as “California born and bred”.  Unbelievably she only began learning the techniques of making art as an adult.  “I paint realistically what I think is beautiful in nature, in an atmospheric and ethereal style.  In the 1980s I learned from workshops with […]

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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. 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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Introducing Artist No. 97 – Joanne Mehl

Joanne Mehl, PDXOS artist No. 97, has been a professional Portraitist and figure painter since the mid 1980’s. She says “I never get tired of creating a sublime depiction of personality and physical form. Nothing is more challenging, entrancing or satisfying to me. If I wasn’t naturally curious about people, I probably wouldn’t be so […]

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Introducing Artist No. 10 – Chas Martin

Chas Martin, PDXOS Artist No. 10, is not an artist to be pigeonholed in one medium or another.  When I asked him what he had in store for his visitors this fall during the PDXOS Tour, he replied “Visitors will see the evolution of a story in progress. Visiting my studio is like hanging out backstage at […]

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