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Josh Gates

I’m captivated by fleeting conditions of weather and light, and their interaction with the urban environment. As an Oregon-raised longtime Portlander, I find the pervasively wet Pacific Northwest climate beautiful and inspiring. In addition to cityscape painting, I also specialize in portraiture and hands. I’m always taking commissions for both animal and human portraits! As a deaf artist, I want to share the expressive beauty of American Sign Language. My various bodies of work serve as channels for activism, humor, and simple aesthetic wonder.

Oil | Acrylic
Community: SE Portland
Studio Number: 49
Instagram: joshgatesart

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