PDXOS Art Destination – Gamblin Artists Colors

Oct 10, 2018

If you’ve been watching, you’ve seen that this 20th year of Portland Open Studios has brought many changes and new ways to appreciate art here in Portland.  One of the most exciting for us is to designate an art destination at Gamblin Colors. Gamblin is a world-class oil paint supply company home-grown in Portland, run […]

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A word from the president

Sep 11, 2018

This October, Portland Open Studio’s 20th year offers both something old and something new. Unchanged is the event itself, in which 99 artists will open their studios to the public on the second and third weekends of October (Oct. 13-14 and Oct. 20-21). Visitors can expect artist demos, the chance to try out some artistic […]

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Meet Jesse Reno – Portland’s Best Visual Artist of 2018

Sep 4, 2018

Portland Open Studio artist Jesse Reno is a classic Portland success story. A self-taught mixed media artist with Basquiat sensibilities, he has grown his career into a successful self-supporting artist who is widely shown, who sells most of the paintings he creates and who teaches his intuitive painting techniques in the U.S., Canada, Australia and […]

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Pricing Your Artwork with Confidence (in a nutshell)

Aug 15, 2018

Once upon a time, in 1998, I had two small paintings in an exhibition. I was asked to price the pieces low, so that they would sell, and sell they did. But when I received my percentage, it seemed as though I didn’t earn anything at all from this double sale. And so, after 17 […]

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