Upcoming September Art Walks

First Thursday in Portland’s Pearl District with Artist Reid Trevarthen

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Born in 1990, and a life-long resident of the Pacific Northwest, Reid Trevarthen uses the medium of collage, to visualize the interconnected and complex relationships between people, the planet, and the universe as a whole. His self-taught technique draws inspiration from the work of Chuck Close, Jasper Johns and Dali, among others. A graduate of The Evergreen State College, Trevarthen is a member of North Bank Artists Community Project in Vancouver, WA.
Please join us Thursday, September 1st at our Pearl District Office (1321 NW Hoyt Street, Portland, OR) from 5 – 8 PM, to enjoy Reid Trevarthen’s art, as well as live music, wine, appetizers and spirit sampling courtesy of Crafted Life.
 

First Friday in Bend with the Central Oregon Studio Art Quilt Associates

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This month, Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty’s Bend office will be hosting members of the Central Oregon Studio Art Quilt Associates Inc. (SAQA). SAQA is an international non-profit organization, founded in 1989 to serve artists working in the art quilt medium, as well as teachers, collectors, gallery owners, museum curators and corporate sponsors who recognize the importance of the art quilt.  Oregon has a very active community of art quilters, including SAQA members in four local groups. SAQA was established five years ago; the 40 members meet ten times annually. Unified by size (18″ by 40″ or 40″ by 18″), the art quilts are abstract and representational, appliquéd and pieced, embellished and painted, machine stitched and hand quilted.
Participating artists are: Dianne Browning, Betty Anne Guadalupe, Judy Beaver, Helen Brisson, Sharon Carvalho, Barbara Doust-Boggess, Carole Elsbree, Sheila Finzer, Betty Gientke, Torrie Gordon, Tierney Hogan, June Jaeger, Sarah Kaufman, Charlene Kenney, Kathy Kutansky, Kris Lang, Donna Rice, Martha Sanders, Linda Saukkonen, Kristin Shields, Marion Shimoda, Patti Stewart, Jan McBrien-Tetzlaff, Joan Upshaw, Jean Wells Keenan, Jody Rusconi and Deb Wilkinson.

Please join us Friday, September 2nd at our Downtown Bend Office (821 NW Wall Street, Bend, OR) from 5 – 8 PM, to enjoy the quilted artwork, as well as complimentary wine and appetizers.
 

First Friday in Vancouver with Artist Katey Sandy

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Katey  Sandy studied art at San Diego State and graduated with an Art Education degree.  She taught junior high school art for 3 years in San Diego, leaving to start a family. When returning to work, Katey received a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and worked in that field for 35 years. Her desire to experiment, explore new ideas, and create in a variety of mediums was kept alive as I worked with young children and college students.  Art was always a curriculum focus in the classes Katey taught and in the schools where she was the director. Katey  returned to painting after retiring in 2007 from the Education Dept. at Warner Pacific College in Portland Or.
Katey is currently am a member of the Southwest Washington Water Color Society, the Washington Society of Artist, Columbian Art Association and Mosaic Art Alliance and teaches abstract painting & montage design for the Mature Learning Program at Clark College in Vancouver, WA. Her work is represented by the Camas Art Gallery, Camas, WA.
Please join us Friday, September 2nd at our Downtown Vancouver Office (402 W 8th St. Vancouver, WA) from 5-8 PM, to enjoy Katey Sandy’s artwork, as well as live music and complimentary wine and appetizers. For more information on downtown Vancouver’s First Friday Artwalk, visit here.
 

Third Thursday in Lake Oswego with Artist George Porter

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George Porter began painting under Richard Mullins at Stanford University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Cultural Anthropology with a minor in Fine Art. He continued his art studies under Larry Gluck at Mission Renaissance in Los Angeles, where he acquired an appreciation for master techniques, doing reproductions of Rembrandt, Velasquez, Monet, Manet, Benson, Degas, Sisley and Van Gogh. George eventually moved to Oregon  to raise a family with his wife. In the late 90s, he studied oil painting, once again, at Portland Community College under Joseph Mann.
Currently George’s “recapitulating” art style is a blend of classic Renaissance art, Neo-Impressionism and Luminism, with its roots in layers of colored crayons and Gerber Baby Food finger paint.His most recent painting incorporates metaphorical imagery in allegorical themes about modern American politics, drawn from both the current political theater and the devolving American culture all around us.

For inspiration, I draw on digital media content that allows me to travel in space and time, from photography taken during my own travels, from art books, and from images provided by clients for commissioned artwork. My process often involves creating a collage of landscape scenery, interweaving photography, and adding drawings to create a unique composition. I then draw the final composition by hand on a prepared canvas, and paint it with new open acrylic paints, using master techniques that I have learned over a lifetime of studying and creating fine art. The result is a treasured painting that creates a lasting memory, a tribute to beloved people, places and things, and special memories for my clients. Through this process, I not only create a beautiful work of art, but also develop beautiful new friendships and friends for life.

Please join us Thursday, September 15th at our Lake Oswego Office (310 N State Street, Suite 102, Lake Oswego, OR) from 4-7 PM, to enjoy George’s artwork, as well as live music, complimentary cocktails and appetizers.
 


Upcoming August Art Walks

First Thursday in Portland’s Pearl District with Artist Kalvin Panther

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Kalvin Panther is a self-taught illustrator and graphic artist. Growing up with comic books and in the skateboard culture, Kalvin has always been attracted to illustrated art but did not serious about it until 2005, when he began building concert posters for a promotion company he operated with a close friend. From there, he began drawing commissioned pieces of pop icons, often with tightly scripted text, pulled from the respective subjects field of work, filling the background. In-between commissions, Kalvin will spend hours on intricately lined abstract forms drawn over either his own prose and poetry or bold rich color. Rolling thick interior house paint onto sheetrock between layers of polyurethane creates a subtle layering effect. “The tedious line work is cathartic and necessary for me – if someone sees it and enjoys a piece enough to make it a part of their life, that’s just an amazing compliment I am happy to receive.”
Please join us Thursday, August 4th at our Pearl District Office (1321 NW Hoyt Street, Portland, OR) from 5 – 8 PM, to enjoy Kalvin Panther’s art, as well as wine, appetizers and spirit sampling courtesy of Crafted Life.
 

First Friday in Bend with Artist Norma Holmes

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Norma Holmes is a native Californian, born in Carmel. She sold her beloved horse farm in Pescadero, CA and moved to the picturesque town of Sisters, Oregon, in 1991. She was drawn to the Northwest and its beauty continues to inspire her painting.
Holmes is a signature member of the Northwest Pastel Society and a juried member of the Pastel Society of America. Other affiliations include American Women Artists and the American Impressionist Society.
Norma’s work has won many awards in both national and international exhibits and has been published in: American Art Collector 2013, Southwest Art 2011 and many times in the Pastel Journal. The local media have published her story in Arts and Entertainment Magazine, The  Bulletin and The Nugget Newspaper.
She is represented by Mockingbird Gallery in downtown Bend, Oregon.
Please join us Friday, August 5th at our Downtown Bend Office (821 NW Wall Street, Bend, OR) from 5 – 8 PM, to enjoy Norma’s artwork, as well as complimentary wine and appetizers.
 

First Friday in Vancouver with Artist Susan Mitchell

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Susan Mitchell has been an exhibiting artist, in the Pacific Northwest, for over 30 years, while teaching private workshops and classes at community colleges. She is fluent in many mediums, including: pastels, oil &cold wax and photography and is a member of the Northwest Pastel Society and the Northwest Oil Painters Guild.

“I came to my success as an abstract painter through my experience with the landscape.  As an avid hiker, I’m often out in nature observing the atmosphere, land and light.  My excitement for abstract comes from taking the landscape apart and putting it back together with the process of confident strokes and a passion for color.”

Please join us Friday, August 5th at our Downtown Vancouver Office (402 W 8th St. Vancouver, WA) from 5-8 PM, to enjoy Susan Mitchell’s artwork, as well as complimentary wine and appetizers. For more information on downtown Vancouver’s First Friday Artwalk, visit here.
 

Third Thursday in Lake Oswego with Artist Linda Mraz

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Linda Mraz is a Lake Oswego artist who wears many hats – she is a painter, collage artist, sculptor, commercial actress and harpist. Her early interest in the arts began with sandbox sculptures, school plays and poems but did not  seriously develop until mid-life when relocation and illness interrupted her career as a professional counselor.
Mraz’s painting is primarily focused on water media, but most recently, has featured acrylic and mixed media.  Her style reflects an abstract architectural quality, with strong use of color and high contrast black and white, as well as a fascination with nature, texture and form. She is also  influenced by  ones spiritual connection to the earth.
Linda has exhibited at: the former Hatfield Gallery, the Gottleib Gallery, the Belinki and Duprey Gallery, the Lawrence and Heart Galleries in Portland, the former Copper Leaf Gallery in Troutdale and multiple local businesses and venues. She is a member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon, National Collage Society (signature member) and Lake Area Artists and has won awards too numerous to list.
Please join us Thursday, August 18th at our Lake Oswego Office (310 N State Street, Suite 102, Lake Oswego, OR) from 4-7 PM, to enjoy Linda’s artwork and enjoy complimentary cocktails and appetizers.


Upcoming July Artwalks

First Friday in Bend with Artists  Cindy Briggs and Theresa Goesling

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Bend Artist, Cindy Briggs, is recognized for her captivating colors and luminescent light.  A member of WSO, NWS, High Desert Art League, and signature member of the NWWS, her work is featured in numerous International National and regional exhibits, select galleries and invitationals, magazines, books, museums and private collections.
Seattle artist, Theresa Goesling is known for her vibrant dynamic paintings.  Featured in SPLASH 13, her paintings have been exhibited in AWS, international exhibits, books and magazines.  A member of Women Painters of Washington, and Vice President, signature member of NWWS, her work is featured in publications, museums and permanent collections.
Please join us Friday, July 1st at our Downtown Bend Office (821 NW Wall Street, Bend, OR) from 5 – 8 PM, to view Cindy and Theresa’s artwork, as well as complimentary wine and appetizers.

First Friday in Vancouver with Photographer Jeff Gracz

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Please join us Friday, July 1st at our Downtown Vancouver Office (402 W 8th St. Vancouver, WA) from 5-8 PM, to enjoy Jeff Gracz’s artwork, as well as complimentary wine and appetizers.
 

First Thursday in Portland’s Pearl District with Photographer Larry Jones

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Please join us Thursday, July 7th at our Pearl District Office (1321 NW Hoyt Street, Portland, OR) from 5 – 8 PM, to enjoy Larry Jones’ art, as well as wine, appetizers, and spirit sampling courtesy of Crafted Life.
 

Third Thursday in Lake Oswego with Artist Michele Bufton

First LightBorn on a U.S. Air Force Base in Morocco, Africa; then whisked off to Spain for a number of years, Michele Bufton was an Armed Forces child. Her introduction to the world was one of respect for varying cultures as well as our own. Michele started painting at the early age of eleven and by fifteen was assisting her mother with commissioned pieces. Michele’s desire to express life through colorful documentation has continue into her adult life.

My heart finds beauty in simple things which often get overlooked in our daily lives. Interactions in life, countless landscapes and the play of light, all await translation into a colorful view through which we can appreciate another’s perspective.

Please join us Thursday July 21st at our Lake Oswego Office (310 N State Street, Suite 102, Lake Oswego, OR) from 4-7 PM, to view Michele’s artwork and enjoy complimentary cocktails and appetizers.


Upcoming June Art Walks

First Thursday in Portland’s Pearl District with Artist Don Gray

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Don Gray’s earliest inspirations came from the landscape of his childhood in rural Northeast Oregon.  He studied art at Eastern Oregon University, training his eye and hand in traditional techniques that resulted in meticulously rendered realist paintings. After graduation in 1970, Gray taught high school art for one year, before beginning a professional art career. He exhibited widely in the Pacific Northwest, developing a regional following for his landscapes and figures.
Around 1985, Don began exploring other directions in his work, resulting in paintings that moved beyond literal realism to incorporate an increased sense of abstraction.  Today, his work is broadly based, ranging from precise and traditional realism to energetic combinations of abstraction and representation.
Since 1994, Gray has divided his time between studio work and numerous mural projects, across the United States and Canada. Many of these pieces are large exterior paintings that deal with regional history or events. Don Gray has exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the United States. Gray’s upcoming exhibit in the Pearl District is called “Frozen Ponds/Arcadian Forests.”
Gray’s studio is at his home in Vancouver, Washington. He has also taught occasional workshops and college-level courses and illustrated over twenty books. In 2007, he began an online journal, www.dailyartwest.com, where he posts paintings and commentary.
Please join us Thursday, June 2nd at our Pearl District Office (1321 NW Hoyt Street, Portland, OR) from 5 – 8 PM, to enjoy Don Gray’s art, as well as wine, appetizers, and spirit sampling courtesy of Crafted Life.
 

First Friday in Bend with Artists Barbara Slater & Vivian Olsen

 

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“With oil paints, I can mimic nearly any other medium, as well as employ what characteristics only it has.”

As an artist, Slater has a passion for color and a great affection for animals and florals.  Her  images tend to be presented close-up, to create an inescapable intimacy and expression of their character.
“I get emotionally involved with my subject.  When I paint, I try to convey the elements that moved me with the same energy and passion with which the image hit me initially.  It could be form, expression, gesture, color; mostly it’s the light and shadow depicting drama.
Barbara resides in Bend, OR and has painted for more than 40 years. She is currently showing her paintings in Oregon, Utah and California. Barbara’s professional memberships include: Oil Painters of America, California Art Club, and locally in the High Desert Art League

Vivian Olsen

TwelveAndCounting.VCOlsen (1)Vivian is inspired by nature and aided by imagination – two ingredients she uses to create wildlife paintings that seem to come alive and glow with vibrancy and light. Observing the wildlife around her has always been her passion and  motivates her to paint expressive portraits of wild animals such as deer, bison, cranes, quail and herons. She spends time outdoors sketching, watching, and photographing her subjects to use as references for her studio paintings. Vivian paints mainly with watercolors, but she also uses oils or pastels for more dramatic paintings.

“I paint what I love – nature, specifically animals of Central Oregon. I work to capture their individual personalities and postures so no two subjects ever look alike – even quail!  All animals are unique to me and I try to express that in my artwork.”

Vivian taught High School Art in New Mexico where she lived for 26 years. While teaching, she displayed her paintings in galleries and in state and national juried exhibits in Colorado and New Mexico. Now retired in Central Oregon, Vivian indulges her love of art by painting and showing full time in group exhibits and solo shows. Her art is represented by the Hood Avenue Art gallery in Sisters, Oregon.
Vivian’s professional memberships include being the current President of the High Desert Art League, a member of the Oil Painters of America and American Women Artists and a member and past president of the Plein Air Painters of Oregon. Her artwork may be viewed at  www.vivianolsen.com and www.highdesertartleague.com.
Please join us Friday, June 3rd at our Downtown Bend Office (821 NW Wall Street, Bend, OR) from 5 – 8 PM, to view Barbara Slater & Vivian Olsen’s artwork, as well as complimentary wine and appetizers.

First Friday in Vancouver with Artist Erika Bartlett

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Erika Bartlett has always enjoyed drawing and viewing art, and would describe herself as a life-long observer, information seeker, and an idea maker. Where scientists use these attributes to develop experiments, as an artist, Erika  uses these attributes to develop visualizations. The most important feature of her art is the accurate translation of new found ideas into a visual state, regardless of the medium.
Bartlett volunteers as a Docent at the Whatcom Lightcatcher Museum, which has exposed her to a wide variety of artists, pushing her to use new processes and materials.

“It has also shown me the possibility of what a person can make if they really want to, which is a beautiful thing, I think, for anyone to learn.”

Some new techniques Erika has enjoyed include assembling, glass etching, mobile/digital art and using social media as an interactive tool for social betterment.
Please join us Friday, June 3rd at our Downtown Vancouver Office (402 W 8th St. Vancouver, WA) from 5-8 PM, to enjoy Erika Bartlett’s artwork, as well as complimentary cocktails and appetizers.

Third Thursday in Lake Oswego with Artist Mike Frary

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Mike’s paintings are inspired by memories and experiences on the Oregon Coast. Born in Tillamook, he took advantage of the beaches, bays, rivers and backwaters from Astoria to the southern coast, as a boy.
Frary’s art is an attempt to provide the viewer with an opportunity to see beautiful coastal areas from his perspective. He encourages people to stray from the path most taken – get away from the Starbucks and cotton candy and go find your own special place on our scenic coastline.
Please join us Thursday June 16th at our Lake Oswego Office (310 N State Street, Suite 102, Lake Oswego, OR) from 4-7 PM, to view Mike’s artwork and enjoy complimentary cocktails and appetizers.


Third Thursday With Artist Dee Rommel

Artist Dee Rommel

Dee is a native Oregonian.  She has always loved the beauty of the nature that surrounds her and she possesses a passion for creating different ways to express that beauty through art.  Dee works in several mediums, as she enjoys variety.  She has been attracted towards expressing herself, both artistically and musically, most of her life.
Dee has been actively involved in art, for over 30 years.  She started with oil, and later added watercolor, pastel, mixed media, acrylic and collage.  Her style ranges from impressionism, (remove comma) to abstract. Dee has studied art at Portland’s Museum Art School, Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, (remove comma) and from private instructors including: Del Gish, Don Ricks, Florence Thurman, Ann Templeton, William Reese, Ned Mueller, Carol Riley, Sharon Engel, Susie Cowen, (remove comma) and Chris Stubbs.  She strives to continue taking instruction, when possible, as she loves experimenting with new ideas.

Third Thurday

Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty started the monthly Third Thursday event at Lake Oswego’s Lake View Village complex. Now, many of the businesses keep their doors open late and offer free samplings to celebrate. Please join us this Thursday, May 19th, from 4-7 PM for wine and appetizers.


First Friday with Artist Alisa Huntley

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Water’s luminous qualities, movement, color, rhythm and mood are beautifully synthesized in Alisa Huntley’s oil paintings on aluminum and copper. Her paintings are an exploration of reflections, abstractions and the light that dances both across and beneath the surface. Alisa’s method of working in transparent layers and loose colorful brushwork is enhanced by the reflective surface of the metal, creating a jewel-like glow.
Receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, Huntley’s art education has been a self-directed process of discovery and learning from via fellow artists, colleges and workshops. She finds delight in the natural world and hopes her art can reach out to the viewer, touch their heart and make their spirit sing.  Alisa lives in Bend, OR on 5 acres with her husband and 3 children and an assortment of animals  and finds inspiration in by the vast skies, wild rivers and grandeur of the Central Oregon mountains and forests.
Her work can be seen at the Tumalo Art Company in Bend, The Portland Art Museum Rental Sales Gallery and the Ozone Fine Art Gallery in Newport as well as online at www.alisahuntley.fineartstudioonline.com.
Please join us tomorrow, at our downtown Bend office (821 NW Wall Street) from 5 – 8 PM, for complimentary wine and appetizers.
 
 


First Friday in Vancouver with Becky Leventis

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Raised in eastern Washington and an Art Major at Whitman College, Becky Leventis has enjoyed living in Vancouver since 1970. During the early years she raised raised two children, along with her husband. Becky also did a lot of volunteer work, including being PTA president at Lakeshore and Columbia River schools. For 20 of those years she also owned a small business.

I’ve always drawn and painted but did not discover watercolors until the 90’s.  Of all the mediums they give me the most joy. Other mediums stay put on the paper or canvas, however water colors mix on their own accord, often creating unbelievably beautiful colors.

A member of both the Society of Washington Artists and Southwest Washington Watercolor Society, Becky Leventis illustrated two children’s books, won some awards along the way, and currently teach painting at several area retirement facilities. Now, Becky enjoys teaching others this fun and enjoyable hobby.
Please join us this Friday, May 6th, at our Downtown Vancouver office (402 W 8th Street Vancouver, WA 98660) from 5 – 8 PM.


First Thursday with Artist Rebecca Seymour

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The photos from the Hubble space telescope have fascinated Rebecca Seymour since they were first made publically available in the late 1990s.  To her, the imagery represents a form of time travel.  Since the light from the vastness of the universe takes so long to reach the Earth, it is as if we are looking billions of years into the past.  Her paintings strive to help us connect to the expansiveness that surrounds us.
Working in acrylic, Rebecca creates large-scale paintings of her favorite nebulae, including the Star Nebula and the Horsehead Nebula.  Layers of transparent paint and glazing mediums create the illusion of depth.  Currently she works with canvas stretched over a 4’ x 8’ piece of plywood.  Finished paintings are then mounted on reinforced stretcher bars and framed in a neutral gray toned metal frame.
Rebecca studied painting at the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, OR and is a founding member of North Bank Artists Community Project, a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to supporting artists. She participated in Clark County Open Studios in November 2014 and is an on-going member of Artist Trust in Washington State.  Rebecca was also juried into  American Art Collector Magazine, which was published in October 2015.  She has been painting seriously for 15 years; most recently in her new studio with ample skylights and windows. For more information on Rebecca Seymour, visit her website by clicking here.

Crafted Life

This month, spirit samplings will available courtesy of Crafted Life – a collection of artisan distilleries from the Pacific Northwest.  Each distillery brings its own unique interpretation to the creation of hand-made spirits and Crafted Life brings them all together in a varied membership for spirit lovers. For more information on Crafted Life, please click here.
Please join us May 5th at our Pearl District office (1321 NW Hoyt Street) from 5 – 8 PM.
 


First Tuesday Art Event At The Oregon Coast

Tomorrow, Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty will be hosting our inaugural First Tuesday Art Opening at the Oregon Coast. Each month, we will feature a new artist, rotated amongst our three Oregon Coast office locations. Starting in May, we will be displaying the work of artist David Jonathan Marshall at our Gearhart location (587 Pacific Way, Gearhart, OR 97138) from 4 – 6 PM. Similar to monthly art events in our other offices, we will be providing complimentary wine and appetizers.

David Jonathan Marshall

Contemporary surreal artist David Jonathan Marshall is well known for his imaginative and daring ideas put to canvas.  In describing his own unique painting style, David reveals his desire to paint scenes the viewer has never seen before.  David’s subjects include: cityscapes, fruitscapes, pear shapes, modern landscapes, tree marvels, “The Bicycle Series” and most recently “The Architectural Series”.
Born in Southern California, David Jonathan moved to the Northwest early on and now currently resides in Cannon Beach, Oregon.  His skill in capturing depth with dramatic perspectives is a direct reflection of his own lifestyle and view of the world.  David is constantly focusing his seemingly endless imagination on reinventing his style, giving new perspective in an unexpected way.  He loves life, which reflects in his work, always delighting the viewer.
To view David’s work, click here.
We look forward to tomorrow’s event and many more First Tuesdays to come.

Third Thursday with Artist Jeanine Liston

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Jeanine Liston has been doing art in one form or another since childhood (she won art lessons from Vancouver City when she was in 3rd Grade). Born in Iowa, but raised in Clark County most of her life, Jeanine spent two years in Taipei, Taiwan while her husband was in the military. This time heavily influenced her art work. She has been a member of the SWA for over 25 years and is still active as the club’s Historian. Currently focusing on watercolor, Jeanine has also shown and sold many oil works in the past.

I especially enjoy doing the Asian scenes and I have a series of local scenes called “Home Country” works.

With 5 children and 17 grandchildren, Jeanine’s family has laid roots in the farms of La Center. She is a graduate of Clark College, and continues to improve her work by taking classes there from time to time. Beyond her art career, Jeanine has done work in freelance writing and has a self published memoir of her mother’s Norwegian upbringing, as well as three children’s books.

Crafted Life

Spirit samplings will available courtesy of Crafted Life this month. Crafted Life is a collection of artisan distilleries from the Pacific Northwest.  Each distillery brings its own unique interpretation to the creation of hand-made spirits and this company brings them all together in a unique membership for spirit lovers. For more information on Crafted Life, please click here.
Please join us tomorrow at our Lake Oswego office (310 N State Street, Suite 102) from 4 – 7 PM.