So many websites, so little time! Here's a short list of some of my favorite artists & their websites.
Artist Ruth Armitage
One of my influential art mentors; be sure to check out her blog.
Artist Robert Burridge
A fabulous, enthusiastic workshop instructor and painter. Sign up for his free newsletter--you won't regret it!
Artist Susan Cowan
A well known Portland artist who teaches acrylic marbling workshops each summer at her home in N. Portland; she also co-leads several painting workshops each year to destinations including France, Italy, Hawaii, and Moab, Utah.
Artist Julie Eastman
My artist & friend who resides in North Carolina--her watercolors and acrylics depict rural scenes of the southeast U.S.
Artist Margaret Godfrey
A vibrant, lively artist and friend from Eugene who maintains an informative blog and includes "before" and "after" images of her paintings in progress.
Artist Michael Schlicting
Insightful painter whose work is all about shape and vivid use of color.
Artist Sue St. John
An innovative, inventive abstract/experimental painter whose book "Journeys To Abstraction" is an invaluable glimpse into how various artists create their paintings.
Artist Harold Walkup
One of my early watercolor teachers and mentors, Harold was thoughtful enough to include one of my paintings and my comments in his self published book.
Multnomah Arts Center
Multnomah Arts Center, located in SW Portland, is where I've taught watermedia classes and workshops since 2002. A great place featuring art and music classes for adults and children.
Northwest Watercolor Society (NWWS)
Exhibits are held twice a year--Oct and April--in the Seattle, WA area.
National Watercolor Society (NWS)
Exhibits are held twice a year: May (Member's Show) and October (Open Show) in San Pedro, CA.
International Society of Experimental Artists (ISEA)
Founded in 1991, ISEA is a group of contemporary experimental artists that holds annual art exhibits across the US and internationally. ISEA artists explore old and new materials in old and new combinations using old and new methods 2D or 3D, often with daring exploration of the principles and elements of design. Experimentation is the key element!
Oregon Society of Artists
Located in downtown Portland since 1927, the Oregon Society of Artists has been promoting the artistic and professional interests of its members as well as providing visual arts programs and classes to the public. Exhibitor of the annual Portland Rose Show.
Painter's Keys Twice Weekly Newsletter
An inspiring and uplifting missive by Canadian artist Robert Genn offering the artist's thoughts and ideas about how/why we create art. Genn died in 2014 but his artist daughter continues the twice weekly newsletter.
Village Gallery of Arts
Local Portland artists' gallery in Cedar Mill (since 1963) where I participate in monthly exhibits, serve on the board, and teach occasional workshops. They display several of my paintings each month, as well as my cards.
Watercolor Society of Oregon
This organization provides a welcoming environment for Oregon artists who work in watermedia. A great place source of information and learning with lectures from nationally recognized instructors. Conventions are held twice a year--Oct and April--in various Oregon locations throughout the state.
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