Laura Wheeler Waring

More About Laura Wheeler Waring Born in 1887 in Hartford Connecticut, Laura Wheeler Waring was a teacher and artist. She taught art and music at Cheyney University  for more than 30 years. She was a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. She’s most known for her portraits and many of […]

Julie Green at UpFor Gallery

Julie Green (b. 1961 in Yokosuka, stomach Japan) wanted to be a stewardess until age four, but became a painter instead. Green’s work has been featured in The New York Times, aWhole Foods mini-documentary, National Public Radio, Ceramics Monthly, Gastronomica, and 7th edition of A World of Art published by Prentice Hall. She has exhibited […]

Racehl Hines, In the Studio with Duplex Gallery

Great Rachel Hines interview with Duplex Gallery. One day I went into my studio, order filled with anxiety and emotion. I couldn’t process my feelings verbally or visually, malady so in a frustrated moment, I began to scribble. The racing thoughts made my hand work very quickly and fervently. I worked with my right hand […]

Two Anne Wilson Events/Lectures this week in PDX

Anne Wilson is in Portland this week discussing art and craft through Reed college and the M0CC. Both event are free and open to the public. From Reed College website: Chicago-based artist Anne Wilson will be lecturing twice this week in Portland. Wilson is a professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago […]

Kinetic Artist Reuben Margolin

From Make: Reuben Margolin, try a Bay Area visionary and longtime maker, health creates totally singular techno-kinetic wave sculptures. Using everything from wood to cardboard to found and salvaged objects, Reubens artwork is diverse, with sculptures ranging from tiny to looming, motorized to hand-cranked. Focusing on natural elements like a discrete water droplet or a […]