I am very honored to have received one of seven scholarships to attend the 2018 Figurative Art Convention & Expo, November 7-10, in Miami Florida! This amazing event, put together by Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, will feature demos and lectures by the country’s top portrait artists. I’m looking forward to attending, and meeting and learning from these wonderful artists! More information on FACE can be found at https://figurativeartconvention.com.
OCTOBER 13-14 & 20-21
I will be participating in the 2018 Portland Open Studios tour this year, along with over 100 other artists around the Portland Metro area. This is a great opportunity to see where artists work and to interact with the artists. The tour guide is different this year, and is now available, as a pull-out insert, inside the latest (October) issue of Portland Monthly Magazine! The downloadable App will also be available for $4.99. Hope to see everyone the weekends of October 13-14 & 20-21! More information at Portland Open Studios.
VANCOUVER WINE & JAZZ FESTIVAL
ESTHER SHORT PARK, 301 W. 8TH ST, VANCOUVER WASHINGTON
This is my 14th year participating in this amazing jazz festival! Headliners include Shemekia Copeland, Marcia Ball, and Judy Collins, and Portland’s own Reggie Houston! For more information and tickets, visit https://www.vancouverwinejazz.com/.
This is my 12th year participating in one of the best art walks in Portland! This neighborhood is home to many artists who will be showcasing their work, and this year I will be hosted by Realty Trust, 5015 SE Hawthorne. Visit the MTAW website for a free map: Mt. Tabor Art Walk. I won’t be working on a painting this year, but I will have a cast on my broken wrist for everyone to sign! 10am to 5pm Saturday & Sunday, May 19-20.
OCTOBER 14-15 & 21-22
I will be participating in the 2017 Portland Open Studios tour this year, along with over 100 other artists around the Portland Metro area. This is a great opportunity to see where artists work and to interact with the artists. There are two ways to see the tour – purchase the $15 Tour Guide with color images of the artists work and a map of studios (available at all New Seasons stores) or download the PDXOS mobile app for $4.99. Either way will work! Hope to see everyone the weekends of October 14-15 & 21-22! More information at Portland Open Studios
VANCOUVER WINE & JAZZ FESTIVAL – 20TH ANNIVERSARY!
ESTHER SHORT PARK, 301 WEST 8TH ST, VANCOUVER WASHINGTON
This is my 13th year participating in this festival! Headliners this year include Shemekia Copeland and John Mayall! For more information and tickets, visit Vancouver Wine & Jazz
I am pleased to announce that I was awarded the commission to paint the 2017 Rose Festival Queen! I will be painting the portrait of Michaela Canete during the next year, and the finished portrait will be unveiled at the Oregon Society of Artists Rose Festival Show in June 2018. Many thanks to the Oregon Society of Artists and the Portland Rose Festival Association! Stay tuned for updates!
June 23-25, 2017
LAKE OSWEGO FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
GEORGE ROGERS PARK, 611 S. STATE ST., LAKE OSWEGO OR.
I am participating in the Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts, Friday through Sunday at George Rogers Park, 611 S. State Street in Lake Oswego. Art in the Park hours are 10-8 Friday & Saturday and 10-5 Sunday. My booth number is G10, across from the music stage, and I will be working on a new drawing during the show! For more info, visit https://www.lakewood-center.org/pages/lakewood-Festival-Date-2017.
This is my 11th year participating in one of the best art walks in Portland! The neighborhood is home to many artists who will be showcasing their work, and this year I will be hosted by Realty Trust, 5015 SE Hawthorne. Visit the MTAW website for a free map: Mt. Tabor Art Walk I will have new drawings on display, plus I’ll be finishing my new Mel Brown painting at the show! 10am to 5pm Saturday & Sunday, May 20-21.