Bio: Dee Vadnais works with landscape imagery, primarily onsite, using acrylic, watercolor and drawing mediums.
Liz Walker - Beaverton
So Far from Tribe and Fire - Acrylic marbling on paper, 10” x 14” (image), 16” x 20” (frame/mat), $500
Bio: Liz Walker’s work conveys a sense of story. She transforms acrylic marbled papers into figurative work that focuses on the strength of human relationships.
Note: The title is inspired by a poem called “Small Kindnesses” by Danusha Lameris: “We have so little of each other, now. So far from tribe and fire.”
Kathy Whitson - Waldport/Sublimity
Rhythm of the Sea - Oil on linen, 12” x 24”, 17” x 29” (framed), $750
Bio: Kathy Whitson has been painting professionally for 30 years and has taught painting for 20 years. Her mediums include watercolor, acrylic and oil.
Note: Seeing these at the Oregon Gardens, I was inspired and painted them.
Eve Margo Withrow - Medford
They Dance to the Light of the Moon - Mixed media, 10” x 24”, $950
Bio: Eve Margo Withrow is an award-winning professional artist creating one-of-a kind pieces in a variety of media.
Note: Work features layered tissue paper and matt
medium–painted, formed and glued to a wrapped backing.
Dennis Worrel – Tillamook
Hope and Defiance - Monoprint on Rives BFK paper, 18” x 11.75”, $300 (print only)
Bio: Dennis Worrel is a painter and printmaker with a MFA from San Francisco Art Institute. He is a founding member of Arts Accelerated in Tillamook.
Val Zaba - Corvallis
Throwing Covid Caution to the Wind - Manipulated and painted photography, 18" x 24” (printed on metal), $365
Bio: Val Zaba has worked as a commercial artist and photographer, as well as an artist-in-residence in many states out east. Currently she works at OSU and produces several art series.
Note: On a rainy and windy day, when we had been self-quarantined for ten and a half weeks, we decided to throw caution to the wind and sneak off to see the ocean! We were looking for a boat selling crab in Newport. As my assistant stood at the rail, a gust of wind blew her long hair to the wind.