Archival Adventure

We picked up Willamette University Archivist Mary McRobinson this morning and headed up to Portland to visit Mardy Widman. The Widman family has donated Portland painter Harry Widman’s archival papers and materials to the Pacific Northwest Artists Archive (PNAA) at Willamette.  Today we were going up with Mary to see Harry’s studio, the breadth of […]

On the Move

I’m thinking I should change the name of the blog to “On the Move” after this week.  We headed up the Gorge passing Multnomah Falls, and stopping at Boda’s Kitchen (thank you George) in Hood River for a quick and delicious lunch before crossing the bridge at The Dalles and heading east on beautiful highway […]

Robert Hess

It’s been four years since sculptor Robert Hess died and I’ve been thinking about him this week.  I thought maybe I’d republish this blog post I wrote at the time of his death because I still appreciate him and miss him, I can still here his funny, hearty voice, and I like the thought of […]