Portland Art Day

It’s been a while since we had the luxury of just random looking, but today was such a day…we started with Fay Jones…up for another week at Laura Russo Gallery…the work had much in it that “spoke” to me…acrylic on paper…strange narrative…intriguing cast of characters…I love her work. on to George and Phyllis Johanson’s for […]

Harry Widman

The Portland painter Harry Widman died last night after a long fight against Alzheimer’s.  He was surrounded by his family and friends, and at home. We met Harry and Mardy in 2008, when Roger Hull began to write Harry’s story and curate a show of his work that opened at the Hallie Ford Museum of […]

Quilts and a Brother

This month the Tuesday quilt group met at Olga’s and she had a few quilts thrown over the railing like a medieval castle… Her house is comfy and fun…here’s something I spied… Linda and Kathleen had shared a piece of fabric in the mystery quilt challenge, and this was the reveal…here’s Linda’s version (front and […]

QUONSET NEWS!

Well not exactly news actually, but news to me.  My friend Karen is an archivist of sorts…she saves, she bundles, she files…then she purges by sending off the myriad clippings and files she has saved to the people she knows are interested.  The other day this came in the mail… And she’s right…I love quonset […]