Just Tulips!

Well this gallery gig is interesting and fun, but goodness a month comes around fast! Thursday Dayna, Tory and I put up the new show, “Just Tulips”, and lest you think it’s ALL work, check us out…(these two are a little scary…) Dayna went BOLD… Tory went whimsical…(this one sold already!!) and this one is […]

Rick Bartow

Luckily I’m giving you plenty of time…Rick Bartow’s show “Things You Know But Cannot Explain” is on view at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art on the University of Oregon campus through August.  If you love painting, if you love sculpture and construction, if you love Oregon, if you love the authentic point of view, […]

“Our” Museums

Last week in Washington DC we visited three of the many wonderful national museums there, all available to citizens and visitors from other countries (and there were MANY such visitors last week) FREE of charge.  We were in DC at the Smithsonian Archive of American Art (more about that soon) researching Portland painter Louis Bunce.  […]

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

Robert Hess, sculptor, teacher, mentor, friend, died last week. We’ll miss his great eye, his generosity, his fierce interest in the world around him.  Luckily his sculpture is all over town to remind us in the most tangible way of his talent.  I feel like musing on Robert today. Roger and I came west in […]