artist

Artist Profile: Chính Lê: Messages in Silk

Chính Lê touches the simply framed silk paintings hanging in his studio and invites me to do the same. I reach out a timid hand and lay a finger on the unco...

Higherground Hip Hop: Sellassie at SubZero

Hip-hop is the story of a people overcoming oppression and voicing their expression against adverse odds. To quote Yasiin Bey, a.k.a. Mos Def, “Hip-hop is t...

Artist Profile: Laurel Thompson

Having relocated to Portland, Corvallis ex-expatriate and artist Laurel Thompson does our entire state an honor with her skill as a watercolor painter. Ofte...

Artist Profile: Helvi Smith

In my paintings, the red is green. The purple is green and the white is also green. How can that be? Practically all the paint I use is leftover house pain...
On Being Woven

Artist Profile: Brittney West

I first encountered the painted work of Brittney West online a month or so ago, through a fellow painter, and was instantly pulled in by just the images the...

Calling All Corvallis Art Spaces

Despite having such a rich local art community, Corvallis seems to possess a distinct lack of rentable, public spaces for painters, sculptors, and the like who ...

Artist Profile: Caradon

Donna Beverly and Carolee Clark are long-time friends, each with a unique artistic style—combined, however, their creations take on a form all of their own....