Upcoming July Artwalks

First Friday in Bend with Artists  Cindy Briggs and Theresa Goesling

Briggs Goesling Combo Image 2015 Northwest Artists, Cindy Briggs and Theresa Goesling have refined the art of travel.  For over 15 years they have been teaching workshops throughout Europe and from Coast to Coast.  They invite you to enjoy paintings  from their “Make Every Day A Painting” adventures in water media and oils. To view their work, visit their website, www.MakeEveryDayAPainting.com
Bend Artist, Cindy Briggs, is recognized for her captivating colors and luminescent light.  A member of WSO, NWS, High Desert Art League, and signature member of the NWWS, her work is featured in numerous International National and regional exhibits, select galleries and invitationals, magazines, books, museums and private collections.
Seattle artist, Theresa Goesling is known for her vibrant dynamic paintings.  Featured in SPLASH 13, her paintings have been exhibited in AWS, international exhibits, books and magazines.  A member of Women Painters of Washington, and Vice President, signature member of NWWS, her work is featured in publications, museums and permanent collections.
Please join us Friday, July 1st at our Downtown Bend Office (821 NW Wall Street, Bend, OR) from 5 – 8 PM, to view Cindy and Theresa’s artwork, as well as complimentary wine and appetizers.

First Friday in Vancouver with Photographer Jeff Gracz

AB666Jeff Gracz was born and raised in upstate New York and has lived in the US Virgin Islands, California and Oregon. Currently, Jeff resides in Salmon Creek, WA with his wife, a chocolate lab and three kitties. With 30 years of experience working with a variety of camera forms, from 35 film, to 4×5 view cameras to digital, Jeff’s ultimate goal is to sell prints to the fine art market.
Please join us Friday, July 1st at our Downtown Vancouver Office (402 W 8th St. Vancouver, WA) from 5-8 PM, to enjoy Jeff Gracz’s artwork, as well as complimentary wine and appetizers.

First Thursday in Portland’s Pearl District with Photographer Larry Jones

Astoria 20x25 webbedJ.L. Jones is a third generation photographer who has practiced his craft for more than 40 years. His work has included industrial, forensic, archeological, architectural, book, magazine and newspaper illustration. Now, he concentrates on creating images for display in public environments, offices and homes.
Please join us Thursday, July 7th at our Pearl District Office (1321 NW Hoyt Street, Portland, OR) from 5 – 8 PM, to enjoy Larry Jones’ art, as well as wine, appetizers, and spirit sampling courtesy of Crafted Life.

Third Thursday in Lake Oswego with Artist Michele Bufton

First LightBorn on a U.S. Air Force Base in Morocco, Africa; then whisked off to Spain for a number of years, Michele Bufton was an Armed Forces child. Her introduction to the world was one of respect for varying cultures as well as our own. Michele started painting at the early age of eleven and by fifteen was assisting her mother with commissioned pieces. Michele’s desire to express life through colorful documentation has continue into her adult life.

My heart finds beauty in simple things which often get overlooked in our daily lives. Interactions in life, countless landscapes and the play of light, all await translation into a colorful view through which we can appreciate another’s perspective.

Please join us Thursday July 21st at our Lake Oswego Office (310 N State Street, Suite 102, Lake Oswego, OR) from 4-7 PM, to view Michele’s artwork and enjoy complimentary cocktails and appetizers.