(Pepper Pepper (recipient of Oregon Arts Commission Artist Fellowship), Night Sky 3, 2019, digital image | Photo courtesy of Oregon Arts Commission) The Oregon Arts Commission is now accepting applications from visual artists for the Artist Fellowship program. About the Fellowship Program The Individual Artist Fellowship Program honors Oregon’s professional artists and their achievements while…

Each August since 2008 the welcoming banks of the Deschutes River in the Old Mill District in Bend come alive for one of the premier fine art shows in the country: Art in the High Desert (AHD). In its short ten years Art in the High Desert has been nationally recognized year after year accumulating…

Before J. M. Brodrick begins a painting, she first determines the mood she wants to convey to the viewer. Next she chooses the music that reflects that mood, so she can listen to it while she paints the piece. Brodrick’s memory holds a vast catalog of classical music. Raised by her grandmother from Finland they…

Local fiber and paint artists (and twins) Lori and Lisa Lubbesmeyer turned 48 in March and celebrated their professional collaboration of 18 years. In a delightful email they said, “We’re used to sharing milestones, so much so that they don’t hold a lot of significance to us. ‘Hey, it’s my birthday! Big deal, it’s mine…

She is an adventurer. Not of the outdoor sort of bungee jumping, paragliding, backcountry skiing, et cetera, but artist Kim Goldfarb makes her own adventure on a blank board coated with gesso and then taps into the unknown where she creates her discerning and creative mark.“It’s been a very long process to get to where I…

The Roundhouse Foundation, in an effort to further its support for the arts and artists in Sisters and Central Oregon, invited a group of artists to experience artist in residency programming at Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Penland School of Crafts, and Sitka…