Category Archives: Pen and Ink

Jude Welter

My art background is a varied one, beginning with graphic arts courses.  I was a young mother wishing to do something that would not take me far from home, would allow me to be somewhat creative, and would eventually welter4generate some income.  I did get my wish and was hired to be staff artist for an advertising agency in Portland.  The days of Denny, Walls, Ross & Wright taught me the true meaning of cut and paste, using scissors and blades and glue!

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Anita Reuther

I believe it was during my High School years that being creative became a compelling necessity. That inner voice is becoming stronger with age and now is opening up many new avenues to pursue. Being spontaneous and totally engrossed in creating art is a direction I am embracing.

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Susan Thomas

I’ve never been satisfied with making art for beauty’s sake alone.


After 40 years teaching in California and Oregon schools, Sue Thomas is doing full time what she sketched in the museums of New York, Florence, and Amsterdam. The seeds of her artistic direction were planted early with family trips to the Metropolitan Art Museum in New York from her native New Jersey.

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Cherilyn SunRidge

I am a painter, creating rich, earthy, wholesome art, using internal & external imagery. Whether landscape, figurative, or abstract sacred hoop forms, I begin with delineation of the four sacred directions. This is what holds the work and gives purpose to a piece.

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Jeannie Hemming

Raised in the rural outskirts of Oregon City, Jeannie spent much of her free time roaming the countryside, admiring and sketching animals and landscapes. At the age of 10, she received an Etch A Sketch®, and immediately began delighting friends and family with her complex and realistic “EtchArt” continuous line drawings (created by turning the knobs, and then preserved by removing the aluminum ‘sand’).

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Randy Ainsworth

I am a self-taught artist except for a few art classes I recently took at Clackamas Community College. I graduated June of 2012 and received my Certification in Graphic Art and Web Design. I started drawing and painting at a very young age and was inspired and encouraged by my mother to draw and paint every day.

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