Category Archives: Watercolor

Anita Shuler

Jewelry by Anita Shuler
Jewelry by Anita Shuler

I grew up spending a lot of time in the outdoors.  Through hiking and camping I acquired a love of nature, and through my early artistic influences, I began to express that passion through my artwork.  Creating art with my hands gives me the pleasure of creating something tangible.

At first that tangible expression took the form of clay, but as the years passed, I turned to the small-scale expression that jewelry allows.  My “wearable art” focuses on sterling sliver and precious gemstones, both drawn from the earth I love.

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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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Patti Nelson

Patti Nelson

I am mostly self-taught.

I seem to connect with the spirit of my subject: the emotion, charm, personality & intention of each animal, tree, barn, water, etc.

My goal is for the viewer to feel my artwork as a living entity.Bone photo patti nelson

Patti Nelson
503-896-0492
crawfishcreations@aol.com

Melissa Gannon

Color is what attracted me to visually express my creativity.” As a resident of the Pacific Northwest, I have been painting for over 20 years. I teach workshops and classes in watercolor, acrylic, pastel, drawing, colored pencil and mixed media. My work has appeared in the following shows: the 1999, 2005–2010, 2013 Audubon Society’s Wild Arts Festival, Art Splash 2001–2002, 2007, 2008, and the 2007–2015 Gresham Art Walk.

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