Portland Artist Yannick Hamon

French-born artist Yannick Hamon is basically a stencil wizard. With exhibits in San Francisco, L.A.,…

Portland Writer Kevin Sampsell

Back in 1990, Kevin Sampsell started publishing books with Future Tense, an independent small press.…

Portland Painter Maria G. Raffaele

I was more than slightly overwhelmed by the sight of Maria’s basement gallery space. She…

Portland Poet Ross Robbins

Ross Robbins looks up as if his answer is scribed on the ceiling before locking…

Nik Sin of Lonesome’s Pizza

“A hero,” Nik Sin says, “is anybody that anybody can look up to and has…

Portland Artist Andy Phillips

ELEVEN: What’s your medium? Andy Phillips: I’m a painter, I guess. My process is a…

Portland Artist Matthew Hopkins

Matthew Hopkins is one of those people who is just easy to like, and his…

Portland Poet Kelly Schirmann

I met Kelly as she opened the doors of ADX, a community workshop for woodworkers,…

Local Hero: Banana Stand Media

Grab a Free Download of Eleven favorite tracks—Live from the Banana Stand at http://bit.ly/bstand11mix In…