portland artists

Portland artist V. Rivera

With the use of monochromatic color and intricate lines, the characters in V. Rivera’s works seem to come to life with select splashes of stunning color.

Portland Artist Maddison Bond

In November’s visual arts profile, Maddison Bond tells us why fear and the macabre inspire him.

Ryan Berkley

This month’s Visual Arts feature profiles Ryan Berkley, who discusses his artistic and business partnership with his wife Lucy, his self-taught drawing style and how he deals with copycats.

Johanna Warren

In this month’s local feature, Portland songwriter, instrumentalist and label founder Johanna Warren discusses her labelmates Forest Veil and Indira Valey, getting inspiration from Anne Carson and Sappho and her new album due out Sept. 16.

Portland Street Artist mr SAY

In this month’s Visual Arts feature, we talk to Portland street artist mr SAY about his craft, the shifting reputation of street art and the battle against blank concrete.

Comic Illustrator Jason Fischer

Our interview with Portland comic illustrator Jason Fischer, who discusses his collaboration with Bryan Lee O’Malley, his penchant for self-inclusion in his work and an early love of Japanese Manga.

Jay Berrones

Collage artist Jay Berrones discusses his Houston roots and image-curating process.