Spotlight stories

Spotlight Stories provide a glimpse into the lives and work of select Oregon Arts Commission grantees and fellows. 

By Lisa Radon | Thursday, March 3, 2011

Who do we think we are? The art we make is a reflection of what we think, what we see, what we imagine. Collectively, it is a mirror of who we are.

By Lisa Radon | Thursday, February 3, 2011

The same ring appears again and again in Erin Rose Gardner's early work.

By Lisa Radon | Wednesday, February 2, 2011

When I locate Kari Merkl's space age seating installation tucked into a short side hall on the second floor of Portland State University's Shattuck Hall, two students have so thoroughly installed themselves with books, food, laptops plugged in, th

By Lisa Radon | Wednesday, February 2, 2011

You could not step twice into the same river, for other waters are ever flowing on to you. —Heraclitus

By Lisa Radon | Wednesday, February 2, 2011

“Grace / to be born and live as variously as possible." -Frank O'Hara

By Lisa Radon | Monday, January 3, 2011

In 21st century, if we can't fly to Rome, we can at the very least, via the internet, instantly view photos of its famous buildings and watch narrated travel videos that allow us virtually to travel the ancient city's streets.


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