Powerful illustrations by Oregon artist Meg Adamson

Conrad Crespin Reader Find

By Conrad Crespin in New Art on Wednesday 18 September 2013

I found out about Meg Adamson’s work through my time at Breeze Block Gallery. Her compositions are intense arrays of flora and fauna; a delicate world full of fierce creatures and powerful myths. Fantastic stuff.

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Rod Johnson’s cut-coin pendants

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Art on Monday 1 August 2011

Portland-based Etsy vendor Rod Johnson makes unique, cut-coin pendants out of old currency from around the world.

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Nas Chompas

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Art on Friday 15 October 2010

I’ve been to Portland. Yes, people there are really weird, hippie, forest spirits that are in a cosmic brotherhood. They perform black masses with crystals and then they go skateboarding to let off some steam. Nas Chompas is actually a photorealist artist.

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