Fashion Architect written by Mary Walsh | photographed by Tim Sugden From an outsider’s perspective, fashion designer Wendy Ohlendorf’s professional life may look a bit like a game of pinball. This isn’t to say that it has been hectic, but that the designer shows determination and resilience, and knows when to restart and when to […]
Art & Acceptance written by Mary Walsh | photographed by Tim Sugden When someone with creative talent expresses their dream of making a career out of their passion, they often receive a number of scoffs, eye rolls, and condescending “good luck” wishes. It takes a lot of talent and perseverance to succeed, and twenty-something Aiden […]
“Well, it was a good place to run out of gas,” notes artist Christopher Mooney on his journey from his home on the East Coast, to Portland. With an emphasis on community and connection, Mooney expresses his passions through his landscape and portraiture paintings. With 35 years of working as an artist under his belt, […]
Michelle Gefre – Trail the Sun Photography Chef and TV personality, Anthony Bourdain, is quoted saying “If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel — as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live, and eat, […]
A Runway Show To Support Clean Water The annual Catwalk For Water on April 17 at the Aveda Institute Portland raised more than $22,000 for Columbia Riverkeeper, the leading public-interest group working to protect the Columbia River.
At twenty years old, Luis Vazquez of Luwe Photography shows as much passion for community engagement as he does for his craft. Not having picked up the camera until a few years ago, Vazquez has managedto go from a middle schooler who “wasn’t good at anything”, to a budding Portland photographer. Kimberly Perez, charming girlfriend, and […]
From Guadalajara to Portland, Marcela Dyer of MyriamMarcela fashion has brought us designs as brilliant and refreshing as her personality. From a very young age Dyer has known that being a fashion designer was more than just a childhood fantasy. Through planning and hard work Dyer has taken her lifelong passion and turned it into a […]
Portland’5 Centers for the Arts is pleased to announce that Tom Sessa has been named the organization’s Director of Booking and Sales. Sessa, general manager of the Aladdin Theater, was chosen after a national search was conducted. He starts June 9. “We are thrilled to have Tom join the Portland’5 team,” says Portland’5 executive director […]