Please join us for the sixth annual Portland Farmers Market reusable bag design contest.

Thursday, April 28, 2016  from 5 – 7 pm

The event will showcase all entries submitted to the Reusable Bag Design Contest and give the local community the honor of selecting the People’s Choice winner. This winning student will receive a $250 scholarship.


Jess Graff Cut Paper Illustrations

by geoffdorn on February 5, 2016


Jess Graff is an artist and educator who works in multiple art mediums. A native Oregonian, she has been teaching and working in arts and education for over 12 years. As an artist Jess has participated in numerous gallery shows throughout Oregon and has participated in residency programs at schools, art centers, museums, and a correctional facility. Currently the Residency Manager at Portland Children’s Museum.

Jess draws creative inspiration from play and the natural world. For more information about Jess Graff’s creative endeavors or to inquire about custom designs or classes please email or visit .


Dino Murphy

September 8, 2015

My connection with art started in 1965, New Haven, Conn. Birthplace. As far back as I can remember I was always drawing or painting in my childhood. I also remember being equally as passionate about sports. Basketball was my first love and marrying it with god given talent to draw and paint leads me to [...]

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Photos of Eastern Oregon By Kirk Jones

June 17, 2015

Massive photos by Kirk Jones from a recent trip to Eastern Oregon

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Fifth Annual Portland Farmers Market Reusable Bag Design Contest

April 1, 2015

Opening event, Tuesday, April 14, 2015 from 5 – 8 pm In partnership with Portland Farmers Market, COUNTRY Financial is excited to announce the fifth annual Portland Farmers Market Reusable Bag Design Contest. The competition presents an opportunity for students to showcase their talent on reusable shopping bags that will be distributed at Portland Farmers Market [...]

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Grow Portland

March 2, 2015

Celebrating five years of great work carried out by Grow Portland, we are showing photographs Rachel LeCrone has taken for the group. Grow Portland is nonprofit organization founded in 2010 to create more opportunities for urban gardening and urban agriculture. We offer education, supplies, access to land, and directly market locally grown food. Produce sales, [...]

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UNMADE CITY – Krista Connerly

December 1, 2014

As part of her 11-year research initiative, the Project for Urban Intimacy, Krista Connerly has been walking, photographing, filming, and writing about the alleys of SE Portland. This is in tandem with conversations about not only these spaces but the alleys we may have grown up around or those encountered in the cultural imagination. Alleys [...]

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Kirk Jones

August 13, 2014

All of these images are from Marin County, CA. Marin is in the California Floristic Province, a zone of extremely high biodiversity. There are various micro climates and ecosystems, as well as a large variety of trees – from Coastal Redwoods to large stands of live and dead Oak, Acacia, Madrone and more. Using a [...]

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Tom Bennett ~ Moonlight Lens

June 25, 2014

Taking long-exposure into the night, I have pursued the technique of light painting, which is accomplished by using colored light in front of an open shutter. All effects you see in the images were done in-camera, with minimal after-processing in a computer. Stars move in the sky, and streetlights and other distractions happen at the [...]

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April 29, 2014

Mona Jones Cordell has had a life-long affair with the animals who share this planet with us. This body of work reflects her passion, respect and understanding of how we are connected to animals and how we need the contributions they make to create a healthy habitat for all.

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