Spotlight stories

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

Monday, January 11, 2010

The Oregon Arts Commission is pleased to announce the 2010 Individual Artist Fellowship recipients. The Fellowship Program honors Oregon’s professional artists and their artistic achievements and supports their efforts to advance their careers.

By James Bash | Sunday, August 30, 2009

"In the tradition of Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon, we were hurtling across Oregon in a caravan of busses and beaver costumes," said Thomas Lauderdale, the bandleader of Pink Martini. "It was a dream come true!"

By James Bash | Thursday, June 4, 2009

"I came to see the handwork, beads, weaving, and design work, in this wonderful exhibit. What beautiful beadwork. Great detail in everything I saw. I loved the fascinating regalia. There"s such a desire to pass on these skills.

By James Bash | Monday, June 1, 2009

On any given day, thousands of students, college personnel, and visitors walk through Smith Memorial Student Union, the all-purpose social hub of Portland State University.

By James Bash | Monday, June 1, 2009

All the world's a stage for actor Robin Goodrin Nordli who is enjoying her 16th year at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

By James Bash | Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Ellen Waterston ranched for twenty years in the remote high desert of Eastern Oregon, but that experience didn't turn her into a recluse.


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