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Artist Profile – David Bjurstrom – Drawing

Known primarily for his work in graphite pencil, David Bjurstrom is well regarded nationally for his imaginative and highly detailed drawings of a broad range of subjects including landscapes, skies, structures, people and trees. In the past couple of years, he has melded his very detailed, realistic style with a very contemporary way of presenting the work, again putting him out in the forefront of what’s possible with the pencil.

Since first inspired to paint and draw while in high school in Klamath Falls, Oregon, he has spent over thirty years exploring various media including watercolor and oils, but he … Continue reading →

Artist Profile – Catherine Alexander – Drawing



Catherine Alexander – Drawing

Catherine started drawing natural subjects in early childhood, and studied fine art in college. Her work expands upon time-honored natural history illustration techniques by incorporating four different mediums to produce a wider variety of colors and textures. She often incorporates collage and antiquing techniques to create the look of an ancient drawing. Catherine believes few places on earth combine nature and culture as gracefully as Portland does, and says she is grateful to be a native Oregonian.

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