North Coast Seed Building Studios Where Creative Ideas Grow in the NOPO Junction

North Coast Seed Building Studios
Blaine Fontana
Blaine Fontana

Blaine Fontana currently lives and works in Portland, Oregon. Imbuing his vision with the divine symbolism of religious myths, worldly folklore and current social dynamics, his works contain a kind of shamanic exploration of meaning that recognizes the totemic quality and power of the image. With extensive experience within the design world, including working as […]

rhiza A+D
rhiza A+D

rhiza A+D has forged a practice that has its foundations set firmly and equally in the realms of architecture and public art. Our studio reflects this stance clearly, one part shop and one part drawing space. Our members are equally suited to making as they are to planning and managing. We have extensive experience guiding […]

AJ Fosik
AJ Fosik

“Fosik’s feral creations take the shape of fantastic beings that communicate a subversive, anti-religious commentary through the depiction of hyperbolized fictional gods. Nameless, assigned no specific meanings or powers, beholden to no formal faith—real or contrived—Fosik’s idols are not meant to contribute to some grand theological narrative of the artist’s design. They are masterfully made beautiful objects […]

Brin Levinson
Brin Levinson

Brin Levinson grew up in Northern Vermont and moved west in 1997. He attended the California Institute of the Arts, graduating from the character animation program in 2001. After moving to Portland Oregon, focus shifted to painting and illustration. Eventually urban landscapes became the subject of his art. A “new place” has emerged in his work […]

Greater Than Four
Greater Than Four

We are Greater Than Four, a collective of designers who explore free of constraints. Our studio consists of rock, paper, scissors, wood, fabric and cookies. We believe in learning through making and that making makes us Greater Than. www.greaterthanfour.com

Wolf Child
Wolf Child

Wolf Child was created in 2013 by Sabrina Concertina, former owner and illustrator for graphic tee label Poppy & Moe. Sabrina started illustrating and printing out of the desire to create beautiful and wearable art tees. Inspired by music, art, and nature, she strives to translate all that is beautiful and magical in to a […]

Jen Lobo
Jen Lobo

Born and raised along the shores of Los Angeles. Graduated from Otis College of Art & Design. Living & working in Portland, Oregon. Married with children. And animals. jenlobo.com

Souther Salazar
Souther Salazar

Souther Salazar was born in 1978 in Hayward, CA. In the early 1990s, as a teenager in rural Oakdale, Salazar made photocopied cut-and-paste mini-comics and ‘zines. After graduating from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, he moved to Los Angeles where he lived and worked for ten years before re-locating to Portland OR, where […]

Scrappers
Scrappers

Scrappers I was born in the deep northern woods of Vancouver Island in Canada, but grew up in the suburban sprawl of southern California. Now I stand firmly rooted between those two extremes in Portland, Oregon. I’d rather be adventuring in the creative outdoors with my son Camper, but most of the time you’ll find me […]