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North Coast Seed Building Studios
Stephanie Buer
Stephanie Buer

A native of Detroit, Michigan, Stephanie Buer has an intimate appreciation of urban desolation and a love for the once prosperous buildings that have been abandoned to time and the elements. Her works in both oil and charcoal capture with photo-like detail the layers of gritty history that accumulate as these places succumb to the […]

Kenneth Benjamin Reed
Kenneth Benjamin Reed

Using principles of lighting and composition from classic paintings and early photography, commercial photographer Kenneth Benjamin Reed has a knack for teasing fantastic images out of any situation. He shoots studio and environmental portraiture, weddings and events, editorial/advertising assignments and a whole lot more. He’s also an energetic instructor with a passion for helping people […]

Eugenie Fontana
Eugenie Fontana

Originally from Southern California, Eugenie has always enjoyed being in the creative world. From her first play in pre-school, being the lead singer of a band, to establishing a design studio, the arts never seem to stop calling her name. After receiving her BA in Theatre Arts from University of California, Irvine, she Co-founded a forward thinking design […]

Eugenia Pardue
Eugenia Pardue

A professional artist for over twenty years, Eugenia Pardue has showed her work internationally and been collected by numerous corporations and individuals. Her exhibition career includes dozens of solo and group exhibitions. In 2012 Eugenia was awarded “Grand Prize” in the Center on Contemporary Art Northwest Annual in Seattle, WA, an exhibition of comprehensive survey […]

Homeschool Snowboarding
Homeschool Snowboarding

We started this company with one goal in mind, making the best technical outerwear out there. Quality and durability are first and foremost. It has to work here in the great Northwest under some of the gnarliest conditions imaginable. From freezing fog, to waist deep pow to the good ol’ pissing rain. If it works […]

Doug Davidovich
Doug Davidovich

My paintings involve the aesthetic, utilitarian and structural use of wood grain patterns in modern architecture, interiors, and urban industrial environments. Directly brushed to paper or panel, the faux bois forms interact with color and structure; creating stylized images influenced by mid-century and modernist designs of the fifties, sixties and seventies. Wood has a lot […]

James Halvorson
James Halvorson

James Halvorson is a native of the High Plains region in North America. Raised in the Western Dakotas, he received his BFA in Painting from the University of South Dakota in 1998. His mixed media work integrates disparate cultural residue for ontological investigation of humanity’s acts, and its remnants as their effects persist. His process […]

Matt Linares
Matt Linares

Originally from Southern California, Matt Linares is a pop surrealist artist currently residing in Portland, OR. Matt attended the Academy of Art in San Francisco before relocating to the Pacific Northwest with his wife in 2010.  His acrylic paintings feature sci-fi/fantasy themes and express the inescapable bond between the organic and the mechanical.  His depictions […]

Carola Penn
Carola Penn

Carola Penn is originally from California and has been making art in Portland since locating here in 1970. She has painting degrees from UC Berkeley and Pacific Northwest College of Art and has shown work at the Mark Woolley Gallery, Laura Russo and at several colleges. She says that the work is always an exploration […]