Theresa’s Blog

March 8, 2017

Portrait Collage Honor Family Members

I had the honor of creating a portrait of Chase (pictured above) who loved the Oregon Ducks football team and music.  I completed the portrait last month for his mother.  This portrait is made entirely of paper collage.  The finished size of Chase is twenty inches square,  but I have a variety of sizes to […]

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January 13, 2017

Dogs, Dogs, Dogs & Dogs!

This fall,  I have been busy creating  portraits of client’s furry family members. Their personalities are fun to capture with my collage technique, called“Cut Paper Portraiture.”  People who view my portraits, can’t believe they are made entirely of paper!  Please contact me for commissions via email/phone.                

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September 21, 2016

Coffee & Art in St. John’s Neighborhood

St John’s Coffee Roasters and Shop has my dessert art on display this month. They are a local company which roasts small batch organic and fair trade coffees from around the world. The baristas are wonderful. So, stop by enjoy a cup of “Real Good Coffee”.  Here is their site for more information.

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August 3, 2016

Paper Collage Dessert Art – Portland Local Bakers!

It was great fun to render some delicious desserts from 5 local bakeries around town. They were the focus of my recent show at Multnomah Arts Center. Bakers for left to right are: Baker & Spice, Jacivas, Papa Hydn, Provence on NW Thurman and Helen Blanchard. The show is over but, they are available as […]

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July 28, 2016

Art Adorning MBI Motors

I recently finished a mixed media assemblage for MBI Motors in SE Portland. I created a rendering of their logo and used pages from Mercedes repair manuals. It was challenging and I am thrilled with the finished art!

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March 10, 2016

Intersection Paper + Art Show at MAC Gallery

Intersection Paper + Art Show’s reception is June 3rd – 7 to 9pm at the Multnomah Arts Center Gallery, in the heart of Multnomah Village. I will be showing my work with two other women artists who work in paper. The show runs through the month of June. I hope you can stop by and […]

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March 10, 2016

“Because She Cares” Travels to John Day, OR

Juniper Arts Council has sponsored 12 Portraits of Oregon Non Profit Women Leaders – “Because She Cares” collection to take the trip to eastern Oregon.  The portraits will be shown at the Corner Cup Cafe in John Day.  I am very honored to have them there for April and May of this year.  I am […]

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November 19, 2015

Printmaking Brings Beauty At Bridge Meadows

The residents of Bridge Meadows in North Portland created 10 printed  banners to adorn the walls of their community room. The banners will remind visitors and residents of the 10 values of this unique community; Integrity Empowerment, Transformation, Community, Celebration, Grace, Love, Joy , Helpful Community and Imagination.  From seniors to pre-schoolers, the participants became experts […]

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