16th Jun 2016
Jonathan Mechanicus

The Ungraspable Shadow

"If you look at my work, you will notice I hide my models a lot. And because I hide them. I am able to show more.” ~ Photographer Jonathan Mechanicus, Netherlands

19th Apr 2014

Sam Roxas-Chua, Eugene, Oregon: “Poetry is a Raft”

"Poetry is a raft for me. A safe raft that allows me to go into great depth and explore all the scary stuff. To make sense of what happened. Because if I wasn't able to make sense of what happened, I would be mute."

20th Apr 2013
Paulann Petersen

Paulann Petersen, Oregon’s Poet Laureate

"There are achingly empty spaces, spaces waiting for us to fill them with our creativity." ~Paulann Petersen, Oregon's Poet Laureate

20th Apr 2013
Paulann Petersen

Poet Laureate Paulann Petersen: Writing Your Understory

Think of a month of the year that resonates deeply with you. (A time of the year when you are particularly attuned to an abundance of strong sensual details.) Write that month down...

10th Mar 2013
Constellation - Mana

Light and Shadow: Update on Artist Kumi Yamashita

Artists were asked to create a portrait of someone they know personally who is still living. Yamashita’s winning entry is a portrait of her niece comprised of approximately 10,000 tiny nails on a wooden panel painted white and a single unbroken sewing thread.