We are pleased to present artist Peter Mathios and Phillip Smith in our latest exhibit “Is it Real or is it Kodak?” Pete Mathios and Phil Smith will bot be joining us for as Artist Reception on First Friday, May 3, 5-9 PM.

Mathios-Still Waters-18x24 Wildlife artist, Peter Mathios has been painting since he was a child. Inspired by memories of hunting with his father in Northern California, his favorite subjects are ducks and other waterfowl. He has been named the International Ducks Unlimited Artist of the Year (’09) and Oregon Ducks Unlimited Duck Artist of the Year (’08). He has been published in Wildlife Art, US Art and California Waterfowl magazines. Mathios makes his home in the Willamette Valley and is a full-time artist. Image: Still Waters

Philip D. Smith is a native of Portland, OR and has been painting for over 35 years. He wasDog Mountain Trail-20x24-Acrylic-Smith born legally blind and has limited vision in only one eye. Because of this, his innate perception of color, light and depth is amazing as demonstrated by his paintings.

Phil paints in acrylic and oil and has explored a full range of subject matter including landscape, seascape, still life and portraits. He is also commissioned artist. He has participated in several regional art shows including Artists with Disabilities, Beaverton Arts Commission, Canby and Welches Art Festivals and the Audubon Wild Arts Festival in Portland. Image: Dog Mountain Trail

We have a new precast opportunity with Rip’s latest sculpture of a baby otter nestled on it’s mother while floating on the surface of a pond. Available at the precast price of $2900, this sculpture will retail for $3750. This piece is also still unnamed, so feel free to give us a suggestion.

ICrystal Lariz BW - Copyf you love artisan jewelry, Katie Hovis of Whimsy will be here to show her beautiful line of unique wire wrapped jewelry.These oxidized sterling and amethyst earrings, are now available in the gallery along with other Whimsy treasures.

Singer, songwriter Crystal Lariza will entertain from 6pm to 9pm and Phelps Creek Vineyard from Hood River will offer FREE wine tasting!

Make sure to start your weekend off with us! Festivities start at 5 PM and most Troutdale merchants participate. Troutdale has great shops, restaurants, and plenty of parking. We look forward to seeing you!

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