Painter Mike Russo
Mike Russo came to Oregon in the 1940s to teach art. He was a modernist, and his style was controversial. He taught generations of students at the Portland Museum Art School and continued to paint well into his 90's. His influence is still felt in the Portland art community.
First Broadcast: 2003
Producer: Eric Cane
Appeared in episodes: Allan deLay, Painter Mike Russo, Accordion Camp, Painter Mike Russo, Nellie Madison, Bill Gohring, Painter Mike Russo, Organist Catherine Crozier, Joel Cottet's Huge Pots, Dave Carter and Tracy Grammer at the Sisters Folk Festival