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Bend printmaker Ana Aguirre explores the the thin line between life and death in her evocative prints. Claire Duncan's elegant portraits of animals are not just pretty pictures; they're paired with small canvases depicting the impact of human presence. Wood turner Dan Tilden makes vessels highlighting natural elements in wood. And Lake Oswego's Gallery Without Walls curates diverse public art.

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Ana Aguirre Prints Life and Death

Painter and printmaker Ana Aguirre skillfully combines bright, saturated color and intricate knife cuts to create striking celebrations of the female figure and the themes of life and death.

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Ashland Artist Starts ‘Dialogs With The Anthropocene’

Painter Claire Duncan taps into a shared feeling for a powerful gallery show.

Economy | Recreation | Entertainment | Arts | local | Oregon Art Beat

Lake Oswego Arts Program Highlights Importance Of Public Art

Lake Oswego is home to more than 39,000 residents and some of Oregon’s most striking pieces of public art. They’re part of an ongoing public arts program, Gallery Without Walls.

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The Power of Art (1802)

August 22, 8 p.m. [OPB TV]

The Shape of Things (1803)

August 29, 8 p.m. [OPB TV]

The Natural World (1807)

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Winter Arts (1908)

September 26, 8 p.m. [OPB TV]

All Season 20

Staff Picks: Unforgettable Stories and How We Made Them (2010)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #2010
Most Recent Broadcast: April 18, 2019

Hidden Narratives (2009)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #2009
Most Recent Broadcast: April 4, 2019

The Fine Art of Craft (2008)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #2008
Most Recent Broadcast: February 28, 2019

The Story Within the Story (2007)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #2007
Most Recent Broadcast: February 21, 2019

Reinventing Every Medium (2006)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #2006
Most Recent Broadcast: February 14, 2019

Path Revealed (2005)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #2005
Most Recent Broadcast: February 7, 2019

Changing Landscape (2004)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #2004
Most Recent Broadcast: November 1, 2018

Listen (2003)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #2003
Most Recent Broadcast: October 25, 2018

Before And After (2002)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #2002
Most Recent Broadcast: October 18, 2018

Art Al Fresco (2001)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #2001
Most Recent Broadcast: October 11, 2018


Program Funding Provided By:

The Harold & Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation Endowed Fund for Excellence

Robert D. and Marcia H. Randall Charitable Trust, Fund for Lifelong Learning


Kay Kitagawa and Andy Johnson-Laird

Additional Support Provided By:
The Jackson Foundation
Lee and Marcia Stevenson