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The distinct painting style of Jeremy Okai Davis utilizes large circles of color, revealing the pixels that make up the skin tones in his portraits. Junko Iijima is a multiform artist who draws from pop culture as a way to show the connections we have with one another. And decades of design work inform Karen Wippich's expressive, collage-layered paintings.

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Portland Painter Jeremy Okai Davis Celebrates the Pixel

Painter Jeremy Okai Davis explodes color in his paintings, highlighting the individual pixels that make up a human face.

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Portland Artist Junko Iijima Shows Unity Through Pop Culture

Junko Iijima is a multiform artist who specializes in using pop culture as a way to show the connections we all have with each other.

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