Oregonians Create: Painting

We Oregonians are a creative bunch. Art in many forms, from visual to musical to performance, is in evidence throughout our state and its value to Oregon definitely comes through in our photos. This week we're sharing some photos that celebrate one specific art form -- painting.

Although not one of the original artists, Lissa Jensen retouches blemishes on Silverton Bobbie's Memorial Mural on Water Street in downtown. Photo by Stewart Harvey

Although not one of the original artists, Lissa Jensen retouches blemishes on Silverton Bobbie's Memorial Mural on Water Street in downtown. Photo by Stewart Harvey

An artist paints Mirror Pond in Bend. Photo by Jill Rosell

An artist paints Mirror Pond in Bend. Photo by Jill Rosell

Painting Class at Alexander Rockoff's studio at The Falcon Art Community. Photo by Jim Lommasson

Painting Class at Alexander Rockoff's studio at The Falcon Art Community. Photo by Jim Lommasson