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Update: Hello, Good-bye, Hello -- Exciting Life Changes

Life is never static. At Wenaha Gallery, we are privileged to have, on our gallery staff, a professional team of associates who know art, and who love working with clients to bring that art into…
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Ceramic Terra Cotta -- Functional Beauty by Mary Briggs

Mary Briggs is a woman who rarely sits. So much is her desire to keep active that she changed specialties in college because her first choice, graphic design, was too sedentary. "I was the kid…
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How to Avoid the Outdated, Trendy Home

Recently, I ran across an Internet article on how to update your outmoded, thoroughly unfashionable early 2000s kitchen. It seems that the trends of that era -- which my mathematical skills date a…
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Leather Craft -- Handcrafted Beauty from Bellingham Artist Shelby Sneva

It doesn't matter whether you call her Nanna, Nona, Gramma, Grams, Babushka, Abuela, or any of the thousands of  variations of "Grandmother" -- if that woman makes a positive influence on your life,…
colombia church charcoal drawing Jordan Henderson Wenaha Gallery
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Colombia Churches and Cows -- The Charcoal Drawings of Jordan Henderson

  The best time to hear of your adult children's adventures -- the really exciting ones that make good stories -- is after they are home and --  your parent's heart says -- safe. When my son…
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The Dentist Artist -- Sculpture by Shelia Coe

Childhood Christmas gifts create lasting memories. Often, they even shape our future. And so it was for ceramic artist Shelia Coe . . . sort of. It just took a little longer than her mother, whose…
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Dream Job, Dream Home, Dream Life -- The Paintings of Barbara Janusz

She bicycled from Portland, OR to Portland, ME. Rode and camped in a horse-drawn wagon, traveling from farm to farm in Ireland. Hiked the high Sierras. Traveled in and through Morocco,…
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Scrapyard Beauty -- The Fine Art Photography of LuAnn Ostergaard

Etiquette matters. And when you're visiting a scrapyard, the rules of behavior are even stricter, because they have to be. "Stay far away from the large pieces of heavy equipment being operated,…
Pink Roses out of office cubicle painting David Schatz Portland
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Escaping the Office Cubicle -- The Paintings of David Schatz

Office cubicles are not known for being spacious, liberating, beautiful places. Grey, carpeted, windowless, and with walls too low for privacy, the ubiquitous modern "office" is a venue that artist…
Tunisian inspired necklaces by Pamela Good Walla Walla
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Exotic Tunisia & Walla Walla Wine Country -- The Jewelry of Pamela Good

They're called souks -- marketplaces or commercial quarters in Western Asia or North Africa, and most of us know what they "feel" like by imagining ourselves in the Indiana Jones movie, Raiders…
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Eclectic and Diverse -- The Paintings of Todd Telander

Flexible. Adaptable. Supple. While these sound like requirements for a CrossFit athlete, they aptly describe the attitude of an artist, specifically, Todd Telander of Walla Walla. The painter…
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Seriously Fantastic -- The Art of James Christensen

He was whimsical. He was serious. He painted religious themes. But his trademark image was a floating or flying fish, often on a leash. He knew his Shakespeare. And he celebrated his Everyman,…