Resources

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Services
Photography
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Galleries

Guardino Gallery

2939 N.E. Alberta, Portland, Or. 97211 Ph. (503) 281-9048. E-mail: guagallery@aol.com, Web: Guardino Gallery. Owners Donna and Sal Guardino are responsible in a large way for the Alberta St. art scene as well as the first thursday art walks. They exhibit works by new or unknown artists as well as those who are more established. Shows include both sculptural and 2-D works.

Peter Holland

www.theclayartist.com
Peter is a clay artist from Britain whose work has been reproduced by Royal Doulton, Wedgewood and others. His website contains much instructional information on clay sculpting in addition to a gallery of work.

Gottlieb Gallery

220 SW Yamhill, Portland, Or. 97204 Ph. (503) 241-1070.
www.gottliebgallery.com

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Suppliers

Cement

Carole Murphy

1405 SE Stark
Portland, Or. 97218
Ph. (503) 235-7233, E-mail
Web: CaroleMurphy.com
Supplier for AAC, (Autoclaved Aerated Cement). AAC is a carvable cement. See Carole's website for examples.

Mason's Supply

2637 SE 12th, Portland, OR 97202
503 234-4321
The best place in town for white cement or for cement dyes or acid stains.

Metals

The Steel Yard

6880 N.E. Columbia Blvd. Portland, Or. 97218 Ph. (503) 282-9273, Fax (503) 282-7490
Web: TheSteelYard.com
Supplier of steel and related products. Sheet and plate steel, stainless steel, welding products.
Hours: 8-5 Monday-Friday, 8-12 Saturday

Alaska Copper and Brass Company

2440 SE Raymond, Portland, OR 97202
503-238-7171 info
503-238-6840 sales
www.alaskancopper.com

Service Steel

5555 N Channel Ave, Bldg. 2, Portland, OR 97217
503-224-9500
www.servicesteel.net

Clackamas Steel and Mfg. Inc.

16022 SE Evelyn St, Clackamas, OR 97015
503-656-5028

Stone

Georgie's

756 NE Lombard St.
Portland Or. 97211
800 999 clay

Primarily small pieces of Montana and Washington soapstone also small pieces of Italian Translucent Alabaster. Excellent for beginners A few tools

Northwest Stone Sculptors Assn.

Website
E-Mail

GranQuarts

Stone tools and equipment. 1-800-458-6222 (Catalogue).

Neolithic Stone

Box 53501
984 Broadway
Vancouver B.C. V5Z4M6
604 736 5201

Good assortment of stone and tools Primary supplier to most members of the Northwest Stone Sculpture Association Tom Urban in Springfield Or. may be stocking some items from Neolithic.

Montoya Sculpture

Web: www.montoyasculpture.com
West Palm Beach Florida

Largest assortment of stone and tools.

Stone Sculpture Supplies

P.O.Box 21224
2425 Pool Ridge Road
Guerneville Ca 95446
707 869 1021

Very large selection but high priced.

Stoneshaper

Web: www.stoneshaper.com.com
this site is a virtual classroom with a wealth of information It also includes a list of resources

Molds, Moldmaking

Farwest Materials

944 N 9th Ave.
Walla Walla, WA 99362
Ph. (509) 522-0556
Fax: (509) 526-1522
Email: info@farwestmaterials.com or hondo@farwestmaterials.com
Web: Farwestmaterials.com

A complete supplier of mold making and casting materials. Stock includes urethane rubbers, urethane resins, urethane ridged and flexible foams, silicones and polysulfide rubber. A full line of clays, slab waxes, and wax sprues. Casting materials include resins, plasters and bronze ingot. A wide variety of release agents and epoxy/ adhesives, too. Most orders are shipped the same day as ordered.

Fiberlay Inc

Web: www.Fiberlay.com Sculpting supplies. 9353 SE Alanza Dr., Clackamas OR, (503) 228-1222.
Suppliers of all kinds of clay, mold making materials and casting mediums including plaster, resins, vinyl ester and low heat metals. 15% off Retail - visit our store !! -Member PNS

Misc Supplies

Columbia Art

1515 SE Burnside, Portland, OR (503) 232-2216

Georgie's Ceramic and Clay Co.

756 N. Lombard, Portland, OR., (503) 283-1358
Clays of all kinds, sculpting supplies, kilns, tools, etc., etc.

Mario & Sons

Marble/Granite Bases. 6523 E. Main, Spokane, WA 99212, (509) 536-6079, fax (509) 535-8032. This family owned business is equipped with the latest in computerized machinery to cut different shapes and sizes in a wide choice of marble, granite, & other stone for bases. They do beautiful work at a reasonable price.

Tap Plastics

2842 NE Sandy, Portland, OR (503) 230-0770

15230 SW Sequoia Pkwy, Tigard, OR, (503) 620-4960

Quimby Welding Supply

1603 NW 14th, Portland, OR 97209, (503)221-1100
www.quimbycorp.com

United Welding

2313 Northeast MLK Boulevard, Portland, OR 97212, (503)335-3350
www.unitedwelding.us"

Wink's Hardware

200 SE Stark Street, Portland, OR 97214, (503)227-5536
www.winkshardware.com"

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Foundries

For a list of all Oregon Art Foundries click Here

Firebird Bronze

11251 SE 232nd Ave
Building E
Damascus, Oregon 97089
(503) 663-3225
info@firebirdbronze.com

Full service foundry including fabrication.
Lost wax casting of all styles and sizes-contemporary and traditional; miniatures to monuments.

Mixed media integration.

Restoration and conservation services.

Maiden Bronze Inc.

Highest quality Fine Art Casting in Bronze and Silver.

The Maiden Foundry has been in business since 1975, providing world class facilities with the capabilities and experience to handle projects of any size.

E-mail us at mailto:quotes@maidenfoundry.com to inquire about your project. 16600 SE 362 Dr. Sandy, OR 97055 (503) 668-8097

website:www.maidenfoundry.com

Joseph Bronze

P.O. Box 863 (83365 Joseph Hwy.) Joseph, OR 97846 (541) 432-2278 fax (541) 432-1044 Owners Jeff & Marilyn Harmon are great people to work with. Their foundry staff are professionals and do excellent work. They also are well equipped to do large monumental work.

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Services

Accurate Architectural Glass

Accurate Architectural Glass is centrally located in North Portland with easy access and a loading dock. We offer etching and engraving on all sizes of glass panels and pieces and can match any PMS color. We also offer digital printing services and lamination.

Currently, we are working with sculptor James Nance on a U.S. Air Force Monument to include several monumental etched panels with images and text. Installation is planned for late summer 2015.

Other services for artists include water-jet cutting of just about any material, including metals and acrylics for sculptural elements. Our 5-axis water-jet machine can cut limitless shapes and sizes to suit your project needs.

Account manager, Kathy Toynbee, formerly the manager of Rip Caswell Sculptures can assist you in determining budget and project needs for sculptural components. You may contact Kathy at: Kathy.toynbee@accuratearchitecturalglass.com or by phone to 503-498-8581, Mon Fri, 7am to 4pm.

Accurate Architectural Glass can be located at: 2170 N. Lewis, Portland, 97220

Website: www.accuratearchitecturalglass.com

Artech Fine Art Services

Contact: Denise Bisio, 425-264-0224
www.artechseattle.com
Artech, the northwest's trusted fine art services since 1977 and member of ICEFAT.org, provides sculpture installation and transportation services.
Other services include museum standard storage in a purpose built facility, world wide packing, shipping and receiving, sculpture maintenance.
Artist discounts available.

Colormation

COLORMATION, INC.
4488 NW Yeon Ave.
Portland, OR 97210
800-327-6613
Colormation.com
Postcards, Brochures, Posters, Die cut Presentation Folders, Flyers, Business Cards, Direct Mail Services - 10% discount for PNWS members on orders of a thousand or more. Mention this notice!

The Dodge Company

John Sutter 464 N.E. 219th Gresham, OR 97030 503-489-1683
Mold-making and reproduction services. Cold cast bronze and other materials.

George Heath

George Heath 4403 S.E. Ogden Portland, Or. 97206 (503) 777-2769
Web: FunkerMarket.com
Web Design for Artists and designers. Hand Coding. Simple, easy to navigate sites that display your artwork clearly. We can also convert slides to digital format and take digital images of artist's work. The Pacific Northwest Sculptors site is an example.

Artists' Assets (2008 Edition)

www.artisttrust.org/services/AA
Artists' Assets (2008 Edition). Artist Trust, a Seattle group supporting artists in the region, collects information about hundreds of organizations, agencies, groups and guilds that provide vital resources for artists. Many of these resources can be accessed by all artists not just those in Washington State: grants( including emergecy funding), insurance, legal information, promotion services.

Zapp

www.zapplication.org
A universal online application system that allows artists to submit and manage applications for participating art shows, festivals and fairs.

ArtPerk

www.artperk.com
ArtPerk is a website for artists seeking to locate display opportunities and gallery openings. We list opportunities throughout the nation and offer unique features to help artists find opportunities to show their work in a quick, user-friendly way.

Tami Stainaker Sculpture Insurance

Tami Stalnaker Insurance Sales Rep. 503-285-7667 x231 / Toll-free 800-525-6333 x231 Fax: 503-802-4238 tstalnaker@tectrucks.com www.TecInsurance.net

RedKat Imaging

www.redkatimaging.com
RedKat Imaging
PO Box 86587
Portland, OR 97286
info@redkatimaging
phone: 503-235-5330
fax: 503-239-5279

Postcards, giclees and other printing, scanning and photography either on location or in their studio.


Photography

Philip Burnett

Philip Burnett
3605 NE 50th Ave
Portland, OR 97213
503-913-4431
E-Mail

Web: www.photophil.us

Eric Griswold Photography

Eric Griswold 1825 SE Franklin, Space J
Portland, OR
503.232.7010
E-Mail
Web: www.griswoldphoto.com

Brian McLernon Photography

Brian McLernon 6224 SW 55th Drive
Portland, OR 97221
503.768.9878 Office
E-Mail
Web: www.brianmclernon.com

Brian once gave us a lecture on lighting sculpture for photography that was very useful to those on a budget. His work is excellent and highly creative.

Steve Meltzer

STEVE MELTZER PHOTOGRAPHER, LLC
Gig Harbor, Washington
253.592.4799
E-Mail
Web: www.stevefotos.com

Steve is the author of "Photographing Arts, Crafts & Collectibles" (Lark Books, 2007), the complete guide to the digital photography of objects for artists, craftspeople, collectors and photographers. It is available at Amazon and other outlets.

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Classes

For Classes taught by PNWS Members click Here


ADX

ADX in S.E Portland offers classes in several sculptural arts as well as membership based workspaces and equipment usage.

ADX: Building A Community of Thinkers & Makers
417 SE 11th Avenue
Portland, OR 97214

Website: http://www.adxportland.com/


Magrath Atlier at Gage Academy - Mike Magrath

The Magrath Sculpture Atelier is a new multi-year, part-time Atelier designed to confer the core disciplines needed to become a practicing figurative sculptor at a high level of excellence.
Led by celebrated sculptor Michael Magrath, students learn to become adept in both traditional approaches as well as contemporary concerns in a variety of media. For more information please see: GageAcademy.org/Magrath

Mike Magrath is a founding member of Pacific NW Sculptors.

Taught in Seattle at the Gage Academy

1501 10th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98102
206.323.4243

541 905-6046
E-mail: info@GageAcademy.org
Website: GageAcademy.org


Fabrication & Welding Classes with Dave Gonzo

Dave Gonzo Steel Sculpture

Fabrication & Welding Classes

Classes are held twice a month or I will work with you to schedule a day and time that works for both of us. Students can be beginner to advanced with 1-on-1 instruction or 2 students maximum per class. Students will leave class with a project that's attainable within the time scheduled. You can learn arc welding (stick or wire feed), oxyacetylene torch welding/cutting/ forming & forging for sculptural artwork. It all depends on what you want to learn and what processes your project needs.

Cost: 8 hr class is $190 plus a non-refundable deposit of $30 that will go toward class cost. There will be a discount for 2 or more classes scheduled with deposit put down. Materials & supplies provided with larger projects will requiring a material cost. Student must bring safety glasses, leather gloves and wear non synthetic clothing (cotton only) and close toed shoes. Contact: Dave Gonzo for more information or call if you have any questions.


(503) 270-9394
E-mail: artist@davegonzosculpture.com
Website: www.davegonzosculpture.com


Carole Murphy Studio

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Carole Murphy teaches ongoing sculpture classes in her studio on inner SE Stark on Monday night, 6: to 9 and on Sunday afternoon from 2 to 4:30. Carole's classes follow the individual direction of the student. Initial, small project materials included, just bring yourself and your openness to discovering your own creative ability. For more information go to: www.carolemurphy.com/workshop.htm

1405 SE Stark
Portland, Or. 97214
(503) 235-7233
E-mail: sculptor@CaroleMurphy.com
Website: CaroleMurphy.com


Clackamas Community College

Blacksmithing and traditional metal work classes. Saturday evening from 6 to 10pm and Sunday from 10 to 2pm. Projects oriented "what do you want to make". Clackamas Community College welding department. A cheap way to "rent" a welding and blacksmithing shop. Come on down and check it out. Call CCC 503-657-6958 (ext 5104) for info. Bert

Clackamas Community College
19600 S Molalla Avenue
Oregon City OR 97045
Call CCC 503-657-6958 (ext 5104) for info. The class number is: (WLD103)


Hipbone Studio

Figurative drawing and sculpture classes. See website for scheduling

2342 S.E. Ankeny
Portland, Or. 97214
(503) 231-3994 Website


Pratt Fine Arts Center

Since 1976, Pratt Fine Arts Center has offered art classes for everyone and workspace for artists in its equipment-rich facilities in Seattle's Central District.

1902 South Main
(206) 328-2200 x259
Seattle WA 98144 Website


Side Door Studio

Portrait Anatomy Seminar, Pat Haase

Do you Draw, Paint, or Sculpt the human figure? This hands-on seminar style class will give you a three dimensional knowlege of Head and Face proportions, forms, and anatomy. Each participant will sculpt a generic portrait bust in water based clay.

6 hours (plus lunchtime) two saturdays in a row, end of May. This is a process class, more than a product class. (No firing of hollowed busts available due to Side Door Studio rent was raised too high and they will be closing June 8th.)

Side Door Studio
314 Capitol Way North
Olympia, WA 98501
360 705 1818
Contact Lori Vermillion
E-mail


Sitka Center for Art and Ecology

Figurative Sculpture in Clay , M.J. Anderson Instructor

August 11-14, and Life Drawing, MJ Anderson Instructor, August 25-26. Classes are filling fast ....

6 hours (plus lunchtime) two saturdays in a row, end of May. This is a process class, more than a product class. (No firing of hollowed busts available due to Side Door Studio rent was raised too high and they will be closing June 8th.)

Sitka Center for Art and Ecology
Cascade Head, just north of Lincoln City on the Oregon Coast
Call SITKA to register at 541-994-5485 or online at www.sitkacenter.org

M.J. may also be available this summer for private mentoring / classes at her studio in Nehalem on the Oregon Coast. Call 503-801-1928 for more details

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Pacific Northwest Sculptors  4110 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd. #302,   Portland, OR 97214