Alison O'Donoghue's Profile
I am an Artist showing and living in Portland, Oregon
I was raised without being told what I "should" do, so I followed a natural path to becoming an artist. I attended art school in the 80's and have enjoyed a life as an artist for many years, showing and selling my work.
My art is sometimes described as Contemporary Folk Art.
I do have a love for the raw, immediate art in this world, artists making up their own rules and solving artistic 'problems' in inventive, original and personal ways.
I draw my imagery from from the well of my experiences and visual notes I have taken. I remind myself to trust in the process and that I will find my way through what can feel like a sense of not knowing, even chaos. I aim to follow it through to something in the imagery and layers of paint that feels familiar and right. What may seem to…
- Born on February 2
- Joined August 15, 2007