RAW Artists

Michelle Gefre

Michelle Gefre – Photographer

Michelle Gefre – Trail the Sun Photography Chef and TV personality, Anthony Bourdain, is quoted saying “If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you

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Jasmine Co

Jasmine Co: Painter

When I asked local artist Jasmine Co why she does what she does her response was simple: “Because it’s fun!” Originally from Carson City, Nevada, 24-year-old Jasmine moved up to

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Michelle Gefre – Photographer

Michelle Gefre – Photographer

Michelle Gefre – Trail the Sun Photography Chef and TV personality, Anthony Bourdain, is quoted saying “If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel — as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live, and eat, […]

Grey Weathers: Painter & Illustrator

Grey Weathers: Painter & Illustrator

With a name like Grey Weathers, it seems as if the 30-year-old Savannah, Georgia native was meant to live in Portland’s perpetually overcast climate. Growing up, Grey spent most of his time daydreaming and being with family. Now as an adult, his art is inspired by the whimsy of childhood and the memories that go […]

Jasmine Co: Painter

Jasmine Co: Painter

When I asked local artist Jasmine Co why she does what she does her response was simple: “Because it’s fun!” Originally from Carson City, Nevada, 24-year-old Jasmine moved up to Portland because of it’s progressive culture, opportunities, and nature. Her down to earth personality and pure love for what she does makes Jasmine a joy […]

Desi Allinger-Nelson: Designer

Desi Allinger-Nelson: Designer

Not often do you meet a person who, not only has the drive and passion for their talent but is also humble and caring. Desi Allinger-Nelson is one of those people. She has had the life of 10 people in her 50 years of living. Her many jobs have prepared her to finally do what […]

Miranda Jaynes: Photographer

Miranda Jaynes: Photographer

Miranda Jaynes has experienced a lot in her twenty-seven years of life that most people don’t in their entire lifetime. She users her experiences to enhance her photography to another level. Her pictures are works of art and she is proud of every single one. Jaynes grew up in New Hampshire and had always been […]

Luis Vazquez : Photographer

Luis Vazquez : Photographer

At twenty years old, Luis Vazquez of Luwe Photography shows as much passion for community engagement as he does for his craft. Not having picked up the camera until a few years ago, Vazquez has managedto go from a middle schooler who “wasn’t good at anything”, to a budding Portland photographer. Kimberly Perez, charming girlfriend, and […]

Myriam Marcela: Fashion Designer

Myriam Marcela: Fashion Designer

From Guadalajara to Portland, Marcela Dyer of MyriamMarcela fashion has brought us designs as brilliant and refreshing as her personality. From a very young age Dyer has known that being a fashion designer was more than just a childhood fantasy. Through planning and hard work Dyer has taken her lifelong passion and turned it into a […]

Aryka Chrupalo: Hair and Makeup Artist

Aryka Chrupalo: Hair and Makeup Artist

Aryka Chrupalo has more drive and passion than most people at the age of twenty-eight. She is always ready to learn something new that will not only benefit her career but also help her grow as a person. Growing up in Roseburg, Oregon, Chrupalo wasn’t exactly surrounded by fashion. Her love for it came from […]