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Brent Lawrence

steel ARTIST – Capturing Nature WORDS Merlin Varaday | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden IF you ask Brent Lawrence why he enjoys working with stainless steel to create the breathtaking single wall hangings, diptychs and triptychs that dragonflies dance across and elk gallop across, he’ll tell you: “Growing up working with metal made it an easy choice. […]

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Mathieu Schmutzler

DESIGN AS A STORY WORDS David Bentley | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden As the owner and publisher of Portland Interview Magazine, I’ve had the honor of getting to know some very talented people over the years. This month I had a chat with design and branding pro Mathieu Schmutzler of TBIB Creative. I decided to interview […]

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Dayna McErlean

The Art of Spaces – An Interview With Restaurateur And Living Space Creator Dayna McErlean WORDS Jamie Mustard | PHOTOGRAPHY Richard Darbonne Dayna McErlean has a unique voice within Portland’s vibrant food metropolis. As a founding member of Portland’s coveted restaurant community, McErlean is owner of eternally popular — fine dining, artfully hip and casual food spots DOC, […]

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Alexandra Becker-Black

Language of Water written by Isabel Zacharias | photographed by Tim Sugden Alexandra Becker-Black lets me in from the rain and we start down the wood stairs; she tucks some long hair behind her ear and reminds me again how bad she is at “this stuff.” She means the interview, and when I spin seconds […]

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Aiden Kringen

Art & Acceptance written by Mary Walsh | photographed by Tim Sugden When someone with creative talent expresses their dream of making a career out of their passion, they often receive a number of scoffs, eye rolls, and condescending “good luck” wishes. It takes a lot of talent and perseverance to succeed, and twenty-something Aiden […]

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Alexander Rokoff – Painter of Souls

written by Courtney Tait photographed by Tim Sugden In his early 20s, Alexander Rokoff found a book of paintings at a Barnes & Noble bookstore by the Norwegian painter Odd Nerdrum. “It was the closest thing I had to a religious experience,” he says. “It gave me hope for my own direction.” As evident in […]

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Richard Thompson – Artist

  Richard Thompson has one of those faces that immediately makes you want to smile. His jovial personality and his strong handshake endear me to him. As we make our way to a nearby coffee shop to conduct my interview, he bombards me with questions about my schooling and plans. As we settle into the […]

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Davey Cadaver – Artist

Sitting at a picnic table outside of a coffeehouse in Southeast Portland, Davey Cadaver exudes the image of a rebellious artist—dressed all in black, jet black dreads, tattoos, and black nail polish. Sipping on his first cup of coffee during our meeting, he admits that 2 p.m. is early for him. Before our interview has […]

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