Columns / Wenaha artists

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Painter brings world of experience to life and art

DAYTON — From the Old West to the Far East, world traveler Craig Whitcomb captures it all in watercolor, pastel, graphite, acrylic and color pencil. And one who is not stuck to any one subject, Whitcomb, who has settled in Lewiston, Idaho, doesn’t limit himself in the medium used as well.

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Life happens, but Dayton artist keeps love of painting alive

DAYTON — Most people, amid raising a family on a tight budget, have little time, money or resources to seriously attack fine art oil painting. But not Marilu Bryan, who has been pursuing her interest in art for more than 40 years.

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Boy’s dream makes the man: Carlos Acevedo

From the time Carlos Acevedo was a little boy, he knew he had it within him to become an artist.

Art collectors: Be yourself, buy what appeals to you

Dear Art Collector: I am the wife of an artist, and like all artists, we look for you. Many of you find us by our website, Steve Henderson Fine Art, but there are thousands of you out there somewhere that we, and other artists like us, are unable to reach.

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Column: The artist’s wife views the artist’s life

“It must be fascinating, being married to an artist!”

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Dayton woodcarver has an eye for local trees

DAYTON — Sustainability. It’s contemporary, fashionable, sensible, beautiful. And for woodcarver Jordan Henderson of JDC Woodcarving, there is an art to doing it right.

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Rivers, drylands — all inspiration for Dayton watercolorist

DAYTON — Water is one of our planet’s most valuable resources, and other than air it’s probably one of our most vital.

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Sculptors Pat, Peggy Bookey coax art from wood

When you live way up north, what do you do with wood?

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Eastern Washington photographer: Have camera, will explore Pacific Northwest

DAYTON — Those of us who live on the east side of Washington’s Cascade Mountains know that there is more to the Pacific Northwest than the city of Seattle.

Sculptor turns unlikely materials into artworks

Most people think of pecan shells as something to throw away after eating the nut within. For sculptor Ralph Trethewey, however, the outside is far more valuable, and he has literally carved a career out of them.