Portland’5 Centers for the Arts presents:
Diane Russell: Portraits of the Portland Jazz Festival
On display February 5 - March 3, 2015
First Thursday Art Reception - February 5 at 5PM.
Antoinette Hatfield Hall. 1111 SW Broadway. Portland, Oregon 97205
Coinciding with the Annual Portland Jazz Festival, portrait paintings and drawings by Portland artist Diane Russell will be on display February 5 – March 3, 2015 in the ArtBar at Antoinette Hatfield Hall, 1111 SW Broadway Ave., Portland, Oregon, 97205.
The solo exhibit will feature Diane’s portraits of jazz musicians who have appeared at the Portland Jazz Festival in recent years, including Esperanza Spalding, Lou Donaldson, Bobby Hutcherson, McCoy Tyner, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Glen Moore, Nancy King, Thara Memory, Mel Brown, Rebecca Kilgore, and many more.
Diane Russell is a Portland artist specializing in oil paintings and pencil drawings using her own photographs for reference. Her commissions include the October 2013 Legendary Blues Cruise poster, the 2007 Legendary Blues Cruise poster, the 2005 WC Handy Awards poster, Northwest Gospel Project’s CD “Heavenly Brother”, and Linda Hornbuckle’s CD “Clearly”. Diane’s portraits are also on display at Jimmy Mak’s Jazz Club in Portland.