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PORTRAITS OF THE PORTLAND JAZZ FESTIVAL by DIANE RUSSELL
February 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until Feb 28, 2019
Coinciding with the 2019 Portland Jazz Festival, portrait paintings and
drawings by Portland artist Diane Russell will be on display February
1–February 28, 2019 at the Art Bar in Antoinette Hatfield Hall, 1111 SW
Broadway, Portland OR. The artist reception is Thursday February 21, 5-
The solo exhibit will feature Diane’s portraits of jazz & blues musicians who
have appeared at the Portland Jazz Festival including Esperanza Spalding,
Dr. Lonnie Smith, Bobby Hutcherson, McCoy Tyner, Glen Moore, Nancy
King, Thara Memory, Mel Brown, and this year’s jazz master Darrell Grant.
Diane Russell is a Portland artist specializing in portraiture in oil and
charcoal. Her commissions include the 2017 Portland Rose Festival
Queen, 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”. Her works were also featured in Jimmy Mak’s jazz club until
the closing of the club in December 2016.