Faint Media

(adj) /fānt/:barely perceptible

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T Ngu

“Times weren’t easy for my family when I was a child. My mother grew up in a very hard life. She was forced to drop out of school at the age of 12 to start work and eventually to take care of her 16 siblings. When the Vietnam War hit she ended up living in a refugee camp and was lucky enough to make it on a boat packed tight with people like sardines to endure little food, water, fend off pirates and survive the most harsh conditions to cross the ocean to find a better future. It took a few months before she could finally step foot on land again, but when she did she was finally able to start life all over again. “

Website: https://www.uppermetalclass.com

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Izabella Rain

Izabella Rain is a self-taught painter and illustrator whose works explore aspects such as, the occult, spirituality, mythology, animal symbolism, and environmentalism. Her mediums include but are not limited to, pen & ink, watercolor, and gouache. Her surrealistic works are free flowing and intuitively created.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/izabella.rain.art/

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Adriana Gasperi

Adriana Gasperi is an international artist referred to as “Gatos ilimitados” for her unique and popular portrayal of cats. Painting since 1998, the artist who is from Caracas, Venezuela, based in Portland, Oregon, is recognized for personifying the cherished feline and its multi-faceted personalities. Her art combines her lifelong interest in painting and drawing and her proficiency in color, design, and digital art.

Website: https://www.gatosilimitados.com/
Instagram: @gatos.ilimitados.cat.art/

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Arthur braud

Arthur Braud is a Vietnamese American artist born and raised in the Kalamazoo, MI. From a very early age, Braud was deemed a young perfectionist by those that surrounded him. For the entirety of his career, Braud has constantly juxtaposed the ideas of beauty and devastation. Braud portrays his subjects as psychological existences, rather than social beings.

Website: http://www.arthurmbraud.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/itsme.artyb/

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Veronica Guzman

Veronica Guzman started Maya Ceramics while living in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Inspired by the vibrancy of the city gave her the motivation to start creating a series of ceramic pieces that were inspired by nature and her surroundings . Her ceramics are created to be naturally imperfect, casually irreverent and playfully delightful.

Website: www.mayaceramics.com
Instagram: @mayaceramicspaintings

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Yong Hong Zhong

Yong Hong Zhong was born in Canton, China and immigrated to the United States when he was twelve years old. While at Disney, Yong had the opportunity to work and learn from many talented artists. After completion of Disney’s “The Princess and the Frog” project, Yong was ready to take a different direction and focus on his passion for traditional painting.

Website: http://yonghongzhong.com
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1850835/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yonghong.zhong.9

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Kim Nickens

A paper quilling artist, Kim meticulously creates her one-of-a-kind pieces using paper, glue, and a rolling tool. She is inspired by nature and sees it in almost every aspect of her work. She found her passion late in life, showing that age is just a number. Life is long. Life can be very full when you choose it to be.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kim_nickens/
Website: https://www.papercutkim.com/

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Katrina Zarate

Katrina Zarate is a North Portland based artist. Working in Oil, Acrylic, and Copic mediums her work focuses on community. Katrina began her career after suffering from Retinal Detachment which resulted in a multitude of surgeries and changes to her vision. The experience showed her many different types of sight and resulted in her deep respect for the visual arts.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/KatrinaZarate/
Website: www.petiteastudios.com

Martina Thornhill

Self taught ceramic artist based in Portland, Oregon. Martina creates slab built functional vessels using inspiration from nature, flea market treasures, primitive folk crafts, abstract art and cross country travels.

Website: http://martinathornhill.com
Instagram: http://instagram.com/martinathornhill

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Pacific Northwest Tattoo Collective

Co-Owner's Chris Angelo & Jake Ellzey talk about their new project "Pacific Northwest Tattoo Collective. Their story of chasing dreams through the art. Check out their new shop in Sandy, OR.

Address:
39400 Pioneer Blvd Ste.5 Sandy or 97055