The Art Beat Classroom: Painting

Oregon Art Beat is excited to share our extensive archive of Oregon artist’s as content-rich support for educators. In this painting collection, meet painters en plein air and in the studio working on canvas, on plywood and on the sides of buildings. They draw from current events and their own histories discovering some surprising techniques learned through experimentation and practice.

Video thumbnail: Oregon Art Beat Bhavani Krishnan, plein air painting | K-12

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Bhavani Krishnan, plein air painting | K-12

Bhavani Krishnan picked up a paint brush, igniting a long-forgotten passion.

Bhavani Krishnan, plein air painting | K-12

Video thumbnail: Oregon Art Beat William Hernandez, colorful and surreal | K-12

Oregon Art Beat

William Hernandez, colorful and surreal | K-12

William Hernandez paints wild colorful scenes highlighting the surprising and the surreal.

William Hernandez, colorful and surreal | K-12

Video thumbnail: Oregon Art Beat Paula Bullwinkel, photography to painting | grades 6-12

Oregon Art Beat

Paula Bullwinkel, photography to painting | grades 6-12

Paula Bullwinkel's paintings summon a nostalgia that's as familiar as it is unsettling.

Paula Bullwinkel, photography to painting | grades 6-12

Video thumbnail: Oregon Art Beat John Simpkins, painting in solitude | K-12

Oregon Art Beat

John Simpkins, painting in solitude | K-12

Painter John Simpkins draws inspiration from the open spaces of eastern Oregon.

John Simpkins, painting in solitude | K-12

Video thumbnail: Oregon Art Beat Betty LaDuke, painting and activism | K-12

Oregon Art Beat

Betty LaDuke, painting and activism | K-12

Betty LaDuke is a Southern Oregon painter.

Betty LaDuke, painting and activism | K-12

Video thumbnail: Oregon Art Beat Alex Chiu, muralist | grades 6-12

Oregon Art Beat

Alex Chiu, muralist | grades 6-12

Alex Chiu is a Portland-based cartoonist and muralist.

Alex Chiu, muralist | grades 6-12