Posted by April Waters on June 13 2019
Salem artist April Waters recently had the honor of being chosen by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to participate in their Antarctic Artists and Writers Program during the month of November, 2018. This opportunity allowed Waters to study the sea ice, ocean, icebergs, and the Maar Glacier at Palmer Station in Antarctica in preparation for her upcoming exhibit, Water-Ice-Sky, intended for stu
Posted by Oregon Artswatch on October 16 2018
Antarctic journey: Waters on ice A new frontier for Oregon painter April Waters, known for her waterscapes and large-scale portraits: a research station in Antarctica.
Posted by Salem Business Journal on September 21 2018
Salem artist April Waters has recently been chosen by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to participate in their Antarctic Artists and Writers Program during the month of November, 2018. This honor allows Waters to study the sea ice, ocean, icebergs, and the Maar Glacier at Palmer Station in Antarctica in preparation for her upcoming exhibit, Water-Ice-Sky, intended for student and public engagement throughout Oregon and internationally.
Upon her return, Waters will complete an exhi
Posted by April on April 17 2018
Many works featured in the Spring 2018 edition of Salem Magazine.
Posted by April on January 26 2018
Dr. Sylvia Earle was the winner of the 2009 Ted Prize. Her Ted Talk Wish:
I wish you would use all means at your disposal—films, expeditions, the web, new submarines—to create a campaign to ignite public support for a global network of marine protected areas; Hope Spots large enough to save and restore the blue heart of the planet.
Sylvia Earle is President and Chairman of Mission Blue / The Sylvia Earle Alliance. She is a National Geographic Socie
Posted by Capi Lynn, Statesman Journal on July 11 2017
Every medal, insignia, and rank on Edward Allworth's World War I Army uniform is in the right place.
April Waters went to great lengths to make sure of that, enlisting the help of a military historian and a uniform expert to know where the awards and decorations belonged on his chest, lapels, collars and shoulder sleeves
Posted by April on June 27 2017
Waters' portrait of Major Edward Allworth was commissioned by Oregon Percent for Art and the Oregon Department of Veteran's Affairs for the Edward Allworth Veteran's Home in Lebanon, Oregon. Allworth was a Medal of Honor Recipient in World War 1. After distinguishing himself in war, he returned to Oregon and was the Director of the Oregon State University Memorial Union for over 30 years.
The portrait plus two additional paintings ("Seal Cove, Salmon River Estuary" and
Posted by April on October 1 2016
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Posted by April on July 10 2016
September 24 - November 5, 2016
Confluence presents paintings by April Waters and Bets Cole, two Oregon-based artists and friends who offer distinctive perspe
Posted by April on April 9 2016
Oil on Canvas, 40 by 60 inches. Private Commission.
Posted by April on February 23 2015
This year the 50 Works /50 Weeks / 50 Years exhibit is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Bush Barn Art Center with selected works from the Salem Art Association Permanent Collection. Paintings and Prints by notable Oregon artists include the work of Tom Hardy, Charles Heaney, Laverne Krause, Betty LaDuke, Lyle Matoush, Jack McLarty, the Runquist Brothers and April Waters. January 16 - December 23, 2015.
Posted by April on December 10 2014
Oil on canvas, 36 by 40 inches, Private Collection.
Posted by April on October 18 2014
Recipient of an Honorarium Award at the 'Oregon Artist Series, Northwest Art from the Collection of the Hallie Ford Art Museum', Salem Conference Center, Salem, Oregon, March 2014 to March 2015
Posted by April on September 11 2014
Art in Embassies Exhibition in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Posted by April on July 23 2014
Posted by April on January 7 2014
Oil on canvas, 38 by 56 inches. Commissioned work.
Posted by April on September 12 2013
Posted by April on September 5 2013
26 by 30"
Oil on Canvas
Posted by April on April 30 2013
'Rockwater, Opal Creek'
Oil on Canvas, 26 by 54 inches.
Posted by April on October 27 2012
Opal Creek Waters was commissioned for the Law office of Ryan Collier in Salem, Oregon
Oil on Canvas, 36 by 76 inches
Posted by April on September 2 2012
Opal Pool, Opal Creek Wilderness, 64 by 48 inches.
Posted by April on April 24 2012
Living Future 2012 Program
The International Living Future Institute is hosting its sixth annual unConference, Living Future 2012, on May 2nd - 4th, 2012 at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower in Portland, Oregon. Living Future is the forum for leading minds in the green building movement seeking solutions to the most daunting global issues of our time. Out-of-the-ordinary learning and networking formats provide innovative design str
Posted by April on March 23 2012
University of Portland, Buckley Center Gallery
August 21 to September 21
5000 N. Willamette Blvd, Portland, OR
Gallery Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30 am to 8 pm, Saturday 8:30 am to 4pm
Posted by April on November 24 2011
The painting, "One Water", oil on linen, 36 by 88", was recently purchased by the Oregon Percent for Art Program. It is displayed in the new Health and Wellness Center at Western Oregon University.
Posted by April on October 25 2011
Posted by April on September 26 2011
November 5-6, 2011 - The 18th Annual Sitka Art Invitational will take place in Miller Hall at the World Forestry Center in Portland, OR (near the Oregon Zoo). With an anticipated 450 pieces of art by 120 artists, this promises to be one of the most comprehensive exhibits of work by contemporary Pacific Northwest artists.
Posted by Barbara Curtin on September 2 2011
This city's biggest, boldest gallery - the tomato-red interior of the Salem Conference Center - holds a new art show that benefits this imposing space.
The Fourth Annual Mayor's Oregon Artists Series features work by 31 of the state's most respected artists. Entry was by invitation only - the most prestigious kind of show.
At Wednesday's opening gala, jurors will announce the Mayor's Grand Purchase Award winner. It will become part of the Salem Conference Center's permanent collection
Posted by Kathleen Stephenson on January 19 2011
Painter April Waters on her series of paintings called "Sheroes"
Guest host Kathleen Stephenson interviews painter April Waters about her series of paintings called "Sheroes," which is currently on exhibit through April 21st at Portland Artists Repertory Theater at 1515 SW Morrison.
"Sheroes" is an exhibit of larger than life portraits and water. The women in the portraits, Vandana Shiva, Malalai Joia, Wangari Maathai, Helen Caldicott, Amy Goodman and Maude Barlow, have all fo
Posted by Barbara Curtain on July 23 2009
By Barbara Curtain, Statesman Journal
If the 2009 Salem Art Fair & Festival reminds you more of the gardens of Giverny than Bush's Pasture Park — well, that's no coincidence. April Waters, the Salem artist commissioned to do the poster, admires impressionist painter Claude Monet. She plans to visit his studio and gardens in France this summer. Given the freedom to create art of any kind for the fair, she chose a Monet-esque study of water rather than a lit
Posted by Barbara Curtain on June 23 2009
By Barbara Curtain, Statesman Journal
If you've been a hospital patient or kept vigil for a loved one, you may know about sterile, artificially lit rooms that seem devoid of a human touch. They're a far cry from the new patient-care tower at Salem Hospital and a growing number of other medical settings that embrace "evidence-based design." Natural light, views of green spaces and the sight and sound of running water surely are more pleasant than what institu
Posted by April on April 23 2009
April 7 opening at OSU LaSells Stewart Center, Tuesday April 7, 2009 from 6:30 to 8:30. The LaSells Stewart Center is located at the corner of Western Avenue and 26th Street.
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