BORN

1949 Medford, Oregon

EDUCATION

1975 B.F.A. Sculpture—Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2002 Flower Paintings, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR
2000
Oregon Icons, Froelick Adelhart Gallery, Portland, OR
1999
Prints and Pastels, Sunbird Gallery, Bend, OR
1998
Recent Pastel Drawings, Froelick Adelhart Gallery, Portland, OR

Northwest Observations and Allegories, 1980-1998, The Art Gym—Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR (catalogue)

1996 Fish Tales and Other Stories, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA
1995
Flickering Heart and Other Works, Froelick Adelhart Gallery, Portland, OR 1994 Wildlife, Skagit Valley College, Foundation Gallery, Mount Vernon, WA

Multiple Images, Clackamas Community College—Pauling Gallery, Oregon City, OR 1993 Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland, OR

Art in the Governor's Office, State Capitol Building, Salem, OR
1991
Big Fish Eats Little Fish and Other Tales, Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland, OR 1990 Lane Community College—Art Department Gallery, Eugene, OR
1989
Recent Works, Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland, OR

Northwest Viewpoints: Dennis Cunningham, Portland Art Museum, OR, Curator: John Weber (catalogue)

1988 Catlin Gable School—Cabel Center, Portland, OR
1987 Clackamas Community College—Pauling Gallery, Oregon City, OR 1985 Marylhurst University—Mayer Gallery, Marylhurst, OR

Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR
1984 Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR Empire Gallery, Pendleton, OR

1983 Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR

1982 Eastern Oregon State College, LaGrande, OR 1981 Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR
1980 Pearl Wright Gallery, Manning, OR

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2001 Visual Chronically of Portland: 1986, Clackamas Community College, Clackamas, OR
Visual Chronically of Portland: 1999-2001, Portland Community College—Northview Gallery, OR East Meets West, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

Northwest Visions: Recent Acquisitions, Key Tower Building Gallery, Seattle, WA
Portland Artists: Past and Present, Berbati's Pan, Portland, OR, in honor of Jack McLarty

2000 Northwest Print Invitational, Part II: Oregon, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA (w)Hole, L&B Viewing Room, Portland, OR
Winter Group Exhibit, Froelick Adelhart Gallery, Portland, OR
Printwork, Froelick Adelhart Gallery, Portland, OR

1999 Newport Biennial, Newport Visual Arts Center, OR, Curator: Kristy Edmunds (catalogue) Beauty in the Beast, Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, WA, Curator: Lee Musgrave Lucia Douglas Gallery, Bellingham, Washington
Plant Forms, Froelick Adelhart Gallery, Portland, OR

Confluence: Art and the Trout Fly, University of Idaho—Pritchard Art Gallery, Moscow, ID traveling: Lewis-Clark State College—Center for the Arts and History, Lewiston, ID; Copper Village Museum, Anaconda, MT; and Custer County Art Center, Miles City, MT

Confluence: Art and the Trout Fly, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, CO (catalogue)

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1998 Paper, Froelick Adelhart Gallery, Portland, OR
Springs Eternal: Artists’ Reflections, Seafirst Gallery, Seattle, WA, Curator: Barbra Brady

1997 1997 Drawing Invitational, Western Oregon State College—Campbell Hall Gallery, Monmouth 1996 An Exhibition of Illustrations by Peggy Biskar, Dennis Cunningham, Max Grover, Fredrick

Spillman, Catlin Gabel School—Cabal Center Foyer, Portland, OR
1995
Carved and Incised: Contemporary Block Prints, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA

Fifteen Years, Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland, OR
1994
Natural Voices: Dennis Cunningham, Lucinda Parker, R. Keaney Rathbun, and Christy Wyckoff,

Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR, Curator: Mary Priester (catalogue)

traveling: Coos Bay Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR; and Bush Barn Art Center, Salem, OR Public Encounters, Bush Barn Art Center, Salem, OR
New Work by Gallery Artists, Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland, OR

1993 Cunningham/Storrs, Salishan Lodge, Gleneden Beach, OR
West Coast Edition Printmakers Invitational, Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA,

Curator: Barbara Galuszka Parsons
The Art of Microsoft, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Northwest Prints 1993, Santa Rosa Junior College Art Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA, Curators: Kevin

Fletcher and Thomas Prochaska
Reflective Environments, Bush Barn Art Center, Salem, OR

1992 Spirit of the West: A Celebration of the Arts, West One Bank, Curator: Kristin Poole, traveling The Corrections Print Project: Prints by 20 Oregon Artists, Maveety Gallery, Salishan, OR

1991 Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Northwest Focus: Incisive Expressions, Washington State University Museum of Art, Pullman,

Curator: Patricia Watkinson,
The Art of the Print, Rembrandt to Warhol: Acquisitions from the Gordon Gilkey Curatorial Years,

Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
1990
Ambitious New Work, Marylhurst University, The Art Gym, Marylhurst, OR

Artquake, Portland, OR, Juror: Peter Plagens
1989
Roll-On Columbia, Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, WA (brochure)

Artists in Residence Retrospective, Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, OR Northwest Print Council, Lower Columbia College, Longview, WA
Northwest Printmakers, Chicago Center for the Print, Chicago, IL
Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

First Impressions: Northwest Monotypes, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA (catalogue) Field and Stream, University of Idaho, Moscow, traveling to Boise Art Museum, ID First Annual Northwest Print Competition, Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR (brochure) Tenth Anniversary Founders Show, Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR

Northwest Print Council Show, Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland, OR
Jamison/Thomas Gallery, New York, NY

Artquake, Portland, OR

1988 20 Oregon Printmakers, Baden-Wuerttemburg, West Germany Artquake, Portland, OR

Exhibition of Northwest Printmakers, Northwest Print Council, Argentina
40 Oregon Printmakers, Image Gallery, Portland, OR (catalogue)
Northwest Viewpoints, Pacific Northwest College of Art—Wentz Gallery, Portland, OR Artists of Clinton Street Quarterly, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
Salishan Lodge, Gleneden, OR
Northwest Print Council, Cannon Beach, OR

1987 Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR

Salem Art Association, A.N. Bush Gallery, Salem, OR Rathbun Gallery, Portland, OR

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SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS, continued

1986 Northwest Prints, Catlin Gabel School, Cabel Center, Portland, OR
Spokane Community College, Spokane, WA

The Visual Chronicle of Portland, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR
Oregon Prints, Northwest Print Council, Portland, OR, traveling to Vancouver, BC, Canada New Zone Gallery, Eugene, OR
All Oregon Exhibition, Salem Art Association, Salem, OR

1985 Western States Print Invitational, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Artists and Athletes, Clark Community College, Index Gallery, Vancouver, WA Pacific Northwest College of Art—Wentz Gallery, Portland, OR
Northwest Printmakers, Peking, China, Curator: Northwest Print Council Northwest Juried Art, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA
Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Pat Lilly Gallery—FFF Center, West Yellowstone, MT
Institute for Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK

1984 Sapporo/Portland Print Exhibition, Sapporo, Japan
Northwest Print Council Traveling Exhibition, Australia
AAC/VAA Center, Anchorage, AK

Fish: A National Juried Exhibition, Kalispell, MT
Spokane Art Museum, Spokane, WA (traveling exhibition)

75th Anniversary Exhibition, Portland Art Museum and Portland Center for the Visual Arts, OR

1983 Portland Art Museum/Northwest Print Council, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR Oregon Printmakers Annual, Gresham, OR
Fine Arts Center, Tempe, AZ
Linfield College, McMinnville, OR

Annual Juried Exhibition, Sunriver, OR

Northwest Print Council—Los Angeles Public Schools, Los Angeles, CA 1982 Portland Art Museum—Northwest Print Council, Portland, OR

Oregon Printmakers Annual, Gresham, OR
Portland Community College—Northview Gallery, Portland, OR Lane Community College, Eugene, OR
Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR
Oranges/Sardines Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1981 A.I.A. Gallery, Portland, OR
Eastern Oregon State College, LaGrande, OR

Artquake, Portland, OR
All Oregon Exhibition, Salem Art Association, Salem, OR
Willamette Valley Juried Exhibition, Corvallis Art Center, Corvallis, OR

1980 Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR

1979 Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, OR Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR

1975 Paperworks II Exhibition, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

RECENT BENEFITS

2002 Explore Oregon, Oregon Trout, Portland, OR
Cows for Kids, Pioneer Place, Portland, OR, benefit for New Avenues for Youth and Trillium

Family Services, Sponsor: Bullivant Houser Bailey, PC 2001 What Oregon Is, Oregon Trout, Portland, OR
2000 Oregon Trout Annual Auction, Portland, OR
1999 Museum at Warm Springs, Warm Springs, OR

Oregon Trout, Portland, OR
1998 Breast Cancer Fund, Portland, OR

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AWARDS

1992 Individual Artist Fellowship, Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, OR 1991 Oregon Printmakers Project, Oregon Arts Commission, Portland, OR

Award for Design Cooperation—Central Square Modernization, Boston Society of Architects, MA 1988 WESTAF/NEA Fellowship in Printmaking
1983 Wirsche Custom Photo Lab Award, Portland, OR
1976
Studio Award/Artist in Residence, Contemporary Crafts Association, Portland, OR

CORPORATE AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Central Square Station, Cambridge, MA
City of Lake Oswego, Public Library, OR

City of Portland—Multnomah County Portable Works City of Portland, Oregon—The Visual Chronicle
City of Seattle, WA—Northwest Visions Collection
City of Seattle, WA—Portable Works Collection Colorado Council for Arts and Humanities, Boulder, CO Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, CA
Federal Reserve Bank of S.F., Portland, OR
Fidelity Investments, Tualatin, OR
Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA
Gilkey Center for the Graphic Arts, Portland, OR Gonzaga University, Spokane WA
Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Salem, OR
Heathman Lodge, Vancouver, WA
Holladay Park Memorial Hospital, Portland, OR
Kaiser Permanente Collection, Portland, OR
Lewis & Clark College—Watzek Library, Portland, OR

COMMISSIONS

Mentor Graphics Corporation, Portland, OR Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Forest Grove, OR Oak Harbor School District, Whidbey, WA
Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, OR
Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR Oregon State University—Valley Library, Corvallis Pacificorp, Portland, OR

Portland Art Museum, OR—Permanent Collection Redmond Junior High School, Redmond, WA Saint Vincent's Hospital, Portland, OR
Security Pacific Bank, Portland, OR

Soaplake High School, Soaplake, WA
State of Oregon—State Library, Salem, OR
US National Bank, Portland, OR
University of Oregon, Knight Library, Eugene, OR Warm Springs Museum, Warm Springs, OR West One Bank, Boise, ID

2001 Tanner Creek Restoration Project—Noise Abatement Mural, commissioned by Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR, for an inter-city microtunnel project site

Seattle Arts Commission, Seattle, WA, Salmon in the City image for Puget Sound area art events 2000 The Library of The State of Oregon, Salem, Oregon
1997
Lewis and Clark College, Watzek Library, Portland, OR, etched panels
1996
U.S. Forest Service—Wind River Ranger District, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, WA, U.S.F.S.

plaques and interpretive panels
1994
Gresham City Hall, Gresham, Oregon (collaboration)
1992
Print Commission—Oregon Corrections Division, Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, OR 1988 Oregon Convention Center Project, Oregon Arts Commission, Portland, Oregon, plaques

12th Annual Governor’s Arts Awards, Salem, OR, printed Sauvie’s Island edition for the awards 1986 Arts on the Line: Central Square Modernization Project, Massachusetts Transit Authority,

Cambridge, MA
1985
Art in Public Places Project, Metropolitan Arts Commission, Portland, Oregon 1982 Art in Public Places Project, Metropolitan Arts Commission, Portland, Oregon 1977 Art in Public Places Project,Metropolitan Arts Commission, Portland, Oregon

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

2001 Artist Member, Northwest Print Council, Portland, OR, since 1982 1979 Founding Member, Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1986-2001 InstructorofArtandB.F.A.ThesisCoordinator,MarylhurstUniversity,Marylhurst,OR 1986-1991 InstructorofPrintmaking,PacificNorthwestCollegeofArt,Portland,OR
1976-1979 InstructorofArt,PortlandCommunityCollege—CommunityExtensions,Portland,OR 1972-1973 InstructorofChildren's'ArtClasses,ValleyArtAssociation,ForestGrove,OR

RECENT WORKSHOPS

2001 Printmaking Workshop, Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR, Sponsored by Oregon Arts Educators Association for public High School Teachers

Professional Development Workshops for Artists, Metro Regional Center, Portland, OR, Sponsor: Regional Arts and Culture Council

BOOKS
1999 Portland Lights: A Poetry Anthology, Nine Lights Press, Portland, Oregon, illustrated by

Dennis Cunningham and Anne Warnock
1997
Contemporary Printmaking in the Northwest, Lois Allan, Craftsman House, Australia, pp 38-41 1995 Contemporary Art In The Northwest, Lois Allan, Craftsman House, Australia, pp 64-67

The Empty Creel, written by Geraldine Pope, illustrated by Dennis Cunningham
1989
Visual Chronicle of Portland: Volume One, Acquisitions 1985-1989, Henk Pender,

Metropolitan Arts Commission, Portland, OR, pp 50-51

CATALOGUES
2002 George Johansson: Artist's Portraits, Portland Art Museum, OR, Essay: Prudence Roberts 1999 Confluence: Art and the Trout Fly, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, CO (cover image)

Newport Biennial, Oregon Coast Council for the Arts—Newport Visual Arts Center, Newport, OR, p 2, Essay: Kristy Edmunds

1998 Northwest Observations and Allegories: 1980-1998, The Art Gym—Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR, Essay: Lois Allan

Springs Eternal: Artists Reflections, Seafirst Gallery—Columbia Seafirst Center, Seattle, WA, Essay: Barbara Brady

1994 Natural Voices, Press-22, Portland, Oregon, Essay: Lois Allan
1993
Northwest Prints 1993, Northwest Print Council, Portland, OR, Essay: Kevin Fletcher and

Thomas Prochaska
1989
Northwest Viewpoints: Dennis Cunningham, Fish Tales, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR,

Essay: John Weber
First Impressions: Northwest Monotypes, The PONCHO Series, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle,

WA, Essay: Vicki Halper

PERIODICALS

2001 World Report: Portland—Crossing Boundaries: East West Symposium in Print Art, Hidekki Kimura, Hanga Geijutsu, Tokyo, Japan, #114, Winter, pp 132-133

Art Saves Lives! (Sort Of): On PICA's Visual Arts Flank, Steffen Silvas, Willamette Week, Portland, OR, 26 December, p 26

The City's Art Collection Your Art Collection, Seattle Arts, Seattle, WA, Spring, vol 24, #1, p 5 2000 Dennis Cunningham at Froelick Adelhart, Tracy Smith, Art in America, New York, NY,

November, pp 175-176
Confluence Seen From Japan, Tamonori Higashi, and Confluence Art of the Trout Fly, Ken

Iwamasa, Tight Loop, Japan, volume 6
1999
Regional, Yet Universal, H. Bruce Miller, Cascade A&E, Bend, OR, September, p 8
1998
Reviews, Washington: Springs Eternal, Frances DeVuono, Artweek, San Jose, CA, March, p 34

Coated Images, Kate Bonansinga, Willamette Week, Portland, OR, 13 May, p 65
An Arts Insiders’ Guide to Portland, Oregon Arts Commission for the National Assembly of

State Arts Agencies, Salem, OR, November, cover

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PERIODICALS, continued
1996 Roundups, Jean Hutton, Reflex, Seattle, WA, February

On View: Portland Oregon, Janet Cavallero, New Art Examiner, Chicago, IL, March, pp 32-33

Positive Moves, Maggi White, Ourtown, Portland, OR, 2 October, p 15
1994
Vox Humana: Natural Voices at Schneider Museum, Merraton, artsoregon, January, pp 38-39

Portland Downtowner, Portland, OR, 7 February, vol 21, #19, p 2 (illustration)
1993
Natural Acts: Reflective Environments at Bush Barn Art Center, Lois Allan, Artweek, Los

Angeles, CA, 8 April, p 27
Art Notes: Dennis Cunningham at Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Kevin Francis, Willamette Week,

Portland, OR, 4 November, p 46
Oregon Trout: Annual Report 1993, Portland, OR, cover and illustrations

1992 Grounded in Oregon: Nature and Culture as the Local Ethnology in Portland, Lois Allan, Visions Art Quarterly, Los Angeles, CA, Fall, pp 30-32

Individual Artist Fellowship Winners, OAC News, Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, OR, Spring Coherence and Accessibility, Gregg Morris, Reflex, Seattle, WA, March/April
Art in the Governor's Office, 
OAC News, Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, OR, Winter, p 8

1991 Dennis Cunningham at Jamison/Thomas Gallery (Portland) Jean Hutton, Reflex, Seattle, WA, November/December, vol 5, #6

WW ArtChoice, Gregg Morris, Willamette Week, Portland, OR, 5 September
Exhibitions of Note: Jamison Thomas Gallery, Lois Allan, The Downtowner, Portland, OR,

2 September, p 13
Stream, Jane Ann Lehr, Northwest Art & Artists, Corvallis, OR, November/December, p 2

1990 Reel-Life Stories, Renardo Barden, Northwest Magazine, Portland, OR, 28 January, pp 8-10 ZYZZYVA, San Francisco, CA, vol IV, #4
The Plaque Project at the Oregon Convention Center, Lois Allan, OAC News, Oregon Arts

Commission, Salem, OR, Fall, pp 8-10
1989
The Joys of Fishing, Lois Allan, Artweek, Oakland, CA, 20 May, p 4

RoundUps, Reflex, Seattle, WA, May
Roll On, Columbia: Historic and Contemporary Landscapes of the Columbia River Gorge,

Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, WA
1988
Printmaker Receives Coveted Fellowship, Ann Fichtner, Downtowner, Portland, OR, 3 October

Artist Receives Award, Marylhurst Mirror, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR, Fall First Annual Northwest Print Competition, Art Letter, Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR,

June/July/August, p 2
1986
First Impressions: Northwest Monotypes, ARTS, Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, OR,

June, p 21 and cover
Back to the Future, Renardo Barden, Willamette Week, Portland, OR, 9 October, pp 22-23 Rants & Raves: Mud Packed, Doug Marx, Willamette Week, Portland, OR, 6 November Flyfisher, West Yellowstone, MT, Summer

1985 WW Choice, Angie Jabine, Willamette Week, Portland, OR, 26 December p 28 Metro Magazine, Portland, OR, September
Image Magazine, Portland, OR, Spring
Northwest Energy News, Portland, OR, October/November, vol 4, #5, cover

1983 Arts Choice, Dennis Grunes, The Downtowner, Portland, OR, 10 October 1979 Artweek, Los Angeles, CA, 8 May

ARTICLES

2001 The Buzz That Was: October 13, The Oregonian, Portland, OR, 28 December, A&E, pp 6-10 The Frame Game: "East Meets West" at Froelick Gallery, Stan Hall, The Oregonian, Portland,

14 October, F10
Print City: Froelick Gallery, Bob Hicks, The Oregonian, Portland, OR, 9 October, p E1 Mural on the Move, Kathryn Scott Osler, The Oregonian, Portland, OR, 2 May, p B1

1999 Art and the Trout Fly, Murf Raquet, Daily News, Moscow, ID, July
Beasts Corralled for Maryhill Exhibit, The Enterprise, White Salmon, WA, 25 February

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ARTICLES, continued

1998 Reel Life, Randy Gragg, The Oregonian, Portland, OR, 5 April, pp G1, G6
Building a Mystery: Enlightened Everyman, D.K. Row, The Oregonian, Portland, OR, 22 May,

A&E, p 62
The Wonders of Water, Robin Updike, The Seattle Times, Seattle, WA, 8 January

1996 Gone Fishing, Ann Friedman, The Bellingham Herald, Bellingham, WA, 17 September 1995 Dennis Cunningham Blends NW Symbols in a New Medium, Megan McMorran,

The Oregonian, Portland, OR, 15 December, p 18
Carving a Niche, Ann Friedman, The Bellingham Herald, Bellingham, WA, 11 August, pp C1-C2 A Flawed but Welcome Look at Northwest Art, Randy Gragg, The Oregonian, Portland, OR,

22 October, E1-E4
Goodbye to the Great, Good Gallery, Barry Johnson, The Oregonian, Portland, OR, D1-D2

1993 Artist Takes Bold Steps to Test New Waters, Randy Gragg, The Oregonian, Portland, OR, 5 November, p 28

Belluschi at the Drawing Board: Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Randy Gragg, The Oregonian, Portland, OR, 3 November

Right as Rain, Kevin Miller, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, 5 May, F1-F4 (illustration) 1991 Hooking The Viewer, Randy Gragg, The Oregonian, Portland, OR, 13 September, p 22

Openers: Thursday, The Oregonian, Portland, OR, 30 August, p 3
1989
Seattle Art Museum Exhibit Salutes Northwest Monotype Artists, Regina Hackett, Seattle Post-

Intelligencer, Seattle, WA, 24 August, C8
Art Center to Display 42 Prints, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, 23 June, D1
A Vision For Portland’s East Side, Merry MacKinnon, Woodstock Independent News, Portland,

OR, March, pp 19-20
1987
Portland Artists Fashion Unusual Ceramic Subway Designs, Barry Johnson, The Oregonian,

Portland, OR, 11 June
1986
Visual Chronicle of Portland Stresses City Life the Way it Was, Alan Hayakawa, The Oregonian,

Portland, OR, 3 October, p 24I'm