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Michael is a Vibrant Heirloom, 2011, Watercolor and gouache, 18”x24,” Urban League of
Portland, Portland OR
Calvin is a Vibrant Heirloom, 2011, Watercolor and gouache, 18”x24,” Urban League of
Portland, Portland OR
Ms Josephine is a Vibrant Heirloom, 2011, Watercolor and gouache, 18”x24,” Urban League of
Portland, Portland OR
Jimmie is a Vibrant Heirloom, 2011, Watercolor and gouache, 18”x24,” Urban League of
Portland, Portland OR
Maxine is a Vibrant Heirloom, 2011, Watercolor and gouache, 18”x24,” Urban League of
Portland, Portland OR
Adrian is a Vibrant Heirloom, 2011, Watercolor and gouache, 18”x24,” Urban League of
Portland, Portland OR
Marie is a Vibrant Heirloom, 2011, Watercolor and gouache, 18”x24,” Urban League of
Portland, Portland OR
Ms V is a Vibrant Heirloom, 2011, Watercolor and gouache, 18”x24,” Urban League of Portland,
Portland OR
Minnie is a Vibrant Heirloom, 2011, Watercolor and gouache, 18”x24,” Urban League of
Portland, Portland OR
James Lawrence III is a Vibrant Heirloom, 2011, Watercolor and gouache, 18”x24,” Urban
League of Portland, Portland OR

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Vibrant Heirlooms, 2011, watercolor and gauche, Ten 18”x24” paintings and six sewing classes,
Urban League of Portland, Portland OR

An interactive series of ten watercolor portraits of African Americans who grew up in
Portland’s redlined communities. The portraits are submitted individually, this slide shows
the community engagement component. High school students interviewed elders during
weekly intergenerational sewing circles, created a neighborhood mural proposal called
“Where Im From,” and interns learned watercolor painting. This project was funded in part
by a grant from the Regional Arts and Culture Council.

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