Partners Through Art
Partners Through Art

Painting

Melissa Cole

Melissa Cole

Specialty Artist

Cole was born in Oregon and raised in London, Hong Kong, and India. She graduated from Oregon State University with a degree in Zoology and spent time as a naturalist guide in Mexico. She’s written over 30 children’s natural history books and travels with her husband Brandon, who is a wildlife photographer specializing in marine […]

Grace Barnes

Grace Barnes

Resident Artist

Grace could spend hours studying the play of water, light, or the human form. She grew up in dance and majored in visual art at Whitworth University (B.A., 2011). She has had paintings on display at the Clearstory Gallery, Bryan Oliver Gallery, West Central Arts Festival, Indaba Coffee Bar, and elsewhere. Art lets both artist […]