Partners Through Art
Partners Through Art

Visual Art

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 […]

Ildikó Kalapács

Ildikó Kalapács

Resident Artist

Diversity is the basis of Ildikó’s art. Her work is greatly influenced by the cultures of the American Northwest and Eastern Europe. She came to the US in 1987 after studying visual art and dance in Hungary. She continued her visual arts studies at Eastern Washington University. Over the years, her work has exhibited in […]