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Gene Gill is a master painter whose watercolors reach into the realm of fine art by virtue of their meticulous execution, emotional impact, and artistic commentary. Dedicated to concept and design, Gene takes an illustrative approach to his impressionistic paintings. He is renowned for his Portland cityscape paintings of wet days on city streets. With vibrant colors, skillful brushwork, a delightful wit, and joy for life, Gill makes an ordinary moment on the street seem extraordinary. Gill attended Portland State University, The Museum Art School (now Northwest College of Art) in Portland, and is a graduate of the prestigious Art Center School in Pasadena, California. During his career he has created more than 300 portraits. He taught at Portland State University and Museum Art School. Besides a thriving career in watercolor painting, he continues to teach, lecture and handle an occasional assignment from Portland advertising agencies. He is a member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon and a signature member of the Northwest Watercolor Society.

 

 

     
   

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