Nine Minty Green Houses In The Visual Chronicle Of Portland


A submission I recently made to The Visual Chronicle Of Portland, a city-owned collection of works on paper– prints, photographs, paintings and drawings– that focuses on artists’ views of the city’s social and urban landscapes- has been accepted, and at some point soon it will go on display.

David Chelsea is reading:
The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures
by Edward Ball

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Portland Pink

Today the cherry blossoms are out at my house, and it seems an appropriate moment to share the fruits of my latest side project. Regular readers will remember my series of minty green house photographs posted daily on Facebook. I wound up that project last November after posting one hundred images, but I didn’t stop taking pictures of houses. Instead I began began looking for houses of a different color at the request of my cousin Sophia Sherman, who lives in Washington DC and who really has a thing for pink.

David Chelsea is watching:
“Big Love- The Complete Fourth Season”

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Minty Green Houses

I’m working on a project which is hush-hush for now, but I hope to be able to tell you about it soon. In the meantime, here is a post about one of my odder side projects, an effort to to photograph all of the Minty Green Houses Of Portland before they are painted over. Minty green has been my favorite house color for a long time, but I only started taking pictures this summer, posting the images to my Facebook page at a rate of about one a day.
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