Dory Kanter is a noted
Northwest artist. A member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon since 1985, she is the
recipient of numerous awards and juried honors. Dory lives with her
husband in Portland; they spend part of each year at their home in
Mirabel-aux-Baronnies in Provence, France.
A graduate of Reed College, Dory has
traveled extensively throughout the world. Since 1995 she has conducted painting tours
and workshops in Mexico, Provence, Corsica, Italy, China, Greece and Turkey. Her work
is found in many private and corporate collections throughout the United States and
Dory is well known throughout the Northwest for her inspiring painting and
journaling workshops. In A Note from the Author, she
describes her creative philosophy. Go to the Galleries for a
virtual tour of her work.
Dory's book about keeping a visual journal,
Art Escapes, was
published in 2003 by North Light Books. About the Book shows
demonstrations and ideas for taking an "art escape" today, as well as
information on how to purchase her book. Dory's other publications
include the children's book, The Bear and the Blackberry, and
magazine articles, as well as several CD-ROMs.
Dory created an
arts curriculum for the U.S. Department of Education, a continuation
of her curricular work for the Portland Public Schools. She
demonstrates several of the projects in online
Contact Dory directly by
e-mail with your questions and comments.