Gregory Bell


Lisa Wiser is a visual artist living and working in Oregon. She draws inspiration from the scenic northwest, travel adventures and reading novels to create watercolor, acrylic, and mixed media paintings. Also an avid photographer, she chronicles her visual inspirations as she records obscure landscapes, architectural details, and other intriguing painting subjects.


Pursuits in life drawing and plein air painting confirms that she prefers a direct association with her subjects while working from life both outdoors or in the studio.



“The foundation of my work is a keen interest in the concept of structure in both the natural and built environment. My primary interest is capturing landscape scenes that visually articulate my emotional response upon approaching the scene.”–Lisa Wiser


Shadows of Butte by Lisa Wiser


Her representational work is characterized by vivid color, great depth of space and attention to detail.

Lisa earned a BS Degree in Art Education from the University of Oregon and has completed graduate coursework in graphic design, art education and painting. Lisa has been invited to serve in both curatorial and juror positions for various arts organizations in the area. She has taught art from pre-school through college and adult level courses and has recently retired as a substitute art teacher for her local school district to devote more time to her painting.

Aside from painting Lisa enjoys hiking, reading, gardening, skiing, and family time with her three adult children and husband, travel and fixing things. Her favorite getaways are the forests and deserts of Central Oregon and her family’s rustic retreat on Payette Lake in McCall, Idaho.

Save the date and time.

October 7th, 5-7pm

Opening reception for SHADOWS, an exhibition, Fairweather House and Gallery.

Welcoming artist Lisa Wiser.

Introducing glitter house artist Tamara Johnson.

 “SHADOWS,  expressed through a variety of works; bold and expressive, muted and gentle, solid and soft edges, and layers of dark and light.” –Diane Copenhaver

SHADOWS will feature new artwork by Fairweather resident artists Diane Copenhaver, Gregory Bell, Whelpsy Whelp, Marga Stanley and  Neal Maine.

Featured artists will be in attendance and will offer an artist talk about their works of art.


Special guest, FLYNN, an American Kestrel, from the Wildlife Center of the North Coast. 

Take a note!

SHADOWS,  the opening reception, will be a benefit for the WCNC.

Wildlife Center of the North Coast (WCNC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Oregon corporation, that specializes in wildlife rehabilitation of resident and migratory birds, mammals and other wild creatures.

 WCNC relys on the generosity of individuals and community groups for annual funding through donations, as well as grants from foundations, both local and from around the country.



More information to follow.


Gregory Bell

Hand stenciled lath and plaster “Seaside” art by artist Gregory Bell. $295.
Custom orders with family names or destination names are available.

Doing good works:
The artist Gregory Bell has been appointed to the Cannon Beach Tourism and Arts Commission, a seven member organization, Gregory, is the only artist in the group!

Gregory Bell is a native to the Pacific Northwest. He was a student of the Oregon College of Art and Craft where he pursued studies in ceramics. He has expressed himself visually through acrylic and oil painting, ceramic sculpture and even candle making. He became a student of kiln cast glass through the Bullseye Glass Resource Center and found a new voice to his work. He is a problem-solver and enjoys the challenge of relating his point of view through glass. His work is shown locally and he has enjoyed some success in small juried shows. Additionally, he is an accomplished writer and poet and has a home-based glass studio in Vancouver, Washington.

“How, in today’s world, there is never enough time – always too much to do and therefore some things of great importance and cultural/spiritual significance get set aside and begin to fade away.”
–Gregory Bell

Represented by:
Fairweather House & Gallery, Seaside, OR
Primary Elements Gallery, Cannon Beach, OR
Bullseye Gallery in the Pearl, Portland, OR
Lawrence Galley, Sheridan, OR

And in 2014, re-posting the doing good work news about Gregory Bell:

As part of Paris in the Park Blocks Weekend, Ray Bidegain and assistant Gregory Bell recently set up a complete wet-plate photography studio and darkroom outside the Portland Art Museum. The pair created unique, hand-made 4×5-inch likeness of patrons, right on the spot. This was a fundraising event for the Museum’s Photography Council and proceeds helped purchase works for the Museum’s photography collection.

For more information, go to: artists/ Gregory Bell

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