Carola Penn, longtime Portland artist, dies

Paradise by Carola Penn, 2000/2009/2018, acrylic and wood, 48" x 81"

Carola Penn, a leading Pacific Northwest artist whose paintings were rooted in landscapes both political and personal, has died. She was 74. Penn, who was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, spent most of her life in Portland, where she lived quietly, dedicating her days to her work. She was laconic by nature; prolific […]