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Art and art-related images from our vast collection in Portland, Oregon.
Persephoneoil on canvas 2014 Oh My Gods! series
NEREID2014Oil on Canvas18 x 24One of the fifty daughters of Nereus & Doris. Nereids were attendants to Poseidon and were helpful to sailors fighting perilous storms.
MELITTA 2014 Oil on Canvas 14 x 11 A Nymph that discovered and conceived the use of honey.
EROS 2014 Oil on Canvas 24 x 18 God of Love. With arrows of gold and lead he could wound both gods and mortals alike; golden arrows inspired love, lead caused distaste.
DEMETER 2014 Oil on Canvas 24 x 18 Goddess of Fertility / Harvest. Demeter presided over the cycle of life and death. Persephone was her daughter.
ACHILLES 2014 Oil on Canvas 24 x 18 Greek hero of the Trojan War. A demigod, Achilles had been made invulnerable by being dipped in the river Styx. The only vulnerability that remained was the heel by which he was held while the water rushed over him.
POSEIDON 2014 Oil on Canvas 24 x 18 One of the twelve Olympians, the God of the Sea, protector of all water. Poseidon was also referred to as the Earth Shaker.
HESTIA Goddess of the hearth Oh My gods series2014, oil on canvas
Fish HeadCollage - random ephemera
Baby Doll - detail 2013, oil on panelS.Playford
Detail from The Remainder- Tall Tales series- S. Playford
Coming up Pencil & charcoal on paper S. Playford