Press Release

Russo Lee Gallery is pleased to present Drink the Wild Air by Kim Osgood.  Known for her unique compositions of flora and fauna, this exhibition features monotypes as well as acrylic works on paper and panel.  Integral to Osgood’s practice is the French tradition of plein-air painting.  She often packs up her paints, brushes, and fold-up easel and hikes to open fields to paint in the open air.


Opening Reception | Thursday, October 5, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Artist Talk | Saturday, October 14, 11:00 a.m.


Kim Osgood has exhibited her work since the mid-1980s and her work has been part of exhibitions including the Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum; PICA; PCVA; Washington State University, Pullman; and Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR. She studied at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY and the Rhode Island School of Design. Her work is part of numerous collections including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA; Nordstrom Inc, in multiple states; Legacy Emanuel Hospital, Portland, OR; Meyer Memorial Trust, Portland, OR; MOMO International, New York; Oregon History Center, Portland; Portland Art Museum, OR; and the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.