Paul Gentry is a printmaker, painter, and mixed media artist whose focus is depicting the rural landscape that surrounds his home and studio in Independence, Oregon. Since 2001 he has specialized in wood engraving, a form of relief printmaking known for its technical precision and demanding technique. When he's not making prints, he devotes time to painting in acrylic and watercolor, as well as working in other mediums, including assemblage and hand-built ceramics.
In addition to his involvement with the River Gallery, Paul is represented in Portland by Print Arts Northwest and the Portland Art Museum Rental/Sales Gallery and in Seattle, by Fine Impressions Gallery. He has exhibited extensively, including the national Small Works Exhibition at Washington Printmakers Gallery in Washington D.C. and the Portland/Nicosia International Print Exhibition at Opus 39 Gallery in Nicosia, Cyprus. Gentry is a member of the Northwest Print Council and the Wood Engravers Network. Visit his website at: