Mark Humpal

Mark Humpal is the owner and director of Mark Humpal Fine Art, specializing in Oregon artwork spanning the period of the mid-1800s to 1970.  He is also an independent art reseacher with a special focus on early 20th century Oregon Impressionism.  He received his BA is Social Science from Marylhurst University and an MA in Counseling Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute.  He is currently writing a monograph on Oregon and California artist Ray Strong.

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  • Frederic Littman (1907-1979)

    Frederic Littman may have single-handedly revived the fine art of sculpture in Oregon. During the thirty years before his arrival in Portland in 1941, few active sculptors were working in the state. Through four decades of extensive public and private art commissions, teaching activities, and exhibitions, Littman left a towering …

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  • Martina Gangle Curl (1906 - 1994)

    Martina Gangle Curl was a painter, printmaker, and woodcarver who created figuratively based works in an emerging Northwest modernist style. A long-time dedicated labor and social activist, she often used her art to express her political beliefs. Born near Woodland, Washington, in December 1906, Martina Gangle began work as a …

    Oregon Encyclopedia