It’s the Fourth of July, a good day to reflect on how tenuous our democracy is, under siege by corporate interests and ideological zealots. I hope the dream that launched our Independence continues to bear fruit in the Real World.
William E. Elston is a professional artist and teacher living in the Pacific Northwest. He has exhibited for over 40 years, and has works in numerous public and private collections, both in the region and internationally. He is best known for urban and rural landscape images. He is also a founding member of the Northwest Figurative Artists' Alliance.
Aside from teaching painting, Mr. Elston also teaches karate, and has yondan rank in the World Seido Karate Organization.