... ... The ART Elements Gallery Team

The ART Elements Gallery Team

ART Elements Gallery Team

The ART Elements Gallery team is a unique combination of creative, artistic, and analytical thinkers. They are dedicated individuals that are happy to share with you their knowledge of our 50 different artists and what makes each piece of art unique.

Whatever your needs, you will find a warm smile to greet you, a helpful professional to answer any questions, and assistance in guiding you towards your perfect piece of art.

The Gallery team can be contacted at:
(503) 487-6141 
gallery@artelementsgallery.com




LONI PARRISH
Owner & ART Consultant
SARAH ASKIN
Manager & ART Consultant
SAMANTHA SCHROEDER
Gallery Representative
RICK LEE
Gallery Representative


LONI PARRISH

 

Loni’s passion for art started as a young girl. Loni loved to draw and spent many hours with sketchbook in hand. She was fortunate to have several opportunities to travel around the world and experience art with her mother, who encouraged her to pursue her own creativity.

After graduating with a Bachelors of Fine Art from Oregon State University, Loni created and sold her own pastel work while enjoying a career in gallery sales and management at the Lawrence Gallery at Salishan, and at the Carole Smith Gallery in Salem.

While raising her children on the family homestead, Loni began teaching art literacy in public and private schools as a volunteer. Loni believes that art saves lives and it is a basic need/right for everyone. Thus she has dedicated her life to giving opportunities for others to have access to art and culture. Places like the Chehalem Cultural Center, a center she helped start over ten years ago, as well as ART Elements Gallery, are proof to her commitment and dedication.

She now uses her creative talents to transform historical buildings into new usable spaces for unique business opportunities with a fresh contemporary look while maintaining respect for the legacy of the past. From spatial design, color palettes, furnishings, and ultimately artwork consulting, Loni can assist with any size project.

Loni’s personal collection is an eclectic mix of found treasures from her travels as well as abstract and landscape paintings.


 SARAH ASKIN

Sarah graduated from George Fox University with a degree in Fine Arts. As a student, she began working with gallery owner Loni Parrish, as an intern, and has experience in every position within the gallery since it opened in 2010.

Key strengths added to the management of the gallery include creative flair for spatial-design and displays, planning of exhibitions to keep the gallery fresh and engaging, strong but inviting communication skills with artists and clients, as well as keeping the large inventory and online presence current.

Sarah loves representing the abundantly talented local artists and seeing their work evolve as life and inspirations change… Encouraging and believing in them along the way.

Sarah’s personal collection incorporates an array of abstract, modern, and landscape paintings and watercolors, as well as woven baskets and a wide variety of ceramic work.


 SAMANTHA SCHROEDER

Samantha Schroeder joined the team of staff at the gallery in June of 2019. She graduated from George Fox University with a Bachelor's degree in Art Administration and Visual Culture along with a minor in Art History.

Devoted to the visual arts, Samantha has a passion for the art community. She aspires to provide freedom of the imagination through sources of artistic representation, meaningful discussion and creative experiences.