BIOGRAPHY

Janessa Bork is a freelance illustrator based in PDX. Her work is inspired by the beauty of nature and her passion for the outdoors. Within her work you will find majestic nostalgia, vibrant colors, and a combination of wild and organic forms. Snowboarding is in her roots and the mountains fuse her never ending pursuit of adventure and creative habit. Janessa's work inspires the impact of natural environment amongst our modern world.

Her experience and skills within image based branding includes typography, identity design, package design, advertising and marketing, pattern, print, mural painting, hand-painted sign work, apparel graphics, and wild ideas. She has shown her fine art throughout the west coast. Some happy clients include GNU, Nikita, L2R Snowboards, Bishops Barbershop, Home Grown Apothecary and SFNY Pizza.

She is a 2011 graduate of Pacific Northwest College of Art. Her growing years were spent between Madison Valley Montana and Deschutes County Oregon. 

Exhibitions & Publications: 

Evo "Elemental Threat" group exhibition: PDX 2017

See See Moto and Coffee "In your Dreams" exhibition: PDX 2016

Rip City Skate & Snow Sign Painting: PDX 2015

Home Grown Apothecary Mural: PDX 2014

Broken Board Art Auction: Bend, OR 2014

Mural Painting: Home Grown Apothecary: PDX 2014

Widmer Big Chill/Snow Days Art Auction: PDX 2013

Goonies Never Say Die: Art Auction Nemo Design: PDX 2013

Featured Artist: No Bones For Half Tones, Design Week: PDX 2013

Dirksen Derby Art Auction: Bend, OR 2012

Mural Painting: Bishops Barbershop: Mississippi St. PDX 2012

Solo Artshow: Velvet Lounge: Bend, OR Feb. 2012

Mural Painting: Bishops Barbershop: Gresham, OR 2011

 Chosen Student Artist: PNCA Holiday Art Sale Postcard: PDX 2011

Senior Group Show: PNCA Thesis Exhibition: PDX 2011

"Eye Shadow Motif" Illustration: PNCA Illustration Juried Show: PDX 2010

Aurora" Borealis" Painting: PNCA BFA Juried Exhibition: PDX 2010

Illustration: PNCA Holiday Art Sale Poster: PDX 2009

Artwork feature: PNCA Centennial Poster,100 years of design: PDX 2009

Cover Illustration: The Source weekly-Issue 20: Bend, OR 2007