Malcolm Phinney is a painter and sculptor living in Wallowa County often depicting the beautiful surroundings of his home. He and his wife Tami, own and operate the Phinney Gallery of Fine Art in Joseph, Oregon. For over two decades they have represented artists of the American Northwest, several of which are from the immediate area.
Malcolm’s experience within the arts is diverse. As a gallery owner he has promoted and encouraged other artists in their careers but also has been recognized and awarded for his own art. Additionally, he is a designer, model maker and point up artist for private and corporate commissions, including designing architectural ornamentation for the Capital Grounds in Washington, D.C. Other aspects of his diversity include judging shows, critiques, workshops and speaking at various events.
“A representational artist is very fortunate to live where the land is so diverse with mountains, canyons, deep forests and open prairies. This place is a painter’s paradise.”