Iowa native Hope Carter Meado(w)s and family landed in Eugene, OR, 1971. With a business degree, she and three others formed an energy consulting corporation focusing on commercial and light-industrial energy audits in Eugene-Springfield.
For nine years, Hope was an insurance agent with her office located in Springfield.
Art education began at Central Oregon Community College, Bend, with Pat Porter and Judy Hoiness, 2004, followed by “Art in the Mountains” with Lian Zhen, an internationally-known artist specializing in
Chinese and American-style watercolors; additional 2 years with Mark Allison, Linn-Benton CC, and workshops with Mark, Bill Shumway and Annette Orrock, Corvallis, and LaVonne Tarbox-Crone, Eugene.
Hope is juried member of Corvallis Art Guild and Watercolor Society of Oregon, and exhibits extensively throughout mid-Willamette Valley.