Psychedelic Paintings Turn Portland’s Landscapes Into Enchanted Forests

Emma Taggart, My Modern Met, February 10, 2019

Walton’s painted worlds are like something from another realm, where recognizable motifs from the Pacific Northwest have been given a surreal twist. Many paintings give viewers a kind of x-ray vision that penetrates the forest soil to reveal twisted plant roots and scurrying insects. Wild sprawling plant life is painted in vibrant neon hues and mountains are adorned in colorful patterns..