The Herald of Everett, Washington
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up | Manage  Green editions icon Green editions

Calendar


HeraldNet Headlines
HeraldNet Newsletter Delivered to your inbox each week.
Published: Monday, June 25, 2012, 9:19 p.m.

Gregoire poses for official portrait

OLYMPIA -- As she heads into her final months as governor of Washington state, Gov. Chris Gregoire is preparing for her official portrait that will hang alongside other former governors in the state Capitol.
Gregoire had a second photo shoot on Monday with Sammamish artist Michele Rushworth, who is painting the portrait that will be unveiled later this year. She did an initial photo shoot in April. On Monday, Rushworth shot photos of the two-term governor standing at her desk in her office, as well as with a stand of 22 coins to signify Gregoire as the state's 22nd governor. Gregoire leaves office in January.
Rushworth also painted the official portrait of former Gov. Gary Locke, who is now the U.S. ambassador to China. The cost of the portrait is $18,000. Gregoire's office said that it will be paid for with money set aside for the transition team for new governor elected in November.
Story tags » Governor

Share your comments: Log in using your HeraldNet account or your Facebook, Twitter or Disqus profile. Comments that violate the rules are subject to removal. Please see our terms of use. Please note that you must verify your email address for your comments to appear.

You are logged in using your HeraldNet ID. Click here to update your profile. | Log out.

Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.

comments powered by Disqus
digital subscription promo

Subscribe now

Unlimited digital access starting at 99 cents, or included with any print subscription.

loading...

HeraldNet highlights

Looking for a friend?
Looking for a friend?: Animals up for adoption at the Everett shelter (7 new photos)
A haircut for a dollar?
A haircut for a dollar?: At Everett barber school, it'll only cost you a hair
What's your number?
What's your number?: Find out what your Seahawks jersey says about you
Cooking for kickoff
Cooking for kickoff: Football-themed recipes for your Super Bowl crowd
SnoCoSocial