Clark James Mishler
The Three Minute Portrait.
Started on the first day of January, 2010, I have produced at least one portrait each day since. The average time for each portrait is 3 minutes. Here are the results.

“Portrait Project” Video!!

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 27th, 2016

Yupik elder, Olinka K. Nicolai, at her home in the Yup'ik village of Kwethluk, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

Here is a link to a sneak preview of a series of videos to be combined into a half-hour presentation on KSKA, Public Television, November 13, 2016 featuring, among other subjects, my Portrait a Day project:  http://frontierscientists.com/  As this is still in production, please let me know what you think and if you have suggestions.  Thanks!  -Clark

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 26th, 2016

Maria waters the plants outside the Ace Hardware store on a 100 degree day in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

3:45 PM, Monday, September 26, 2016.  Maria waters the plants outside the Ace Hardware store on a 100 degree day in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 26th, 2016

Pyrography artist Amy Boulant and her daughters, Scarlett (13) and Tallulah (6) water a neighbor's garden. (Clark James Mishler)

5:45 PM, Sunday, September 25, 2016.  Pyrography artist Amy Boulant and her daughters, Scarlett (13) and Tallulah (6) have volunteered to water a neighbor’s garden.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 24th, 2016

Lucio Ortez arranges white grapes at the Rojas Family Farm booth at the Calistoga Saturday Market. (Clark James Mishler)

11:45 AM, Saturday, September 24, 2016.  Lucio Ortez edits white grapes at the Rojas Family Farm booth at the Calistoga Saturday Market.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 24th, 2016

"Jos had the day off from school...we decided it was the perfect day to put the top down and drive to Calistoga."   -Santa Rosa resident David Tribbey with his Daughter, Joslyn, in downtown Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

2 PM, Friday, September 23, 2016.  “Jos had the day off from school…we decided it was the perfect day to put the top down and drive to Calistoga.” -Santa Rosa resident David Tribbey with his Daughter, Joslyn, in downtown Calistoga

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 24th, 2016

I found my six year old neighbor, Bradly, in a tree in his front yard. (Clark James Mishler)

6:45 PM, Thursday, September 22, 2016.  I found my six year old neighbor, Bradly, in a tree in his front yard.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 24th, 2016

After securing a downed line, Calistoga Fire Chief Joe Russo with firefighters, Blake McCormick and Jaime Orozco, wait for the PG&E to arrive. (Clark James Mishler)

6:15 PM, Wednesday, September 21, 2016.  After securing a downed line on a gusty day in Calistoga, Fire Chief Joe Russo with firefighters, Blake McCormick and Jaime Orozco, wait for PG&E to arrive.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 24th, 2016

Chemistry and biology teacher Kyle Collins with his four year old son, Sage, at the Apple Store at Santa Rosa Mall, Santa Rosa, CA  "What would I do if I could do anything?...I would reverse global warming." (Clark James Mishler)

6:15 PM, Tuesday September 20, 2016.  “What would I do if I could do anything?…I would reverse global warming.”  -Chemistry and biology teacher Kyle Collins waits for service with his four year old son, Sage, at the Apple Store at Santa Rosa Mall, Santa Rosa.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 24th, 2016

"The paint on my car is flaking off...I can't decide to paint it or to swallow my pride and drive it until it quits."  MaryAnn Rulli, in front of her home in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

6:15 PM, Monday, September 19, 2016.  “The paint on my car is flaking off…I can’t decide to paint it or to swallow my pride and drive it until it quits.”  -MaryAnn Rulli, in front of her home in Calistoga

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 24th, 2016

Mitzi Mishler with her dog Molly at sunset near the start of the Oak Hill Trail in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

7 PM, Sunday, September 18, 2016.  Mitzi Mishler with her dog Molly at sunset near the start of the Oak Hill Trail in Calistoga.  (Yes, I know, but the rules suggest I can publish a portrait of my wife once a year.  Still, it is a good portrait, don’t you think?)

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 24th, 2016

Calistoga barber Sarah Schaefer with her 2 year old Pomeranian, June, at the Calistoga Saturday Market (Clark James Mishler)

11:30 AM, Saturday, September 17, 2016.  Calistoga barber Sarah Schaefer pauses with her 2 year old Pomeranian, June, at the Calistoga Saturday Market.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 24th, 2016

Luis Robledo clears vegetation in front of his home on Cedar Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

11 AM, Saturday September 17, 2016.  Luis Robledo clears vegetation in front of his home on Cedar Street in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 24th, 2016

Nanci M. Smith on her porch of her home on Cedar Street in Calistoga.  "A branch from one of my 300 year old trees fell in July and took out the corner of my porch...I went into the house for a drink of water and it saved my life." (Clark James Mishler)

7 PM, Friday, September 16, 2016.  “A branch from one of my 300 year old trees fell in July and took out the corner of my porch…I went into the house for a drink of water and it saved my life.”  -Nanci M. Smith on her porch of her home on Cedar Street in Calistoga

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 24th, 2016

"I would like to be a photographer."  -Fourteen year old Enrique Torres near his home in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

6 PM, Thursday, September 15, 2016.  “If I could be anything…I would want to be a photographer.”  -Fourteen year old Enrique Torres near his home in Calistoga

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 24th, 2016

Maria Hernandez and her daughter, Aly, in front of their home in Calistoga  "I want to see more affordable housing in Calistoga...especially for seniors like my mom."  -Aly Hdrnandez (Clark James Mishler)

6:15 PM, Wednesday, September 14, 2016.  “If I could have anything…I would like to see more affordable housing in Calistoga…especially for seniors like my mom.” -Aly Hdrnandez with her mother Maria in front of their home in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 24th, 2016

Senior Recreation Leader Emily Gouveia and Recreation Coordinator Megan McCaffrey oversee youth soccer practices at Logvy Community Park in Calistoga.  "We grew up in Calistoga and we would love to live nere but its just too expensive...so, we live in Napa. (Clark James Mishler)

6:15 PM, Tuesday, September 13, 2016.  Senior Recreation Leader Emily Gouveia and Recreation Coordinator Megan McCaffrey oversee youth soccer practices at Logvy Community Park in Calistoga. “We grew up in Calistoga and we would love to live here but its just too expensive…so, we live in Napa.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 24th, 2016

Warming Trends fireplace installer, Andre "Mad Max" LeComple after installing a gas fireplace on School Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

3:30 PM, Monday, September 12, 2016.  Warming Trends fireplace installer, Andre “Mad Max” LeComple after installing a gas fireplace on School Street in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 24th, 2016

Susan Baxter (far right) and friends toast at the start of annual Harvest Table celebration on Lincoln Avenue in downtown Calistoga, CA (Clark James Mishler)

6:15 PM, Sunday, September 11, 2016.  Susan Baxter (far right) and friends toast at the start of annual Harvest Table celebration on Lincoln Avenue in downtown Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 24th, 2016

Calistoga resident and mortgage agent Marina Tolstunov and her daughter, Deana, shop at the Saturday Market. (Clark James Mishler)

12:15 PM, Saturday, September 10, 2016.  Calistoga resident and mortgage agent Marina Tolstunov and her daughter, Deana, shop at the Saturday Market.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 24th, 2016

"I ride my bike to work...when I'm not running late...which is to say, not often enough."  -Eden Umble on her way home on Cedar Street in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

6:30 PM, Friday, September 9, 2016.  “I ride my bike to work…when I’m not running late…which is to say, not often enough.”  -Eden Umble on her way home on Cedar Street in Calistoga

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 24th, 2016

Sister Pearl prepares to clear leaves in front of her home at the Holy Assumption Monastery on Washington Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

7 PM, Thursday, September 8, 2016.  Sister Pearl prepares to clear leaves in front of her home at the Holy Assumption Monastery on Washington Street in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 23rd, 2016

"I was the first black cab diriver in Pleasant Hiill...I've been here 19 years."  tVon Going, cab driver in Pleasant Hill California (Clark James Mishler)

5:30 PM, Wednesday, September 7, 2016.  “I was the first black cab driver in Pleasant Hill…I’ve been here 19 years.”  -Von Going, cab driver in Pleasant Hill California

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 23rd, 2016

Server Karen Landry with painting by David Mollett at Jen's in Anchorage, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

11:45 AM, Tuesday, September 6, 2016.  Server Karen Landry with painting by Alaskan artist, David Mollett, at Jen’s Cafe in Anchorage

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 23rd, 2016

Brand new Judicial Law Clerk Julia Bedell after an afternoon hike in Eagle River Valley.  Anchorage, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

4:15 PM, Monday, September 5, 2016.  Brand new Judicial Law Clerk Julia Bedell is wet and exhausted after an afternoon hike in Eagle River Valley east of Anchorage.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 23rd, 2016

Legal mediator Brian Shortell poses with his Alvin Amison painting  in his home in  Anchorage, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

11:15 AM, Sunday, September 4, 2016.  Legal mediator Brian Shortell poses with his Alvin Amason painting in his home in Anchorage, Alaska

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