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 365/58

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on March 5th, 2017

Valerie Beck has lived at the historic Willis House on Cedar Street for the past 32 years.  Built in 1875.  The historic Willis House is one of the oldest strucures in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

3:32 PM, Monday, February 27, 2017.  Valerie Beck has lived at the historic Willis House on Cedar Street for the past 32 years. Built in 1875, the historic Willis House is one of the oldest structures in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/57

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 26th, 2017

Cafe Sarafornia cook Christian Gutierez is headed to Calistoga Elementary School to play basketball with his eight year old buddy, Diego. (Clark James Mishler)

2:22 PM, Sunday, February 26, 2017.  Neighbor and Cafe Sarafornia cook Christian Gutierez is headed to Calistoga Elementary School to play basketball with his eight year old buddy, Diego.

Portrait 365/56

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 26th, 2017

"We've got 3.5 acres...just a small porttion of the original Cyrus ranch. We grow cabernet grapes and serve our own wine." -Bear Flag Inn owner Denise McNay, Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

12:22 PM, Saturday, February 25, 2017.  “We’ve got 3.5 acres…just a small portion of the original Cyrus ranch. We grow Cabernet grapes and serve our own wine to our guests.” -Bear Flag Inn owner Denise McNay, on Foothill Blvd. in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/55

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 26th, 2017

Landscape worker Aljehandro Swarez is welcomed home by his one of his housemates, three year old Alex, on the porch of their home on Cedar Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

4:19 PM, Friday, February 24, 2017.  Landscape worker Alejandro Swarez is welcomed home by one of his housemates, three year old Alex, on the porch of their home on Cedar Street in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/54

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 26th, 2017

Hotel housekeeper and Calistoga resident Jazmine Rodrigues pauses near Lincoln Avenue with her seven year old daughter, Ashley, and family friend, Kathy Scott. (Clark James Mishler)

4:16 PM, Thursday, February 23, 2017.  Hotel housekeeper and Calistoga resident Jazmine Rodrigues pauses near Lincoln Avenue with her seven year old daughter, Ashley, and family friend, Kathy Scott.

Portrait 365/53

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 23rd, 2017

Middletown resident and 22 year employee at the Sarafornia Cafe in Calistoga Paula Chaves with her rescued whipett gathers firewood from downed trees on Myrtle Street. (Clark James Mishler)

9:03 AM, Wednesday, February 22, 2017.  “My house is heated by a Wood stove so this wood will be great for next winter’s heat. I will be splitting the wood with my sister.”  -Middletown resident and 22 year employee at the Sarafornia Cafe in Calistoga Paula Chaves gathers firewood from downed trees at a friend’s house on Myrtle Street with assistance from her rescue dog, Icky.

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Portrait 365/52

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 21st, 2017

Brenda Chairez with her daughter, Briseida, pause on Washington Street during a rain storm  in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

4:22 PM, Tuesday, February 21, 2017.  Brenda Chairez with her daughter, Briseida, pause with their magenta umbrellas on Washington Street during a rain storm in Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/51

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 20th, 2017

Mitzi Mishler runs her dog, Molly, on a very rainy morning in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

9:02 AM, Monday, February 20, 2017.  Mitzi Mishler runs her dog, Molly, on a very rainy morning in Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/50

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 20th, 2017

"I've worked here six months...this is my first job." -Ava Burlison holds open the door as movie goers exit one of the theaters at Roxie Statium 14 in downtown Santa Rosa, California (Clark James Mishler)

5:13 PM, Sunday, February 19, 2017.  “I’ve worked here six months…this is my first job.” -Ava Burlison holds open the door as movie goers exit one of the theaters at Roxie Stadium 14 in downtown Santa Rosa, California.

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Portrait 365/49

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 20th, 2017

Rudd Farm Manager Jack Reed at his wheatgrass booth at the Calistoga Saturday Market (Clark James Mishler)

12:09 PM, Saturday, February 18, 2017.  Rudd Farm Manager Jack Reed takes a break at his wheat-grass booth at the Calistoga Saturday Market.

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Portrait 365/48

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 17th, 2017

Napa County Fairgrounds Program Supervisor Monica Garibay walks with her dogs, Bengie and Lola, on a rainy day in Calistoga (© 2017 Clark James Mishler)

2:55 PM, Friday, February 17, 2017.  Napa County Fairgrounds Program Supervisor Monica Garibay walks with her dogs, Benjie and Lola, on a rainy day in Calistoga

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Portrait 365/47

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 17th, 2017

Twelve year old friends Jorge Robledo, Jose Vega and Bernardo Cruz stand on Washington Street in Calistoga. (© 2017 Clark James Mishler)

3:53 PM, Thursday, February 16, 2017.  Twelve year old friends Jorge Robledo, Jose Vega and Bernardo Cruz stand on Washington Street in Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/46

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 17th, 2017

Vacaville resident and forty-three year employee of AT&T Dave Richardson repairs a downed line on Petrofied Forest Road in Calistoga (© 2017 Clark James Mishler)

4:48 PM, Wednesday, February 15, 2017.  “I enjoy working in the Napa Valley, especially in the rural areas. It is very beautiful here, and while the work is more difficult in the hills and off road areas, I find the natural environment very much worth the effort and it keeps me active and fit.  Just as rewarding as the invigorating outdoor work is the opportunity to meet customers and help them with their communications problems.”  -Vacaville resident and forty-three year employee of AT&T, Splicing Technician Dave Richardson repairs a downed line on Petrified Forest Road in Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/45

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 14th, 2017

Wood worker Glenn Pope at his shop on Washington Street in Calistoga (© 2017 Clark James Mishler)

3:48 PM, Tuesday, February 14, 2017.  Woodworker and cabinet maker Glenn Pope stands in the door of his shop on Washington Street in Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/44

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 13th, 2017

House keeper Nereida Apalinar with her kids, Javier (12) and Elizabeth (4) and next door neighbor Kevin Vega (front) in front of their home on Washington Street in Calistoga (©2017 Clark James Mishler)

4:17 PM, Monday, February 13, 2017.  Hotel housekeeper Nereida Apalinar with her kids, Javier (12) and Elizabeth (4), stand behind their next door neighbor, Kevin Vega (4), at the front gate of their home on Washington Street in Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/43

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 12th, 2017

"Our families have shared this house for many years...there's something amazing about coming up to Calistoga...it's the only place I can truly relax." -San Francisco resident Heather Wilson as she and her friend, Larry Simi, prepare to head out for a bicycle tour of the upper Napa Valley. (© 2017 Clark James Mishler)

9:59 AM, Sunday, February 12, 2017.  “Our families have shared this house for many years…there’s something amazing about coming up to Calistoga…it’s the only place I can truly relax.” -San Francisco banker Heather Wilson as she and her friend, Larry Simi, prepare to head out for a bicycle tour of the upper Napa Valley.

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Portrait 365/42

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 11th, 2017

I've owned this house for 25 years...it's time to live in it."  -Torild Roberts with her partner, Ernest Rankin, unload household items into their home on Washington Street in Calistoga. (© 2017 Clark James Mishler)

10:54 AM, Saturday, February 11, 2017.  I’ve owned this house for 25 years…it’s time to live in it.”  -Torild Roberts with her partner, Ernest Rankin, take a break from unloading household items at their home on Washington Street in Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/41.2

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 10th, 2017

Hydro Grill employees Frances Reyez and Maria Morano carry buckets to the recycling bin in downtown Calistoga (© 2017 Clark James Mishler)

3:27 PM, Friday, February 10, 2017.  Hydro Grill employees Frances Reyez and Maria Morano carry buckets to the recycling bin in downtown Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/41.1

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 10th, 2017

Calistoga resident and Pacific Tree Care employee Drusley Vazquez cleans up after trimming trees in downtown Calistoga. (© 2017 Clark James Mishler)

2:59 PM, Friday, February 10, 2017.  Calistoga resident and Pacific Tree Care employee Drusley Vazquez cleans up after trimming trees in downtown Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/40

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 9th, 2017

Sales associate Jenny Romano walks past Pioneer Park on Cedar Street on her way home in Calistoga. (© 2017 Clark James Mishler)

12:26 PM, Thursday, February 9, 2017.  Sales associate Jenny Romano passes Pioneer Park on her way home in Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/39

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 8th, 2017

Walsh Vineyard employee Alexandra Oregel participates in the The Napa Grape Growers Association and the Napa Valley Farm Workers Foundation annual vine pruning competition in Yountville, CA. (Clark James Mishler)

12:35 PM, Wednesday, February 8, 2017.  Walsh Vineyard employee Alexandra Oregel participates in the The Napa Grape Growers Association and the Napa Valley Farm Workers Foundation annual vine pruning competition in Yountville, CA.

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Portrait 365/38

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 7th, 2017

Middletown resident and owner of Star Garden Nursery, Tanya Striedieck, prunes trees in the yard of a home on the corner Cedar and South Oak Streets in Calistoga.  stargar@sonic.net (© 2017 Clark James Mishler)

4:16 PM, Tuesday, February 7, 2017.  Middletown resident and owner of Star Garden Nursery, Tanya Striedieck, prunes trees in the yard of a home on the corner Cedar and South Oak Streets in Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/37

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 7th, 2017

Construction crew member and Oakland resident Mike Diaz unloads timber at the site of the new Calistoga Teen Center at the corders of Grant and Stevenson Streets (© 2017 Clark James Mishler)

4:17 PM, Monday, February 6, 2017.  Construction crew member and Oakland resident Mike Diaz unloads timber at the site of the new Calistoga Teen Center at the corners of Grant and Stevenson Streets.

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Portrait 365/36

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 7th, 2017

Locals Bill Powell, Chris McAllister and Dana Tanner Powell celebrate on Super Bowl Sunday at Susie's Bar on Lincoln Avenue in Calistoga (© 2017 Clark James Mishler)

5:31 PM, Sunday, February 5, 2017.  Locals Bill Powell, Chris McAllister and Dana Tanner Powell celebrate during the second half of the game on Super Bowl Sunday at Susie’s Bar in downtown Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/35

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on February 4th, 2017

Viticulturist and Calistoga resident Arielle Gardner makes a fashion statement while leaving the Calistoga Saturday Market with her purchases. "Someday I'd like to own a farm...over seas...maybe a vineyard." (© 2017 Clark James Mishler)

11:32 AM, Saturday, February 4, 2017.  “Someday I’d like to own a farm…overseas…maybe a vineyard.”  -Viticulturist and Calistoga resident Arielle Gardner makes a fashion statement while leaving the Calistoga Saturday Market with her purchases.

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