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C Street Phoenix, Oregon

A few blocks from my house, painted this summer.

C St. Phoenix, OR
Oil on Panel
13″ x 21″

I’ve painted this building and square block from almost all sides now…  Endlessly interesting.

Filed under: Landscape, Paintings Tagged: 2014, art, Ashland Art Center, fine art, landscape, oil, oil painting, plein air, rogue valley, Sarah burns, sarah f burns, southern oregon

C Street Phoenix, Oregon

A few blocks from my house, painted this summer.

C St. Phoenix, OR
Oil on Panel
13″ x 21″

I’ve painted this building and square block from almost all sides now…  Endlessly interesting.

Filed under: Landscape, Paintings Tagged: 2014, art, Ashland Art Center, fine art, landscape, oil, oil painting, plein air, rogue valley, Sarah burns, sarah f burns, southern oregon

Stefan Baumann and the Grand View Artists at Art du Jour Gallery

Art du Jour Gallery will host nationally known artist Stefan Baumann and Medford’s talented group, The Grand View Artists, in a holiday art show from Tuesday, December 2, through Friday, January 30.  The gallery will hold Third Friday Artists’ Receptions on Dec. 19th and January 17th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Everyone is invited to attend these events.  Art du Jour Gallery, at 213 E. Main in Medford, is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (excluding holidays).
 
A selection of oil paintings from Baumann’s 35 years as an artist will feature beautiful vistas, dramatic paintings of wildlife in their natural habitats, spectacular views of National Parks, and rustic architecture painted on location and in Baumann’s studio near Mount Shasta, CA.  Baumann reveals the true spirit of nature on his canvases by transporting the viewer to lands that have gone unseen and undisturbed.  As he says, “I let the paintings speak for themselves—they are elegant and mysterious, exciting and bold.  I try to capture a feeling, a sense of place, and the magic of light in all of my paintings.”
 
Baumann is a gifted award-winning artist and art instructor who offers oil painting classes in Medford.  He also has a PBS painting show called “The Grand View” that can be seen locally on public television.  
 
The work of sixteen members of The Grand View Artists will be displayed in the Salon.  Their works will encompass subject matter for every discerning collector, including local landscapes, still life, portraiture and animal art.
 
Art du Jour Gallery will also display the artwork of its twenty members.   A holiday gift selection will include pottery, jewelry, scarves, cards, and small paintings.
 
For additional information call (541) 770-3190.  
 
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Baumann contact:  Lori Garfield 541.773.3258
 

“Embodied Place: Ovservations and Notations” OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Sierra Nevada College’s MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts

“Embodied Place: Observations and Notations”

Juried exhibition January 16 – February 27, 2015

 

Garage Door Gallery: Holman Arts & Media Center

1008 Tahoe Blvd. Incline Village, NV 89451

 

Open Call for Submissions

Deadline:      Monday, December 15, 2014 5PM PST

Contact Sarah Lillegard, Gallery Coordinator

slillegard@sierranevada.edu

This fall Sierra Nevada College at Lake Tahoe announced the launching of a new low-residency MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts. In honor of the program’s initiation, SNC will be hosting a group exhibition in the Garage Door Gallery juried by one of the program’s lead Visiting Faculty, Amy Franceschini of Futurefarmers, and the MFA-IA Program Director, Russell Dudley.

 

Open Call

We are inviting artists to submit works that play with the program’s commitment to creative problem solving and interdisciplinary practice through careful observation and the articulation of “Embodied Place”. By this, we mean to seek the work of emerging artists who are particularly interested in creating spaces of opportunity, both inside communities and within an individual’s understanding of the world. We want to see the evidence of your explorations of subject, place, environment, location and context. All media are welcome, including but not limited to painting, drawing, sculpture, video, sound, performance, intervention and installation.

 

For Application Details, please click HERE.

The Papier Mâché Project

Every once in a while I get an urge to write a fairy tale based on reality. I have written a number of them over the years. It’s not something I set out to do, it’s just an idea that pops … Continue reading

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CAA Advisor Keri Smith has a new book!

A conceptual artist and author is luring kids into questioning the world and appreciating every smell, texture and mystery in it At 42, Keri Smith still writes to a pen pal. She deeply appreciates secret passageways. And she sometimes rolls dice to determine which way she walks down the street. That won’t surprise her readers […]

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Studio Snapshot

I am still working on my Earth Spirit Vessel custom order for a friend. As I have said before, this is the largest vessel I’ve made to date. I am now working on the burl wood base for the vessel. … Continue reading

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Rebirth, 14”x24”, oil on wood, SOLD “Rebirth” is…

Rebirth, 14”x24”, oil on wood, SOLD

“Rebirth” is imbued with an atmosphere of growth in the spirit of the sixth bardo (or in between state) of becoming or transmigration. After death, this bardo endures until the inner-breath commences in the new life form determined by the “karmic seeds”, represented in paint by cacti seeds, within the storehouse consciousness. The imagery in this piece contains symbols pertinent to myself. Succulents are organisms which have long provided extreme fascination biologically in the way they grow and reproduce, Peyote cacti being particularly poignant in representing the states of rebirth which can occur during hallucinatory experiences. The rings circling the growth form symbolize an intense period of rebirth experienced during a personal Return of Saturn.

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“Rebirth” is…

Rebirth, 14”x24”, oil on wood, SOLD “Rebirth” is…

Rebirth, 14”x24”, oil on wood, SOLD

“Rebirth” is imbued with an atmosphere of growth in the spirit of the sixth bardo (or in between state) of becoming or transmigration. After death, this bardo endures until the inner-breath commences in the new life form determined by the “karmic seeds”, represented in paint by cacti seeds, within the storehouse consciousness. The imagery in this piece contains symbols pertinent to myself. Succulents are organisms which have long provided extreme fascination biologically in the way they grow and reproduce, Peyote cacti being particularly poignant in representing the states of rebirth which can occur during hallucinatory experiences. The rings circling the growth form symbolize an intense period of rebirth experienced during a personal Return of Saturn.

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Rogue Gallery Announces The Sky is the Limit Member Exhibition

“Whirlwind” by Janus Innes

The Sky is the Limit: 2014 Members’ Exhibit November 21 – December 19, 2014 Reception, Friday, November 21st, 5:00 – 8:00 pm

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center exhibits the art of member artists inspired by the expression the sky is the limit. This popular phrase captures the idea that there be no limit to the artist in ambition, aspirations, or possibilities for their artistic expression.

The annual Member’s exhibition features work by Rogue Gallery and Art Center members. The exhibit gives each Rogue Gallery member an opportunity to exhibit one piece of their work on the central theme of “The Sky is the Limit”. Over 60 artists participate in this non-juried exhibit. Artwork includes watercolors, acrylic, and oil paintings as well as sculptures and pastel drawings. Artists are encouraged to create work on the theme. The exhibit will display abstract and traditional work. “While

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