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A painting that has seen the world.

This has been tucked away, but I finally got my act together to list it on eBay. “Old Station Cat” has quite a story to tell.The subject is a very elderly and scruffy cat that investigated me while taking photos of his home. An old country railway station that is now converted into a home, but with a lot of old station features, like a ticket office and more.I painted him in quite fine detail,

Shapes on White Paper – Yachats by Katy Cauker

The poetry of life can be captured in play;
shapes on white paper,
movement through forms,
 dissolve, reappear,
altered space, 
fractured time.
Shapes on white paper
making more of
the time.

Watercolor on BFK paper
available for purchase through
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Thank you for visiting, I enjoy hearing your comments,
Katy Cauker

Maybe it’s time to hang it up.

Maybe it’s time to hang it up.

SOAR Welcomes Pam Haunschild!

Quail, by Pam Haunschild

Quail, by Pam Haunschild

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is delighted to welcome Pam Haunschild, who specializes in abstract nature art, to the Visual Artist and Art Education directories! We have thoroughly enjoyed looking at her charming paintings, collages and monotype prints, inspired by natural subjects and sometimes incorporating them. If you don’t know Pam and her work already, we are happy to introduce you to her and hope you will visit her website so you can enjoy becoming a bit more familiar with her wonderful artistic style.

“After a career as a social science Professor, I moved to a wooded property near Ashland and now have time to pursue my lifelong interest in art.  I am inspired by the natural beauty of our region and include flora and/or fauna in all my paintings.  My work is abstract, but the natural elements, e.g., flowers, birds, fish, can be identified.  I try to convey emotion and an appreciation of nature through bright colors and strong design elements.  Much of my work is mixed-media, and I often use fibers, wood, and other natural materials.

“A self-professed ‘workshop junkie,’ I am also taking college art courses and teaching workshops at Ashland Art Center and for OLLI at SOU.  You can see my work at the Ashland Art Center‘s Main Gallery.”

Pam has a number of gallery exhibits and events planned for the remainder of 2014 where you can also see her work in person:

July                      Rogue Valley Manor          Medford
September          Belle Fiore Winery            Ashland
September          Ashland Open Studios Tour
October               ArtOberfest                        Cave Junction
November          Bloomsbury Books            Ashland

Please help us give Pam a warm welcome to the Southern Oregon Artists Resource–see her new listing for a complete set of web links and contact information, visit her Facebook page and show her some love with a “like”! Even better, register for one of her workshops or purchase a piece of her fabulous art!

Eel River Day and "Blue Christmas" by the King Tones – paintings by Katy Cauker

Flying in the yellow open air
listening to tunes
A favorite blares from the ambient speakers
The Kingtones
a Japanese, Blues band
singing “Blue Christmas” 
in Japanese with the occasional 
English word here and there
a “silent night” with Japanese
tonation or my favorite
“blue Christmas blue” 
with the high notes on 
‘chris’ and ‘ue’
It’s June after all.

“see ya” d.landry

“see ya” d.landry

I’ve been working hard lately getting ready to show some…

I’ve been working hard lately getting ready to show some of my art and photography at South Stage Cellars in Jacksonville Or. It runs 5/15 thu 6/26. We managed to fill up the available wall space in three rooms!

Talent City Hall Show " On My Way I – Mt Ashland " by Katy Cauker

The city of Talent, OR has a beautiful building for showing art, and regularly has rotating exhibitions of 2 and 3 dimensional artwork. 
Opening today, May 12, is a show titled 
“Water Media” 
A group show exhibiting work in watercolor and acrylic.
I have three pieces hanging along with Joan Franklin, Judy Hardgrove, both watercolorists; and 
Ron Hodgdon, who also curated the show.
There are other artists too, but I don’t have a list of everyones name.
Ceramic artist, Bonnie Morgan, also has some of her beautiful pots on display.
This piece was done on location on the west side of Mt Ashland. 
The pieces are for sale.
I hope you will stop by and check them out.
There is also a wonderful coffee shop in Talent,
The Downtown Coffee House, which has quality hot drinks and baked goods.
A pleasant new discovery for me!
Thanks for visiting.
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Fall Flowers to Welcome Spring – acrylic by Katy Cauker

Nothing like fall flowers to welcome spring
Sunflowers are rather nature out of
less formal than roses 
full of vitality and bursting with energy
the last burst before winter shuts us down.
I’m rather excited about this piece. 
A still life I’ve worked on for months
begun last October while staying with a friend
a birthday gift for her
a celebration of new beginnings 
as each year roles around
and we begin again.
It’s a new imagery for me
a struggle to find the rhythm 
that makes it mine.
But I like it now
the wildness of the shapes
the glass I never paint
her living room
a fond memory
the gift to celebrate her life.
thanks for visiting

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"Trains & Flowers, The Mechanical & the Sublime" by Katy Cauker

Opening tomorrow April 27th
Medford, OR 97501
The show will be up through…..?
Check back!
Trains & Flowers
The Mechanical & the Sublime
acrylic on panel
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