On November 9th and 10th in Ashland, Oregon an event will take place that may change the face of Ashland’s highly-acclaimed art scene. Art Inspires Ashland will bring together some of the world’s most creative minds from various schools of artistic expression for a weekend of presentations, discussions and workshops. This event has been designed to inspire people from all walks of life. In the highlight of the weekend, featured artists will talk about their skills, inspirations, and accomplishments in 30-minute Inspirational Presentations held at the Historic Ashland Armory on Saturday, November 10th. Prior to the presentations, there will be a catered Gala where the community can meet the artists. These same artists will lead workshops during the day on Saturday, aimed at inspiring regional art students and adult artists to reach beyond anything they dreamed of creating.
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Join us tonight for Abstract Expressionism at Art Presence Art Center in Jacksonville, Oregon. Here’s a quick tour of the exhibit and gallery. Hope we see you tonight (Nov 2nd)! The reception is from 5-8 with munchies and wine. Artists I feature in the vlog are: Kathy Hoevet, Tom Glassman, David Landry, Lynda Hoffman-Snograss and Bill Stanton.
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“Portrait of Berthe Morisot” by Edouard Manet
An Evening of Ekphrastic Writing Story and Poetry Readings by writers prompted by Visual Art and Photography
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November 15th, 7:00 p.m.
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Eight participants in the Ekphrastic Creative Writing groups, facilitated by Charu Colorado during the 2012 Ekphrastic summer and fall writing programs in Ashland, will do a public reading of some of their writings at 7:00 P.M. on Thursday evening, November 15th at Illahe Studios and Gallery in Ashland.
The individual readings will be accompanied by projected photos of the art pieces that were springboards for the works being read.
What is an Ekphrastic poem or story ? The term itself comes from the Greek It’s a combination of ek for “out” and phrazein for “declare or “pronounce”… Originally it meant “to describe” or ” to tell in full.” However, contemporary poets and
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Photo Safari: In November we feature two world wildlife photographers: Jim James and Judy Benson LaNier. The Creator’s Gallery invites you to an opening reception on Friday, November 2 from 5-7 p.m., with gallery members participating. The reception offers an opportunity to meet the photographers, who will share both photography and stories from their recent separate African Safaris.
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There’s a part of Ashland that is rarely noticed, yet it’s under our noses. It hides in the nooks and crannies of Ashland’s alleys, Main Street windows, The Railroad District, and in fact, all over town. With close observation, the subtle gems that it contains come to life. Join David Lorenz Winston and Lewis Anderson for a morning of photo exploration in Unseen Ashland and uncover your own insights into Ashland’s well-kept visual secrets.
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For a limited time, Clifford Wilton’s paintings are 20% off – Featured three-dimensional artists include: Jack Coelho, Lewis Meyers, Jr., Jim Spiri and Hilarey Walker – We’re Moving! – New Name-Rogue FrameWorks – Open House November 9 from 5- -7 pm.
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