I just hung this painting at Smithfields, two of the series went home with a nice family, so there was room to hang this piece. The rabbit is from Ian Hensel at Hensel Family Farms. Filed under: painting, Still Life Tagged: 2012, art, oil painting, painting, rogue valley, Sarah burns, sarah f burns, Smithfields, southern [...]
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My friend Jennifer Nitson wrote this piece for me to use a press release for the show – it’s a delightful piece of writing – It makes me laugh and it tells the story really well. Enjoy! Meet Your Meat: Local artist makes introductions By Jennifer Nitson Sarah F. Burns was apologetic as she began [...]
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I’m entering pretty gory territory here. Sorry if you’re squeamish or hate hunting or meat eating or anything like that. My friend Gilbert is a hunter and recently killed a bear, which he removed the meat from and gave me the fresh skeleton, (minus the skull which he has buried in his backyard so that [...]
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I thought I wasn’t going to do full color, but it seems to be headed that way. Or maybe 80% full color. I plan to do the meat in hyper-color to really make it grab you. Today I worked the area around the pitcher. At a certain point I am going to stop sharing the [...]
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