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Announcements from Patricia Blair

Distant Cousins, watercolor by Pat Blair

Distant Cousins, watercolor by Pat Blair

Dear Friends,


Rogue Gallery & Art Center December has announced their Member’s Exhibit, “Smaller than a Breadbox”, with an Opening 
Reception Friday, November 18 at 5 – 8:00 pm
. This unique show opens today, November 11, and runs through December 23, 2011, spotlighting the artistic talent of Rogue Gallery & Art Center members. The public is invited to a free celebratory Opening Reception on Friday, November 18 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. The exhibit is made possible through the generous support of the Rogue Gallery & Art Center’s Board of Directors.


”This second annual members’ exhibition, Smaller than a Breadbox, will showcase the breadth and depth of talent of our members,” explains Rogue Gallery & Art Center’s Executive Director, Jules Masterjohn. “From those just beginning their artistic practices to those who have dedicated their lives to perfecting their skills and creative voices, the walls of the Main Gallery will be vibrant with a multitude of visual expressions related to food! We are inviting the community to feast on and partake in the varying forms that artists create.”
MEMBER ARTISTS PARTICIPATING IN THE EXHIBIT include 
Rachel Barrett, Pat Blair, Nancy Block, Marilyn Briggs, Angelique Brownlie, Susan Eileen Burnes, Sarah F. Burns, Daurel Carhart, Katy Cauker, Robert Cook, Linda Elesiya Evans, Dee Evers, Kim Faucher, Marilyn Fishwick, Cynthia Flowers, Virginia Govedare, Georganna Happel, Clauia Harlow, Kim Hearon, Mary Jo Heath, April Hill, Jean Jackson, Annette Karlas, Zorah Krueger-Alper, Roni Marsh, Jules Masterjohn, Ginny Matheson, Betsy Moore, Nancy Jo Mullen, Meredith Page, Cecilia Pestlin, Marilyn M. Reeves, Patrick Ryan, Leona Keene Sewitsky, June Shepard, Loretta Sias, Allen Smith, Lo Smucker, Alice Stambaugh, Will Storm, Jenny Stout, David Thanes, Sandi Whetzel, Eve Margo Withrow, Elaine A. Witteveen
I have a painting in this show that no one has seen unless you’ve been in my studio in the past two weeks.  Do come to the Opening Reception on November 18th from 5:00 to 8:00 PM and take a look!  There are over 40 artists that have a painting in this exhibit. 
In addition to this exhibit (which runs through December 23rd), I will have a new painting in the Porter’s 2nd Annual “Impressions Of The Depot” beginning January 8th which runs through March, 2012.  
Also… With arrangements through Southern Oregon Artists Resource and Hannah West, soartists.com Coordinator,  I’m mounting a one woman show that will run for the Month of January, 2012 in The Good Bean Company coffee house, Jacksonville, from December 30th through January 31st.
In addition I will be starting up a new round of watercolor classes and drawing and sketching classes beginning January 17th (eight weeks). If you are interested, or know someone who might be, let me know right away.
 
Whew!!   And you thought I was retired!  Apparently I have found a new resource of energy!  Just goes to show … I’m not as old and tired as I look… or am I? 
I hope to see you soon!  Meanwhile,
Happy Thanksgiving!
Love, Pat
Find Pat’s web links and contact info in her listing at the Southern Oregon Artists Resource: www.soartists.com/visualartists/genre/va_pleinair.html#patblair

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