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Aug 30 – Sept 29: “Vine to Wine” Show at Art Presence Art Center

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays in September – 11am-5pm

August 30 – September 29: Exhibition & sale of hand painted silk wall hangings for the “Vine to Wine” exhibition of member works at Art Presence Art Center, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, OR, 97530, every Fri – Sun 11am – 5pm. Meet the artists at a special reception with slideshow on Friday, September 6 from 5 – 7pm.

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July 4-30: “Luminosity” Show at Art Presence Art Center

Thursday, July 4th & Every Friday – Sunday in July from 11am-5pm

July 4 – 30: Display & sale of hand painted silk wall hangings for the “Luminosity” exhibition of member works at Art Presence Art Center, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, OR, 97530, every Fri – Sun 11am – 5pm. Meet the artists at a special reception with slideshow on July 12th from 5 – 7pm.

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Sept 28: Multicultural Fair

Saturday, September 28, 10am – 4pm
Sales of my kimonos, happi coats, silk scarves and wall hangings at this annual festival at Hawthorne Park in Medford. There will be multicultural dancing as well!  The artist, that’s me, will also be participating in Japanese Obon dancing with my Sakura Club!
 

June 14: “Coastal, by the Sea” Reception at Art Presence Art Center

Friday, June 14 from 5-7pm

June 14 from 5-7pm: Meet the artists at a special reception with slideshow for the “Coastal, By the Sea” exhibition at Art Presence Art Center, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, OR, 97530, every Fri – Sun 11am – 5pm.

Aug 31 – Sept 1: Jacksonville Celebrates the Arts Festival

Saturday and Sunday August 31 – Sept 1, 10am – 5pm

I’ll be selling handsewn cotton Japanese print Kimonos and Happi coats, hand painted silk scarves and wall hangings at this 17th annual festival of the arts in Jacksonville, Oregon. My space is directly in front of the Art Presence Art Center at 206 N. Fifth Street.

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June 16: Caprice Winery Artist Demonstration and Sale

Watch Judy demonstrate the making of a handpainted silk scarf from 12 – 5pm as she offers a selection of hand painted silk scarves & wall hangings for sale at Caprice Winery, Jacksonville, OR 97530

June 8: “Taste of Summer” Britt Festival opening

June 8 from 11am – 4pm

From 11-4pm, Judy Elliott will be doing an artist demonstration and sale of hand painted silk scarves & wall hangings at this annual festival celebrating the opening of a new season of Britt festival concerts.

June 7: “Coastal, by the Sea” Show at Art Presence Art Center

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays in June – 11am-5pm

June 7 – 30: Display & sale of hand painted silk wall hangings for the “Coastal, By the Sea” exhibition of member works at Art Presence Art Center, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, OR, 97530, every Fri – Sun 11am – 5pm. Meet the artists at a special reception with slideshow on June 14th, from 5 – 7pm.

SOAR Welcomes Judy Elliott to the Lifestyle Artists Directory!

Dragonflies and Water Lilies, handpainted silk scarf by Judy Elliott

Dragonflies and Water Lilies, handpainted silk scarf by Judy Elliott

 

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is delighted to welcome artist Judy Elliott to both the Visual Artists and Lifestyle Artists Directories. Here’s what she tells about herself and her work:

Growing up in Hawaii, I absorbed the tastes and cultures of the Islands.  My father, a photographer, also blessed me with an artistic eye for exotic colors and shapes.  Early on I developed an interest in Japanese fashion and design, particularly the Kimono and Happi (pronounced “Hoppi”) Coat, often worn by me while dancing as a child.
In 1991 I brought the above mentioned passions to Oregon and I can be found at select art venues throughout the state presenting my unique designs and expressions in cotton Japanese and Hawaiian print Happi Coats, Kimonos, and recently, by popular demand, my mid length kimonos, often worn as a robe. Look for me under the name Dragonfly Designs West.
About a year ago, wanting to expand on the skills acquired while attending Interior Design school in Hawaii, I began to offer my hand-painted silk scarves and wall hangings.  I’m often commissioned to create custom pieces to wear or decorate the home or office.
Please stop by at one of my shows, introduce yourself, and experience first hand one of my many delightful pieces.  In the meantime, you can visit my website to view some of my work and/or my scheduled appearances on the Events section.

 

Judy has also given us permission to syndicate the Events and Updates sections of her blog, which you can find under the Artist Posts menu beneath our header image, so you can read her posts when browsing the community stream of content contributed here by the art community of southern Oregon. Please give Judy a show of support by visiting her website and making contact! You can find her links in her new listing here: www.soartists.com/lifestyleartists/cat/la_wearableart.html#judyelliott

Welcome to YourKimono.com

Welcome to the adventure on Dragonfly Designs West!

I created this website to make everyone out there aware of how exciting Silk Scarves and Wall Hangings can be, as well as what Happi Coats and Kimonos are, and how to see and obtain them. I was excited when I started drawing my designs, taking from the flora and fauna of my surroundings, with a Japanese and Hawaiian flavor added. Some of my designs are whimsical, while others are about nature. I’m happy to share these with you. Send me an email with your questions and I’ll be happy to answer them as best that I can!