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December 10: Noelle

Join Masterpiece on December 10th to celebrate the birth of Christ. “Noelle” features a stunning stained glass recreation by artists Kevin Christman and Veronica Thomas.  Embedded live actors bring this classical and mesmerizing narration to life. 


The event also features our “Noelle” art exhibit, elements of the Christmas story by our artist partners including Ron DiCianni, Thomas Blackshear, Michael Dudash, Michele Struss, Charity Hubbard and the Rogue Classical Atelier, Brenda Mickelson, Sandy Cathcart, and more.


At 9:30 a.m. during The Story regular church service featuring the stained glass performance, art exhibit, Pastor Xav’s message and regular worship.

A 3:00 matinee features Masterpiece’s hosted Christmas service featuring stained glass performance, art exhibit, special music and carols with the jazzy finesse of Jen and Jim Abdo, poetry with Amirah David, and a glimpse at the power of Christmas through the arts – observations with Masterpiece founder and President, Jeanne Randall.

For more info:  [email protected] or call 541.601.7496

Art exhibit featuring:

Angels Song by Brenda Mickelson, from the Noelle art exhibit
Angels Song by Brenda Mickelson
Immanuel God With Us by Michele Struss, from the Noelle art exhibit
Immanuel God With Us by Michele Struss
Simeon's Moment by Ron DiCianni, from the Noelle art exhibit
Simeon’s Moment by Ron DiCianni
Angel Light by Sandy Cathcart, from the Noelle art exhibit
Angel Light by Sandy Cathcart

Chamber of Commerce

We are also honored to host the Ashland Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Dec. 15th at The Story for the weekly Chamber Greeter’s Meeting. Masterpiece is a member of the Chamber and is delighted to offer this hospitality and introduce Chamber members to the work we do, showcase our Nativity stained glass installation, and have members tour the “Noelle” art exhibit. Our exhibits always give us an opportunity to share a Biblical worldview through this intriguing and respectful vehicle of the arts that fosters receptivity and fulfills our mission.

A very special thanks and appreciation to our host venue, The Story, at 318 B St, Ashland, Oregon

SOSA September Newsletter

Southern Oregon Society of Artists (SOSA) September 2023 newsletter.

Ascend 2023 Summer Creatives Conference

Ascend 2023 Summer Creatives Conference - Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation logo

Join Masterpiece in its 17th annual Christian Artist Conference and Workshops this summer.  Bring your passion, bring your skills, bring your creativity, and bring your prayers for more. Study personally with our talented partnering professionals. Learn from inspiring speakers, corporate worship, and making dynamic connections with other artists of faith aspiring to become all they were designed to be.

Ascend Creatives Conference July (27), 28th, 29th in Ashland, Oregon. So many creative tracks to choose from! Oil painting Skyscape/Landscape/Cloudscape workshop with the amazing Linda Glover Gooch. Linda teaches frequently at Scottsdale Art School and has been featured in Southwest Art, Plein Air, and Art of the West.   Sculpting with Rogue Valley’s Kevin Christman, Drawing with Charity Hubbard’s Rogue Classical Atelier. Plus additional creative classes and workshops.  Worship Arts and leadership with Michael Bahn, Recording with Jeremy Oliveria, Vocals with Jen Davis Abdo, videography with Matt Campbell, Instrument tracks with Joshua Jones and our other professional partners, and the NEWEST POETRY track with Amirah David, Jessie Pannell and Dee Chadwell. There are sooooo many great opportunities for all who want to enhance the intersection of their art + faith.

See for registration and so much more. Register by June 15th for early discount. Hunger and thirst for more at ASCEND 2023 where creativity is rising. Let truth and beauty Reign!!

Ascend 2023 Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation

And speakers:  the engaging and insightful young artist/worldview commentator Mera Oliveria about the role of arts in present culture, Masterpiece President Jeanne Randall, and Linda Glover Gooch.

Early registration discount through June 15th.

Featured Landscape/Skyscape Artist Linda Glover Gooch. In high demand across the country and a regular instructor at Scottsdale Art School, we are SO honored that Linda is joining us for this 3-day workshop.

Ascend 2023 Summer Creatives Conference: Kevin Christman - Sculpting the Human Form

Kevin is a multi-medium artist with clients across the West Coast including many public commissions.  An engineer by training and graduate of the Art Institute of Santa Fe and Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Kevin brings a wealth of professional experience. Sign up for his Two OR Three Day workshop.  All levels of experience welcome.

And Classical Drawing Workshop available with Charity Hubbard’s Rogue Classical Atelier instructors.  This classical art school has been recently accredited through the prestigious Art Renewal Center.

And so much more.  Jeremy Oliveria and Michael Bahn are co-directors of the Worship Arts Track.  You sing Michael’s songs in church and with major sound media outlets including from his fifth worship album entitled “Clean” in January 2019 featuring top 10 CCLI charting worship favorites such as “Lion & The Lamb,” “This is Amazing Grace,” and “Good Good Father”.  A regular presenter at Worship conferences around the world, and Worship Pastor at River Valley Church in Grants Pass, Oregon. Jeremy Oliveria/Recording/Music Production, Jen Abdo Davis/vocals, Joshua Jones/guitar & worship, Sam Peck/worship and more. The bright and talented  Matthew Campbell inspires with “Cutting Edge” Purpose and Power through Videography.  And buckets of enthusiasm for this year’s new track the Fine Art of Poetry with brilliant composers/writers Amirah David, Jessie Pannel and Dee Chadwell. Perfect pairing with the  arts! And so much more. Get all the info here.

All at the beautiful downtown creek side campus of Ashland Christian Fellowship.

SOSA May 2023 Newsletter

SOSA May 2023 Newsletter

Southern Oregon Guild May 2023 Event & Classes

Spend time with a Mother or caregiver in your life while enjoying fine art, local wine, homemade chocolates, and live music by Terry D. Davis. Let her pick out a gift from the variety of local art and fine crafts on display, or treat her to a gift certificate. In-person class sign-ups will be available for our upcoming Citrus Beeswax Candle workshop held on May 20. Attend together and make candles to enjoy and take home!  Our Mother’s Day event is FREE with no prior registration needed. Donations are always appreciated. The Guild Gallery & Art Center is located in the historic Kerby Belt Building at 24353 Redwood Highway Kerby, OR 97531.

Are you looking for an opportunity to learn a fun new craft this spring? We invite you to join us at the Guild Gallery & Art Center on Saturday May 20 from 1-3pm to learn how to make Citrus Beeswax Candles with Alyssa Babin of Fireheart Candles. During this 2 hour hands-on workshop led by Guild Member and local artisan Alyssa Babin, you’ll make and take home your own citrus beeswax candle using high-quality organic ingredients. Beeswax doesn’t contain any toxic chemicals, and because there are no additives or chemicals, beeswax burns clean and doesn’t produce unsightly black soot. When burned, beeswax candles produce negative ions which bind with air pollutants (positive ions) and drop to the floor, removing them from the air and leaving it cleaner!

All candles will be made inside a large citrus peel of your choosing which emits an uplifting natural citrus scent when used! Learn how DIY candle-making can be easily adapted to your own unique tools that you have available at home. This is a wonderful opportunity to treat Mom or a caregiver to the class for Mother’s Day and make a candle together!

Class fees are on a sliding scale $35-$55 and include all materials. When you register, please honestly self-select your contribution. If the sliding scale would be a hardship and you’d like to request a scholarship, please send an email to [email protected] or call us at 541-592-5019.


Guild Member, Alyssa Babin, is a poet, musician, independent parent, and candle maker currently living on the beautiful Southern Oregon Coast. Alyssa was inspired to create her business, Fireheart Candles, when her child Alex was still in the womb. Driven by a desire to express herself creatively and spend as much time as possible with Alex, Fireheart Candles was born! Fireheart, Alex’s middle name, was chosen by Alyssa’s niece and means fire and love all at once–a metaphor for the warmth and beauty that candles offer us. Alyssa makes every candle by hand, beginning with mixing and pouring concrete for each container. After curing, they are then hand painted with her unique marbling technique and laser etched with her own designs created by Adobe Illustrator and laser etching robots. Local beeswax is then mixed with organic essential oils and poured into each unique container to create her one-of-a-kind candles! Every candle she makes is infused with love and the special bond between mother and child is felt! To learn more about Alyssa and Fireheart Candles, visit Alyssa’s beeswax candles, in various sizes and scents, are also for sale at the Guild Gallery & Art Center.

Art in The Vineyard: A New Guild Gallery at Bridgeview Winery, opening celebration on Saturday April 15, 2023 from 5-8pm

Kicking off with a solo show featuring the art of local landscape painter Sheila Mason!

The Southern Oregon Guild & Bridgeview Winery proudly present, ART IN THE VINEYARD, a new Guild Member exclusive art gallery at Bridgeview’s newly renovated Tasting Room in Cave Junction! Kicking off our new gallery, Sheila Mason will be displaying a solo collection of her landscape paintings and sculpture. Join in on Saturday April 15, 2023 from 5-8pm for a FREE opening celebration to hear Sheila share her creative inspirations and answer any questions. Light appetizers will be provided along with a variety of Bridgeview wines available for tasting and purchase. Bridgeview Winery specializes in German varietals such as Pinot Noir and Riesling. They currently have a gold medal award winning Oregon Pinot Noir that has received a 89 point rating with Wine Spectator and is a great value!

Sheila Mason is a self-taught artist who lives in the mountains of the Illinois Valley of Southern Oregon. Her textured landscape paintings celebrate the flora and fauna of the Siskiyou & Kalomiopsis Wilderness, specifically the Pacific Coast Redwoods. Painting to her is about allowing the mind’s eye to stand among the trees away from the hustle and bustle of life’s minutiae. With each piece, Mason invites the viewer to join her in smelling the forest and hearing the sounds that abound there. She incorporates 3D textural elements into many of her 2D works. Tree bark comes alive and extends off the canvas through her unique application of thick gesso and plaster. She seeks to refresh the viewer and touch the soul, reveling in the glory among the calm and wonder of the trees. Sheila Mason’s work is currently on display at the Southern Oregon Guild Gallery & Art Center in Kerby, Oregon.

Bridgeview Winery is located at 4210 Holland Loop Road Cave Junction, OR 97523.

For more event information, visit

SOSA February 2023 Newsletter

Southern Oregon Society of Artists (SOSA) February 2023 newsletter, declaring the 2023 Officers and committee chairpersons, announcing an artist demonstration by Alx Fox, winners of the January critique, monthly meeting details and a President's Challenge to create art with pets as the subject.

SOSA January News

Southern Oregon Society of Artists (SOSA) January 2023 Newsletter

Art Excursion and Collaborative Workshop with Dan Chen – Register by November 6!!

More about Dan Chen…
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