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SOSA January News

Southern Oregon Society of Artists (SOSA) January 2023 Newsletter

SOSA October Newsletter

SOSA October Newsletter

SOSA Year-End Banquet Invitation!

This year, the Southern Oregon Society of Artists (SOSA) year-end banquet is open to the public. After two years of being unable to gather to celebrate each other’s art and accomplishments, the organization invites all art enthusiasts to join them. View the showcase of SOSAs winning paintings from 2020 and 2022 art critiques. Vote for the People’s Choice Award and be there as they announce their 2022 Painting of the Year award winners. Enjoy a no-host bar and buffet lunch at Rogue Valley Country Club. Support scholarships for local art students with their silent auction and raffle. All for the modest price of $30, which includes a gratuity. Sign up now! Or before the October 28 deadline.

SOSA News September 2022

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Here are corrections to the September 2022 Newsletter above:

  1. Please note that the correct dates for Art Along the Rogue are Oct. 7-9, 2022
  2. The banquet deadline is Oct. 28, so this meeting is not the last chance to purchase tickets to the Nov. 5 banquet.
  3. Ashland’s First Friday ArtWalk takes place on Friday, Oct. 7.

SOSA August 2022 Newsletter

SOSA August 2022 Newsletter

SOSA Meetings Resume!

SOSA Meetings Resume Next Month

Our first SOSA meeting in over a year will be August 23rd, 7 pm, at the Medford Public Library!  Central Art Supply will come to show us some of the new products we may have missed during our hiatus.

Please note the library doors lock at 7pm.

SOSA June 2020 Newsletter

SOSA June 2020 newsletter

Southern Society of Artists (SOSA) Meets September 23rd

The  Southern Society of Artists (SOSA) meeting will be held at the Medford Public Library  on September 23, at 7 PM.

Library doors close at 7 so we suggest 6:45 pm.  Our Guest Speaker will be Tony Antonides talking about the Dutch Masters, Camera Obscura and other tools. Refreshments will be served. Guests welcome. Well behaved young people included. 
Questions call Judy Grillo at 541-625-3285 or Mindy Wallace at 541- 423-5122

SOSA Meets August 26th in Medford

Southern Oregon Society of Artists August 26, 2019 Meeting

The SOSA , Southern Oregon Society of Artists, August 26 meeting will be held  August 26 at the Medford Public Library at   7 P.M.   Debbie Orr, Botanical Artist  will be the guest Artist. She will be demonstrating Botanical Art done in Gouache.  Everyone is welcome. Library doors close at 7 so arrive 10-15 minutes early to grab a cookie and say ‘Hi  to fellow artists.
Any questions call Judy Grillo at 541-625-3285 or BJ Mahtis at 541-414-4993.Call and leave message and we’ll call you back!
Debbie Orr Bio:

Having lived in NY, I am very familiar with many museums and galleries and major artist.

I Studied art at the Art Students League, and I have a degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Not only did I study the technology of how textiles are made and printed, but I studied art history, design, color theory, various painting techniques and styles that included the use of oil paint, watercolor, gouache, chalk, pencil, screen printing, etc.  My two majors were weaving and screen printing.

I deeply appreciate all periods and styles of art and what color and imagination can manifest.  Currently, my focus is on botanical illustration. I am a member of the American Society of Botanical Artist.

~ Debbie Orr

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Southern Oregon Society of Artists February 2019 Newsletter

SOSA Meeting Monday, February 25th, 7PM

Demonstration by Artist Lynda Hoffman-Snodgrass

Call to Artists and more:

SOSA Feb News 2019