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Ode to my Denim Shirt

Ode to my Denim Shirt         Thirty-three years, you held up—while my arms held high-school books,tropical shells, college art supplies,graduate thesis poems, Europeantrain tickets, shovels and rakes, my first love and my…

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Spring Lilacs

I love this time of year. The lilac tree behind the house is going crazy, our dogwood tree is like a pink puffy of cotton candy and the rhododendrons are jurassic sized this year. A long wet Oregonian winter was just what we needed. These lilacs were a surprise delivery from my friend Ann Britt. […]

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Southern Oregon Guild May 2023 Event & Classes

Join Us to Celebrate Our Mothers • Saturday May 14 from 2-4pm at the Southern Oregon Guild Gallery & Art Center in Kerby, OR

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.

Learn More HERE! Join Alyssa Babin of Fireheart Candles on Saturday May

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Lemon Love

It’s May Day! Yup, May 1st. Otherwise known as five minutes after winter and wasn’t it just Valentine’s Day? Let’s see, what’s new..?? I’ve been up in Victoria with my family, now home cleaning my office and studio (spring cleaning really is a thing), packing/shipping orders, walking Bella, painting, seeing friends, watching Succession and listening […]

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Award for “Spiral Gyre #2”, Watercolor Society of Oregon (WSO)

I am delighted to announce that my watercolor painting Spiral Gyre #2 earned an “Award of Distinction” in the Watercolor Society of Oregon’s Spring 2023 Exhibition. As such, I send my deepest “thanks” to Juror Vera Dicker…

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Odd Man Inn 6th Annual Online Art Show & Sale

This week, until April 29th, you can purchase $5 chances here to win this original oil painting of Melvin, the […]

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Laughing Earth

Letting Emerson (and the daffodils) say it best: “The earth laughs in flowers.” 

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Call to Artists! Respond by May 1

Celebrating the Siskiyou Crest: A Festival of Art, Culture, and Science July 14-16, 2023, at Pacifica Garden, Williams

APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE ART SHOWAPPLY IN ALL ARTS and in POETRY, MUSIC, DANCETo access the form online, go to go to our website for application and other you don’t have access to Google Docs or a gmail address, download an application here.All submissions must use as subject matter the wild nature of the Siskiyou Crest.See the application form and Facebook page for more details.Deadline to apply: May 1, Facebook: “Celebrating the Siskiyou Crest”For more information or answers to questions, contactDiana Coogle at [email protected]

Festival produced by the Siskiyou Crest Coalitionto showcase the inspirational beauty and ecological significance of the Siskiyou Crest

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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!

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Spring Flores

There might be snow on the mountains, hail in the morning, sun in the afternoon and three wardrobe changes in an April southern Oregon day but one things remains…it’s a floral delight! I’ve got tulips in my living room doing their tulipy stem dance, a $12 indulgence that brings immense joy and satisfaction. Gardens are […]

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