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DIY Natural Puffy Paint

Puffy paint is a great way to add some texture to your art projects, but conventional puffy paints contain chemicals, preservatives and petroleum based ingredients unsafe for children. Here’s how to make non-toxic, natural puffy paint with only…

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The Truth About Plein Air Painting To Paint or Not to Paint

Inspiring Millions to paint outdoors This video is about Touch Move and Inspire. Get a free Book at his website The paintings of Stefan Baumann reveal the true spirit of nature by transporting the viewer to distant lands that have gone unseen and undisturbed. With the huge success of Baumann’s weekly PBS television series “The Grand View: America’s National Parks through the Eyes of an Artist,” millions of people witness for themselves the magic Stefan portrays on canvas, his passion for nature and the American landscape. By distilling his love of nature into a luminous painting of brilliant, saturated…

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July 14th, 6 -8 p.m at Platt Anderson Cellars

Join us for a Saturday night to remember when these two entertainers get together. Music will feature rock and roll, Jazz ballads and 60’s San Francisco rock. No cover charge. Robbie DeCosta, is a local musician, guitarist, actor and songwriter well known for playing the Big Bopper in “The Day the Music Died” at Camelot theater. […]

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State Budget Inculdes $8.8 Million Increase in California Arts Council Funding

Governor Brown and State Legislature boost investment in local community-building through the arts.

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Artist Member Show

July 20, 3:00 pm – 6:00pm July 21, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm July 22, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm   Val Dann Val was born in New York City and from her earliest memories, art has played an important role in her life. She studied fine art in New York and graduated with a […]

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New Video!

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I’m so delighted that a friend who came to visit recently made a lovely video with clips of me teaching art classes. Enjoy watching my new video…it will only take one minute of your time.

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Ashland Gallery Association’s July 2018 Exhibits

Image caption:  Wendy Bloom, “Mama Bear,” Acrylic on Canvas

Ashland Gallery Association Art Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions First Friday Art Walk, July 6th from 5 to 8 pm

Stroll the galleries and take in the visual delights in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Enjoy this free year-round community event, filled with a diverse array of artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and lively conversation!

For more information about all of our exhibits and to download the July Gallery Tour map, please visit:

July Spotlight Exhibits Houston’s Custom Framing “The Art of Peanuts Animation”

Celebrating our 23rd business anniversary!

Houston’s Custom Framing and Fine Art is celebrating 23 years in business with a very special exhibit, “The Art of Peanuts Animation”.

Come and enjoy this world debut of the first micro limited edition release from the Studio of Bill Melendez Productions. Suppertime! depicts a scene of America’s first Foodie, Snoopy, from

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Art Deadlines List - June 2018 - Freedom Through Art!

Art Deadlines List Image - The Earth Without Art is Just 'Eh'

July 02, 2018 – ARTIST NETWORK | WATERMEDIA SHOWCASE Showcase your talent by entering this exciting competition, brought to you by Watercolor Artist magazine. Award Winners and Honorable Mentions will be published in the April 2019 issue of Watercolor Artist. Entry Fee. Details: June 30, 2018 – FREE WEBINAR ON HOW TO GET A PATRON OR SPONSOR Ongoing – A Free Online webinar that will teach you methods to find Patrons and Sponsors for your art. You will learn how one artist got Apple Computers and Bose Sound to sponsor art work and art projects and also how individual donors and Patrons can be solicited. There is also an option to extend your education in other areas. All those who register for the free webinar get a free booklet right away on how one artist got invited to the Whitney Biennial. No Entry Fee. Details: June 30, 2018

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The Savings Are Heating Up During Central Art’s Sidewalk Sale!

Annual Sidewalk Sale July 13 14 Central Art Supply, Medford, Oregon

Central Art’s SIDEWALK SALE! Friday & Saturday, July 13 & 14, 2018

Beat the increasing summer heat during Central Art’s Annual Sidewalk Sale and find unbelievable deals on overstock, discontinued items and even storage and fixtures!

Who knows what remarkable treasures you’ll uncover?

Word on the street is that you won’t want to miss this sale event! VISIT CENTRAL ART!

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Art du Jour’s July 2018 Exhibits

Cheryl Magellan's Selfie Exhibit

During the month of July Ginny Matheson will be the featured artist at Art du Jour Gallery, and Judy Benson LeNier’s work will continue to be featured in the Salon till the end of the month. In addition, Cheryl Magellen will be bringing her poplular Selfie Show to Medford. On third Friday music will be provided by the Minstrel Streams.

Featured Artist Ginny Matheson

As the featured artist for the month of June at Art Du Jour Gallery, Ginny Matheson presents’’a body of work themed “Mixed Media Landscapes”.

Mont Blanc by Ginny Matheson. -Submitted by the artist

Ginny lives and works in Southern Oregon, but her earliest art training was in Michigan where she worked primarily in stone and wood carving. After moving to Indiana, Ginny began to focus on two-dimensional media and took more training in drawing, painting, and collage. By 2004 she had begun

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