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Eggs and Oak Leaves

Last painting of 2014.   I have not shown a lot of new work on my blog this past year, I have been working super hard though, I’m 65% (give or take) of the way finished with a larger project that has taken me MONTHS and  MONTHS.  I have a deadline of March First Friday […]

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C Street Phoenix, Oregon

A few blocks from my house, painted this summer. I’ve painted this building and square block from almost all sides now…  Endlessly interesting.Filed under: Landscape, Paintings Tagged: 2014, art, Ashland Art Center, fine art, landscape, oil, oil painting, plein air, rogue valley, Sarah burns, sarah f burns, southern oregon

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Kim’s Last Weekend

Medford Kim’s – a place glamorous and practical, exotic and so familiar, a place so many people carry special memories of, a place that has gotten more beautiful with age –  is being torn down, beginning Monday, Nov 10, 2014.  I’ve painted this spot twice before, and went out today to get make one last effort at […]

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“Winter Coat” Art Exhibition at Clatsop Community College Art Center Gallery

Winter Coat, oil on canvas, Matthew Dennison

The exhibition Winter Coat will open at the Clatsop Community College Art Center Gallery with a reception on Thursday, November 13 from 6:00 – 8:00p.m. The show continues through January 15, 2015. The gallery reception and exhibit are free and open to the public. The CCC Art Center Gallery, 1799 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and on weekends and holidays by appointment.

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Small Treasures in November

Haunted Trolley Tours Next Weekend!

 Art Presence is pleased to announce that the gallery w […]

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Ephemera

For those of you who have wondered what goes on in that nifty blue building on the Phoenix, OR main drag —- > click. I kind of like the preliminary drawing too – Filed under: Landscape, painting, Paintings, Uncategorized Tagged: 2014, art, ephemera, fine art, landscape, oil, oil painting, oregon, phoenix, plein, plein air, rogue […]

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Making an Effort

I’m making a real effort to get most of my available work up onto my Etsy site – I’ve been so resistant to the dull work of it all, but for whatever reason, I’m on a roll now.  You know, just in case you have $60 – $3000 burning a hole in your pocket.  (lol, […]

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New Artist Opportunities from the Art Deadlines List

This list has not been edited, so there may be calls here for which Oregon artists are not elegible. However, there are LOTs of opportunities of all different kinds listed, so please take a few minutes to review it and find the calls that suit you and your work!

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Life Drawing Class – In Session October 1!

It’s that time again – Life Drawing Class Wednesday night, 6-8:30 pm. Registration form found here . Hone your skills, learn what to do during long poses, learn to capture the weight, character, proportion, placement, structure, form, anatomy, volume, value, texture and expression of the human figure. Ten weeks is enough time to sink your teeth in and […]

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