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Wedding Flowers

   Filed under: Flowers, Paintings, Still Life, Uncategorized Tagged: 2015, art, fine art, floral, flowers, oil, oil painting, painting, Sarah burns, sarah f burns, work of sarah f burns

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Author Readings at Tomorrow’s Reception 12-3pm

Art Presence Art Center will have a second reception for its Small Treasures holiday show on Saturday, December 5 from noon to 3pm. Anna Elkins will read from her “children’s book for grownups,” And, The Story of More, at 1:00pm. At 2:00pm Steve Carlson will read from one of four books represented in the gallery.

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Pear Still Life

I’m moving inside, thinking about still life and figurative work now that the weather is too cold for landscape painting.  Filed under: painting, Paintings, Still Life, Uncategorized Tagged: 2015, art, oil, painting, Pear, sarah f burns, still life, work of sarah f burns

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Barrel 42, Medford, Oregon

It started with this composition for a smaller panel, but decided to move to the larger panel with more background info, which gave me a chance to play with an idea I’d been kicking around for a while.  I had been looking at the “Classical” landscape painting formulas and wanted to make a painting that used these […]

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Roseburg Paint Out

I usually resist paint out competition weekends, because they are never really very productive; I wind up usually making paintings in places I don’t have an affinity for and there is not enough time and there is the added pressure of knowing your work will literally be judged.  Umpqua Valley Arts Association hosts a paint […]

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City of Portland

Oil on Panel 10″ x 16″ City of Portland from the Bluff — University of Oregon campus Recently I got to paint a spot I’ve been dying to paint for a couple of years and I got to paint out with a  Portland artist I’d been dying to meet in real life — Gabriel Liston. […]

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Call to Artists – Taste of Ashland Poster Contest

A Taste of Ashland 2015 Festival illustration image

Please see the attached submission guidelines for the 2016 A Taste of Ashland Poster Contest. Please follow the specifications carefully and submit by the December 4th deadline.

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CJCI Workshop

CJCI Workshop participants show off the jewelry they made during Wendy’s second CJCI workshop at the 2015 annual convention in Providence, Rhode Island!

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Pilot Rock

Pilot Rock – As seen from the Pacific Crest Trail near Hobart Bluff, in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. I painted this in September after the smoke cleared out of the valley.  (We had a terrible, terrible smokey summer from all the wild fires this year.  This is the only bummer about living surrounded by wilderness. […]

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Plein Air Painting Video

I participated in a paint out event in Roseburg, Oregon and while there, Michael Sullivan, photojournalist at the News Review created this little video profile. Thanks Mike and check out his work at

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