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Poetry, Plaisance, and a Present for You!

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This week, we officially celebrate gratitude—though we unofficially celebrate it year-round, of course! So another big Thank You to all who helped me get to Vermont Studio Center in October. It was a dream come true—with the bonus of crimson-and-gold foliage and many new friends. I spent entire days in what I call Poetry Land, looking up from the page or screen to watch the Gihon River run past outside my studio window. It was a bit of heaven on earth. In addition to mostly finishing my poetry manuscript, I created and posted little bits of micropoetry and watercolors each day to share the journey. When I gathered those daily lines together, I was happy to see that they had shaped a single poem that celebrates beauty and community. You can find it here along with a few of the paintings. (In the photo, courtesy of Howard Romero,

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2018 Angels Show

Join us as we host the 6th annual exhibition of angel art for the first time in its new venue! Angel art by 40 artists. 11/30–12/30, with a reception on 12/1 from 1–3pm.

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2018 Angels Show Call to Artists

Art Presence, in conjunction with Southern Oregon Artists Resource, calls to all S. Oregon artists to show us your angels for this year’s holiday exhibition

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Praying Angel Painting

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I created a praying angel painting for the GoodBean’s Angels show, and now that I have a new blog, I wanted tomake it the subject of my first post! I thought I would take an approach that’s a little different from the art I normally create. This angel is 11″ x 14″, a watercolor and ink collage. She has already attracted many lovely compliments, and will be on display with the angels of other southern Oregon artists at GoodBean Coffee in Jacksonville, Oregon until the afternoon of December 31, 2015.

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A Warm Welcome to Artist Karen O’Brien!

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The Southern Oregon Artists Resource extends a warm welcome to artist Karen O’Brien of Grants Pass, who can now be found in the Visual Artists directory and the Art Education section of www.soartists.com. We met Karen last December, when she entered two of her fabulous “Urban Folk” angels in the second annual Angels show at the GoodBean Café in Jacksonville. It was hard to give them back to her after the show! Please help us welcome this talented artist by visiting her listing to find a link to her website, social media sites, and bookmark her Etsy shop in progress.

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