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Art Presence March- April 2019 Newsletter

March – April 2 0 1 9 N E W S L E T T E R A R T E N H A N C I N G C O M M U N I T Y Shining Mountains by Andre Satie Balloons Over Began by Susan Quinn Sundial Courtyard by Katharine Gracey Hand Woven Basket by John Campbell Shadow by Tom Glassman Air Mail by Nancy Bardos Floating by Bill Stanton Unraveled by Brenda Mills Branan California Dreaming by Patrick Beste Wooden Bowl by Bruce Millbank Tommy by Anne Brooke Landscape Platter by Debra Earley Come and Visit Jacksonville Art Presence Art Center on the grounds of the Historic Courthouse 206 Fifth Street, Jacksonville, OR 97530 Like +1 Forward to Friend Facebook Website Email Google Plus

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Class: Basic Drawing for Adults

Join experienced art teacher Anne Brooke to learn basic drawing skills! First Session: March 11th through April 15th, Mondays from 3–4:30pm Second Session: April 29th through June 3rd, Mondays from 3–4:30pm

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Up, Up and Away! March-April Members Show

Our members’ show of art with an uplifting theme opens on Friday, March 1 and continues through Sunday, April 28. Reception Saturday, March 2 from 1–3 pm

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Naked Art 2019 ~ No Mats, No Frames, Big Savings!

Naked Art & Say It In Six exhibits are open for viewing now through Sunday, Feb. 25. Reception Saturday, Feb. 3 from 1–3 pm with live music and author reading by Christin Lore Weber.

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Naked Art 2019 ~ No Mats, No Frames, Big Savings!

Naked Art & Say It In Six exhibits are open for viewing now through Sunday, Feb. 25. Reception Saturday, Feb. 3 from 1–3 pm with live music and author reading by Christin Lore Weber.

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Publishing Today

Publishing Today - Free event with Ginna and David Gordon of Lucky Valley Press at Art Presence Art Center

Ginna and David Gordon FREE presentation: Publishing Today, a conversation about indie publishing, from 5–6 pm on Fri, Jan 4 at Art Presence

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Poetry, Plaisance, and a Present for You!

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Poetry

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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November Author Reading: Sharon Mehdi

Jacksonville author Sharon Mehdi reads excerpts from her newly published books, “Eleanor Bobbin,” “The Great Spirit Grandmother Gathering,” and “The Curious Quest for Absolute Truth” on Friday, November 9 at 5 pm.

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Holiday Treasures 2018 * Give Art to Inspire! *

Holiday Treasures 2018: Fri, Nov 2—Sun, Dec 30. Reception on Sat, Nov 3, from 1–3 pm. Give art to inspire, shop local and support artists for the holidays!

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