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Arts Education Campaign Yields Results in Portland

On November 6, Portland voters passed ballot measure 26-146 to restore arts and music programs in Portland schools and fund arts access citywide. Needless to say, we are thrilled with the results—the measure passed with 62% approval! Measure 26-126 creates a new income tax of $35 per income-earning resident (above the federal poverty level), which […]

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BCA10 Awards Showcase pARTnerships (from The pARTnership Movement)

When business supports the arts, everyone profits. I had the honor of serving as a judge for The BCA 10 awards this year and found tangible evidence that this is true. The annual awards recognize 10 U.S. companies for their exceptional commitment to the arts. We evaluated nominees from across America—from small mom and pop […]

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Giving Voice to the Arts - eNews Update from Americans for the Arts

Giving Voice to the Arts - Americans for the Arts

In this issue: ArtsVote2012 Programs Featured at the Political Conventions Sport Your Action Fund Wares Research from Americans for the Arts Shaping Federal Arts Policy Supporting Arts Advocacy in States and Cities PAC Update Message from the President – Elections are not just about the candidates you vote for, but the policies they support and the impact they will have on the arts in your community.

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Ceramics with Garry Price

Drop in and work with artist Garry Price on wheel and hand-building ceramics projects!  Expert help for both beginners and advanced students. Garry Price has had a long and varied career in Three Dimensional Arts.  He creates wonderful ceramics, glass and steel pieces and large scale public sculptural installations.  His approach is very process oriented, …

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Uninstructed Long Pose Life Drawing or Painting

Weekly Drop in classes – 3 hour poses – perfect for painting or in-depth drawing.  Moderated by Sarah F Burns. Every Wednesday   6:30 – 9:30 pm $12 General, $10 Artist Members – CASH  or CHECKS please October  3 and 10 – Julia, new model October 17 and 24 – Will – dancer November 7 and 14 …

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Uninstructed Short Pose Figure Drawing

Moderated by Ann DiSalvo  EveryMonday 10:00 – 12:30   Drop In,  $10, $9 for Art Center Members Unclothed model, Adults only Bring your own non-toxic materials Long and Short Poses up to 25 minutes. Held at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, OR 97520 Filed under: Classes, Drawing, Figure Drawing, Painting, Watercolor Tagged: ashland art center, drawing, …

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Bring on the Bling! Jewelry Design with Wendy Gell

Join celebrated jewelry designer Wendy Gell and make fabulous wristies, pins, necklaces and more out of old jewelry, stones, beads etc from your drawers! Sundays in October 2:00 – 4:00 pm or by appointment $20 per class Some materials included – but bring your own bling or purchase some of Wendy’s precious findings. Held upstairs in Studio #8 …

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Paper Mache/Paper Clay Mask Making with Amy Godard Navickas

October is Bear Creek Watershed Exploration month in Ashland and we will celebrate by making animal masks!  We will focus on watershed animals such as owls, foxes, deer, pacific fishers, trout, frogs, cougars, black bears, bald eagles and more.  Come and make an animal mask from paper mache and paper clay and explore your wild side.  Just …

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Once is Not Enough: Upcycle T-Shirts in to Market Bags with Robbin Pearce

Robbin Pearce of Birdie Bags will guide you through the process of making functional and hip market bags out of your choice of t-shirt. Notions and tools will be provided. Bring a t-shirt (long or short sleeved) and if you have a sewing kit, bring that too. Saturday, October 13, 11:00 – 1:00  FREE! RSVP to [email protected] Ages …

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Ashland Art Center Printmaking Studio is Open for New Members!

To become a new member you must take a 35.00 dollar class taught by the studio co-managers. In this class you will learn the in’s and the out’s of the print studio and how to use all of the equipment. Some printmaking experience is helpful. We are currently offering the class Saturdays afternoons. Please call …

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