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Ashland New Plays Festival Announces ANPF 2018 Fall Festival Schedule

ANPF 2018 poster

Ashland New Plays Festival today announced the schedule for its 27th annual Fall Festival.

October 17-21, 2018, at the Unitarian Center, 87 4th Street in Ashland.

ANPF 2018 playwrights, clockwise from top left: Nate Eppler, Ian August, Stephanie Alison Walker, and Victor Lesniewski.

The four winning playwrights, whose plays were selected in blind readings of 400 submissions from around the world, will have their plays produced as dramatic readings by world-class actors and directors in matinee and evening performances.

Each year, more than 50 hard-working volunteers read, debate and score every play submitted to the festival. Artistic Director Kyle Hadenselects the four winners from the readers’ highest-scoring plays. This year’s festival will feature new work by Ian August, Nate Eppler, Victor Lesniewski, and Stephanie Alison Walker, who is a returning winner. Full details on the winning playwrights and their plays are below.

“It was a thrill

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Artist Applicants Welcome at Art & Soul Gallery in Ashland

Art & Soul Gallery in Ashland

Art & Soul Gallery in Ashland is accepting applications from new Artists.

Applications can be found on our website at or can be picked up at Art & Soul gallery, located at 247 East Main Street, Ashland, Oregon.

For Artists Interested in applying to Art & Soul Gallery

The Art & Soul Gallery is an LLC owned by 5 local Artists. All Artists who submit an application are juried for exhibiting.

Artists will need a large body (6-8) of high quality paintings to exhibit at any one time.

There is a payment of a monthly fee, a one time website set up fee, and gallery commission fees.

Artists are required to work in the gallery eight hours a month.

Artists are to submit 6-8 digital images. Please give medium and dimensions. A resume of art activities, memberships, honors, etc. should be included in your application. Artists

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Ashland Gallery Association’s July 2018 Exhibits

Image caption:  Wendy Bloom, “Mama Bear,” Acrylic on Canvas

Ashland Gallery Association Art Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions First Friday Art Walk, July 6th from 5 to 8 pm

Stroll the galleries and take in the visual delights in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Enjoy this free year-round community event, filled with a diverse array of artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and lively conversation!

For more information about all of our exhibits and to download the July Gallery Tour map, please visit:

July Spotlight Exhibits Houston’s Custom Framing “The Art of Peanuts Animation”

Celebrating our 23rd business anniversary!

Houston’s Custom Framing and Fine Art is celebrating 23 years in business with a very special exhibit, “The Art of Peanuts Animation”.

Come and enjoy this world debut of the first micro limited edition release from the Studio of Bill Melendez Productions. Suppertime! depicts a scene of America’s first Foodie, Snoopy, from

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This Saturday – Celebrate “The Year of the Dog”!

This Saturday - Celebrate "The Year of the Dog"! Ashland Art Center and SO Humane

Whimsical Animal Art – Dana Feagin Art “The Year of the Dog” Saturday, June 23rd 3-6PM Ashland Art Center Join me, along with other local artists, this Saturday afternoon for art, wine, snacks and fun, in celebration of dogs! The first 50 attendees receive a swag bag filled with goodies, including an art magnet from me and a cake pop from Kat von Cupcake. This event benefits Southern Oregon Humane Society and the Ashland Art Center. Hope to see you there! Copyright © 2018 Dana Feagin, All rights reserved.

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Silvia Trujillo’s Landscapes on Exhibit at Shepherd’s Dream

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Many of my works are being exhibited at Shepherd’s Dream until May 31 in a solo show….

Silvia Trujillo Landscape Paintings on Exhibit now thru May 31 Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk May 4th, 2018 Shepherd’s Dream 42 East Main Street In Ashland, OR

If you haven’t had a chance to check out the new location of this wonderful store that specializes in natural bedding products, now’s a good time to do so!

I’m impressed with the artistically simulated bedroom environments that are displayed in the store, plus the way they’ve used my art to accent these restful sleep /space vignettes.

Here’s the flyer :

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13th Annual Conference & Workshops presented by Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts

13th annual Masterpiece Christian Artist Conference

NETWORKING AND EXCEPTIONAL CAMARADERIE WITH OTHER ARTISTS OF FAITH. Fulltime tracks: Portraiture, Still Life, Landscape, or Artisan One Day Classes: Mosaic, Stone wrapped jewelry Plus: Marketing, Digital Drawing and Painting. Artistic adventures await you or an artist you love at the 13th annual Masterpiece Christian Artist Conference at the beautiful Ashland Hill Hotel and Conference Center in the foothills of Ashland, Oregon. Inspiring technical and personalized instruction with professional and nationally recognized instructors Ned Mueller, JoAnn Peralta, and the young and talented Brittany Weistling forthis 4 day event. Morning and evening devotional sessions embracing a Biblical worldview while exploring the place and impact of “The Table” in art and culture. Plus One Day Artisan Workshops : Introduction to Mosaics and Wire Entwined Stone Jewelry and Marketing Tips of the Trade. These Workshops and breakout sessions will ignite your gifts and passion for your art and your faith with renewed

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Public Art workshop presented by Oregon Center for the Arts

GOING PUBLIC: Creating Art for Public Spaces –

Public Art workshop presented by Oregon Center for the Arts with support from the City of Ashland Saturday, April 21st 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Meese Auditorium, located in the Art Building at Southern Oregon University 555 Indiana Street, Ashland OR

To register:

General Directions:

555 Indiana Street, Ashland, OR 97520. Located at the corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street on the Southern Oregon University campus. The Art Building and Meese Auditorium at Southern Oregon University are most directly accessible off of Interstate 5 at Exit 14, the southern Ashland exit.

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Free Ashland Open Studio Tour October 14th and 15th, 2017

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4th Annual Ashland Open Studio Tour Come Into Our Studios… October 14th & 15th,2017 Free to public

Ashland, Oregon: The Ashland Gallery Association sponsors the Ashland Open Studio Tour. On the weekend of October 14th and 15th the public is invited to tour the studios of the visual artists of this region including Ashland, Phoenix and Talent. On this studio tour, you will find exceptional artwork and have the opportunity to see working studios and works in progress. A great chance to engage with the artists and ask question about their work and individual creative processes.

Demonstrations are scheduled throughout the two-day tour.

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SOAR Welcomes Jessica Lee!

Mixed Media Works by Jessica Lee at GoodBean Coffee : Eclipse, Mixed media painting by Jessica Lee

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is honored to introduce mixed media artist Jessica Lee of Ashland.

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The Artist’s Voice Winter 2016 issue from Ashland Art Center

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This is the Q1 2016 winter issue of the Ashand Art Center’s newsletter. Read online or download to read AAC art events, classes and news! [gview file=""]

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