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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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“The Occupant” at Ashland’s Bellview Grange

“The Occupant” will be coming to Ashland’s Bellview Grange

“The Occupant” Comes to Theatre Convivio, Starring Rogue Valley Legend Brandy Carson

Theatre Convivio, a small but mighty Ashland-based theatre company, is planning a staged reading of Edward Albee’s 2001 play, “The Occupant,” based on the life of famous American sculptor and “living work of art” Louise Nevelson.

During her life, Nevelson was famous for her striking 3-D, monochromatic sculptures, often made out of found materials and discarded furniture. She passed away in 1988 of poor health, leaving behind a large legacy of original artwork that had been featured at exhibits all over the world. Legend has it that due to her fame and prominence in the art world, Nevelson requested her name be removed from the door of her hospital room, replaced with the word “Occupant” to avoid unwanted visitors.

Albee’s play imagines an interview between a deceased

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Save the Date Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts 13th Annual Conference

So you’re thinking….wouldn’t it be so great to do something just sooooooooo much fun while getting a fresh boost of Inspiration from a Biblical Worldview In current culture and exceptional artistic technical instruction plus camaraderie with other professionally minded and passionate artists of faith?Then you or an beloved artist you know can kick start some summer plans June 14 – 17th by being at the 2018 Masterpiece Christian Artist Conference and Workshops in Ashland, Oregon at the beautiful Ashland Hill Hotel and Conference Center. It’s a stellar and inspiring lineup of talent and joy! Paint with professional and nationally recognized instructors Ned Mueller, JoAnn Peralta, and the young and talented Brittany Weistlingfor this 4 day event. Plus One Day Artisan Workshops : Introduction to Mosaics andWire Entwined Stone Jewelry and Marketing tips of the Trade. These Workshops and breakout sessions will ignite your gifts and passion for your art

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Blog Detour

Hi friends!My blog has moved to a brighter happier website home with more windows and a place to sit down a while. Come on over! And because Google and blogger and other technical Wizard of Oz things, I can’t seem to remove this one. See you …

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Ashland's First Friday Art Walk, March 2nd, from 5 to 8 pm

Student artist, Rachel Feinberg, jewelry making

Ashland Gallery Association March Spotlight Exhibits Annual Student Art Show

March First Friday will celebrate student art during the AGA Annual Student Art Show! Alongside art by well-known local, regional and national artists, galleries and businesses will feature works by budding young student artists from Ashland High School Art Department.

Join us for the Student Artist Receptions during the Friday Art Walk on March 2nd from 5 to 8 PM. There will be a variety of media on display by these creative young artists including: paintings, drawings, mixed media, jewelry pieces, woodwork, and photography. Most exhibits will be on display throughout the month of March.

Participating galleries and student artists:

American Trails: Ginny Cotton, Grace Jack

Ashland Art Center: Jade Bromley, Izzy Duval, Taylor Monroe, Curtis Jones

Ashland Art Works: Gemti Loewenstein, Enya Cochran Harrison Romney, Kai Cheval, Vincent Forster, Joah Margul,

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Ashland New Plays Festival opens its 2018 season March 25th

Production photo from The Luckiest People world premiere at Curious Theatre Company, photo by Michael Ensminger

Production photo from The Luckiest People world premiere at Curious Theatre Company, photo by Michael Ensminger

Ashland New Plays Festival will open its 2018 season by staging a dramatic reading of a family drama, Your Best One, on Sunday, March 25, at 7:30 p.m. at Southern Oregon University’s Music Recital Hall. Tickets are available now at www.ashlandnewplays.org.

The play by Meridith Friedman will feature actors Rex Young, James Edmondson, Paul Michael Garcia and Kate Berry. The four are well-known to Ashland audiences and previously appeared in Friedman’s play The Luckiest People at ANPF’s 2015 Fall Festival. They will reprise their original roles and Paul Mason Barnes will direct. “I love, love, love Ashland,” said Friedman, who lives in Los Angeles and writes for television. “ANPF has terrific, smart, insightful patrons, and I’m looking forward to finding out their feedback on the play.”

Your Best One and Friedman’s 2015

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Fancy Cake

I adore life’s simple fancy pleasures.  Great coffee, perfect pastries, new art supplies. If you’re looking for an uplifting creative afternoon that combine all three, come join us for the next Poets & Painters at Pennington Farms in the Apple…

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Central Art’s 2018 Art Extravaganza Mini Workshop Schedule

Central Art's 2018 Art Extravaganza Mini Workshop Schedule

Central Art’s 2018 Art Extravaganza Mini Workshop Schedule

It’s Coming! Sign up NOW for Central Art’s 2018 Mini Workshop Extravaganza!

*Pre-registration required for ALL workshops.

All workshops are for 1 hour.

Friday, February 9th

10:00am – POSCA MARKERS – $7

Express your creativity with POSCA paint markers! POSCA water-based, non-toxic markers make it easy to paint, write and draw on a variety of surfaces. Each attendee will use POSCA markers on birch wood panels, rocks & fabric.

 

11:30am – LIQUITEX ACRYLIC PAINT – $7

Dive into the history of acrylic paint; the chemistry behind its drying process; color bias and split complimentary palettes; and a few exciting painting techniques and applications with acrylic mediums.

 

1:00pm – CELEBRATION OF SUMI STYLE – $10

Explore the ancient art of sumi painting with Yuming Zhu. Learn about the tools used and how brush

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Owls by Eva Thiemann at Creekside Pizza in Ashland

I am having oil paintings of Great Grey Owl, Snowy Owl and Great Horned owls and bears at the Creekside Pizza which is part of Ashland Gallery Association. Exhibit from January till beginning of March 2018

Artist Eva Thiemann shows her oil paintings of Great Grey Owls, Snowy Owls and Great Horned Owls at Creekside Pizza, an Ashland Gallery Association member. Also on display are her wonderful paintings of bears. Eva’s style is unique and vibrant, born of years of watching bears in Alaska, with her subjects realistically rendered, but with the addition of beautiful colors, and semi-abstract backgrounds of snowy mountain ranges. Her exhibit of paintings is available for viewing from January through the beginning of March 2018.

Happy new Year from Natural Earth Paint

Natural Earth Paints

Happy New Year! 2017 was a wonderful year of growth for Natural Earth Paint! We are excited for new things to come in 2018! We want to wish everyone Health and Happiness in the new year! Choose to live a healthier lifestyle by making small changes that not only impact your health and well-being but living in an eco-friendly way that encourages others to do the same.

Read Natural Earth Paint Founder and Artist Leah Fanning’s Interview with Green America. Find out why she switched from conventional paints to all natural, non-toxic paint supplies

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