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BUZZ! New Bee City USA Mosaic Unveiled in Talent

Within the 32-foot-long mosaic simply titled “Talent: Bee City, USA” are tens of thousands of pieces and the efforts of more than 100 volunteers who worked for the past year and a half, according to Talent artist Karen Rycheck, who wore a purple “beehive” wig Saturday morning at the Talent Commons near City Hall, joining city officials in celebrating the completion of the 18-month project. “It’s very much the community’s work,” Rycheck said. “I facilitated it, but I didn’t make it.” Photo by Andy Atkinson

Have you seen the new mosaic that was just unveiled in Talent?

Photo by Andy Atkinson/ Mail Tribune

Within the 32-foot-long mosaic simply titled “Talent: Bee City, USA” are tens of thousands of pieces and the efforts of more than 100 volunteers who worked for the past year and a half, according to Talent artist Karen Rycheck, who wore a purple “beehive” wig Saturday morning at the Talent Commons near City Hall, joining city officials in celebrating the completion of the 18-month project.

“It’s very much the community’s work,” Rycheck said. “I facilitated it, but I didn’t make it.”

Detail, Talent Bee City USA Mural photo by Andy Atkinson, Mail Tribune

Bee City USA Check out these links for more information: Bee City Mosaic Video Mail Tribute Article

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Pollinator Art Reception @ The Pollination Place

Pollinator Art Reception @ The Pollination Place

Pollinator Art Reception @ The Pollination Place

Ten local artists are displaying and selling their artwork to benefit Pollinator Project Rogue Valley’s Buzzway Corridor

Please join us for refreshments, art viewing and short talks from the artists about their work in our new offices at 107 W. First St. in Phoenix, Oregon

Wednesday September 27 from 6 to 8 pm

For more information call Catie Faryl at

Center for Creative Change 535-1854

Call to Artists for 2017 Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show

Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show 2016 judges Linda Mecum and Reg Pullen cruise the boardwalk.

Call to Artists for 2017 Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show

Artists are invited to submit work for “Blossoms, Butterflies and Bees,” the 2017 Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show.

2017 Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show : Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show 2016 judges Linda Mecum and Reg Pullen cruise the boardwalk.

The annual show is an open air, public art display on the picturesque Bandon boardwalk. Submissions are accepted March 31 through May 19, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. Artwork will be displayed Memorial Day weekend through the second weekend in September. Artists of all ages create original works on weatherproof boards. Acrylic or oil painting are the most common media, but past shows have featured photography, collage and three-dimensional works. Art boards and entry forms are available in Bandon at the Port of Bandon office, 390 1st St. SW; and Art by the Sea Gallery,

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