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First Friday Shows and New Works by Silvia Rothschild Trujillo

Indian Memorial, oil painting by Silvia Rothschild Trujillo

During the holidays (and all year ’round), do you ever find yourself needing to slow down but you just can’t? I think this is one of the divine purposes of art… to bring us to our senses in the most literal way, and create a sense of awe out of something as simple as oil on canvas. Whether you are in Southern Oregon, Northern California or someplace beyond, I have some events and suggestions to help you experience that sense of wonder and connection through art. Read on…

Featured artist show at Art & Soul Gallery, Ashland, OR: “Gazing With Awe: Rogue Impressions and Beyond” We are surrounded by beauty that begs for acknowledgment. It can be blatant as a snow-frosted peak on a spring morning, or as simple as objects on the kitchen counter. These painting communicate mood and a sense of time by coloring the light and

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New Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Art Classes! Visit our Website Click on any picture to reach our website class signup page. How to Paint Snow with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, Dec 2 1 – 4 pm All materials provided Create your own painting of a winter scene Learn about color theory (warm & cool colors) Have a fun afternoon! All skill levels are welcome $30 per person, includes all materials. Animal Portraits with Bobbi Baldwin Saturday, Dec 9 9:30 – 5 Paint your beloved pet or favorite animal, open to all mediums (exce! Dogs, cats, horses, tigers, cows, wild animals Whatever your favorite fur or feather animals are! We will work on learning the anatomical structure of bodies and faces as well as how to best portray them! We will also work on composition, color theory, techniques, and painting. Beginners through advanced artists—all are welcome. $85 per person. Materials list to be sent to you.

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Open Holiday Studio and New Seasonal Classes at LightGarden Glass Art!

Time to spend together… This time of year we are especially appreciative of our friends that visit us throughout the year as well as those who will come into our lives in the future. Join us for a celebration of the holidays with our Holiday Open Studio. Four special guest artists will be joining in the festivities and Cliff Creek Vineyards will be pouring wine! Art does not have to be purchased to be enjoyed. See You There!

LightGarden Glass Art Gift Certificates can be purchase in house or online on our website: click here

These projects can be done during our regularly scheduled workshops on Wednesday and Saturday mornings from 10 – 12n. Please call or email ahead to reserve your space.

Glass Enamel Painting: Deer

December 9th 1-4pm

Here’s a great little project for learning to paint with glass enamels.

Make either

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Reminder: Poets & Painters Workshop Nov 11 - Register Now!!

Poets & Painters & Pie workshop with Anna Elkins and Mindy Carpenter at Pennington Farms, Applegate Vallte Valley, November 11, 2017

Hello creative friend! I hope this finds you very well on this cozy fall day. 🍁🍂 I’m writing today to let you know that the next Poets & Painters (& Pie) Workshop is coming up right around the corner. Last one of 2017…hope you can join us! This time it’s at the charming historic Pennington Farms Bakery in the Applegate. This is a fun inspiring day of writing & painting, pie indulging & coffee sipping. Anna Elkins leads you through a freestyle writing & poetry exercise (hint: it will involve pie) & I will guide us through a still life painting of…you guessed it, pie, seasonal flora & vintage props. If you haven’t been to Pennington Farms, the entire surrounding is a painting waiting to happen. Inspiration everywhere! And workshop promise: you will leave with a finished painting. ❤️🎨 Please email: [email protected] to hold your spot. Treat yourself to a

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ART EXPLORATIONS MINI WORKSHOP at Central Art Supply

 

“ART EXPLORATIONS MINI WORKSHOP”

EXCLUSIVELY AT CENTRAL ART, FEATURING ENCAUSTICS!

When: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Time: 2:00PM – 3:00PM

Where: Central Art

Fee: $5

September’s Mini Workshop dives into the exciting world of Encaustic Painting! Whether it’s painting traditionally or collaging/mixed media, encaustics have amazing versatility as one of the world’s oldest artistic mediums. Enjoy a one-hour hands-on introduction to what makes this such a “hot” art form!

 

All supplies are provided.

 

Call now (541) 773-1444 or stop by Central Art and reserve your spot for this mini workshop! Seats are limited to 12 participants. Visit Central Art!

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GPMA Fall Art Classes

Grants Pass Museum of Art Fall 2017 Art Classes and Workshops - image of a group of students painting

Art Classes for Adults! Visit our Website Paint Like David Hockney with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, September 9 1 – 4 pm Leave with an acrylic painting. Learn about Pop Art and David Hockney Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills Paint any Hockney painting you wish. Have a fun afternoon! All skill levels are welcome $30 per person, includes all materials. Paint like Monet with Kristen O’Neill Wednesday, September 13 1:30 – 4:30 pm Leave with an acrylic painting. Learn about Impressionism and Monet Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills Paint any Monet painting you wish. Have a fun afternoon! All skill levels are welcome $30 per person, includes all materials. THIS CLASS ISN’T ON OUR WEBSITE YET – PLEASE CALL 541-479-3290 to register. Space is very limited. Anatomy & Structure of the Face with Bobbi Baldwin Friday,

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Ready, Set, Show! Workshop On Expanding Success for Visual Artists and Craftspeople

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Registration Deadline: September 21, 2017 Event Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017 Guild Offers Workshop On Expanding Success for Visual Artists and Craftspeople

Do your creations sell as well as you would like? Are they seen by lots of people who buy art?

If you are a visual artist who wants your creations to be enjoyed by many and to sell well, your work must be seen and appreciated by a loyal and ever expanding audience of people who buy art.

However, if you are to climb the ladder of success – whether from the first rung or higher up the ladder — your work must be properly prepared, presented, and appropriately placed in public spaces.

Workshop presenter, Susan Eileen Burnes, is an exceptional artist in her own right. Even a partial list of exhibits of her art is impressive. She is also a seasoned art administrator and curator. She

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Teaching in Albuquerque, NM

I am teaching Urban Folk Primitives in Albuquerque, NM, September 30-Oct 1, 2017. There is still room to join me. I love this workshop because it is a true “mixed media” experience. We get to make a doll (no prior sewing skills required) and use my fav…

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Teaching in Albuquerque, NM

I am teaching Urban Folk Primitives in Albuquerque, NM, September 30-Oct 1, 2017. There is still room to join me. I love this workshop because it is a true “mixed media” experience. We get to make a doll (no prior sewing skills required) and use my fav…

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August 2017 news from the Grants Pass Museum of Art

Grants Pass Museum of Art

 

It’s almost the end of summer and school is starting soon. The museum is a great place to visit – we have great exhibits and activities and it’s “cool” inside. Our very successful classes for children end this week. We have a bit more room in the Zentangle class on Tuesday. It’s been a fun summer with kids exploring various forms of art.

We will continue adult workshops through out the fall, winter, and spring. Check below for what is coming up soon.

AND don’t miss out on our fabulous music offerings. This week we have a double header. Friday we have Daniel Boling, one of the best song writers in America. Saturday we have a string quartet from New York doing a fund raiser for Chinquapin Center for the Arts.

P.S. Don’t forget the ongoing events – like First Friday (every month from 5-9) Second Friday

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