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Tibetan Temple #6

I build Shrines to the Divine entirely for my own enjoyment. There is no goal, no show in mind, no beginning, middle or end of the project. I am just creating temples, exploring the skills learned, both as an artist as well as a human. And what amaz…

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Lucky Valley Press author/friend, Sharon Mehdi

When I first met Sharon Mehdi, I thought she was a stand-up comic. She made me laugh until my jeans burst at the seams. Then I discovered all kinds of interesting things about Sharon: labyrinth walker, healer, teacher, writer, public speaker. S…

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Lucky Valley Pres author, Charles Osborne

Charles Osborne’s Boss is just in time for the Pebble Beach Centennial “Without Sam Morse, Pebble Beach would be a West Coast Coney Island.” – Bing Crosby “A newspaper dubbed my grandfather “The Duke of Del Monte” and although h…

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Tibetan Temple #5

Even though I did not complete this Buddha head out of Basswood, I am posting the idea to show the sacred geometry of drawing a Tibetan Buddha. Just the geometry itself is beautiful to me. These images are posted all over my studio. They calm my sp…

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Harvest a Change of Season at Art Presence Art Center, Jacksonville, Oregon

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S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 7 N E W S L E T T E R A R T E N H A N C I N G C O M M U N I T Y Our SHOWS change Bi-Monthly, please come and join us to view our new art and meet the artists.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATRONAGE & SUPPORT RAKU URN SAGE by John Dodero OREGON GREEN & WHITE by Tom Glassman THE COTTAGE by Delores Ribal IMAGE by Charlotte Wirfs TALL RAKU URN by John Dodero ARCHES by Tom Glassman FOREST PATH by Jessica Carrara RAKU URN PERSIMMON by John Dodero ENCHANTED STAIRWAY by Tom Glassman CHINA TOWN by Delores Ribal DRAWING 2 by Walt Wirfs Come and Visit Jacksonville Art Presence Art Center on the grounds of the Historic Courthouse

OPEN EVERY FRI, SAT, SUN FROM 11-5PM

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Ashland Gallery Association Featured Exhibits December 2014

Winter Amaryllis, original painting on display at Art & Soul Gallery December 2014

Come out and celebrate Ashland’s visual arts scene during the AGA First Friday Art Walk, December 5th, from 5 to 8 pm! Stroll the galleries in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Enjoy this free community event filled with spectacular artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and conversation with other art enthusiasts!

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Summer Recap!

Print Studio Summer Special We had a very successful summer special, and are continuing our $40 a month rate. Be sure to stop by and check out our newly renovated space! Visit the Print Studio’s page to learn more.   Rust Prints Class Tiffany Hokanson taught a workshop on printmaking with rust. Students enjoyed learning […]

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SOAR Welcomes David Gordon to the Visual Artists Directory!

Meadow Lands, by David Gordon

Painting is a bringing out of that which was previously invisible. A big part of this process is deciding what most needs to be brought out at that particular time. The oil paintings shown here demonstrate how this need changes at different periods in the artists life. Certain themes remain consistent throughout my work – the heightened awareness of color relationships, for example, and the freedom of application with regards to the paint. Other aspects such as the shift in focus between outer phenomenon and inner phenomena vary greatly from time to time.

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