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Studio at Living Opportunities Announces 2012 furnARTure Benefit Event

Artist Upcycled bench for furnARTure Benefit Event

On Sunday, October 7th, the fun and whimsical work of local and regional artists will be featured at the Third annual furnArture event, a benefit auction which supports the Studio at Living Opportunities. Enjoy a lovely afternoon of art, hors d’oeuvres, wine, and live music. This signature event turns the ”ordinary into the extraordinary” by transforming recycled furniture and treasures into functional pieces that double as beautiful objects of art.

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5th Annual Art for the Garden, Art for the Home Show

5th Annual Art for the Garden, Art for the Home Show

The 5th Annual Art for the Garden, Art for the Home Show and Sale will take place in the Homes & Gardens this year: 421 Prim Street and 447 Pape Street, both in Ashland. Venues will open to visitors at 10am each day, continuing until 5pm on Friday and Saturday, 3pm on Sunday. Surprise gift for the first 20 purchasers each day! Please call 541.552.0100 for more information.

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SOAR Welcomes Fine Glass Artist Micheal Korpa

Autumn Birch, textured and layered fine art glass landscape by Michael Korpa

We’re thrilled to introduce Fine Glass Artist Michael Korpa…Mike’s spectacular landscapes and wildlife in glass are truly works of fine art, created with painstaking attain glowing scenes which have top-shelf visual appeal whether backlit or lit from the front. His glass panels range from desktop or curio size to large wall art, and he includes wall sconces and other glass objects in his repertoire. Following is his excellent artist statement, and a slideshow with a few of his works for you to feast your eyes on.

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SOAR Welcomes Artisan Glass and Soapmaker Vicki Korpa!

Vicki's Handcrafted Soaps

Today we are delighted to announce a new listing for Medford glass artist and handcrafted maker of soaps and lotions, Victoria Korpa. Vicki’s passion is soapmaking, and her functional fused glass pieces complement her personal body care products with lovely fused glass soap dishes, sushi sets and decorative glass art for the home, making great gifts for someone special…or for yourself!

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SOAR Welcomes Artist Vicki Korpa!

Dragonfly Soap Dish

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is delighted to welcome Victoria Korpa, artisan handcrafted soapmaker and fused glass artist. Vicki opened her business, Mountaintop Handmade Creations, LLC, in 2004, then added gorgeous glass soap dishes to her creative repertoire so she could offer accents to her sculpted bars. A great source for gifts or for your own home! Photo gallery in this post – come see Vicki’s work!

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SOAR Welcomes Artist Amber Martinez!

Orange Bird on Damask, original acrylic on canvas by Amber Martinez

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is pleased to welcome contemporary artist Amber Martinez to the Visual Artists directory! Amber is a Southern Oregon artist who has painted on walls from Oregon to Cambodia. She believes in affordable, accessible art and enjoys creating large, bold paintings in contemporary styles, as well as classic portraits, landscapes and drawings…

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