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Southern Oregon Society of Artists Monthly Meeting: SOSA Work-in-Progress Critique by Dixie Kinser

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The Southern Oregon Society of Artists (SOSA) holds its regular monthly meeting at the Medford Public Library on September 26, 2016 at 6:30 pm for a work-in-progress critique, refreshments and in-person social networking. Meeting / Critique starts at 7. All members are encouraged to bring in a work-in-progress.

This month is our SOSA Work-in-Progress Critique by Dixie Kinser. Members are encouraged to bring their work early.

Dixie first became enamored with art by dyeing silk. She loved to see how colors bloomed into beautiful patterns. In the 90s, she began another romance, this time with watercolor. Again, colors blended with beautiful results.

Since then she loves experimenting with color, shapes, composition and values. Then she just had to try abstract.

At present, her work is primarily abstract and mixed media collage using watercolor and acrylic.

For most of her career, Dixie worked in education as an administrator and teacher; however

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Ashland Gallery Association Featured Exhibits, March 2013

Art and Soul Gallery Chasing the Muse

Harlequin, mixed media by Dixie Kinser

Original paintings by Dixie Kinser

“My paintings represent my journey in chasing my “muse.” I sometimes think, “Ah ha, now I have her.” Then later she taunts me to find her again. It is a constant search to find her in each painting or when working dyeing silk. Actually, dyeing silk was the beginning of my journey. Later I tried watercolor and finally acrylic became my favored medium. I now frequently find that the two mediums work well with each other in my pursuit of the muse.”

Dulcimer Music by Douglas Ross

Art & Soul Gallery is into its 14th year as one of Ashland’s largest and most popular gallery, featuring the work of over 30 regional artists. Many award winning, nationally recognized artists are represented. On exhibit is original art in oil, pastel, mixed

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VISUAL ART STUDIO TOUR INVITES THE PUBLIC INTO MEDFORD ARTISTS’ STUDIOS

Queen's Tease, by Marie Maretska

Ceiling Arches, photography by Tom Glassman

JUNE 2 & 3, 2012

Tour Map Online at www.roguegallery.org

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center presents its Visual Art Studio Tour (VAST) on June 2 & 3, 2012. Community members are invited to visit 19 studios presenting the work of over 22 artists. This is a unique opportunity to meet artists, watch them demonstrate their crafts, get inspired, and buy art! Artists will be greeting the public in their studios from 10:00am until 4:00pm. Community members and visitors are invited to attend this unique, free, self-guided tour. All ages are welcome! Tour maps are available online at www.roguegallery.org or at the Rogue Gallery & Art Center before and during the event.

Queen's Tease, by Marie Maretska

VAST participating artists are Betty Barss, watercolor painting; Carol Cochran, impressionistic acrylic painting; Valerie Coulman, illustration; Jim Curtis, fine

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Rogue Gallery and Art Center Visual Art Studio Tour - June 2 & 3

Visual Art Studio Tour - June 2 & 3

As part of our mission to nurture and promote the visual arts in the region, the Rogue Gallery & Art Center is presenting a Visual Art Studio Tour (VAST). Artists with studios located in Medford, Oregon will open their doors to art-interested visitors during this unique weekend event. Maps of participating artists’ studio locations will be available at the Rogue Gallery & Art center and online at www.roguegallery.org in late May. The VAST event will bring exposure to Medford’s artistic community, build awareness of visual artists and their working processes and stimulate and grow the arts community throughout the Rogue Valley.

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