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Wild Imaginings : Experimental Watercolors

Wild Imaginings : Exhibit of Experimental Watercolor Paintings by Elaine Frenett, Darlene Southworth, and Janette Erwin Brown at Ashland Art Center, Ashland, Oregon during October 2016. Reception October 7 from 5–8pm in conjunction with the Ashland First Friday ArtWalk

WILD IMAGININGS October First Friday at the Ashland Art Center 2nd Floor Lounge Gallery FREE Community Art Event October 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Featured Studio Artists: Elaine Frenett, Janette Ervin-Brown & Darlene Southworth

Long ago, three future friends who would later share their wild imaginings together started their lives. Janette, in California, followed her artist leanings into education, eventually stewarding high school students to reveal their creative talents. Colorado-born Elaine knew that in her heart resided an artist, yet she was a late bloomer, finally letting go of crafts and completing a graphic design program. Darlene had the heart of a scientist and filled her mind and observations with biology while shaping many a college mind along the way.

They took on a different life.

Darlene jumped the “botany” ship and found herself shaping her mind’s eye with fungi. Janette, an avid lover of the outdoors, took

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