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New Online Class with Karen O'Brien!

Urban Folk Primitives, workshop with Karen O'Brien in Albuquerque, New Mexico, fall 2017


Stuff of Dreams, New Online Class with Karen O’Brien

In case you have not heard, I am teaching my first online course “Stuff of Dreams” in the Summer Session for Artful Gathering 2017. If you click on this link: Artful Gathering, it will take you to all the information on registration, the class description and a short video, which contains a slide show of my studio! Stuff of Dreams is jam packed with techniques including painting, faces, creating a pattern and doll making. I hope you will consider joining me!

Teaching on the Road I will be teaching in New Mexico in the fall … Urban Folk Primitives New Tricks Studio in Albuquerque, New Mexico Sept.30-Oct 3, 2017 You can get the information on my blog. Here is the link: Urban Folk Primitives If you are not familiar with New Tricks, you can check out their

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ARTClectic Artisans Market

ARTClectic Artisans Market Announcement

ARTClectic Artisans Market

Jacksonville artist Walt Wirfs is the featured artist at the Art’Clectic December Pop-Up event during Victorian Christmas Days in Jacksonville. The art show will be held at the IOOF Hall, 175 S Oregon St. The show will be open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from Dec. 2, through Dec. 18th. Hours are 11-5.

Walt, who has lived in Oregon most of his life, started working in oils and watercolor at the age of 13. He enjoys creating plein air scenes of the area where he lives or visits. Recently he is focusing on places in and around Jacksonville, working in oils and graphite drawings. This work will be on display during the upcoming Art’Clectic Event. Walt is also showing at Art Presence Art Center, Rogue Gallery and Art Center in Medford, as well as Ryan’s Gallery in Lincoln City, OR.

Seascapes and beach scenes have always

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LightGarden Glass Art New Classes and 10/23 Demo

1086 Washburn October 2016 Medford, OR Tues-Fri 10-5pm Sat 10-1p (541) 779-0272 Closed: Sun & Mon.

Great Sugar Skull Workshop!

Everyone did so well on their Sugar Skulls and it was a ton of fun too!

Fall Harvest

Fresh out of the kiln! Keeping them warm and running.

Don’t forget that you can see more of what our students and customers are doing by “liking” our Facebook page. It makes it very easy to share with you! Also tips and ideas from other artists.

check it out here!

This Sunday Only! October 23rd 1-4pm I am the featured artist at Cliff Creek Cellars at the Vineyard this month. On Sunday I’ll be doing a free demo of painting with glass enamels in the wine barn. There’s also some of the best wines in Southern Oregon! What’s not

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“New Directions: Perhaps dimensional, Perhaps intuitive” watercolors by Elaine Frenett

Inner Door, Encaustic by Elaine Frenett

Encaustic mixed media by Elaine Frenett

This gathering of newer pieces swerves strongly from Elaine’s usual approach. An inner yearning to move into a new way of expressing hatched from the play and process she has so come to love: visual art journaling. With no agenda, the pigment, be it wax or watercolor, was slathered onto the surfaces. And from there whatever whispered to her, she followed.

“It’s like leaving myself behind, and finding myself at the same time,” says Frenett. “Won’t you come see if you can hear the whispers, too?

Come see Elaine’s art upstairs at AAC in her studio–No. 13.

First Friday Art Walk Reception, November 7, from 5:00 – 8:00 pm

As always, visitors will find galleries, open studios, art, and artists on all three floors of the Art Center

There will also be refreshments and live music

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Art du Jour Gallery Features Edgy Art by Martin Ball

Fractal Art by Martin Ball

Martin W. Ball’s stunning and captivating abstract work will be featured at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main St., Medford from October 4 –Nov. 29. Ball is a versatile artist who began working with fractal flame software in 20ll to create images for use with his original music, now available on the internet. There are many reasons why Ball loves creating art with this software. He says that “fractals are the geometric foundations of reality itself – virtually everything that we experience in nature is generated from underlying fractal mathematics…” To create his artwork, Ball randomly generates flames from software, and then tries random permutations, perhaps tweaking the underlying algorithm or trying different color combinations. Once selected, flames are rendered from the fractal generator software to create a single layer of what will become a multi-layered image. Ball continues to work with the flames in Photoshop and

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Pat Blair ARTIST OF THE MONTH at Art Du Jour Gallery for August

Up On the Green Springs, pastel by Pat Blair

Art Du Jour Gallery is featuring Pat Blair as ARTIST OF THE MONTH for the month of August . Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 until 4:00 pm. Pat will be present to talk about her work with visitors attending the gallery’s Third Friday Reception on August 15th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.

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Alx Fox Featured Artist at Art & Soul, August 2 Reception!

Alx Fox, Southern Oregon Society of Artists August 2013 Featured Artist

Pat Blair March featured artist at Art du Jour!

Please come to the 3rd Friday Art Reception at Art Du Jour Gallery, 213 E Main Street, in downtown Medford, on Friday, March 15th. 5:00 to 8:00 pm. I am pleased and honored to be the Featured Artist for the month of March and I’d love to see you there! I will be in the Gallery from 1:00 to 4:00 on Saturday, March 2nd if you’d like a personally guided tour of our gallery.

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The Beauty of Homeless Youth – Kickstarter Campaign by Artist Yelena Joy

Yelena Joy, Maslow project, Kickstarter campaign, Ashland Art Center

Yelena Joy, an artist from Ashland Art Center, is offering a unique opportunity for homeless youth. Medford has the second highest number of homeless youths in Oregon. The Heart-Art Experience is an art therapy-like process, through which the participant has the opportunity to see himself as fully capable, whole and “un-broken”, and to experience…

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First Friday Artwalk Featuring Wendy Gell

Empress, by Wendy Gell

Most people know Wendy Gell for her fabulous blingy jewelry and now she is bringing her signature glitzy glamour to objects for the home! During August, Wendy will be featuring Quan Yen Lamp with Tiffany style shade, a nodding headed Gold Empress, mirrors and goblets, all in Wendy’s unique style. Swarovski stones abound, and her …

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