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Member of Art and Soul Gallery!

Smith Rock, pastel painting by Carla Griffin, member of Art and Soul Gallery

I’m happy to announce that I am now a member of Art and Soul Gallery in Ashland, Oregon, and I have an exhibition of my work there right now! The reception is TONIGHT, Friday, October 5, 2018, from 5–8 pm, in conjunction with the Ashland First Friday ArtWalk. My show is called, “Mountains and More, Paintings by Carla Griffin,” and includes paintings in oil and pastel. I hope you’ll be able to come by tonight or sometime in October to view my work and maybe even give a piece you love a new home.

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Finding My “MO”; 3 Studies : Days 24, 25 & 26 of #30paintingsin30days

MO:  Modus Operandi, that is to say one’s artistic style or approach. Three Challenge Paintings. Greetings!  Its Day 26 of the #30paintingsin30days challenge hosted by Leslie Saeta Studios. With today’s painting I’m including the work from the last two days.  And, as I look at the paintings and see the different styles, I wonder about […]

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“Espresso Time-R” at Rogue Gallery’s Annual Member’s Exhibition

Greetings!    I am pleased to say that my painting “Espresso Time-R” is in the 2017 Annual Member’s Exhibition at the Rogue Gallery.      Exhibition Details. This is to let you know the where and when of the show. Location:  Rogue Gallery and Art Center, 40S Bartlett St., Medford OR Opening Reception:  Friday, November […]

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“Espresso Time-R” at Rogue Gallery’s Annual Member’s Exhibition

Greetings!    I am pleased to say that my painting “Espresso Time-R” is in the 2017 Annual Member’s Exhibition at the Rogue Gallery.      Exhibition Details. This is to let you know the where and when of the show. Location:  Rogue Gallery and Art Center, 40S Bartlett St., Medford OR Opening Reception:  Friday, November […]

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Words in Red Art Exhibition

Words in Red, art exhibition presented by Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation in Portland, Oregon 2017

Never were or will there be again words like His… The Direct, Uncensored, Provocative Words of Jesus 45+ Paintings and sculptures 19 artists : 7 Cities Experience a gallery of inspirational, soul-enriching fine art in Portland. Works by 19 contemporary artists from across the country including Ron DiCianni, Tim Botts, Chris Hopkins, Michael Dudash, Frank Ordaz, Glenn Harrington, Mick McGinty, Dan Chen, Melanie Cardinal and more

March 23 – 26th Lakewood Center for the Arts – Lake Oswego, Oregon Thurs., March 23rd Opening gala event at 7 pm $10 Advanced gala tickets online/ $12 at the door Friday, Sat. & Sunday admission is free Fri., Sat 10- 8 pm, Sun. 12 – 4

And at Concordia University Library April 3rd – 30th. April 9th – Reception 2 – 4:00 p.m. (free) Guided Tours available for groups call 503-493-6370 Admission is free For more information see www.mcfineartsfoundation.org or call 541-601-7496

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Still Life

Still Life with Squash, Oil on Linen, 28″ x 30″ Winter Geraniums, Oil on Panel, 20″ x 24″Filed under: painting, Paintings, Still Life, Uncategorized Tagged: art, fine art, oil, sarah f burns, squash, still life

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Welcome to my new website!

I’m Carla J Griffin, and as an artist I wasn’t sure if I wanted a blog to go with my new website or not. Now that the website is complete, I’ve decided to give it a try.

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Wedding Flowers

   Filed under: Flowers, Paintings, Still Life, Uncategorized Tagged: 2015, art, fine art, floral, flowers, oil, oil painting, painting, Sarah burns, sarah f burns, work of sarah f burns

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Pilot Rock

Pilot Rock – As seen from the Pacific Crest Trail near Hobart Bluff, in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. I painted this in September after the smoke cleared out of the valley.  (We had a terrible, terrible smokey summer from all the wild fires this year.  This is the only bummer about living surrounded by wilderness. […]

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Anatomical Position

Anatomical Position Anterior Male Anterior Female Posterior Male Posterior Female I received a grant last year to help with my figurative anatomy studies.  It was a real boost, both in morale and in the opportunity to study something awesome. I took a 3 month online intensive artistic anatomy course, I spent three weeks at the […]

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