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Workshops and news from Silvia Trujillo!

Silvia Trujillo: Plein air painting in oil, Casper, Wyoming

Silvia Trujillo: Recent plein air painting in oil, Oregon Coast

 

 

After a bit of traveling, I’ve finally settled in Florence, OR. We’ve been having great weather here, and I’m so grateful to be back!

 

 

 

 

Here’s some information about upcoming workshops and events:

Silvia Trujillo: Plein air painting in oil, entry in 2014 Umpqua Plein Air Painters Competition

In Ashland and Medford:

I’ll be in Ashland/Medford this weekend and have a couple of time slots open for private instruction; Sunday (late afternoon) or Monday morning

In Florence: Paint Like A Pro/ Learning the Secrets

Sept. 19 & 20 Sponsored by the Florence Regional Arts Alliance ** This is a hands-on workshop focusing on composition and color harmony. To celebrate FRAA’s opening of the new Oldtown location, tuition is only $59.

Techniques in Palette Knife Painting

Oct 11 Also at FRAA,

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Tour Art in Rome, Florence & Paris

Clatsop Community College Art Tour

Clatsop Community College announces an opportunity for all students and community members to experience an extraordinary 11-day tour of Rome, Florence and Paris in June 2014 with group leader CCC Art Instructor Kristin Shauck in conjunction with EF College Tours. Scheduled for June 16th – 26th, 2014, this tour will place travelers in front of the most influential and inspiring art ever produced in the Western world.

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A Taste of Italy Art Exhibit

  My Exhibit includes photos while on my first “Chasing Francis” Spirit Venture in 2012 with photos from Assisi, Rome and Florence. It is at the RoxyAnn Winery in Medford, Oregon.  Come on by for a glass of Cabernet Franc:) … Continue reading

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Call to Artists: Contemporary Visions 2nd edition Florence Festival of Contemporary Arts

Contemporary Visions is a Florence-based festival of contemporary arts designed by the arts organization DAY ONE. The aim of Day One is to organize arts exhibitions in Florence designed around your needs and desires–creating a unique event each time. The goal of the Contemporary Visions festival is to discover new national and international talents and give them the opportunity to promote themselves on the Florentine scene.

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Florence Dunes pt 2

Florence Dunes II, image by John Petersen

  Here’s another photo from the Oregon Dunes near Florence captured in the wee hours of the morning. I love the warm glow of the morning sun filtering across the soft shapes of the dunes …. An “Alter Moment” reminding … Continue reading

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Florence Dunes

Florence Dunes, image by John Petersen

  This photo was taken in Florence, Oregon with the low morning light revealing the soft wind-swept curves of the dunes.   This is my first image from the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, a 40 mile stretch along the … Continue reading

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SOAR: Art Education - Workshops and Retreats - Carole Hillsbery Workshops at McKenzie Orchard Bed & Breakfast

We have a beautiful property on the McKenzie River near Springfield, Oregon and operate a 5-guest-room bed and breakfast inn. We’re hosting 2 workshops instructed by superb watercolorist Carole Hillsbery of Florence, Oregon. May 16-17: Landscapes; May 18-19: Watercolor on Canvas. Please call innkeeper Karen Reid at 541-515-8153 to reserve a space in the workshop.

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Registration Deadline for Paint Florence in Florence Workshop at Art Workshops by the Sea

Florence beach, Art Workshops by the Sea

Please read for more information about this workshop and registre soon! Art Workshops by the Sea goes into hibernation til next spring after October’s workshops are complete, so take advantage of the Indian Summer opportunity to paint by the sea in beautiful Florence on the Oregon Coast!

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Summer/Fall Workshops at Art Workshops by the Sea

Below are the workshops remaining for you to enjoy and enrich your experience in art through the talented artists and teachers of Art Workshops by the Sea, taken from their website ( please visit http://www.artworkshopsbythesea.com/ArtWorkshopsByTheSea/Workshops.html to view the original page with registration buttons). Thank to Paulette Shanklin for founding this wonderful business and making such great teachers available on the fabulous Oregon Coast! Paulette studied art in Italy, visiting nearly every 5 star art museum in Europe while she was there, and she tells us people have come to Florence, Oregon from halfway around the world…just to attend her workshops! She has found some very talented instructors to help you advance your artistic skills and we hope that you will take advantage of this opportunity to pursue your art while relaxing by the sea.

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The Duomo of Florence, Italy

While on our pilgrimage to Assisi we had a ‘free’ day and several of us decided to take the train to Florence and “Do Florence in a Day.” Despite the rain showers and the accelerated pace not being able to … Continue reading

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