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Unconditional Love

The name of this rose is actually Unconditional Love – you can click that link and find out more.  I grow these roses and I’ve painted them before.  And I guess I’ve painted the vase before too. This painting feels like it belongs in an Alfred Hitchcock movie. I love the the clothing and decor in […]

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Gardens Gone Wild! May 2018 Art Exhibit

Gardens Gone Wild! Our member artists offer florals, paintings of gardens, and more to brighten your environment in a new exhibition, “Gardens Gone Wild.” Show opens May 4 and continues through June 17.   Free Concert Series Minstrel Streams will perform a series of free concerts at Art Presence this year. Sergey Oreshkin—whose blog, Ascentor, […]

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Federico Hewson

[T]here’s socially engaged art, there’s socially engaged business, and there can also be socially engaged horticulture; flowers working for different social issues, whether that’s fundraising or awareness or development. Federico Hewson is a writer, curator, and activist currently based in Berlin, Germany. Hewson is the creator of the Valentine Peace Project and an advocate for […]

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Jeri Jennings and Unconditional Love

Spring has been utterly glorious here in Southern Oregon this year.  Everything is lush and green and my roses are having a banner year.  The yellow one is called Jeri Jennings and the red is Unconditional Love.  Both are Paul Barden roses, both came from Rogue Valley Roses – a place I’ve mentioned before on […]

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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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Pax Rosa

The Peace Rose has been following me for the past several years. In most of the homes I’ve rented in this time, whether in Southern Oregon, the Oregon coast or New Mexico, this rose has been growing in the backyard! Here she is at my new place near Darlings Resort on Siltcoos Lake, Oregon. Price: […]

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Alana’s Roses

My daughter-in-law is a definite rose. She’s a woman with a sharp wit, powerful laugh and mischievous energy — but spends her days tamed (mostly) inside the hospital where she works as a doctor. Like these roses, you always know exactly who she is and remember her when she’s gone, whether it’s because she’s poked […]

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Painting Flowers From Life at Rogue Gallery

This summer! Join me for a weekend workshop focused on painting flowers from life. Each student will have their own fresh floral bouquet to paint.  We’ll focus on the capturing the character of the plant, value, color, composition.  Each morning I will demonstrate a stage of the process.  After a relaxing lunch, students will work on […]

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My Trip to Paris — Part Two: The Paintings

I had an amazing time painting in Paris. Getting out and painting in this old city, known for centuries of great art, connected me to so many of my heroes and gave me a chance to meet lots of tourists and locals. I cannot wait to go back – there are paintings there I still really […]

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Loves Me, Loves Me Not?

I recently did an oil painting demonstration for the Josephine County Arts Association, and this was the still life that resulted using a brush and palette knife. As the layers of color built on one another, so did the relationship between the objects on the table. It was a well attended event, and I think […]

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