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Talent Public Arts Announces

Talent Public Arts - Bringing the Arts to LIfe

We are happy to announce our first weekend art opening for Celebrating Textiles and Fashion! We have worked hard to make it a great event, with light refreshments, music my Allen Krutcher and lively conversation Sunday Nov. 17th from 1-3 at Talent City Hall Gallery. Join us in this first of its kind invitational exhibit featuring local Talent artists Sharon Lilly Bowes, Carol Christofferson, Lucy DeFranco, Caroline Dignes, Deborah Dryden, Joe Dunbar, Diane Ericson, Kathy Fennell, Carol Harvey, Yelena Joy, Thalia Keple, Diane Lea, Jo Ann Manzone, and Elaine Plaisance. Explore the mixed variety of felting, weaving, jewelry, clothing and costume design of local masters of their crafts. The show will be open for viewing Monday through Friday from 8:30am - 5 pm from November 13, 2013 through January 20, 2014 Hope to see you all there!

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Elements Show at RGAC

…I did not know that fiber arts could be so very well done, so truly artful. The quilted pieces on display range from intricate embroidery to painted silk, from garments to wall art, and from abstract to landscape to figurative. Definitely a fabulous display of the broad range of creativity possible with fabric, needle and thread! This show will only be up for another week, ending next Friday, so I strongly recommend you go see it soon if you haven’t already. You’ll be glad you did!

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SOAR Welcomes Judy Elliott to the Lifestyle Artists Directory!

Dragonflies and Water Lilies (detail) by Judy Elliott

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is delighted to welcome artist Judy Elliott to both the Visual Artists and Lifestyle Artists Directories. Here’s what she tells about herself and her work:

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SOAR Welcomes Fiber Artist Laura Lawrence

Laura Lawrence, Fiber Artist, My Dancing Threads

We are so happy to include two artists this week in the Fiber Artists category at SOAR. There is so much beautiful fiber art being produced here and this category has been sadly under-represented, but now we’re beginning to see some of the diversity of Southern Oregon’s offerings in this wonderful genre. Laura Lawrence’s My Dancing Threads is a great example of this work, and we’re delighted to welcome her to SOAR’s online community of southern Oregon artists.

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