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Springtime Glass Art Opportunities

1086 Washburn February 2017 Medford, OR Tues-Fri 10-5pm www.lightgarden.net Sat 10-1p (541) 779-0272 Closed: Sun & Mon. The studio has been buzzing with activity since the beginning of the year! Glass Enamel Spoon Rest Class Painting with Frit Now’s the perfect time of year to learn something new! If there’s a class that you’d like to take that isn’t scheduled, just let me know!

Flowers of Hope Our Flowers of Hope program is one of the easiest things you can do here to get introduced to glass fusing! Your finished artwork will go to a woman fighting breast cancer. We were quite a few short last year due to a number of obstacles but I’m sure we can get back on course this year if you will join us! More information on our Flowers of Hope program

Spring Glass Show I’ve had a number of people

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LightGarden Glass Art Firing Schedules, Videos, New Students and Inspiration- April 2017

Light Garden Glass Art Flowers of Hope

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

Chris has just learned stained glass in the last couple of months.

His latest project is 3-d and lighted.

Great job, Chris!

 

 

Check out the latest on LightGarden Glass Art’s website under Tips and Techniques – Firing Schedules I have added several firing schedules for projects and programs I use regularly. Ultimate Bubble Squeeze Spoon Rests Deep Bowl Wine Bottle Slump get your firing schedules here. printable options available on site.

 

Really great video on the progress being made on the factory at Oceanside Glass and Tile.

The link to the video and the newsletter is also available on the

front page of our website!

link to video on Oceanside Glass Tile more information

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Light Garden Glass Art Classes and Workshops

LightGarden Glass Art Flowers of Hope 2015 reception!

1086 Washburn February 2017 Medford, OR Tues-Fri 10-5pm www.lightgarden.net Sat 10-1p (541) 779-0272 Closed: Sun & Mon.

 

Smiles and joy is a side effect of creating art. Plus you get cool stuff to keep or share with friends! Feeling down? Make some art! FLOWERS OF HOPE Workshop

Even if you’ve never done any glass fusing before you can make an 8″ x 8″ fused panel to donate to Flowers of Hope. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! $15 buys you a base piece of glass, access to all frits, stringers and scrap glass, hanging hardware and firing. Come in and try your hand at fusing and find out how easy and fun it can be. You’ll also be doing a wonderful thing for a woman going through a tough time.

TRY FUSING!

The same class only you get to keep it! Try fusing and see if you like

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CALL TO ARTISTS AND CRAFTSPEOPLE FOR 
ROGUE GALLERY & ART CENTER’S HOLIDAY ART BOUTIQUE 
“SPIRIT IN HAND”

Rogue Gallery and Art Center Call to Artists for Spirit in Hand Holiday Boutique

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center—southern Oregon’s premier non-profit community art center—will host the “Spirit in Hand” Holiday Boutique November 16-December 22, 2012. This is a juried show and sale of hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind gift items including fiber & wearables; pottery & ceramics; glass, metal & woodwork; jewelry; leatherwork; mixed media and upcycled & repurposed items; candles; and body care products will be considered. Small framed artwork (no larger than 12” in any direction) will also be considered.

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“SPIRIT IN HAND” HOLIDAY ART BOUTIQUE

Tantalizing, Artistic Wine Pairing at 2012 UV Wine, Art & Music Festival

“Mmm …” 12×24 acrylic ©Sandi Whetzel
Originally uploaded by sandiwhetzel

This tempting, sensual wine pairing will make it’s artistic debut at the 43rd Annual Umqqua Valley Wine, Art and Music Festival in Roseburg, OR, Sept. 8 and 9, 2012.

“Mmm …”  he’s thinking as he reaches for the wine bottle.  But what is she thinking?  If you could see a close-up of her facial expression she might be thinking, “Mmm, he’s cute. I’m looking forward to him choosing me.” Or, she could be thinking, “Mmm, could he be the one? Should I submit, or hold out for a better offer?”  It just might be a shift in the power play between them.  What’s your wine fantasy?

When I came up with this concept for my most recent painting, I realized it was a pretty simple composition that needed a little more detail other than the man’s hand reaching for the beautiful wine on a plain table. The addition of the checkered table cloth provided the necessary detail, as well as a little Italian restaurant ambiance.  In the bargain, the treatment of the table cloth added a sense of depth perception leading up to the wine bottle and beyond.  You might not realize how much thought and planning is required in the composition and execution of paintings I dream up.

Besides great wine and food and various artisan creations, festival attendees will be treated to thrilling music performances by the Lloyd Jones Band, DK Stewart Band, and Velvet Whiskey.  For entertainment schedules, directions and ticket information visit here

Admission to the festival Saturday, from 11 am – 10 pm is $10 and Sunday from 11 am – 5 pm is $5.  Children ages 12 and under are admitted free.  There will be free wine sensory and cooking with wine classes, as well as the Cool Rides Car Show.  Other activities include Umpqua’s Got Talent Finals, Motorcycle Show, Wiener Dog Races, German Band, Wineries, various Artisans, Beer and Food Booths and Family Fun Activities.

Lloyd Jones, Portland, OR roots artist, combines New Orleans rhythms, the simplicity of Memphis music and the rawness of the blues, all for the 21st century.  This music is not about louder and faster.  It’s about time, meter and groove.

DK Stewart has been a guiding force behind several North West bands that have gone on to national acclaim.  Tributes to New Orleans, Chicago blues, East coast swing and rockin’ boogie woogie can be heard in all the original music by this thrilling band.

If you attend this festival I hope you’ll stop by to see my art in my booth 10A and introduce yourself.  I’ll be serving up 6 new refreshing varietals among my growing series of wine acrylic paintings.  It will be a dose of visual intoxication without guilt or consequences. You can see more of my art here

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Tantalizing, Artistic Wine Pairing at 2012 UV Wine, Art & Music Festival

“Mmm …” 12×24 acrylic ©Sandi Whetzel Originally uploaded by sandiwhetzelThis tempting, sensual wine pairing will make it’s artistic debut at the 43rd Annual Umqqua Valley Wine, Art and Music Festival in Roseburg, OR, Sept. 8 and 9, 2012.”Mmm …”&nb…

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SOAR Welcomes Fine Glass Artist Micheal Korpa

Autumn Birch, textured and layered fine art glass landscape by Michael Korpa

We’re thrilled to introduce Fine Glass Artist Michael Korpa…Mike’s spectacular landscapes and wildlife in glass are truly works of fine art, created with painstaking attain glowing scenes which have top-shelf visual appeal whether backlit or lit from the front. His glass panels range from desktop or curio size to large wall art, and he includes wall sconces and other glass objects in his repertoire. Following is his excellent artist statement, and a slideshow with a few of his works for you to feast your eyes on.

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SOAR Welcomes Artisan Glass and Soapmaker Vicki Korpa!

Vicki's Handcrafted Soaps

Today we are delighted to announce a new listing for Medford glass artist and handcrafted maker of soaps and lotions, Victoria Korpa. Vicki’s passion is soapmaking, and her functional fused glass pieces complement her personal body care products with lovely fused glass soap dishes, sushi sets and decorative glass art for the home, making great gifts for someone special…or for yourself!

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AGA Spotlight Galleries: June 2011

Ashland Gallery Association November 2016 Art Exhibits : Ashland Gallery Association aga logo

Ashland Gallery Association Gallery spotlights for June 2010 with current exhibits and artist introductions.

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SOAR Welcomes Artist Vicki Korpa!

Dragonfly Soap Dish

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is delighted to welcome Victoria Korpa, artisan handcrafted soapmaker and fused glass artist. Vicki opened her business, Mountaintop Handmade Creations, LLC, in 2004, then added gorgeous glass soap dishes to her creative repertoire so she could offer accents to her sculpted bars. A great source for gifts or for your own home! Photo gallery in this post – come see Vicki’s work!

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