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Discoveries and Sharing From Karin O’Brien’s Studio

Karin O'Brien painting of girl and deer

Upcoming workshops and news from the studio. You can still register for my ONLINE class Fin Folk which begins June 6!

I am so excited to be participating with Artful Gathering again this year and offering my second online class. June 6-July 17, 2019. I poured my heart and soul into this class. I wanted to share with you my painting process from idea to finished piece and that is a tough job, as my mind is a complex web of inspiration! I will be available for live support throughout the class dates. If you click on this link: Artful Gathering. It will take you to all the information on registration, the class description and a short video, I hope you will consider joining me! Teaching on the Road I will be teaching in San Diego at Way Art Yonder Studio, August 3-4, 2019

This is a wonderful venue

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Grants Pass Museum of Art Kids Summer Art Classes

Grants Pass Museum of Art Kids Summer Art Classes All classes are for ages 7 & up unless otherwise noted.

Kids Art Classes!

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Website class signup page. https://gpmuseum.com/index.php/2016-classes/kids-classes Advanced registration is strongly recommended. Classes are limited in size and we don’t want to have to turn away a child. All classes are $15 and include all the materials!

Draw! Materials & Techniques with Kristen O’Neill Tuesday, June 25 1 – 3 pm

Discover the wide range of drawing materials and techniques. We’ll have fun creating the same image four different ways to showcase what we’ve learned.

Paint! Materials & Techniques with Kristen O’Neill Thursday, June 27 1 – 3 pm

Learn about brushes, different types of paint, and a variety of techniques. We’ll have fun creating the same image in different styles and

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GPMA’s New Art Classes April – June 2019

Grants Pass Museum of Art GPMA's new class list for April through June 2019

Art Classes!

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We now have two levels of pricing for classes. Museum members receive a $5 discount on all classes this year. To become a member or to renew a membership: Click here

How to Paint Flowers with Terri Regotti Saturday, April 6 1 – 4 pm

In this workshop you will learn some of the basics of working with acrylic paint, color mixing, theory, composition, under-drawing and take home an 8” X 10” painting of a flower inspired by real photographs which will be supplied. $50/Members, $55/Non-Members All materials provided

Animal Painting with Bobbi Baldwin Saturday, April 13 10:30 am – 4 pm

Dogs, cats, horses, tigers, cows, wild animals… Whatever your favorite animal

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Winter 2019 Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Fractured Flowers with Linda Dunn TWO DIFFERENT DATES OFFERED: Saturday, Mar. 9 or Thursday, Mar. 14 1 - 4 pm at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Art Classes!

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Click on any picture to reach our website class signup page. We now have two levels of pricing for classes. Museum members receive a $5 discount on all classes this year. To become a member or to renew a membership: Click here

ALMOST FULL: Creative Idea Generator with Karen O’Brien Saturday, Feb 2 10:30 am – 1 pm

Play generates ideas and constraints make things interesting. They send you in new directions and bypass inhibitions. The assignment is to make a figure. Any kind of figure. Or more than one! The more you do, the more ideas you will generate for bigger projects like dolls, drawings, paintings, and sculpture. This is a chance to engage deeply and freely with your imagination

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Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art Winter 2019

Color and Value Kristen ONeill

Art Classes!

Visit our Website

Click on any picture to reach our website class signup page. We now have two levels of pricing for classes. Museum members receive a $5 discount on all classes this year. To become a member or to renew a membership: Click here

Sketching 101 with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, Jan. 26 1 – 4 pm

Improve your sketching skills. Learn mark-making techniques, and how to draw a 3D object from real life. We will have sketching exercises in this class to practice and will learn about black & white sketches, value sketching, negative space and more. All materials are provided. $30/Members, $35/Non-Members. All materials provided.

Creative Idea Generator with Karen O’Brien Saturday, Feb 2 10:30

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Bring in the New Year with Adult Art Classes in Grants Pass

Creative Idea Generator with Karen O'Brien and other adult art classes at the Grants Pass Museum of Art in 2019

Art Classes!

Visit our Website

Click on any picture to reach our website class signup page. We now have two levels of pricing for classes. Museum members receive a $5 discount on all classes this year. To become a member or to renew a membership: Click here

Sketching 101 with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, Jan. 26 1 – 4 pm

Improve your sketching skills. Learn mark-making techniques, and how to draw a 3D object from real life. We will have sketching exercises in this class to practice and will learn about black & white sketches, value sketching, negative space and more. All materials are provided. $30/Members, $35/Non-Members. All materials provided.

Creative Idea Generator with Karen O’Brien Saturday, Feb

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Rogue Winterfest December 1 and 2, 2018

Holiday Singers, Rogue Winterfest 2018 at Evergreen’s Bear Hotel

Rogue Winterfest Weekend Holiday Events

December 1st and 2nd from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

at Evergreen Federal Bank’s Bear Hotel, 2101 NE Spaulding Ave, Grants Pass.

Tickets are available for purchase at the door:

· $5 for adults

· $3 for children(4-17) & seniors (55+)

· children 3 and under are free

· $20 family pass (6)

The public is invited to view holiday trees, art displays, and The Southern Oregon Adventure at Evergreen’s Bear Hotel. Visit Santa and Mrs. Claus; participate in fun family games and activities like the Home Depot Kid’s Workshop project; enjoy live entertainment; and vote for the People’s Choice Award.

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Two Calls for Artists- Art In Motion and Frog Lot, Grants Pass 2018

Grants Pass Live Rogue

Art in Motion

Prospectus:

The City of Grants Pass Committee on Public Art (CoPA) invites artists 18 years of age and older to submit original artwork in any 2-D or 3-D media with the exception of video/film, installation or performance art for Art in Motion.

This public art project is essentially a gallery on wheels; artwork is displayed on 54” x 34” vinyl print on the side of one of the Josephine Community Transit buses. The art is there to engage people, expand public art visibility, create opportunities for the community to experience art in everyday life and enhance the overall artistic climate of the City of Grants Pass.

This prospectus solicits submissions for two exhibition periods. The first from January through June 2019, and the second from July through December 2019. The work will be selected based on originality, artistic conception and quality.

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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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Hello, Summer! Hello, Berries! Hello, Poets & Painters!

poets and painters berries

Hello, Southern Oregon friends! Summer’s here. Might I suggest a Saturday afternoon Poets & Painters workshop at Pennington Farms? Their summer berries inspired Mindy Carpenter & me so much, we’re holding a workshop to celebrate the sweet harvest: we’ll eat ’em, we’ll write about ’em, we’ll paint ’em. Here’s one of Mindy’s berry celebrations:

I’ll help you write a poem (zero pressure!) and Mindy will help you paint a painting (also zero pressure!). No experience needed; this workshop is more like a playshop…it’s all about having fun 🙂 So grab a friend and come play with us: When: Saturday, June 9 from 11-3 pm Where: Pennington Farms | 11341 Williams Highway | Grants Pass, OR 97527 Cost: $95 per person (includes all painting & writing supplies, coffee, & berries! Savory treats will be available for purchase) Register: Email me at [email protected], let me know how many people you’re

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