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

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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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Summer 2018 Kids Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Art Classes for Kids at Grants Pass Museum of Art Summer 2018

Art Classes for Kids!

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Click on any picture to reach our website class signup page. Kids must be at least 7 years old to attend (Photography is 10 & up) Classes are almost every Tuesday & Thursday during the summer Classes are almost always 1 – 3 pm. Classes are $15/day, several classes are a 2 day length. Please preregister whenever possible. Classes include all materials needed (except Photography)

Draw! Materials & Techniques with Kristen O’Neill Tuesday, June 26 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. $15.

Paint! Materials & Techniques with Kristen O’Neill Thursday, June 28

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Invite to sell art! Art in the Garden

Art in the Garden Call for Artists

 

YOU ARE INVITED to have your art in a garden. This year the museum has eight gardens for the Art In The Garden tour. Here are the details: Dates of event: June 9 and 10th from 10 – 4 each day Art must be delivered to the garden on Friday June 8 afternoon between 3 – 5 pm Art must be picked up at the garden on Sunday June 10 between 4-6 pm You are responsible for bringing an inventory with pricing, having price tags on your art The museum will receive a 30% commission on all sales during the event. We need to know if you want to participate no later than April 20 because we want to put your name in our ticket booklet so people will know where to find you! Here are some ideas about art that sells well at

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Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art now through June 2018

Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art

 

Art Classes! Visit our Website Gelli Printing with Karen O’Brien Saturday, April 14th 10:30 am – 1:30 pm This is a fun exploratory class in printmaking using commercial and homemade gelatin printing plates. We will experiment with color, plant materials, stencils, masks and texturing materials to make complex papers that can be used as collage for mixed media projects or framed as art. I will also cover how to make your own stamps and stencils to use for printing. $45. Includes all materials. Recommended by Karen: Bring along some soft leaves, so they do not dig into the plate surface and any of your favorite stencils and texture materials ex: bubble wrap, lace… Paint like Van Gogh with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, April 21st 1 – 4 pm All materials provided Leave with an acrylic painting Learn about post-impressionism and Van Gogh Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to

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Grants Pass MOA Adult Art Classes: now through June 2018

Grants Pass Museum of Art Adult Art Classes: now through June

 

Art Classes Needlefelting with Armatures (Sheep theme) with Corbin Brashear Saturday, April 7th 12:30 – 4:30 pm Create your own fun little sheep while learning how to needlefelt with armatures. Beginners welcome. $45. Includes all materials. Gelli Printing with Karen O’Brien Saturday, April 14th 10:30 am – 1:30 pm This is a fun exploratory class in printmaking using commercial and homemade gelatin printing plates. We will experiment with color, plant materials, stencils, masks and texturing materials to make complex papers that can be used as collage for mixed media projects or framed as art. I will also cover how to make your own stamps and stencils to use for printing. $45. Includes all materials. Recommended by Karen: Bring along some soft leaves, so they do not dig into the plate surface and any of your favorite stencils and texture materials ex: bubble wrap, lace… Paint like Van Gogh with

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March, April 2018 Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Grants Pass Museum of Art

Art Classes! Visit our Website Fairy Houses with Jan Lacy Saturday, March 17th & 26th 10:30 – 1:30 both days Join Jan to learn how to make lighthearted and fun fairy houses. The first day is hand-building. She’ll help you with construction and decoration. Then she’ll do the firing, and the second day you get to glaze. Jan provides all the materials. Fairy houses will be ready to take home 1 – 2 weeks after the class (to allow for the glaze firing). $50. Includes all the materials. Needlefelting with Armatures (Sheep theme) with Corbin Brashear Saturday, April 7th 12:30 – 4:30 pm Create your own fun little sheep while learning how to needlefelt with armatures. Beginners welcome. $45. Includes all materials. Gelli Printing with Karen O’Brien Saturday, April 14th 10:30 am – 1:30 pm This is a fun exploratory class in printmaking using commercial and homemade gelatin printing

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Call to Artists – City of Grants Pass

The City of Grants Pass has recently renamed City-owned parking lots with a wildlife theme and has placed City-branded wayfinding signage in an effort to improve the appearance of downtown and enhance the tourist experience. As part of that effort, the City has committed to place art in each of the lots. The Committee on Public Art (CoPA) is seeking an artist to commission for 2018 at the Salmon Lot, located at the intersection of NW 5th St. and I St, adjacent to the Napa Auto Parts store.

Here is the Prospectus with all the information you need to apply:

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Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art Now Through March 2018

Grants Pass Museum of Art

Adult Workshops Paint like Gauguin – Saturday, January 20th

Cost: $30 Taught by Kristen O’Neill Saturday, January 20th, 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

Learn about Post-Impressionism and Gauguin. Leave with an acrylic painting on canvas of your favorite Gauguin piece. Study a master’s work – a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills. All skill levels are welcome. All materials are provided! You can bring in a copy of your favorite Gauguin, or use copies provided.

$30 per person.

To sign up, visit GPMA’s website or call 541-479-3290

 

Paint like Georgia O’Keeffe – Saturday, January 27th

Cost: $30 Taught by Kristen O’Neill Saturday, January 27th, 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

All materials provided. You can bring in a copy of your favorite O’Keeffe, or use copies provided. Leave with an acrylic painting Learn about American Modernism and O’Keeffe Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills Have a

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