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SOSA January Newsletter – Monthly Meeting Tonight at 7

Southern Oregon Society of Artists January 2018 Newsletter with Monthly Meeting date

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Owls by Eva Thiemann at Creekside Pizza in Ashland

I am having oil paintings of Great Grey Owl, Snowy Owl and Great Horned owls and bears at the Creekside Pizza which is part of Ashland Gallery Association. Exhibit from January till beginning of March 2018

Artist Eva Thiemann shows her oil paintings of Great Grey Owls, Snowy Owls and Great Horned Owls at Creekside Pizza, an Ashland Gallery Association member. Also on display are her wonderful paintings of bears. Eva’s style is unique and vibrant, born of years of watching bears in Alaska, with her subjects realistically rendered, but with the addition of beautiful colors, and semi-abstract backgrounds of snowy mountain ranges. Her exhibit of paintings is available for viewing from January through the beginning of March 2018.

Happy new Year from Natural Earth Paint

Natural Earth Paints

Happy New Year! 2017 was a wonderful year of growth for Natural Earth Paint! We are excited for new things to come in 2018! We want to wish everyone Health and Happiness in the new year! Choose to live a healthier lifestyle by making small changes that not only impact your health and well-being but living in an eco-friendly way that encourages others to do the same.

Read Natural Earth Paint Founder and Artist Leah Fanning’s Interview with Green America. Find out why she switched from conventional paints to all natural, non-toxic paint supplies

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Studio Space in Downtown Ashland Available NOW!

We just heard from SOAR member Sarah F Burns, who tells us that her friend is offering this office or studio for rent in downtown Ashland on the Plaza. It’s up a flight of stairs, has no outside window, but is very clean, looks pretty sharp and has a ceiling vented AC for summertime. $275 a month. There are pics on the link.

Feel free to share with anyone you think is interested. Available now!

Discover The Artist In You!

Discover The Artist In You!

Experience The Joy Of Painting with Artist/Instructor James Hartman


Where: Central Art classroom

When: Fridays, 9:30am – 2:00pm

Beginner through Advanced workshop series starting in 2018! All painting instruction is in the oil medium.

– Landscape

– Seascapes

– Florals

– Sea Life

Each series will include at least three different paintings. Note: all materials for the first lesson are provided at no cost.


After twenty-four years in the military, James attended the San Francisco Art Institute and pursued a career in sculpture and oil painting. He has worked and instructed with many other artists and developed a teaching method for all levels of experience from beginner to advanced.


Call today for schedule and cost information!


Email: [email protected] Visit Central Art!

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January Intuitive Painting Class

Painting by Eve Margo Withrow

Intuitive Painting With Eve Are you ready to explore the edges of your creativity; Play with and follow the threads of visual expression; laugh with the joy available when you trust your intuition to guide you? Experience and experiment with a variety of non-threatening painting processes. Artists who want to create with renewed enthusiasm as well as inexperienced artists will be delighted.

Join me for a playful afternoon of Intuitive Painting on Sunday, January 14th, from 12pm to 4pm. Classes are small and comfortable. Price is $50 plus a $5 materials fee. Contact Eve at 541-772-6888 for more information and registration.

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Ashland Gallery Association January 2018 Spotlight Exhibits

Maria de Los Angeles, installation at El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY, 201

Ashland Natural Medicine “Africa, Fashion & Photography”, featuring Jennifer Jensen

ANM Gallery of Contemporary Art is thrilled to host local Ashland artist, Jennifer Jensen’s newest works of art titled: Africa, Fashion & Photography

This exceptional show is a beautiful combination of creative expression and inspiration from her travels to Selous Game Reserve, in South West Tanzania where she photographed wildlife in the bush and then onto Zanzibar where Jensen purchased African fabrics to bring home and design her clothing.

Line, color, shape and texture are just some of the strong art elements that weave together her clothing design choices and carefully selected compositions in each safari image. The care and attention to detail in creating each clothing and photograph clearly makes a statement of her devotion and passion to her crafts.

Each dress, each skirt each jacket, are wearable individual art pieces that are truly

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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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