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Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation ASCEND 2019

ASCEND 2019, a four-day artist and musician conference in the heart of Ashland

Are you endeavoring to become the best YOU as a young artist or musician? Mark your calendar now for June 17 – 21 and join us at

A West Coast Convergence of Young Artists & Musicians

Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation is partnering with The Story church in Ashland, OR to host ASCEND 2019, a four-day artist and musician conference in the heart of Ashland. Young artists and musicians, ages 15-30, from up and down the West Coast will engage in great vision-building, inspiration, and technical instruction by an incredible team of professionally trained and experienced artists and musicians. Participants will gather in morning and afternoon sessions in specific learning tracks, plus engage in morning and evening all group devotions and worship, inspiring featured speakers, and lunches and dinners. This will be a week packed full of inspiring connection and unforgettable community! (above: Rhaspody in Orange by

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Spring Painting Workshop with Ron DiCianni and Oregon Gardens Soiree

Spring Painting Workshop with Ron DiCianni and Oregon Gardens Soiree

You’re invited!

What makes a great painting connect so powerfully with the viewer? And as artists, how can we create works that are increasingly effective and emotionally impacting?

Study with renowned artist Ron DiCianni for this two day hands-on painting workshop in exploration of this fascinating topic. Plus enjoy an evening (Thurs.) with Ron as he tells his story and expounds on his vast experiences in the role of art and faith in culture spanning 4 decades. Ron’s works have spiritually and emotionally connected with people all over the world. Because of this strength of vision and connection he has worked alongside well-known authors such as Max Lucado, Randy Alcorn, Joni Eareckson Tada, Frank Peretti, and many more. In combination with these emotionally compelling works, Ron’s spiritual connection to truth in his paintings propels his message all the more powerfully to the hearts and minds of the viewers.

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Paint Live Before Congregations and Biblical Art History Workshops in Sedona Sept. 29th

"The Lord is My Song and My Salvation" by Elena Eros

Two New Workshops: Saturday, Sept. 29th for Artists, Worship Pastors and those interested in the rich and impacting history of Biblical Art

One: Painting Live in Front of Congregations 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. With increasing popularity, painting live before congregations alongside a teaching pastor is a privilege and a daunting task. How does an artist execute this well, with confidence and excellence to enhance a worship experience and create a lasting imprint for observers? From her many years of experience in this field Phoenix artist Elena Eros will take guests in this workshop from idea to a concept, from a concept to sketch, from a sketch to final performance piece of art. Consider Art materials, media, canvas size and light. Prayer and research. Dressing up & preparation of the stage. Working with a Worship Pastor and his team. Interaction with people after the end of the service. Talking

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Great Biblical Art and New Workshops in Sedona August 31 – Sept. 29th

"Words In Red, - the Direct, Uncensored, Provocative Words of Jesus" - August 31-Sept. 29th Opening Reception Saturday, Sept. 1st at 7:00 p.m. at Wayside Chapel Sedona, Arizona

Art + Workshops + a getaway in beautiful Sedona! Masterpiece will be in Sedona Aug. 31 – Sept. 29th as the final U. S. city of this compelling Biblical fine art exhibit. Plus two new art workshops! See all the details below for exhibit and workshop registration: “Words In Red, – the Direct, Uncensored, Provocative Words of Jesus” – August 31-Sept. 29th Opening Reception Saturday, Sept. 1st at 7:00 p.m. at Wayside Chapel Sedona is known for its world renown red rock beauty, its dramatic sunsets, it spiritual seekers and its great art. What guests will also find this September is the traveling “Words in Red” fine art exhibit. Guests and tourists from across the country and the world can stroll through this fine art gallery with Nicodemus at Night, The Woman at the Well, Healing of the Blind Beggar, The Woman Caught in Adultery, the demise of the

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Catch the Words in Red exhibit premier showing at Christ Cathedral in Southern California

Catch the Words in Red exhibit premier showing at Christ Cathedral in Southern California

– presents – “the Direct, Uncensored, Provocative Words of Jesus”

A TRAVELING FINE ART EXHIBIT Southern California Premier Showing at Christ Cathedral Heaven’s Balcony – Ron DiCianni, On the Sea of Galilee – Michael Dudash, Without Sin – Debby Fisher July 10th – 29th

Opening Reception Celebration Sunday, July 15th

Masterpiece is showcasing the “Words In Red” traveling fine art exhibit at the Christ Cathedral, our second exhibit to visit this breathtaking cathedral since our “Let There Be Light” exhibit in 2008. Guests and tourists from across the country can stroll through this fine art gallery with Nicodemus at night, the woman at the well, healing of the blind beggar, the woman caught in adultery, the demise of the demon possessed pigs, the crucifixion, and the resurrected Christ on the shore of Galilee. A visual plethora of compelling artistically rendered scenes by contemporary art legends, Michael Dudash, Ron DiCianni,

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13th Annual Conference & Workshops presented by Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts

13th annual Masterpiece Christian Artist Conference

NETWORKING AND EXCEPTIONAL CAMARADERIE WITH OTHER ARTISTS OF FAITH. Fulltime tracks: Portraiture, Still Life, Landscape, or Artisan One Day Classes: Mosaic, Stone wrapped jewelry Plus: Marketing, Digital Drawing and Painting. Artistic adventures await you or an artist you love at the 13th annual Masterpiece Christian Artist Conference at the beautiful Ashland Hill Hotel and Conference Center in the foothills of Ashland, Oregon. Inspiring technical and personalized instruction with professional and nationally recognized instructors Ned Mueller, JoAnn Peralta, and the young and talented Brittany Weistling forthis 4 day event. Morning and evening devotional sessions embracing a Biblical worldview while exploring the place and impact of “The Table” in art and culture. Plus One Day Artisan Workshops : Introduction to Mosaics and Wire Entwined Stone Jewelry and Marketing Tips of the Trade. These Workshops and breakout sessions will ignite your gifts and passion for your art and your faith with renewed

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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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New works in oil & photography- November 2017 Spotlight Exhibits with AGA

“Wizards Hat” photograph by Chip Phillips

Ashland Gallery Association November Spotlight Exhibits

Photographers’ Gallery

“Into the Woods” photography by Julie Bonney

Julie Bonney is the featured artist at The Photographers’ Gallery At The Ashland Art Center. Her new show, “Into The Woods” opens during the First Friday Art Walk on November 3rd.

Julie is a local photographer who finds inspiration in the natural beauty of Southern Oregon and Northern California. John Muir said, “The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” The forest is a beacon for Julie. It invites her to enter and explore more. She feels as though there is a great mystery hiding somewhere within. Her photography explores that mystery and creates a deeper relationship between nature and herself.

“Redwoods” photograph by Julie Bonney

Oak Leaf Studio

Best of 2017- Landscapes by Leif Trygg

For the month of November, Oak Leaf Studio

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Words in Red Exhibit by Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts

Words in Rad, art exhibit of Christian art depicting scenes form the words of Jesus by Masterpiece christian Fine Arts Foundation

Presents

“Words In Red, – the Direct, Uncensored, Provocative Words of Jesus” July 1 – 23, 2017

Opening Reception Saturday, July 1st in Ashland, Oregon

Ashland is known for its world renowned Shakespeare Festival. What guests will also find this July is the traveling “Words in Red” fine art exhibit. Guests and tourists from across the country can stroll through this fine art gallery to view Nicodemus at Night, The Woman at the Well, Healing of the Blind Beggar, The Woman Caught in Adultery, the demise of the demon possessed pigs, the crucifixion, the resurrected Christ on the shore of Galilee. A visual plethora of compelling artistically rendered scenes by contemporary art legends Michael Dudash, Ron DiCianni, Frank Ordaz, Chris Hopkins, Glenn Harrington, Mick McGinty, Dan Chen and local artists Austin Maloney, Cathy Gallatin, Debby Fisher, Veronica Thomas, and Melanie Cardinal.

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Words in Red Art Exhibition

Words in Red, art exhibition presented by Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation in Portland, Oregon 2017

Never were or will there be again words like His… The Direct, Uncensored, Provocative Words of Jesus 45+ Paintings and sculptures 19 artists : 7 Cities Experience a gallery of inspirational, soul-enriching fine art in Portland. Works by 19 contemporary artists from across the country including Ron DiCianni, Tim Botts, Chris Hopkins, Michael Dudash, Frank Ordaz, Glenn Harrington, Mick McGinty, Dan Chen, Melanie Cardinal and more

March 23 – 26th Lakewood Center for the Arts – Lake Oswego, Oregon Thurs., March 23rd Opening gala event at 7 pm $10 Advanced gala tickets online/ $12 at the door Friday, Sat. & Sunday admission is free Fri., Sat 10- 8 pm, Sun. 12 – 4

And at Concordia University Library April 3rd – 30th. April 9th – Reception 2 – 4:00 p.m. (free) Guided Tours available for groups call 503-493-6370 Admission is free For more information see www.mcfineartsfoundation.org or call 541-601-7496

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