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SOSA August 27, 2018 Meeting Features Judy Grillo

Judy Grillo

The Southern Oregon Society of Artists will be hosting it’s regular meeting on August 27, 2018 at 7 pm at the Medford Public Library.

Our Speaker is illustrator Judith Karen, known locally as Judy Grillo.

Judy is the ‘Artist-in Charge” of the 180 foot-long BEE MURAL at Exit-24/ Phoenix, off the I-5. Judy has Illustrated 13 children’ books, created over 1,000 fliers, posters, program covers & signs. Her street signs for the Rist Canyon Fire Dept are 18 years old, and her art for the Eugene Symphony Guild Annual Garden Tours brochure has been in use since 2009.

Judith Karen (Judy Grillo) has painted and designed theatre sets and signs, 15 murals, 11 in the L.A. Basin both indoor and out and 1 in Las Vegas (Vegas paid better). She is currently working on an indoor mural at Wamba’s Mediterranean Diner in Medford

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Incredible After & Before Street Art Transformations

"Knowledge Speaks - Wisdom Listens," Athens, Greece

“Knowledge Speaks – Wisdom Listens,” Athens, Greece After and Before Wild Drawing “Juliette Et Les Esprits,” Montpellier, France After and Before Patrick Commecy 3D Mural In Poznan, Poland After and Before Waldemar Wylegalski “Renaissance,” Le Puy en Velay, France After and Before Giant Starling Mural In Berlin, Germany After and Before Nika Kramer “Au Fil De Loire,” Brives Charensac, France After and Before Patrick Commecy Photorealistic Mural, Glasgow, Scotland After and Before Smug Full Moon Hostel, Bristol, UK After and Before Paul Green “Topart,” Budapest, Hungary After and Before Neopaint “Porte Des Lavandières,” Aurec Sur Loire, France After and Before Patrick Commecy Be sure to SHARE this incredible art with friends

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Unveiling of New Mural By Denise Baster in Ashland on Sunday!

Mural by Denise Baxter to be unveiled at the Ashland Food Bank - flyer

You are invited to attend a city wide celebration and unveiling of a recently completed mural, Seasons of Gratitude by Denise Baxter, Executive Director of the Ashland Art Center, located at the Emergency Food Bank on 560 Clover Lane in Ashland. If you are in or around Ashland this Sunday, August 3rd at 3pm, stop by to celebrate the new and largest piece in the City of Ashland’s Public Art Collection.

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APU Peripheral Visions Show

Ashland Painters' Union

Thanks to Mark Arinsberg for these shots!  This is my half of the Peripheral Visions show at Ashland Painters Union in January 2013. Here is the work of Q Quast – “I am this Space. I am this Place.”  It’s sitting on the floor, waiting to be taken home.  Originally it was hung on the […]

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EUGENE BENNETT: A LIFE IN ART FEATURED EXHIBIT AT ROGUE GALLERY & ART CENTER AND FEATURED ARTIST AT ART IN BLOOM FESTIVAL

This year during the Art in Bloom Festival, the Rogue Gallery & Art Center opens Eugene Bennett: A Life in Art, an exhibition featuring the art of one of the Rogue Valley’s most loved artists, an influential teacher, and a founder of the Rogue Gallery & Art Center. Numerous works on display were held in the artist’s personal collection and have never before been offered to the public. The public is invited to attend a free RECEPTION held on Friday, May 18 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm during Third Friday in Downtown Medford. During the Art In Bloom festival weekend, the RGAC will host a Community Mural Project inspired by Eugene Bennett’s creativity and using his art materials. This free art activity invites community members of all ages to create an original collage to be part of a larger mural on display at the Rogue Gallery & Art Center later this year.

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Welcome to Cammy Davis, Sue Springer and the Photographer's Gallery at Ashland Art Center!

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We are delighted that new artists and art organizations continue to list with the Southern Oregon Artists Resource! The more, the merrier, as each new listing brings additional traffic to the sites, and this means more visits to everyone’s listings, blogs and other online presences of the wonderful artists, galleries and organizations that make up the fabulous art community of Southern Oregon – our raison d’être. This month we welcome ceramic/mosaic artist Susan Springer and contemporary artist Cammy Davis to the Visual Artists directory and the Photographer’s Gallery at Ashland Art Center to the Galleries, Art Groups and Organizations and Photography medium directories.

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Local Call to Artists - St Mary's Chapel Stained Glass Window and Art Project

The St. Mary’s Chapel promises to be a beautiful space, perfect for reflection, prayer and quiet time. We’re in need of artists to design and create our 32 stained glass windows and provide art for the 14 interior art niches….

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How Can Local Arts Agencies Engage Their Communities?

It seems that “community engagement” and “community arts” are paving the way to a new paradigm in the local arts sector. By browsing through some local arts agency (LAA) websites, I got the sense that most organizations were somehow relating to their local communities already. But what exactly IS community engagement and how do you […]

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