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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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Calls to Artists from Art Deadlines List

Editor’s Note: We have removed several calls that were obviously not intended for Oregon artists. Some calls that remain should be checked for eligibility of Oregon artists before applying. We wish you the best of good fortune in any of these calls you may apply for! April 1, 2015 THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE ANNUAL ART COMPETITION More than $25,000 in prizes will be awarded, and Top Award Winners will be featured in the December 2015 issue of The Artist’s Magazine! All winners will also appear in a special online gallery. There are 5 categories for you to compete and win. Plus, there’s a Special Student/Beginner Division for new artists. Entry fee. Details: 715-445-4612 OR bit.ly/TAMAnnualADL OR [email protected] December 31, 2014 DAVE BOWN PROJECTS Jurors: Steven Matijcio, Curator, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; Dominic Molon, Curator of Contemporary Art, RISD Museum; Marina Pacini, Chief Curator and Curator of American, Modern, and Contemporary Art,

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Workshop, Reception and Free Presentation by Efren Gonzalez at Ashland Art Center

Elaine Frenett discovered this master artist, Efren Gonzalez, in Mexico on a recent vacation. She has worked hard to bring him to Southern Oregon, and has made arrangements for him to teach a workshop at Ashland Art Center on making magnificent ceramic murals in the ancient Mayan tradition. Meet Mr. Gonzalez at a Meet & Greet reception scheduled for September 23, just before the workshop begins.

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SOAR Welcomes Artist Amber Martinez!

Orange Bird on Damask, original acrylic on canvas by Amber Martinez

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is pleased to welcome contemporary artist Amber Martinez to the Visual Artists directory! Amber is a Southern Oregon artist who has painted on walls from Oregon to Cambodia. She believes in affordable, accessible art and enjoys creating large, bold paintings in contemporary styles, as well as classic portraits, landscapes and drawings…

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The Village of Ajijic

The town we are most near is Ajijic. As we leave our street and turn left on the Carrretera (main road around the lake), after we pass the Walmart, the “Boulevard” begins. Adjacent to both sides of the regular road are lush, huge trees lining each side…

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Breakfast with Fairies, then Tomato Harvest

I coaxed Roland along on my early morn visit to the place I’m teaching my Plein Air Painting Class in tandem with Silvia Trujillo this weekend. I wanted to preview the light and the different possible painting images at 8:30am. So ahead of the class ti…

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