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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 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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