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A Warm Welcome to Mark Hannah of Ink & Oil!

We couldn’t be more pleased to add another innovative artistic endeavor to our directory, and discovering what’s going on in southern Oregon’s creative community is often as much of a surprise to us as it is to anyone else! This time we introduce Mark & Sarah Hannah of Ink & Oil, a design store and gallery based in Grants Pass, OR that offers hard to find design classes and workshops.

Hannah still operates “Thief(it)” in Pasadena, CA. Why Thief it?” he writes on his Web site, thiefit.com. β€œIt is an answer to a question. Next time somebody asks you what to do with an object that would otherwise be thrown away, tell them to Thief It. Create a unique object or product that is your own and save it from the future, which would probably have been a big hole in the ground and, depending on its composition, a very,

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A Warm Solstice Welcome to Artist Roxanne Evans Stout!

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is delighted to introduce our newest member, Roxanne Evans Stout. After reading her lovely piece and an announcement of her upcoming workshops, please visit her listing HERE for links to her website and contact information. Roxanne has also given us permission to syndicate her blog, and you are now able to read a few previously published posts as well as new ones in her column under the “Artist Posts” menu.

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SOAR Welcomes Steven LaRose to the Visual Artists Directory!

The Insects of Ambition, Acrylic on Panel by Steven LaRose, 2012

Steven LaRose (b. 1963, Seattle, WA) lives, works and teaches in Talent, OR from his studio, Atelier LaRose. He received his MFA from the Claremont Graduate University, and a BFA from Whitman College. He has had solo exhibitions in Seattle, Chicago, Los Angeles, Portland, and Ashland. His work has been discussed in the Los Angeles Times, ARTnews, The New Art Examiner, and The Chicago Tribune.

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News and Announcements from Bohemia Framing and Fine Art!

Ceramic Mask by Hilarey Walker

We extend a warm welcome on this cold, almost snowy day to Zach and Bohemia. We hope you’ll take a moment to see it yourself and give him a welcome of your own by visiting all the links and liking the gallery’s Facebook page ~ Please see the gallery’s listing HERE, and a listing for his framing service HERE. We just heard from Zach and learned that Bohemia’s website is being redesigned and will soon have an RSS feed which will send updates straight to Art Matters! to share with you. For now, we’re stoked to be able to share these announcements from the gallery’s newsletter:

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SOAR Welcomes the Ashland Art Center!

Ashland Art Center

The Ashland Art Center is a non profit organization with a mission to provide an environment where local artists may function and receive support as creative individuals, and where their artistic abilities may be harnessed to reach a greater goal of arts education, artist support and collaboration, and interaction throughout the community.

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SOAR Welcomes the Ashland Art Center!

The Ashland Art Center is a non profit organization with a mission to provide an environment where local artists may function and receive support as creative individuals, and where their artistic abilities may be harnessed to reach a greater goal of arts education, artist support and collaboration, and interaction throughout the community.

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SOAR Welcomes Eve Margo Withrow!

Soul Merge Iris, by Eve Margo Withrow

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is pleased to welcome Medford artist Eve Margo Withrow to the Visual Artists directory. Soon you will have an opportunity to see a public display of Eve’s work at the Berryman Gallery, upstairs at the Craterian Theater, 23 South Central Ave. in Medford. The exhibition runs from May 1 – June 30. Here are a few words taken from her website to introduce Eve and her philosophy regarding art…

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SOAR Welcomes David Lorenz Winston to the Photography directory!

David Lorenz Winston Fine Art Photography

SOAR is delighted to announce the new listing of renowned photographer David Lorenz Winston. You can now find his contact information and links to his website, blogs and networking services in the Photography category. We are truly grateful for his support, a welcome addition to our growing online “portrait” of the Southern Oregon arts & culture community.

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Southern Oregon Artists Resource Welcomes The Yellow Cupboard!

The Yellow Cupboard

A family owned and operated business located in Ashland’s Historic Railroad District next to the JEGA Gallery, Aaron and Isaac Park provide art and craft supplies and bring a lifetime of experience to their stock of Waldorf school supplies, too. Check their listing for contact information and a link to their website for more information!

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Southern Oregon Artists Resource Welcomes Photographer Claudia Harlow…

Find Claudia’s new listing in the Photography Category!

Claudia's Creative Photography

About her work, Claudia comments, “I love the fine art side of Photography, using my camera as a painter does a brush, and my photographs reflect the interpretation I chose for that scene at that moment. My education includes three years of college training in Fine Art Photography and over 25 years of experience. My art has been published in a book for fishermen titled ‘Native Trout of North America.’ ” Harlow has volunteered at the Rogue Gallery & Art Center for over 20 years and her keen eye has observed many changes and transformations in the Rogue Valley/Southern Oregon art scene. We value her contribution to the art community of Southern Oregon and thank her for listing with SOAR.

Claudia’s work can be seen at the Creator’s Gallery in Jacksonville. To see her listing and contact information CLICK

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