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SOAR Welcomes Lori Garfield, Animal Artist

SOAR Welcomes Lori Garfield: image of 'Leap Frog,' an oil painting of a frog in mid-leap, by animal artist Lori Garfield

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is delighted to welcome Medford artist Lori Garfield to our Visual Artists directory! You can find Lori’s listing with contact information and links to her website and social media sites HERE.

About Lori Garfield

Leap Frog, 12″ x 9″ Original Oil Painting by artist Lori Garfield, Medford Oregon

Lori Garfield is an emerging realist oil painter largely focused on animals. Painting exclusively in oils, her portrayals of both wild and domestic animals reveals a deep empathy for all life and an innate understanding of their anatomy and personality. Garfield sees and feels the world around her more acutely than many, bringing an awareness of the oneness of the heartbeats on our planet. “I limit my focus to North American animals and plants. Perhaps when I create a familiar critter you’ll be reminded of actions that may impact them.” Garfield donates a portion of

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A Warm Welcome to Artist Karen O’Brien!

Attraction, painting by Karen O'Brien

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource extends a warm welcome to artist Karen O’Brien of Grants Pass, who can now be found in the Visual Artists directory and the Art Education section of www.soartists.com. We met Karen last December, when she entered two of her fabulous “Urban Folk” angels in the second annual Angels show at the GoodBean Café in Jacksonville. It was hard to give them back to her after the show! Please help us welcome this talented artist by visiting her listing to find a link to her website, social media sites, and bookmark her Etsy shop in progress.

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SOAR Welcomes Nancy Bardos!

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource welcomes Jacksonville, Oregon photographer and iPhoneographer Nancy Bardos to the Visual Artist Directory! Nancy is an enthusiastic and engaging artist who describes herself as an “explorer of possibilities,” and her work is a wonderful expression of her personality. Please visit Nancy’s new listing for contact information and a link to her website to see her photography and iPhone art…social links will be coming soon.

Nancy will be showing her work, printed on fine art paper and on metal, in a private salon style exhibition in early May, beginning a new phase in promoting her work. Please keep an eye open for future public opportunities to meet this fun and personable woman and see the images she has created using her keen eye for design and a skillful touch on her iPhone.

 

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SOAR Welcomes Artist Linda Abblett!

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is pleased to introduce artist Linda Abblett to those who have not yet met her. She recently moved to southern Oregon and has been busily establishing herself here. We met her at Art Presence Art Center in Jacksonville—where she has become a member and has already exhibiting her watercolor paintings—and she decided a listing at www.soartists.com would be a good way to further her efforts to introduce herself to the southern Oregon arts community. We hope you will welcome her by visiting her listing and from there her website, and follow her Facebook page.

Here is more about Linda and her beautiful watercolors!

 

SOAR Welcome Animal and Wildlife Artist LInda Cruz!

Seeing Red, Oil painting of a buffalo with red background by artist Linda Cruz

Pearl on Basic Black, Painting of an Andalusian horse by artist Linda Cruz Tracks in the Snow, Painting of a coyote in snow at Yellowstone National Park by artist Linda Cruz Moccasin Still Life, Acrylic still life painting with beaded moccasins, carved turquoise buffalo fetish, native American pottery and chile peppers, by artist Linda Cruz Moving Day, Painting of a cougar carrying her cub by artist Linda Cruz Seeing Red, Oil painting of a buffalo with red background by artist Linda Cruz

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is delighted to welcome wildlife and animal artist Linda Cruz of White City to the artist directories at www.soartists.com! Cruz is a fine artist working primarily in acrylic, oil and graphite. She has also created sculptures, pen and ink drawings, pastels and some watercolors. She has been drawing since before kindergarten and first considered herself an artist when in grade school after

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SOAR Welcomes Umpqua Valley Art Center!

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource welcomes Umpqua Valley Arts Center (UVAC) to the Galleries directory!

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SOAR Welcomes John Dodero of Dodero Studio Ceramics!

Red Cremation Urn by John Dodero

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is proud to welcome John Dodero and his popular raku pottery to the Visual Artists directory! A friend of SOAR and fellow board member of the Art Presence Art Center in Jacksonville, his works sell across the country and around the world, so it’s a special pleasure to see his work represented in the context of the southern Oregon arts community.

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SOAR Welcomes Linda Curtis to www.soartists.com!

Rogue Riffles, Plein Air Landscape Oil Painting by Linda Curtis, Shady Cove, Oregon Whitewater rafting and traveling with husband and dogs fuels her inspiration. You can find her on a river bank, in a field, or by the edge of a marsh. "Being out in nature allows me to study the nuances needed to convey my interpretation of the scene." ~ Linda Curtis

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is delighted to welcome Linda Curtis to the Visual Artists directory! You can find her listing–with social links, a link to her website, and contact information–in the Impressionist Artist directory, the Plein Air Painters directory, the Landscapes and Nature artists directory, Oil Painters directory and Pastel Painters directory, and in the alphabetical listing page here. Another important member of the southern Oregon art community, we are proud to see Linda’s listing in our online representation of southern Oregon’s community of artists and thank Linda for joining forces with us. Please help us give her a warm reception by sharing her listing or this announcement with the art lovers in your network!

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SOAR Welcomes Pam Haunschild!

Quail, by Pam Haunschild

Quail, by Pam Haunschild

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is delighted to welcome Pam Haunschild, who specializes in abstract nature art, to the Visual Artist and Art Education directories! We have thoroughly enjoyed looking at her charming paintings, collages and monotype prints, inspired by natural subjects and sometimes incorporating them. If you don’t know Pam and her work already, we are happy to introduce you to her and hope you will visit her website so you can enjoy becoming a bit more familiar with her wonderful artistic style.

“After a career as a social science Professor, I moved to a wooded property near Ashland and now have time to pursue my lifelong interest in art. I am inspired by the natural beauty of our region and include flora and/or fauna in all my paintings. My work is abstract, but the natural elements, e.g., flowers, birds, fish, can be

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Central Art Supply offers Free Painting Classes with Stefan Baumann

Art Instruction by Stefan Baumann at Central Art Supply

We would like to thank Central Art Supply for their new listing at SOAR and welcome them to Southern Oregon’s art community online! We went to CAS a week ago for the artist demonstrations to learn about new and lesser known art supplies you might want to look into yourself, and while there spotted this postcard. Have you seen it yet? Don’t miss this great opportunity for working and aspiring artists alike to get quality instruction from the host of the PBS series, “The Grand View.”

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