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Chardin’s dreaming

  When I was a boy, I used to take a toy, whether or not it was meant to represent something aeronautically sound, and I would hold it out in front of me and “fly” it above the sofa mountains of our living room or, outside, over the terrain in our East St. Louis yard: […]

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May 2019 Press Release

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford is going to hold over our exquisite display featuring the works of Marilyn Zupan and potter Susan Paul Williams, while Marianne Nielsen’s guest exhibit in the salon will also continue to the end …

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Earth Day Salt Dough with Natural Earth Paints

Items you’ll need 1 cup AP flour1/2 cup of salt1/2 TBS of Blue found in Children’s Earth Paint Kit1TBS of Green found in Children’s Earth Paint Kit1/2 cup of Water2 tsp of Black from Children’s Earth Paint PacketsRolling PinParchment paperCooki…

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Earth Day Salt Dough with Natural Earth Paints

Items you’ll need 1 cup AP flour1/2 cup of salt1/2 TBS of Blue found in Children’s Earth Paint Kit1TBS of Green found in Children’s Earth Paint Kit1/2 cup of Water2 tsp of Black from Children’s Earth Paint PacketsRolling PinParchment paperCooki…

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Gene Black & Bret Levick at Platt Anderson Cellars

Saturday, April 13 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Platt Anderson Cellars (located in Ashland Art Center). Gene and Bret will be playing some of your fave tunes, including orignals. Great Music/Great Wine… see you there!

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“It’s tough” is relative

Bill Santelli sent me this interview, which is a good read. Jonas Wood makes Hockney-esque paintings that look like graphic art, colorful in unpredictable and interesting ways, and dense with detail. They feel immediate and carefully observed but executed with almost childlike simplicity. I love the embrace of flatness because it forces him to put […]

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Magnetic and inexhaustible reality

I’ve just reread Iris Murdoch’s The Sovereignty of the Good, in reaction to my rereading of Dave Hickey’s The Invisible Dragon, in an effort to see the contrast between their ideas about beauty. Hickey speaks about beauty and desire. Murdoch about beauty and love. One might think they are speaking the same language, Hickey at a […]

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Painting in Watercolor Society of Oregon Spring Exhibition

An invitation to see painting “Three Minute Egg #12” as one of 80 water-media paintings in the WSO Spring 2019 Experimental Exhibition! About the Exhibition. Greetings!  I am happy to say that my painting “Three Minute Egg #12” is showing in the Watercolor Society of Oregon’s Spring 2019 Experimental Exhibition.   My painting is one of […]

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Poets on the Loose – Saturday April 13, 2019

Celebrate National Poetry Month in Jacksonville with Poets on the Loose 2019 on Saturday, April 13

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So You’ve Written a Book…

Ginna and David Gordon FREE presentation: Publishing Today, a conversation about indie publishing, from 5–6 pm on Fri, Jan 4 at Art Presence

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