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November Press Release

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford, will be presenting Ruth Heath as featured artist, and Debby Fisher continues to have her stunning display as the guest artist exhibit in the Salon.  We will also be announcing the winner of …

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I love Wisconsin

I was honored to have Frank Bernarducci select my work for the Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art’s annual juried exhibition this year. Out of respect and gratitude, I decided to attend the opening last week in a show of support for the fledgling museum. It was founded only a year ago. Its first annual, national […]

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Research: Links to Articles On How to Simplify

Research, that is to say my investigation and study into what it means to “simplify” a design in drawing and painting. Building A Knowledge Base. Hi!  Over the past few months, I’ve been looking for articles on the topic of simplification.  That is, I’ve been trying to find out what simplification is all about.  You […]

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Open Studio Tour Weekend

This weekend I’m participating in the Ashland Open Studio Tour, Saturday and Sunday October 13 and 14 from 11 – 5. Location: Project Space 106 Talent Ave #5. Behind Kindred Spirits. I’m doing a painting demo at noon on Saturday. I’m painting an egg and discussing the difference between values and light effect. I’ll talk […]

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Embodiments of life

There’s a funny and moving scene in Amadeus where Mozart defends his music for The Marriage of Figaro. His monarch cites good reasons for prohibiting a performance of the story: it’s immoral, degenerate and revolutionary in spirit. (The movie suggests that some might have thought of Mozart’s own personal life in those terms, on occasion.) The king fears […]

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Come Into My Studio! October 13th & 14th, 11-5PM – Dana Feagin Art

    Stop in and see me, and the other amazing artist spaces, during the Ashland Open Studio Tour from […]

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Fire and Smoke

This year Southern Oregon experienced weeks and weeks of thick, oppressive smoke from wildfires.  We often experience smoke in the summers because we are in a valley surrounded by vast forests.  Thunderstorms in July usually spark wildfire and now, due to drier, hotter years along with decades of fire suppression creating more underbrush to burn […]

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Bill Finewood

These are small, beautifully executed landscapes by Bill Finewood, currently on view in “Methods Change but the Spirit is the Same”, at the Insalaco-Williams Gallery 34, Finger Lakes Community College. It’s a great overview of his work in different mediums and styles throughout his career. These oils were stand outs in composition, color and handling […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Victoria Catalina

Victoria Catalina brought her creative activism and graphic artist skills to C4AA’s 2016 Art Action Academy in Dublin, working to decriminalize sex work and workers, and has been working as a graphic designer and illustrator since then, often going bac…

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Ashland Café des Artistes featuring Ashland Art Center artists

Saturday, October 20 • Noon to 6:00 pm FREE EVENT • Fun for Kids and Adults 357 E Main St. (Ashland Art Center) & 376 E Main St. (Hither) The atmosphere of a street art scene with a French flair. Local painters will set up their easels in front of Hither en plein air style.  Stop […]

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