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2014 Peninsula Arts Association Studio Tour

Take advantage of our “Fall Getaway” special! Stay 3 nights for the price of 2! Valid through December 31st, 2014. NOT valid with any other discount rate or special offer! Use promo code “Fall Getaway” when booking reservation. 360-642-4401 Join us at the Beach for Thanksgiving Weekend and enjoy the 2014 Peninsula Arts Association Studio Tour!

One of the very best ways to see the beauty of the peninsula and to discover the many talents our creative members possess. Travel up and down the peninsula through Chinook, Ilwaco, Long Beach, along the bayside, Ocean Park and Surfside…the art you find as you journey will be as different as the villages you travel through. PAA’s office in Long Beach may also hold a few artists and several new artist studios are planned for this year as well. It’s great to see where the artists actually create and have the

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“Winter Coat” Art Exhibition at Clatsop Community College Art Center Gallery

Winter Coat, oil on canvas, Matthew Dennison

The exhibition Winter Coat will open at the Clatsop Community College Art Center Gallery with a reception on Thursday, November 13 from 6:00 – 8:00p.m. The show continues through January 15, 2015. The gallery reception and exhibit are free and open to the public. The CCC Art Center Gallery, 1799 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and on weekends and holidays by appointment.

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Building Local Economies with the Arts

At an Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon meeting I saw a presentation by Jerry Work about how Appalachia converted poverty to a multi-million dollar economy through the arts. There were so many similarities between that region and the Rogue Valley, I wanted to bring it to the Medford business and arts community as well. I think this short presentation will inspire you and give you insight on how to help build cultural tourism in our area.

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Small Treasures in November

New Artist Opportunities from the Art Deadlines List

This list has not been edited, so there may be calls here for which Oregon artists are not elegible. However, there are LOTs of opportunities of all different kinds listed, so please take a few minutes to review it and find the calls that suit you and your work!

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Calls for Entry from CaFE.org

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Check out these artist calls and residencies for new opportunities from CaFE.org! Deadlines begin this Friday, October 11, and range through December 1.

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Art Presence Upcoming Events

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Abstract Expressions Member Exhibition Opens November 2!

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Unseen Ashland - Photo Tour with David Lorenz Winston and Lewis Anderson

There’s a part of Ashland that is rarely noticed, yet it’s under our noses. It hides in the nooks and crannies of Ashland’s alleys, Main Street windows, The Railroad District, and in fact, all over town. With close observation, the subtle gems that it contains come to life. Join David Lorenz Winston and Lewis Anderson for a morning of photo exploration in Unseen Ashland and uncover your own insights into Ashland’s well-kept visual secrets.

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Children's Healing Art Project Benefit Auction and Party in Portland!!