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Meeting Bob Dylan and My Forrest Gump Life

I went out one night to a bar on MacDougal street to relax with a glass of vodka and my journal, a big black book filled with drawings and clippings pasted in. A tall handsome man with piercing blue eyes and a cap asked if he could sit down with me. My heart stopped beating in my chest and I lost my breath. It was the man who had written the sound track to my entire life—Bob Dylan.

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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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Unconditional Love

The name of this rose is actually Unconditional Love – you can click that link and find out more.  I grow these roses and I’ve painted them before.  And I guess I’ve painted the vase before too. This painting feels like it belongs in an Alfred Hitchcock movie. I love the the clothing and decor in […]

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Gardens Gone Wild! May 2018 Art Exhibit

Gardens Gone Wild! Our member artists offer florals, paintings of gardens, and more to brighten your environment in a new exhibition, “Gardens Gone Wild.” Show opens May 4 and continues through June 17.   Free Concert Series Minstrel Streams will perform a series of free concerts at Art Presence this year. Sergey Oreshkin—whose blog, Ascentor, […]

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Invite to sell art! Art in the Garden

Art in the Garden Call for Artists

 

YOU ARE INVITED to have your art in a garden. This year the museum has eight gardens for the Art In The Garden tour. Here are the details: Dates of event: June 9 and 10th from 10 – 4 each day Art must be delivered to the garden on Friday June 8 afternoon between 3 – 5 pm Art must be picked up at the garden on Sunday June 10 between 4-6 pm You are responsible for bringing an inventory with pricing, having price tags on your art The museum will receive a 30% commission on all sales during the event. We need to know if you want to participate no later than April 20 because we want to put your name in our ticket booklet so people will know where to find you! Here are some ideas about art that sells well at

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Life is Hard, Clay is Soft – New Chapter!

This post, “Life is Hard, Clay is Soft ,” is a new chapter in Wendy Gell’s autobiography, written April 7, 2018.

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Rogue Gallery

2018 Celtic Celebration at Rogue Gallery: Margaret Stermer-Cox, Watercolor, Irish Breakfast Tea

On St. Patrick’s Day, the Rogue Gallery will host a special evening event featuring Celtic art, music, and Irish food.

Musicians and choral groups will perform traditional Irish music. The evening also includes a singing competition of the best rendition of the song “Danny Boy”. A special Celtic themed art show by Rogue Gallery artists’ members will be on display from March 14 through March 22, 2018.

The Celtic culture has a long and rich tradition in music and art. The Rogue Gallery & Art Center celebrates the art of the Celts with music and art. Music performers include Pat O’Scannell and the choral group Blarney Tones. On display will be an Irish themed art show that includes acrylic, oil, and watercolor paintings as well as photography and collages. Realistic interpretations and abstraction of Celtic themes are reflected in the diverse work. The evening also includes

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Blog Detour

Hi friends!My blog has moved to a brighter happier website home with more windows and a place to sit down a while. Come on over! And because Google and blogger and other technical Wizard of Oz things, I can’t seem to remove this one. See you …

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Exhibit Reception at Paschal Winery

My paintings are on exhibit at Paschal Winery in Talent. Join me for a reception on March 9th from 6 till 8 pm!

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Fancy Cake

I adore life’s simple fancy pleasures.  Great coffee, perfect pastries, new art supplies. If you’re looking for an uplifting creative afternoon that combine all three, come join us for the next Poets & Painters at Pennington Farms in the Apple…

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