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Table Rock Plein Air Hike!

MAY 04 Plein Air Paintout @ the Rocks by The Nature Conservancy & Bureau of Land Management, Medford District

The Nature Conservancy and Medford District BLM annually sponsor a series of free guided hikes at the Table Rocks led by local specialists in different fields. This year’s list of spring hikes – Find Your Nature on the Rocks! – includes one of special interest to artists. Hikes are free but online registration is required due to limited space.

Saturday, May 4, 9:00 a.m., LOWER TABLE ROCK OAK LOOP TRAIL

Plein Air Paintout @ the Rocks: Join Darlene Southworth, botanist and artist, for an outdoor painting session along the Lower Table Rock Oak Loop Trail (1/2 mile accessible trail) Bring your sketchpads, painting materials (any medium) and easel and chair, if you desire. Limited to 15 individuals. (

View the complete list of hikes at

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Artist Silvia Trujillo Seeks Living Accommodations

After a productive hiatus in new Mexico, respected plein air artist Silvia Trujillo and her husband have returned to southern Oregon and are now looking for living accommodations. “After three and a half months in the Southwest it sure feels good to be back in Oregon. Some folks adore the desert, but I found out quickly that it’s a nice place for me to visit but not a place for me to live.” They are open as far as the area but would prefer a rural place – something in the Applegate Valley would be ideal. They are flexible as to the type of arrangements, too: they have excellent credit and references and would be happy to rent a place on a long-term basis, but are also willing to house sit or to rent a place that’s for sale. Let’s give Silvia a warm Welcome Home and help one of southern Oregon’s artist treasures find a place to settle back in! If anyone has a lead she can pursue, please email [email protected] or [email protected]

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Artist’s Day at Hanley Farm June 14

June 14 at Hanley Farm – Flag Day Celebration, Artists Fair & Old Fashioned Lawn Party!

A day you won’t want to miss!!!! Put June 14 on your calendar and plan to join us for an old-fashioned lawn party at historic Hanley Farm.

Dozens of artists will be practicing their craft and selling their wares. Maybe you’ll fund that unique gift or beautiful piece of art work you’ve been seeking for your home! Or take a guided tour of the historic Hanley House. And of course, much MORE, including – music by The Rogue Suspects; a flag field; a presentation by Chelsea Rose, of SOU Archaeology lab; traditional games such as badminton and horseshoes; and farm-fresh food from the Hanley Kitchen.

June 14th, 11am – 4pm

1056 Hanley Road

Admission: $5/adults; $3/children 5-12; SOHS members and children under 5, FREE!

541-773-6536, ext. 1002

Proceeds benefit the Southern Oregon

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