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Caldera Honored at the White House

Caldera children's art program honored at White House

Congratulations to Caldera, one of 12 national creative youth development organizations to receive the 2015 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award from First Lady Michelle Obama. Caldera Executive Director Tricia Snell and youth representative Alena Nore accepted the award at a Nov. 17 White House awards ceremony.

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Calls to Artists from Art Deadlines List

Editor’s Note: We have removed several calls that were obviously not intended for Oregon artists. Some calls that remain should be checked for eligibility of Oregon artists before applying. We wish you the best of good fortune in any of these calls you may apply for! April 1, 2015 THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE ANNUAL ART COMPETITION More than $25,000 in prizes will be awarded, and Top Award Winners will be featured in the December 2015 issue of The Artist’s Magazine! All winners will also appear in a special online gallery. There are 5 categories for you to compete and win. Plus, there’s a Special Student/Beginner Division for new artists. Entry fee. Details: 715-445-4612 OR OR [email protected] December 31, 2014 DAVE BOWN PROJECTS Jurors: Steven Matijcio, Curator, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; Dominic Molon, Curator of Contemporary Art, RISD Museum; Marina Pacini, Chief Curator and Curator of American, Modern, and Contemporary Art,

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Once is Not Enough: Upcycle T-Shirts in to Market Bags with Robbin Pearce

Robbin Pearce of Birdie Bags will guide you through the process of making functional and hip market bags out of your choice of t-shirt. Notions and tools will be provided. Bring a t-shirt (long or short sleeved) and if you have a sewing kit, bring that too. Saturday, October 13, 11:00 – 1:00  FREE! RSVP to [email protected] Ages …

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Make it Again! Up-cycled Clothing with Diane Ericson

upcycled clothing with Diane Ericson at Ashland Art Center

Re-mixing and re-making clothes is magical! New outfits can spring up from your wardrobe or thrift store finds. Join Diane Ericson and some of the most skilled and creative clothing recyclers in town for ideas and technical help and walk out the door in your new creation! Saturday, April 28, 12:00 – 4:00 Drop in during …

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