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Eugenia Talbott Featured in Rodeo News

Oil Painting of the legendary saddle bronc, Lunatic Fringe, in action. Artist Eugenia Talbott Adderson, 2016

Artist Eugenia Talbott Adderson with “Lunatic Fringe” on easel.Image by Lee Otsubo

Lunatic Fringe—the legendary saddle bronc and true rodeo celebrity—has a huge fan base, many of whom I’ve had the pleasure to meet this year in Wickenburg, Arizona. He’s a big, powerful horse, and stunningly beautiful. 15 years old, 1325 lbs. and 15.2 hands. I’m told he’s a gentleman, but that he took his job seriously in the arena. He appeared 11 times at the National Finals Rodeo (NFR).

Bruce Hunt, father of Anna Hunt and soon to be father-in-law to Matt Burch, commissioned my painting of Lunatic Fringe. Matt and his brother Chad own Burch Rodeo Company and Lunatic Fringe, who is said to be one of the best saddle broncs in generations. It was a fun project and an honor to paint this handsome stallion. Lunatic was retired after this year’s 2016 NFR at the

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News from Light Garden

Flowers of Hope 2014 Auction Winner

The Flowers of Hope Artists’ Reception at Roxy Ann Winery was amazing!! Great friends, good food, drink and lots of fun! Thank you to everyone who came out to support the artists! and…. The votes are in! Melanie Dines’ Fuchsia Panel won the $50 gift certificate It was a close call between many panels but Melanie’s panel won by one vote. Congratulations!

Thank you to Brenda

and everyone at Roxy Ann

for being part of our program!

Fall Class Lineup Fused Glass: Dichroic Jewelry September 27th One Saturday Afternoon 1-4pm Grab attention with beautiful dichroic glass jewelry you make yourself! Cabochons for necklaces or earrings; they all will dazzle your friends!Learn to cut them so they come out perfect every time. Compatible glass and lots of dichroic glass is included.

Make several pieces for $55

Glass Fusing Basics

October 11th & 18th Two Saturday Afternoons 1-4pm


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Friday of the Women’s Journaling Alpine Retreat ~ the Ending

Our final day of the Retreat begins quiet, stillness surrounding our yoga with just the waves lapping between asanas. But shortly, frivolity skittered at the breakfast table. Our attentive Chef Kim had planned for us decadent French Toast topped with fresh … Continue reading

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Au Naturel Awards Highlight Artists’ Reception

The opening reception of Clatsop Community College’s seventh annual juried art exhibit, Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century, was held Thursday, March 7, in the CCC Art Center Gallery.


Artists pictured left to right: Denise Weir (Edmonds, WA), Jim McComas (Superior, CO), John Whitehouse (West Linn, OR), Bethany Rowland (Portland, OR), Sebastian Hyde (Oakland, CA), Lisa Ackerman (Astoria, OR), Jessica Marshall (Corvallis, OR), Paul Rutz (Portland, OR), Alexandra Eyer (Gold Beach, OR), Rhoda Draws (Mill Valley, CA), Ted Chilles (Portland, OR), Patrick Kernan (Portland, OR), Jessica McCoy (Claremont, CA), Rob Bibler (Salem, OR) with CCC’s Kristin Shauck, Founding Director of the Au Naturel international competition. Photo by David Homer.

This year, over 600 images were submitted for consideration by artists from 26 states and Canada, Mexico, China, Morocco and the United Kingdom. The 2013 show includes 52 works by 47 artists from 16 states and

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