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Oil v. Acrylic Part II

Hello from Atlanta, GA! I’m in the swing of trade show season but wanted to follow up on my painting experiment. First and most satisfying result: I finished the 30 paintings! No small feat when life happens, days turn into a few days into a weekend into…oh shoot, it’s Christmas! But I stuck with it, […]

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San Francisco/Bay Area Trade show

Hi friends! Indie Market Bay Area starts today! San Francisco and Bay area retail buyers, come on over to Point Richmond for a beautifully curated trade show. Sunday-Tuesday, 10-6pm at the Craneway Pavillion. Gorgeous building, view of the bay and a unique and lovely assortment of wholesalers there. Carpe Diem Papers is there with elizabethW […]

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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 bit.ly/TAMAnnualADL 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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Golden Gate Park Arboretum

San Fransisco:  Golden Gate Park Arboretum Original Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 6×8 Oil on Canvas Mounted on Wood Signed Lower Left – Baumann Artist’s Comments San Francisco was my home for 25 years,  and as a landscape painter, I liked the challenge of integrating my passion for nature and for urban landscapes.  Golden Gate Park is one of my favorite places to paint in San Francisco, and the Arboretum is a stunning example of Victorian architecture in this first class setting.  I must admit that I was intimidated by the complex, ornate details of this beautiful building.  But, I…

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THE ANIMALS ARE COMING to Ashland, Oregon.

BIRDS, BEASTS AND BEAUTY – THE GENESIS TO REVELATION ALLIANCE WITH ANIMALS FINE ART EXHIBIT OPENS JULY 25TH at Pioneer Hall THE GENESIS TO REVELATION ALLIANCE WITH ANIMALS 2012/2013 6 city tour Fort Worth, Sedona, San Diego, Ashland, San Francisco, Portland

 

In the heart of this small quaint city of Ashland in So. Oregon, home of the Shakespeare theater, visitors stroll through Lithia Park , one of the most ideallyic and beautiful displays of flora and botanical beauty on the West Coast. And glancing just across the park entrance parkway stands the historic Pioneer Hall. It is there that on July 25th the animals of the Bible will begin to “speak” the compelling story of God’s love and redemption.

This fourth stop on its 6 city tour, “Birds, Beasts and Beauty” is a fine art visual journey with the animals of the Bible. From Genesis to Revelation guests

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Inspirations

I just got back from a visit to San Francisco where I went to the De Young museum to see the  Girl with a Pearl Earring show, along with Etching from Rembrandt and his contemporaries.  I found it very inspiring, especially all the etchings, they are so intricate and invite you to spend several minutes […]

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Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation New Touring exhibit premiers

Masterpiece Fine Arts - Birds, Beasts and Beauty

Our New Touring exhibit premiers! BIRDS, BEASTS AND BEAUTY – THE GENESIS TO REVELATION ALLIANCE WITH ANIMALS – 2012/2013 6 city tour: Fort Worth, Sedona, San Diego, San Francisco, Ashland, Portland. Birds, Beasts and Beauty is a fine art visual journey with the animals. From Genesis to Revelation experience their magnificence, their prominence, and their uniquely designed connection with the heart of God and man. Including works by nationally acclaimed artists Ron DiCianni (the Resurrection Mural), Michael Dudash, Chris Hopkins, Tom duBois, Mick McGinty, Frank Ordaz, Mary Jane Q Cross, historic masters and more. See venue details below.

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‘World’s Largest Kinetic Art Sculpture’ Lands at Singapore Airport

While looking through my many news alerts last week, I came across an amazing kinetic sculpture recently installed in the Terminal 1 departure hall at Changi Airport in Singapore. I have seen some great public art works in U.S. airports during my travels like Air Over Under by Norie Sato at San Francisco International Airport (which was […]

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