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"Moonlight on the Vine" Unveiled at Seven Feathers Casino Convention Center: 3rd Annual Southern Oregon Festival of Arts

Moonlight on the Vine 12×24 acrylic, molding paste and metallic pigment ©Sandi Whetzel

 This, my most recent wine series painting, is unlike any other I have created so far.  My photography cannot do justice to the textures of the designs carved in molding paste, or the shimmering of metallic gold pigment and marble-like background textures.  This one must be seen in person to appreciate its elegant intricacies.  As soon as I finish publishing this post, I’ll be adding the finishing touches to this contemporary painting.  I’m proud to show it as part of my lineup of “wine pairings” during the 3rd Annual Southern Oregon Festival of Arts.

Seven Feathers Casino Resort Convention Center will host the 3rd annual Southern Oregon Festival of Arts on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Canyonville, OR, just off I-5.  Enjoy browsing fine art and other creations by Oregon artists and artisans.  The variety ranges from one of a kind jewelry makers, pottery artisans, wood working and photography.  Artists will show abstract, floral, western and wine-themed works in oil, watercolor and acrylics.  This is the ideal place to browse for gifts or for yourself.  Enjoy live music by four local groups as you browse this select group of artisans’ distinctive offerings.

In addition to the festival, nearby in the same building are two other events.  The Jefferson State Antique Bottle and Collector Show and Sale and Stampfest 2012 for stamp collectors are both celebrating their 10th year at Seven Feathers. If you attend any of these events, please stop by my space at the Art Festival and introduce yourself.

To see more of Sandi Whetzel’s art in a slideshow, click  here , or for a more detailed look at her art, click     here .

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"Moonlight on the Vine" Unveiled at Seven Feathers Casino Convention Center: 3rd Annual Southern Oregon Festival of Arts

Moonlight on the Vine 12×24 acrylic, molding paste and metallic pigment ©Sandi Whetzel This, my most recent wine series painting, is unlike any other I have created so far.  My photography cannot do justice to the textures of the designs ca…

Continue reading "Moonlight on the Vine" Unveiled at Seven Feathers Casino Convention Center: 3rd Annual Southern Oregon Festival of Arts

Sandi Whetzel’s Art Featured at Seven Feathers Convention Center, Canyonville, OR: the South Douglas County Festival of Arts


R.S.V.P. Requested 24×12 acrylic © Sandi Whetzel

Sandi Whetzel’s contemporary art will be on exhibit at the Seven Feathers Casino Convention Center as part of the first ever South Douglas County Festival of Arts, October 16, from 9 am to 5 pm.  Admission to the event is free and in addition to fine art there will be wine tasting hosted by Delfino vineyards in the afternoon, live music by four different musical groups, live demonstrations, door prizes and free hands-on art activities for adults and children.  KPIC TV of Roseburg will be airing commercial advertisement of the festival on Wednesday, October 6 and one of my painting images will be shown.  How cool is that? There will be access to food at the entrance to the event, so you can plan to spend as much of the day as you like checking out everything at the festival.  Also in the building in a separate section will be Stampfest 2010 for stamp collectors and the Jefferson State Antique Bottle and Collectibles Show.  All events are free to the public. For more information about these two events click here .

I am really looking forward to this lively event.  I’ve heard some of the music and it is easy on the ears.  I am also excited because I will have the first of my wine themed apparel available for sale.  I’ve received a lot of very positive feedback regarding the first image, “R.S.V.P.”, (photo above).  I will have men’s and women’s polo style shirts, women’s scooped neck with cap sleeves and a few spaghetti strapped tops for women.  All shirts will be solid black with the image of this very popular painting at the left side of the shirt from the shoulder down across the chest and will float against the black background of the shirt.  It has a very classy, elegant look for both men’s and women’s attire.  It is a very unique, one of a kind image.  You can be one of the first to wear one of these shirts and everyone will ask how they can get one. If you cannot attend this event but are interested in purchasing one of these black shirts, email me at the email link to the right of this post or call me at 541-825-3525 for pricing and availability of each of the three shirt styles and sizes.

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Artist, Sandi Whetzel Featured at SUVA Gallery: Gala Grand Opening Celebration in Canyonville, OR, March 5, 2010

Earth, Wind, Fire 30×24 acrylic ©Sandi Whetzel SUVA Gallery, (South Umpqua Valley Arts) is the new tourist attraction located in downtown Canyonville, Oregon at 525 Main Street.  The First Friday Artist Reception and Grand Opening Celebration o…

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