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Art Trivia Quiz at Smithfield’s

Sarah Burns, Lamb Chops for Smithfields Restaurant

Art Trivia Quiz at Smithfield’s! Be there or be square! (mid week, kind of late, but YOLO) Tell your friends, bring your dream team or show up and join in with a group.

Last Wednesday of every month – 8 pm at Smithfield’s Pub and Pies February 22 Hosted by Ann DiSalvo and Bruce Bayard – Written questions and picture round — ALL art related and mostly visual arts.


Plein Air Landscape Painting Workshop

Downtown Medford, by Sarah F. Burns

I’m gearing up for a landscape painting workshop in June, prepping my slide lecture and picking out great places to paint. I like my classes to be fun and relaxed while being focused and rigorous. We’ll be focused on oil painting, but drawing with charcoal or graphite would be a great option for those who […]

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Skull and Tea

Smithfields has another painting to replace the Rabbit that found a good home.  I painted this one on a high shelf while I was sitting down and it is hanging above the vegetable piece (like so) and the perspective kind of works together in the room.  Not quite trompe-l’oeil but sort of tromp-l’oeil inspired. Filed under: Paintings, […]

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Kid Menus, Kids Menus, Kid’s Menus OR Menu for Kids

Eventually there will be a third one….. Locals might be able to guess the farm and the farmer featured in the menus.  Filed under: Drawing, Illustration, Uncategorized Tagged: 2014, commission, drawing, figure, life, oregon, rogue valley, Sarah burns, sarah f burns, Smithfields, southern oregon, work of sarah f burns

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This is not a new piece, it was painted in 2012, but never photographed.  Yet another Smithfields painting. Vegetables are important too and believe it or not, Smithfields does have vegetarian options.  Vegans can just forget it though.Filed under: painting, Paintings, Still Life Tagged: 2012, art, Sarah burns, sarah f burns, Smithfields, Smithfields series, southern […]

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My latest piece for Smithfields.  My working title is Water.  Titles -eh.  They’re hard.  They either very robotic for me, or very silly and embarrassing.  I am not a writer. I was playing with echoes in this piece – the male figure and the crab both have bent knees, orange color.  The woman has a […]

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Thanks Guys!

Three awesome businesses in Ashland, OR have been featuring my work – Smithfields of course has been an awesome venue and inspiration – check out the new kids menu (and you may think it should be kids’ or even kid’s, this is an ongoing controversy), anyway, it’s a foray into illustration for me.  Loved doing […]

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Lots of Experimenting Going on…

Peripheral Visions, a Two-Woman Show

I’ll be showing a shadow painting installation at Ashland Painters Union starting January 4 – opening party is from 5 – 8 pm.  The show is up through the end of January, gallery open 1:00 – 5:00 on Fridays and Saturdays. Q is showing sculptural prints.  Together we were goofing off at the Ashland Art […]

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Smithfields Rabbit Painting

Rabbit for Smithfields, Oil on Linen by Sarah F. Burns

I just hung this painting at Smithfields, two of the series went home with a nice family, so there was room to hang this piece.  The rabbit is from Ian Hensel at Hensel Family Farms.   Filed under: painting, Still Life Tagged: 2012, art, oil painting, painting, rogue valley, Sarah burns, sarah f burns, Smithfields, southern […]

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Lamb Chops, by Sarah Burns

Sarah Burns, Lamb Chops for Smithfields Restaurant

I’m heading in to Smithfields today to hang this Lamb Chop painting to replace the Ribeye that sold. Those things in the bowl are white beans, by the way.  I realized it would be hard to identify them when I set up the still life, but went ahead and painted them anyway.  They were such […]

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