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Southern Society of Artists (SOSA) Meets September 23rd

The Southern Society of Artists (SOSA) meeting will be held at the Medford Public Library on September 23, at 7 PM.

Library doors close at 7 so we suggest 6:45 pm. Our Guest Speaker will be Tony Antonides talking about the Dutch Masters, Camera Obscura and other tools. Refreshments will be served. Guests welcome. Well behaved young people included. Questions call Judy Grillo at 541-625-3285 or Mindy Wallace at 541- 423-5122

SOSA Meets August 26th in Medford

The SOSA , Southern Oregon Society of Artists, August 26 meeting will be held August 26 at the Medford Public Library at 7 P.M.

Southern Oregon Society of Artists August 26, 2019 Meeting The SOSA , Southern Oregon Society of Artists, August 26 meeting will be held August 26 at the Medford Public Library at 7 P.M. Debbie Orr, Botanical Artist will be the guest Artist. She will be demonstrating Botanical Art done in Gouache. Everyone is welcome. Library doors close at 7 so arrive 10-15 minutes early to grab a cookie and say ‘Hi to fellow artists. Any questions call Judy Grillo at 541-625-3285 or BJ Mahtis at 541-414-4993.Call and leave message and we’ll call you back! Debbie Orr Bio:

Having lived in NY, I am very familiar with many museums and galleries and major artist.

I Studied art at the Art Students League, and I have a degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Not only did I study the technology of how textiles are made and printed, but

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Southern Oregon Society of Artists February 2019 Newsletter

SOSA Meeting Monday, February 25th, 7PM Demonstration by Artist Lynda Hoffman-Snodgrass Call to Artists and more:

Lynda Hoffman-Snodgrass Guest At SOSA Meeting February 25, 2019

The Southern Oregon Society of Artists ( SOSA) will be hosting it’s regular meeting at the Medford Public Library at 7PM Feb. 25th with Lynda Hoffman-Snodgrass as our Guest Artist

Hawaiian Sunrise, watercolor by Lynda Hoffman-Snodgrass

A resident of the Rogue Valley since 1972, Lynda Hoffman-Snodgrass received her BS in Art from SOSC in 1978. A third generation Artist, she was encouraged to explore and express her creativity from an early age. Predominately a watercolorist, Lynda works in many water-based mediums and is known for her use of color with a strong emphasis on design. The focus of her current body of artwork is nonrepresentational and abstraction in water media on watercolor paper. An award winning artist, Lynda’s most recent awards include an “Award of Distinction” from the Fall 2018 Watercolor Society of Oregon Exhibition and “4th Place” from the 27th Annual Juried Exhibition of the International Society

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Southern Oregon Society of Arts meets January 21st

Due to library availability, Southern Oregon Society of Arts first meeting of 2019 will be the THIRD Monday.

Just a heads-up! Due to library availability, Southern Oregon Society of Artists first meeting of 2019 will be the THIRD Monday.

Don’t forget this will be a juried critique and the President’s challenge will be black and white drawings for the 2019 directory. All SOSA members are invited to submit entries and all attendees will be asked to vote for their favorite. Number one drawing will be used for the front of the directory and number two will be used for the back.

Southern Oregon Society of Artists Carla Morey, President Contact: BJ Mathis, Treasurer Phone: 541.414.4993 Click here to email BJ Mathis

SOSA invites all two-dimensional visual artists to attend meetings held on the fourth* Monday of each month, January – October at the Medford Public Library at 7:00 pm. Be early – library doors lock at 7:00 pm!

*Due to library availability, Southern Oregon Society of

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Southern Oregon Society of Artists News September 2018

SOSA Sept News 2018

SOSA August 27, 2018 Meeting Features Judy Grillo

Judy Grillo

The Southern Oregon Society of Artists will be hosting it’s regular meeting on August 27, 2018 at 7 pm at the Medford Public Library.

Our Speaker is illustrator Judith Karen, known locally as Judy Grillo.

Judy is the ‘Artist-in Charge” of the 180 foot-long BEE MURAL at Exit-24/ Phoenix, off the I-5. Judy has Illustrated 13 children’ books, created over 1,000 fliers, posters, program covers & signs. Her street signs for the Rist Canyon Fire Dept are 18 years old, and her art for the Eugene Symphony Guild Annual Garden Tours brochure has been in use since 2009.

Judith Karen (Judy Grillo) has painted and designed theatre sets and signs, 15 murals, 11 in the L.A. Basin both indoor and out and 1 in Las Vegas (Vegas paid better). She is currently working on an indoor mural at Wamba’s Mediterranean Diner in Medford

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Save the Date! Southern Oregon Society of Artists 2018 Awards Banquet

Southern Oregon Society of Artists 2018 Awards Banquet

Saturday, November 3, 2018, 11:00 am

Rogue Regency Inn, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford

Please consider joining us for a wonderful afternoon of art and conversation.

If any of you would be willing to donate items for our Silent Auction or Raffle we would be delighted. Proceeds are donated to students in the Life Art program.

BJ Mathis, SOSA Treasurer, 520-471-5046

SOSA May 2018 Newsletter and Meeting Announcement

SOSA May 2018 meeting : sosa logo southern oregon society of artists

SOSA May 2018 Newsletter and Meeting Announcement The Southern Oregon Society of Artists meets at 7:00 on Monday, May 21. Correction: Please note that the date for the May 2018 monthly meeting is Monday, May 21.

SOSA Juried Critique April 23rd

The Southern Oregon Society of Artists ( SOSA) April 23, 2018 meeting is a Juried Critique at 7 PM at the Medford Public Library. Public is welcome but only members may bring art to be adjudicated. Artwork to be evaluated must be there by 6:30 pm Snacks will be available. Our Judge will be Catie Faryl.

Earth Bridge by Catie Faryl

 

Catie Faryl is a well-known West Coast artist who has lived in the Rogue Valley for 30 years. Her artwork is about the human condition and the times in which we live. Her explorations, ideas and feelings about social, environmental and political topics are sources for etchings, oils, watercolor paintings. She has served on the Board of S.O.U.’s Schneider Museum of Art, taught and shown work in innumerable venues and helped form the Ashland Gallery Association. As a teacher, activist and artist she is known for

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