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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 her

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March 2018 News from SOSA

March 2018 News from SOSA

March 2018 News from SOSA – Read this post for SOSA’s official March newsletter!

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Southern Oregon Society of Artists February Meeting

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Southern Oregon Society of Artists February Meeting

The Southern Oregon Society of Artists will be holding its February meeting a week early. This month’s meeting date is February 19 at the Medford Public Library at 7 p.m. It’s best to be there 10 minutes early as the Library doors close at 7:00 pm.

Guest Artist:

Ryan Moon was born and raised in Medford. Following his graduation from Southern Oregon Art School, he was recruited to teach there for six years. He currently has a studio in downtown Medford where he gives private lessons, teaches part-time in valley schools, and markets his work on line.

A skilled draftsman working in oil, he prefers the human form, yet is proficient in any subject. His unusual process works an abstract twist over a very accurate under-painting. It promises to be a fascinating evening.

Questions? Call Judy Grillo at 541-625-3285 or BJ Mathis at

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SOSA January Newsletter – Monthly Meeting Tonight at 7

Southern Oregon Society of Artists January 2018 Newsletter with Monthly Meeting date

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SOSA September 2017 Meeting, Work in Progress Critique

Painting by Barbara Burnett

The Southern Oregon Society of Artists ( SOSA) September 25 meeting takes place at the Medford Public Library at 7 pm and will be a “Work in Progress” Critique. Barbara Burnett will be advising members on their active works. Guests are always welcome and, if time allows, their works will be looked at as well. For more information call BJ Mathis at 541-414-4993 or Judy Grillo at 541-625-3285.

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SOSA Meeting on August 28

Watercolor painting of a cat by Marianne Nielsen of Grants Pass. Nielsen speaks about painting in watercolor at the monthly meeting of the Southern Oregon Society of Artists on August 28, 2017.

The Southern Oregon Society of Artists (SOSA) will be meeting August 28th at 7 pm at the Medford Public Library. The guest speaker will be Watercolor by Marianne Nielsen from Grants Pass. She will be teaching her techniques for painting pet faces, especially dogs and cats eyes whiskers and noses.. Anyone interested in Art is welcome to attend.

Marianne teaches watercolor classes four times a week in Grants Pass. She is currently displaying her art at Gallery One in Grants Pass. For more information call BJ Mathis at 541-414-4993 or Judy Grillo at 541-625-3285 ( or, catch-up with Judy at Exit 24 in front of McDonalds between 6:30-8:30 A.M. as she is painting and overseeing the Bee Mural being painted there. Come prepared to add a flower or bee! )

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