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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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Southern Oregon Society of Artists July 24 Meeting

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The Southern Oregon Socity of Artists ( SOSA) July 24 meeting will be a juried critique by renowned artist Gabriel Lipper at 6:30 pm at the Medford Public Library. While everyone interested in art is welcome, only members may submit their art to be juried. For more information call Judy Grillo at 541-625-3285 or BJ Mathis at 541-414-4993 or [email protected] .

SOSA June 26 meeting Featuring Sheri Dinardi

Moon Dance, portrait in oil by Sheri Dinardi

The Southern Oregon Society of Artists (SOSA) June 26 meeting at the Medford Public Library starts at 6:30. This month our guest Artist is Sheri Dinardi. Her subject is “Figures in Oil.”

Moon Dance, portrait in oil by Sheri Dinardi

About Sheri Dinardi

Sheri Dinardi lives in Jacksonville, Oregon, a small rural town surrounded by farms and distant mountains; a constant source of inspiration from the surrounding beauty. This quaint 1800’s gold rush town, rich in history with cottages, and original farms; inspires her to produce paintings that convey a sense of timelessness.

 

Dinardi’s subjects revolve around the female figure with young women and girls in landscape settings as well as intimate portraits. For settings, what could be lovelier than golden light across a newly harvested wheat field, fragrant lavender or rose garden with distant mountains in the horizon? She follows the rhythm of the seasons and aims

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Southern Oregon Society of Artists May Meeting

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The Southern Oregon Society of Artists (SOSA) will have its regular May Meeting on May 22, 2017 at the Medford Public Library at 6:30 pm. Our Guest Artist will be Doug Iverson, demonstrating Abstracts on Yupo. Everyone artistically bent is welcome. Free. For more information call BJ at 541-414-4993 or Judy at 661-609-5837

Central Art’s Ann Ebert at SOSA March 27 Meeting

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NEW TOYS for ARTISTS!

The Southern Oregon Society of Artists March 27 Meeting will be at the Medford Public Library at 6:30 pm. We are excited to have Central Art owner Anne Ebert and employees Laura Strazdas and Adam Bunch for our March program again this year. The fact that they have been in business here in Medford for the past thirty-six years is a testament to their importance to local artists. There will be a demo on the use of colored pencil which has recently come into favor. New products will be shown and there will be time to chat with them regarding all the various products. The world is quickly changing, and the new products for artists are changing, too. New Toys for Artists!! Come find out about it.

For more information call BJ at 541 414-4993 or Judy Grillo at 661-609-5837

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