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Poets & Painters Workshop with Mindy Carpenter & Anna Elkins

poets and painters workshop with Mindy Carpenter and Anna Elkins 6/24/17 at South Stage Cellars

My talented friend Anna Elkins and I are hosting an upcoming workshop on Saturday, June 24th! It’s called Poets & Painters and will combine our love of writing, painting, words, color and imagery. We will paint an 8″x10″ very simple, loose still life, write freestyle prose poetry around the piece, paint the words into the painting, around or underneath so only you know they are there or a combination of both. Still life objects and “mise en scene” will be provided. The class will be fun, nurturing, a creative jumping off to both your writing and your art.

ALL SUPPLIES PROVIDED, including light snacks. Wine available for purchase as it will be held in the lovely outdoor patio at South Stage Cellars. Class size limited. No experience necessary. This is an expressive fun workshop with no rules, just showing up for yourself.

 

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New Member Melody Blore to Show at South Stage Cellars

New member Melody Blore to show at South Stage Cellars.

Welcome to Our New Member, Melody Blore

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is delighted to welcome our newest member, painter Melody Blore. Please take a moment to visit her listing and follow the links to explore her online presence.

Melody Blore leads a quirky and colorful not-so-still life. She and her husband Darrell retired to Jacksonville, Oregon from Southern California in 2010. On a whim, she opened A French Bouteaque four months later. What began as a Parisian-style tearoom soon evolved into a source for those with “Tea Party Spirit.” It claimed to be “imagined and created by a Fancy Nancy / funky Martha Stewart kinda gal…A creative cottage full of imagination and magical experiences.”

When she closed, customers asked, “what will you do now?” She said she would paint. Her whimsical works reflect all her bouteaque embodied—a spirit of celebration. Melody paints in acrylic with a happy color

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An Invitation from Anna Elkins to Take Heart Reception

anna elkins to take heart reception

You are invited to my art reception on Saturday, 8 October at South Stage Cellars. The exhibit is called Take Heart: The Art of Encouragement.

 

To say “take heart” is to encourage. To encourage is to inspire with spirit and hope. And the Latin root of “encourage” is cor—heart. It all comes back to the heart.

 

Alongside the paintings, I am launching my new greeting card line that night. The cards are a mix of encouraging images and poetry: perfect for giving away, keeping for yourself, or both!

 

You will also find the familiar combo of award-winning wine, complementary nibbles, and live music. But there’s a special twist this time around: the evening is also a fundraiser.

 

To continue the cycle of encouragement, I am giving 10% of all art and card sales on the reception night to The Studio at LivingOpportunities—and an ongoing 10% of

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Pat Moore at South Stage Cellars this June!

Pat Moore at South Stage Cellars

SOAR Welcomes Artist Mindy Carpenter!

Home, Sweet Home, original acrylic painting by Mindy Carpenter

A new resident of Ashland and the southern Oregon arts community, SOAR welcomes artist and illustrator Mindy Carpenter to the Visual Artists Directory.

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Around the World with South Stage Cellars

around the world with south stage cellars ssc logo south stage cellars

You don’t have to pack any bags for this trip. You don’t have to be concerned about loading or unloading zones, or excess baggage charges. Some of the countries you will be visiting include Portugal, South of France, Southern Italy, Chili, Germany, Australia, South Africa, and the list continues. We will be offering tastes from around the world along with food pairings from local restaurants. Limited space available – call soon to reserve yours!

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LightGarden's Flowers of Hope A Success!

LightGarden Glass Art Flowers of Hope 2015 reception!

 

1086 Washburn September 2015 Medford, OR Tues-Fri 10-5pm www.lightgarden.net Sat 10-1p (541) 779-0272 Closed: Sun & Mon.

Val Dann’s abstract bouquet won by a big margin in our popular vote! Congratulations, Val! You won a $50 gift certificate to LightGarden Glass Art!

Best Flowers of Hope Artists’ Reception EVER! Thank you to Traute Moore, Porscha Schiller and all of the wonderful people at South Stage Cellars for making this the best reception ever! The biggest THANK YOU goes to all the wonderful artists that helped us make 115 panels this year! Ginny Nosal came all the way from Klamath Falls almost every month to make 10 panels Diane Kobal made 7 panels Barbara Kelberlau made 6 panels Melanie Dines made 4 panels and a BIG FAT APOLOGY for saying no men contributed! (I was running on serious lack of sleep) Steve (age 7) made 1 panel

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Flowers of Hope Artist Reception

Flowers of Hope breast cancer benefit art exhibition and artist reception, September 20, 2015 at South Stage Cellars, Jacksonville, Oregon

Check out the details for the 2015 Flowers of Hope art exhibition artist reception and more news from LightGarden Glass Art!

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Adam Bickel to Show Photography at South Stage Cellars

The Little Bang, image ©2013 Adam Bickel

The Little Bang, image ©2013 Adam Bickel

Local photographer Adam Bickel will exhibit a collection of his photography titled The Wonders of Nature and Landscapes at South Stage Cellars from August 13 – September 23, 2015. Meet the artist and enjoy fine wine and complimentary hors d’oeuvres at his artist reception on August 29, 5:30-8 pm.

South Stage Cellars is located at 125 South Third Street in Jacksonville, Oregon. Call them with your questions and inquiries on Adam’s imagery at 541-899-9120

The image we are featuring above is “The Little Bang.” Bickel’s image has been part of the set dressing on the television show The Big Bang Theory since the 2012 season. Below is Adam’s artist statement. You can find a complete set of web links and contact information in Adam’s listing here: http://www.soartists.com/visualartists/medium/va_photography.html#adambickel

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Pat Moore Photography Show at South Stage Cellars!

Pat Moore South Stage Cellars Photography Exhibit Announcement, June 2015

Pat Moore South Stage Cellars Photography Exhibit Announcement, June 2015: South Stage Cellars presents 'World Travels' The Photographic Adventures of Pat Moore, international travel photography collection on exhibit from June 4 through July 9, 2015 from 1-7pm daily. Artist reception June 13 from 5-8pm. South Stage Cellars is located at 125 S. Third St in Jacksonville, Oregon.

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