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A Warm Welcome to Mark Hannah of Ink & Oil!

We couldn’t be more pleased to add another innovative artistic endeavor to our directory, and discovering what’s going on in southern Oregon’s creative community is often as much of a surprise to us as it is to anyone else! This time we introduce Mark & Sarah Hannah of Ink & Oil, a design store and gallery based in Grants Pass, OR that offers hard to find design classes and workshops.

Hannah still operates “Thief(it)” in Pasadena, CA. Why Thief it?” he writes on his Web site, thiefit.com. “It is an answer to a question. Next time somebody asks you what to do with an object that would otherwise be thrown away, tell them to Thief It. Create a unique object or product that is your own and save it from the future, which would probably have been a big hole in the ground and, depending on its composition, a very,

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The Business End of the Paintbrush

You’ve launched a web site. You’ve got a Facebook account. Now what? In this excerpted…

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The Business End of the Paintbrush

You’ve launched a web site. You’ve got a Facebook account. Now what? In this excerpted…

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News from Silvia Trujillo

Plein air oil painting using techniques of palette knife painting of a vineyard by Silvia Trujillo, August 2011

I’ve been taking advantage of the lovely weather and doing lots of plein air painting! Attached are some of my latest from the Willamette and Rogue Valleys. I would like to take this opportunity to invite you to view my new website: http://www.silviatrujillo.com. I will be exhibiting my work at Art & Soul Gallery, N. Main St. Ashland, starting Sept. 1st. I’m excited about this new art home and look forward to showing there! Central Art Supply in Medford is hosting a full day of artist demos on Sat., Sept.17 and I will be doing an acrylic demonstration regarding the versatility of acrylics from 11am – 12pm. Would love to see you there!

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SOAR Welcomes Photographer Stephen Edwards!

Stephen Edwards - Image from Elin's Studio

I’ve seen the world in black and white my whole life. I feel most expressive, creative, and comfortable in the black and white format because I like the abstract nature it conjures up.

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The Southern Oregon Artists Resource extends a warm welcome to Artist Katy Cauker!

New Works by Katy Cauker

Originally from Fort Worth, Cauker studied interior design at the University of Texas at Austin from 1967 – 71, going on to earn her Bachelor’s in Art with a major in Ceramics from East Texas State in 1975. She relocated to Oregon in January 1976, building a studio at her home the following year. A frequent exhibitor, this accomplished artist’s work is also regularly seen in juried shows.

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SOAR Welcomes the Ashland Art Center!

The Ashland Art Center is a non profit organization with a mission to provide an environment where local artists may function and receive support as creative individuals, and where their artistic abilities may be harnessed to reach a greater goal of arts education, artist support and collaboration, and interaction throughout the community.

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SOAR Welcomes the Ashland Art Center!

Ashland Art Center

The Ashland Art Center is a non profit organization with a mission to provide an environment where local artists may function and receive support as creative individuals, and where their artistic abilities may be harnessed to reach a greater goal of arts education, artist support and collaboration, and interaction throughout the community.

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SOAR Proudly Welcomes Sue Bennett!

French Hamlet, by Sue Bennett

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is proud to welcome artist Sue Bennett! Read our introduction to this accomplished artist and her beautiful work.

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SOAR Welcomes Photographer Kathleen Hoevet!

Mt McLoughlin, Second Place Winner in the Medford Mail Tribune's Rogue Valley 2009 Photo Contest

We are delighted to announce the addition of Kathleen Hoevet Photography to the Photography directory at SOAR. To get to know her, let’s hear a bit about her work in her own words…

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