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Seats still available for Sue Bennett Painting Class - HURRY!

Watercolor painting by Sue Bennett, Jacksonville, Oregon. Join Sue for an intermeditate watercolor class at Central Art Supply in Medford, Oregon on Aoril 22 & 23, 2016!

“Watercolor For Intermediate Levels” with Sue Bennett! April 22nd & 23rd, 2016 *Spots Still Available* Where: The Classroom at Central Art Fee: $85 for 2-day session

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Watercolor Workshop With Sue Bennett!

Watercolor Painting by Sue Bennett

Watercolor Workshop With Sue Bennett! “Watercolor For Intermediate Levels” April 22nd & 23rd, 2016. Visit or call Central Art to register for this class!

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Sue Bennett Painting Honored with Museum Purchase Award

Yasek Loop Barn, Oil by Sue Bennett

Sue Bennett’s painting “Yasek Loop Barn” has been chosen for the Permanent Collection Purchase Award from the Yaquina River Museum of Art, Toledo, Oregon. Congratulations Sue!

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Sue Bennett’s Painting Wins Britt Poster Contest!

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource would like to congratulate SOAR member, watercolorist Sue Bennett of Jacksonville, Oregon, whose painting “Moon Music” was selected by the Britt Festival to illustrate their 2015 concert poster! The poster will be unveiled at the Taste of Summer celebration of the Britt Festival season opening on Saturday, June 6, 2015. You can learn more about Sue’s experience and the painting in an article in the Jacksonville Review, which will be on the streets and their website by the time we publish this notice. Way to go, Sue!



Reminder: Steve & Sue Bennett Exhibit & Reception Coming Soon!

South Stage Cellars Art Show announcement illustration with paintings by Sue and STeve Bennett of Jacksonville Oregon

Steve and Sue Bennett of Jacksonville, Oregon will exhibit their landscapes in watercolor, pastel and oil at South Stage Cellars from September 20 – October 29 with a reception on September 20 from 5-8 pm. Meet the artists and enjoy live music, complimentary hors d-oeuvres, and southern Oregon wines while viewing their spectacular paintings!

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Art Presence September Exhibits

Bountiful Harvest, August 29–Sept 28 Art Presence exhib […]

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Steve & Sue Bennett Show at South Stage Cellars

The Vines, watercolor by Sue_Bennett

Please join us at South Stage Cellars as we celebrate the creativity of artists

Steve Bennett & Sue Bennett

with works in

Oil * Pastel * Watercolor Reception: Saturday, September 20 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Enjoy an evening of ART * WINE * MUSIC

Sue Bennett is a classically trained artist who paints to express beauty. “My intent is to capture the heart of the subject and I get completely caught up in it.” Sue taught art for many years in classes and workshops in several states and Canada. Her paintings have been included in over 45 exhibits around the nation. She works most frequently in transparent watercolor, however she also enjoys opaque watermedia and pastel and has recently returned to oils.

Hueners Hill Vineyard, Pastel by Steve Bennett



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Artist’s Workshop 30th Annual Show & Sale

Artist’s Workshop 30th Annual Art Show and Sale August 1-24. The gallery will be open from 10 am–6 pm every Friday–Sunday from August 1– 24. Artists Reception Saturday, August 2nd from 3–6 PM.

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Our Taste of Summer

During the month of June, Art Presence member Sue Bennett will be showing her beautiful images. Sue is an award winning artist and educator. She is accomplished in both watercolor and oils.

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Artists Workshop Annual Show at Art Presence

Jackson Creek, pastel by Steve Bennett

The Artists Workshop is a group of more than sixty artists from all over southern Oregon. The show features paintings from over twenty painters who work in a wide range of mediums including oils, acrylics, watercolor and pastels. Show Dates: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. August 2nd thru August 24th. Hours: 11:00 AM – 5 PM.

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