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Talent Public Arts Announces

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We are happy to announce our first weekend art opening for Celebrating Textiles and Fashion! We have worked hard to make it a great event, with light refreshments, music my Allen Krutcher and lively conversation Sunday Nov. 17th from 1-3 at Talent City Hall Gallery. Join us in this first of its kind invitational exhibit featuring local Talent artists Sharon Lilly Bowes, Carol Christofferson, Lucy DeFranco, Caroline Dignes, Deborah Dryden, Joe Dunbar, Diane Ericson, Kathy Fennell, Carol Harvey, Yelena Joy, Thalia Keple, Diane Lea, Jo Ann Manzone, and Elaine Plaisance. Explore the mixed variety of felting, weaving, jewelry, clothing and costume design of local masters of their crafts. The show will be open for viewing Monday through Friday from 8:30am - 5 pm from November 13, 2013 through January 20, 2014 Hope to see you all there!

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Friends of Talent Public Arts Update

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Hey everyone! I just wanted to give you an update on our first meeting of the “Friends” of Talent Public Arts.

We met on the evening of October 3 over at the Talent Library and had a great discussion about starting up the group and how you all can participate. We also met with Betty LaDuke about helping us to create a mural for the Valley View side of the Talent Liquor store! We are totally psyched about this great proposal. Betty will have a few of us come over to her studio within the next couple of weeks to look at her work and her sketch book and collaborate on what we want to use for the imagery. Betty is thinking of creating harvest scenes with an abstracted background that the community can help to paint, so here’s your chance to jump in! Kelly Lamb has graciously offered to

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Meeting to form the “Friends” of Talent Public Art

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As a result of our last meeting, we decided it would be good to jump right in and have you all meet over at the library on Oct. 3rd at 5:15 to meet one another and hopefully form your OWN group outside of the City government sphere to help the arts in our community. If you want to participate but are unable to attend this meeting please let us know and I will pass your contact info on to the group. Hopefully they will have their own name and email soon so you can find them directly!

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The Talent Public Arts Committee Presents “Abundance” – Reception This Friday!

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With local artists: Meri Aaron Walker, Brooks Garten Hauschild, Eve Margo Withrow, Stephanie Thomson, and Ron Hodgdon. On view from Sept. 9th – Nov. 8th, 2013 from 8:30am-5pm Mon.-Fri. at the Talent City Hall Gallery- 110 E. Main St. in Talent, Oregon.

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Talent Art Forum

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Share YOUR vision for Public Art in Talent in a 2 minute statement, including thoughts on how to make your vision a reality, i.e. fundraising ideas, grant procurement ideas, etc. A dinner of Soup & Salad will be provided- donations are appreciated. All Talent artists and serious supporters of the arts in Talent are welcome to join us. Sept. 11th, 2013 at 6pm at Downtowne Coffeehouse-corner of Talent Ave. and Wagner Street. Find out what we’ve been doing, and would like to do, as a committee and how you can participate in making this a better place to live, work, and grow.

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