Trending Articles

Friends of SOAR

For great posts about the business of art, check out The Artsy Shark HERE!
ArtistsBillofRights.org reviews competitions and appeals seeking creative content, listing those that respect your copyrights and highlighting those that don't. Art Matters! publishes calls to artists, and not all of them may be compliant with ABoR's standards. Visit their site to learn more.
We support the Embedded Metadata Manifesto.  Metadata is information such as copyright notice and contact info you can embed in your images to protect your intellectual property, save time when uploading to social sites and promote your art. Click to visit the site and learn more.

Umpqua CC gets $1.25M federal grant for wine incubator

From Wine Press Northwest news servicesWASHINGTON, D.C. — Acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank today announced a $1.25 million U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant to Umpqua Community College of Roseburg, Ore., to build a small…

Continue reading Umpqua CC gets $1.25M federal grant for wine incubator

Recognizing and Preventing Common Winemaking Flaws- Technical Symposium

The Southern Oregon Wine Institute is already adding value in so many ways to our wine community. Here is their latest educational project for winemakers :The Southern Oregon Wine Institute at Umpqua Community College is teaming up with ETS Laboratorie…

Continue reading Recognizing and Preventing Common Winemaking Flaws- Technical Symposium

Oregon Wine Press Names Southern Oregon Wine Institute Organization of the Year

Reposted from Oregon Wine Press:2010 Organization of the Year: Southern Oregon Wine InstituteBy Janet EastmanIf you listen closely enough to people in Oregon’s wine industry, you’ll hear a word repeated as if it’s a prayer on everyone’s lips: e…

Continue reading Oregon Wine Press Names Southern Oregon Wine Institute Organization of the Year

Southern Oregon Wineries Look Ahead

I love waking up to Southern Oregon wine headlines in the press. Here is the latest from Wines & Vines covering our Southern Oregon Wine Cluster Conference.Southern Oregon Wineries Look AheadConference addresses how to build an identity separa…

Continue reading Southern Oregon Wineries Look Ahead

SIMPLIFIED COLOR MIXING FOR OILS & ACRYLICS: Sandi Whetzel, Colorist,, Takes the Mystery out of Mixing Vibrant Chromas

Through the Eyes of a Child… 20×16 acrylic © Sandi Whetzel Learn an economical system for consistently mixing the colors you want, while avoiding trial-and-error mishaps.  Whether you work in oils or acrylics, beginner through advanced are en…

Continue reading SIMPLIFIED COLOR MIXING FOR OILS & ACRYLICS: Sandi Whetzel, Colorist,, Takes the Mystery out of Mixing Vibrant Chromas