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Umpqua Plein Air Competition

Last September I participated in the Umpqua Plein Air juried competition. If you’ve never been to the Umpqua Valley of Oregon, these paintings are a great way to get a sneak peak. This area holds some of the most beautiful and undiscovered landscapes of Oregon, and I love painting here. Take a drive with me! […]

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Umpqua Valley Arts Call to Artists for 2015 Arts Festival

Umpqua Valley Arts 2015 Summer Arts Festival Call to Artists

Umpqua Valley Arts Association announces call to artists for 2015 Annual Summer Arts Festival – discount for early bird registrations!

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Highway to the Clouds

Highway to the Clouds, image by John Petersen

Highway to the Clouds, image by John Petersen I was on my way to the Umpqua Valley on a lonely road during a misty rain and this scene caused me to pull over … something about the craggy tree and heavenly light from around the bend … mixed with the fog … makings of a magical moment.

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Farm View

Farm View, plein air oil by Silvia Trujillo

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. ConfuciusPainted in July on an overcast morning in the Umpqua Valley. 12″x16″ Oil on Canvas Sold © “Copyright” 2011 Silvia Trujillo All rights reserved

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