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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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CALL TO ARTISTS AND CRAFTSPEOPLE FOR 
ROGUE GALLERY & ART CENTER’S HOLIDAY ART BOUTIQUE 
“SPIRIT IN HAND”

Rogue Gallery and Art Center Call to Artists for Spirit in Hand Holiday Boutique

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center—southern Oregon’s premier non-profit community art center—will host the “Spirit in Hand” Holiday Boutique November 16-December 22, 2012. This is a juried show and sale of hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind gift items including fiber & wearables; pottery & ceramics; glass, metal & woodwork; jewelry; leatherwork; mixed media and upcycled & repurposed items; candles; and body care products will be considered. Small framed artwork (no larger than 12” in any direction) will also be considered.

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“SPIRIT IN HAND” HOLIDAY ART BOUTIQUE

Studio at Living Opportunities Announces 2012 furnARTure Benefit Event

Artist Upcycled bench for furnARTure Benefit Event

On Sunday, October 7th, the fun and whimsical work of local and regional artists will be featured at the Third annual furnArture event, a benefit auction which supports the Studio at Living Opportunities. Enjoy a lovely afternoon of art, hors d’oeuvres, wine, and live music. This signature event turns the ”ordinary into the extraordinary” by transforming recycled furniture and treasures into functional pieces that double as beautiful objects of art.

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Expand Your Wardrobe Creativity – A Trunk Show with Diane Ericson

Ashland Art Center Workshop: Wardrobe Creativity with Diane Ericson

Diane Ericson will open her closet of remodeled garments that will inspire your sewing and expand your design toolbox. Get up close and personal and get lots of new ideas! See how easy it is to get started revising and re-creating a wardrobe that is more you! Wednesday, August 22, 2 – 4 pm $10 …

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SOAR Welcomes Judy Elliott to the Lifestyle Artists Directory!

Dragonflies and Water Lilies (detail) by Judy Elliott

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is delighted to welcome artist Judy Elliott to both the Visual Artists and Lifestyle Artists Directories. Here’s what she tells about herself and her work:

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