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Webinar #27: Avram Finkelstein

Avram discusses collectivity and communicating in public space for participants of the Free the Vaccine for COVID-19 campaign. At our last Free the Vaccine for COVID-19 meeting some participants said they wanted to know more about working in collectives. We immediately went to Avram Finkelstein who has a wealth of experience with working in collectives […]

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New Video!

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I’m so delighted that a friend who came to visit recently made a lovely video with clips of me teaching art classes. Enjoy watching my new video…it will only take one minute of your time.

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Woman Made Gallery Call for Art March 2017

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Woman Made Gallery Call for Art

Group exhibitions at Woman Made Gallery are open to all artists unless otherwise noted. The application fee for WMG’s juried exhibitions is $30 for up to three images of work with addition of one detail view per work, if needed. A limited number of artists who experience financial hardship may be exempt from paying the entry fee; please send us an email to request a fee waiver to: [email protected] We appreciate artwork that is recent, but there is no restriction in the creation date. Applicants should submit an artist’s statement of max. 250 words, explaining how their work relates to the exhibition’s themes. Accepted artworks must not exceed 72″ horizontally and must not have been previously shown at WMG.


Jurors: Deb Flagel + Pamela Callahan

May 5 – June 17, 2017 Entry Due Date: March 18, 2017

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Natural Earth Paints - Eco-Friendly Artist

Mica Moon Reflections, by Laura Zepeda

Natural Earth Paints Eco Friendly Artist, Interview with Laura Zepeda; New products from Natural Earth Paints; Watch artist Jenay Elder mix non-toxic oil paints using pure earth pigments, walnut oil and Eco-Solve.

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Hillary Clinton Supports Arts Education at NH Town Hall

Hillary Clinton Supports Arts Education at NH Town Hall

On July 28th, Hillary Clinton expressed her support for arts education at a town hall meeting in Nashua, New Hampshire. The presidential candidate responded to a question about education with an answer that featured great enthusiasm for the arts. She remarked how valuable it was that she had an opportunity to sing in a chorus and participate in drama and visual arts classes in school. “But the point is when you remove the arts you really hurt kids who learn that way!”

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Call to Artists: Return of Orphan Works Extended Comment Period

Call to Artists: The Library of Congress has extended the comment period for new legislation they are proposing, which includes the return of “orphan works.” Read this post for complete information on this issue, a video by a fellow licensed artist regarding orphan works, and instructions on how to submit your comments. And please send them your comments!

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Art Show Presentation, RVM

  About the Video This is a video of an art show presentation I gave on 1 July, 2015 to the residents of the Rogue Valley Manor (RVM).  Location was the Deschutes Gallery, Skyline Plaza Building. In this video, I give the audience a brief outline of my background, including such classical influences as Picasso […]

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STAMPING WITH MICAS: LightGarden Glass Art Video

Stamping with Mica - Instructional glass fusing video by LightGarden Glass Art

1086 Washburn Medford, OR Tues-Fri 10-5pm Sat 10-1p (541) 779-0272 Closed: Sun & Mon.

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LightGarden Glass Art STAMPING WITH MICAS is now online!


Learn how to embellish your fused glass with sparkling mica.

This class is now available as a free video! Watch Now!

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Why are the arts important to you?

Our friends at Columbia Center for the Arts recently asked that question and these were a few of the answers they received.


Art is important – Support your local artists, art teachers and art centers!

Painting Kings Canyon National Park

Artist Stefan Baumann embarks on one of his most rigorous journeys yet.  He and his crew hike 25 miles and ascend 10,000 feet into the back country of Kings Canyon National Park. Along his journey he sits down with his pack guide, Tim Loverin, whose family has been packing into the region since 1985, Ralph Wass, back country packer in the region, Kate Collins, interpretive ranger for the park, and Joel Despain, park cave specialist. Baumann concludes by painting the backcountry’s Rae Lakes. Continue exploring America’s National Parks with Stefan Baumann! Return to video list Watch on YouTube

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