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New Member Melody Blore to Show at South Stage Cellars

New member Melody Blore to show at South Stage Cellars.

Welcome to Our New Member, Melody Blore

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is delighted to welcome our newest member, painter Melody Blore. Please take a moment to visit her listing and follow the links to explore her online presence.

Melody Blore leads a quirky and colorful not-so-still life. She and her husband Darrell retired to Jacksonville, Oregon from Southern California in 2010. On a whim, she opened A French Bouteaque four months later. What began as a Parisian-style tearoom soon evolved into a source for those with “Tea Party Spirit.” It claimed to be “imagined and created by a Fancy Nancy / funky Martha Stewart kinda gal…A creative cottage full of imagination and magical experiences.”

When she closed, customers asked, “what will you do now?” She said she would paint. Her whimsical works reflect all her bouteaque embodied—a spirit of celebration. Melody paints in acrylic with a happy color

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SOAR Welcomes Artist Carla Griffin!

Spring Green, 12" x 9" oil painting of a weeping willow tree in bright green spring foliage against a backdrop of darker evergreens by Carla J Griffin, Grants, Pass, Oregon. This painting won second place in the Josephine county Artists Association 2014 membership show. Original painting and giclee prints are available from the artist by contacting her through her website www.carlajgriffin.com

As she continues to make her name known as an important part of the southern Oregon arts community, SOAR welcomes artist Carla J Griffin, an award-winning painter from Grants Pass, Oregon, to the Visual Artists Directory.

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SOAR Welcomes Joan Franklin to the artist directory!

Theo Drive II, painting by Joan Franklin

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is so excited to welcome artist Joan Franklin! You can find her new listing here: http://www.soartists.com/visualartists/alpha/vf1.html#joanfranklin

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A Warm Welcome to Artist Karen O’Brien!

Attraction, painting by Karen O'Brien

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource extends a warm welcome to artist Karen O’Brien of Grants Pass, who can now be found in the Visual Artists directory and the Art Education section of www.soartists.com. We met Karen last December, when she entered two of her fabulous “Urban Folk” angels in the second annual Angels show at the GoodBean Café in Jacksonville. It was hard to give them back to her after the show! Please help us welcome this talented artist by visiting her listing to find a link to her website, social media sites, and bookmark her Etsy shop in progress.

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SOAR Welcomes Nancy Bardos!

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource welcomes Jacksonville, Oregon photographer and iPhoneographer Nancy Bardos to the Visual Artist Directory! Nancy is an enthusiastic and engaging artist who describes herself as an “explorer of possibilities,” and her work is a wonderful expression of her personality. Please visit Nancy’s new listing for contact information and a link to her website to see her photography and iPhone art…social links will be coming soon.

Nancy will be showing her work, printed on fine art paper and on metal, in a private salon style exhibition in early May, beginning a new phase in promoting her work. Please keep an eye open for future public opportunities to meet this fun and personable woman and see the images she has created using her keen eye for design and a skillful touch on her iPhone.

 

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SOAR Welcomes Artist Linda Abblett!

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is pleased to introduce artist Linda Abblett to those who have not yet met her. She recently moved to southern Oregon and has been busily establishing herself here. We met her at Art Presence Art Center in Jacksonville—where she has become a member and has already exhibiting her watercolor paintings—and she decided a listing at www.soartists.com would be a good way to further her efforts to introduce herself to the southern Oregon arts community. We hope you will welcome her by visiting her listing and from there her website, and follow her Facebook page.

Here is more about Linda and her beautiful watercolors!

 

SOAR Welcome Animal and Wildlife Artist LInda Cruz!

Seeing Red, Oil painting of a buffalo with red background by artist Linda Cruz

Pearl on Basic Black, Painting of an Andalusian horse by artist Linda Cruz Tracks in the Snow, Painting of a coyote in snow at Yellowstone National Park by artist Linda Cruz Moccasin Still Life, Acrylic still life painting with beaded moccasins, carved turquoise buffalo fetish, native American pottery and chile peppers, by artist Linda Cruz Moving Day, Painting of a cougar carrying her cub by artist Linda Cruz Seeing Red, Oil painting of a buffalo with red background by artist Linda Cruz

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is delighted to welcome wildlife and animal artist Linda Cruz of White City to the artist directories at www.soartists.com! Cruz is a fine artist working primarily in acrylic, oil and graphite. She has also created sculptures, pen and ink drawings, pastels and some watercolors. She has been drawing since before kindergarten and first considered herself an artist when in grade school after

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SOAR Welcomes Umpqua Valley Art Center!

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource welcomes Umpqua Valley Arts Center (UVAC) to the Galleries directory!

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SOAR Welcomes John Dodero of Dodero Studio Ceramics!

Red Cremation Urn by John Dodero

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is proud to welcome John Dodero and his popular raku pottery to the Visual Artists directory! A friend of SOAR and fellow board member of the Art Presence Art Center in Jacksonville, his works sell across the country and around the world, so it’s a special pleasure to see his work represented in the context of the southern Oregon arts community.

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SOAR Welcomes Linda Curtis to www.soartists.com!

Rogue Riffles, Plein Air Landscape Oil Painting by Linda Curtis, Shady Cove, Oregon Whitewater rafting and traveling with husband and dogs fuels her inspiration. You can find her on a river bank, in a field, or by the edge of a marsh. "Being out in nature allows me to study the nuances needed to convey my interpretation of the scene." ~ Linda Curtis

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is delighted to welcome Linda Curtis to the Visual Artists directory! You can find her listing–with social links, a link to her website, and contact information–in the Impressionist Artist directory, the Plein Air Painters directory, the Landscapes and Nature artists directory, Oil Painters directory and Pastel Painters directory, and in the alphabetical listing page here. Another important member of the southern Oregon art community, we are proud to see Linda’s listing in our online representation of southern Oregon’s community of artists and thank Linda for joining forces with us. Please help us give her a warm reception by sharing her listing or this announcement with the art lovers in your network!

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