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Creative to the Qor Art Contest

Small Business Saturday November 24 2018 Central Art Supply, Medford, Oregon

“Creative To The QoR” Watercolor Mini Contest! 03/15/17 – 04/30/17

It’s time once again to accept the challenge! Central Art’s “Creative to the QoR” mini watercolor contest puts you in the driver’s seat for a whole new water media experience – and offers a prime opportunity to show off your mad skills! Choose between two sample “Dot Cards” of pre-selected QoR watercolors, and paint your mini masterpiece on the provided 4.25″ x 4.25″ paper sample.


But wait, there’s more! Contest winners will be awarded as follows:

1st Place – QoR Watercolor 24 Tube Set ($119.99 Value)

2nd Place – QoR Watercolor 12 Tube Set ($64.99 Value)

3rd Place – QoR Watercolor 6 Tube Set ($34.99 Value)

Honorable Mentions – $15.00 Gift Certificate from Central Art


Hurry and stop into Central Art to pick up your Contest Entry Form and official QoR sample kit!

Contest ends April 30th,

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ANPF Women’s Invitational Winning Playwrights Announced

Ashland New Plays Festival announces the winners of its ANPF Women’s Invitational. They are Martyna Majok for Cost of Living (formerly Ropes in the Well); Lauren Yee for King of the Yees; and grand prize winner Jiehae Park for Hannah and the Dread Gazebo. The Women’s Invitational festival will be held March 25-27, 2016 in the Music Recital Hall at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Dramatic readings of each play will be presented in both matinee and evening performances at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Read on for more info…

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Au Naturel Awards Highlight Artists’ Reception

The opening reception of Clatsop Community College’s seventh annual juried art exhibit, Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century, was held Thursday, March 7, in the CCC Art Center Gallery.


Artists pictured left to right: Denise Weir (Edmonds, WA), Jim McComas (Superior, CO), John Whitehouse (West Linn, OR), Bethany Rowland (Portland, OR), Sebastian Hyde (Oakland, CA), Lisa Ackerman (Astoria, OR), Jessica Marshall (Corvallis, OR), Paul Rutz (Portland, OR), Alexandra Eyer (Gold Beach, OR), Rhoda Draws (Mill Valley, CA), Ted Chilles (Portland, OR), Patrick Kernan (Portland, OR), Jessica McCoy (Claremont, CA), Rob Bibler (Salem, OR) with CCC’s Kristin Shauck, Founding Director of the Au Naturel international competition. Photo by David Homer.

This year, over 600 images were submitted for consideration by artists from 26 states and Canada, Mexico, China, Morocco and the United Kingdom. The 2013 show includes 52 works by 47 artists from 16 states and

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Au Naturel Award Winners Kerry Conboy and Don Copper to Exhibit Artwork at CCC in Show Entitled "Lifelines"

Don Copper, Untitled

The Art Center Gallery at Clatsop Community College will open its 2012-2013 exhibition season with a two-person exhibit featuring the artwork of fine artist and graphic designer Kerry Conboy of Monterey, CA and fine artist and architect Don Copper of Chicago, IL. A reception welcoming both artists will be held on Thursday, October 4that 6:00 p.m. in the CCC Art Center Gallery, and the artwork will remain on display through October 25th. The gallery reception and exhibit are free and open to the public. 

Both artists were selected to exhibit in the 2012 Au Naturel international juried exhibit by juror Bonnie Laing-Malcolmson, the Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Northwest Art at the Portland Art Museum. This year, for the first time in the history of the competition, the art department faculty elected to offer a two-person show award to Mr. Conboy and Mr. Copper due to the strength and

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Southern Oregon Society of Artists Year-End Update

'Tis the Raven, Nevermore, by Charlotte Peterson

Three beautiful paintings were chosen as winners at SOSA’s 2011 Year-End Banquet and Juried Critique: Big Sister by Janet Rawlings won First Place, with Charlotte Peterson’s watercolor, “‘Tis the Raven, Nevermore,” coming in second and Alx’s own mixed-media abstract, “Bliss” taking third. See them in the slideshow below.

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2011 Bandon Cranberry Festival Photography Contest Winners

Let Freedom RAIN 1, by Charles Wales

Bandon photographer Wanda Young believes photography should be fun. So she organized a photography contest and exhibit for the 2011 Bandon Cranberry Festival. Amateur photographers displayed their work alongside the pros for an colorful showcase at Bandon Harbortown Event Center.

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