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Events

Upcoming Events

  • June 24-25 – Paint for Lavender Festival
  • July 1 – Deadline to apply for the AAEA Fall Show
  • July 8-9 – Lavendar Festival activities
  • July 13-18 – Ruth Buchanan Workshop (see flyer below)
  • July 13-15 – Equine Art 2017 (Emerald Downs, Auburn, WA)
  • August 1 – Deadline to enter WSO Fall Show
  • August 12 – Englewood Forest Festival (Note: My goal is to paint a bunch of small, inexpensive bird paintings for this show)
  • August 14 – October 14 – An Equine Jubilee, Celebrating the Horse In Art (I entered, but I don’t yet know if I got in)
  • Summer – “Paint the Town” with Artists in Action (I will not do all of these, but they are possibilities)
    • June 10, Saturday, Glen at Capital Manor, 10-4pm. 1955 Dallas Hwy NW, Salem.
    • June 17th: Bush Park Discovery Day 10-4. Near the Rose Garden and Bush House.
    • June 18, Sunday. Deirdra Doan Artist, Gardens on the Hill 9am-8pm. 6638 River Springs Dr., Salem
    • July 1, Saturday. Misner Family Farm 10am-4pm. 37410 Crabtree Dr., Crabtree, OR 97335
    • July 8th: Hummingwood Farm, 10-4, 41011 Huntley Rd, Stayton.
    • July 9th: Ankeny Hill Winery, 11-4, 2565 Riverside Road S, Salem.
    • July 21 – 23 Salem Art Fair & Festival. Check in at AiA booth, 10am—7pm Fri & Sat, 10am—5pm Sun.
    • July 29th: the Whitton’s Ankeny Hill, 10-4pm.
    • August 5, Saturday, Cubanisimo Vineyard, 1754 Best Rd NW, Salem. 11am—5pm.
    • August 12, RedHawk Winery, 2995 Michigan City Rd NW, Salem, OR.
    • August 19th: Minto Grower’s, 3394 Brown Island Rd S, Salem.
    • August 26th: Gaiety Hollow, 545 Mission St, Salem. 10am—4pm
  • October 6-8, 2017 – Watercolor Society of Oregon Convention

Exhibit & Events

2017, May – Participated in the National Juried Show at the Emerald Art Center

2017, May – Participated in the May Flowers Show at the Keizer Art Association

2016, November – Participated in the Audubon Society of Portland’s 6″6″ Event at the annual Wild Arts Festival

2016, October – Co-Chair of the Watercolor Society of Oregon Fall Convention

2016, July – Exhibitor at Equine Art 2015 – An art show and sale presented by the Washington Thoroughbred Foundation, Washington Thoroughbred Breeders & Owners Association and Emerald Downs”

2015, November – Participated in the Audubon Society of Portland’s 6″6″ Event at the annual Wild Arts Festival

2015, November – Exhibitor at Oregon Society of Artists “200 Under $200” show

2015, October – Exhibitor at Open Studios of Beavercreek

2015, September-October – Exhibitor at American Academy of Equine Art Open Juried Exhibition and Sale

2015, July – Exhibitor at Equine Art 2015 – An art show and sale presented by the Washington Thoroughbred Foundation, Washington Thoroughbred Breeders & Owners Association and Emerald Downs”

2015, June – Exhibitor at Smith Rock Paint Out show

2015, May-June – Exhibitor at Oregon Society of Artists Rose Festival show

2015, June – Exhibitor at Open Studios of Beavercreek

2015, March-June – Exhibitor at the Clackamas County Arts Alliance Artist Exhibit Program.
Exhibit held at the Clackamas County Development Building

2014-2015, Winter – Exhibitor at RACC 18th Annual “All the Art That Fits”

2014, Winter – Exhibitor at Three Rivers Artist Guild Gallery

2014, December – Exhibitor Three Rivers Artist Guild Gallery Holiday Show

2014, November – Participated in the Audubon Society of Portland’s 6″6″ Event at the annual Wild Arts Festival

2014, October – Exhibitor at Open Studios of Beavercreek

2014, October – Exhibitor in Transparent Exhibition of Watercolor Society of Oregon

2014, September – Exhibitor in Plein Air Exhibit of McLoughlin Memorial Association

2014, September – Participant in Hillsboro Plein Air Plus

2014, August – Art on the Lawn with McLoughlin Memorial Association and Three Rivers Artist Guild

2014, July-September – Exhibitor at Three Rivers Artist Guild Gallery

2014, July – Exhibitor at Equine Art 2014 – An art show and sale presented by the Washington Thoroughbred Foundation, Washington Thoroughbred Breeders & Owners Association and Emerald Downs”

2014, June-July – Exhibitor at Oregon Society of Artists Rose Festival show

2014, June – Exhibitor at Open Studios of Beavercreek

2014, May-June – Exhibitor at Grapevine Gallery Open Studios of Beavercreek show

2014, Winter – Exhibitor at Three Rivers Artist Guild Gallery

2013-2014, Winter – Exhibitor at RACC 17th Annual “All the Art That Fits”

20013, November – Participated in the Audubon Society of Portland’s 6″6″ Event at the annual Wild Arts Festival

2013, July – Exhibitor at Equine Art 2013 – An art show and sale presented by the Washington Thoroughbred Foundation, Washington Thoroughbred Breeders & Owners Association and Emerald Downs”

2013, Spring – Exhibitor at Three Rivers Artist Guild Gallery

2013, Winter – Participated in Three Rivers Artist Guild Gallery‘s Art and Crab Fest

2012-2013, Winter – Exhibitor at RACC‘s 16th Annual “All the Art That Fits”

2012, November – Participated in the Audubon Society of Portland’s 6″6″ Event at the annual Wild Arts Festival

2012, July – Exhibition and Third Place (watercolor) at Equine Art 2012 “An art show and sale presented by the Washington Thoroughbred Foundation, Washington Thoroughbred Breeders & Owners Association and Emerald Downs

2012, Summer & Fall – Participated and Exhibited in the Johnson Creek Watershed art project and show.

2012, Winter –  Exhibitor at Three Rivers Artist Guild Gallery

2011, November – Participated in the Audubon Society of Portland’s 6″6″ Event at the annual Wild Arts Festival

2011, April – Participated in the Artist a Day program at Muse Art and Design as a fundraiser for Portland Public Schools.

2010, November – Participated in the Audubon Society of Portland’s 6″6″ Event at the annual Wild Arts Festival

2010, Summer – Three Rivers Artist Guild First City Celebration

2010, Summer – Participated in Three Rivers Artist Guild First Friday series

2009, November – Participated in the Audubon Society of Portland’s 6″6″ Event at the annual Wild Arts Festival

2009, Fall – Juried into the Watercolor Society of Oregon (WSO)

2009, Summer – Participated in Three Rivers Artist Guild First Friday series

Awards

2012, Summer – Third Place in the Vivian F. McMurry Memorial Award (Adult Watercolor Division) at Equine Art 2012 “An art show and sale presented by the Washington Thoroughbred Foundation, Washington Thoroughbred Breeders & Owners Association and Emerald Downs

Instructors

2016, October – “Watercolor in One Stroke” workshop with Francesco Fontana

2016, Summer – Began classes with Vinita Pappas

2016, May – “Simplicity and Complexity” workshop with Ruth Ellen Hoag

2016, April – “Bridge Between Abstract and Realism” workshop with Margaret Godfrey

2015, April – “Marbeling” workshop with Liz Walker

2014, February – “Let’s Get E-Motion-Al” workshop with Beth Verheyden

2013, Spring – Began classes with Anji Grainger

2013, Winter – Began classes with Patricia Schmidt

2012, Spring – Plein air workshop with Hyon Fielding

2007, Winter – Workshop with Ruth Armitage

2006, Fall – Transparent watercolor classes with Melissa Gannon

 

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