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Sierra Art Trails Weekend

Submitted by Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau MOUNTAIN AREA – The Sierra Art Trails open studio tour takes place this weekend: Friday, Oct. 2 – Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015 throughout more than a dozen Yosemite area communities of Eastern Madera and Mariposa Counties. This is the largest exhibit of its kind and features a variety of media including painting, photography, jewelry, ...

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SAT Preview Exhibit & Gala Reception Open

OAKHURST – The opening Gala Reception for Sierra Art Trails is happening today, Saturday, Sept. 12 from 4 – 9 p.m. The event recognizes artists along with the Preview Exhibit at Stellar Gallery in Oakhurst. The exhibit runs through Sunday, Oct. 4. Now in its 13th year, Sierra Art Trails (SAT) is set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 2, ...

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David Caris: Go With The Flow

David Caris Sierra Art Trails 2015 Catalog #43 Working with clay has become a need for me. I love the feel, the texture, the ability to form it into a new being and then alter it as my feelings suggest. I don’t work with clay every day because it is so consuming I would not be able to pursue other ...

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Jewelry Making Workshop with LothLorien Stewart

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Arts Council is offering a 2-day jewelry making workshop with local artist, LothLorien Stewart on Sept. 15 and 22 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Alley wine and beer bar in downtown Mariposa. Participants will learn how to make a jewelry piece using copper metal clay. The first session will cover the basics of ...

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Michael J. Costa: Through The Lens

Michael J. Costa Sierra Art Trails 2015 Catalog #53 Photography allows me to express myself through creativity and imagination. Looking through the lens only the eye really envisions what is being created at that particular moment. The series Fro-Zen, really demonstrates that quality visually. The images I create have a simple, abstract, unique look, while emoting a deep feeling within. ...

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Julia Bristow: Designs By Nature

Julia Bristow Sierra Art Trails 2015 Catalog #70 Julia Bristow began creating jewelry in 2006 when she was introduced to vintage jewelry collecting by her sister. She originally collected vintage/antique costume jewelry because she found it appealed to the “little girl” in her to collect these sparkling rhinestone treasures and place them in a jewelry box, as they were pretty ...

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Slim’s Hosts Bouwmans And Lewis

OAKHURST – Sierra Art Trails brings artists and art lovers out and around town for three days every year, and local establishments get in on the act. Tonight, Slim’s Koffee Shak invites the community to an opening reception from 6 – 8 p.m. for two artists participating in Sierra Art Trails, #55 and #56 in the Catalog respectively: Marij Bouwmans ...

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LaVone Sterling: Inspiration And Opportunity

LaVone Sterling Sierra Art Trails 2015 Catalog #20 Art is in everyone! It just needs the inspiration and opportunity to find its way onto paper and express itself. As children we all drew pictures of flowers, trees, our house, our family and our dog .   With each picture we told a story. Somewhere along the line most of us got ...

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Last Weekend For Mariposa Evenings In The Art Park

MARIPOSA – This is the last weekend of the 2015 season of Mariposa Evenings – the free, live summer concert series brought to you by The Mariposa County Arts Council and its many fine sponsors – on the green, at The Art Park in historic, in downtown Mariposa. This weekend will feature the debut of two unique and eclectic groups: ...

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Trowzers Akimbo: Multiple-Point Perspectives

Trowzers Akimbo Sierra Art Trails 2015 Catalog #46 When artist Trowzers Akimbo (AKA, Bill Davis) isn’t painting on location in Yosemite National Park or the surrounding area, he works out of his home studio in Oakhurst. Originally drawn to the mountains from Los Angeles in 1989 to accept the position of Chief Creative Officer/Vice President of Development at Oakhurst computer ...

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