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Vivian Helena Aumond-Capone: Creativity Blossoms

Vivian Helena Aumond- Capone Sierra Art Trails 2015 Catalog #28 I love to create something new every time I walk in to my studio. Too many projects litter the tables, and sometimes the floor. I work with fabric, decorate gourds, enjoy making earrings and necklaces. I show a variety of art, which make great gifts for yourself or friends. I ...

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Linda Zupcic: Nature Is Never Silent

Linda Zupcic Sierra Art Trails 2015 Catalog #65 There is so much constant chatter in our world, verbal and non-verbal, and we spend so much time responding to this chatter, that we have come to equate silence with loneliness, emptiness. But it is only in silence that we learn to hear ourselves, each other, and the earth we live on. ...

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Gay Abarbanell: Essential Magic

Gay Abarbanell Sierra Art Trails 2015 Catalog #71 Nature is full of magical abstracts; capturing that essential magic excites me and keeps me walking through the world, camera in hand. Line, color, and shape expand the fun as I try to find new ways to express that excitement. I particularly enjoy “abstracting” the vision. Sometimes I do it subtly, as ...

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Wendy Denton: Camera As Conduit With The World

Wendy Denton Sierra Art Trails 2015 Catalog #60 I learned photography in Germany in my early 20s. At first I was self-taught through books and a makeshift darkroom in my kitchen. I then used the darkroom in the Karlsruhe U.S. Army base. My love was black and white imagery, and my photographic activity was more or less my therapy. When ...

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Your Guide To The Mariposa County Fair

MARIPOSA – Labor Day weekend brings about a wealth of traditions in the foothills, including the Mariposa County Fair,. It starts on Friday, Sept. 4 and runs through Monday, Sept. 7, at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. Click here for A Day In Pictures at the Mariposa County Fair. This 77th edition of the fair, billed as “A Treasure Basket Full ...

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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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Bass Lake Home Tour Cancelled For 2015

BASS LAKE – The 2015 Bass Lake Home Tour, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12, has been postponed until next year, Sept. 10, 2016. “The Bass Lake homeowners who planned to participate feel that with the low lake level and other issues, their homes are not as presentable as they would hope,” says the Bass Lake Lions Club, who want to ...

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