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Gretchen Lee – From Garden To Gallery

For the past decade or so, Gretchen Lee’s gourds have taken her from garden to gallery. They begin as seeds scooped from last year’s projects and end as works of art. “It’s an organic process. That’s part of what I enjoy about using gourds I grow myself,” she says. Lee grows many varieties that inspire her carved, painted creations, from ...

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Artist Spotlight: Norma Rogers

Ahwahnee artist Norma Rogers knows it’s never too late to learn something new. After all, she enrolled in California State University, Fresno’s graduate art program at age 68, and earned a master’s degree at 73. Rogers says her artistic sensibilities were first awakened during her 1930s childhood in Michigan. The Great Depression had left her family with few resources for ...

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20th Annual Harvest Arts & Peace Festival

Music, local cuisine and all things nature at favorite area festival – PRATHER – Owners of Intermountain Nursery are once again opening their garden gates for the 20th Annual Harvest Arts & Peace Festival this weekend, Oct. 13-14. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m Sunday. Hosts Bonnie Bladen and Ray Laclergue are planning ...

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Artist Spotlight: Barry Shrewsbury

“Intuitive chaos.” That’s how North Fork artist Barry Shrewsbury describes his mixed media art, his website and his method of painting. Shrewsbury said he often mixes latex household paint with acrylics to create his artwork. Sometimes he incorporates small objects such as buttons, sand, pebbles or paperclips. Even his canvases vary in size, because every one of his abstract paintings ...

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Artist Spotlight: Vicki D. Thomas

Soft, dreamy landscapes, still lifes and buildings – whether real or fantasy-based – are watercolorist Vicki Thomas’ forte. When the mood strikes, however, she applies her liquid style of painting and drawing to people, flowers and seascapes, as well. The flowing movement of her style of creating watercolors may have been born during her former career as a fashion illustrator. ...

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Coarsegold PTA Helps Students Brush Up On Art

COARSEGOLD – Students from Coarsegold Elementary were awash in colored chalk on a canvas of concrete the first week in September, marking the start of this year’s PTA Reflections Art Contest, and celebrating with a sidewalk mural day. Heather Gerard is the Vice President of Parental Involvement at the school, where 490 students are enrolled.

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Sierra Art Trails 2012 Features 108 Artists

Art includes jewelry, glass, paintings, metalwork, sculptures and more OAKHURST – It’s shaping up to be a perfect weekend for Sierra Art Trails, celebrating 10 years of the Yosemite Foothills Open Studio Tour. This much-anticipated event draws hoards to the mountain area each year, to see local artists and art featured in homes, studios and galleries in eastern Madera and ...

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