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A R T I S T M E M B E R S Betty Barss Watercolors 6600 Pioneer Road Medford, OR 97501 541-601-0365 bsbarss@msn.com www.bettybarss.com Betty Barss uses transparent watercolors to convey her interpretative realism style. The challenge and spontaneity of watercolors is what Betty enjoys the most. Her versatility with a wide range of subjects contributes to the popularity of her work. Betty’s paintings can be seen at Art and Soul Gallery, the Jacksonville Inn in Jacksonville, Oregon, the Hart Mt. Store in Plush, Oregon and her studio. “The beauty and intrigue of the world gives me daily inspiration.” Patrick Beste Watercolors 798 Saint Andrews Circle Ashland, OR 97520 541-552-0559 patrickbeste@gmail.com www.BesteArt.net Patrick Beste is an abstract artist. A native of Nebraska, he moved west in 2001 and was immediately attracted to the natural beauty of Oregon. He started painting to depict the rivers, mountains and forests of Oregon, and particularly the Rogue Valley. “I try to reflect the colors and changing values, the movement and textures of nature.” His art is bright, engaging, and reveals his feelings for the wonderful gift that is Oregon. Judy Bjorlie Watercolors Art and Soul Gallery 247 E. Main Street Ashland, OR 97520 541-488-0364 jbjorlie@mind.net 28 Ashland Gallery Guide Susan Eileen Burnes Pastels, Fiber, and Acrylics on Canvas Red Line Gallery Rogue River, Oregon 541-582-8967 seburnes@earthlink.net www.susaneileenburnes.com Layers of pastel pigments flow and vibrate on a grid of hand-stitched fiber applied to painted canvas. Inspired by the natural world, these bold compositions of simple elegance explore the subtle complexities of color and light. The artworks of Susan Eileen Burnes have been featured in exhibitions and galleries across the country. They can be viewed at the Red Line Gallery, a private exhibition space. Visits may be arranged by appointment. Sarah F Burns Oil Paintings, Graphite and Charcoal Drawings 541-621-7767 sarahfburns@gmail.com www.sarahfburns.com Sarah is a classically trained oil painter who turns a documentary focus on a wide variety of subjects, all painted from life. She paints full time in her home studio and teaches drawing and painting classes at Ashland Art Center and Rogue Gallery. Her series Meet Your Meat: Vanitas for Smithfields can be viewed at Smithfields Restaurant and Bar all year. Susan DeRosa Landscapes (Plein Air and Studio Studies) and Figure P.O. Box 1752 Jacksonville, OR 97530 949-338-0729 susinart@yahoo.com www.Facebook.com/ SusanDeRosaArt www.RogueGallery.org Susan is a contemporary artist with an impressionistic flair. Watercolor, acrylic, pastel, pencil, charcoal and ink are her media. Nature and the figure inspire Susan. Her art background emphasizes a strong foundation in classical art training. Her path when painting is to become embedded in the process. Allowing the painting to capture her is magical and satisfying. Her art works hang in private collections, nationwide. Member of WSO, Ashland Art Center, Rogue Gallery & Art Center, and Alumni of Laguna College of Art & Design, CA. Judy Bjorlie paints a wide range of subjects in traditional watercolor techniques. Local scenery from the “State of Jefferson,” portraits of people and animals, floral close-ups and an ongoing interest in music are all frequent subjects of cellist Judy Bjorlie. She is an owner/director of Art and Soul Gallery in downtown Ashland, home to 30 regional artists.


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