The Ethereal Spirit

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THE ETHEREAL SPIRIT June 1st, 2020 – September 1, 2020 JOIN US! FOR FIRST FRIDAY ART OPENING JULY 3rd, 2020 from 5:30pm-8:30pm Ashland Natural Medicine: 180 Lithia Way, Suite 103 ashlandnaturalmedicine.com   The Ethereal Spirit is our special summer season art show at Ashland Natural Medicine.  This nature inspired ethereal collection of  painted leaves and natural yarn handmade “Creations” are a multi-layered effort in the artist crafting process. The hand painted leaves are a family collaboration.  From the Illinois Valley, Joy Hoskins (mother) and her two daughters, Anita & Melanie work closely together to collect, preserve and craft,  “Joy With Leaves”.  Year round, Joy and her daughters enjoy hiking and notice the changes in leaves from season to season.  These intricately crafted leaf paintings are an expression of these seasonal changes, the appreciation and respect for the places they have visited and for the deep love they have for one another. Having leaves passed down from Joy’s father as gifts while growing up, the three of them discovered that Southern Oregon offers a wide range of beautiful shapes, sizes, textures and colors of leaves.  Over twenty years ago they happened to see a […]