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Art Around the World: Artists Sought for Dunsmuir ART WALK of 2013


This week’s featured smARTist Art Around the World: the Dunsmuir Art Walk of 2013.

Dunsmuir Autumn ART WALK will be held October 19, 2013, from 1-6pm in historic downtown Dunsmuir.   A variety of northstate artists from Redding to Ashland  and McCloud to Happy Camp will host receptions with refreshments in local businesses and in historic buildings in this Victorian railroad town.   Some local studios will be open for viewing also.  All ART WALK events are free of charge.  Artists will be present and most work will be for sale.   Get all of the details at

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The Power of Context

Once upon a time, an artist I was working with spent a long time priming and polishing her artist statement for a very serious studio exhibition she was planning in Boston.

She had been working for over a year on a series of oil paintings that had taken her in new directions, and she was attending to every detail of the exhibit with loving care.

Her large, abstract work was engaging on its own. But when you got a chance to read about her process and her thoughts as she painted, the work took on an even larger presence.

Part of my job was to coach her on how to present her artist statement so it reflected the same attention to detail that her art did.

But, as the saying goes…you can lead a horse to water…

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