Southern Oregon Visual Artists

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Artist Elaine Frenett of Jacksonville, Oregon is an award winning watercolor artist whose subjects center around nature and landscapes. She frequently paints en plein air, and teaches visual art journaling. Pictured is Gnarled Silhouette, original watercolor painting by Jacksonville artist Elaine Frenett. Click to visit Elaine's website.

Elaine Frenett

This award-winning artist, trained in illustration, has been published nationally, had fine art added to museum collections, teaches private classes and leads women’s visual journal retreats. Ms. Frenett is a member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon, The Plein Air Society of Southern Oregon, California Watercolor Association, and is a Watercolor West Juried Member.
Artist Eugenia Talbott paints pet portraits, equine art, African big cats, polar bears and much more in oil, watercolor and graphite. Click to visit Eugenia Talbott's Talbott Studios website and see her online art galleries!

Eugenia Talbott

  • www.talbottstudios.com
  • Phone: 541.512.1899
Eugenia Talbott's expertise includes portraits of people and animals—pets, wildlife, and especially images of horses. Ms. Talbott welcomes commissions: she would love to paint a portrait from your own photographs or live sitting—be it human, canine, feline or equine. Visit her website for more examples of her work; be sure to see the beautiful and intriguing images in the African Art section, hand painted room divider screens, and recycled/hand painted furniture.
Artist Eva Thiemann of Jacksonville (the Applegate Valley), Oregon paints grizzlies and Alaskan brown bears against abstract Alaskan landscapes, as in this original oil painting, 'Alaska Bear River.'

Eva Thiemann

  • Paintings in Oil
  • See my work at:
  • Art Presence Art Center
I have a degree from the Academie of Art and a Biology degree from the University of Riga, Latvia. My sculptures in bronze are in private collections in Latvia, Germany and England. When I came to Alaska from Latvia in 1997 I was overwhelmed by its beauty; I was able to observe Alaska's magnificent brown bears and painting them with Alaska scenery became my passion. In 2003 I came to Applegate, Oregon. My paintings are exhibited in Ashland, Medford and Jacksonville galleries.
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Southern Oregon Artists Resource

  • Art Matters! - SOAR's blog
  • Phone: 541.899.2012  
  • Mail: PO Box 914
  • Jacksonville, OR 97530
Founder Hannah West created SOAR to drive traffic to member sites, increase online visibility for our region's art community and promote its members to residents and visitors. Listings are $35/year and include syndication of your blog, posting your classes, shows and events on our online calendar and press releases at our companion blog Art Matters!. We also offer reasonably priced advertising. Let us promote YOU!













Elaine Frenett's book, Traveling Conversations,
is available at lulu.com.