Southern Oregon Visual Artists - Water Media

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Click to visit Linda Abblett's artist website

Linda Abblett

  • lindaabblettwatercolors.com
  • Phone: 541.879.3030
  • Eagle Point

A student of art since childhood, my love for nature and art come together in the medium of watercolor. I am fortunate to have studied under artists Lavonne Tarbox Crone and Judy Morris, who have inspired and nurtured me, but I recognize that my abilities are gifts of the Creator, whose beautiful masterpieces could never be rivaled. I have been a member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon since 2004.
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Catherine Anderson


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  • www.catherineanderson.net
  • Phone: 207.460.6011
  • Jacksonville
A nationally recognized master watercolorist with numerous signature memberships, Anderson also paints in acrylic and creates pet portraits in watercolor. "I paint to convey the peace and wonder I feel when I put brush to paper. During those hours, I return to the awe and awareness of nature I knew as a child. When those who observe my work enter into that magical place with me, that is when I feel my purpose is accomplished, and I am twice blessed."
Fine Artist Sue Bennett paints a variety of subjects, including homes, buildings and other architectural subjects. Visit artist Sue Bennett's website to learn more about her and the classes she teaches and see her online gallery!

Sue Bennett

Sue Bennett is a classically trained artist who paints to express beauty. "My intent is to capture the heart of the subject and I get completely caught up in it." Her paintings have been included in over 45 exhibits around the nation. She works most frequently in transparent watercolor, however she also enjoys opaque watermedia and pastel.
'Fire and Light' by abstract artist Patrick Beste. Click to visit Patrick's website

Patrick Beste


  • https://besteart.net
  • Phone: 541.552.0559
  • Ashland
Patrick Beste is an award winning abstract artist whose paintings reflect his impressions of the Northwest, particularly the Rogue Valley. He is an active member of several artist organizations: Ashland Gallery Association, Watercolor Society of Oregon, Poquoson Art League, Virginia, Peninsula Fine Art Institute in Newport News, Virginia, Southern Oregon Society of Artists, Ashland Art Center, ArtClectic and Art Presence Art Center in Jacksonville, OR.
I paint in acrylic, gouache, transparent watercolors, sketch and draw in pencil, graphite and ink. I also perform quite a large number of digital renderings.

Kj Cumberbatch


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  • Medford, Oregon

I paint in acrylic, gouache, transparent watercolors, sketch and draw in pencil, graphite and ink. I also perform quite a large number of digital renderings.


Susan DeRosa, artist, landscapes, abstract, contemporary, acrylic, watercolor, charcoal, pastels, pencil, pen and ink, abstract expressionism, impressionism,figure 
studies, gestures

Susan DeRosa

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  • Contemporary Artist
  • Phone: 949.338.0729
  • Studio: Jacksonville
My background in art education empha- sizes a strong foundation of classical art training, greatly influencing my artistic focus and direction. My intent is to capture, on paper or canvas, mysterious and thought provoking scenes. Nature with its moods and soft edges has always inspired me to draw and paint abstracts, landscapes or figure studies. My art is in private collections nationwide; I've exhibited in galleries and juried shows in So. Cal, NW Arkansas and S. Oregon.

Catie Faryl


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  • Phone: 541.535.1854
The artworks of Catie Faryl address the ambiguity and poignancy of the human condition. Through a study of personal, political, environmental and social issues and the world we live in, she creates watercolors, etchings and oil paintings to shed light and raise questions on difficult topics by using humor, balance, insight and grativity to explore questions both new and old. Join her journey which begins with curiosity and progresses to discoveries and dialogue with those along the way.
Visit Artist Joan Franklin's website to learn more and see her online art gallery! Click here

Joan Franklin

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  • Joan Franklin Art
  • Phone: 541.535.1206
  • Talent

I love looking deeply into a late afternoon landscape or still-life when forms resonate with light, contrast and abstraction. Painting, for me, is about bringing heightened awareness to what I see, feel and imagine.
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.
Artists Harriet Green and Martin Goldman of Backroads Studios in Ashland, Oregon are versatile creators in a variety of mediums, with subjects including animals and wildlife in a range of styles. Click to visit Backroads Studio's website

Backroads Studio

  • Harriet Greene & Martin Goldman
  • Working in many mediums & genres
  • Phone: 541.535.3116
  • 9647 Wagner Creek Road, Talent
Harriet Greene (marble sculptor, author, printmaker) & Martin Goldman (illustrator, photographer, filmmaker) make up this working studio located at 9647 Wagner Creek Road in Talent, Oregon. From Montreal/New York to Vermont, Jackson Hole, WY and Taos, NM, they bring their art to Talent: original hand-pulled prints, stone sculptures, illustrations, acrylics, photographs, posters, cartoons, books, and cards.
Visit Katharine Gracey's website to learn more and see her online gallery! Click here

Katharine Gracey

  • Creative Realism in Oil, Acrylic &      Watercolor
  • Phone: 541.326.7945
  • Jacksonville
Inspired by French and Italian countrysides and her Southern Oregon surroundings, Katharine’s art is filled with sun-drenched colors that create charming, elegant and whimsical landscapes and vignettes. She earned her art degree from the University of Wisconsin, and pursued painting as her main focus, specializing in watercolor, acrylic and oils. Katharine continues to explore new themes from the whimsical to creative realism.
I primarily work with acrylics in landscape and nature themes.  The beauty of Southern Oregon inspires my work, though I use abstraction and bright colors to convey emotion.   I am an award-winning artist with art in private collections nationwide.  I offer my work either in original form or as fine giclee prints.  I also teach painting and mixed media classes.

Pam Haunschild


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  • Pileated Studios
  • www.pamhaunschild.com
  • Phone: 541.941.1202
  • See my work at Ashland Art Center

I primarily work with acrylics in landscape and nature themes. The beauty of Southern Oregon inspires my work, though I use abstraction and bright colors to convey emotion. I am an award-winning artist with art in private collections nationwide. I offer my work either in original form or as fine giclee prints. I also teach painting and mixed media classes.
Fine Artist Anne Brooke Hawkins is a an accomplished watercolorist in Jacksonville, Oregon whose paintings depict a range of subjects including homes, buildings and other architectural subjects. Click to visit Anne Brooke's website to learn more and see her online art gallery!

Anne Brooke Hawkins

  • Specializing in Watercolor
  • Brooke Studio Gallery
  • Phone: 541.899.3759
  • 500 W. Oak Street
  • Jacksonville, by appointment

A member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon, Anne's award winning watercolors have been displayed throughout the West Coast. She has taught drawing and watercolor for 15 years, helping to develop many prize-winning artists, and recently formed Art Presence, a group promoting Jacksonville visual artists.
"Native Zoie" watercolor by Kirsten Meriwether.

Kirsten Meriwether

  • Watercolors
  • Medford
I started painting ten years ago, taking classes from other artists and attending life drawing studios. My main medium is watercolor, but I also use oil, acrylic and ink. Recently my work has been evolving into a more abstract representation of subject matter, with an emphasis on design. Living here in Southern Oregon, I am especially interested in my surroundings and all the visual variety there is for an artist here.
Visit Peggy's website to learn more!

Margaret Stermer-Cox

  • Watercolor Artist
  • stermer-cox.com
  • Talent, Oregon
I begin my watercolor paintings with an idea and a drawing. I build the painting layer by layer, drawing lines and shapes, looking for rhythm and feeling. My color sense is a reflection of my childhood in New Mexico fused with colors from my home in the Northwest. My goal is to go beyond the surface to find joy, wonder and a bit of mystery.
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Deanna St. Martin

  • Art Because You Are Worth It!
  • www.stmartindesigns.com
  • Medford, Oregon
Art for The Discerning: Innovative fine art for your home and office. Using innovative techniques & drawing inspiration from everyday objects, this art inspires dreaming and imagination. Their bold vibrant colors and design will brighten up any room and create conversation. Whether making their own statement or enhancing your existing décor, my paintings are well worth your investment. Art in your price range: small & large works, variety of subjects, abstract & realism.
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
Portraits of people and animals—pets, wildlife, and especially images of horses. Ms. Talbott welcomes commissions and can paint a portrait from your own photographs or live sitting—be it human, canine, feline or equine. Visit her website to see more of her work; be sure to see the beautiful and intriguing images in the African Art section, hand painted room divider screens, and upcycled, hand painted furniture.
Visit Eve Margo Withrow's website to learn more and view her online art gallery!

Eve Margo Withrow

  • Mixed Water Media on Collage &
         Clay Sculpture
  • www.evemargowithrow.com
  • Phone: 541.772.6888
  • My work is represented by
  • Art And Soul Gallery, Ashland
Recently, I have been moved to explore the common ground between sculpture and painting. These pieces are made of paper and paper clay in combination with images from my paintings and mounted on wrapped canvas. I expect them to evolve and morph as I continue to explore this new dimension.



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