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SARAH CAPSHAW demonstrates for EAA

Collage Painting by Sarah Capshaw Collage Painting by Sarah Capshaw

Collage Paintings by Sarah Capshaw
I have always admired how some people are so exceptionally able at manipulating words. Sarah Capshaw is one of those people. She manages the English language in a manner that makes everything sound so very clever and poetic. Sarah continues her unique handling of text in her mixed media artwork, combining bits of paper and found objects while playing with color in order to share with us her dreams and experiences in an aesthetic manner.
The Edmond Art Association has the pleasure of hosting a demonstration by Sarah Capshaw on the techniques she employs to create her collage paintings.
When:Monday, March 22 at 7:00p.m. Where: The Edmond Fine Arts Institute Cost: ONLY $2 for non-members, FREE for all members of the Edmond Art Association. Contact the EAA if you would like to join. I got hooked with a demo. This would be a great one to come to.

Treasures from Mockingbird Manor

Painted Box with Mudman 4"x6" Oil on Linen Panel

Oklahoma has great antique shops. My favorites are the ones in Guthrie, OKC, and others in Bethany. Oh, there are some in Edmond that I enjoy visiting also. How could I forget? Like most antique shops, they are filled with all sorts of things that I recognize from some time in my past or from a past in which I’ve romanticed as a wonderful time to have been in.
The little box and the mudman from this painting I found one of my favorite shops, The Mockingbird Manor in OKC. I always come out with something great from there.

Rice Bowl with Tangelo 4"x6" Oil on Stretched Linen

The rice bowl is part of a large set that I found at the Co-Op, also in OKC.
Every year, around Valentine’s Day, we (my girls, their girl cousins, and friends) celebrate by having a “tea party.” They dress up with whatever the theme is. This year it was Asian inspired. I made a couple of kimonos and everyone took pictures under our arch that I always d…