Three SLO County artists seek to capture the modern female experience

March 23, 2014 - The Tribune, F1

In celebration of the active role women have taken in what used to be a largely male activity, we profile three local female painters making their mark in the art world

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Art's Next Generation

March 23, 2014 - The Tribune, F2

The 'Savages' exhibit in Paso shows off talents of 30 young California artists

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Les enfants terribles

March 13, 2014 - New Times - Volume 28, Issue 33

Neal Breton's Savages ravage Studios on the Park in Paso Robles with their second annual group show.

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Lena Rushing Explores the Power of Female Identity

March 1, 2014 - Guardian Stewardship Editions

Throughout the long history of art, fashion, and popular culture, most representations of women depict the female form as an object of desire—whether the subject is an eroticized odalisque in a nineteenth-century painting or a hyper-sexualized model, actress, or singer on a twenty-first-century magazine or album cover. Fortunately, a few superheroes of the art world—writers, performers, illustrators, painters—have used the very platform of art to expose the sexism and inequality often found lurking beneath its gilded surface.

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Sipping and strolling through Paso Robles' downtown

March 11, 2014 - San Jose Mercury News

There's no doubt about the joy of winery-hopping your way down the Central Coast. But if you're pressed for time -- or prefer to mix a little shopping and noshing in with the sipping -- downtown Paso Robles packs an abundance of charm into just a few square blocks. Bistros, shops and more than a dozen wine-tasting rooms surround the city's downtown square, site of wine festivals, art fairs, summer concerts and, we're told, a twinkle-lit Victorian Christmas fete attended by the Snow Queen, Ebenezer Scrooge and, of course, the Clauses.

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