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Ascend Creatives Conference Open public Evenings
 

Can't attend the entire conference?   Ascend opens up Friday and Saturday nights for an evening of art exhibits, music, performance, special guest speakers and updates on the developing activities of Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts.  6:45 p.m. at Ashland Christian Fellowship, 50 W. Hersey, Ashland, OR.   Evening events are free.

FRIDAY, JUNE 21st

featuring

Poiema and the Psalmsters

and

Special guest, Zoro the Drummer. and Zoro Ministries.  Zoro has had an incredible career through his hard work, dedication and open doors.  As one of the world’s most respected musicians, Zoro has sat on the drummer’s throne commanding some of the most famous stages in the world of rock and R&B music. Z has toured and recorded with Lenny Kravitz; Bobby Brown; Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons; The New Edition; Jody Watley; Philip Bailey of Earth, Wind & Fire; Sean Lennon; Lisa Marie Presley; Lincoln Brewster; Phil Keaggy and many others. But life was not always easy.  From the streets of Compton, California to poverty with his 6 siblings and single mom in Grants Pass, Oregon his heart warming story of faith and a big dream will inspire.  His newly released book, Maria's Scarf will be available.

SATURDAY NIGHT, JUNE 22ND at 6:45 p.m.

Conference finale

with Music, art, update from Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation

and

Special guest Anna Rose Bain, Anna has risen to national artistic acclaim and turned the heads of the art world.  Featured in dozens of art magazines, and a recipient of numerous national awards, her beautiful, classical oil paintings touch hearts as she captures humanity on canvas. Anna will share her faith + art journey.

Plus, Sam Peck, lead Pastor at Philippi Church in Grants Pass.  Sam is an advocate of the pure gospel of Jesus Christ and knows the effectiveness of leading an arts embracing church in current culture as a bridge to touch the soul.

Register now for our summer Ascend Creatives Conference & Workshops June (20), 21st and 22nd in Ashland, Oregon.

Join other aspiring creatives from around the West Coast who are CRAVING MORE.  This is an energetic and inspiring conference gathering of passionate artists, musicians, worship leaders, poets and filmmakers.  The BIG view: develop excellence in your craft and set your mind to things above, so who you are and what you do reflect the excellence and worthiness of the Creator.

Featuring tracks and workshops for artists, musicians, worship leaders, poets, film Makers/videographers (in front and behind the camera), acting and oration.

See all the details and register here.

Our featured artist is the fabulous Anna Rose Bain

Inspirational speaker and World renown Zoro the Drummer

plus Charity Hubbard and the Rogue Classical Atelier and so much more.

in Ashland,Oregon


 

Frank Ordaz Workshop
and studio tour

Painting the Costumed Model
April 19th & 20th
Auburn, Ca.

Step into the creative world of artist Frank Ordaz. Prepare to be captivated as you take an exclusive journey into his creative process. Watch up close his extraordinary ability to capture the unique human spirit with exacting likenesses in each portrait. With nearly 5 decades of professional experience in design and technique these two days of expert tips will enhance your skills to a new level!  Sessions will feature an Ordaz finesse on innovative Biblically themed subjects.

 

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Advent Season 2023

Masterpiece's Christmas event, Noelle, features a stunning stained glass recreation by artists Kevin Christman and Veronica Thomas. Embedded live actors bring this classical and mesmerizing narration to life.

 

ART EXHIBIT

Event also features Noelle art exhibit, elements of the Christmas story by our artist partners including Ron DiCianni, Thomas Blackshear, Michael Dudash, Michele Struss, Charity Hubbard and the Rogue Classical Atelier, Brenda Mickelson, Sandy Cathcart and more.

TWO PERFORMANCES:

 The Story  church service featuring the Stained glass performance, art exhibit, Pastor Xav’s message and regular worship. Matinee features Masterpiece’s hosted Christmas service, stained glass performance, art exhibit, special music with the jazzy vivacious Jenni Abdo and Jim Abdo, and a glimpse at Christmas through the power of the arts through the centuries -

observations with Masterpiece founder and

President, Jeanne Randall

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2023 highlights
ASCEND CREATIVES CONFERENCE

Masterpiece's 17th annual conference! What a memorable and engaging time!!

Thank you to all our presenters and creatives  who attended this exciting event this summer.  See all the highlight in this 80 second video!!  And watch for details about 2024 summer conference.

Art Exhibit honoring the losses of those who suffered in the fires of Sept 2021 giving hope for the survivors
Beauty From Ashes
hosted Sept. 8th - 10th, 2021
Benefit Art Exhibit and online Auction

This  Benefit exhibit was dedicated to remembering and commemorating the Sept. 8th, 2020 fires in Southern Oregon, their devastation, impact and trauma to the families, lives and businesses  severely altered by this catastrophic event. They are not forgotten. 

 

Masterpiece hosted a commemorative service with music and words of  remembrance, comfort, and hope based on Isaiah 61.  Over $3800 was raised, a significant portion of which was distributed helping fire survivors recover.

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Host: Empowered Life Church

Talent, Oregon
Artwork:  Phoenix Rising by Jennifer Garrett

Palace of Versailles
VERSAILLES WORDS IN RED ART EXHIBIT
(postponed)
Civic and church leaders in Versailles, France have invited Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts and the Words in Red enhanced traveling exhibit to come for an art/faith cultural exchange in partnership with Notre Dame du Grandchamp School and the Catholic Diocese of Versailles in April 2021 for the Easter season and Holy Days.  
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