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‘Artist Behind The Art’ Features The Work Of Artisan Louie Ash

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‘Artist Behind The Art’ Features The Work Of Artisan Louie Ash

Submitted photos These Santa Claus ornaments were carved and painted by local artisan Louie Ash.  by Mary Kernsfor Burns Times-Herald Ash and his cat, Lucky, showcase one of the largest frames that Ash has ever created. This week’s Artist Behind the Art is wood sculpture Louie Ash. A Harney County native, Ash was born at the old hospital on Egan Street in Burns. His family had a ranch in Frenchglen, which is where Ash attended grade school. He rode his horse five miles to and from class each school day. Ash’s family summered their cattle in the Big and Little...

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Krissy Matterson Is This Week’s ‘Artist Behind The Art’

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Krissy Matterson Is This Week’s ‘Artist Behind The Art’

Photo by MARY CORNING Krissy Matterson creates rustic furniture and decor by refurbishing abused and neglected pieces. When she isn’t working on projects, Matterson stays busy on her ranch.  by Mary Kernsfor Burns Times-Herald When I visited with Krissy Matterson about the rustic furniture and decor that she creates, this is what she said, “I have been living in Harney County for six and a half years. I started refurbishing and building rustic furniture and home decor about four years ago. The Rusty Bucket is the name of my business. “When I find a new piece of furniture, most times...

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