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New & Good! by Lora R Fisher
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Posted by LFSelf2

A new project and a new focus… 
With so many things seemingly going wrong in our world, it's more important than ever to align oneself with positive people and projects. 
One such project that I’m currently contributing to is a new documentary, Green Feathers: The unlikely story of Native American logging, which follows the histories of Native American families from The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, and is currently in production. It recounts the forced relocation in the 1800’s from their homelands to a reservation in Western Oregon, and onto their success as loggers in Oregon’s timber industry. 
Oh, how I love a new project and this one has all of the elements that make for a very happy contributor: a powerful social message; an epic story of survival; and the strength and industry of an adaptive people. Green Feathers is a ​personal ​story of collective strength and finding creative ways to stay alive spiritually and physically by diverse tribes who had lived traditionally for thousands of years. They faced the unexpected reality of having to live an entirely new way, not by choice, but to survive​.
Over the past concentrated weeks, graphic elements were designed and the website constructed and smoothly launched. Social media programming has also been successfully developed, and the response has been very positive. Additionally, the nonprofit Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Oregon has selected Green Feathers as one of their fiscally sponsored projects, which is a huge boost that will help immensely with fundraising and ongoing programming. 
It was, and is, a pleasure to collaborate with writer, producer, and director, Tanner Givnan, on these key facets of the project. I see great things ahead and invite you to follow our progress​ on GreenFeathersDocumentary.com.
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Tying up those pesky loose ends… 
This past spring was a bit of a wander through the uncomfortable realm of Loose Ends. One project in particular prompted me to ask, “What’s next?” A question that resolved with a shift in focus, from advocating for other artists to advocating for myself. 
That shift might sound easy, but as many of us know, putting oneself first is often the last thing we can comfortably do. It often is a slowly developing process, but when it hits, it’s undeniable. Advocating for oneself is positive, productive, and deeply satisfying. The result is that I now have a website dedicated to my photography, LoraFisherPhotography.com, as well as an active Google Plus page google.com/+LoraFisherPhotography. 
FlairCreativ Presents is mov​ing ​forward with a new perspective, too. In an effort to keep the personal out of the professional, I've spent years avoiding layering my spiritual or political perspectives onto my professional social media presentation. Recently, however, I've realized that that is a huge part of who I am, and to deny it is no longer an option. 
So, when appropriate, you will see more personal posts and commentary going forward​Along with this new perspective, I’ve developed a new logo and have redesigned the website to reflect a more open presentation. ​Hopefully, this will give the visitor a sense of my approach to life and social issues, as well as highlighting design and development services and current projects. 
Another significant outcome is that I’ve changed the emphasis of Galri Montaj from a broad focus on a range of artists and media, to presenting photographydigital media​, and film projects​. While currently in a somewhat quiet phase, I intend to provide a platform for emerging photographers and digital ​and video ​artists​, and am planning a call for artists later this year.
This reevaluation has led to a profound bit of wisdom: if you have something to say, let it be positive. Look for the good and share it as often as possible. If we only have this one life, the world will be a brighter place for it. If we have many, then what we do and say today will have a positive effect through the ages. Besides, being positive is simply more fun! I’m a firm believer in the “ripple effect”, and now ask myself before posting or sharing: Is it useful? Is it positive? Will it make someone smile? 

Gratitude… 
I’m grateful to be a part of something bigger than myself ​and to be participating in a project that adds to the rich history of the Pacific Northwest. I appreciate the opportunity to help share the story of The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, and am grateful that they have endured. 
I was fortunate to have crossed social media paths with writer and Creative Consultant​ Belinda McGrath Witzenhausen a few years ago. She is unfailingly supportive and generous, and does her part each day to inspire the best in us.​

To learn more...


Green Feathers Documentary  
GreenFeathersDocumentary.com 
google.com/+GreenfeathersdocumentaryUS 
twitter.com/GreenFeathersUS 





Lora Fisher Photography
LoraFisherPhotography.com 
google.com/+LoraFisherPhotography 
facebook.com/LoraFisherPhotography 



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New Exhibit by Lora Fisher Photography

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Art Prints


Questions or Comments? 
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Shifting Focus



We are currently in the process of shifting our focus from presenting a range of media and artists, to primarily photography and digital media.  
Our presentation has been changing quietly over the past weeks and will be made official on June 1, 2014. As a result, several of our long-time exhibitors' works will no longer be shown.  
We have enjoyed the opportunity to provide an online platform for artists in all media over the past two years, and now is the perfect time to refine our presentation. 
We will be offering a platform for photographers and digital artists, but will be keeping this to a small and select group who are looking for an exhibition opportunity that keeps photography front and center. 
There will be more information, soon, including details on how to submit artwork.
To view our current exhibits and stay current with our new presentation, follow our progress here and on Galri Montaj Nouvèl
 Google Plus. 
As always, we welcome your comments and questions and will be delighted to facilitate purchasing and collecting works by these extraordinary artists — now and throughout the year. 
Lora R Fisher, Curator | Creative Director 


    Please enjoy our current exhibits:
    Kathy Delumpa Allegri
    Don Jacobson
    Li Tie
    Don Hong-Aoi
    Lora Fisher
    Encanto Tapestry
    For additional information, contact LoraFisher@GalriMontaj.com






    Closing This Month: Encanto Tapestry

    Inspired by the folk-art traditions of Spain, this enchanting series of vintage Encanto Tapestry was created using the finest Spanish felt, cut with absolute precision, and crafted by hand in a workshop in Madrid, Spain.
    The entire series was conceived and developed in 1965 through 1972 by David and Leah Poliat and reflects the mid-20th-Century Minimalist and Pop Art aesthetics of the era. The colors are absolutely brilliant, with engaging patterns and impeccable craftsmanship.  
    The series is no longer in production. With a limited number of Encantos available at these prices, this an unprecedented opportunity for collectors of textile arts.  
    Start your collection today! 


    NEW! Tapestry Mosaic Kits
    15.5 x 20", Spanish Felt  195.00
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    Featured patterns: Aviary & Bouquet, several color combinations available. 
    Not pictured: Don Quixote & Sancho Panza

    Photographed through shrink-wrap. Designs and colors are crisp, clean, and vibrant!


                  



    NEW PATTERN! Spanish Village
    7.5 x 10", Spanish Felt  145.00
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    NEW PATTERN! Proud Pheasant 
    7.5 x 10", Spanish Felt  145.00
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    NEW PRICE! Sparring Roosters
    20 x 15.25"  Spanish Felt  395.00 (New pricing. Previously 495.00) 
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    VIEW ENTIRE COLLECTION

    Please use the convenient contact form in the lower right 
    or email: LoraFisher@gmail.com

    Last Chance For Collectors: Kathy Delumpa Allegri Watercolors

    Galri Montaj will soon be changing its format from a presentation of fine art genres to fine art photography, creating exciting opportunities for collectors in the process! 
    Each week through the month of May we will be offering substantial price reductions on individual artist's collections.
    This week's featured artist is Kathy Delumpa Allegri. The entire collection is being offered at a 10% price reduction on individual works, and 15% savings when purchasing two or more of her spectacular plein air landscapes.   


             
    Red Bridge I  watercolor 14 x 10"
    Red Bridge II  watercolor 10 x 14"



                   
    Koi & Water Lily  watercolor 14 x 21.25"
    Morning Sun  watercolor 14 x 21.5"

            
    Chardonnay watercolor 10.25 x 7"
    Pinot Noir watercolor 7 x 10.25"


                       
    Pinot Grigio  watercolor 7 x 10.25"
    Alloro Vineyard  watercolor 9.25 x 8"


    Titles & Prices
    Single purchase: 10% off listed price.
    Two or more: 15% price reduction.

    Chardonnay  watercolor 10.25 x 7" watercolor  $135
    Pinot Noir  watercolor 7 x 10.25" watercolor  $135
    Pinot Grigio  watercolor 7 x 10.25" watercolor  $135   
     Alloro Vineyard  watercolor 9.25 x 8" watercolor $145 
    Red Bridge I  watercolor 14 x 10"  $255
    Red Bridge II  watercolor 10 x 14"  $255
    Morning Sun  watercolor 14 x 21.5"  $535
    Gool Ol' Bouys  watercolor 14 x 14"  $350
    Koi & Water Lily  watercolor 14 x 21.25"  $535
    Pink Lily  watercolor 13.5 x 12.25"  $295
    Smith Rock, Oregon  watercolor 10.25 x 11"  $205
    Punchbowl Falls 11 x 14", watercolor $195
    Medici Vineyard 14 x 14", watercolor $245
    Brookside Pond  17 x 21", watercolor, framed $445
    Fire In The Water  21 x 14", watercolor $365
    Cathedral Ridge Vineyard 22 x 15", watercolo$395

    View the entire collection: Kathy Delumpa Allegri


    Please use our convenient contact form at the lower right 
    to inform us of your selections and to request an invoice, or email: 
    LoraFisher@GalriMontaj.com

    Artwork will be shipped within 7 days of payment receipt.
    No charge for shipping to U.S. customers.