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Rachel Murphree
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I'm a watercolor artist from El Paso, part time librarian, and formerly very busy volunteer in PTA activities at my daughters' school.
I'm a watercolor artist from El Paso, part time librarian, and formerly very busy volunteer in PTA activities at my daughters' school.

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If you’re looking for a unique gift for that special someone, occasion, (or even for yourself!), consider having a commission painted of your favorite pet in watercolor.  I work closely with you, meet the pet if possible, and work from your closeup…

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Come visit us Sunday, December 17th from 12-4 at the Marketplace’s Customer Appreciation Open House!   The entire store of unique and special and antique gifts is all discounted that afternoon only….I will have magnets, cards, prints, and ornaments for…

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I’m really pleased to announce that I’m having a one woman show at the Woman’s Club of El Paso during the month of December.  I will have a dozen or so paintings showing there, and the hours the beautiful historic building is open to the public are Monday…

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I have been busy working behind the scenes in getting photos of my jewelry up on my online store, and also making more jewelry to bring to Queen of Peace’s Holiday Bazaar going on this weekend.  I’ll be in the main hall and look forward to seeing you…

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I’m in search of a title for this second piece started en plein air at Ardovino’s Desert Crosssing and finished at home.  It’s mostly watercolor with some watersoluble ink.  I can be unimaginative in my titles, so I need your help! If you are familiar…

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I am thrilled that my plein air painting “Mecca Lounge Morning” was selected to be one of the postcards advertising Ardovino’s Desert Crossing’s 20th anniversary starting in November. The Plein Air Painters of El Paso will have an exhibit inside the…

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I’m pleased to announce that I again have a physical place in town to show my work on a daily basis!  I’ve joined a booth of other artists at the Marketplace @ the Placita Santa Fe, which is a large gift shop with an eclectic mix of special things for…

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At my last show a customer suggested I look into making my works into jewelry.  I thought it was a fabulous idea and so for Saturday’s show at Western Hills Methodist bazaar I will have keychains and pendants (which can also be Christmas ornaments– for…

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I have had these frames for artists trading cards since the time ATCs were all the rage, and I am glad I held on to them. They are perfect to display my watercolor magnets. Wish I had at least another one. I have to see if they are still for sale.  Today…

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I am putting the finishing touches on this piece which will be donated to the Art Con Corazon fundraiser run by El Paso Human Services, Inc.  for their programs helping current and former foster youth.    This is a first for me, not in donating, but in…
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