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Flowers of Hope

Artists’ Reception

at Roxy Ann Winery

was amazing!!

Great friends, good food, drink
 and lots of fun!
Thank you to everyone who came out to support the artists!
The votes are in!
Melanie Dines’
Fuchsia Panel
won the
$50 gift certificate
It was a close call between many panels
 but Melanie’s panel won by one vote.

Thank you to Brenda

and everyone at Roxy Ann

for being part of our program!

Fall Class Lineup
 Fused Glass: Dichroic Jewelry
September 27th
One Saturday Afternoon
Grab attention with beautiful dichroic glass jewelry you make yourself! Cabochons for necklaces or earrings; they all will dazzle your friends!Learn to cut them so they come out perfect every time. Compatible glass and lots of dichroic glass is included.

Make several pieces for $55

 Glass Fusing Basics

October 11th & 18th
Two Saturday Afternoons

Learn one of the fastest growing mediums in glass! In this two week class you’ll complete a 4″ tile and a small fused & slumped plate. Covers firing programs, volumn control, prepping kiln shelves and ware and much more!
All supplies are included.

 Painting with Frit

October 25th
One Saturday


Learn to use frit, hand pulled stringers and confetti to quickly add dimension and a painterly quality to your fused glass art.
Find out how easy it is to develop your sketches from photos and other inspiration. These panels can be a great reference guide for future projects.

All frit, confetti, stringers, glass and lunch are included.


Glass Fusing Basics or equivalent is required.


 Flowers of Hope Fusing Workshop

Even if you’ve never done any glass fusing before you can make an 8″ x 8″ fused panel to donate to Flowers of Hope.
$10 buys you a base piece of glass, access to all frits, stringers and noodles, hanging hardware and firing. Come in and try your hand at fusing and find out how easy and fun it can be. You’ll also be doing a wonderful thing for a woman going through a tough time.
TRY FUSING!  Workshop
The same class only you get to keep it!  Learn about using frits, stringers and noodles in this easy workshop!    $15
October   18               10am-12n
November 15              10am-12n
Is there a class listed on our website that you would like to take that isn’t scheduled yet?  Send me an email and let me know.  That’s how I know when to schedule our classes.  If you have 5-6 people we can schedule private parties.

click here to check out our classes


Need a Kiln?  Rent one of ours!


Bring in your fused work and we will fire it for you!


Projects small enough to fit on a 7″ shelf:              $   5.00

One or more projects on a 13″ round shelf:                8.00

Fuse + Slump on 13″ shelf:                                         12.00

Projects on a 20″ shelf:                                                11.00

Fused + Slump on a 20″ shelf:                                    14.00

Long Bubble Squeeze  add                                            3.00



 Morning Workshops: 

Come join our morning workshops on Wednesday and Saturday mornings from 10a – Noon.  Use our tools and workshop space.  $10 for 2 hours!  Call to reserve your space.  You can do a Flowers of Hope panel during any of our workshops…or a “Try Fusing” panel to get you started in fusing.  You can also schedule bigger projects.  Contact us for more information.

A Glassy Event at Caprice Vineyards

A Glassy Event at Caprice Vineyards Featuring local glass artists Jessica Carrara of LightGarden Glass Art and Dawn Lucero of Glass Village August 8, 9 & 10 12-5pm, Glass Art Available for Purchase, Saturday Live glass demonstrations of torch working and fusing techniques, Wine tastings, Sunday Live music by Phil King and more wine tasting! 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point 541-499-0449

SOAR Welcomes Glass Artist Jessica Carrara

Sunflower Path, glass art by Jessica Carrara

Sunflower Path, glass art by Jessica Carrara

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is delighted to welcome glass artist Jessica Carrara to the Visual Artists Directory! We hope you will join us in a warm welcome by visiting her listing and using the links to visit her website and Facebook page, and giving her page and posts a like. Here’s more about the artist in her own words:

I have always liked to draw and paint. Before I ever touched a piece of stained glass I used draw stained glass designs because I liked the line drawings. Once I learned how to craft glass into stained glass panels in the early 80’s, I was hopelessly hooked. Over the years I have explored mosaics, sandblasted glass, torch work and fused glass. I love it all! Each medium of glass work offers its own unique qualities and can be combined with other facets until you have an incredible piece of work.

Fall Birches, glass art by Jessica Carrara

Fall Birches, glass art by Jessica Carrara

In 1983 I started my first stained glass studio and knew that I would be doing this the rest of my life. Thirty years, and many commissions, classes and clients later it has all been a great investment of time. I attended the World Glass Congress Expo in Las Vegas, Reno and Seattle. I was on the Board of Directors for the International Guild of Glass Artists from 1992-1995. I had the pleasure of doing work for Jimmy Buffett in the mid-nineties and Sammy Hagar’s website in the late nineties. I have completed 7 large church windows for Zion Lutheran Church in Medford since 2000. I received a Ruby Award in 2013 from the North Valley Soroptimists for our Flowers of Hope; a program where our students and customers build 8” x 8” glass panels to be given to women diagnosed with breast cancer. We collect them all year, have an Artist’s Reception with all the panels on display, then deliver them to Women’s Imaging at Rogue Valley Hospital for Breast Cancer Awareness month in October. This is our 10th year and we have collected over 600 panels.

Crow, glass art by Jessica Carrara

Crow, glass art by Jessica Carrara

The last few years I have been concentrating more on glass fusing. The challenge with stained glass, for me, was to get more detail in the design. Fused glass really allows you to do that. Stained glass done well, can be difficult, exacting and demanding. Glass fusing is more free and open and the possibilities are endless.


AGA Spotlight Gallery Exhibits - January 2014

Ashland Gallery Association January 2014 Exhibits

Ring in the New Year with the Ashland Gallery Association First Friday Art Walk, January 3rd, from 5 to 8 pm!

Stroll the galleries in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Pick up a Gallery Tour Map at any member gallery or the Chamber of Commerce.

Enjoy this free community event filled with spectacular artwork, live music, refreshments and conversation with other art enthusiasts!

Most exhibits run throughout the month of January.

Visit our website for more information about all of the exhibits:

Weisinger’s Family Winery

Bruce Barnes Watercolors

Image of a watercolor painting by Briuce Barnes, part of his show at Weisinger's Winery art gallery in Ashland, Oregon January 2014

Watercolor by Bruce Barnes

BRUCE BARNES combines a love of the outdoors with his painting. He has hiked and painted often in Oregon, California, Canada, and across Europe. His sketchbook, paints, and brushes are always part of his pack.

Late in his career as an engineer, at the urging of an artist friend, Bruce began studying art and watercolor through a U.C. Berkeley weekend extension course. This soon led to an invitation to become a member of the Berkeley Watercolor Society, which built his confidence.

He and fellow-artist/wife Nancy left Berkeley in 1993 to spend a happy decade living near Mount Shasta, California. They moved to the Rogue Valley in 2002, where he paints en plein air with The Artists’ Workshop in Jacksonville, and The Rogue River Artists Group.

Barnes is a juried member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon, and featured in Ashland Magazine. Dozens of his paintings are now displayed in homes and businesses across the country, with a few in Europe.

More of his paintings may be seen at Gallerie Karon in Ashland. He welcomes commissions to paint private homes and favorite scenes. He may be reached at his Ashland studio at 541-201-1947.

JEGA Gallery & Sculpture Garden

Image of a bronze sculpture of a cowgirl from the january 2014 group sculpture show at JEGA Gallery, Ashland, Oregon

“Sheriff,” Bronze sculpture by Lucious M. Upshaw, 
limited edition of 30

Bodacious Contemporary Art

Be prepared for a bodacious mix of contemporary art including: stone sculptures, paintings, drawings, prints and outdoor art for your garden.

Current exhibit includes artwork from the following artists:

  • Jason Bueter: metalwork and photography
  • Christopher Dworin, ceramic sculptures
  • Dawn Ferrari: stone sculptures
  • Kristian Royce, digital collages
  • Tej Steiner: ceramic sculptures
  • Lucious Upshaw, bronze sculptures
  • Daniel Verner’s acrylic paintings
  • Wilkins-O’Reily Zinn, bricolage prints
  • J. Ellen Austin: intriguing stone and mixed media sculptures.

JEGA Hours: Tue-Sat at 11-4pm & by appointment.  Open 1st Fridays art walks until 8:00 p.m.  Please contact us for more information: or telephone (541) 488-2474.

Illahe Studios and Gallery

Steven Cornett & Holly Kilpatrick – “Trajectory Series”, a collaboration in printmaking, painting and glass arts

image of a painting by Holly Kilpatrick shown at Illahe Studios and Gallery, Ashland, Oregon January 2014

“Trajectory Series” Holly Kilpatrick

Our first exhibit of the New Year will be a collaborative project, “Trajectory Series” from Holly Kilpatrick and Steven Cornett. Holly, a printmaker/painter layers imagery, texture and color to create rich, dynamic abstract pieces and glass artist.  Steven Cornett produces hand blown lamps, bowls and sculptural forms with impeccable craftsmanship.

HOLLY KILPATRICK is a sculptor, printmaker, and an encaustic artist. Primarily a self-taught artist, she has gleaned instruction over the years from kindred artists who have shared their expertise with her, as well as her own research and experimentations.  While pursuing her own path to formal art education, Holly has become an arts education specialist and advocate. Holly is currently the Coordinator of Education Outreach at the Schneider Museum of Art.

STEVEN CORNETT began working with glass in 1989 at Virginia Commonwealth University.  While there he earned his BFA in glass and ceramics in 1992.  He then attended the MFA program at Rochester Institute of Technology before returning to VCU to receive his MFA in glass in1996.  Steven continued to refine his skills while working for various glass artist including Dale Chihuly, in Seattle,Wa.  He currently creates glass in a small studio in Talent Oregon.

Join us for the Artists’ Reception, held during Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk on January 3rd, 5 ~ 8 p.m.  Ring in the New Year with other art lovers and meet the artists.  Wine and light refreshments will be served along with the music of Laura Christine Anderson.

Ashland Art Center

Oil Paintings by David Gordon

image of an oil painting by David Gordon, shown at Ashland aRt Center, Ashland, Oregon

Oil painting by David Gordon

“Celebrate that creative process which connects us to the part of our being that is fluid, vivacious, effervescent and unpredictable.” – David Gordon

David Gordon’s expressive paintings show his heightened awareness of color relationships and his freedom of application. His art urges viewers to focus on those experiences that are fresh and beautiful. Visit David in his studio at the top of the stairs above the main level.
Show opens Friday, January 3, 5:00 – 8:00 pm
As always, visitors will find galleries, open studios, art, and artists on all three floors of the Art Center. There will also be refreshments and live music.
Live music will be performed by Pat O’Scannell and Sean Connors, traditional Irish music.

Special Show in the Classroom:

Stop motion animation is a very simple medium and one with immense potential! See examples and techniques for stop motion using clay, paper, fabricated puppets and sets, or even found objects. AAC will be offering classes in stop motion in 2014, this show is an opportunity for us to hear from you, to get feedback on what type of learning opportunities you would like to see in this broad and beautiful medium.

Illahe Studios and Gallery November Group Glass Show

With artists Steven Cornett, Evie Ault, Patti Wessman, Terry Cooper Sullivan


We are proud to represent such a high level of craftsmanship with the four glass artists that will be featured in this year’s Group Glass Show.   Evie Ault, Steven Cornett, Patti Wessman and Terry Cooper Sullivan skillfully take the craft of glass in unique directions and forms using both hand blowing and fusing techniques.  Join us for the Artists’ Reception, held during Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk on November 1st from 5 ~ 8 p.m.  Enjoy the crisp autumn evening with other art lovers and meet the artists.  Wine and light refreshments will be served along with the music of Lincoln Zeve.

"Red Vanilla Bowl" Evie Ault

“Red Vanilla Bowl” by Evie Ault




Over the past 20 years I have been inspired and motivated by all aspects of art glass.  I settled upon the craft of fusing (kilnformed glass) and the various techniques associated with it, such as sandblasting, enameling, pattern bars, mold making, casting and painting.

I’ve been drawn to the strong and colorful designs that are developed in repetitive patterns.  First I start by cutting strips of glass then rearrange the glass into a design.  After fusing the design into a solid piece of glass with the new pattern, I incorporate the various techniques mentioned above and form the final piece of art.



Blown Glass by Steven Cornett

Blown Glass by Steven Cornett


Steven took his first glassblowing class in 1989 with Kent Ipsen, a man known for his life sized lead crystal castings. His interest sparked, Steven entered the glass program at Virginia Commonwealth University, and went on to earn his BFA in glass and ceramics by 1992.   During his undergraduate coursework at VCU, Steven transitioned quickly from student to teacher. He was appointed by the faculty to teach both introductory and then advanced courses. His talents as a glassblower enabled him to land a full-ride scholarship for both his undergraduate work at VCU and a Masters program at Rochester Institute of Technology. While attending R.I.T. from 1993-1994, Steven was once again recognized for his creativity and skill, and was enlisted to teach glassblowing, glass-casting, sand­ casting, cold-working and glass fusion to undergrads. Tom Farbanish, a well-known glass artist trained under Italian Glass Master, Lino Tagliapietra, recruited Steven as a Teacher’s Assistant.  Impressed by Steven’s technical ability, Tom asked Steven to assist on a personal project that was eventually shown in Washington D.C.

In 1994, Steven returned to VCU to finish his coursework, and obtained his M.F.A. in glass by 1996. Steven then headed west to Seattle, and started teaching both beginning and advanced courses at the Seattle Glassblowing Studio. In 1997, he was quickly snapped up by “Team Chihuly,” where he worked on such projects as the Bellagio Hotel installation in Las Vegas; Temple of the Sun and Temple of the Moon in Paradise Island, Bahamas; Sleeping Lady Retreat in Leavenworth, Washington; and Dale Chihuly’s own personal Pergola Ceiling and Pergola Pool in his Seattle residence. In addition to his full-time work with Chihuly, Inc., Steven also free-lanced for nationally known glass sculptor, Martin Blank. In 1999, Steven was promoted to gaffer (lead artist) for Chihuly’s Portland Press Special Edition” art pieces. He remained in that position for 2 years before moving to Ashland, Oregon to open Gathering Glass Studio where he was owner/ artist until 2005. He currently creates custom work in studios in the Rogue Valley near his home in Ashland, Oregon.

"Tobacco Freeform" Terry Sullivan Cooper

“Tobacco Freeform” by Terry Sullivan Cooper


I was fascinated the first time I saw glass being blown, well over 20 years ago. I knew then that I would love it and someday work with this molten mistress. The opportunity arose in 2003 when a glass studio, Gathering Glass, opened in Ashland, Oregon. Beginner classes were offered and after the first class I knew that the wait was worth it. I continued classes and learning at Gathering Glass, working for studio time by assisting Steven Cornett and Scott Carlson. In 2007 I converted a garage into a glass studio and have continued to learn and create with Steven. My work has been in the Ashland Art Center, Ashland Artworks, and the Blue Heron in Ashland.

At times I strive to perfect the form and let colors enhance. Flawless shapes are a rare but exhilarating achievement with glass. Sometimes though, it is enough to let the glass create shapes and relationships with light that only glass can achieve.


I have always been captivated by patterns and structures in nature.  I once saw a mural that depicted the microscopic and the cosmic showing their similar structures and I loved it.  I will travel far and wide to view rock formations up close, spend hours watching wave patterns in the river or at the coast, and as a gardener observe vein patterns in leaves and rows of vines in fields.


Color is my other love.  Having worked for almost 30 years in clay and glazes I have to see the color in my head because what one sees in the raw liquid glaze is not what one gets in the finished pieceI am now working with glass, and what I see is what I get, with the lovely addition of colors melting together to form new yummy treats.

Local Artists Shine at Rogue Gallery for Glass Act Exhibit

glass-act-aib-invitationalExhibit Dates: May 10- June 21, 2013


(Medford, OR) – May 1, 2013– Light and color dance and play, casting reflections as the viewer moves around works of art created from glass. In the current exhibit at the Rogue Gallery & Art Center, the seductive medium of glass is exhibited in a variety of mediums by 4 very talented local artists.  Glass Act, the latest Main Gallery art exhibition, presents giant hand-blown grape cluster sculptural installations, nature and spirituality-inspired stained glass, colorful kiln-cast forms, and landscapes in layered glass.


Glass Act features Rogue Valley glass artists Evie Ault, Darla Baack, Mike Korpa, and Randall Perkins. The exhibition opens Friday, May 10th at 10:00 AM and will be open all day Saturday and Sunday, May 11-12th  during Art In Bloom. A special artists’ reception open to the public and free of charge will take place May 17th from 5:00 – 8:00 PM during Metro Medford’s Third Friday. All are welcome to see the exhibition during these special events and during the Rogue Gallery & Art Center’s open hours, Tuesdays- Fridays from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM and Saturdays from 11:00 – 3:00PM. Randall Perkins will be offering a special artist’s tour on Saturday, May 11th at 3:00PM. The show runs through June 21.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA


Evie Ault creates her one of a kind glass sculptures and forms through kiln formed glass techniques, or fusing. Using complex patterns and bold, opaque color combinations, Evie’s artwork reflects her joy in the journey into what is achievable with glass.


mike-korpaDarla Baack , a stained-glass artist, says of her work, “An abstract piece based on the natural world requires the viewer to be an active participant who not only considers the work but is also willing to patiently become a part of it, accepting the rhythms of nature and the pace of the soul.”


Mike Korpa creates landscapes in melted layers of glass, working in sheet glass with various sized frits (small grains of colored glass), forming individual pieces by lampworking (firing the piece with a torch).


Randall Perkins has been blowing glass since 1970 and is inspired by his wife’s gardens and the ever changing landscape. As an artist, Randall relies on repeatable shapes to build scale and form for each hand-blown glass sculptural installation.


This exhibit is sponsored by Southern Oregon Subaru and curated by the Rogue Gallery & Art Center. All exhibitions are open to the public and offered free of charge. The Rogue Gallery & Art Center offers a variety of exhibition opportunities for local and regional artists. For more information, please visit or stop by in person during open hours.
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The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is the Rogue Valley’s premier non-profit community art center founded in 1960 to promote and nurture the visual arts in the Rogue Valley. The Art Center showcases emerging and established regional artists, presents fine crafts by area artisans, and offers a broad range of visual art classes and workshops for all ages. RGAC is located in Medford at 40 South Bartlett Street. The hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. We are open every third Friday until 8:00pm.


November Group Glass Show at Illahe Studios and Gallery

Recent Gift, Glass Sculpture by Garry Price

Recent Gift, Glass Sculpture by Garry Price

Illahe Studios and Gallery’s featured artists for our November Group Glass Show are Evie Ault, Steven Cornett, Garry Price and Patti Wessman. Each of these exceptional glass artists takes a uniquely individual approach to their craft. Join us for a First Friday Artist Reception Friday November 2nd 5~8 p.m. and enjoy a beautiful crisp evening stroll with other art lovers. Wine and light refreshments will be provided along with music by Generation Jones



Over the past 20 years I have been inspired and motivated by all aspects of art glass.  I settled upon the craft of fusing (kilnformed glass) and the various techniques associated with it, such as sandblasting, enameling, pattern bars, mold making, casting and painting.



Garry Price works in glass and steel in innovative ways, fusing recycled glass into bold, striking forms. Discarded items like t.v. screens become objects of art.  “Meandering through nonordinary time, deeply steeped in the physics, chemistry and infinite forms of glass and steel, playing with juxtaposition of disparate elements while serendipity leads to yet another perfect fit.”



Glass Sculpture by Patti Wessman

Glass Sculpture by Patti Wessman


Patti is a glass artist and one of the resident artists at “g” Studios in  Napa, California.  Although she holds an MFA in ceramics from the University of Oregon in Eugene, she is currently intrigued with the color possibilities of fused and cast recycled glass.   Her current glass work is fused/cast glass woven into large glass “quilts” that  can serve as room dividers or window hanging. 



From the moment I first saw glass being blown, I was mesmerized by its molten glow.   The process drew me in, igniting what has become a twenty-year passion for glass.  I have always been fascinated by the life that each piece exudes when it is aglow, and have long tried to capture that essence.


In my new series of lanterns, I have infused the life of the fire into each finished piece. By adding light to traditional vessel shapes, I feel the spirit of the process.


For location and contact information, please see our listing at the Southern Oregon Artists Resource!



The Rogue Gallery & Art Center—southern Oregon’s premier non-profit community art center—will host the “Spirit in Hand” Holiday Boutique November 16-December 22, 2012. This is a juried show and sale of hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind gift items including fiber & wearables; pottery & ceramics; glass, metal & woodwork; jewelry; leatherwork; mixed media and upcycled & repurposed items; candles; and body care products will be considered. Small framed artwork (no larger than 12” in any direction) will also be considered.

Rogue Gallery and Art Center Call to Artists for Spirit in Hand Holiday Boutique

Image: Pottery by Penelope Dews and fiber work by Pat Ollivier

To apply, artists will submit photographs or a CD of 10 items for the jury’s consideration. For details and application form, go to our website,

Submission Deadline: October 12, 2012 by 5:00pm (Postmarked or hand-delivered to 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, OR 97501)
For information, contact Brooke (541)772-8118 x.301 or email
The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is the Rogue Valley’s premier non-profit community art center, founded in 1960 to promote and support the arts in the Rogue Valley. The Gallery offers local artists an opportunity to display their work, and because of its non-profit status can display a wide range of artistic styles and mediums not seen in commercial galleries. Aspiring artists, both children and adults, take classes from local artists and are exposed to a wide variety of artistic mediums.
The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is located in Medford at 40 South Bartlett Street. The hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and every third Friday from 5:00 to 8:00p.m.

Site Update for Jannie Ledard Glass Art

Serene Mandala, Stained Glass Art by Jannie Ledard, Talent, Oregon

Serene Mandala, Stained Glass Art by Jannie Ledard, Talent, Oregon



Just completed an update for, including several new stained glass mandalas! Check her Stained Glass page to see her newly added objets d’art, and when you find yourself in Jacksonville, Oregon, stop by the Art Presence Art Center to see them in person!

AGA August Featured Galleries

Kathleen Elliot, Apricot Sea Fan, 2012 , flameworked and sandblasted glass 14 x 16 x 4 inches

Kathleen Elliot, Apricot Sea Fan, 2012 , flameworked and sandblasted glass 14 x 16 x 4 inches

Davis and Cline Gallery

New Life Forms

The New Still Life

The Davis and Cline Gallery will launch its final set of two-month exhibitions on Friday August 1st at 5 pm.

“NEW LIFEFORMS” will feature the artwork of Kathleen Elliot, a San Francisco bay area glass artist whose flameworked and blown glass sculptures create a strange world of plants and animals that appear to meld in an inspired act of imaginative creationism..

“THE NEW STILL LIFE” is a special show in our visiting artist program for 2012. With special arrangements with the Froelick Gallery in Portland, richly layered mixed media paintings by Portland artist Katherine Ace revisit the idea of the Still Life art form in a contemporary way.


Passages: Burial At Sea II by Bruce Bayard

Passages: Burial At Sea II by Bruce Bayard

Studio A.B.
New Work by Bruce Bayard

Bruce Bayard presents a series of new collages called “Passages.” This latest work explores the symbolic territory of making long journeys across land, over sea, from one phase of life to another, and from life to death. Rich, saturated colors contrast against warm grays. Maps, ocean, wheels, moon, stars, and ship rigging convey nostalgia; a sense of vague, haunting memories.

The series is inspired by the moving collages presented during the concert series called “Triptychs,” presented by Bayard and Todd Barton every First Saturday at the DanceSpace.

Joe Cohoon plays bass for opening night Artwalk.

Three Special Flowers, Oil by Judy Richardson

Three Special Flowers, Oil by Judy Richardson

Art and Soul Gallery
People, Places and Things of Beauty
Oil and Pastel Paintings by Judy Richardson

“Beauty is something that can be experienced no matter where we are or what we are doing. The light shining through a leaf, the steam rolling off of your cup of coffee, the glint of the sun on a child’s hair can all be things of beauty. As an artist I am always looking for moments of beauty. When I look with my “artist eyes”, I see the world differently. I see shapes of color and light that work together to make form. My pleasurable task then becomes interpreting these moments for the viewer.”
“The works in this show are a collection of images from our travels, blossoms from our yard and people we have encountered in our journey through life. My wish is for you enjoy viewing them as much as I have enjoyed their creation.”

Dulcimer Music by Douglas Ross.



Clive R. Tyler "Grand River" 21 x 27 Pastel

Clive R. Tyler “Grand River” 21 x 27 Pastel

Adelante! Gallery and Tea House

New Works in Pastel by Clive R. Tyler

Clive Tyler, from Taos, New Mexico, has a passion for painting en plein air.  His pastel paintings, rich with light and color, are created in a classical oil painting style, capturing the heart of the western landscape. An ‘environment’ painter, Clive paints outdoors as much as possible, immersing himself in his locales, re-creating the experience of place.

His larger studio work is based on his plein-air painting experiences; Tyler often paints in a series as an effective way to represent the environment.

Winning numerous awards. Tyler’s paintings were recently published in the book, “Landscapes: 89 Painters’ Perspectives”. He exhibits his work in several museum exhibitions including the Buffalo Bill Cody Western Museum in WY and the C.M. Russel Museum in MT.