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Rogue Gallery October Exhibits

Fly, Bear, Peacock, woodcuts by Liv Rainey-Smith

Left to right: Fly, Bear, Peacock, woodcuts by Liv Rainey-Smith

In the Community Gallery:

Beast of Lore Woodcut Art of Liv Rainey-Smith

October 17 – November 21, 2014

Reception Friday, October 17, 2014 5:00–8:00pm

 

Inspired by medieval bestiaries, illustrated volumes from the Middle Ages cataloguing both real and mythical animals, the artist creates images incorporating folklore and traditions from diverse cultures. The images are created using one of the oldest methods of printmaking, woodcuts with oil-based ink on cotton rag paper.

 

Portland artist Liv Rainey-Smith specializes in hand-pulled xylographic prints. Her imagery draws primarily upon historic styles, folklore, dreams, and esoteric traditions. Rainey-Smith’s woodcut process incorporates a mixture of traditional and modern tools as well as a blend of European and Japanese printmaking technique. She prints her own fine art prints in small editions on both paper and animal parchment. “While I’ve drawn my inspiration from these centuries-old manuscripts, I’ve naturalized more aspects of the animal’s appearance, and incorporated bits of folklore from a diverse array of traditions and cultures” the artist states.

               

Main Gallery Exhibit:

Transparent Watercolor Paintings of the Watercolor Society of Oregon

October 4 – November 14, 2014

Reception: October 17th, 5:00 – 8:00pm

 

On display in the Main Gallery are transparent watercolor paintings selected from the Fall 2014 convention of the Watercolor Society of Oregon. The exhibit reflects the artistic diversity of the society’s talented members.  Southern Oregon artists represented in the exhibit include Linda Boutacoff, Betty Barrs, Lane Hall, Linda Hagen, Marilyn Hurst, Cecilia Pestlin, Peggy Stermer Cox, and Eve Withrow. “The expertise of the artists using the medium of transparent watercolor is impressive. The range of style and expression is inspiring” says Rogue Gallery Executive Director Kim Hearon.

 

The Watercolor Society of Oregon (WSO) is a statewide organization and consists of almost 1000 members. WSO’s primary goals are giving members the chance to display their work, and provide education opportunities. The WSO features semi-annual shows, which are juried by nationally recognized artists. Over 320 works were submitted for this exhibit, 80 paintings were chosen.

 

 

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is a non-profit community art center, founded in 1960 to promote and support the arts in the Rogue Valley. The center exhibits a wide range of artistic styles and mediums from local and national artists. Programming includes art educational opportunities for children and adults. 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.Call (541)772-8118 for more info or visit www.roguegallery.org.

 

Exhibition and Printmaking Workshop Announcement

Facing Left Raven, print by Rick Bartow

Facing Left Raven, by Rick Bartow

Exhibition Announcement:

Prints From The Plateau: The Works of Crow’s Shadow Institute of The Arts

Rogue Gallery is privileged to exhibit the works of Crow’s Shadow Institute of Art
August 22- September 27, 2014.
Reception and meet the Institute
’s Master Printmaker Frank Janzen, August 22, 5:00 8:00 pm.

The Rogue Gallery will exhibit works from the Crow’s Shadow Institute of Art’s portfolio of prints by the outstanding group of artists associated with the Institute. Among the artists exhibited will be James Lavadour, Marie Watt, Kay WalkingStick, Rick Bartow, Jenene Nagy, and Rick Gendron. Media includes lithographs, monoprints, and woodcuts.

Located in near Pendleton, Oregon, Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts is a nonprofit organization that emphasizes contemporary, fine-art printmaking. They also function as a venue to practice traditional Native American art practices including weaving, bead working, and regalia making of the Plateau region. The institute houses a spacious gallery and world-class printmaking studio. Known for their exceptional printmaking, Crow’s Shadow showcases emerging and established artists to produce monotypes, monoprints and print editions which include lithographs, etchings, linocuts, and woodcuts.

The Institute’s Master Printmaker, Frank Janzen will be in attendance at the opening reception on August 22nd from 5:00 8:00 pm. He will then conduct a weekend workshop on monotypes.

Printmaking Workshop:

Monotype Workshop, Crow’s Shadow Institute of Art

Taught by: Crow’s Shadow Institute of Art’s Master Printmaker, Frank Janzen Date: Saturday and Sunday, August 23 and 24th, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Members: $189
Non-Members: $215
Most materials provided. BFK Reeves paper available to purchase in Rogue Studio Limited to 10 students, we encourage you to sign up early
Skill level: Intermediate

North Coast Printmakers Collective “Odyssey” Exhibit at CCC Art Center Gallery

Ink II In the studio of Marie Powell. Photo by Marie Powell

“Ink II” In the studio of Marie Powell. Photo by Marie Powell

Clatsop Community College will host a new exhibit by the North Coast Printmakers Collective in its Art Center Gallery, beginning with an opening reception, Thursday, July 24th at 6pm and continuing through September 19th. The opening reception will include light refreshments and live music, and the public is cordially invited. This special summer exhibit is sponsored in part by the Clatsop Community College Foundation.

 

“Odyssey” asks each of the participating artists to represent a personal journey of discovery and growth as an artist. Momentum points in the journey might be new techniques, new content or new relationships to the work. Each artist’s odyssey is unique and is the foundation of her or his mission as an independent artist.

 

The North Coast Printmakers Collective is a diverse and talented group of established and emerging artists working to express personal insights and shared aesthetics.  Participating artists from the Collective for this show include: Vicki Baker, Elizabeth Bonn-Zimmerman, Sarah Baumert, Reed Clarke, Roger Hallin, Normandie Hand, Kirsten Horning, Pat Howerton, Gin Laughery, Marie Powell, Ben Rosenberg, Penny Treat, Roxanne Turner and Janet Wade.

From July 24th through August 16th, the Gallery will be open Mon.-Thurs. 9-5 p.m., and Fri.-Sat. 1-4 p.m., with artists in attendance Friday and Saturday.  The Gallery will not be open July 4th & 5th. Hours after August 16th will be by appointment.

Please direct inquiries to:  Kirsten Horning, 503-338-2341; khorning@clatsopcc.edu.

 

SOAR Welcomes Pam Haunschild!

Quail, by Pam Haunschild

Quail, by Pam Haunschild

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is delighted to welcome Pam Haunschild, who specializes in abstract nature art, to the Visual Artist and Art Education directories! We have thoroughly enjoyed looking at her charming paintings, collages and monotype prints, inspired by natural subjects and sometimes incorporating them. If you don’t know Pam and her work already, we are happy to introduce you to her and hope you will visit her website so you can enjoy becoming a bit more familiar with her wonderful artistic style.

“After a career as a social science Professor, I moved to a wooded property near Ashland and now have time to pursue my lifelong interest in art.  I am inspired by the natural beauty of our region and include flora and/or fauna in all my paintings.  My work is abstract, but the natural elements, e.g., flowers, birds, fish, can be identified.  I try to convey emotion and an appreciation of nature through bright colors and strong design elements.  Much of my work is mixed-media, and I often use fibers, wood, and other natural materials.

“A self-professed ‘workshop junkie,’ I am also taking college art courses and teaching workshops at Ashland Art Center and for OLLI at SOU.  You can see my work at the Ashland Art Center‘s Main Gallery.”

Pam has a number of gallery exhibits and events planned for the remainder of 2014 where you can also see her work in person:

July                      Rogue Valley Manor          Medford
September          Belle Fiore Winery            Ashland
September          Ashland Open Studios Tour
October               ArtOberfest                        Cave Junction
November          Bloomsbury Books            Ashland

Please help us give Pam a warm welcome to the Southern Oregon Artists Resource–see her new listing for a complete set of web links and contact information, visit her Facebook page and show her some love with a “like”! Even better, register for one of her workshops or purchase a piece of her fabulous art!

North Coast Printmakers Collective “Odyssey” Exhibit at CCC Art Center Gallery

In the studio of Marie Powell. Photo by Marie Powell.

In the studio of Marie Powell. Photo by Marie Powell.

Clatsop Community College will host a new exhibit by the North Coast Printmakers Collective in its Art Center Gallery, beginning with an opening reception, Thursday, July 26th at 6pm and continuing through September 19th. The opening reception will include light refreshments and live music, and the public is cordially invited. This special summer exhibit is sponsored in part by the Clatsop Community College Foundation.

“Odyssey” asks each of the participating artists to represent a personal journey of discovery and growth as an artist. Momentum points in the journey might be new techniques, new content or new relationships to the work. Each artist’s odyssey is unique and is the foundation of her or his mission as an independent artist.

The North Coast Printmakers Collective is a diverse and talented group of established and emerging artists working to express personal insights and shared aesthetics.  Participating artists from the Collective for this show include: Vicki Baker, Elizabeth Bonn-Zimmerman, Sarah Baumert, Reed Clarke, Roger Hallin, Normandie Hand, Kirsten Horning, Pat Howerton, Gin Laughery, Marie Powell, Ben Rosenberg, Penny Treat, Roxanne Turner and Janet Wade.

From July 24th through August 16th, the Gallery will be open Mon.–Thurs. 9-5 p.m., and Fri.–Sat. 1–4 p.m., with artists in attendance Friday and Saturday.  The Gallery will not be open July 4th & 5th. Hours after August 16th will be by appointment.

Intensive Printmaking Workshop at CCC

Royal Nebeker, Printmaker

Royal Nebeker, Printmaker

Royal Nebeker, internationally known printmaker, will teach a seven week printmaking class at Clatsop Community College this summer for beginning, intermediate, and professional printmakers. The workshop will be conducted on Fridays, 3pm-8pm, and Saturdays, 10am-4pm, beginning June 27 and extending through August 16, and will be held in the CCC Art Center Gallery, 1799 Lexington Avenue, Astoria.

Register online at www.clatsopcc.edu/register or call 503-338-2438. You can also register in-person at the Student Services Center, 1717 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, Monday through Thursday, 9am to 5pm. Cost of this workshop is $340.

Please direct inquiries to: Student Services, 503-338-2438.

Upcoming Printmaking Workshops

The Print Studio @ AAC is excited to share two upcoming printmaking workshops: Collagraphy and Screen Printing. We also want to remind everyone that artists with printmaking experience and returning students can find helpful assistance and follow-up instruction at our weekly, drop in Open Labs, Mondays and Wednesdays, from 10:00 – 1:00, for $15. For questions about the Print Studio @ AAC, email aacprintstudio(at)gmail.com or visit our page on AAC’s website here.

Collagraphy with Liz MacgregorCollagraphy with Liz Macgregor starts this Saturday, May 3, and there are four spaces still available. We are announcing need-based discounts for anyone who is interested in the workshop but the cost is prohibitive (see registration form for contact info). Also note, all returning Print Studio students get to take the class for the Member price.

Collagraphy with Liz | Saturdays, May 3 and 10, 1:00 – 3:00  |  $40 Members, $45 General, includes materials

Click here for the registration form

Collagraphy with Liz Macgregor
Collagraphy with Liz Macgregor
Collagraphy with Liz Macgregor
Collagraphy with Liz Macgregor

Screen Printing with Laura ZukowskiScreen Printing with Laura Zukowski is a three-day workshop where students will dive into the art of low-tech, low-cost screen printing. They will draw a design of their choice on a screen, create a stencil of their design, and print the design on a t-shirt. Students can bring extra shirts or material to print on. Class size is limited to 6. Ages 12+. Scholarships available for youth. Also note, all returning Print Studio students get to take the class for the Member price.

Friday – Sunday, May 23 – 25, 5:30 – 7:30 pm each day  |  $105 Members, $115 General, includes materials

Click here for the registration form

 

Screen Printing with Laura Zukowski
Screen Printing with Laura Zukowski
Screen Printing with Laura Zukowski
Screen Printing with Laura Zukowski

 

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: ashlandgalleries.com

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: jega4art@gmail.com 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.

Summer Recap!

Ashland Art Center Print Studio

 

Print Studio Summer Special

We had a very successful summer special, and are continuing our $40 a month rate. Be sure to stop by and check out our newly renovated space! Visit the Print Studio’s page to learn more.
 

Rust Prints book by Tiffany Hokanson

 

Rust Prints Class

Tiffany Hokanson taught a workshop on printmaking with rust. Students enjoyed learning this technique with Tiffany who developed a body of work in rust prints during her artist in residence in AAC’s Print Studio spring 2013.

 

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Duck Pond Epiphany by Tracey Barnes Priestley

 

 

Author Talk

Author Tracey Barnes Priestley gave an engaging and entertaining presentation describing her process as a writer. She also read aloud some favorite passages from her book, giving us insight into what she loved most about this story and what it meant to her to create it.

You can still purchase her books in our main gallery… pick up your copy today!

Visit Tracy’s blog to learn more.

 

 

AAC 4th of July Parade 2013

 

4th of July

We were so happy with the community participation we received at our free community art sessions. The AAC community had a blast painting aprons and collaging flags to celebrate our favorite American artists. We won 3rd place in the non-profit category of parade entrants.

 

 

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Josie Rodriguez Encaustic Demo

 

 

Encaustic demo

On July 13, San Diego artist Josie Rodriguez gave an engaging demo on encaustic art, the process of painting and layering with melted and colored beeswax. Josie demonstrated dozens of techniques, including laying down colors, adding collage elements, engraving the wax, and doing design transfers. In a slideshow presentation of her work, we saw her love of experimentation and examples of a wide range of processes and techniques, including sculptures created with beeswax and paper made of thinly sliced fruit and vegetables.

There will be an encaustic workshop  with Josie in 2014. Check back later for details!

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Flying Circus Art Camp with Amy Godard NavickasAmy Godard Navickas' Flying Circus Art CampFlying Circus Art Camp

Amy Godard Navickas taught a fabulous kids art camp, where everyone made circus art projects in clay and mixed media! Students also made circus-themed shoe box dioramas. Their inspiration came from Alexander Calder, surrealist artists like Picasso, and 19th century circus posters.

 

 

 

 

 

Wordpress Workshop with David Gordon

WordPress Workshop

A full room of eager students learned tips and tricks for successfully creating and managing their own WordPress sites! AAC artist and website developer David Gordon has created WordPress websites for Ashland Art Center, Judith Pavlik, Jo Ann Manzone, and many more.

Visit David’s website to learn more.

 

 

 

 

Art for Book Cover Designs with Ashland Creek Press

Career Development Workshop

This quarter’s very popular career development workshop was led by Midge Raymond and John Yunker, co-founders of local publishing company Ashland Creek Press. Participants enjoyed an informative presentation introducing artists with the world of creating art for book cover designs.

Visit Ashland Creek Press’ website to see more of their beautiful cover designs.

 

 

 

Japanese School Group

 

Japanese School Group

AAC was honored and excited to hold two classes for the Showa Mura Homestay group. Eight Japanese teenagers, their parent chaperones, and local hosts, joined AAC artists Denise Kester, Nathan Clinton and Alissa Clark for fun workshops in paste paper painting and ceramics. It was wonderful to see the Japanese students getting their hands dirty and playing while making art. (We’ll see them again next year!)

 
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Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts Seeks New Executive Director

Crow's Shadow Institute for the Arts logo

Position Announcement

Title: Executive Director, Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts

48004 St. Andrew’s Road, Pendleton, Oregon 97801

CSIA is searching for an ED who can embrace and fulfill the mission and vision of CSIA, and who can bring energy, experience and intellect to the task of moving CSIA into its next decade of growth.

Crow’s Shadow’s mission is to provide a creative conduit for educational, social, and economic opportunities for Native Americans through artistic development. CSIA’s programs focus on the fine art of printmaking and traditional Native arts education.

CSIA envisions being a creative center for contemporary Native and non-Native artists locally, nationally and internationally through the medium of fine-art printmaking.

Experience with fine-art printmaking and its marketing, knowledge of the contemporary art world, skill in grant writing and building a donor base, and the ability to imagine future programming for CSIA are all desired qualities.

CSIA will give preference to those who have experience working in cross-cultural settings, who have knowledge and interest in contemporary indigenous art, who have knowledge of tribal culture, and who have had capital campaign experience.

The Executive Director is responsible for the overall management of CSIA in accordance with the operating policies as approved by the Board of Directors. In addition to general administration, the Executive Director is responsible for the day-to–day management of the facilities, coordinating with staff in program planning and fundraising for CSIA.

Reports to: Board of Directors

Salary: $60,000 – 65,000 annual salary, DOE

Status: Full-time, Exempt

Benefits: Annually: 12 days paid vacation leave; 8 days paid sick leave; 11 paid holidays

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree, any field
  • Three years increasingly responsible non-profit work experience
  • Excellent speaking, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft applications, QuickBooks
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team

Position open until filled; first review August 28, 2013.

For the complete job description, please refer to the Crow’s Shadow website. To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and 3 references to: CSIA, 48004 St. Andrew’s Road, Pendleton, OR 97801

For further information, contact James Lavadour, Board President at jlavadour@oregontrail.net Or phone (541) 276-3954