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Richard Newman to Exhibit at SOU Center for Visual Art

Richard Newman Exhibit at SOU Center for Visual Art

Richard Newman Show at SOU Center for Visual Art, Thorndike Gallery - Shifting Space/Sliding Planes "Space Oddity"

“Space Oddity” by Richard Newman, from the show Shifting Space/Sliding Planes

Richard Newman will be exhibiting a new suite of paintings at the SOU Center for Visual Art’s Thorndike Gallery.
Newman’s show, titled Shifting Space/Sliding Planes, opens Thursday, August 18, 2016, with a reception from 5–7:00pm. The exhibition remains on display through September 2, 2016.

2016 Ashland Open Studio Tour

The 2016 Ashland Open Studio Tour is coming!

October 8 & 9, 2016

Save the dates and explore the working spaces of your favorite Rogue Valley artists

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2016 Ashland Open Studio tour October 8 & 9, 2016

The Ashland Open Studio Tour is proudly sponsored by the Ashland Gallery Association.

I’m looking forward to exhibiting new work and prints at…

I’m looking forward to exhibiting new work and prints at Cascadia Art & Music Festival the third week in July! This event is filled to the brim with rad creative people, visionary art and magical happenings one could never predict- think live bee hives, exotic tea house, impromptu circus performances and live serpent tents. One hour north of Seattle and the highlight of summer. Purchase tickets at

July First Friday Event

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JULY First Friday FREE Community Art Event

July 1st @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Featured Gallery Artists: 

Hannah Bremmer- Ceramics & Leah Fanning- Paintings

Featured Gallery Artists: Hannah Bremmer- CeramicsFeatured Gallery Artists: Leah Fanning- Paintings











July Featured Studio Artists: Studio #6

Susanne Petermann’s ‘The Sky Series’– Collage Works, and

Zoe West’s ‘Let’s Party’– Masks & Sculpture 

July Featured Studio Artists: Studio #6 Susanne Petermann's 'The Sky Series'- Collage WorksJuly First Friday Event: July Featured Studio Artists: Studio #6 - Zoe West's 'Let's Party'- Masks & Sculpture











Downstairs Featured Artist:

Lisa Eldredge, “The Woodlands”– Ceramic Sculpture

Downstairs Featured Artist: Lisa Eldredge, "The Woodlands"- Ceramic Sculpture


“I draw heavily from my outings into the woods, to inspire my ceramic design elements. I incorporate natural colors, shapes, and textures to create works that make me feel connected to nature.

“The Woodlands” is the most literal of my work to date. This project  represents my musings on the physical and social relationships between people and wild animals, that take place where urban areas and woodlands interface.”





Featured Photographer:

Debra Rene Harder 

July First Friday Event : Featured Photographer: Debra Rene Harder Debra Rene Harder is an exceptionally skilled local photographer who will be showing a selection of her recent work, “A Method to The Madness” at the Photographers Gallery in the Ashland Art Center during the July First Friday Art Walk.

Debra began her photographic journey studying landscape and portrait photography inspired by the works of Ansel Adams and Annie Leibovitz, respectively.  In the early years, she focused primarily on honing her technical skills in the field and in the digital darkroom. Knowing what she can do with the skills she has developed has opened the door to many creative possibilities.  Debra enjoys traditional photography, but her true passion is creating ‘story-telling’ images; hence a window into her imagination.  The prints displayed this month at the Ashland Art Center, not only show her unique perspective, but also reflect the years spent refining her technique.

The print ‘My World’ depicts Debra’s dream sanctuary created as a composite using various landscapes captured in the Glencoe, Scotland region.  Additionally, two studio portrait prints, ‘Keeping Time’ and ‘Vegan Dining in Style,’ will be shown. These are character driven and convey a curious mood with a bit of humor.

Featured Musician:

July First Friday Event : Featured Musician: Accapellaré


Accapellaré is a local Ashland duo combining the spectacular voices of Jeffri Lynn Carrington and Zoé Laterreur. Be captivated by pure, rich harmonies and the beauty of two women who have dedicated their lives to the art of singing. Renaissance and Baroque music, Celtic songs, and Opera duets make up their repertoire.


Here are three brand new limited edition prints (which can be…

Here are three brand new limited edition prints (which can be purchased at accompanied by a Walter Russell quote. Much of what Russell has to say aligns with the concepts in my work and the nautilus painting above was inspired by one of his beautiful diagrams which depicts the various elements in nature. Enjoy!

“We are all electric creatures floating in the electric sea of this electric universe. Every electric thing in the entire universe breathes electrically into itself from the rest of the electric universe which is outside of itself. It also breathes out of itself into the rest of the universe. In more simple words, we might say everything in the universe is trying to become every other thing; and every condition of everything is trying to become every other condition.”

Dana Feagin Art News – June 2016

Click on the image below to view my June newsletter. This month’s news includes thoughts on my latest painting “Radio Flyer”, photos from the Galapagos and news about the Sanctuary One gift shop.


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June 2016 Announcements from Rogue Gallery

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June 2016 Announcements from Rogue Gallery

3rd Friday Reception This Friday, June 17, 5-8 pm

June 2016 Announcements from Rogue Gallery: Blending Poetry and Cloth quilt show

Studio Art Quilt Associates

June 3 – July 29, 2016

Reception: Friday, June 17, 5–8 pm

This exciting fiber exhibit features thirty-eight juried quilts from the Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) of the Oregon Region. SAQA member artists use color, texture and motion to blend poetic expression into intricate cloth creations. SAQA began in 1989 to represent fiber artists and to further quilting as an art form.

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June 2016 Announcements from Rogue Gallery : Sierra Fox, woodblock print by Melinda Whipplesmith Plank

Melinda Whipplesmith Plank, Sierra Fox, woodblock print

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Melinda Whipplesmith Plank:
State of Jefferson Impressions of Glacier

June 4 – June 30, 2016

Reception Date:Friday, June 17, 5–8 pm

Woodblock prints by Northern California artist, Melinda Whipplesmith Plank. This artist captures the natural beauty of the State of Jefferson in woodblocks featuring rich colors and textures together with energetic lines.

More June 2016 Announcements from Rogue Gallery

Make Art this Summer!

June 2016 Announcements from Rogue Gallery : summer art camp for youth



Printmaking Extravaganza, June 28-July 1

For a list of all the camps with their descriptions

Register here>>

Rogue Studio Life Drawing Sessions start this month!




Tuesdays, 6-8:30pm
June 21-July 26

Drop-in rate for one session is $10 or sign up for all six sessions for just $45.

Register here>>

For more adult art classes, visit

June 2016 Announcements from Rogue Gallery : Save the date for Rogue Gallery & Art Center's 2016 Auction

Spend a great night with friends enjoying delicious food and wine while supporting the gallery! Our annual fall benefit auction is our largest and most important fundraiser of the year. Check out photos from last year’s auction HERE

Rogue Gallery & Art Center’s 2016 Auction

Le Moulin Rogue

Saturday, September 24, 2016
RoxyAnn Winery
3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford
5:00 pm

Silent Auction & Cocktail Hour
followed byDinner & Live Auction

Dinner prepared by Jacksonville Inn
Serving RoxyAnn Wine
$65 Per Person

Tickets available HERE


Rogue Gallery has extended the submission deadline for our 2017 Community Gallery and Berryman Gallery exhibit series! Priority will be given to those who submitted by June 14, 2016. The new deadline for submissions for both galleries is now July 9, 2016. Click here:  for complete guidelines.

Interested in participating in the members’ exhibit “Celebrating 70 Years of Abstract Expressionism”… Drop-off is June 30, July 1 or 2 during gallery hours. See our calls to artists HERE>> for details.


Thanks for choosing Rogue Gallery as your NonProfit Organization for your Fred Meyer’s Rewards Card. In June, Fred Meyer sent out email requests to all Community Rewards members to re-link their cards to their favorite nonprofit organization. All you have to do is link your Fred Meyer Rewards Card at and select Non Profit Organization 88154 (Rogue Gallery & Art Center) as your organization. Then each time you use your Fred Meyer Rewards Card you will be helping us earn a donation from Fred Meyer, at no extra charge to you!

Shop Amazon? Support the Rogue Gallery while you shop on-line at Amazon. Simply shop through and  select Rogue Valley Art Association (DBA Rogue Gallery & Art Center) as your organization. Amazon will donate 0.5% of your eligible Amazon purchase to us, at no extra charge to you! Find out more here:

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MCAF Announces Call to Artists, Art Class for Youth, More

MCAF Announces Call to Artists, Art Class for Youth

MCAF Announces Call to Artists, Art Class for Youth, Father’s Day Print Sale, and Plans for Magna Deo Church and Cultural Center.

Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation Call for Entries “Words in Red”

MCAF announces call to artists, art class for youth : Words in Red Exhibition

A Seven City West Coast/Southwest Tour

For an artist there is no higher aspiration or honor than to use your gift to the glory of God. (I Corinthians 10:31). Others do not have your gift nor your voice. You have been endowed with a way of “seeing” and a calling to infuse your generation with grace and truth and beauty. In the midst of the collapsing cultural pillars, as many feel uncertainty and despair I invite you, we ask you to boldly create and answer the Call for Entries for this new traveling exhibit, “Words In Red – the Direct, Uncensored and Provocative Words of Jesus.”   His words have life-giving power and you can give them visual embodiment.   Deadline for juried entries is Sept. 1st, 2016.   For prospectus, entry form and other details see more.

Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Summer Art Academy Art Class for Youth

MCAF Announces Call to Artists, Art Class for Youth

Drawing with Realism in Pencil with Kim Ragsdale Phillips

By the age of 8 many professional artists we know today knew they wanted to be an artist—forever!  Masterpiece is passionate about training young artists with excellence in technical skills with a view to using their gifts to the glory of God. If you’re in the Ashland, Medford, Oregon area, then this class is for the young artist in your life. Give them a jump start and true confidence with this fun and foundational drawing class this summer in Ashland with award winning graphite/pencil artist Kim Ragsdale Phillips.
Cost:   $90 for 6 weeks (just $15 per 2 hour session)
Class size: 10 minimum, 18 maximum
At the beautiful and newly renovated “Upper Room”, 50 W. Hersey Street, Ashland, Oregon at Ashland Christian Fellowship
Register by June 21st  online  at
Or by calling 541.621.6015 for registration or questions.

Father’s Day Special

Father's Heritage by Michael Dudash framed printSpiritual Warfare & A Father’s Heritage Prints

by Ron DiCianni and Michael Dudash

18 x 24 print
The whole of Scriptures tells the true stories of fathers and sons and daughters. It is one of the most important life relationships but among the toughest yet most impacting jobs in the world.   These two framed prints can be an encouragement to a father in your life.  These two prints are available now for Father’s Day and through the month of June and if you place an order today or tomorrow they can be shipped to arrive by Father’s Day (some exclusions apply).
Regular price $475
Special Father’s Day Sale NOW through June just : $299 . Free regular ground shipping.
Order now to encourage the young father in your life
MCAF Announces Call to Artists, Art Class for Youth, More : Magna Deo, Biblical fine art Cultural Center


There’s a buzz in Southern Oregon.
(And we aren’t talking about the one created by the green leafed law recently passed by Oregon voters )
Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation has had extraordinary experiences and connected with over 40,000 thousand guests as we have traveled with our fine arts exhibits and art conferences.
Fine art provides a wide open door to conversation and interaction with individuals from all walks of life, languages, backgrounds and cultures…an opportunity to infuse a Biblical worldview into the cultural dialogue and experience.
Magna Deo is a vision to establish a church and cultural center dedicated to the reawakening of the truth, grace, beauty and nobility of Christianity through the vehicle of the fine arts, music, film-making, culinary arts, drama and education.
We’ve been eagerly awaiting a hearing with our local county commissioners in 4 – 6 weeks to give potential zoning approval to a large scale plan and vision.  Click For More about the Magna Deo project.
MCAF Announces Call to Artists, Art Class for Youth, More

Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation, 17575 Hwy. 66, Ashland, OR 97520


Hive Mind by Michelle Anderst, oil on wood, 12″x12″, $425. Now…

Hive Mind by Michelle Anderst, oil on wood, 12″x12″, $425. Now on view at Axis Gallery in Seattle. Purchase inquiries may be directed to [email protected]

Limited edition prints available at

Limited edition prints are available at

Limited edition prints are available at