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Wood & Waterfalls

Art Presence Art Center offers a glimpse of this greening in our February Guest Artist show. Aptly titled Wood & Waterfalls, this new show will feature stunning functional art from the Siskiyou Woodcraft Guild. From fabulous furnishings and home decor to indoor “biologically active” sculptured rock waterfalls, this will be a show like none before. Come celebrate the timeless art of woodcraft and the beauty of nature.

Wood & Waterfalls opens Friday, February 3, with a reception on Saturday, February 4 from 1–3 pm, and continues through Sunday, February 26 at 5 pm.

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Reception on Feb. 5 for the member’s show at Mill Art Center in Honeoye Falls. My friends Jean and Bill Stephens and many others will be exhibiting work. It’s another great place to find interesting work from regional artists.

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The "is" in this

All the swallows sing of sky,

& I try to wintry listen

to the is of this

the is in this. 

Year of the Rabbit

Happy Lunar New Year! It’s the Year of the Rabbit! From most accounts I’ve read, the rabbit symbolizes peace, hope, tranquility, beauty and grace. Or…a calmer, more gentler year. This is the year that we are supposed to enjoy relaxation & contemplation.

I like this calendar holiday as I’ve always felt January 1st is too close to Christmas…how do you jump from fruitcake to treadmill so fast? You need to ease in. So here we go…a second chance at a fresh start to 2023.

Wishing everyone peace, tranquility and easy days ahead.

“Le Lapin” 10×10″

SOSA January News

Due to library availability, Southern Oregon Society of Arts first meeting of 2019 will be the THIRD Monday.

AGA January Art Opportunities

Schneider Museum of Art Saturday Salon: Pushing the Press

Ashland GalleriesJanuary Visual Arts News January = Art Opportunities

We’re excited to share a handful of fun and diverse art opportunities that are being offered this month to foster your inner creativity.

Jenay Elder, Oranges in Sunlight, Acrylic on Canvas Art & Soul AshlandBacklit Citrus Paint Night with Jenay ElderFriday, January 20, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Join Art & Soul Ashland and Jenay Elder to learn more about acrylic painting techniques while referencing brightly lit citrus. Best known for her textured notes of color, representational quality, and sensitive subject matter, Jenay has developed a sharp eye for depicting subjects that instill insight and familiarity. Registration includes materials, wine, and refreshments. For those who are interested in participating, please click here for more information.

Dennis McNett, Good Medicine, Woodblock Print Schneider Museum of ArtSaturday Salon: Pushing the PressSaturday, January 21, 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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Vanessa Jo Bahr at Central Art Gallery

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January Art Show at Central Art Gallery Featuring: Vanessa Jo BahrDuring Medford’s 3rd Friday Art Walk January 20th, 2023 5-8pm

Central Art Gallery announces its January 2023 “3rd Friday” Art Show, spotlighting the works of Vanessa Jo Bahr.

The show is titled “Next of Kin.”

The opening reception will be from 5-8pm during Medford’s Art Walk Friday, January 20th. Exhibition will be on display through 02/8/23. Central Art Gallery is located in downtown Medford at 101 N. Central.

Fri. 01/20 5-8pm – Art Walk (exhibition)

*Exhibit on display through 02/8/23* 

“My work exists as an invitation for viewers to examine their ecological interactions and relationships. I aspire to evoke deep reverence for the inherent connection with our plant and animal kin before they fade into distant memories due to human negligence. I create art as a form of activism and land stewardship that

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Joshua Huyser

Another wonderful painting by Joshua Huyser, from Instagram.

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Mika Salamon

I’m fascinated by painters associated with the Jerusalem Studio School who are taking perceptual painting in a lush, sensuous direction, with a luxuriant sense of color. I’m loving what they do with limited but rich palettes. Salamon’s work takes that esthetic to an extreme simplicity.

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Viridian’s juried show

Before I get to my impressions of the juried show currently on view at Viridian Artists, allow me a digression about the location depicted above in one of the exhibition’s paintings. On a visit to Fiji, my son reported back to me that he found there the poorest and happiest people he’d ever met. I […]

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