Trending Articles

Friends of SOAR

For great posts about the business of art, check out The Artsy Shark HERE! reviews competitions and appeals seeking creative content, listing those that respect your copyrights and highlighting those that don't. Art Matters! publishes calls to artists, and not all of them may be compliant with ABoR's standards. Visit their site to learn more.
We support the Embedded Metadata Manifesto.  Metadata is information such as copyright notice and contact info you can embed in your images to protect your intellectual property, save time when uploading to social sites and promote your art. Click to visit the site and learn more.

A Welcoming Light at the SO Guild

Our summer Guild Member Art Exhibit, A Welcoming Light, opened with a free reception open to the public on Sunday, July 30 at the Guild Gallery & Art Center. Guild Members made short presentations about their artwork in the show related to our theme! Art enthusiasts enjoyed live Jazz music from Terry D. Davis. Join us for the next reception! The Guild Gallery & Art Center is located in the historic Kerby Belt Building at 24353 Redwood Highway Kerby, OR 97531 and is open to the public Tuesdays – Saturdays 11am-5pm.

Upcoming Classes & Workshops
Summer Paint & Sip with Pure Life Designs
Friday August 4 • 4-7pm at the Guild Gallery
Come unplug and explore your creative side with Ashley Mendes of Pure Life Designs for a SPRING PAINT & SIP EVENT on Friday August 4 from 4-7pm at the Southern Oregon Guild Gallery & Art Center in Kerby, OR. During this 3-hour relaxed painting session, Ashley will lead everyone through recreating one main picture of choice that you can add your own flair to. This event is great fun regardless of your skill level as no prior art experience is required. Your $50 ticket includes all the paint, supplies and focused instruction needed to create your own masterpiece, as well as snacks and your first glass of local wine provided by the Guild. Additional glasses are available at cost. Sign up to attend with friends or create new ones! Space is limited, so reserve your spot today. Offline payments are accepted! Ashley Mendes is an artist in southern Oregon who has had a passion for art and expression her whole life. She began Pure Life Designs to share her passion with others. A natural teacher with a warm personality, she guides you gently through the process of creating your artwork while teaching you techniques along the way. You can learn more about Ashley HERE!
  Click HERE to register for Paint & Sip

Color Theory II with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday Aug 5 • 1-4pm at the Guild Gallery
Are you looking to take your use of COLOR to the next level? Perhaps you took a beginner class and are looking to advance? We invite you to join us on Saturday August 5 from 1-4pm for Intermediate/Advanced Color Theory II, led by professional local artist Kristen O’Neill, where you’ll walk away feeling empowered by color and confident in creating harmony within your paintings! During this 3-hour workshop, you’ll work on creating a variety of color schemes (primary, secondary, tertiary, analogous, complimentary, etc). Kristen will also review famous works of art and their color lessons and afterward lead us in creating a small project to keep as a reminder in your studio. This class is applicable to all intermediate or advanced painters using an opaque medium (oil, acrylic, gouache). A variety of painting colors and supplies will be provided and included in your selected class fee (sliding scale $45-$65). Click HERE to register for Color Theory II

📣  JULY 31 DEADLINE EXTENSION: Now is the time to get your art and written submissions in for the 9th Annual Edition of Cobra Lily! Cobra Lily is an annual collection of Southwest Oregon literature & art, locally published by Left Fork & Flowstone Press. Need some inspiration? Stop by the Guild Gallery & Art Center, open Tuesdays-Saturdays 11am-5pm, to browse through all eight previous editions. Send fiction, poetry, memoir, essays, regional history, photography, paintings, illustration, and more to [email protected] by JULY 31!!

HAVE YOU LEFT US A REVIEW YET? As the Guild continues to grow, we want to make sure our neighbors AND tourists alike know where we are located and what we have to offer! Our Gallery & Art Center is located on Redwood Highway 199, a popular thoroughfare to the Oregon Coast & the many Redwood State and National Parks. We are 17 miles away from the Oregon Caves National Monument. One of the best ways to help us spread the word about the Guild is by leaving a review on Google Maps, TripAdvisor, or Yelp. Share photos or kind words & let folks know about your experience!

Guild Board of Directors
President, Joyce Abrams
Vice President/Treasurer, Donna Parrish
Secretary, Ryan Forsythe
Bonnie Campanoli
Maelagh Baker
Angela Franklin
Terry D. Davis
Sheila Mason
Kathi Culver
Miri Admoni
Kiana Stiles

Staff: Managing Director, Caitlin Deane
Website: Wendy Huber  
Gallery Hours & Location Tuesday-Saturday • 11am to 5pm
Gallery & Art Center • Kerby Belt Building
24353 Redwood Hwy Kerby, OR 97531
Mailing Address:
PO Box 1596 • Cave Junction • Oregon 97523 (541) 592-5019

Leave a Reply