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Rogue Gallery Exhibit

Third Friday Reception, October 21, 5:30–8pm

Artist Talk, October 22, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Main Gallery

Works by Nancy Jo Mullen

September 30–November 11, 2022

Nancy Jo Mullen, “Making a Choice”, Collage

     The illustrious Nancy Jo Mullen delights us with a retrospective of her acclaimed artistic career. A former Executive Director of the Rogue Gallery & Art Center, Nancy Jo has been creating art since she was a child. This exhibit includes Nancy Jo’s work from over four decades.

     The Rogue Gallery is honored to present this retrospective of Nancy Jo Mullen. Her work includes various forms of printmaking, encaustics, and collages. Many of her works are engagingly playful and rhythmic, while others maintain a playful dance in an elegant composition. All are a delight for the viewer.

     A natural born artist, Nancy Jo Mullen’s creative energy began when she was a small child and has continued throughout her life. Nancy Jo studied Drawing & Painting at Otis Art Institute/Parsons School of Design and the University of Kentucky. She holds a Master of Fine Art, Painting, and Printmaking from the University of Oregon. She was a printmaking instructor at SOU. Nancy Jo was a featured artist on PBS Oregon Art Beat. Her work is in the permanent printmaking collection at the Portland Art Museum. Nancy Jo has been active in the Rogue Gallery & Art Center for five decades serving as the executive director, board member, board president, and teacher for youth and adults.

Nancy Jo Mullen will be at Downtown Medford’s Art Walk on October 21, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. and will give an Artist Talk about her work on October 22, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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. Hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Call (541)772-8118 for more info or visit

Kimberly Hearon

Executive Director

Rogue Valley Art Association

dba Rogue Gallery & Art Center


Rogue Gallery & Art Center 2021 Fundraisers

6×6 Art Show
November 13 – December 3, 2021

Artists include Bruce Allen, Rachel Barrett, Betty Barss, Midge Black, Linda Boutacoff, Jenny Calaba, Katy Cauker, Alyssa Dunham, Tom Fasnacht, Kim Faucher, Alx Fox, Tom Glassman, Kelly Gratton, Claudia Harlow, Pam Haunschild, Kim Hearon, Anna Hinkle, Lynda Hoffman-Snodgrass, Zelpha Hutton, Fred Jenkins, Jenny Kahn, Silvia Kelly, Dixie Kinser, Summer Lewis, Greta Mikkelsen, Nancy Jo Mullen, Susan Murphey, Christine Oswald, Carolyn Patten, Charlotte Peterson, Alfred Pierson, Michael Schnee, Desmond Serratore, Pam Shay, Allen Smith, Doug Staples, Cindy Triplett, Silvia Trujillo, and Arlene Warner. 

Online Auction
December 4–December 14, 2021

ABSTRACTION OF PHOTOGRAPHY opening in Community Gallery & more Rogue Gallery News

Abstraction of Photography:

Abstraction of Photography:  Rita Ashley

Abstraction of Photography: Rita Ashley

Rita Ashley

March 7 – March 28, 2014

Reception: Friday, March 21, 5:00–8:00pm

Abstracting color, shape, and texture from her subjects, Rita creates striking photographic images.

This third Friday, March 21, Rogue Gallery will be holding two receptions.

40 South Bartlett, Medford
5 – 8pm

Main Gallery
Rogue Community College Art Department Faculty Exhibition
February 21 – March 21, 2014Community Gallery
Abstraction of Photography: Rita Ashley
March 7 – March 28, 2014

Members’ Gallery
We will have all new art. Member artists are bringing in new work March 7 & 8.
March 14 – July 23, 2014

23 S. Central Ave, Medford
Upstairs in the Craterian Theater
Berryman Gallery
Winter Textures: Cammy Davis
February 7 – March 27, 2014
Screen Printing with Photo Emulsion taught by Amy Godard NavickasArt classes for all agesADULTS
Screen Printing with Photo Emulsion
taught by Amy Godard Navickas
Saturday and Sunday, March 29-30, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Register now

Janet Bocast is back this April
Fun with Abstracts: Acrylic Painting Workshop! More info

Spring Break Art Camps
for ages 7-10 and 11-14 offer two weeks of creativity for young artists- register now

Mark your calendars for Free Family Saturdays
Every third Saturday from 12-2PM!!
March 15, April 19, May 17

Summer catalog of classes will be announced soon!

The theme for this show is “Boldly Create”. Artists must be current members of the Rogue Gallery & Art Center. Membership can be purchased at the time of submission.Important Dates:

  • March 7, 2014 10-5pm & March 8, 2014 11-3 pm: Drop-off three, not previously shown, pieces of artwork. These will be evaluated by an independent jury. Selected pieces will be exhibited March 14 through July 18, 2014.
  • March 12 & 13 10-5pm – Pick-up of artwork not selected by the jury.

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We are still looking for 3-dimensional art to pair with 2-dimensional artists who were chosen for the Main Gallery exhibition series in 2015. We are particularly looking for organic shapes, and/or materials. Please e-mail Kate Marrocco at [email protected] with images.

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The Berrymam Gallery (upstairs in the Craterian) submission deadline is Tuesday, June 3, 2014 for the 2015 Berryman Exhibition Series.

The Main Gallery Submission Deadline is Tuesday, December 2, 2014 for the 2016 Exhibition Series.

Please check our Calls-to-Artists page at our website: ( for more information.

Durango Autumn Arts Festival, September 20 & 21, 2014. Application Deadline: May 16, 2014.
For more information see their website: Apply at For general inquiries and information, please contact:
Jules Masterjohn, Festival Director at [email protected] or (970) 422-8566.

“Masqued Moon” ~ Rogue Gallery & Art Center’s ARTRAGEOUS Annual Benefit Auction

Masqued Moon

Rogue Gallery & Art Center’s
ARTRAGEOUS Annual Benefit Auction

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, 5:00 pm

at Kids Unlimited
821 North Riverside Drive, Medford

Silent Auction & Cocktail Hour
followed by Dinner & Live Auction

Dinner prepared by Jacksonville Inn Catering
Wine donated by Weisinger’s of Ashland

Music by Pat O’Scannell
Entertainment by Le Cirque Center’s Levity

$60 Per Person

Full table of eight only $420 until September 5!

Silent auction items from 2012 Auction, Photo by Randy Johnson

Join us for our annual ‘Artrageous’ Auction and help support the arts in our community. The Auction is our primary fund raising event ensuring that we continue to deliver exceptional exhibits, art education, support for artists, and enliven the heart of downtown Medford. Please join us in promoting the relevance of art in the 21st century in our region through your support of our annual auction.

This year our theme is “Masked Moon” featuring one of our local artists, Katharine Gracey, who has donated her painting, “Masked Moon” for the event. Pat O’Scannell will play French songs on a rare, period instrument known as a ‘vielle a roue’ in French and the ‘hurdy-gurdy’ in English. We will have entertainment provided by Le Cirque Center’s Levity in Ashland. You don’t want to miss this party. You can buy your tickets now. Join us Saturday, October 5, 2013 for a truly Artrageous Event!

Dinner Menu by Jacksonville Inn Catering

Maple Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Coriander Toasted Papitos and Cinnamon Creme Fraiche
Fresh Baked Whole Grain Batard, Traditional Baguette, Piped Butter
Pomegranate Glazed Chicken: Herb Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast Inn made Pomegranate Glaze
Olive Oil, Herb Roasted Red Potatoes with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Sea Salt, Fresh Rosemary, Thyme and Garlic
Seasonal Local Organic Garden Fresh Vegetables, Citron Wash
Spanakopita: Spinach, Blended Cheeses, Spices, Herbs, wrapped in a Flaky Phyllo Pastry
Olive Oil, Herb Roasted Red Potatoes with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Sea Salt, Fresh Rosemary, Thyme and Garlic
Seasonal Local Organic Garden Fresh Vegetables, Citron Wash
Belgian White Chocolate Mousse Parfait with Strawberry-Raspberry Compote, Pistachio Dust
Coffee ~ Decaf ~ Tea

Art in the Parks: Celebrating Folk Art in Oregon with a Special Presentation of “The Art of Fly-Tying”

At Joseph Stewart Park Recreation Area on June 15th there will be a demonstration of “The Art of Fly-Tying,” by fly fisher and fly-tier Sherry Steele and folklorist Riki Saltzman, in collaboration with the Rogue Gallery and Art Center in Medford. Steele will demonstrate fly-tying and discuss fly-tying’s significance in Oregon fishing traditions and folk art and also showcase the many types of materials used to make flies.

First Session 10AM-12 noon:

Kick start your family fun summer with tying your first fly and learning the basics of Fly Tying.

Welcome Kids and Adults that have still have the kid in us. All tools and materials will be provided.

Second Session 7PM-9PM:

This presentation will be about the history, cultural significance and traditions of the craft of fly tying – when, where and how it all started. Take close up look at the materials that create these fishing flies and classic art beauties. Learn how this art of fly tying can reach far into the lives of families that live and visit Oregon.

“Art in the Parks” is sponsored by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) along with the University of Oregon’s Oregon Folklife Network (OFN), the Oregon Arts Commission, and the Oregon Cultural Trust. “The program is a great opportunity to work with heritage and arts organizations to showcase cultural traditions in Oregon while also bringing people out to enjoy scenic state parks,” said Roger Roper, deputy state historic preservation officer with OPRD.

All events are free and open to the public, and all ages are welcome—no registration is required. For more information about the Oregon Folklife Network, visit For directions to the parks, visit For more information on the Rogue Gallery & Art Center visit

Call for Art Supplies from Rogue Gallery’s Education Director

RGAC-Logo-turquoise-for-webWe are preparing for summer art camps in the Rogue Studio and there are a few things you might have lying around that we would help us stock up our art supplies stash. For our upcoming summer art camps, we’d love it if you are willing to please save some landfill space, check your recycling, and clear out any unused art supplies from your studios by collecting and donating supplies:


Here is our wish list:


Wooden blocks or wood scraps (interesting shapes or cut-outs, smaller than 5-6” in any direction)

Discarded tinker toys or other small wooden objects (for found object sculpture)

Bottle caps

Paper towel tubes

Watercolor paper

Interestingly- shaped plastic packaging

Empty small gift boxes

45 records or scratched CD’s


Yarn, string or ribbon

Beads (wooden, glass, plastic…)

Broken toys or doll parts

Broken jewelry

other small found objects that are kid- friendly




Artist and art books (for the Studio library)


Thanks so much for your support!

Have a creative day,




Brooke Nuckles Gentekos

Education Director

[email protected]

Rogue Gallery & Art Center

40 S. Bartlett St Medford, OR 97501

PH (541)772-8118 ext 301

FX (541)772-0294

Rogue Gallery Receives Grant to Fund Elementary Arts Outreach Program Expansion

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Rogue Gallery & Art Center receives a grant from Fred W. Fields Fund and Butch & Richard Fraley Charitable Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation

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The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is the recipient of an $11,500 grant from the Oregon Community Foundation to fund their Elementary Arts Outreach Program Expansion. The Elementary Arts Outreach Program will benefit seven fifth grade classes from Jackson, Kennedy, Wilson and Washington Elementary Schools throughout the 2013-2014 school year with visual arts education including classroom visits by an artist educator and field trips to the Rogue Gallery & Art Center.


IMG_6269The Program began five years ago with one fifth grade class at Jackson Elementary in response to the lack of formal visual arts education in the elementary school curriculum. With the generous support of foundations and in partnership with the Medford Public School District, the Rogue Gallery & Art Center expanded the program in 2011 to impact three fifth grades, or 100 children. This fall, the non-profit arts center will expand the Elementary Arts Outreach further to reach over 200 children, teaching foundational art skills in drawing, painting, sculpture, and art appreciation. The fifth grade students will learn a visual arts vocabulary to express feelings, ideas, and opinions about art presented during classroom visits and field trip art lessons throughout the school year.


Kennedy Elementary School Principal, Tom Etell, said, “We are thrilled that the arts outreach grant has been funded. The pressure on teachers to ensure students are proficient in reading and math continues to increase every year, so the arts, especially visual arts, are rarely taught in elementary schools in Oregon. Through this grant, our fifth graders are guaranteed to receive high quality arts instruction! Thank you so much!”


090The Elementary Arts Outreach Program is a success thanks to the quality artist educators who teach the program. The program is directed by Rogue Gallery & Art Center’s Education Director, Brooke Nuckles Gentekos and art lessons are taught by Amy Godard Navickas or “Miss Amy” as she is referred to by the fifth graders. Gentekos says, “Miss Amy is the heart of Elementary Arts Outreach. She helped develop the wonderful curriculum and brings years of experience as an artist educator to the classrooms and the Rogue Studio. Seeing her introduce the world of art to the Elementary Arts Outreach students each year is like pure magic!”


“Rogue Gallery & Art Center is helping to increase arts literacy throughout Jackson County by offering in-school arts education and field trips for elementary school students. OCF is impressed by Rogue Gallery’s commitment to arts education and is excited by the growth of this important program,” said Kathleen Cornett, Vice President of Grants & Programs, Oregon Community Foundation.


The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is a 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 in three gallery spaces, presents fine local crafts in the Artisan Boutique, and offers a broad range of visual art classes and workshops for all ages in the Rogue Studio. 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 they stay open late every Third Friday until 8:00pm.For more information about the Rogue Gallery & Art Center, please visit

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.


Rogue Gallery & Art Center's 2013 Artist Teen Mentoring Project Exhibition

Rogue Gallery & Art Center’s
2013 Artist Teen Mentoring Project

April 19–May 3, 2013

Reception, Friday, April 19, 5:00–8:00pm

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is pleased to present artwork by inspired local fifth graders and very talented teen artists this month! The Community Gallery is filled with over 100, colorful, mixed-media “Chromarrific” paintings created by three fifth grade classes from Jackson and Kennedy Elementary Schools as part of the Rogue Gallery & Art Center’s Elementary Arts Outreach program. Opening during Medford’s Third Friday on April 19th, and on display from April 19th through May 3rd is the Artist Teen Mentoring Project exhibit which will feature a variety of inspirational art by teens and their professional artist mentors.

The Artist Teen Mentoring Project (ATMP), now in its eighth year at the Rogue Gallery & Art Center, offers local teens a realistic look at the life of a professional artist. Eleven aspiring teenaged artists have the opportunity to work with one of six established artists to create art in a variety of materials and styles, including drawing, oil and watercolor painting, printmaking, photography, and more. Teens go through a rigorous application process in the fall including interviews, portfolio reviews and each teen must submit a written essay and have letters of recommendation. From over 30 applicants, only 11 outstanding teens were selected for the 2013 ATMP program. Teens then spend over 30 hours with their mentors making art and preparing their work for display. This exhibition, presented in the Rogue Gallery & Art Center’s Main Gallery, is the culmination of the project which displays creative work by both teens and mentoring artists. This 2013 ATMP exhibition is made possible through sponsorship by Rogue Disposal and Recycling and runs from April 19th through May 3rd, with a free reception on Friday, April 19th, from 5-8pm.

“The Artist Teen Mentoring Project is a life-changing experience for both the teens and the mentors. Teens are given the opportunity to see how to thrive as a successful artist through the eyes of their mentors learning process and techniques and also preparing their art for professional presentation in an esteemed gallery space. I’d like to invite the entire community to come support these students in their first gallery art exhibit!” Education Director Brooke Nuckles Gentekos.

ATMP 2013 Participants

Medium: Drawing/ Illustration
Mentor: Ann DiSalvo
Teen: Nicholaus Carrero (Phoenix High School)

Medium: Oil Painting
Mentor: Silvia Trujillo
Students: Gabe Epperson (Phoenix High School) and Jodie LaRayne Smith (Eagle Point High School)

Medium: Photography
Mentor: Mary Wilkins-Kelly
Teens: Monica Camargo (South Medford High School) and Katie Guisler (South Medford High School)

Medium: Printmaking
Mentor: Nancy Jo Mullen
Teen: Haylee Steadman (South Medford High School)

Medium: Sculpture/ Printmaking
Mentor: Amy Godard Navickas
Teens: Jessica Bowers (Eagle Point High School) and Kaylee Prislac (Crater Renaissance Academy)

Medium: Sequential Art (Cartoon/Comics)
Mentor: Ted Helard
Teens: Ariel Statchwick (North Medford High School) , Luis Barajas (Crater Renaissance Academy) and Melora Mylin Williams (Crater Renaissance Academy)

Sponsored by:




Visit for info and to register!

This April in the Rogue Studio:


Summoning the Muse with Becky Hale, Saturday, 4/6 from noon -3pm.
Artists and non-artists are welcome to this playful and insightful workshop where we will draw, collage and write using expressive art therapy techniques to transform creative blocks for art and life. RegisterDrink & Draw: Art A La Carte Register
Printmaking with Amy Godard Navickas
Friday, 4/12 from 6-9pmMixed Media Canvas with Brooke Nuckles Gentekos
Friday, 4/26 from 6-9pm
NEW- Studio time for Printmakers: Starting April 15th! Mondays from 2-6pm.
Experienced printmakers are welcome to drop-in every Monday to use the Rogue Studio Griffin Press. Bring your own materials, there will be a brief orientation for all participants. RegisterIn Small Print: Japanese Wood block Printmaking with Walt Padgett Tuesdays, 4/16, 23, 30 from 5-9pm,
Design, carve, and print your own 5” by 7” or smaller woodblock prints in the Japanese tradition utilizing Japanese tools and materials with watercolor pigments. Register
April Afterschool Art Studio (for ages 7-12), Wednesdays, 4/10, 17, 24 from 4-6pm, Explore art techniques with natural inspirations and boldly create with drawing, painting, sculpture and more!
RegisterFree Family Saturday (all are welcome!) The Rogue Studio will offer art activities Saturday, April 13th from noon – 2pm during the Pear Blossom Festival.
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The Jefferson Baroque Orchestra will be holding two open rehearsals in our Main Gallery Thursday and Friday, April 4 and 5 from 7–9pm. They will be preparing for their performance of “Handel’s Foundling Hospital Concert with Fireworks Music.” Come and enjoy the art, the music and do some shopping!Click here to learn more about the Jefferson Baroque Orchestra.
Interested in learning how to take your art online? Check out the workshops Hannah West, Founder of the Southern Oregon Artists Resource, is offering:
Call the Gallery for more info: (541) 772-8118
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.