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Owls in the Wilderness by Eva Thiemann at the Berryman Gallery through Nov 2

Eva Thiemann
Owls in the Wilderness

October 3, 2017- November 2, 2017

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WOODLAND WARDEN, oil painting by Eva Thiemann

Eva Thiemann, who has previously been known mostly for her oil paintings of Alaskan bears, has ventured into portrayals of owls with grace and finesse. Her signature style of abstract backgrounds supporting realistic subjects has carried over into her new works beautifully. A show of her oil paintings of Owls in the Wilderness is on display at the Berryman Gallery in the Craterian Theater. The show can be seen when attending a performance at the Craterian. Performances remaining while Eva’s show is up include The Simon & Garfunkel Story on October 26, 2017 at 7:30 PM, Rogue Valley Harmonizers present Songs of Broadway with VOCAL SPECTRUM October 28, 2017 at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM, MOMIX – Opus Cactus on November 1, 2017 at 7:30 PM, and The Improvised Shakespeare Company onNovember 2, 2017 at 7:30 PM. If you have tickets for any of these performances, please be sure to arrive early and take time to enjoy Thiemann’s work. If you don’t…grab tickets today and plan on a pleasant evening of a performance and art gallery exhibit in one outing!

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center curates the Berryman Gallery, located within the adjacent Craterian Theater at the Collier Center for the Performing Arts, at 23 S. Central in Medford. You may visit the Berryman before the Craterian’s performances. See their website for performance dates at www.craterian.org/calendar.

Eva Thiemann Show At Belle Fiore

Eva Thiemann Show At Belle Fiore : The Beauty of the Bear - Painter Eva Thiemann's fascination with Alaskan Brown Bears was piqued when she moved from Latvia to Alaska in 1997. She observed and photographed these bears while on her many camping trips to Denali and Katmai National Parks. At Denali, she watched bears in their natural habitat on the tundra, and at Katmai she watched them fish for salmon in streams and rivers. Thiemann uses oil paints to interpret her visions of Alaskan Brown Bears in their wilderness environments, which will be displayed through January at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Hours will be from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. Thiemann holds an art degree from the Art Academy of Latvia in Riga and a biology degree from the University of Latvia, also in Riga. Thiemann moved to the Applegate Valley after six years in Alaska, but still travels back to her favorite places for inspiration. Her videography documenting Alaska's Brown Bears has been included in three National Geographic television specials: 'King Bear,' 'Urban Jungle' and 'Animal Fight Night.'

Eva Thiemann Announces Three Art Exhibits

Winter Beauty, original oil painting by Eva Thiemann

Winter Beauty, original oil painting by Eva Thiemann

Eva Thiemann Announces Three Art Exhibits

Alaskan Brown Bear, original oil painting by Eva Thiemann

Alaskan Brown Bear, original oil painting by Eva Thiemann

Artist Eva Thiemann is best known for her stunning oil paintings of Alaskan bears set in rich, abstract landscapes. Thiemann holds a degree from the Academie of Art and a Biology degree from the University of Riga, Latvia. “When I came to Alaska from Latvia in 1997 I was overwhelmed by its beauty; I was able to observe Alaska’s magnificent brown bears, and painting them with Alaskan scenery became my passion. In 2003 I came to Applegate, Oregon.”

Though Alaskan Brown bears have been her mainstay for many years, more recently Eva began painting Great Gray Owls as well, to a very warm reception. Of her owl paintings, Thiemann says, “I started painting Great Grey Owls after observing these rare birds and their nests around Howard Prairie. My first owls were exhibited at the Mountain Bird Festival in Ashland few years ago.” (Editor’s Note: The first annual event was in 2014.) This month Eva Thiemann announces three art exhibits featuring her work. Please visit Eva’s listing at www.soartists.com for web links to see more of her work and contact info.

Art Presence Art Center

Contemplation, original oil painting by Eva Thiemann

Contemplation, by Eva Thiemann

Eva is showing two paintings of bears and one of an owl at Art Presence Art Center in Jacksonville, Oregon, where she is a member. Part of the gallery’s “The Road to Adventure: Journeys and Experiences in Travel” exhibit, Eva’s show is now underway and continues through April 24, 2016. Art Presence Art Center is located at 206 North 5th Street in Jacksonville. The gallery is open every Friday–Sunday from 11am to 5pm.

PUSH Gallery

A show of Thiemann’s paintings of bears is underway at PUSH Gallery, 274 4th Street in Ashland, Oregon. The gallery is open every Tuesday through Saturday from 11am to 5pm. Eva tells us PUSH is not strict with dates, and her paintings will be on display until sometime in May or June.

Applegate Library

Northern Lights, original oil painting by Eva Thiemann

Northern Lights, by Eva Thiemann

Those for whom the Applegate Library is more convenient might consider viewing more of Thiemann’s paintings of bears at the Applegate Public Library. The library is located at 18484 North Applegate Road in Applegate, Oregon 97527 and is open on Tuesdays from 2–6pm, Wednesdays from 10am–2pm, Fridays from 2–6pm, and Saturdays from 10am–2pm. Eva’s paintings will remain on exhibit until mid-May.

Eva Thiemann Exhibit at Craterian Theater Gallery

Applegate Valley artist and SOAR member Eva Thiemann will exhibit her abstract paintings of Alaskan brown bears and more at the Berryman Gallery at the Craterian Theater from April 17 to May 31. One can see paintings at the theater one hour before scheduled performances. There is no entry charge to view the exhibit.
New Day, abstract painting of Alaskan brown bears by Eva Thiemann

New Day, by Eva Thiemann