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Jerryck Murrey at Central Art Supply on 6/18 Third Friday!

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June Art Show at Central Art Gallery
FEATURING: JERRYCK MURREY
During Medford’s 3rd Friday Art Walk
June 18th, 2021 5-8pm


Central Art Gallery is proud to announce our Featured Artist for June, Jerryck Murrey. The show will be at Central Art Gallery from 5-8pm on Friday, June 18th during Medford’s 3rd Friday Art Walk. Central Art Gallery is located at 101 N. Central in Medford.


Born in Oakland, California, and raised in multiple cities across America, Jerryck “J.Roc” Murrey is an American mixed media artist residing primarily in Oregon. Incorporating elements of street art such as spray paint, wheat paste, stencil, newspaper and acrylic paint, J.Roc’s art illustrates the paradigm of inner City living from around the world.

Heavily influenced by comic book art and scripting, J.Roc’s use of bright colors and bold outlines highlights the dynamic nature of the hero journey. By working on large format wood panels, sculpture, paper and canvas he aims to captivate the viewer through scale -moving the audience to a readily present, but often overlooked reality.

(artist’s statement)


To see more of Jerryck’s art, you can follow his Instagram page here 
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Last Call for Watercolor Artists

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CALLING ALL WATERCOLOR ARTISTS!

There’s still time to submit your artwork! Central Art Gallery in Downtown Medford invites all watercolor artists in the local community to submit a portfolio of watercolor paintings for the upcoming Third Friday exhibit on July 16, 2021. This will be a group show to coincide with World Watercolor Month.

If you would like your work considered for the show, please submit up to six digital images and a brief biography to: [email protected]

The deadline to submit for this show is June 6, 2021. For more information on our gallery please visit centralartsupply.com


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May-June 2021 Art Opportunities


Ashland Galleries
May Visual Arts News
May = Art Opportunities

We’re excited to share a handful of art opportunities that are being offered this month to foster your inner creativity.
 
Allen Smith, Skin, Oil on Paper

Central Art Gallery
Display Your Artwork!
Deadline: No Deadline 
Central Art Gallery is a 650 square foot exhibition space located at 101 N. Central Avenue in Medford. The gallery will be offering exhibition opportunities for visual artists monthly during Downtown Medford’s Third Friday Art Walk.  

For those who are interested in participating, please click here or email all inquiries to [email protected]


Sarah F Burns, Late Spring, Mistletoe Road, Ashland, OR, Oil on Panel

ART BEYOND
Saturday in the Park: Lithia Park Plein Air Painting Event 

Saturday, June 19, 2021 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Open to all, artists can come and go throughout the day. The general public will be encouraged to engage with the artists between 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. where artists can talk about their work and process. Artists will be invited to show one piece created at this event at ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum from June 21 – September 16, 2021. Art will be sold at and by ScienceWorks, with 50% of sales prices going to the artist and 50% to ScienceWorks.

Please register here to be a participating artist by June 1, 2021.


Charlotte Peterson, Three Pink Ladies, Watercolor

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center 
Community Gallery Exhibitions
Deadline: Saturday, June 12, 2021

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center invites artists to submit a portfolio of work for the 2022 Community Gallery Exhibition Series. The gallery is a smaller, more intimate exhibition space. Shows include one artist and special themed exhibitions. Artists working in all media are encouraged to apply.

For those who are interested in participating, please click here or email all inquiries to [email protected]


Northwest Ceramics Studio

Northwest Ceramics Studio
Ceramic In-Person Classes
May 20, 2021 
Times Vary 

Come have fun and get a little dirty at Northwest Ceramics! They offer ceramic classes at all different levels. It is recommended to register for classes early due to small class sizes.

As of right now, a Beginning Hand-Building Workshop and One Time Clay Class on the Pottery Wheel are available. For more information, please visit, https://www.northwestceramicstudio.com/book-online



Vince Carl, Wound for Rebound, Acrylic

Grants Pass Museum of Art
Rogue Valley Biennial 

Deadline: May 16 and May 17
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

  The Grants Pass Museum of Art is hosting the Rogue Valley Biennial and the exhibition will be juried IN PERSON! The call for art is open to artists living in Jackson and Josephine counties only. Artist(s) must be able to hand deliver artwork on May 16 or May 17 between 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. for jury consideration.

For those who are interested in participating, please click here or email all inquiries to o[email protected]

Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Thank You! 

To thank and support the Ashland Gallery Association, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival is offering a couple of discount codes to view performances. How exciting! 

Currently streaming until May 29 is Snow in Midsummer. This 2018 U.S. premiere production interweaves two stories of a young woman who curses her city from beyond the grave, and of a wealthy businesswoman who must face the parched, locust-plagued city. This modern ghost story beautifully reimagines a classic myth and explores the legacy of trauma, the heart of injustice, and the lengths to which we go for love.

Length: Approximately 2 hours, 25 minutes, with one intermission.
  Codes:
$5.00 Tiks Code: Connects (If you’re experiencing a hardship) 
$5.00 Student Tik Code: StudentSpring5 
$10.00 Indigenous Community Code: IndianC10Spring 
$10.00 Theatre Lovers of Color Code: TLOC10Spring 
$10.00 Teachers for Social Justice Code: T4SJ10Spring 
$15.00 Group Price (Up to 30 people: per show/per group) 
https://www.osfashland.org/en/shows-on-o/groups.aspx
 
Website:
https://www.osfashland.org/en/productions/2021-digital-plays/d-snow-in-midsummer.aspx

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The Baumann Effect Live Demo

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Thursday May 6, 2021 / 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Central Art is proud to announce a FREE [in-person] painting event:
“The Baumann Effect” presented by Stefan Baumann
Live in-person demo Thursday, May 6 2021 From 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Central Art
“Fundamentals – What Every Artist Should Know”


“The Baumann Effect”  is new series of classes/workshops based on Stefan Baumann’s successful YouTube channel and his PBS Painting Show “The Grand View”. This FREE introduction lecture and demonstration will be presented Thursday, May 6 from 2:00 to 4:00pm in-person at Central Art and is open to the public.

During the introduction, Baumann will introduce his 12 Keys to Painting demonstrating many proven keys that will improve your painting instantly, and set your painting on the path to success.

These lively talks will be part of an overall series that dives into “The Baumann Effect” and answers questions that many instructors fail to address. There is so much more to painting than color, value, and drawing. In this series, Baumann will explore the secrets to painting with the audience.

Through the study, exploration and evaluation of mastering art in Baumann’s lectures, along with your participation, you will discover not only your style but your core – the essence of why you paint. Students are encouraged to bring a painting for critique and a list of questions that they wish to have answered.

*Registration required. To sign up, visit centralartsupply.com


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Earth Paints Earth Day News + Sale

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Artist of the Month: Sam Girgenti

Our artist of the month is the wonderful Sam Girgenti, a health and earth-conscious oil painter with exceptional talent.  Check out her stunning paint mixing tutorial-meets-artist interview on our YouTube channel, and be sure to follow her journey on Instagram! Watch Here

Giving Spotlight: One Tree Planted

In an effort to spread the word about the incredible organizations we give back to and the work they’re accomplishing, we’re introducing our Giving Spotlight blog series. This month’s spotlight is on the incredible One Tree Planted; read more on our blog! Read More Tell us how we’re doing!

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Get Excited About Art This Spring!

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1,264 Reasons To Get Excited
About Art This Spring!


Well, there’s probably a lot more reasons than that, but if we’re going to put a number on it, it’s probably because we’re so excited about the newest thing to hit our shelves here at Central Art: Fabriano’s “1264” art pads! Fabriano has been at the foundation of the fine art papers industry for 750 years, and their latest line of pads is a testament to that long tradition of quality. Featuring a full line of papers for just about every medium (including watercolor and mixed media), you’re sure to find a surface that will suit whatever type of drawing or painting medium you love.

But that’s not all we’re buzzing about this season – for the first time ever, we’re pleased to formally announce the debut of Central Art Gallery, a new art exhibition space housed within our newly-remodeled and beautifully updated creative workspace. In addition to hosting several classes and workshops by local talented instructors, this space now will also serve as a premier gallery space for local shows and art-related venues featuring the works of Southern Oregon’s wide array of creative talent!

We’re also keeping things “lively” with our virtual presence – join us for Central Art’s Facebook Live stream Fridays at 1:00pm every other week, and keep up-to-date on everything new happening in our store – from brand new products and mini-demos to special online events and announcements – you’ll hear about it here first! New in 2021, we’ve teamed up with some of our product reps to go live with us and lend their expertise, tips and answer your questions about art materials!

If Facebook isn’t your thing, be sure to keep an eye on the “Events & Classes” page on our website for upcoming in-person and virtual lectures, workshops, demos and more! It’s time to get excited!

Check Out What’s New & On Sale
This Spring At Central Art:

  


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ART BEYOND: Saturday in the Park – Invitation from Sarah F Burns to participate

I’m working with the Schneider Museum of Art organizing a couple of plein air events this summer as part of their exhibition ART BEYOND.  Please consider participating in the Lithia Park Painting Event Saturday, June 19th.  There is no limit to the number of artists who would like to go out and paint, but we can exhibit the work of the first 30 to register. The show is called ART BEYOND: Saturday in the Park  – it’s a snapshot of a day in the park.  Exhibition at ScienceWorks in partnership with SMA. Also – it says painting, but of course any media that you like is welcome! 
Please register right away! I want you in the show! 

Lithia Park Plein Air Painting Event

Date: Saturday, June 19th
Time: 9am-7pm

Open to all. Sign up to join fellow Plein Air artists in Lithia Park on Saturday, June 19th. Artists can come and go throughout the day. The general public will be encouraged to engage with the artists between 10am-5pm where you can talk about your work and process. This event is part of Art Beyond, a new initiative from the Schneider Museum of Art to promote the visual arts in outdoor spaces.

Artists will be invited to show one piece created at this event at Scienceworks Hands-On Museum from June 21 – September 16. Art will be sold at by Scienceworks with 50% of sales price going to the artist and 50% to Scienceworks.

Please register here to be a participating artist by June 1, 2021.

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From Prompt to Print Winter 2021 ~ A Celebration of Our Creative Process!

This collective publication is a celebration of the creative process! This anthology of poetry, fiction, and memoir came from a six-week writing group at Writers’ Room, a creative writing studio in Jacksonville, Oregon. We began by free writing to a series of prompts. Over the next weeks we developed our writing, provided feedback to one […]

Natural Earth Paint Easter Sale

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Artist of the Month: Shanina Dionna
Wellness artist Shanina Dionna shared with us the inspiration behind her exhibition embryo X : the continuous now. Check out her video to learn more about her quest for a more earth-conscious creative practice and her exhibition this March! Watch Now

Botanical Easter Egg Dye Tutorial!
Liven up your dyed Easter eggs with some botanical prints! Check out our natural Easter egg dye tutorial featuring our Natural Egg Dye Kit, perfect for all ages. Learn Now

Curious About Earth Paints? Have you ever wanted to hear from artists just like you about their experience with Natural Earth Paint? Several earth artists have graciously shared their experience with us through video, including Rebecca Sobbi, oil paint artist and mother. Check out their stories on our YouTube channel!
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Introducing Central Art Gallery

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Announcing: Central Art Gallery

Showcasing art in Southern Oregon

Hello fellow artists! Big changes are coming this year at 101 N. Central – In addition to revamping and improving our classroom space, we are proud to announce another major new venue – Central Art Gallery.

Featuring 650 sq. feet of exhibition space, our newly-renovated annex provides the perfect venue to showcase emerging talent as well as more seasoned career artists. Shows will be held one night only in our gallery “in-person” on Third Fridays of the month, from 5pm-8pm, to coincide with Medford’s Third Friday Art Walk. Exhibits will also be available to access “virtually” via our official website: www.centralartsupply.com

We are currently accepting portfolio submissions for future group and solo shows. If you are interested, please email us with an artist statement and several images representative of the work you wish to exhibit or a link to your artist website.

We are fully compliant with CDC/Oregon Public Health COVID guidelines and current state mandates. For more information, please call us at 541-773-1444 or visit https://govstatus.egov.com/OR-OHA-COVID-19

Currently refreshments are not offered due to COVID restrictions.

Standard Information: Gallery commission is 20% minus framing costs. Shows install Thursday prior to event at 5pm. Artists must be present during show. All unsold artwork must be removed by 5pm the Saturday immediately following the show.

For more information, Click here to send us an email!


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