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Staff Art Show at Central Art!



December Art Show at Central Art Gallery
FEATURING: CENTRAL ART STAFF
During Medford’s 3rd Friday Art Walk
December 17th, 2021 5-8pm

Central Art Gallery announces its December 3rd Friday art show, spotlighting the works of Featured Artists -the Employees of Central Art!

Comprised of diverse pieces in both traditional and digital mediums, this exhibition showcases the individual talents of our artistic team members – each with their own unique creative background and signature style, from printmaking to acrylic painting and even digital art!

Exhibiting artists include Leland Struebig, Yasmine Lentfer, Paul Bunch, Anne Dochez, Alex Fisher, Adam Bunch, Jonathan Alim, and Jason Bell-Bechtol.

The exhibit will be from 5-8pm during Medford’s Art Walk Friday, December 17th. *FACE MASKS REQUIRED* Social distancing is strongly encouraged. We are strictly following CDC’s COVID-19 guidelines – click here for more info. Central Art Gallery is located in downtown Medford at 101 N. Central.


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Small Business Saturday at Central Art


Small Business Saturday Is Coming November 27th!

Small Business Saturday is just two weeks away! If the idea of Black Friday crowds leaves you feeling frazzled, why not skip the madness and visit us Saturday, Nov. 27th at your friendly neighborhood art supply?

Our holiday deals are already in full swing both in-store and online, plus for one day only you’ll have an opportunity to shop some exclusive promos and donate to The Maslow Project’s food drive and be entered to win fabulous prizes from Central Art! (See latest Holiday Gift Guide newsletter for details)

Take time to “stop and smell the art supplies” by popping into Central Art during Small Biz Saturday, and help support local small business! Be sure to check out the other awesome shops in Downtown Medford too!

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Artist Ivan Beauvalet Comes To Central Art Gallery!


November Art Show at Central Art Gallery
FEATURING: IVAN BEAUVALET
During Medford’s 3rd Friday Art Walk
November 19th, 2021 5-8pm


Central Art Gallery is proud to announce our Featured Artist for November, Ivan Beauvalet. The show will be at Central Art Gallery from 5-8pm on Friday, November 19th during Medford’s 3rd Friday Art Walk. Central Art Gallery is located at 101 N. Central in Medford.


This new body of work focuses on documenting current events and everyday life in an increasingly fast paced and chaotic world. Ivan’s works are made specifically with the idea of creating a physical object which has been developed through contemplation and the time necessary to engage in the activity of applying paint to canvas. It is through this slow and deliberate process that he aims to contrast, if not subvert, the modern preoccupation of sharing information through casually taken photos on tiny screens.  These new paintings represent Ivan’s thoughts and observations on what is happing today in his local environment as well as the world around him.

To see more of Ivan’s art, you can follow his Instagram page here 

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Leland Struebig Printmaking Workshop at Central Art!


Space Is Limited!

Sign up NOW for a 2-Part Beginning Relief Printmaking Workshop with Leland Struebig!

Beginning Relief Printmaking – Exquisite Corpse
Instructor: Leland Struebig
When: Saturdays, November 6 & 13
Where: Central Art Classroom
Time: 1-5pm
Fee: $80 (For 2 sessions)

Class Size: 6 to 12 students (12 max.)
Registration Required. Click here to register.

Learn the fundamentals of Relief Printmaking while participating in one of the time-honored traditions of fine art.  You’ll engage with your classmates through the Exquisite Corpse exercise to produce a fine art relief print that combines your hand cut linoleum plate with that of two other students.  At the end of this workshop you’ll have the knowledge and experience to design and produce relief prints as an independent printmaker.


*For more information, including a complete supplies list and class registration, visit centralartsupply.com

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JAY GORDON at Central Art for Third Friday Show TODAY!



Art Show at Central Art Gallery with Featured Artist – JAY GORDON
During Medford’s 3rd Friday Art Walk October 15th, 2021 5-8pm

Central Art Gallery announces its October “3rd Friday” art show, showcasing the works of Featured Artist Jay Gordon. This series draws its inspiration from the popular “Inktober” drawing prompts challenge on Instagram. 

Bio –After extensive forays into music (as a professional bassist) and medicine (as a pediatrician), Jay was living in Washington, D.C. and was so deeply affected by the art in the city’s amazing museums that in 2014 she became fully devoted to drawing and painting. Since then Jay has been experimenting with all kinds of art, including portraiture, illustration, still life, figure drawing and printmaking. After moving to the beautiful Rogue Valley in 2017, Jay has been affiliated as a painter and illustrator with Enclāve Gallery & Studios in Ashland, Oregon, and has been exhibiting and selling work throughout the Pacific Northwest.

The exhibit will be from 5-8pm during Medford’s Art Walk Friday, October 15th. *FACE MASKS REQUIRED* Social distancing is strongly encouraged. We are strictly following CDC’s COVID-19 guidelines – click here for more info. Central Art Gallery is located in downtown Medford at 101 N. Central.To see more of Jay’s art, you can follow her Instagram page here 
or visit her website here

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NEW 4-Week Colored Pencil Intensive! with Lara Strazdas

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Space Is Limited!

Sign up NOW for a 4-Week Colored Pencil Intensive with Lara Strazdas

Get Real with Colored Pencil – A 4-Week Intensive
Instructor: Lara Strazdas
When: Fridays, October 8, 15, 22 & 29
Where: Central Art Classroom
Time: 1-4pm
Fee: $180 (for all 4 sessions)
Class Size: 6-8 students (8 max.)
Registration Required. Click here to register.

In this 4 day workshop, I want to take you beyond coloring books and delve into realistic colored pencil techniques to create this beautiful Snow Leopard. I will show you how to build numerous layers to create realistic textures and 3-dimensional forms, and we will create a soft blurry background so our Snow Leopard looks like it is ready to come off the page!

I will also share with you:

  • other techniques that can be used on different surfaces
  • why using more than one brand and type of pencil can improve your artwork
  • the differences and similarities between wax-based and oil-based pencils and how to use them together
  • different blending techniques
  • when and how to seal your artwork
  • and much more.


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Art Meditations Using Color Therapy

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Space Is Limited! Sign up NOW for a 5-Week Acrylic Pouring Intensive with Taffy Shahbozian

Art Meditations Using Color Therapy – An Acrylic Pouring Intensive
Instructor: Taffy Shahbozian
When: Saturdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
Where: Central Art Classroom
Time: 1-4pm
Fee: $250 (For all 5 sessions)

Class Size: 6 to 10 students (10 max.)
Registration Required. Click here to register.

Presenting a perspective of art that is beautiful and unique. With proper instruction anyone can accomplish beautiful works of art.

This 5-week series is an introduction to the basics of pouring paint, for beginners and intermediate painters. This is a fun and creative adventure, with many styles and technics to explore.

Course Outline

Week 1 – October 2
Preparing the canvas, working with colors and mixing the paints
Different swiping technics – 3 paintings

Week 2 – October 9
Color therapy, how it affects us. Swiping Sunflowers -3 paintings

Week 3 – October 16
Sun Burst paintings -3 paintings

Week 4 – October 23
Flip cup and tilt -3 paintings

Week 5 – October 30
Finish work and varnishing
Bring: Large black plastic bag, tweezers, & a paper bag for soiled paper towels

*For more information, including a complete supplies list and class registration, visit centralartsupply.com

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Lara Strazdas Mini-Workshop at Central Art!

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Space Is Limited! Sign up NOW for a Mini Workshop with Lara Strazdas (plus watch for a 4-week intensive)

Mini Workshop – Colored Pencil 101: Introduction
Instructor: Lara Strazdas
When: Friday, October 1
Where: Central Art Classroom
Time: 1-3pm
Fee: $20
Class Size: 6-10 students (10 max.)
Registration Required.


In this mini-workshop we’ll explore: Types of pencils, their differences and similarities; good, better, best. We’ll also find out which pencils work best for various techniques, and uncover different surfaces that work well with colored pencil (some may surprise you). You’ll learn blending techniques to get rid of the dreaded graininess, as well as layers and color mixing, plus: tips for creating bokeh backgrounds, how to create realistic textures, incorporating mixed media, and much more!


But wait, there’s more! Can’t get enough colored pencils? Want to learn more? Lara will ALSO be offering a 4-week Colored Pencil Intensive held on Fridays, Oct. 8-29 from 1-4! This series will take you through a colored pencil project from start-to-finish, learning and applying even more awesome techniques. Check out our Events & Classes tab on our website for all upcoming classes and workshops, including this one! (Registration opens soon)

*For more information, including a complete supplies list and class registration, visit centralartsupply.com

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Kyle Peets “Cups to Help People” At Central Art TONIGHT!!

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September Art Show at Central Art Gallery
FEATURING: KYLE PEETS
During Medford’s 3rd Friday Art Walk
September 17th, 2021 5-8pm


Central Art Gallery announces its September “3rd Friday” art show, showcasing the works of Featured Artist Kyle Peets. The exhibit will be from 5-8pm during Medford’s Art Walk Friday, September 17th. *FACE MASKS REQUIRED* Social distancing is strongly encouraged. We are strictly following CDC’s COVID-19 guidelines – click here for more info. Central Art Gallery is located in downtown Medford at 101 N. Central.


Kyle (b. 1984, Utah) is a multi-disciplinary artist and educator who has exhibited his work nationally and abroad. His work was published in the periodical SPRTS by Endless Editions (New York, NY), archived in the Watson Library Special Collections, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and MoMA, Manhattan, Artists’ Books. He received his MFA in Printmaking from the University of Iowa as well as a graduate certificate in book arts from the Iowa Center For The Book.


“Cups To Help People” is a series of ceramic vessels that uses humor and the absurd to disrupt logical thinking patterns and the way we relate to the everyday objects in our lives.

– from Artist’s Statement


To see more of Kyle’s art, you can follow his Instagram page here or visit his website, kylepeets.com

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August Art Show at Central Art Gallery FEATURING: CHARLES CHURCHILL

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August Art Show at Central Art Gallery FEATURING: CHARLES CHURCHILL
August Art Show at Central Art Gallery
FEATURING: CHARLES CHURCHILL
During Medford’s 3rd Friday Art Walk
August 20th, 2021 5-8pm


Central Art Gallery announces its August “3rd Friday” art show, showcasing the works of Featured ArtistCharles Churchill. The exhibit will be from 5-8pm during Medford’s Art Walk Friday, August 20th. Central Art Gallery is located in downtown Medford at 101 N. Central.

“As an abstract artist and an assemblage maker everything and anything is possible. Everywhere I look I see shapes, textures and colors, and in my mind’s eye they change. Shapes fly together in myriad ways. Textures melt, move and become something new, something that didn’t exist until my artist’s soul commanded that it be so. Colors shift and move like the Aurora Borealis. What my soul and mind wish becomes physical presence through my fingers and my tools. In my time as a teacher I’ve taught art to thousands of students and I love them all.

All of art is mysticism. All of art is self-portrait. All of art is growth.”

(artist’s statement)


To see more of Charles’s art, you can visit his website here 
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