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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 
For more information about Central Art Gallery, visit centralartsupply.com 


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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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