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July 2021 Virtual Tour

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July Arts & Letters – Anne Brooke

Art Presence Art Center founder and director, Anne Brooke

HEADS UP! Our Art & Letters Local Author Reading on Zoom features Art Presence founder and director, Anne Brooke, who will talk about art, life, and her popular Jacksonville Coloring Book. Please visit this link soon to make your free reservation and join us at 5pm on Friday, July 23. Register to participate now—it’s free!

https://brooke-artpresence-2021.eventbrite.com

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Art du Jour Gallery July 2021 Featured Artists

AGA June Art Opportunities

Ashland Galleries
June Visual Arts News
June = Art Opportunities

We’re excited to share a handful of art opportunities that are being offered this month to foster your inner creativity. 

Denise Miller, Sunrise on Lake Miller, Mosaic

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center 
Berryman Gallery in The Craterian Theater at the Collier Center for the Performing Arts
Deadline: Ongoing (June – September) 

The Lindsay Berryman Gallery is a satellite exhibition space of the Rogue Gallery & Art Center, located on the second floor lobby of the Craterian Theater. The Berryman Gallery is open to the public before performances and to ticket holders during performances. Please see the Craterian’s website for performance dates. Artists working two-dimensionally may apply for solo exhibitions lasting approximately two months each, between September and June.

For those who are interested in participating, please click here and visit craterian.org



Jerryck Murrey, Untitled, Acrylic 

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]


Cherri Van Syoc, Oh, Happy Day, Oil

Grants Pass Museum of Art
Volunteers Needed!

  Deadline: Ongoing 
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Interested in being surrounded by art and in a museum setting? 

The Grants Pass Museum of Art will be offering full hours soon and help will be needed. Hours are 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and tasks include greeting visitors, answering questions about current exhibitions, and general office-related tasks. 

For those who are interested, please click here


Dawn Cerny, Untitled, Sculpture (2020 Recipient)

Seattle Art Museum
Call for Entries: The Betty Bowen Award

  Sunday, August 1, 2021 11:00 a.m.

Administered by the Seattle Art Museum, the annual Betty Bowen Award honors a Northwest artist for their original, exceptional, and compelling work. The winner is awarded an unrestricted cash prize of $15,000, and a selection of his or her works is shown at the Seattle Art Museum in the spring of 2021. In addition, up to two Special Recognition Awards in the amount of $2,500 are often granted at the discretion of the Betty Bowen Committee.

The award is open to visual artists in all media working in Washington, Oregon, or Idaho. Artists of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Please click here to apply and for more information. 

 
Art by Elin Babock and Coloring by Ann DiSalvo Copyright © 2021 Ashland Gallery Association, All rights reserved.

AGA Outdoor Open Studios
Support A Taste of Ashland! Purchase a Coloring Book!
Saturday, June 19, 2021
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  In lieu of the traditional Open Studio Tour, the AGA has decided to bring the art outdoors! Chat with artists and watch live demonstrations while enjoying acrylic and oil paintings, textile art, plein air and abstract paintings, and glass work. Works in clay, silver jewelry, mixed media, textiles, wood, and garden art can be viewed inside of the galleries.

A Taste of Ashland Coloring Books will be sold at a suggested donation of $10.00 to assist with future planning of A Taste of Ashland. The limited-edition coloring book is a great way to escape, decompress, and create a collaboration between you and all of the local artists who created pages for it. 

This will be a free outdoor event hosted by Ashland Art Works, located at 291 Oak Street.

Calligraphy Show Reception

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


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June 2021 Virtual Exhibition

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June 2021 Gallery Exhibits

Art Presence Art Center cautiously continues the new hours introduced last month. The gallery is now open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12–5 pm.

Our guest exhibit for June showcases fiber art by members of the Southern Oregon Longarm Association (SOLA). SOLA is a group of textile artists dedicated to educating, supporting, and promoting each other in their chosen medium. They meet bi-monthly in non-Covid times, and each year they devise a voluntary, open-ended challenge to stretch themselves and demonstrate the unique variety of their art. The challenge is open to all members, beginners as well as people who have been exploring their creativity in this realm for over 20 years.

A longarm is a machine used to stitch layers of fabric together. Traditionally, this machine is used to machine-stitch bed quilts. This exhibit shows the longarm’s potential and uses that extend far beyond its original purpose. Please be sure to stop in the gallery and see this wonderful show!

We also have a fresh collection of member artworks hanging in the main gallery through the end of the month. There’s something for just about everyone on display, so be sure to stop in the gallery and see for yourself!

If you feel safer viewing the show at home, please visit our website for a virtual tour. Call Anne Brooke at 541-941-7057 or email her at [email protected] to inquire about the art that catches your eye or schedule a private gallery viewing.

Art Presence Founder, Anne Brooke

HEADS UP! This month’s Art & Letters Local Author Reading on Zoom features our founder, Anne Brooke, who will talk about art, life, and her popular Jacksonville Coloring Book. We will post a link soon where you can make your free reservation to join us at 5pm on Friday, June 11.

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Art du Gallery June 2021 Exhibits

SOAR member Art du Jour Gallery in June 2021 hosts the annual Charity Hubbard Student Show. Charity Hubbard has been a professional and fine artist for over 20 years, and teaches small classes that take a classical approach to art. In the month of June, several of her student’s works will be displayed and for sale in the Main Gallery and the Featured Artist areas. Charity Hubbard’s own works will be featured in the Salon from June 1 until July 31st.

Times will be set up for our 3rd Friday visitors so we do not have too many guests in the gallery at one time. This will help our past overcrowding issues with the families of the students. 

June 1 – June 30
Charity Hubbard Student Show

Charity Hubbard is a local professional artist and private art instructor who runs the Rogue Classical Atelier. The emphasis in these classes is through classical tradition: concepts, exercises, and instruction that builds in a logical and effective order.

Times will be set up for our 3rd Friday visitors so we do not have too many guests in the gallery at one time. This will help our past overcrowding issues with the families of the students. Please contact the gallery for details.

Art du Jour Gallery

213 E. Main Street Medford, OR 97501 (541) 770-3190 Hours: Tues. – Sat., 11AM – 4PM Third Friday Art Walk, 5PM – 8PM

June 1 – July 31
Featured Salon Artist Charity Hubbard

Charity Hubbard has been a professional and fine artist for over 20 years. She lives in South- ern Oregon and finds much inspiration around her in landscape and people. The practice of frequently painting from life on location “en plein air” is important to Charity. She feels that the regular exercise of painting from life enables her to better capture life, light and a truer sense of atmosphere.

“Each moment is a gift and a place in time that will never happen again, perhaps similar to how an historian might feel, it’s a privilege to persevere in portraying the spirit of a moment through visual expression to the best of my ability.”

Art du Jour Gallery is an artist’s cooperative featuring the works of 17 local artists. The gallery has been making the appropriate modifications to how we safely showcase our members’ art- work. Since floorspace limits our capacity for gatherings, we must limit the amount of people standing within our confines at any one time. However, in the event we reach our capacity of 10, we will provide a drink of cold water and a place to sit and visit with one of our friendly artists until space allows.

Private Viewings

Private viewings are by reservation only and are encouraged outside open business hours. Please contact the gallery at (541) 770-3190, through [email protected], or by contacting your favorite Art du Jour artist.

AGA June Spotlight Artists

Art & Soul Gallery

Following the Circuitous Thread: Mixed Media Paintings by Eve Margo Withrow

I take great delight in creating one-of-a-kind paintings using mixed media and collage materials. My paintings are magical, surrealistic, impressions reflecting the essential feeling ingredients of an experience or place. Many of my favorite and most exciting works are the result of finding creative solutions to things run amok a few times over. I play and adventure with my expressions, following threads here and there, thus entering the flow of my creative process; head and heart awake and in balance. – Eve Margo Withrow

Eve Margo Withrow, Moonlit Grove, Mixed Media

A reception will be held from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on June 4 during First Friday.

Hours:
Thursday and Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and by appointment.

Address and Contact Information:
247 East Main, Ashland, OR 97520
541-488-9006
www.artandsoulgallery.com

Jay Gordon Art Studio

After extensive forays into music as a professional acoustic and electric bassist, and medicine as a pediatrician, Jay decided in 2014 to devote herself to learning how to draw and paint, and since then has been constantly experimenting with all kinds of art, including portraiture, still life, figure drawing, illustration and printmaking. She is affiliated as a painter and illustrator with Enclave Studios and Gallery in Ashland.

Jay Gordon, Botanicals, Acrylic

Hours: Appointment Only

Address and Contact Information:
1661 Siskiyou Blvd #3
Ashland, OR 97520
http://www.jaygordonart.com/contact

Hanson Howard Gallery

John/Robin Gumaelius & Robert Koch

Robin and John Gumaelius, collaborating artists and husband and wife, create articulated human and birdlike sculptures. They combine ceramic, steel, and wood as they form highly inventive sculptures that are often comical or bizarre. Elements of children’s stories, religious icons, reliquaries, Medieval and Renaissance history, African skin decoration, and holy relics from Germany can be seen in their work.

Gestural strokes and spontaneous marks collide with color blocks in Robert Koch’s narrative vignettes. Often prompted by found photographs, Koch takes the liberty to make his subjects humans or creatures inhabiting the same world. Having the appearance of quickness and even naiveté, Koch’s deft drawing skills mean each mark is playful and intentional at the same time.

Robert Koch, Runaway, Acrylic on Panel

Hours:
Thursday – Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and by appointment.

Address and Contact Information:
89 Oak Street
Ashland, OR 97520
541-488-2562
http://www.hansonhowardgallery.com/

Fiber Arts Collective

In July 2020, Tanya Bemis gathered a group of fiber artists in Lithia Park to discuss the possibility of starting a Fiber Arts Collective in an available building in downtown Ashland. Out of that meeting, in the middle of a pandemic, an amazing community resource was born. In a short time it has become a creative inspiration to fiber and textile artists throughout the area, offering a fabric store and an art gallery space for fiber artisans in its Ashland location. Once the pandemic is over, the Fiber Arts Collective will offer classes and resources for the community. Meanwhile, it supports local social justice issues and encourages efforts to recycle and upcycle fiber resources.

The work of approximately 30 artisans is featured. From sewing, dyeing, knitting, crocheting, embroidering, and felting to binding, collaging, painting, printing, stenciling, beading, and creating assemblage pieces, their artisans are hard at work adding beauty to the world.

Julie Simon, Untitled, Fiber

Hours:
Wednesday – Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Address and Contact Information:
37 N 3rd Street
Ashland, OR 97520
541-708-6966
https://fiberartscollective.com

The Ashland Gallery Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of the visual arts in our communities.