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Platt Anderson Cellars hosts: An evening with Jeff Kloetzel

Friday, June 22, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come spend an evening with Jeff Kloetzel and enjoy his original songs along with a complimentary glass of wine from Platt Anderson Cellars.
Tickets are $18 in advance by calling Ashland Art Center 541-482-2772, or $20 at the door.

Jeff performs songs from a diverse catalog, running the gamut from driving modern tunes to subtle timeless ballads. Influenced by many musical genres including pop, rock, folk, blues and contemporary island, there should be something for everyone in Jeff’s set list. His original songs are fueled by his rhythmic guitar work and soulful vocals.

Kloetzel has strummed guitar strings from a young age. A self-taught player from a musical family, he played with many artists and groups in Hawai’i including Johnny Helm, Jake ShimabukuroBruce Shimabukuro, John Cruz and Guy Cruz . His recorded work and compositions can be found on many CD’s with a variety of artists and on his own indie label (Kamananui Records LLC). Jeff has performed around the USA (MD, VA, MT, ID, OR, WA, CA, HI) as well as in Japan (touring with renowned ukulele magician Jake Shimabukuro). He’s also had the good fortune to have been a member of bands opening shows for the likes of Jackson Browne, Gregg Allman, Jack Johnson, Gavin DeGraw and Aimee Mann.  Since moving to Oregon, Jeff has been the local opening act at the renowned Britt Festival for 70’s supergroup America, Boz Scaggs, Natalie Merchant, Gavin DeGraw, Matt Nathanson, Jake Shimabukuro and Leo Kottke.

Call to Artists 7th Annual Artoberfest

Call to Artists

SouthernOregonGuild.org

for 7th Annual Artoberfest  
A Juried Art & Fine Craft Fair 
in the Beautiful Illinois Valley of Southern Oregon

Saturday & Sunday, October 20 and 21

Sponsored by the Southern Oregon Guild of Artists & Artisans
For Prospectus & Application go to
APPLY ONLINE
<http://www.southernoregonguild.org
Questions: Call 541-659-3858 or 541-592-5019
DEADLINE
SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2018 


 
Guild Gallery & Art Center
Hours: 10-4pm, Tue-Sat
541-592-5019
 
Mailing
P.O. Box 1596, Cave Junction, OR 97523
The prospectus with details about the show, as well as the application, is online at:
SouthernOregonGuild.org

Art du Jour June 2018 Featured Artists

During the month of June, Judy Benson LeNier’s work will be featured in the Salon and Mary Jo Heath will be the featured artist on the back wall at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main in Medford. Music on Third Friday will be provided by Minstrel Stream.

A professional photographer who specializes in photographing Wildlife, Judy Benson LaNier

Guest Artist Judy Benson LaNier

A professional photographer who specializes in photographing Wildlife, Judy Benson LaNier’s love of Africa began in 1961 when her family hosted Ashland, Oregon’s first Rotary-sponsored exchange student who was from South Africa. The bond forged then has continued through the years as the two families visit each other in Africa and the U.S.A. The magnetism of Africa is strong and Judy has returned there eight times. Her range of photography has expanded to include North American and Hawaiian Flora and Fauna as well as landscapes.

Judy Benson LaNier says, ““When I first went to Africa I was amazed that the animals ignored us completely. They went about their business as if nothing extraordinary was happening. Little did they know that something quite extraordinary was happening inside me! I was experiencing a catharsis, a cleansing of my soul. I was being taught what is truly important in life and I was filled with joy by the lessons!

I hope that my photographs bring you a taste of life in the Bush.”

Her photographs capture the essence of the wildlife in amazing detail. For many years Judy led Photographic Safaris to countries in Eastern and Southern Africa, teaching photography and holding workshops for participants. Her Photographic work is currently represented in five art galleries in Oregon. Judy has published seven books of her photography, the latest being FACING LIONS which recounts an adventure she enjoyed in Africa.

Mary Jo Heath presents a body of work themed “Southern Oregon”

Featured Artist Mary Jo Heath

As the featured artist for the month of June, Mary Jo Heath presents a body of work themed “Southern Oregon”. She was born in Coos Bay, Oregon. At the age of five, she moved to the Rogue Valley with her family and attended school at Central Point and graduated from Medford High School

Mary Jo taught art in public schools for more than 30 years.  The majority of her teaching experience is in Central Point Schools. In 1994, she began working with pastels and has won several awards from the Pastel Society of Oregon National and Membership shows.

When asked about her art, she said, “I have gained experience with a variety of art media during my time teaching art in public schools. Of all the media that I have tried, pastel is the most immediate, the most expressive, and the most forgiving. The pastels become an extension of my hand as I try to interpret what I see and how I feel about a subject matter.  It could be the light, the compositions or the challenge of something I have never painted before. Sometimes the subject matter becomes a vehicle for a more abstract expression. Whatever the inspiration, pastel says it for me.”

Please come and enjoy the wonderful art of both Judy Benson LaNier and Mary Jo Heath at the Art du Jour Gallery. Judy’s photos will bring you closer to wildlife in an exciting way.  Mary Jo Heath’s pastels show her passion for pastels.

Fourth Friday Films, Alpaca Picnic and Call to Artists from Rogue Gallery

March 20 2018 artblast FFFilms

THIS FRIDAY, MAY 25 FOURTH FRIDAY FILMS

Friday, May 25, 7:00 pm Local artists turned film-makers Bruce Bayard, Larry Lewis and Greeley Wells present the fifth installment of their Fourth Friday Films series. This Friday’s airing will highlight 3 short films by Bruce Bayard, Larry Lewis and Greeley Wells. Greeley Wells’ piece is entitled “Be Deep Into Presence” with the music of Jeff Pevar as the soundtrack.

This is the second to last of this series. The last film will be on June 22nd.  Fourth Friday Films will take a break for the summer and return in October.

Films will be shown in the Rogue Studio. Attendance is free.

JUNE 9, 2018, ALPACA PICNIC

AlpacaLunchJoin us for Rogue Gallery’s Annual Alpaca Picnic. Meet alpacas up close at Alpacas at Lone Ranch. Rogue Gallery volunteer and native of Peru, Silvia Kelly, will lead a tour of the ranch followed by a South American inspired picnic served with Weisinger Wines on the beautiful grounds of Lone Ranch.

June 9, 2018. Event begins at noon.

Cost is $35. Contact Rogue Gallery at 541-772-8118
to join the fun!

Thanks to: Alpacas at Lone Ranch, Silvia Kelly, Weisinger Family Winery, and Rogue Gallery & Art Center Board of Directors.

CALLS TO ARTISTS FOR ROGUE GALLERY

Fauvism, Colors Gone Wild: Annual Art Movement Tribute Members’ Exhibit
We invite Rogue Gallery members to submit a work in any media in the style of the Fauve artists. Drop-off Saturday, June 9, 2018, 11-3pm. See our Calls to Artists page for details. The exhibit dates are June 15 – July 13, 2018
About the Fauves>>

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Community Gallery Exhibitions

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center invites artists to submit a portfolio of work for the 2019 Community Gallery Exhibition Series. Artists working in all media are encouraged to apply. The submission deadline is June 15, 2018. Please see our Community Gallery Submission Guidelines for full details.

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Berryman Gallery Exhibitions

in The Craterian Theater at the Collier Center for the Performing Arts
Current Rogue Gallery & Art Center member artists working two-dimensionally may apply for solo exhibitions for 2019. The submission deadline is June 15, 2018. Please see our Berryman Gallery Submission Guidelines for full details.

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The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is the Rogue Valley’s premier non-profit community art center founded in 1960 to promote and nurture the visual arts in the Rogue Valley. The Art Center showcases emerging and established artists, presents fine crafts by area artisans, and offers a broad range of visual art classes and workshops for all ages.

Rogue Gallery & Art Center is located in downtown Medford at 40 South Bartlett Street. The hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. We are open every third Friday until 8:00pm.

Summer 2018 Kids Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Click on any picture to reach our website class signup page.
Kids must be at least 7 years old to attend (Photography is 10 & up)
  • Classes are almost every Tuesday & Thursday during the summer
  • Classes are almost always 1 – 3 pm.
  • Classes are $15/day, several classes are a 2 day length.
  • Please preregister whenever possible.
  • Classes include all materials needed (except Photography)

Draw! Materials & Techniques

with Kristen O’Neill

Tuesday, June 26

1 – 3 pm

Discover the wide range of drawing materials and techniques. We’ll have fun creating the same image four different ways to showcase what we’ve learned.
$15.

Paint! Materials & Techniques

with Kristen O’Neill

Thursday, June 28
1 – 3 pm

Learn about brushes, different types of paint, and a variety of techniques. We’ll have fun creating the same image in different styles and learn about painting techniques through art history.

$15.

Draw What You See

with Kristen O’Neill

Tuesday, July 10
1 – 3 pm

Develop drawing skills and learn to turn what you see into a drawing. Lots of great tips!
$15

Paint like Monet

with Kristen O’Neill

Thursday, July 12
1 – 3 pm

Create your own copy of a Monet painting and learn about Impressionism.
$15.

Photography

with Martha Gonzi

TWO DAY CLASS
Tuesday, July 17
Thursday, July 19
10 am – 12 pm both days

Required:
  • Bring your own camera (phone is okay)
  • Ability to email the museum the photos taken on Day 1, or bring a thumb drive or CD of the photos taken.
  • Field Trip outside on Day 1.
  • Must be 10 or older
On the first day kids will be led outside the museum on a walking photo-taking expedition. Techniques for taking better pictures, lighting, and composition will be taught. The second day the photos will be reviewed via a slide show format.
$30.

Papermaking

with Amanda Close

TWO DAY CLASS
Tuesday, July 24
Thursday, July 26
1 – 3 pm

On the first day kids learn to create their very own paper.
On the second day simple origami style boxes will be made and kids will write out their dream and place them in their boxes.
$30.

Zentangle

with Cindy Hernandez

Thursday, August 2
1 – 3 pm

Zentangle is a method of creative doodling. Kids will learn how to start a Zentangle, and create several patterns. Kids are always amazed by what they make and love the fact that there are no mistakes! Cindy is a certified Zentangle instructor.
$15.

Creating a Mixed Media Journal

with Karen O’Brien

Tuesday, August 7
1 – 3 pm
In this class we will make a book that you can to draw or write in. We will color the papers for the inside of the book using a fun technique and decorate the covers using collage and paint.
You will learn:
  • How to use watercolor and medium for a surprise finish to the pages
  • How to tear and put together papers to create a book.
  • How to use collage to decorate the cover.
$15.

Ceramic Fairy Worlds

with Jan Lacy

TWO DAY CLASS
Thursday, August 9 and
Tuesday, August 21
1 – 3 pm
Not only will kids get to create their own fairy house, but they can create their own world! Should there be mushrooms? A cute owl? A river? Plants?
On the first day kids will use hand-building techniques to create their world. Then Jan will take the projects, dry them out and fire them in her kiln. A week and half later everyone returns to glaze! Then Jan will fire the projects. She will have them back in the museum ready for pick up by August 30th. Beginners welcome!
A great opportunity to create a project that most of us cannot do at home!
$30

Paper Bag Journal

with Vicki Cushing

Tuesday, August 14
1- 3 pm
Create a fun journal with a paper bag! Lots of interactive pages to hold TONS of photos, and space to add your own writing or drawings.
$15

Draw from a Photo

with Kristen O’Neill

Thursday, August 16
1 – 3 pm
Learn how to sketch, shade, and create a copy of any photograph. Bring your own photo, or choose from one of ours.
$15.

Kumihimo

with Stephanie Girdlestone

Thursday, August 23
1 – 3 pm
Kumihimo is a Japanese style of braiding, which is about 1500 years old. It bagan as a simple form of fingerloop braiding and grew more complex and intricate as the years went by. Create your own bracelet using a simple pattern. A Kumihimo disk will be provided in each student’s kit.
$15

Paint like Seurat

with Kristen O’Neill

Tuesday, August 28
1 – 3 pm
Pointillism and color! Learn about the basics of color, how to make your colors feel brighter, and have fun. Create a copy of a section of a Seurat, or apply his style to your favorite subject.
$15

Watercolor

with Barbara Burnett

Thursday, August 30
1 – 3 pm
Have fun painting with watercolors, practice different techniques, and create your own painting of a dog or cat.
$15

Grants Pass Museum of Art | 229 SW G StGrants Pass, OR 97528

June Press Release

During the month of June, Judy Benson LeNier’s work will be featured in the Salon and Mary Jo Heath will be the featured artist on the back wall at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main in Medford. Music on Third Friday will be provided by Minstrel Stream. Guest Artist Judy Benson LaNier A professional photographer who specializes in photographing… Read more →

Teddy Abrams Speaks About Music at Rogue Gallery Tonight!

Art and Music have always gone well together…. and that is why
the Rogue Gallery and Art Center

and Britt Festival are excited to blend music and art this year!

Teddy Abrams Speaks About Music at Rogue Gallery Tonight!

May 18, 2018, 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Third Friday Downtown Medford Artwalk

Teddy Abrams will be at the Rogue Gallery to talk about his passion – music.

 

Teddy Abrams is a versatile musician and widely-acclaimed Director and Conductor of the Britt Orchestra. He plays the piano, clarinet and composes. A tireless advocate for the power of music, Abrams fosters interdisciplinary collaboration with organizations including the Louisville Ballet, the Center for Interfaith Relations, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Speed Art Museum, and the Folger Shakespeare Library.

In addition, on the May 18 Third Friday Art Walk the Rogue Gallery will celebrate two new exhibits. The Main Gallery exhibit “Art in Bloom: Darla Baack, Vera Melynk & Kathy Morawiec” features Mosaics, Glass & Paintings. The Community Gallery exhibit “Seductive Pathways: Photographs by Vivian McAleavey” displays mysterious and beautiful photography. Come meet these talented artists.

Refreshments and wine will be served. Wine provided by Weisinger Family Winery. May 18th at 6:30 pm, Teddy will bring his keyboard and talk about music at the Rogue Gallery. Don’t miss this special event!

The Rogue Gallery wishes to thank the sponsor of this event:

Weisinger Winery logo

Workshop with Jennifer Anne

FRIDAY MAY, 18   5:30 – 8:30 pm (Studio 9)

Come hang out Friday night in Studio 9 (upstairs at Ashland Art Center) and learn how to make a zine, create a fluxus box, or free flow with collage and drawing materials. Snacks and beverages provided.
Jennifer Anne will present a demonstration on zine making. A zine is a small-circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images, often reproduced with a photocopier. You can also make your own fluxus box. Fluxus was an art movement in the 60s and 70s that not only wanted art to be available to everyone, but also wanted everyone to produce art all the time.  Make a box that that becomes an interactive art piece to inspire you and others.
Stamps, collage and drawing materials will be provided to help you make your zine and/or box your own!
$15/Person for Materials (cash/check only).
Please RSVP to [email protected]
Jennifer Anne holds a B.A. degree from UC Berkeley, and is currently living in southern Oregon, where she is a gallery and studio artist at the Ashland Art Center.

Spring Clean Sale & Sidewalk Sale

Friday May 18, Saturday May 19 and Sunday May 20.  A big selection of discounted ceramics will be for sale on tables in front of the Art Center. These items go quickly so be sure to stop by early. Some Studio Artists will also be offering markdowns on their artwork. Don’t miss this opportunity to acquire some great art at super-reasonable prices.

GPMA Adult Art Classes: Now through July 2018

GPMA Adult Art Classes: Now through July 2018 - Adult Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, Oregon

GPMA Adult Art Classes: Now through July 2018 - Participants painting in Adult Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, Oregon

 

GPMA Adult Art Classes: Now through July 2018

 

 GPMA Adult Art Classes: Now through July 2018 - Fun with Flowers - Adult Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, Oregon GPMA Adult Art Classes: Now through July 2018 - Fun with Flowers - Adult Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, OregonSketching from Life: Fun with Flowers
with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, May 12th
1 – 4 pm

Learn or develop your skills in drawing from life.
We will sketch fresh flowers
We can use pencils, pens, or charcoal.
Work on creating good values, realistic lighting
Improve composition
All skill levels welcome

$30. All materials provided.

GPMA Adult Art Classes: Now through July 2018 - Paint Like Alex Katz - Adult Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, OregonGPMA Adult Art Classes: Now through July 2018 - Paint Like Alex Katz - Adult Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, OregonPaint like Alex Katz
with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, May 19th
1 – 4 pm

Contemporary painter Alex Katz is a master at simplifying compositions. His artwork has been exhibited over 700 times and he is one of the most famous living painters. In this class we will:

Have fun learning tricks to simplify a painting to make it stronger
Learn to plan our colors ahead of time
Beginning students can copy one of his works, and more intermediate, advanced, or adventurous students can bring in a photo and we will paint it in Katz’s style.
Leave with an acrylic painting

$30. All materials provided.

GPMA Adult Art Classes: Now through July 2018 - Animal Drawing - Adult Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, OregonAnimal Drawing
with Bobbi Baldwin
Saturday, June 2nd
10:30 – 4

Paint your beloved pet or favorite animal, open to all mediums (except oil). Dogs, cats, horses, tigers, cows, wild animals. Whatever your favorite fur or feather animals are!
We will work on learning the anatomical structure of bodies and faces as well as how to best portray them.
We will also work on composition, color theory, techniques, and painting.
Beginners through advanced artists—all are welcome.

$85. Materials list to be sent to you. (Most materials available for use at the Museum if needed).

GPMA Adult Art Classes: Now through July 2018 - Art Journals with Karen O'Brien - Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, OregonArt Journals
with Karen O’Brien
Saturday, June 16th
10:30 – 3:30

In this class we will learn how to begin our own art journal* with simple supplies. I will share plenty of ideas and approaches to begin filling your journals. We will create a journal spread.
All you need to bring to class is:

Blank journal that can handle water media: 90-140 lb paper
OR
Old book : thin spine, no larger than 9″ x 12″, no shiny, slick or glossy pages

*What is an Art Journal? It’s a place to record your thoughts, memories, and emotions through images, art and words.
Why do it? It is an easy way to use your creativity every day. It can be done with simple tools. It is portable, requiring very little space to do it. It can be used to document life, travels, plan you art, express your feelings, test out new art products and techniques. It can be personal – only for you, or you can share it with others.

$45.

GPMA Adult Art Classes: Now through July 2018 - Advanced Figure Drawing - Adult Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, OregonAdvanced Figure Drawing
with Bobbi Baldwin
Friday, June 22nd &
Saturday, June 23rd
10:30 – 4

Bobbi returns by popular demand!

An in-depth study of how color theory applies to the human form. This class is designed for anyone who wants to learn more about how to draw the human form. It will also apply color theory to the way you draw the figure – including how shadow and light can make your work far better. You will leave with a stronger knowledge of how to apply light and shadow, keep them separated, and how to draw anyone in any position.

$150. Materials list will be sent to you.

GPMA Adult Art Classes: Now through July 2018 - How to Paint Waves - Adult Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, OregonGPMA Adult Art Classes: Now through July 2018 - How to Paint Waves - Adult Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, OregonGPMA Adult Art Classes: Now through July 2018 - How to Paint Waves - Adult Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, OregonHow to Paint Waves
with Kristen O’Neill
Saturday, June 30th
1 – 4 pm

Learn how to paint convincing waves
Where it the light in the wave?
What colors make a convincing wave?
Learn about transparent vs opaque colors
Learn about the difference between Mineral Inorganic colors and Modern Organic colors – finally find out what all those crazy paint names are about!
Great color theory class that will apply to other subjects too!

$30. All materials included.

GPMA Adult Art Classes: Now through July 2018 - Vision Boards - Adult Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, OregonVision Board
with Candy Rosenberg
Saturday, July 14th
10:30 – 4:30

Have you ever wanted to make a vision board?
A vision board is a powerful tool that helps you narrow down your desires through the power of manifestation. This tool helps you to invest the time and energy to visualize your future and consistently remind yourself of your life goals. This workshop is led by Candy Rosenberg of Soulworks. You will be not only be creating a vision board, you will be guided by a life coach to learn what you want in life and how to get it. We will provide everything you need, just bring your smile. This course is normally $125, so be sure to take advantage of this special workshop offering.

$55. All materials included.

Grants Pass Museum of Art | 229 SW G St, Grants Pass, OR 97528