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Art du Jour Gallery

213 E. Main Street Medford, OR 97501 (541) 770-3190 Summer Hours: Wed. – Sun., 11AM – 4PM Third Friday Art Walk, 5PM – 8PM www.ArtDuJourGalleryMedford.com

Art du Jour Gallery Press Release – August 2022

In the Main Gallery, the Feature Wall will display a group show, Summertime. Each artist will display artwork with their interpretation of the summer season.

The Salon will showcase the work of local watercolor artist, Marianne Nielsen.

August 1 – August 31, 2022 Summertime

Summer is the season of light, activity and fun! In August, Art du Jour members will present their varied works about summertime on the Feature Wall in the gallery.

Summer Somersault

Roy Musitelli

A Resting PlaceMarilyn Zupan

Featured Artist Wall – July 2022 Marianne Nielsen

Painting is my therapy, my passion, and my love. I find inspiration and motivation from all things in nature, especially animals. I started taking lessons and learned to paint watercolor in 2002. I have been completely hooked on the media because it offers so much variety and flexibility regarding textures and techniques and is never boring.

My first instructor for 5+ years was the late Marshal McDaniels. He was a huge inspira- tion to me and literally changed my life for the better. I am also an avid book collector from other artists and love to study their approaches and techniques to watercolor. As a result, I have become a watercolor instructor myself in Grants Pass, OR since 2007.

Watercolor is a media that allows me to constantly reinvent and challenge myself. It is a thrill when I can successfully apply a new technique or process to my work.

Bag Kitty

Spring Fling

Stealth

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 at: [email protected], or by contacting your favorite Art du Jour artist.

Max Brown

My name is Max Brown.

Art du Jour December 2021 Featured Artists

In December 2021, the Art du Jour Gallery in Medford features the works of Joshua Able, wildlife photographer, and Alx Fox, abstract impressionist painter.

November 2021 at Art du Jour

In November, the Art du Jour Gallery presents a show featuring the favorite artwork from the
Gallery artists. The Salon features paintings from guest artist Andre Satie.


November 1 – November 30, 2021
Favorite Art

In November, the Art du Jour Gallery will present a show of the Gallery artists’ favorite
works. Here are selections from Dixie Kinser and Doug Staples.


Dixie Kinser

“My friend, Dodie Hamilton, and I were on an Egyptian tour when the revolution broke
out. It was known as Arab Spring. Wars started in Syria as well as Egypt. From our
room, we could see protesters trying to cross the Nile and being pushed back with tear
gas by armed soldiers defending the bridge. Protesters picked up the canisters and
threw them in the Nile. We could smell the gas in our room. We were evacuated the
next day.”

Doug Staples

“’The End of Democracy’ is my favorite artwork because it shows the fragility of our
democracy and the frustration and terror associated with the overthrow of a govern-
ment. I painted this right after the January 6th assault on our Capitol.”


October 1 – November 31, 2021
Salon Artist Andre Satie

“Shining Mountains II,” by Andre Satie


“I grew up in my dad’s sign shop in the days of hand-lettered signage, and to this day, there are
few aromas that I love more than the smell of ‘turps’. My first competition gained a First Place
in oil and Best of Show. A few months later, a tiny 2″ silver sculpture mounted on a block of
wood took Second Place in sculpture at the Monterey Jazz Festival. Feeling validated, I took
the plunge onto the road marked Artist and never looked back.

“Today, after some 60 years of plying the brush, my happy place is still in the studio. The work
of my heart has found collectors, personal and corporate, in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Ger-
many, Norway, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico…. and who knows where else my paintings have land-
ed over time.”

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

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