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Fix & Finish with Silvia Trujillo

Fix & Finish with Silvia Trujillo

Rogue Gallery & Art Ctr is hosting a new class this Sat & Sun: it’s somewhere in between a workshop and an art evaluation. Bring your previous works which might need a bit of improvement for completion, or maybe just add a few finishing touches to make that painting sing!

Fix and Finish with Silvia Trujillo
Saturday and Sunday, August 19-20,10am-2pm

All painting media and skill levels welcome!
“Fix and/or Finish” a painting by figuring out what will benefit those pieces that are not quite working, or start a new project. The instructor will help with composition, color, and techniques to guide viewers’ eyes through your painting. Silvia has a wide range of experience with different styles and media, and will help you in mastering yours.

MEMBERS $75 NON-MEMBERS $90 Students to bring pieces to be fixed and finished and the materials they used. Register Here >>

New Exhibit at the Rogue Gallery

New Exhibit at the Rogue Gallery

New Exhibit at the Rogue Gallery - image of painting Over Under Sideways, by Carl Vince

Over Under Sideways, by Carl Vince

New Exhibit at the Rogue Gallery - image of painting Grandfather's House, by Susan Lehman

Grandfather’s House, by Susan Lehman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abstract Perceptions: Paintings by Vince Carl and Susan Lehman

Exhibit date: August 11 – September 22, 2017, Reception Date: August 18 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm

 

Rogue River artist Vince Carl and Bandon artist Susan Lehman are lifelong artists. Carl earned a BFA from Miami University and continued studying with Mitch Kaufman-Katz and Pat Enos. Lehman studied fine art and textiles at California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland and graduated with Distinction. Their abstract paintings are evocative of varied experiences and places with richly textured surfaces created with techniques honed over a lifetime.

 

Vince Carl uses color, line, and texture to express his experiences, feelings, and memories in his large abstract painting. He paints by applying thin layer of acrylic paint that he sands and scratches into and then applies another layer of paint. He does this multiple times to develop layers that are rich in color and texture.

 

As an abstract artist, Susan Lehman appreciates the “impression of the light, the nuances of the mood, or the expression of the experience of the place rather than the recreation of the image of that place.” Her work includes handmade paper, layers of acrylic paint, acrylic molding paste, lace, and silk fabric. She works intuitively allowing the work to emerge through her process.

 

An exhibit reception will be held on Friday, August 18, 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Wine and food provided by Harry and David will be served.

 

 

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is a non-profit community art center, founded in 1960 to promote and support the arts in the Rogue Valley. The center exhibits a wide range of artistic styles and mediums from local and national artists. Programming includes art educational opportunities for children and adults. 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. Call (541)772-8118 for more info or visit www.roguegallery.org.

 

August-September 2017 Exhibits at Rogue Gallery

TWO NEW EXHIBITS!Rogue Gallery and Art center logo Medford Oregon
IN THE MAIN GALLERY

Abstract Perceptions:
Paintings by Vince Carl and Susan Lehman

August 11 – September 22, 2017

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Left: Vince Carl, OVER UNDER SIDEWAYS
Right: Susan Lehman, ALL THAT REMAINS

Reception: Friday, August 18, 5:00-8:00 pm

Rogue River artist Vince Carl and Bandon artist Susan Lehman are lifelong artists. Carl earned a BFA from Miami University and continued studying with Mitch Kaufman-Katz and Pat Enos. Lehman studied fine art and textiles at California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland and graduated with Distinction. Their abstract paintings are evocative of varied experiences and places with richly textured surfaces created with techniques honed over a lifetime.
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IN THE BERRYMAN GALLERY
LOCATED UPSTAIRS IN THE CRATERIAN THEATER

Brushes Behind the Desk:
The Artwork of Rogue Gallery Staff

August 4 – September 27, 2017

Staff Art
Top, Left to Right: Kim Hearon, MILL CAMP AT JOHN DAY, OREGON, Rachel Barrett, A SUMMER ROSE
Bottom, Left to Right: Anna May, HIGHWAY 66, Ashley Clasby, RUBBISH

Rogue Gallery’s staff are also artists. On display are paintings by Executive Director Kim Hearon, Education Director Anna May, Graphic Designer Rachel Barrett, and collagraphs by Gallery Assistant Ashley Clasby.

Youth Camps + Adult Classes and Workshops and More From Rogue Gallery

rogue gallery and art centerROGUE STUDIO CLASSES

YOUTH CAMPS

Clay Discovery Camp with Shari Craddock
For ages 7-11, Tuesday-Friday, August 1-4 from 9am-12pm
Students will enjoy getting their hands in clay while creating unique cups, vessels, and fantastic sculptures. They will learn several hand building methods and get experience on the potter’s wheel. All pieces will be fired and picked-up after camp.
Register Here >>
Superheroes and Villains Drawing Camp with Craig Honeycutt
For ages 7-11, Tuesday-Friday, August 8-11 from 9am-12pm
Aspiring comic book artists will create powerful superheroes and villains. They will use their own imagination to invent original characters and learn design tricks for faces, figures, and costumes.

FOR ADULTS

Life Drawing Sessions are back! Register now or stop by the Rogue Studio on Tuesday, August 1st at 6pm to sign up and draw in our newly remodeled studio.

Register Here >>

Fix and Finish with Silvia Trujillo
All painting media and skill levels welcome, Saturday and Sunday, August 19-20,10am-2pm
“Fix and/or Finish” a painting by figuring out what will benefit those pieces that are not quite working, or start a new project! The instructor will help with composition, color, and techniques to guide viewers’ eyes through your painting. Silvia has a wide range of experience with different styles and media, and will help you in mastering yours.
Register Here >>

See more adult workshops and classes here>>

IN MEMORY – Harriett Rex Smith

Long-time member and local artist Harriett Rex Smith died last week. Harriett was a painter and a life-long advocate for the arts. Read John Darling’s piece about Harriett’s inspiring life and work from the Ashland Tidings HERE>>

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

One week left to apply for the Betty Bowen Award! This award was established to honor Betty Bowen (1918-1977) who was an enthusiastic supporter of Northwest contemporary art. This is a juried award and the winner receives an unrestricted prize of $15,000 to further their career. A selection of works by the winner will be exhibited at the Seattle Art Museum. All visual artists working in any media in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho are encouraged to apply. More information is available at visitsam.org/betty-bowen. Applications are accepted online at www.callforentry.org. Deadline: Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 11PM.

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Third Friday Receptions for New Exhibits at Rogue Gallery

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center will have a reception for two exhibits for Downtown Medford’s Third Friday Artwalk

Assemblage piece by Leona Keene Sewitsky

Assemblage by Leona Keene Sewitsky

Main Gallery exhibit

Scenes from the Unconscious: Micah Ofstedahl & Leona Sewitsky

June 23 – August 4, 2017, Reception: Friday, July 21, 5-8pm

 

Ashland artist Micah Ofstedahl combines the conscious observations of science with the subconscious imagination of the mind in his surrealistic acrylic paintings. Jacksonville artist Leona Keene Sewitsky explores the unconscious mind in playful, dreamlike, and mysterious sculptures created from recycled objects and papier maché.

Micah Ofstedahl was born and raised in Austin, Minnesota and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in sculpture and ceramics from Minnesota State University. Micah describes his work as an exploration of the unknown and the importance of its relationship to scientific and human advancement. Micah states, “I am constantly being amazed by the hidden beauty and complexity of the world and this is largely what I hope to convey to my audience.”

Leona Keene Sewitsky resides in Jacksonville and has been creating artwork out of recycled objects and paper mache for eleven years. She enjoys the challenge of assembling mismatched items, sculpting and painting paperclay heads, and creating a carnival of characters. Exploring the unconscious dream state of the mind in sculptures and assemblages, Leona creates original artwork that is humorous, familiar, and sometimes other worldly.

 

Through All Things, painting by Micah Ofstedahl

“Through All Things,” Micah Ofstedahl

 

Sponsored by Rogue Gallery & Art Center Board of Directors

 

Leona and Friends, Graphite drawing by Walt Wirfs

“Leona and Friends,” Graphite drawing by Walt Wirfs

 

Community Gallery Exhibit

Visions of Daily Life: Drawings by Walt Wirfs

 

July 14 – August 25, 2017, Reception: Friday, July 21, 5-8pm

 

Jacksonville artist Walt Wirfs captures the everyday joy of friends, family and strangers with their canine companions in detailed graphite drawings. His strong draftsman skills are richly displayed in these grayscale drawings. Walt Wirfs develops his work with the use of dark and light space to create these engaging images.

 

 

 

Refreshments by Harry and David will be served at the reception on Friday, July 21, from 5:00 – 8:00 pm.

 

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is a non-profit community art center, founded in 1960 to promote and support the arts in the Rogue Valley. The center exhibits a wide range of artistic styles and mediums from local and national artists. Programming includes art educational opportunities for children and adults. 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. Call (541)772-8118 for more info or visit www.roguegallery.org.

July 2017 News from Rogue Gallery

Visions of Daily Life:
Drawings by Walt Wirfs

July 14 – August 25, 2017


Walt Wirfs, LEONA AND FRIENDS, graphite

Reception: Friday, July 21, 5:00-8:00 pm

 Jacksonville artist Walt Wirfs captures the everyday joy of friends, family and strangers with their canine companions in detailed graphite drawings.
DOCUMENTARY SCREENING THIS SATURDAY
As part of the Rogue Gallery’s Impressionism exhibit we are screening documentaries about important Impressionistic painters. The last movie in the series will be screened this Saturday at 2:00 pm. The movie lasts approximately one hour.
 – July 15, 2017, 2PM: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

NOW OPEN
IN THE MAIN GALLERY

Scenes from the Unconscious
Micah Ofstedahl & Leona Keene Sewitsky

June 23–August 4, 2017

Ofstedahl Sewitsky
Left: Micah Ofstedahl, STRANGE PARADISE 1920, acrylic
Right: Leona Keene Sewitsky, SHIP OF FOOLS, sculpture
Reception: Friday, July 21, 5:00-8:00 pm

Ashland artist Micah Ofstedahl combines the conscious observations of science with the
subconscious imagination of the mind in his surrealistic acrylic paintings. Jacksonville artist Leona Keene Sewitsky explores the unconscious mind in playful, dreamlike, and mysterious sculptures created from recycled objects and paper mache.

Sponsored by: 
The Rogue Gallery Board of Directors

MORE ART CAMPS IN THE ROGUE STUDIO

FOR YOUR YOUNG ARTIST TO ENJOY THIS SUMMER!

Castles, Creatures and More! Painting Camp with Pravina McClure
For ages 7-11 – July 18-21, 9 am-12 noon
Crazy Sculptures Camp with Samar Dawisha
For ages 7-11  – July 18-21, 1 pm-4 pm
Wild About Printing Camp with Samar Dawisha
For ages 7-11 – July 25-28, 9 am-12 noon
Realistic Drawing Camp with Craig Honeycutt
For ages 13-17 – July 25-28, 1 pm-4 pm
Clay Discovery Camp with Shari Craddock
For ages 7-11 – August 1-4, 9 am-12 noon
Superheroes and Villains Drawing Camp with Craig Honeycutt
For ages 7-11 – August 8-11, 9 am-12 noon
ADULT CLASSES
Life Drawing Sessions are back! Register now or stop by the Rogue Studio on Tuesday, July 18th at 6pm to sign up and draw in our newly remodeled studio.
Register Here >>

Go Abstract! with George Shively is coming up next weekend, July 22nd & 23rd. Get creative and explore some rule-breaking procedures that will free up your imagination to go abstract! All materials are included.

See more adult workshops and classes here>>
ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM OTHER ORGANIZATIONS
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Upcoming Workshops with Silvia Trujillo

Upcoming Workshops with Silvia Trujillo

I’ve been at the drawing board (literally) working on three large commissions for the new Oregon Retina Center in Medford, getting work ready for my solo exhibit at The Berryman Gallery (located in the Craterian Theater), acted as juror for a member show, finished up the teen mentor project, and  recently taught a ‘Clouds & Skies’ workshop. Besides all this I’ve managed to get a bit of plein air work in and attend some open model sessions. Whew, it’s been a busy Spring, but I’m grateful for all of the opportunities! And of course I’m still showing new work at the Art & Soul Gallery in Ashland.

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Upcoming workshops:

Oil painting of a landscape with clouds by Silvia trujillo, Ashland, OregonPlein Aire

Saturday and Sunday, July 8-9, 8:30am-12pm
All painting media and skill levels welcome

Location TBA

The tradition of Plein Aire (open air) painting began with the impressionists. In this class you will develop a deeper understanding of how to create a successful landscape painting. You will learn principles of composition, light/shadows, atmospheric perspective, and color temperature while working on location. Working directly from nature will help you gain a new understanding and confidence in your landscape painting.

Painting of a tree in oil by Silvia Trujillo, Ashland, OregonFix and Finish 

Saturday and Sunday, August 19-20,10am-2pm
All painting media and skill levels welcome

“Fix and/or Finish” a painting by figuring out what will benefit those pieces that are not quite working, or start a new project! The instructor will help with composition, color, and techniques to guide viewers’ eyes through your painting. Silvia has a wide range of experience with different styles and media, and will help you in mastering yours.

Hope you can make it to one or both of these!

Registration:

Summer Classes and Workshops at Rogue Gallery & Art Center

UPCOMING SUMMER CAMPS AND CLASSES

FOR YOUTH
Tie Dye Camp 
For ages 7-11, Tuesday-Friday, June 27-30 from 1-4pm
Artists will dive into vibrant colors and learn many fun designs and techniques producing bright and colorful tie dye creations.
Register Here >>

Space, Time and the Universe Painting Camp
For ages 7-11 Tuesday-Friday, July 11-14 from 9am-12pm
Students will use their imaginations to create strange new life forms including animals, plants, humans and aliens using traditional drawing techniques with demonstrations, practice, and still life supports.
Register Here >>

Manga Camp with Craig Honeycutt
For ages 11-14 Tuesday-Friday, July 11-14 from 1-4pm
Young illustrators will bring manga characters to life with helpful tips and tricks in creating anatomy, postures, hands, and hair using their favorite characters and other popular images for inspiration.
Register Here >>

See more upcoming summer camps for youth here>>

FOR ADULTS

Plein Aire Painting with Silvia Trujillo
Saturday and Sunday, July 8-9, 8:30am-12pm
Working directly from nature will help you gain a new understanding and confidence in your landscape painting.
Register Here >>

Go Abstract! With George Shively
Saturday, July 22,10am-2pm and Sunday, July 23, 1pm-3pm 
Create a painting in a different way and focus on pure design, as beautiful texture and dynamic light and shadow, as elegant linear patterns.
Register Here >>

See more adult workshops and classes here>>

Scenes from the Unconscious at Rogue Gallery and More News

Scenes from the Unconscious

 

Left: Micah Ofstedahl, STRANGE PARADISE 1920, acrylic Right: Leona Keene Sewitsky, SHIP OF FOOLS, assemblage sculpture

Left: Micah Ofstedahl, STRANGE PARADISE 1920, acrylic
Right: Leona Keene Sewitsky, SHIP OF FOOLS, sculpture

 

 

IN THE MAIN GALLERY

Scenes from the Unconscious
Micah Ofstedahl & Leona Keene Sewitsky

June 23–August 4, 2017

Ashland artist Micah Ofstedahl combines the conscious observations of science with the
subconscious imagination of the mind in his surrealistic acrylic paintings. Jacksonville artist Leona Keene Sewitsky explores the unconscious mind in playful, dreamlike, and mysterious sculptures created from recycled objects and paper mache.

June 2017 Rogue Gallery & Art Center Art Blast

Rogue Gallery & Art Center Art Blast – June 2017

June 7 2017  artblast Vivian McAleavey
Detail of Ascension by Vivian McAleavey
FREE DOCUMENTARY SCREENINGS
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As part of the Rogue Gallery’s Impressionism exhibit we are screening documentaries about important Impressionistic painters on Wednesdays at noon. The movies last approximately one hour. Screenings will take place in the newly renovated studio, with new comfortable chairs.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017, noon: Edouard Manet​
Wednesday, June 21, 2017, noon: Edgar Degas
Wednesday, June 28, 2017, noon: Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Wednesday, July 5, 2017, noon: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
June 24, 2017 ALPACA TOUR AND PICNIC
alpacas

Visit the alpacas at Lone Ranch
Sunday, June 24 at noon at at Lone Ranch located at 13856 Weowna Way, White City

Rogue Gallery presents a tour and Picnic at Lone Ranch. Participants will meet at the ranch and then experience a tour by long time Rogue Gallery volunteer and Peru native Silvia Kelly. The Latin American inspired picnic will take place on the beautiful Lone Ranch grounds. Directions will be provided.
Tickets are available $35 per person includes lunch, wine and tour.
Call us at 541-772-8118

UPCOMING CAMPS AND CLASSES

FOR YOUTH

Photography Camp
For ages 11-14, Tuesday-Friday, June 20-23 from 9am-12pm
A perfect camp for aspiring young photographers. Students will learn functions of camera features including tips and tricks of the digital photography world. BRING CAMERA AND BATTERIES
Register Here >>

Tie Dye Camp
For ages 7-11, Tuesday-Friday, June 27-30 from 1-4pm
Artists will dive into vibrant colors and learn many fun designs and techniques producing bright and colorful tie dye creations.
Register Here >>

FOR ADULTS

Beginning Life Drawing 
Saturdays, June 17 & 24,10am-2pm
Learn to draw the human figure from life. This workshop will focus on techniques in gesture, contour and tone, using practical ways to study the form, function and essential proportion of the human anatomy. You will also learn processes for continued learning, making this an ideal class to take with the Rogue Studio Drawing Sessions.
Register Here >>
See more upcoming summer camps for youth here>>
See more adult workshops and classes here>>

CALLS TO ARTISTS
Interested in a one person show for your artwork? The Community Gallery in the Rogue Gallery and the Berryman Gallery located upstairs in the Craterian Theater are great places to show your work. The deadline for the 2018 shows is June 15, 2017. Click on the links below for submission guidelines:

Community Submission Guidelines  

Berryman Gallery Submission Guidelines

ASSEMBLAGE MATERIALS

A member of our community donated these materials that were found in the ground of his 100+ year property. If you would like to incorporate these into your art, please come by the Rogue Gallery and pick them up.

assemblage glass
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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.