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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.

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

New Exhibits at Rogue Gallery May 2018

Main Gallery

Art in Bloom: Darla Baack, Vera Melnyk & Kathy Morawiec

Exhibit date: April 27–June 1, 2018

Reception Date: May 18, 2018

Darla Baack, Sun and Moon, Stained glass

Darla Baack, Sun and Moon, Stained Glass

 

This beautiful exhibit features works from three Northwest artists; Kathy Morawiec, who paints loose, lively, colorful flowers, Vera Melnyk, who produces mosaic of complex textures and patterns and Darla Baack, who creates luminous works in stained glass. The Rogue Gallery & Art Center celebrates Downtown Medford’s annual Art in Bloom Festival with an exhibit that features the beauty of spring. Stained glass by Darla Baack is luminous and meditative in its representation of the nature and the heavens. Vera Melynk’s bold abstract mosaics shimmer and reflect from the varied colors of stone, minerals, and glass she has acquired from her travels.    Kathy Morawiec paints large floral paintings that are as fresh and lively as the flowers they depict.

Community Gallery

Seductive Pathways: Photographs by Vivian McAleavey

Exhibit date: May 4–June 8, 2018

Reception Date: Friday, May 18, 2018

Vivian McAleavey - Seductive Pathways

Vivian McAleavey, Going Home, Photo

 

Southern Oregon artist Vivian McAleavey has wandered the American West finding magical pathways suggesting possibilities and capturing nature’s ability to soothe and inspire. This exhibit includes photographs that are dreamy and mysterious of natural wonders throughout the west.

                                      Refreshments will be served at the reception on May 18, from 5:00 – 8:00 pm.

Palette Knife Painting with Silvia Trujillo May 19, 2018

Last year’s palette knife class was such a huge success that I’m offering it again!

If you’ve never tried painting with a knife, it’s a whole new experience. Knife painting is very freeing – particularly for those of you who would like to loosen up a bit with your acrylic or oil paintings. You will achieve a richness of texture and color like no other. It’s a great way to explore your medium, expand your art language, and create something new, fresh, and different.

Saturday, May 19, 10:00 am–4:00 pm    

Silvia Trujillo teaches knife palette painting

Palette Knife Painting 
Acrylic/Oil
Discover the technique and secrets of applying paint directly onto canvas using a palette knife. With thorough instruction by Silvia Trujillo, you will develop skills that will enhance your work in value, design, and color harmony by adding luscious texture and rich color that will make your piece breathtaking.
MEMBERS $65, NON-MEMBERS $80

To register contact:

Rogue Gallery & Art Center
40 S. Bartlett Street
Medford, OR 97501
phone: 541-772-8118
website: www.roguegallery.org
Rogue Gallery & Art Center in downtown Medford Oregon promotes and provides for the study, development, exhibition, and appreciation of visual art. RGAC is a vital art hub in our community and offers regular exhibits and events, art classes and workshops for adults, teens, and kids. The Rogue Gallery and Art Center features the art work of artist members and offers membership and sponsorship opportunities.

Rogue Gallery and Britt Blend Music and Art May 18th

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!

Mark your calendars for May 18, 2018, 6:30 – 7:30 pm

for the Third Friday Downtown Medford Artwalk

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

Teddy Abrams, Director and coinductor of the Britt OrchestraTeddy 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 the talented artists of these exhibits!

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

Free Films This Friday at Rogue Gallery

March 20 2018 artblast FFFilms 2

Free! FOURTH FRIDAY FILMS

March 23, 2018 7:00 p.m.

 Local artists turned film-makers Bruce Bayard, Larry Lewis and Greeley Wells present the third installment of their Fourth Friday Films series. This Friday’s airing will highlight filrms by Bruce Bayard. In addition there will be short films by Freeley Wells, and works by Larry Lewis. Films will be shown in the Rogue Studio. Attendance is free. 

CELTIC CELEBRATION CONTEST WINNERS

Another Sell-Out Crowd has a fabulous time!
IMG_0299It was a wonderful night, abley MC’ed by volunteer Tom Hearon and graced by the songs of the Blarney Tones and a spirited Irish band, the Roaring Rogues.

From an incredibly talented group of singers, Jena Harris won the “Danny Boy” singing contest as judged by the enthusiastic audience.

The art contest was judged by Georgeanna Happel who chose Best in Show and the Honorable Mention pieces. The Celtic Celebration attendees voted by ballot for Peoples Choice. The entire exhibit is on display until this Friday, March 23rd. The winning pieces will be on view until April 6th.

Best in Show: Joan Kennedy for “The Singing Goddess” watercolor/gauche
People’s Choice: Kristen Beck for “Eilean Donan Castle, Scottish Highlands” photography
Honorable Mention:
Silvia Kelly for “Ireland on my Mind” acrylic for most whimsical
Charlotte L. Wirfs for “Celtic Charm” textile
Kristen Beck for “Eilean Donan Castle, Scottish Highlands” photo
Rachel Barrett for “Luck of the Irish” watercolor

IN THE ROGUE STUDIO

For Teens
Teen Painting Workshop for ages 13–17 with Linda Dixon
April Series: Thursdays, April 5, 12, 19, 26, 4:00-6:00 pm
Local artist Linda Dixon will guide students through the process of painting, explaining the importance of color and the principles of design. All materials are provided register now!

For Adults
Mixed Media 3 with Linda Dixon
Saturday and Sunday, March 24 & 25,1:00–4:00pm
Construct an assemblage by adding unique found objects on your mixed media piece. Completion of Mixed Media I and/or II is not required to attend this class. Register now!

20 Most Important Lessons with Judy Morris Curtain Call
Saturday, Sunday, & Monday, April 7, 8 & 9,10:00 am–4:00 pm
Join professional art instructor Judy Morris in this inspiring painting workshop about the most important lessons in watercolor. Judy will share her techniques, knowledge, and experiences with painting from her 50 years in the art world that will inspire you to create fantastic pieces of your own. Register now!

Life Drawing Tuesdays, 6-8:30 pm, Next Session, March 27th. $10 per session.
Register or pay at time of drop in.

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Rogue Gallery

On St. Patrick’s Day, the Rogue Gallery will host a special evening event featuring Celtic art, music, and Irish food.

Musicians and choral groups will perform traditional Irish music. The evening also includes a singing competition of the best rendition of the song “Danny Boy”. A special Celtic themed art show by Rogue Gallery artists’ members will be on display from March 14 through March 22, 2018.

The Celtic culture has a long and rich tradition in music and art. The Rogue Gallery & Art Center celebrates the art of the Celts with music and art. Music performers include Pat O’Scannell and the choral group Blarney Tones. On display will be an Irish themed art show that includes acrylic, oil, and watercolor paintings as well as photography and collages. Realistic interpretations and abstraction of Celtic themes are reflected in the diverse work. The evening also includes a singing competition to select the best rendition of the Irish classic, “Danny Boy” with the winner receiving a $100 award. Corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, and Irish soda bread will be served.

Tickets cost $35.00 and are limited. For tickets, please call 541-772-8118, visit the Rogue Gallery at 40 S. Bartlett St., or purchase online at www.roguegallery.org .

Margaret Stermer_Cox_Watercolor_Irish Breakfast                Tea

Margaret Stermer-Cox, Watercolor, Irish Breakfast Tea

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.

Reception for New Art Exhibits at Rogue Gallery

Art Reception for new exhibits at the Rogue Gallery on January 19, 2017

Main Gallery exhibit

Human Connection: Figurative Paintings by Karen Staal

Exhibit date: January 5–February 16, 2018

Working in oil and acrylic, Ashland artist Karen Staal creates figurative paintings. She refines the figures to their essence, creating new harmonies with line, shape, and color. By her use of negative space, she evokes a narrative or relationship that expresses unity and joy.

This exhibit spans several decades of figurative paintings by Karen Staal. Each of the paintings presents the figures as connected and one with the canvas. Serene swimmers by the pool, jazz musicians at their instruments, embracing couples, and individuals in quiet contemplation are reverently interpreted, creating paintings of calmness and peace. Karen has exhibited throughout Oregon and California. She holds a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute.

Community Gallery Exhibit

Rogue Impressions and Beyond: paintings by Silvia Trujillo

Exhibit date: January 5 – February 2, 2018

Trujillo paints the landscapes and scenery of Southern Oregon. Applied in an impasto finish, these paintings communicate mood and a sense of time by coloring the light and shadow of each season. Her work inspires the viewer to see the awe and beauty in their ordinary surroundings.

Applied in an impasto finish, Silvia Trujillo’s paintings communicate mood and a sense of time by coloring the light and shadow of each season. The artist states “I wish to encourage and inspire the viewer to see more; to see the awe and beauty in the ordinary landscapes and scenery of Southern Oregon.” Silvia Trujillo is an artist and art instructor in Northern California and Oregon. Her work has been shown in The Crocker Art Museum, California State Capitol/ Office of the Governor, and The Haggin Art Museum. She is a master colorist, emphasizing color relationships and works in both impressionistic and realistic styles. Silvia’s love of the natural world takes her into the realms of landscape, portraiture, animals and botanicals, expressing the sacred connection in all of life.

Refreshments by Harry and David will be served at the reception on January 19 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.

TIME: Annual Members’ Exhibition at Rogue Gallery

TIME: Annual Members’ Exhibition

November 17 – December 21, 2017

Reception: Friday, November 17, 5:00 -8:00 pm

Weather Worn, watercolor by Betty Barss

Weather Worn, watercolor by Betty Barss

 

In the 2017 Rogue Gallery Annual Members’ Exhibition, over sixty artists interpret the theme of “Time”. The Annual Members’ Exhibition features work by Rogue Gallery and Art Center members and is always one of the most popular of the year. The Rogue Gallery has had a long history of supporting local and regional artists. This exhibit gives Rogue Gallery members an opportunity to exhibit one piece of their work on the central theme of “Time”. Over 60 artists are participating in this non-juried exhibit. Artists’ submitted artwork that reflects their personal interpretation of the theme. The exhibit includes watercolors, acrylic, and oil paintings as well as sculptures, photography, and pastels.

 

An exhibit reception will be held on Friday, November 17, 5:00 – 8:00 pm Wine, Rogue Creamery cheese, and Harry and David snacks will be served.

A Stitch in Time, textile art by Anna Hinkle

A Stitch in Time, textile art by Anna Hinkle

 

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.

Editor’s Note: Speaking of time, we apologize that this article was posted well after the reception announced above. A mid-November death in our immediate family forced last-minute travel plans and didn’t leave time to publish it before we had to leave.

Owls in the Wilderness by Eva Thiemann at the Berryman Gallery through Nov 2

Eva Thiemann
Owls in the Wilderness

October 3, 2017- November 2, 2017

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WOODLAND WARDEN, oil painting by Eva Thiemann

Eva Thiemann, who has previously been known mostly for her oil paintings of Alaskan bears, has ventured into portrayals of owls with grace and finesse. Her signature style of abstract backgrounds supporting realistic subjects has carried over into her new works beautifully. A show of her oil paintings of Owls in the Wilderness is on display at the Berryman Gallery in the Craterian Theater. The show can be seen when attending a performance at the Craterian. Performances remaining while Eva’s show is up include The Simon & Garfunkel Story on October 26, 2017 at 7:30 PM, Rogue Valley Harmonizers present Songs of Broadway with VOCAL SPECTRUM October 28, 2017 at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM, MOMIX – Opus Cactus on November 1, 2017 at 7:30 PM, and The Improvised Shakespeare Company onNovember 2, 2017 at 7:30 PM. If you have tickets for any of these performances, please be sure to arrive early and take time to enjoy Thiemann’s work. If you don’t…grab tickets today and plan on a pleasant evening of a performance and art gallery exhibit in one outing!

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center curates the Berryman Gallery, located within the adjacent Craterian Theater at the Collier Center for the Performing Arts, at 23 S. Central in Medford. You may visit the Berryman before the Craterian’s performances. See their website for performance dates at www.craterian.org/calendar.