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October Exhibit in Rogue's Community Gallery

New exhibit in the Community Gallery

The Sublime Natural: Watercolors of Lane Hall

September 25 – October 23, 2015

Reception Friday, October 16, 5:00 – 8:00 pm

 

Hillcrest Oak, by Lane Hall

Hillcrest Oak, watercolor painting by Lane Hall

The October Exhibit in Rogue’s Community Gallery displays Pacific Northwest award winning watercolor artist Lane Hall, who displays bold brush strokes and strong composition in his representational depiction of nature.

Accomplished watercolorist Lane Hall expertly paints with watercolor to create images of local surroundings including old buildings, open fields, and country roads. Using what is called a “dry brush” technique of watercolor painting, he applies the paint with little water. He then scrapes and scratches the painted surface. The result is beautiful, lively brushstrokes that are rich in color and texture. Lane states of his artwork, “I love the stark value contrasts and varying textures found in nature and endeavor to translate my unique interpretation for the viewer onto a two dimensional surface.”

September Coastline, by Lane Hall

September Coastline, watercolor painting by Lane Hall

Lane Hall holds Platinum Membership in the Watercolor Society of Oregon and has won numerous painting awards in state, national, and international competitions. He recently received the Frances Nell Storer Memorial Award for his painting, ‘Oak Burl’, in the American Watercolor Society’s 148th International Exhibition, held in New York City. He is a Signature Member of the National Watercolor Society and has had work published in “Strokes of Genius II: The Best of Drawing Light and Shadow”, Southwest Art Magazine, and Watercolor Artist Magazine. Lane graduated from Southern Oregon University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. He resides in Southern Oregon.

 

The artist will be present for a reception held on Friday, October 16, 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Wine, Rogue Creamery cheese, and Harry and David snacks 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 media 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 pm Call (541)772-8118 for more info or visit www.roguegallery.org.

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