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Ashland First Friday ArtWalk Tomorrow!

Ashland First Friday Art Walk: December 3, 20215:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Please visit gallery, studio, and artist websites for more information regarding COVID-19 safety protocols and procedures. Thank you. Join us for the Ashland First Friday Art Walk!We’re excited to share a diverse array of wonderful artwork created by our very talented artists this month. Don’t forget to visit their websites for more information about business hours, current events, and upcoming opportunities. Here is a sampling of our December Spotlight Galleries and Artists. Please visit our website for links to our member galleries and artist websites, and to view the online version of the 2021 Ashland Gallery Guide.www.ashlandgalleries.com Pam Haunschild, Night Fall, Mixed Media Art & Soul GallerySunrise, SunsetAs Art & Soul Gallery comes to a final close after 23 incredible years, the community is invited to say goodbye, pick up business cards from each of their favorite

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Folly and wisdom in The Ambassadors

It might be fun and profitable for someone—if college students still read Henry James—to translate his late novels into English. I read The Ambassadors in graduate school, as required, and absorbed little of it. It was a compulsory title. The problem was that I wasn’t prepared to pay enough attention to actually locate subjects and […]

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All is Bright

The holidays have begun! I want to take a moment in this little space to thank you for reading, supporting, purchasing greeting cards or art or both. There’s a new-ish movement that has (thankfully) taken off called Small Business Saturday. It’s all about shopping small, shopping local and supporting your local artisans, retail shops or […]

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AGA December Exhibits in Ashland

First Friday Art Walk, December 3, 2021, 5 pm–7 pm. COVID cases are rising in Jackson County, so please visit gallery, studio, and artist websites for more information regarding COVID-19 safety protocols and procedures before setting out to explore Ashland’s December exhibits. Thank you.

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SO Guild of Artists & Artisans Announcements

SO Guild of Artists & Artisans Announcements

Thanks for reading SO Guild of Artists & Artisans announcements for Thanksgiving, December 2021, and January 2022! We have a lot to tell you about! Our Black Friday alternative sale. A December filmmaking and editing workshop with Alex Gaylon. A January storytelling workshop with Georgia Churchill. Our YouTube channel. And more…

Thanksgiving Plus One Fine Art & Craft Sale (The Antidote to Big Box Store Black Friday Crazy-making) Begins Friday, November 26

For many years, the day after Thanksgiving has been advertised by giant retailers as the day to shop for bargains at big box stores. For some of us, THAT is no fun at all (not to mention that the purchases are less than inspired.) We are offering you a local and lovely antidote for that “ailment.”

Our special Friday-after-Thanksgiving event is for all those who have supported the Guild

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Life Studies

It’s the last week to see Jim Mott’s excellent work from a unique project, Life Studies, a modification of his usual itinerant mode, where he travels to a city like Ferguson, Missouri and paints scenes from the life of his participating host, as a gift in exchange for lodging. In this case, he has painted […]

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Art du Jour December 2021 Featured Artists

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

Applications open for MASS MoCA Summer/Fall 2022 residency

MASS MoCA’s artist residency, the Studios at MASS MoCA, has partnered with the Ford Family Foundation to support another year of fully funded residency fellowships for Oregon visual artists.

Applications are now open for The Studios at MASS MoCA’s Summer/Fall 2022 artist residency season.

Applicants are eligible who:

1. Are currently practicing visual artists2. Have lived in Oregon for the past 36 months3. Are not currently students

Applications are now open for The Studios at MASS MoCA’s Summer/Fall 2022 artist residency season.Join the 750+ artists who have enjoyed an artist residency of up to 8 weeks on MASS MoCA’s historic mill campus in the Berkshire Mountains. Run by Assets for Artists (the artist-development arm of MASS MoCA), artist residencies will be available from June 15 – Dec 31, 2022 for the Summer/Fall season.

 Selected artists receive:

Private, furnished studio space at MASS MoCA, available 24/7Housing in newly renovated apartments

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Reminder to Join the Oregon Artists Registry

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As a tool for sharing funding opportunities, the Oregon Arts Commission partnered with The Ford Family Foundation to create the Oregon Artist Registry.

Professional artists are strongly encouraged to sign up for the registry by completing a brief survey about themselves and their artistic practice. The goal is to reach and connect with as many Oregon artists as possible, including those who haven’t previously accessed funding programs.

Call to Oregon artists Oregon Arts Commission partners with The Ford Family Foundation to create statewide Artist Registry

Salem, Oregon – Ensuring artists’ access to funding opportunities and building a case for more artist resources are the goals of a new statewide Artist Registry created by the Oregon Arts Commission in partnership with The Ford Family Foundation.

Professional artists from across Oregon are encouraged to sign up for the registry by completing a brief survey about themselves and their artistic practice. The

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Ashland Galleries November Visual Arts News

Ashland GalleriesNovember Visual Arts News November = Art Opportunities & Memberships We’re excited to share Ashland Galleries November Visual Arts News! This month we have a handful of fun art opportunities that are being offered to foster your inner creativity, whether it be getting out and about or enjoying from the comfort of your own home. Even more exciting, it’s officially time to renew your membership with the Ashland Gallery Association! Please see below for more details and information. Sally Ehrman, Untitled, Collage Fiber Arts CollectiveCut-Up Poetry Thursday, November 18, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. From old discarded books, participants will have the opportunity to cut out words and/or phrases that appeal to them to create a poem. Whether it’s the sound of a word or the significance of a phrase, be prepared to get creative with local instructor, Sally Ehrman. For those who are interested in attending, please

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