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New Main Gallery Exhibit Begins this Friday

What is the Question: Lewis Anderson & Darcie Sternenberg September 14–November 2, 2018

detail of Lewis Anderson’s Is the Map the Territory NEW EXHIBIT, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2018 IN THE MAIN GALLERY

What is the Question: Lewis Anderson & Darcie Sternenberg

September 14–November 2, 2018

Left: Lewis Anderson, Does The Boatman Come For You Right: Darcie Sternenberg, Does Nature Acknowledge Time

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

Southern Oregon photography artists Lewis Anderson and Darcie Sternenberg both create dreamlike landscape images. Anderson’s Asian inspired pieces are large multi-paneled images while Sternenberg’s smaller, intimate pieces are in black and white. In this exhibit, each image is titled with a question, which invites the viewer to establish a stronger connection with art. ROGUE GALLERY’S 2018 ANNUAL AUCTION Puttin’ on the Glitz Saturday, October 20, 2018, 5pm at the Rogue Valley Country Club 2660 Hillcrest Road, Medford The annual auction is our biggest fund raiser and a great night of fun, food, music and

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Create Art & Celebrate Diversity- Community Art Contest

Annual Sidewalk Sale July 13 14 Central Art Supply, Medford, Oregon

 

  As part of our celebration of the fair’s 25th anniversary Sept. 29, 2018, Central Art and the fair are hosting a community art contest. Consider submitting artwork with the theme “diversity” for the chance to display your artwork at the fair and win prizes! Contest rules Artwork will be judged on creativity, style and how well the artwork reflects the contest theme. Artist may use any medium/format desired (black and white, color, pencil sketch, painting, ink, photograph, etc.). Artwork must be an original creation, no prints. Artwork must be created within the past year. Artwork must be family friendly for viewing by people of all ages, gender, culture and race. Our intent is to emphasize equity, diversity and inclusion. Artwork must be flat and not exceed 11” x 14” in size. There is no entry fee. Limit 1 entry per person. Artwork must be submitted with

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Rogue Gallery features Doug Anderson in Main Gallery July 27–September 7, 2018

ACROBAT BY Doug Anderson

Detail of DUNKING TANK by Doug Anderson New Exhibit in the Main Gallery FRIDAY, JULY 27 IN THE MAIN GALLERY

Stories From Around the Ring Doug Anderson

July 27–September 7, 2018

ACROBAT BY Doug Anderson

Reception: Friday, August 17, 5:00-8:00 pm Doug Anderson teaches painting and drawing at Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR. The paintings and drawings in this exhibit use provocative and sometimes humorous imagery set in carnival-like environments to expose the absurdity in our lives and in our times. sponsored by: the Rogue Gallery & Art Center’s Founders Circle IN THE ROGUE STUDIO Summer Camps for Youth Sign up now, classes are filling fast! Clay Discovery with Shari Craddock For ages 7-10 Tuesday-Friday, August 7-10 from 9 am -12 pm Young artists will discover the wonders of creating with clay. They will learn how to make tea cups, mugs and sculptures. They also will learn

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This Saturday – Celebrate “The Year of the Dog”!

This Saturday - Celebrate "The Year of the Dog"! Ashland Art Center and SO Humane

Whimsical Animal Art – Dana Feagin Art “The Year of the Dog” Saturday, June 23rd 3-6PM Ashland Art Center Join me, along with other local artists, this Saturday afternoon for art, wine, snacks and fun, in celebration of dogs! The first 50 attendees receive a swag bag filled with goodies, including an art magnet from me and a cake pop from Kat von Cupcake. This event benefits Southern Oregon Humane Society and the Ashland Art Center. Hope to see you there! Copyright © 2018 Dana Feagin, All rights reserved.

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Southern Oregon Plein Air 2018 Is Coming! Plan Your Life Accordingly.

Explore The Possibilities of Plein Air This Summer!

Art In The Rough: A Plein Air Vendor Fair at Central Art!

It’s your first plein air “field assignment.” The easel’s packed, brushes are stowed, paints and canvas tucked into the nooks and crannies of your rig – which is now bursting at the seams! “But wait,” you say, “what am I missing? Is there something better I could be using?”

Bring that intrepid spirit to Central Art during our Plein Air Vendor Fair

Wednesday June 20th, 2018,

and expand your artistic horizons with a plethora of the latest and greatest in plein air essentials that will enrich your experience.

Watch live demonstrations and talk with the experts about what’s new and exciting, enjoy great discounts, and enter to win a Grand Prize!

Plus: don’t forget to share your art adventures with us on Instagram! Be sure to tag @centralart1 in your post, and use the hashtag:

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Fourth Friday Films, Alpaca Picnic and Call to Artists from Rogue Gallery

Fourth Friday Films, Alpaca Picnic and Call to Artists from Rogue Gallery

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 Join 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

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33rd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition

33rd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition—Opens on February 6, 2018

33rd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition—Opens on February 6, 2018

The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition (CIFAC) is an opportunity for both amateur and professional artists to submit their artwork for a chance to exhibit in New York City and receive valuable promotional benefits as well as cash prizes. The work of selected artists will be presented at Agora Gallery, an elegant street-level space located in the heart of the Chelsea arts district next to the High Line in New York City. Agora Gallery attracts thousands of visitors with its welcoming interiors and striking exterior. All awards are geared toward giving the winners valuable exposure with an aim to accelerate their art careers and encourage future productivity.

33rd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition—Opens on February 6, 2018

Artists from across the globe are invited to enter the 33rd Annual Chelsea International Fine Art Competition. With a fierce dedication to

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Hearts and Hopes Show Opening at Guild

Hearts and Hopes Guild Show Flyer

NEA Funding Approved for 2018 by House Appropriations Committee

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Late tonight, the full House Appropriations Committee met and approved funding for the National Endowment for the Arts at $145 million for FY 2018. While we’re still gathering details of the meeting, this completes the U.S. House committee consideration and advances the proposal to a possible action on the U.S. House floor in the coming weeks.

Although we are disappointed by this proposed $5 million (cut from $150 million in FY 2017), we are encouraged that it is not the termination proposal sought by the Administration since March. This House proposal falls short of the funding requested by a record bipartisan group of 154 members of Congress of $155 million. Similar to the request made by members in the House, 40 Senators requested NEA funding of at least $150 million for FY 2018.

The accompanying U.S. House report notes the “broad bipartisan support” of NEA’s participation in the National Initiative

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