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September Brings Abstraction to Art du Jour Gallery

Rondo in Color, painting by Millie Clarke

Rondo in Color, by Millie Clarke

Millie Clarke Millie Clarke, Featured Artist for September at Art du Jour Gallery, will show her new collection of vibrant acrylic abstract art. Clarke’s work has been described as “having wild spontaneity but with controlled esthetics”. She is noted for using colors in imaginative ways and in employing texture to add interest to her pieces. In her new collection, Clarke uses one foot by four feet canvases. The interspacing of straight bars over her creations provides the viewer with “windows” into the painting. These works may be hung vertically or horizontally.

 

The exhibit includes a large 30” x 40” work titled “Rondo in Color.” This piece is a fusion of paint-handling techniques which Clarke uses that includes scraping, scratching and wiping. The plane of a large painted area gains tension from her use of shaped and scratched smaller blocks of contrasting

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Ashland Gallery Association July Exhibits

Light Catcher by Lewis Anderson

Kick off the holiday weekend and celebrate Ashland’s Visual Arts during the AGA First Friday Art Walk, July 3rd, from 5 to 8 pm!

Stroll the galleries in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Enjoy this year-round free community event, filled with spectacular artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and conversation with other art enthusiasts!

Pick up a Gallery Tour Map at any member gallery, the Ashland Chamber of Commerce, or download off of our website. For more information about all of the exhibits visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com

Pick up the complimentary 2015 Gallery Guide in member galleries or view online!

Ashland Gallery Association Spotlight Exhibits July 2015

New Gallery Member!

In the Light Upstairs, black & white photography

Perdita Gallery In The Light Upstairs: Black And White Photography

In The Light Upstairs, an exhibition of black and white photography, opens at Perdita on Friday July 3rd, 2015 with

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The Art of Selling Art Workshop with Alx Fox

The art of selling art, workshop with Alx Fox at the SO Guild of Artists May 2, 2015

The Artist’s 1st and greatest Challenge is Creating Their Art The Artist’s 2nd greatest challenge is Selling That Art Join abstract painter Alx Fox Acclaimed Salesmanship Maven Saturday, May 2 10:00 am to 3:00 pm At the Guild Gallery & Art Center on the RCC Kerby Campus in Kerby, OR for a Fun Interactive Class on… The Art of Selling Art

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Using Active Self-Promotion and Innovative Sales Techniques to Develop a More Successful Professional Art Career

Ever had the thought, “I hate sales” or “I just can’t sell.” Those beliefs are based on a misconception of what “sales” is really all about. Come learn what “selling” really is and how to expand your marketing efforts beyond your current beliefs and skills in this fun, interactive workshop, sponsored by the Southern Oregon Guild.

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Creative Visions: Empower your Mind to the Beauty of Abstract

Keep Going, abstract painting in acrylic by Alx Fox

Unleash your creativity in this abstract painting workshop with Alx Fox – “Creative Visions: Empower your Mind to the Beauty of Abstract” March 28 & 29, 2015 from 10am-3pm.

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AGA Art Happenings – August 2013

Ashland Gallery Association Ashland First Friday ArtWalk : Ashland Gallery Association aga logo

If you didn’t make it out for First Friday Art Walk, you still have time to see these spectacular exhibits running throughout the month! Here is a sampling of our member gallery August shows.

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Art News: Alx Fox & “Change Over Day” Part 1

Monday, (29 July) was “change over day” at Art & Soul Gallery in Ashland, OR.  I’m happy to say that I am one of the members of the gallery.  Change over sometimes looks chaotic, but it’s a carefully organized and orchestrated changing of the paintings in the gallery.  There are roughly 30 artists in the […]

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Alx Fox Featured Artist at Art & Soul, August 2 Reception!

Alx Fox, Southern Oregon Society of Artists August 2013 Featured Artist

Southern Oregon Society of Artists Annual Award Banquet

Prize winning artists June Shepherd, Dorothy Swain, Tom Austin and Charity Hubbard with judge Steven LaRose

Not getting away from my computer as much as I should, it was my great pleasure to step out and attend the annual awards banquet of the Southern Oregon Society of Artists on Saturday. This is the first time they held their year-end event at the Rogue Valley Country Club; around a hundred artists and their guests were seated at tables in the Country Club’s ball room where we enjoyed a beautiful luncheon with wine while waiting with bated breath for the Painting of the Year awards to be announced.

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Southern Oregon Society of Artists Year-End Update

'Tis the Raven, Nevermore, by Charlotte Peterson

Three beautiful paintings were chosen as winners at SOSA’s 2011 Year-End Banquet and Juried Critique: Big Sister by Janet Rawlings won First Place, with Charlotte Peterson’s watercolor, “‘Tis the Raven, Nevermore,” coming in second and Alx’s own mixed-media abstract, “Bliss” taking third. See them in the slideshow below.

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Area Artists Present Holiday Gift Bazaar in December

Holiday Gift Bazaar – Refreshments and light appetizers will be served. Mark your calenders for this fun event. Many one of a unique and creative items will be sold. Attached is a event flyer in case you want to print it out to share with your friends.

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