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ASHLAND GALLERY ASSOCIATION’S ANNUAL STUDENT ART SHOW BEGINS MARCH FIRST FRIDAY

Drawing by Kiri Boles

Special Event: Annual AGA Student Show – Twelve Galleries Feature Ashland High School Student Artists in March!

Drawing by Kiri Boles

Deep Blue, by William Crowley. All Rights Reserved, used by permission of the artist.

March First Friday will have a very special added attraction when the Ashland Gallery Association celebrates student art. Alongside art by well-known local, regional and national artists, a dozen galleries will feature works by creative young artists from the Ashland High School Art Department. During the First Friday Art Walk, the students will be present at their hosting gallery from 5:00-8:00 p.m. to proudly discuss their work. Throughout the month of March, visitors to participating galleries will be treated to paintings, drawings, fiber arts, woodworking and jewelry, as well as photography on display. All are invited and the community is encouraged to support these emerging artists by visiting the galleries. Pick up

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Jerry Shanafelt Annual Studio Sale and Painting Demonstration this weekend!

Painting by Jerry Shanafelt, Ashland, Oregon

Don’t miss one of Illahe Studios & Gallery’s favorite artists; Jerry Shanafelt Annual Open Studio this weekend, Friday and Saturday September 21 and 22, 1-5 PM. Painting demonstration and Sale… 432 Parkside Drive Ashland OR 97520

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CALL FOR ARTISTS: Jacksonville Celebrates the Arts Festival 2012

The event coordinator of the Jacksonville Celebrates the Arts Festival is accepting applications now – August 15th, 2012. Potters and clay sculptors, weavers, painters, toy makers, and creators of original clothing, musical instruments, soaps/candles/lotions, designer furniture, artistically-crafted unique paper, wood, stone, glass, metal, gourds, fiber arts and leather are all welcome to apply. Download the 2012 prospectus and application HERE.

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SOAR Welcomes Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation & its 2012 “Envision” Conference

Masterpiece Christian Artists Conference 2012 brochure

We were delighted to hear from Jeanne Randall of the Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation last week and just posted new listings for the non-profit organization she heads, the Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation, and its annual artists retreat and conference, with a 2012 theme “Envision” for its May 30 – June 2 meeting. Please note that registration for their 2012 conference is now underway and visit their listings for a complete collection of links and contact information.

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Rogue Gallery & Art Center celebrates 51 years in the region

Rogue Gallery and Art Center

Celebrating its 51st year of inspiring visual arts in Southern Oregon, the Rogue Gallery & Art Center is hosting its Annual Benefit Auction and Dinner on Saturday, September 10, 2011. This fun-filled, “ARTrageous” event will take place at Kids Unlimited in Medford, Oregon (821 N. Riverside), beginning at 5PM. All proceeds raised will support visual arts education for all ages and art exhibitions for artists in the Rogue Valley and beyond.

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The Artists’ Workshop 27th Annual Art Show and Sale

Marilynn Hurst, A Time Gone By

Join the members of the Artists Workshop for their 27th Annual Show & Sale Aug 20 – 28, 2011 at the US Hotel Ballroom, California and 3rd Street, Jacksonville!

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