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Southern Oregon Society of Artists Members Critique

Autumn Treasure, Pastel by Steve Bennett

Southern Oregon Society of Artists Members Critique Odessa Lake, Pastel by Steve Bennett Autumn Treasure, Pastel by Steve Bennett Tulips Aglow, Pastel by Steve Bennett

Steve Bennett, well-known artist from Jacksonville will be the critique juror for Southern Oregon Society of Artists (SOSA) on Monday, April 27. Steve, who has studied with many of the finest instructors in the United States, has been painting for nearly 30 years. Having worked in most media, he now chooses the immediacy of pastel, saying, “The pigment is right here in my hand.” His strong designs and colors add to the excitement of each piece. He will look for good composition created by the use of the basic Elements of Design to convey each artist initial concept. Art will be accepted from 6:15 to 6:45 from paid members. Guests are welcome to attend.

The meeting will be held Monday, April 27, at the Medford

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Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon Spring Community Meeting

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Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon invites all arts enthusiasts to our Spring Community Meeting on Tues., April 14th from 2:30–3:30PM in the Shield Room at The Bear Hotel, 2101 NE Spalding, Grants Pass, OR 97526. All attending will have the opportunity to sign up for an Arts Alliance Charter Membership for just $20!

The Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon is an organization of artists, arts organizations, arts advocates, and the public, dedicated to building a strong, creative and sustainable arts community in southern Oregon.

In the spring of 2013, leaders from various arts organizations gathered with a vision to strengthen partnership and improve communication for the benefit of the greater arts community. Since then, we have regularly held panel discussions, public, and steering committee meetings to gather input as to what the Arts Alliance should be, and created mission and vision statements. Meeting locations vary throughout Southern Oregon in Medford,

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Become a More Powerful Watercolor Painter Workshop with Anne Brooke

Anne Brooke Watercolor Workshop at SO Guild of Artists in Kerby - flyer / announcement

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Ashland Art Center Classes, Events and News

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Ashland Art Center CLASSES, EVENTS & NEWS April and Beyond 2015 FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK APRIL 3 5pm to 8 pm Featured Artists:Dean Buchser: Behind the Looking Glass Tiffany Hokanson at the Printing Studio Music by Frankie Hernandez Free. More info We welcome your donations for our programs

Sewing machines Book and paper arts supplies Sculpting supplies Printing supplies and equipment Linocut tools Screenprinting supplies Painting suplies easels Textiles and weaving Basket making supplies Animation equipment pPhotography equipment/cameras/printers Encaustic materials Contact us at [email protected] 541-601-3501 All donations are tax deductible CERAMICS NEW ~ Pottery on the Wheel with Stephanie Friedman

4 consecutive Thursdays beginning Thursday April 9

10:30am-12:30pm $80 6 students max More info

Ceramics with Garry Price Garry

Tuesdays 5:00 – 7:00 pm $10, plus clay and firing Drop in. Ages 13+ More info Ceramics with Alissa Clark

Wednesdays, 3:00 – 5:00 pm $10,

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“Paintings and Poetry” at Art du Jour Gallery

Transmutation, Georganna Happel

Ten artists have melded the arts of painting and poetry for an exhibit running from March 28-May 29 at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main St., Medford.

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Ashland Gallery Association April Exhibits

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Come out and celebrate Ashland’s Visual Arts during the AGA First Friday Art Walk, April 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!

Download the Gallery Tour Map here:

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. For more information about all of the exhibits visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com

Pick up the new complimentary 2015 Gallery Guide in member galleries now! Ashland Gallery Association Spotlight Exhibits April 2015 A Taste of Ashland 17 Galleries + Wine + Food = One delicious art experience!

Saturday and Sunday, April 25th and 26th from noon to 4 p.m.

A Taste of Ashland Poster art by Kevin Christman

Celebrating its twenty-sixth year, the Ashland Gallery Association’s signature fund-raising event is A Taste of Ashland. This annual walking

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“I Once Read…” at the SO Guild Gallery

I Once Read... art exhibit at the southern oregon guild gallery in Kerby, Oregon Feb 19 - April 10, 2015

I Once Read... art exhibit at the southern oregon guild gallery in Kerby, Oregon Feb 19 - April 10, 2015

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New Exhibits at Rogue Gallery

Psyche, watercolor painting by Rachel Barrett

Main Gallery Exhibit:

Rogue Valley Biennial

February 20 – April 10, 2015, Reception: Friday, February 20, 5-8pm

 

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is proud to host the 2015 Rogue Valley Biennial. The Rogue Valley Biennial Art Exhibit is held at different locations in the Southern Oregon every other year. The exhibit celebrates the talents of Southern Oregon artist as they expand their vision in their work. Acrylic, oil, and watercolor paintings, photography, pastels, and sculpture are among the media exhibited.

 

Biennial exhibits are most commonly used within the art world to describe exhibits that occur every other year. The first exhibit in 1895 was held in Venice, Italy and is still considered the most important. Biennial exhibits are now held throughout the world, most often celebrating contemporary art. The focus of the art is frequently on current cultural events that influence the perception of our everyday life.

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