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Get Ready For An Art-Rageous Event at Central Art!



It’s time to stamp your passport for Central Art’s 7th Annual Art Extravaganza! This is your golden ticket to dive in and discover the hottest creative trends and freshest tools, presented by art materials experts in a hands-on format!

Join us Friday AND Saturday, Feb. 9th & 10th to get the full experience! Visit all 12 of our vendors’ tables showcasing over 50 exciting art products! Take home samples! Enter to win prizes, including a $250 Central Art Shopping Spree!

But that’s not all! Be sure to sign up for a Mini Workshop during the Extravaganza! Central Art’s one-hour mini art workshops are returning for both days of the event, with something unique and different offered for the creatively curious!*

*But remember: space is

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Central Art’s 2018 Art Extravaganza Mini Workshop Schedule

Central Art's 2018 Art Extravaganza Mini Workshop Schedule

Central Art’s 2018 Art Extravaganza Mini Workshop Schedule

It’s Coming! Sign up NOW for Central Art’s 2018 Mini Workshop Extravaganza!

*Pre-registration required for ALL workshops.

All workshops are for 1 hour.

Friday, February 9th

10:00am – POSCA MARKERS – $7

Express your creativity with POSCA paint markers! POSCA water-based, non-toxic markers make it easy to paint, write and draw on a variety of surfaces. Each attendee will use POSCA markers on birch wood panels, rocks & fabric.



Dive into the history of acrylic paint; the chemistry behind its drying process; color bias and split complimentary palettes; and a few exciting painting techniques and applications with acrylic mediums.



Explore the ancient art of sumi painting with Yuming Zhu. Learn about the tools used and how brush

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RGAC Fall 2017 Catalogue and New Exhibits

Rogue Gallery and Art Center

Detail of DARK MOON IN AUTUMN by Alx Fox NEW EXHIBIT! IN THE MAIN GALLERY Elements: Earth, Water, Fire, Wind:

Eleanor Erskine, Alx Fox, Zelpha Hutton, Keith Johnson, and Dan Tilden

September 29 – November 10, 2017

Keith Johnson, Landscape in Transformation and Balance,

Reception: Friday, October 20, 5:00-8:00 pm

Artists explore the classical idea of the elements: earth, water, fire, and wind. Described as the simplest essential parts of all things, the four elements have fascinated artists throughout history. Printmaker Eleanor Erskine, sculptor Dan Tilden, and abstract painters Alx Fox, Zelpha Hutton, and Keith Johnson creates artwork reflecting this concept of the natural world. IN THE ROGUE STUDIO The Fall catalog is out! Also see our Fall classes our website! Adult Classes and Youth Classes


Instructor Alx Fox’s paintings are currently in our main gallery exhibit!

Intuitive Abstracts with Alx Fox Saturday, October 28, and Sunday,

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A Invitation from Silvia Trujillo to Paint en Plein Air!

Paschal's Winery plein air painting by Silvia Trujillo

Hello there artist friends,

Now that summer is coming to an end, here’s a chance to sharpen your painting skills and enjoy the remaining warmth before Fall and Winter set in. Hosted by the Rogue Gallery, a workshop in plein air painting is being offered for beginners to advanced artists who would like to learn more about atmospheric perspective, how light effects color, and how to compare values for accuracy. We will be painting Table Rock and Rogue River at a location near Tou Velle Park in Medford on Sat, Sept 23 from 10am -4pm. I promise a fun and informative time for all… join us if you can 😉

Also coming up is a plein air workshop hosted by The Lassen Art Center in Shingletown, CA. This location is at the base of Lassen National Park which is a great place to visit

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Ashland Art Center September 2017 Art Walk, Studio Classes and More


September 2017 & beyond… CLASSES, EVENTS, & NEWS Check out our new line up of fall classes. Something for everyone! We are offering space for small parties as well as private events for team building, girl’s night out and birthday parties. Imagine how fun it will be to relax, laugh, bring your own refreshments and learn painting, drawing, felting, clay, jewelry making and more with your friends and colleagues. Our “sip” series line up for fall has lots to offer. Students can bring a bottle of wine and their favorite snacks or purchase wine from our new wine bar at Ashland Art Center and make art. Platt Anderson Cellars offers wine by the glass or bottle with a 20% discount for students taking a class. Follow us on facebook: Follow us on instagram: @ashlandartcenter Scroll through the email to view class details and news You can

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**HURRY! These Workshops Are Filling Up FAST!!!**

Discover Something NEW & Colorful ONLY at Central Art!


During the month of August, we’re offering three unique hands-on opportunities to immerse yourself in an art form you may have never before tried! Are you excited?

Location: Central Art, 101 N. Central in Downtown Medford.


Tuesday, 8/8 – SPOTS FULL “Go With The Flow: Pouring with Acrylics”

1:00pm – 3:30pm Fee: $5


Saturday, 8/19 – SPOTS AVAILABLE “Pet Rocks & Posca Pens/Rock Swap”

1:00pm – 3:30pm Fee: $5


Tuesday, 8/22 – SPOTS AVAILABLE “Marbling Mayhem!”

1:00pm – 3:30pm Fee: $5


Pre-registration required for mini workshops. Payment reserves your spot.

Seats are limited to 12 per workshop.

Call 541-773-1444 and pay by phone or stop in to Central Art to register.

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Art Classes at GPMA

Upcoming Art Classes Visit our Website KIDS CLASS Making Art Books Wednesday, July 12 2 – 4 pm Taught by Laura Davis Create small art books. Draw your own art or collage pages. $15. Ages 7 & up. KIDS CLASS Painting Rocks Thursday, July 13 1-3 pm Taught by Judy Davidson Paint small creatures, abstract patterns or whatever you can dream up on river rocks. $15. Ages 7 and up.

ADULT CLASS Paint like Seurat Saturday, July 15 1-4 pm Taught by Kristen O’Neill Seurat was a Neo-Impressionism painter. Learn about his art, and his use of color. (Optical mixing and pointillism are fun to explore!) Class starts with a brief art history talk, then a painting demo, then we create our own copies of a painting.You have the choice to pick your own painting to copy, or suggestions are available. All skill levels are welcome. Lots of one-on-one

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June 2017 Rogue Gallery & Art Center Art Blast

Rogue Gallery & Art Center Art Blast – June 2017 Detail of Ascension by Vivian McAleavey FREE DOCUMENTARY SCREENINGS

As part of the Rogue Gallery’s Impressionism exhibit we are screening documentaries about important Impressionistic painters on Wednesdays at noon. The movies last approximately one hour. Screenings will take place in the newly renovated studio, with new comfortable chairs. Wednesday, June 14, 2017, noon: Edouard Manet​ Wednesday, June 21, 2017, noon: Edgar Degas Wednesday, June 28, 2017, noon: Pierre-Auguste Renoir Wednesday, July 5, 2017, noon: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec June 24, 2017 ALPACA TOUR AND PICNIC Visit the alpacas at Lone Ranch Sunday, June 24 at noon at at Lone Ranch located at 13856 Weowna Way, White City Rogue Gallery presents a tour and Picnic at Lone Ranch. Participants will meet at the ranch and then experience a tour by long time Rogue Gallery volunteer and Peru native Silvia Kelly. The

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Ashland Art Center April/May Classes and Events

Ashland Art Center Classes and Events Update : Ashland Art Center, Ashland, Oregon logo image

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You can also visit our online calendar.

First Friday Event at AAC

MAY First FridayFREE Community Art Event

May 6th @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Featured Upstairs Studio Artist Show:Mother Earth-the Art of

Botanical Printing by Jo Ann Manzone. Medium: Fiber, Wearable Art & botanical printing. Studio #9 upstairs.

Featured Downstairs Studio Artist: Samantha McDermott. Medium: Fiber Artist, natural dyeing. Studio 4B.

“From my surroundings, farms, gardens, and parks, I gather organic material and then hand dye textiles into one of kind pieces of art.”

Featured Photographer of the Month: John-Christer Peterson

John-Christer Petersen is a local photographer based in Medford, Oregon. A selection of his photographs entitled “Persone di Piazze”, (People of the Plazas), will be on display at The Photographers Gallery in the Ashland Art Center from May 6, 2016.

He is shifting the

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