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Art Du Jour News – December 2019

Homeward Bound by Marilyn Zupan. Image courtesy of the artist

Homeward Bound by Marilyn Zupan. Image courtesy of the artist

Advance Release for December 2019:

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford will continue it’s seasonal exhibit with a transition to winter. For Third Friday (December 20th, 5pm-8pm) we are planning a special Christmas event presented by harpist Kathy Yeoman. Please go to our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/ArtduJourGallery) for any further updates.

Guest Artist Nancy Graham Returns to Help Art du Jour Usher in a New Year

Nancy Graham has always been passionate about art in all its forms and styles, as evidenced by the variety of subjects she likes to paint and the varied approach to each. She was always encouraged by her mother, who was a well-known artist in California and an art instructor at Dominican College in San Rafael a number of years ago. She paints only with watercolor these days and

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Ashland Gallery Association First Friday Art Walk, November 1st 2019 from 5 to 8 pm

Lindy Kehoe, “Durgalina,” mixed media painting

Join us for the First Friday Art Walk festivities! Ashland Gallery Association Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions First Friday Art Walk, November 1st from 5 to 8 pm

Stroll the galleries and take in the visual delights in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Venture further to explore out-skirting galleries! Enjoy this free year-round community event, filled with a diverse array of artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and lively conversation!

November Spotlight Exhibits

Art & Soul Gallery “Color Notes” oil painting on linen by Jenay Elder

Artist Jenay Elder resides in Southern Oregon. Her impressionistic oil paintings are known for their textured notes of color, representational quality and their sensitive subject matter. Jenay sold her first Monet inspired, impressionistic landscape online at the age of fifteen in 2001 and has been making and selling art ever since. Her artwork can be found

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Big Weekend! 3rd Friday and THE AUCTION!

Rogue Gallery and Art Center's annual auction is our most important fundraiser of the year. Please join us. Rogue Valley Country Club 2660 Hillcrest Road, Medford 5:00 p.m. Evening includes silent auction, cocktail hour, dinner, live auction, and live music by "Band du Pays Swing"

Detail of Home Invasion, woodblock print by Stefan Wolf 3RD FRIDAY RECEPTION Meet the artist!

IN THE COMMUNITY GALLERY

Deep Impressions: Handmade Prints by Stefan Wolf

October 11 – November 22, 2019

Reception: Friday, October 18, 5:30-8:00 pm

Stefan Wolf demonstrates his passion for relief printing with his striking hand carved linoleum and woodblock prints. His work reflects on universal themes inspired by orthodox Christianity and Western tradition. . . . . IN THE MAIN GALLERY

THE CUTTING EDGE: Ceramics by Baba Wagué Diakité & Collages by Penda Diakité

September 27–November 8, 2019

Baba Wagué Diakité, Mami Wata with Turtle, ceramic; PendaDiakite, CabaKo, collage on board This exhibit features a collaboration of father and daughter artists, Baba Wagué Diakité and Penda Diakité. Ceramic artist Baba Wagué Diakité and collage artist Penda Diakité create vibrant work featuring expressive narratives. Each artists has a unique approach, embracing styles and

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Ashland Galleries June 2019 Exhibits

Image caption: “Dog” artifact

Ashland Gallery Association Art Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions First Friday Art Walk, June 7th, from 5 to 8 PM

Stroll the galleries and take in the visual delights in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Enjoy this free year-round community event, filled with a diverse array of artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and lively conversation!

For more information about all of our exhibits and to download the June Gallery Tour map, please visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com

AGA June Spotlight Galleries

Ashland Art Works

Jewelry, Clay, and Garden Art for the Summer

Cheryl Kempner is one of our featured artists throughout the month of June. Come view her new multi-media canvases painted with acrylics, embellished with clay figures, and encased in clear resin. New horizontal metal screens with powder-coated flowers offer another option for garden art. Of course, her signature “Crazy Birds and Friends”

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Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk, May 3rd, from 5 to 8 PM

Ashland Gallery Association Art Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions First Friday Art Walk, May 3rd, from 5 to 8 PM

Stroll the galleries and take in the visual delights in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Enjoy this free year-round community event, filled with a diverse array of artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and lively conversation!

May Spotlight Exhibits

Hanson Howard

Sue Springer, ceramic sculpture & Robert Koch, paintings

Sue Springer creates quirky ceramic sculptures, which are mostly figurative, with a whimsy and freedom of unexpected combinations. Dreams, imagination and wonder combine with a response to the current world to tell the stories of these figures. Sue, founder of the former Illahe Studios and Gallery now lives and works in Seattle, Washington.

Gestural strokes and spontaneous marks collide with color blocks in Robert Koch’s narrative vignettes. Often prompted by found photographs, Koch takes

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First Ashland Art Walk of 2019 January 4th

Paula Fong, “Snowscape” watercolor with pen and ink at Creekside Pizza

Ashland Gallery Association Art Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions First Friday Art Walk, January 4th from 5 to 8 PM

Stroll the galleries and take in the visual delights in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Enjoy this free year-round community event, filled with a diverse array of artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and lively conversation!

For more information about all of our exhibits and to download the January Gallery Tour map, please visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com

Thank you for your support of the Visual Arts in our communities!

 

AGA January Spotlight Exhibits Gallerie Karon East Meets East

There are two major events at Gallerie Karon this month. Join us for the First Friday Art Walk January 4, 2019. We’ll be opening our traditional show East Meets East celebrating the start of the New Year in so

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Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk, December 7th from 5 to 8 PM

Artisans Market holiday wares

Ashland Gallery Association Art Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions First Friday Art Walk, December 7th from 5 to 8 PM

Stroll the galleries and take in the visual delights in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Enjoy this free year-round community event, filled with a diverse array of artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and lively conversation!

Ashland Gallery Association December Spotlight Exhibits Photographers’ Gallery Bittersweet: Yosemite 20 years Later.

Bobbi Murphy’s new show, Bittersweet: Yosemite 20 Years Later, opens on Friday, December 7th at The Photographers’ Gallery At The Ashland Art Center and will run through January.

Yosemite holds wonderful memories for me – of autumn walks in golden meadows and full moon nights along the Merced River listening to great horned owls call to their families on cold evenings. Tramping through spring meadows flooded with snow runoff,

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Ashland's First Friday Art Walk, September 7, 2018

Pam Haunschild, “Quantum Entanglement,” watercolor

Stroll the galleries and take in the visual delights in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Enjoy this free year-round community event, filled with a diverse array of artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and lively conversation!

First Friday Art Walk, September 7, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM

For more information about all of our exhibits and to download the September Gallery Tour map, please visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com

Please see the attached “Spotlight Exhibits” and September Gallery Tour Map.

Thank you for your support of the Visual Arts in our communities!

 

AGA September Spotlight Galleries

Photographers’ Gallery Secrets of the Forest

Ten of Southern Oregon’s top photographic artists present their first group exhibition, “Secrets of the Forest”, at The Photographers’ Gallery At The Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St., Ashland. Each photographer will feature their unique vision capturing the magical

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New Members’ Gallery Exhibit for 3rd Friday at Rogue Gallery

Detail of “Going Rogue” by Valerie Dann FRIDAY, August 17 3rd Friday Reception, 5-8pm Meet the artist! IN THE MAIN GALLERY

Stories From Around the Ring Doug Anderson

Reception: Friday, August 17, 5:00-8:00 pm

July 27–September 7, 2018

ACROBAT BY Doug Anderson 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

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New Exhibit!

In The Members’ Gallery August 17 – December 20, 2018

Seattle Japanese Garden III by Tom Ommen Over 30 member artists’ new works in various media including acrylic, assemblage, clay, mixed media, mosaic, oil, paper collage,

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Art du Jour’s July 2018 Exhibits

Cheryl Magellan's Selfie Exhibit

During the month of July Ginny Matheson will be the featured artist at Art du Jour Gallery, and Judy Benson LeNier’s work will continue to be featured in the Salon till the end of the month. In addition, Cheryl Magellen will be bringing her poplular Selfie Show to Medford. On third Friday music will be provided by the Minstrel Streams.

Featured Artist Ginny Matheson

As the featured artist for the month of June at Art Du Jour Gallery, Ginny Matheson presents’’a body of work themed “Mixed Media Landscapes”.

Mont Blanc by Ginny Matheson. -Submitted by the artist

Ginny lives and works in Southern Oregon, but her earliest art training was in Michigan where she worked primarily in stone and wood carving. After moving to Indiana, Ginny began to focus on two-dimensional media and took more training in drawing, painting, and collage. By 2004 she had

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