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Calls to Artists – Deadlines from August 27 to October 31

Check this list for an extensive list of artist opportunities with August 2017, September 2017, October 2017, December 2017 deadlines, calls to artists, calls for entries, for grants, art exhibitions, international shows, juried shows, many with free entry. Some are exhibitions, some are competitions, all worth your review: photography shows, art about trees, illustration art, literary art, travel writer award, art on the human head, environmental photography, drawing, cityscapes, social justice issues, earth justice issues, creative action, the future of the arts

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SOSA Meeting on August 28

Watercolor painting of a cat by Marianne Nielsen of Grants Pass. Nielsen speaks about painting in watercolor at the monthly meeting of the Southern Oregon Society of Artists on August 28, 2017.

The Southern Oregon Society of Artists (SOSA) will be meeting August 28th at 7 pm at the Medford Public Library. The guest speaker will be Watercolor by Marianne Nielsen from Grants Pass. She will be teaching her techniques for painting pet faces, especially dogs and cats eyes whiskers and noses.. Anyone interested in Art is welcome to attend.

Marianne teaches watercolor classes four times a week in Grants Pass. She is currently displaying her art at Gallery One in Grants Pass. For more information call BJ Mathis at 541-414-4993 or Judy Grillo at 541-625-3285 ( or, catch-up with Judy at Exit 24 in front of McDonalds between 6:30-8:30 A.M. as she is painting and overseeing the Bee Mural being painted there. Come prepared to add a flower or bee! )

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New Exhibit at the Rogue Gallery

New Exhibit at the Rogue Gallery - image of painting Over Under Sideways, by Carl Vince

New Exhibit at the Rogue Gallery

Over Under Sideways, by Carl Vince

Grandfather’s House, by Susan Lehman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abstract Perceptions: Paintings by Vince Carl and Susan Lehman Exhibit date: August 11 – September 22, 2017, Reception Date: August 18 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm

 

Rogue River artist Vince Carl and Bandon artist Susan Lehman are lifelong artists. Carl earned a BFA from Miami University and continued studying with Mitch Kaufman-Katz and Pat Enos. Lehman studied fine art and textiles at California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland and graduated with Distinction. Their abstract paintings are evocative of varied experiences and places with richly textured surfaces created with techniques honed over a lifetime.

 

Vince Carl uses color, line, and texture to express his experiences, feelings, and memories in his large abstract painting. He paints by applying thin layer of acrylic

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August-September 2017 Exhibits at Rogue Gallery

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TWO NEW EXHIBITS! IN THE MAIN GALLERY

Abstract Perceptions: Paintings by Vince Carl and Susan Lehman

August 11 – September 22, 2017

Left: Vince Carl, OVER UNDER SIDEWAYS Right: Susan Lehman, ALL THAT REMAINS

Reception: Friday, August 18, 5:00-8:00 pm Rogue River artist Vince Carl and Bandon artist Susan Lehman are lifelong artists. Carl earned a BFA from Miami University and continued studying with Mitch Kaufman-Katz and Pat Enos. Lehman studied fine art and textiles at California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland and graduated with Distinction. Their abstract paintings are evocative of varied experiences and places with richly textured surfaces created with techniques honed over a lifetime. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IN THE BERRYMAN GALLERY LOCATED UPSTAIRS IN THE CRATERIAN THEATER

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2018 Calendar Contest at Ruch Hardware

Submit your best picture taken in the Applegate Valley & you could win a spot in our 2018 Calendar & a $20 Gift Card!!

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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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August Intuitive Painting Class

August Intuitive Painting Class

Intuitive Painting With Eve

Are you ready to explore the edges of your creativity; Play with and follow the threads of visual expression; laugh with the joy available when you trust your intuition to guide you?

Experience and experiment with a variety of non-threatening painting processes. Artists who want to create with renewed enthusiasm as well as inexperienced artists will be delighted.

Join me for a playful afternoon of Intuitive Painting on Sunday, August 13th from 12pm to 4pm. Classes are small and comfortable. Price is $50 including materials. Contact me at 541-772-6888 for more information and registration

Ashland Gallery Association August 2017 Art Exhibits

Ashland Gallery Association November 2016 Art Exhibits : Ashland Gallery Association aga logo

Ashland Gallery Association August 2017 Art Exhibits

Celebrate Ashland’s Visual Arts during the AGA First Friday Art Walk, August 4th from 5 to 8 pm!

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

For more information about all of our exhibits, please visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com Our August 2017 ArtWalk Map is available for viewing or download at the end of this post.

Ashland Gallery Association August Spotlight Exhibits Studio A.B. Plein Air works by Ann DiSalvo; The Weekly Press Revisited by Bruce Bayard

The Weekly Press No. 522, by Bruce Bayard

Ann DiSalvo recently spent a week on the Oregon coast creating plein air paintings which are featured this month along with The Weekly Press Revisited, digital prints by Bruce

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Adult Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Grants Pass Museum of Art

Art Classes for Adults! Visit our Website Color & Value with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, August 12 1 – 4 pm Learn about color theory, mixing and values Learn simple techniques for improving your art Have a fun afternoon! Great for beginners. All levels welcome.

 

$30 per person, includes all materials. Paint Like Georgia O’Keeffe with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, August 26 1-4 pm Create an acrylic painting, Learn about American Modernism and O’Keeffe Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills Paint any O’Keeffe painting you want. Have a fun afternoon! All skill levels are welcome $30 per person, includes all materials Paint Like David Hockney with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, September 9 1 – 4 pm Leave with an acrylic painting. Learn about American Modernism and O’Keeffe Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills Paint any Hockney painting you wish.

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Art Classes for Kids at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Grants Pass Museum of Art

Art for Kids! All Classes are $15 each and ages 7 and up. All materials are provided. Visit our Website Painting Pots Wednesday, August 9 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Taught by Laura Davis Create fun projects from pots! Make a bird feeder, fairy house or your own creation.

Collage Thursday, August 10 1-3 pm Taught by Judy Davidson

Learn to collage to turn existing art and photos into new art.

Dragons Around the World Tuesday, August 15 1-3 pm Taught by Kristen O’Neill Dragons have been used in art around the world. See examples and have fun making your favorite type of dragon. All levels of skill are welcome.

Tissue Paper Stained Glass Thursday, August 17 1-3 pm Taught by Kristen O’Neill Kids get to great their own “stained glass” projects with tissue paper. Fun way to add art and color to any room. Zentangle Tuesday, August 22

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