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Central Art's 37th Anniversary Sale

March Madness! Save BIG During Our 37th Anniversary Sale!

  A New Year, A New Journey Begins…

No matter where the muse takes you in 2018 – from the familiar confines of the studio to the beauty of nature and beyond – let Central Art be your creative passport!

When fresh inspiration is needed, look no further than our wide selection of art instruction and technique books to give you a head start. Brushes on your bucket list? Choose just the right fit for your suitcase with a beautiful assortment of brushes in a variety of styles and travel options. If journaling is your jam, you can never have too many sketchbooks! Fortunately we have all sizes, formats and weights of paper to suit whatever medium makes you happiest. Adding a few words of wisdom to your work is an art form in itself – why not go “old-school”

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New Exhibits at Rogue Gallery & New Classes 40 South Bartlett Street Medford Oregon 97501 541-772-8118

New Exhibits at Rogue Gallery & Art Center for 2017

A reception for all exhibits listed below will be held on Friday, January 20, 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Wine from Grizzly Peak Winery, beer and hors d’oeuvres from Standing Stone Brewing Company, Rogue Creamery cheese, and Harry and David snacks will be served.

NEW EXHIBIT IN THE MAIN GALLERY Men at (Art) Work: Miles Frode, David Masters, Allen Smith January 7 – February 17, 2017 Miles Frode, ESCHER’S WET-NURSE, AND GONDOLIER (detail), mixed media David Masters, ALL THE HIDDEN PLACES (detail), assemblage Allen Smith, NOUMENON 9 SYMPHONY OF LIFE (detail), oil Reception: Friday, January 20, 5–8pm

Southern Oregon artists Miles Frode, David Masters, and Allen Smith explore the rational, spiritual, and emotional aspects of the human experience in large scale abstract artwork. Exhibit includes paintings in acrylic and oil, collages, and assemblages.

Men at (Art) Work includes three Northwest

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Welcome to Artist Candy Wooding!

With calligraphy, bookbinding, pastepapers and other media, I create keepsakes for life’s special occasions…I like to think of my art as creating memories in time, by commemorating old memories and creating new ones. I want my art to touch people at the heart level, the emotional part of their being.

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A Champagne Toast Will Honor Mr. Ma Weihua At Illahe Studios and Gallery, Friday June 3rd at 5:00 PM. A Short Demonstration By This Renowned International Artist, Will Follow.


Jacksonville Celebrates the Year of the Tiger

Impressions of Jacksonville’s 2010 Chinese New Year celebration: This was the best one we’ve seen since moving here in 2000, and very well attended. The parade had more entries than ever, and more authenticity than in the past. I loaded up my camera with images…and felt a definite shiver when our humble little dragon made his pass through town, chasing away evil spirits to the powerful, ancient sound of a large Chinese drum. Surely the “God of the Year” was pleased.

After enjoying the parade, the question was what to do? There were so many activities scheduled to follow the parade it was difficult to choose from those that overlapped each other. I went first to the calligraphy demonstration at the Jacksonville Public Library, where a very sweet and pretty Chinese lady showed me how to write “China” and then invited me to visit her home province on the East

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