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Champagne Grand RE-Opening!

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Unveiling of New Mural By Denise Baster in Ashland on Sunday!

Mural by Denise Baxter to be unveiled at the Ashland Food Bank - flyer

You are invited to attend a city wide celebration and unveiling of a recently completed mural, Seasons of Gratitude by Denise Baxter, Executive Director of the Ashland Art Center, located at the Emergency Food Bank on 560 Clover Lane in Ashland. If you are in or around Ashland this Sunday, August 3rd at 3pm, stop by to celebrate the new and largest piece in the City of Ashland’s Public Art Collection.

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Art du Jour Gallery Expansion Celebration

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Join Art du Jour Gallery artists to enjoy music, wine, hors d’oeuvres & artwork. Free parking all day Saturday. See the new show in our expanded gallery. Same great location at 213 East Main, across from Vogel Plaza, downtown Medford.

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June 2013 Exhibit & Events

Sea Grasses, by Tana Domecq-Davis

“Coastal ~ By the Sea” ~ An exhibition of member works depicting seaside subjects to celebrate the coming of summer June 7 – 30. Solo show for Tana Domecq-Davis in the front gallery. Opening reception Friday, June 14 from 5-7pm. Taste of Summer celebration June 8 with free art activities for kids! More June events…

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Taste of Summer call for street artists

The annual Taste of Summer celebrates the beginning of the Britt season and summer in Jacksonville. The day is a street fair setting, including live music in four locations, a wine walk, street performers, children’s activities, classic cars and more. Artists: We are looking for sketch, caricature artists, or any other artists who could demonstrate in an outdoor location. Artists are welcome to charge customers for a sketch. In addition, we’re looking for chalk artists to work in a marked-off area.

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Meet Betty LaDuke “Celebrating Local Farms and Farmworkers” at South Stage Cellars

Grape Harvest Frenzy, by Betty LaDuke 2013

From March 27th through May 8th at South Stage Cellars in Jacksonville, the featured guest artist will be renowned artist/activist Betty LaDuke in “Celebrating Local Farms and Farmworkers.” There will be a ‘meet the artist’ reception on Sunday April 7th from 1-3. Through detailed sketches, Betty captures imagery of local farmworkers performing various tasks as they work with the land. Betty later takes those field sketches, and in her studio, transfers the images onto large scale wooden panels which she sculpts and paints, similar to those found locally in the Medford International Airport. Featured in this show will be giclee prints of scenes from a variety of local farms such as La Mera Gardens, Fry Family Farms, and even South Stage Cellars’ own Quail Run Vineyard. Her show will benefit La Clinica along with The Rising Stars. http://www.bettyladuke.com/

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Painting Summer Memories

With the continuing days of summer, I have a collection of visual happenings taking place into July.The third and final of the Eden Vale Winery Plein Air Workshop ties up neatly the class while it sparks the beginning of this journal page. The demo I s…

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Taste of Summer Opening Celebration of the Britt Festival’s 2012 Season Tomorrow!

The opening celebration of the Britt Festival’s summer of concerts is Saturday, June 9th, happening all over Jacksonville! Art Presence members will show and demonstrate their art on 3rd Street from 11 to 4 pm, while the gallery at the brand new Art Presence Art Center will be open on the Court House lawn (corner of 5th and D Streets) from 10 to 4 PM. The gallery will be open Sunday as well, June 10 from 10 to 4.

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Taste of Summer Opening Celebration of the Britt Festival's 2012 Season Tomorrow!

Art Presence Art Center, Jacksonville, Oregon logo

The opening celebration of the Britt Festival’s summer of concerts is Saturday, June 9th, happening all over Jacksonville! Art Presence members will show and demonstrate their art on 3rd Street from 11 to 4 pm, while the gallery at the brand new Art Presence Art Center will be open on the Court House lawn from 10 to 4 PM. The gallery will be open Sunday as well, June 10 from 10 to 4. Come join us and see the beautiful work of many fine artists, watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastels, photography and more!

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Call to Artists! Britt Festival Seeks Sketch/Caricature Artist for Tast of Summer Opening Day Celebration!

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The annual Taste of Summer festival celebrates the beginning of the Britt season and summer in Jacksonville. The day is a street fair setting, including live music in four locations, a wine walk, street performers, children’s activities, classic cars and more. We are looking for sketch or caricature artists who could demonstrate in an outdoor location. Artists are welcome to charge customers for a sketch. Temporary business license from the City of Jacksonville (Britt can assist with this) is $10. Event date is Saturday, June 9, 2012, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (or shorter shift within that time). To participate, contact Sara King Cole with Britt Festivals at [email protected] or at 541-690-3849

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