Trending Articles

Friends of SOAR

For great posts about the business of art, check out The Artsy Shark HERE!
ArtistsBillofRights.org reviews competitions and appeals seeking creative content, listing those that respect your copyrights and highlighting those that don't. Art Matters! publishes calls to artists, and not all of them may be compliant with ABoR's standards. Visit their site to learn more.
We support the Embedded Metadata Manifesto.  Metadata is information such as copyright notice and contact info you can embed in your images to protect your intellectual property, save time when uploading to social sites and promote your art. Click to visit the site and learn more.

New Main Gallery Exhibit Begins this Friday

What is the Question: Lewis Anderson & Darcie Sternenberg September 14–November 2, 2018

detail of Lewis Anderson’s Is the Map the Territory NEW EXHIBIT, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2018 IN THE MAIN GALLERY

What is the Question: Lewis Anderson & Darcie Sternenberg

September 14–November 2, 2018

Left: Lewis Anderson, Does The Boatman Come For You Right: Darcie Sternenberg, Does Nature Acknowledge Time

Reception: Friday, September 21, 5:00-8:00 pm

Southern Oregon photography artists Lewis Anderson and Darcie Sternenberg both create dreamlike landscape images. Anderson’s Asian inspired pieces are large multi-paneled images while Sternenberg’s smaller, intimate pieces are in black and white. In this exhibit, each image is titled with a question, which invites the viewer to establish a stronger connection with art. ROGUE GALLERY’S 2018 ANNUAL AUCTION Puttin’ on the Glitz Saturday, October 20, 2018, 5pm at the Rogue Valley Country Club 2660 Hillcrest Road, Medford The annual auction is our biggest fund raiser and a great night of fun, food, music and

Continue reading New Main Gallery Exhibit Begins this Friday

Doug Iverson and Gale Holt at Art du Jour September 2018

Aerie by Iverson

Art du Jour Gallery Advance Release for September 2018: During the months of September Gale Holt will be the featured artist on the back wall at Art du Jour Gallery, and Doug Iverson’s work will continue to be featured in the Salon until the end of the month. Third Friday will be on September 21. Gale Holt As a boy growing up in Watertown, New York, Gale Holt has fond memories of enjoyment for art. He remembers always having an easel in his room. At a very young age, he had some of his art shown on a local television show. He has a natural talent for drawing and his teachers often asked him to draw for them. His passions changed as he got older and he spent most of his time playing tennis and drifted away from art. When he could no longer run on the tennis court his

Continue reading Doug Iverson and Gale Holt at Art du Jour September 2018

Rogue Gallery Features Doug Anderson, Staff and Classes for All Ages

Doug Anderson Self Motivation

Detail of “Neptune, The Mystic, Gustav Holst, The Planets” by Kim Hearon New Exhibit in the Berryman Gallery FRIDAY, August 3 IN THE BERRYMAN GALLERY

The Stage as Muse: The Art of the Rogue Gallery Staff

August 3 – September 11, 2018

“Share a Coke with . . .” by Ashley Clasby

The stage is the inspiration for this Rogue Gallery staff exhibit. The artists approached the theme using the historical works of Shakespeare, classical music, modern dramatic plays, and the experience of attending the theater. Rogue Gallery’s staff includes Rachel Barrett (Office Administrator, Database Technician & Graphic Artist) Ashley Clasby (Education & Events Manager) Kim Hearon (Executive Director) & Anna Hinkle (Program Assistant).

The Berryman Gallery is located upstairs at the Crateria Theater and can be accessed before performances or during Craterian office hours. Rogue Gallery New Exhibit and Reception Main Gallery exhibit: Doug Anderson: Stories From

Continue reading Rogue Gallery Features Doug Anderson, Staff and Classes for All Ages

Rogue Gallery July 2018 New exhibit – 3rd Friday, Classes & Grant Deadline

Julia Janeway,WESTCLIFFE SANTO, ceramic

New Exhibit -THIS FRIDAY, JULY 20 3rd FRIDAY ART RECEPTION 5-8pm IN THE COMMUNITY GALLERY Sanctuary: Ceramics by Julia Janeway July 20–August 24

Julia Janeway,WESTCLIFFE SANTO, ceramic Reception: Friday, July 20, 5:00-8:00 pm Ashland artist, Julia Janeway explores the meaning of “sanctuary” in her new ceramic works. She creates ceramic “retablos” which traditionally are paintings of saints. In her artistic interpretation, the saints are depicted as owls, birds, and other animals. Her inspiration for this exhibit from the time she spent living in Taos, New Mexico where retablos commonly adorn homes and churches. Julia Janeway is known for her colorful and whimsical ceramic art pieces that depict animals, geometric shapes, and botanically images. Last day to see Heat Wave IN THE MAIN GALLERY

Heat Wave: The Works of the High Fiber Diet Artists

June 8 – July 20, 2018

Elizabeth Bamberger WHERE THE CITY MEETS THE HIGH

Continue reading Rogue Gallery July 2018 New exhibit – 3rd Friday, Classes & Grant Deadline

Art du Jour July 2018

Selfie Exhibit by Cheryl Magellen Running through July 28, Cheryl Magellen will have an exhibition of portrait paintings that were inspired by selfie photo submissions from around the world.

Art du Jour Gallery features Ginny Matheson, Judy Benson LeNier, Cheryl Magellen in Medford this month. Featured Artist Ginny Matheson

Mont Blanc by Ginny Matheson. -Submitted by the artist

Ginny Matheson presents’’a body of work themed “Mixed Media Landscapes”. 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 begun to exhibit her work at art festivals across the Midwest. Upon arrival in Oregon soon thereafter she began exhibiting at art festivals, galleries, and restaurants across Oregon. Her work often focuses on the breathtaking scenery of the Pacific Northwest and also includes still life, abstracts and figurative pieces. Guest Artist Judy Benson LaNier

Photography by Judy Benson LaNier

A professional

Continue reading Art du Jour July 2018

The Savings Are Heating Up During Central Art’s Sidewalk Sale!

Annual Sidewalk Sale July 13 14 Central Art Supply, Medford, Oregon

Central Art’s SIDEWALK SALE! Friday & Saturday, July 13 & 14, 2018

Beat the increasing summer heat during Central Art’s Annual Sidewalk Sale and find unbelievable deals on overstock, discontinued items and even storage and fixtures!

Who knows what remarkable treasures you’ll uncover?

Word on the street is that you won’t want to miss this sale event! VISIT CENTRAL ART!

Continue reading The Savings Are Heating Up During Central Art’s Sidewalk Sale!

Art du Jour June 2018 Featured Artists

A professional photographer who specializes in photographing Wildlife, Judy Benson LaNier

During the month of June, Judy Benson LeNier’s work will be featured in the Salon and Mary Jo Heath will be the featured artist on the back wall at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main in Medford. Music on Third Friday will be provided by Minstrel Stream.

Guest Artist Judy Benson LaNier

A professional photographer who specializes in photographing Wildlife, Judy Benson LaNier’s love of Africa began in 1961 when her family hosted Ashland, Oregon’s first Rotary-sponsored exchange student who was from South Africa. The bond forged then has continued through the years as the two families visit each other in Africa and the U.S.A. The magnetism of Africa is strong and Judy has returned there eight times. Her range of photography has expanded to include North American and Hawaiian Flora and Fauna as well as landscapes.

Judy Benson LaNier says, ““When I first went to

Continue reading Art du Jour June 2018 Featured Artists

Palette Knife Painting with Silvia Trujillo May 19, 2018

Last year’s palette knife class was such a huge success that I’m offering it again!

If you’ve never tried painting with a knife, it’s a whole new experience. Knife painting is very freeing – particularly for those of you who would like to loosen up a bit with your acrylic or oil paintings. You will achieve a richness of texture and color like no other. It’s a great way to explore your medium, expand your art language, and create something new, fresh, and different.

Saturday, May 19, 10:00 am–4:00 pm

Palette Knife Painting Acrylic/Oil Discover the technique and secrets of applying paint directly onto canvas using a palette knife. With thorough instruction by Silvia Trujillo, you will develop skills that will enhance your work in value, design, and color harmony by adding luscious texture and rich color that will make your piece breathtaking. MEMBERS $65, NON-MEMBERS

Continue reading Palette Knife Painting with Silvia Trujillo May 19, 2018