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Plan Your List Accordingly This Season & Take Note Of Our Holiday Hours!

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Wishing all of you a happy, healthy and artistic holiday season

Filled with friends, family and fun!

We look forward to serving you!

 

 

– Your Friends at Central Art VISIT CENTRAL ART! Inspiration Center Get your creative juices flowing! Click Here Products & Services Explore a world of art essentials at Central Art. Click Here Events & Classes Plug in to the local art & education scene! Click Here centralartsupply.com, 101 N. Central Ave., Medford, Oregon centralartsupply.com, 101 N. Central Ave., Medford, Oregon

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Will You Be The One To Solve This Creative Caper at Central Art?

Play Central Art's "Clue-Done-It?" Game & Enter To Win!

 

Was it Colonel Mustard? Mr. Green? Perhaps Professor Plum was the perpetrator! Something is most assuredly afoot at Central Art, and we need you to help us get to the bottom of it!

 

Using the clues we’ll reveal each day on our Facebook page during the week of Halloween (Monday – Saturday, 10/28 – 11/2), you get to use your brilliant deductive and observational skills to determine “Clue-Done-It”, what they used, and in which room the deed was done!

 

Be sure to pick up your “Detective Notes” in-store, check our Facebook page each day for a new clue, and work the case until you have made your ultimate conclusion.

 

Still stumped? Stop in Wednesday, Oct. 30th to talk to the suspects in person! Miss Scarlett, Col. Mustard, and the rest of the characters will be appearing in costume and ready for your interrogation.

 

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October Third Friday at Art du Jour

Art du Jour’s featured wall for October 2019 is a collaboration of participating member’s work focused on the theme “Celebrating Fall Colors”. -Roy Musitelli photo 10/2/19

October Third Friday:

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford is featuring Jeanne LaRea-Lagano in our salon for September through November. Our monthly exhibit on the featured wall we will be offering a mix of work in recognition of the glorious colors of fall. For Third Friday (October 18th, 5pm-8pm) classical guitarist Rod Petrone is scheduled to perform. Please see our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/ArtduJourGallery) for updates.

Guest Artist Jeanne LaRae-Lagano in Salon through November

Jeanne LaRae-Lagano has a resume listing many accomplishments as an exhibiting and published artist. Her current duties with the Ashland Art Center includes gallery curator and manager, studio artist, window display, and instructor. She is also a board member “Artist Liaison” with the Ashland

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Clue-Done-It Mystery Game with In Store Promos at Central Art

During the whole week of Halloween, Central Art will celebrate with our very own in-store "whodunnit" mystery game based on the popular "Clue" game.

Miss Scarlet, In The Studio, With The Palette Knife.

 

Miss Scarlet, In The Studio, With The Palette Knife.

During the whole week of Halloween, Central Art will celebrate with our very own in-store “whodunnit” mystery game based on the popular “Clue” game.

 

As a special treat, Wednesday October 30th, members of the staff will be appearing in costume as the various familiar characters!

 

There will be clues hidden throughout the store

(along with great savings on select items!) that will help you, our

intrepid investigator, get to the bottom of this creative caper!

 

Save the date and join us to solve the mystery! VISIT CENTRAL ART! Inspiration Center Get your creative juices flowing! Click Here Products & Services Explore a world of art essentials at Central Art. Click Here Events & Classes Plug in to the local art & education scene! Click

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Rogue Gallery Special Reception Sept. 27: The Cutting Edge

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Rogue Gallery & Art Center Special Reception on September 27, 5:30 – 8:00 pm

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The Cutting Edge: Ceramics by Baba Wagué Diakité & Collages By Penda Diakité September 27 – November 8, 2019

Main Gallery Exhibit

Opening reception to meet artist Baba Wagué Diakité and Penda Diakité, September 27, 5;30 – 8:00 pm

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 influences from contemporary to traditional, from Mali, Africa to Portland, Oregon.

Baba Wagué Diakité is an artist, author, illustrator and storyteller. He was raised in Mali, West Africa and is now based in Portland, Oregon. His work

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Rock These Amazing Mineral-Based Colors in Central Art’s Next Workshop

Watercolor Exploration Workshop Series - "Great Blue Heron" with Katrina Meister When: Thursday, September 19, 2019, Central Art in Medford

 

Watercolor Exploration Workshop Series –

“Great Blue Heron” with Katrina Meister

When: Thursday, September 19, 2019

Where: Central Art

Time: 2pm – 5pm

Fee: $45 *Space is limited. Pre-registration required. Payment is required at time of registration.

Katrina has teamed up with Central Art to create the Watercolor Exploration Workshop Series! Each class is focused on supplies or techniques, all materials are included in the cost of the class, and you will have some to take home to continue on your own!

 

Our next will be using some of Daniel Smith’s Primatek colors, paints made from ground stones and minerals, they have a great granular quality! We’ll be painting a beautiful Great Blue Heron in this workshop!

 

Contact Katrina 541-601-7221 for more information, and call or stop by

Central Art 541-773-1444 to sign up! VISIT CENTRAL ART! Inspiration Center Get your

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Art du Jour Gallery #SkyLarkSlam, Sheri Dinardi, and Call For Artists

#SkyLarkSlam black and white photography exhibit

Art du Jour Gallery 213 E. Main Street Medford, OR 97501 (541) 770-3190 OPEN Tues – Sat., 10AM – 4PM September 2019

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford will be featuring a black & white exhibit of portraiture from Portrait Slam, a group of local photographers who have collaborated with residents from Ashland’s Skylark Assisted Living & Memory Care to create “#SkyLarkSlam” to be our featured wall exhibit through September. In our Salon Sheri Dinardi’s two-month exhibit will also continue to the end of the month. For updates to Third Friday (September 20th, 5pm-8pm) and other future events see our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/ArtduJourGallery).

Featured Artists Portrait Slam

The black & white photography exhibit with the residents of Skylark Assisted Living & Memory Care are the product of Brielle Alden, Aaron Alden, Rachel Lindsey Routh, Tom Pitts, Travis Toll, Debra Thornton Photography & Rebel Louise

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Roni Marsh & Cheryl Magellen Teaching Creative Underpainting at Central Art 9/7

Bring Your Creative Strengths To The Surface With This New Class!

 

CREATIVE UNDERPAINTING with Instructors: Roni Marsh & Cheryl Magellen

When: Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019

Where: Central Art

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm Fee: $60. Absolute beginners welcome!

Space is limited. Pre-registration required. For more info: 541-944-8734 or www.cmagellen.com/workshops

Roni Marsh and Cheryl Magellen join together once again to bring you a new one-day workshop guaranteed to keep you excited about creating art!

 

With an emphasis on design and composition, participants will learn to create unique surfaces using numerous textures and painting techniques. Work in pastel, oil, acrylic, watercolor, charcoal, graphite, or all of the above. Whether you have painted before or are an accomplished artist, this workshop will keep you inspired to produce more and more art!

 

Supply list provided at registration. VISIT CENTRAL ART! centralartsupply.com, 101 N. Central Ave., Medford, Oregon

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Rogue Gallery & Art Center Main Gallery Exhibit Strokes of Light

Nomeca Hartwell Selma Storm

STROKES OF LIGHT: Photographs by Kristen Beck, Rich Bergeman, Jim Curtis, Nomeca Hartwell, & Paul Jorizzo August 9–September 20, 2019 reception: Friday, August 16, 5:30–8pm

Nomeca Hartwell “Selma Storm”

Northwest artists Kristen Beck, Rich Bergeman, Jim Curtis, Nomeca Hartwell, & Paul Jorizzo use cameras to explore their individual visions. This exhibit represents the diverse approach of photography in art. Images include mysterious landscapes, celestial night skies, abstract architecture, and people of foreign lands.

Nomeca Hartwell “Lake Selmac Moon, Stars, and Jupiter”

Kristen Beck has lived in the Rogue Valley for the past forty years. She loves taking pictures, capturing that blink in time. Her photography includes street photography, astrophotography to abandoned sites, landscapes and wildlife. She believes you can finds beauty in everything if you just look. Rich Bergeman has been creating photographic works for over thirty years.

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Art du Jour Gallery Features Artist Winnifred Liang and More August 2019

"Moments of Reflection", by Sheri Denardi. Digital image provided by the artist. 7/2019

News for Art du Jour August 2019:

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford is featuring the work of Winnifred Liang for August, while Sheri Dinardi will be our guest artist in the Salon through September. Musical entertainment for Third Friday on August 16 is yet to be determined and will be announced at a later date on Facebook (www.facebook.com/ArtduJourGallery).

Featured Artist Winnifred Liang

“The Russian Peasants”, oil on canvas by Winnifred Liang. Digital image provided by artist

“Kinetic Motion” abstract expressionism oil on canvas by Winnifren Liang. Digital image provided by the artist

Winnifred Liang’s art exemplifies her diversity. Born in Malaysia of Chinese ancestry, she lived and was educated in Malaysia, the United Kingdom and the US. Winnifred studied classical piano in all three locations, and earned undergraduate degrees in oil painting, drawing, art history, and business administration.

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