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January at Art du Jour Gallery

Everyday Barns, quilt by Karen Hanken, Art du Jour Gallery, Medford, Oregon, January 2016

January at Art du Jour Gallery: Antique Quilts, Wearable Art and Hamilton Watercolors! And…

A special talk by Charlotte Wirfs on January 23rd at 1:00pm about antique quilts and quilting techniques. Guests are invited to bring their own vintage or antique quilts to show or to get advice on mending them. Please note that Charlotte is not an appraiser, however. We’ll serve mulled cider and cookies!

Yes, indeed! January at Art du Jour is going to be exciting and very special!

Everyday Barns, quilt by Karen Hanken

Through the end of January, our three special guest artists are quilters Charlotte Wirfs and Karen Hanken and wearable knits fabric artist Laura Lawrence. Their uniquely beautiful work will be on display in our Salon and the main gallery in January. Featured gallery artist during January is our own Dodie Hamilton-Brandon, renowned watercolorist and beloved art teacher here in

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Zegers Raffle Tickets

Ten Dollars for a Zegers?? That’s right, you can buy a raffle ticket with the chance to own Paul Zegers’ beautiful A North Umpqua Morning (above) for only $10. Raffle tickets can be purchased at UVAA, over the phone, or online, with the drawing taking place December 19th.

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Upcoming Events at Art Presence Art Center

 

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Art Presence Forms Committees

Art Presence has just formed committees to assist board members in the administration of the many activities our organization presents, to get more organized as we catch up to our rapid growth, and to facilitate the emergence of new programs for the public. Each committee is headed up by a board member, with member artists participating. Here are the current committees, members and contact information. We hope this will help both our own members, the public and press, and organizations working with us to find the right person to provide the information you need.

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Art Presence Updated Events Schedule

Read the Art Presence Art Center’s updated schedule of exhibits and events, and plan to visit us and view a gallery full of member works!

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August Exhibit at Bohemia Gallery

Kabuki, from August 2012 art exhibit at Bohemia Gallery

Paintings by Robert Beckmann & Clifford Wilton Sculpture by Ellen Wishnetsky-Mueller People’s Choice Award for Best Gallery – 2012 A Taste of Ashland

Transitions: Paintings by Robert Beckmann & Clifford Wilton Scultpure by Ellen Wishnetsky-Mueller Clifford Wilton’s recent work sees a departure from his lush figurative abstracts to simpler graphic compositions of urban skyscapes. Mostly monochromatic, these paintings add a new dimension to a familiar, yet mostly ignored landscape.

Robert Beckmann has been creating art his entire life. His recent paintings explore new materials and procedures while grappling with questions such as: How does the microcosm mirror the macrocosm? When does a simplification of empirical reality become abstract? How do we find a balance between order and chance and, acknowledging that our consciousness is fragmented (by our pace and media disjunction), how can we become whole again and possibly heal our world?

Beckmann’s work has been exhibited

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Schedule of Upcoming Events

Check out Art Presence’ developing schedule of events at the Jacksonville Art Center, 206 North 5th Street, taking place now through the end of the year.

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Ashland Gallery Association Featured Exhibits for May

Bird Mask by Richard Newman, digital montage

Review the Ashland Gallery Associations featured Gallery exhibits for May 2012 before Ashland’s First Friday ArtWalk! “Continental Divide: Borderlands Wildlife, People and the Wall ” at Bohemia Framing & Fine Art Gallery, “Leaves of Gold” works by SF Bay Area artist and photographer Susan Goldsmith at Davis & Cline, “Husbands, Wives and Lovers: A Reflection of Love” at Gallerie Karon, “Heads Up” 2- and 3-D works depicting the human face, head and masking. Features Sculptural works by Ernie Stedman of Jacksonville.

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Ashland Gallery Association January 2012 Featured Exhibits

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Featured Gallery Exhibits presented by members of the Ashland Gallery Association – Opening Receptions happen during the First Friday ArtWalk in Ashland!

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November 2011 AGA Featured Galleries

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Check out November Exhibits and Events for Four Featured Ashland Gallery Association Members

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