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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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Ceramics with Garry Price

Drop in and work with artist Garry Price on wheel and hand-building ceramics projects!  Expert help for both beginners and advanced students. Garry Price has had a long and varied career in Three Dimensional Arts.  He creates wonderful ceramics, glass and steel pieces and large scale public sculptural installations.  His approach is very process oriented, …

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Uninstructed Long Pose Life Drawing or Painting

Weekly Drop in classes – 3 hour poses – perfect for painting or in-depth drawing.  Moderated by Sarah F Burns. Every Wednesday   6:30 – 9:30 pm $12 General, $10 Artist Members – CASH  or CHECKS please October  3 and 10 – Julia, new model October 17 and 24 – Will – dancer November 7 and 14 …

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Uninstructed Short Pose Figure Drawing

Moderated by Ann DiSalvo  EveryMonday 10:00 – 12:30   Drop In,  $10, $9 for Art Center Members Unclothed model, Adults only Bring your own non-toxic materials Long and Short Poses up to 25 minutes. Held at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, OR 97520 Filed under: Classes, Drawing, Figure Drawing, Painting, Watercolor Tagged: ashland art center, drawing, …

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Bring on the Bling! Jewelry Design with Wendy Gell

Join celebrated jewelry designer Wendy Gell and make fabulous wristies, pins, necklaces and more out of old jewelry, stones, beads etc from your drawers! Sundays in October 2:00 – 4:00 pm or by appointment $20 per class Some materials included – but bring your own bling or purchase some of Wendy’s precious findings. Held upstairs in Studio #8 …

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Paper Mache/Paper Clay Mask Making with Amy Godard Navickas

October is Bear Creek Watershed Exploration month in Ashland and we will celebrate by making animal masks!  We will focus on watershed animals such as owls, foxes, deer, pacific fishers, trout, frogs, cougars, black bears, bald eagles and more.  Come and make an animal mask from paper mache and paper clay and explore your wild side.  Just …

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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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