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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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Silvia Trujillo Featured Artist at Art & Soul!

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Silvia Trujillo Featured Artist at Art & Soul Gallery! Land of My Heart exhibit on display through August First Friday reception August 2, 2019 Tonight is the reception for my featured artist show at the Art & Soul Gallery in Ashland. If you’re in the area, I would love for you to stop by and say hello. There are large new works, as well as smaller plein air studies completed this year. I’m thrilled to have this display of everything in one place! If you can’t make it tonight, the show will be up for the month of August, so stop by when you can. For those of you who are out of the area, several of these works are concurrently available in my eBay store. Depending on what sells during the show, work that isn’t spoken for will be listed on eBay, and can be shipped directly to you

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March 2019 at Art du Jour in Medford Features Mary Jo Heath and Guest Artist Carl Seyboldt

Mary Jo Heat "Blue Collar" exhibit

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford will be exhibiting the pastel work of Mary Jo Heath, in addition to the fine art paintings and illustration work of Carl Seyboldt continuing to be on display in the Salon through the end of March, Plan on joining us for our Third Friday reception 3/15/19, 5:00-8:00 pm. Musical entertainment will be announced on our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/ArtduJourGallery) prior to the event.

Featured Artist Mary Jo Heath

Mary Jo Heat “Blue Collar” exhibit. Image provided by the artist. 2/19

Mary Jo Heath was born in Coos Bay, Oregon and moved to the Rogue Valley with her family when she was five. After attending school in Central Point and Medford High School, she went on to earn two bachelor degrees from Southern Oregon College and the University of Oregon. Now retired after teaching art in public schools

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RoxyAnn Winery July Artist Reception and Sanctuary One Benefit Night with Blue Lightning Band – Friday, July 14th 4-8PM

Join us to celebrate the animals and help raise some money for Sanctuary One, an animal rescue and care farm […]

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Judy Elliott Featured Artist at Gallery One

Reflection, paintig on silk by Judy Elliott, Grants Pass, Oregon

Judy Elliott Featured Artist at Gallery One

Silk artist Judy Elliott will be the featured artist at Gallery One in Grants Pass and will demonstrate her process for painting on silk on First Friday, July 7th, from 6-7pm.

“Crabbing”

Judy Elliott’s artwork relates to traditional painting. However, instead of painting on canvas, she uses dye and resist on silk, with an emphasis on wildlife and its preservation. Watch a demonstration of her work on July 7th, 6-7pm at Gallery One in Grants Pass.

 

“Reflection”

“My inspiration for painting on silk is influenced by my experience while growing up in Hawaii with a family who appreciated art, music, exotic cultures and a love of nature, as well as my observations while hiking throughout Oregon. After reading countless articles about the perils of nature and it’s wildlife, I chose to express the urgency of man’s awareness and

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New Online Class with Karen O'Brien!

Urban Folk Primitives, workshop with Karen O'Brien in Albuquerque, New Mexico, fall 2017

 

Stuff of Dreams, New Online Class with Karen O’Brien

In case you have not heard, I am teaching my first online course “Stuff of Dreams” in the Summer Session for Artful Gathering 2017. If you click on this link: Artful Gathering, it will take you to all the information on registration, the class description and a short video, which contains a slide show of my studio! Stuff of Dreams is jam packed with techniques including painting, faces, creating a pattern and doll making. I hope you will consider joining me!

Teaching on the Road I will be teaching in New Mexico in the fall … Urban Folk Primitives New Tricks Studio in Albuquerque, New Mexico Sept.30-Oct 3, 2017 You can get the information on my blog. Here is the link: Urban Folk Primitives If you are not familiar with New Tricks, you can check out their

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ARTClectic Artisans Market

ARTClectic Artisans Market Announcement

ARTClectic Artisans Market

Jacksonville artist Walt Wirfs is the featured artist at the Art’Clectic December Pop-Up event during Victorian Christmas Days in Jacksonville. The art show will be held at the IOOF Hall, 175 S Oregon St. The show will be open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from Dec. 2, through Dec. 18th. Hours are 11-5.

Walt, who has lived in Oregon most of his life, started working in oils and watercolor at the age of 13. He enjoys creating plein air scenes of the area where he lives or visits. Recently he is focusing on places in and around Jacksonville, working in oils and graphite drawings. This work will be on display during the upcoming Art’Clectic Event. Walt is also showing at Art Presence Art Center, Rogue Gallery and Art Center in Medford, as well as Ryan’s Gallery in Lincoln City, OR.

Seascapes and beach scenes have always

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LightGarden Glass Art New Classes and 10/23 Demo

1086 Washburn October 2016 Medford, OR Tues-Fri 10-5pm www.lightgarden.net Sat 10-1p (541) 779-0272 Closed: Sun & Mon.

Great Sugar Skull Workshop!

Everyone did so well on their Sugar Skulls and it was a ton of fun too!

Fall Harvest

Fresh out of the kiln! Keeping them warm and running.

Don’t forget that you can see more of what our students and customers are doing by “liking” our Facebook page. It makes it very easy to share with you! Also tips and ideas from other artists.

check it out here!

This Sunday Only! October 23rd 1-4pm I am the featured artist at Cliff Creek Cellars at the Vineyard this month. On Sunday I’ll be doing a free demo of painting with glass enamels in the wine barn. There’s also some of the best wines in Southern Oregon! What’s not

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“New Directions: Perhaps dimensional, Perhaps intuitive” watercolors by Elaine Frenett

Inner Door, Encaustic by Elaine Frenett

Encaustic mixed media by Elaine Frenett

This gathering of newer pieces swerves strongly from Elaine’s usual approach. An inner yearning to move into a new way of expressing hatched from the play and process she has so come to love: visual art journaling. With no agenda, the pigment, be it wax or watercolor, was slathered onto the surfaces. And from there whatever whispered to her, she followed.

“It’s like leaving myself behind, and finding myself at the same time,” says Frenett. “Won’t you come see if you can hear the whispers, too?

Come see Elaine’s art upstairs at AAC in her studio–No. 13.

First Friday Art Walk Reception, November 7, from 5:00 – 8:00 pm

As always, visitors will find galleries, open studios, art, and artists on all three floors of the Art Center

There will also be refreshments and live music

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Art du Jour Gallery Features Edgy Art by Martin Ball

Fractal Art by Martin Ball

Martin W. Ball’s stunning and captivating abstract work will be featured at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main St., Medford from October 4 –Nov. 29. Ball is a versatile artist who began working with fractal flame software in 20ll to create images for use with his original music, now available on the internet. There are many reasons why Ball loves creating art with this software. He says that “fractals are the geometric foundations of reality itself – virtually everything that we experience in nature is generated from underlying fractal mathematics…” To create his artwork, Ball randomly generates flames from software, and then tries random permutations, perhaps tweaking the underlying algorithm or trying different color combinations. Once selected, flames are rendered from the fractal generator software to create a single layer of what will become a multi-layered image. Ball continues to work with the flames in Photoshop and

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