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New Exhibits at Rogue Gallery

Psyche, watercolor painting by Rachel Barrett

Main Gallery Exhibit:

Rogue Valley Biennial

February 20 – April 10, 2015, Reception: Friday, February 20, 5-8pm


The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is proud to host the 2015 Rogue Valley Biennial. The Rogue Valley Biennial Art Exhibit is held at different locations in the Southern Oregon every other year. The exhibit celebrates the talents of Southern Oregon artist as they expand their vision in their work. Acrylic, oil, and watercolor paintings, photography, pastels, and sculpture are among the media exhibited.


Biennial exhibits are most commonly used within the art world to describe exhibits that occur every other year. The first exhibit in 1895 was held in Venice, Italy and is still considered the most important. Biennial exhibits are now held throughout the world, most often celebrating contemporary art. The focus of the art is frequently on current cultural events that influence the perception of our everyday life.

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February 2015 Ashland Gallery Association Featured Exhibits


Come out and celebrate Ashland’s Visual Arts during the AGA First Friday Art Walk, February 6th, from 5 to 8 pm! Stroll the galleries in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Enjoy this year-round free community event, filled with spectacular artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and conversation with other art enthusiasts!

Pick up a Gallery Tour Map at any member gallery, the Ashland Chamber of Commerce, or download off of our website. For more information about all of the exhibits visit:

Watch for the new 2015 Gallery Guide due to arrive by March First Friday!


AGA Spotlight Galleries February 2015 Smithfields Restaurant February First Friday Art Walk After Party Featuring paintings by Sarah F. Burns

Come join us for the February First Friday Art Walk after-party! Smithfields will have food and drink specials from 8 – 10

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Au Naturel Opens at CCC Art Center Gallery

James McComas, Superior, CO: Diana, Oil on Linen, 24x18

James McComas, Superior, CO: Diana, Oil on Linen, 24×18 Cynthia Yatchman, Seattle, WA: Carapaces, Mixed Media, 12×12 Nicole Jeffords, Austin, TX: Arden, Oil on Canvas, 28×22 Reed Clarke, Portland, OR: Apparition Number Four, Oil on Canvas, 42×42 Patrick Kernan, Portland, OR: Amanda, Watercolor and Pastel Pencil, 21×14 Chris Sheridan, Seattle, WA: Beyond the Boundary of the Hedge: Margarita and His Errand, Oil on Canvas, 54×40 The ninth annual international juried exhibit Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century will be on display from January 22 through March 5, 2015 at Clatsop Community College’s Art Center Gallery located at 1799 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, OR. Gallery hours are from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The gallery is open on Sundays and holidays by appointment only. A reception honoring the selected artists will be held on Thursday, January 29, at

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Richard McKinley at Art Du Jour Gallery

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An Afternoon with Richard McKinley

Art du Jour Gallery presents “An Afternoon with Richard McKinley,” nationally and internationally renowned artist/educator, on Saturday, February 28. Born and raised in the Rogue Valley, McKinley is known for his beautiful paintings in oil and pastel, and for the vast amount of artistic knowledge he shares with his students worldwide.

Richard will offer a presentation on his career in contemporary art, including highlights from his forthcoming book on oil painting, as well as from his best selling PASTEL POINTERS. The afternoon begins at 1:30 PM in the Medford Library ( Adams Room ) with a Power point presentation and a lively question and answer session.

A reception and opportunity to meet the artist follows at 3:30 PM in Art du Jour

Gallery, located at 213 E. Main Street in Medford (2 blocks north of the library).

Tickets are $15

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