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Call to Artists – City of Grants Pass

The City of Grants Pass has recently renamed City-owned parking lots with a wildlife theme and has placed City-branded wayfinding signage in an effort to improve the appearance of downtown and enhance the tourist experience. As part of that effort, the City has committed to place art in each of the lots. The Committee on Public Art (CoPA) is seeking an artist to commission for 2018 at the Salmon Lot, located at the intersection of NW 5th St. and I St, adjacent to the Napa Auto Parts store.

Here is the Prospectus with all the information you need to apply:

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Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art Now Through March 2018

Grants Pass Museum of Art

Adult Workshops Paint like Gauguin – Saturday, January 20th

Cost: $30 Taught by Kristen O’Neill Saturday, January 20th, 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

Learn about Post-Impressionism and Gauguin. Leave with an acrylic painting on canvas of your favorite Gauguin piece. Study a master’s work – a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills. All skill levels are welcome. All materials are provided! You can bring in a copy of your favorite Gauguin, or use copies provided.

$30 per person.

To sign up, visit GPMA’s website or call 541-479-3290

 

Paint like Georgia O’Keeffe – Saturday, January 27th

Cost: $30 Taught by Kristen O’Neill Saturday, January 27th, 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

All materials provided. You can bring in a copy of your favorite O’Keeffe, or use copies provided. Leave with an acrylic painting Learn about American Modernism and O’Keeffe Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills Have a

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New Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Art Classes! Visit our Website Click on any picture to reach our website class signup page. How to Paint Snow with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, Dec 2 1 – 4 pm All materials provided Create your own painting of a winter scene Learn about color theory (warm & cool colors) Have a fun afternoon! All skill levels are welcome $30 per person, includes all materials. Animal Portraits with Bobbi Baldwin Saturday, Dec 9 9:30 – 5 Paint your beloved pet or favorite animal, open to all mediums (exce! Dogs, cats, horses, tigers, cows, wild animals Whatever your favorite fur or feather animals are! We will work on learning the anatomical structure of bodies and faces as well as how to best portray them! We will also work on composition, color theory, techniques, and painting. Beginners through advanced artists—all are welcome. $85 per person. Materials list to be sent to you.

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Art Classes at the GP Museum of Art- Nov/ Dec 2017

Grants Pass Museum of Art Classes

Art Classes! Visit our Website Elderhood, Wisdom, and Our Inner Knowing workshop with Janet L. Stanley, M. A. Saturday, Nov. 18 1-4 pm “We are the Crones, the Wise Women whose truths must be given voice, our spiritual journeys embraced and our sage insights welcomed. Come join me as we celebrate elderhood, our collective wisdom and how this inner knowing will help heal Mother Earth and all her inhabitants.” $20 per person How to Paint Snow with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, Dec 2 1 – 4 pm All materials provided Create your own painting of a winter scene Learn about color theory (warm & cool colors) Have a fun afternoon! All skill levels are welcome $30 per person, includes all materials. Art Journaling: Recipe for a Perfect Holiday with Karen O’Brien Saturday, Dec 16 10 am – 1 pm In this class we will learn how to begin our own

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Classes at the Grants Pass Museum of Art! Fall 2017

Grants Pass Museum of Art

Art Classes for Adults! Visit our Website Anatomy & Structure of the Face with Bobbi Baldwin Friday, Oct. 13, 9 am – 4 pm You will learn from a hands-on demo and lecture by Bobbi Baldwin, who has taught this same lesson to plastic surgeons. The morning will be an in depth study of how to think about the anatomy and structure of the face in simple terms of physiology and drawing skills. Bobbi puts this lecture into common sense terms, teaching you how to think about the structure, measure, shape, and shadow in ways that you haven’t thought to do previously. The afternoon will be for you to practice what you have learned. It is a must, for all who paint or draw. You don’t want to miss this. $85 for workshop Optional lunch purchase for $10 Paint Like Henri Matisse with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, October 14 1-4

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GPMA Fall Art Classes

Grants Pass Museum of Art Fall 2017 Art Classes and Workshops - image of a group of students painting

Art Classes for Adults! Visit our Website Paint Like David Hockney with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, September 9 1 – 4 pm Leave with an acrylic painting. Learn about Pop Art and David Hockney Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills Paint any Hockney painting you wish. Have a fun afternoon! All skill levels are welcome $30 per person, includes all materials. Paint like Monet with Kristen O’Neill Wednesday, September 13 1:30 – 4:30 pm Leave with an acrylic painting. Learn about Impressionism and Monet Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills Paint any Monet painting you wish. Have a fun afternoon! All skill levels are welcome $30 per person, includes all materials. THIS CLASS ISN’T ON OUR WEBSITE YET – PLEASE CALL 541-479-3290 to register. Space is very limited. Anatomy & Structure of the Face with Bobbi Baldwin Friday,

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Open Studios: How Art is Made - Grants Pass

open studios how art is made grants pass 2017

Get inspired by 23 artists in 18 studio locations throughout Josephine County. Artist’s whose studios are located south of the Rogue River have their studios open on 9/23 & 9/24. The next weekend, 9/30 & 10/1, artists whose studios are north of the Rogue River have their studios open. Both days the studios are open 10 am – 5 pm. Tickets for the event are $20 per adult. The map of all the studio locations is the ticket. And for the first 150 tickets we have an Artist Guide Book, featuring photos of each artist’s work, and their artist statements. It is a 52 page, 6” x 9” book. Attendees can visit as many studios as they like, over the course of the 4 days. We also have a Preview Exhibition in the Grants Pass Museum of Art from 9/20 through 9/28. We have an artist opening (everyone is

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August 2017 news from the Grants Pass Museum of Art

Grants Pass Museum of Art

 

It’s almost the end of summer and school is starting soon. The museum is a great place to visit – we have great exhibits and activities and it’s “cool” inside. Our very successful classes for children end this week. We have a bit more room in the Zentangle class on Tuesday. It’s been a fun summer with kids exploring various forms of art.

We will continue adult workshops through out the fall, winter, and spring. Check below for what is coming up soon.

AND don’t miss out on our fabulous music offerings. This week we have a double header. Friday we have Daniel Boling, one of the best song writers in America. Saturday we have a string quartet from New York doing a fund raiser for Chinquapin Center for the Arts.

P.S. Don’t forget the ongoing events – like First Friday (every month from 5-9) Second Friday

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Adult Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Grants Pass Museum of Art

Art Classes for Adults! Visit our Website Color & Value with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, August 12 1 – 4 pm Learn about color theory, mixing and values Learn simple techniques for improving your art Have a fun afternoon! Great for beginners. All levels welcome.

 

$30 per person, includes all materials. Paint Like Georgia O’Keeffe with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, August 26 1-4 pm Create an acrylic painting, Learn about American Modernism and O’Keeffe Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills Paint any O’Keeffe painting you want. Have a fun afternoon! All skill levels are welcome $30 per person, includes all materials Paint Like David Hockney with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, September 9 1 – 4 pm Leave with an acrylic painting. Learn about American Modernism and O’Keeffe Study a master’s work, a time-honored tradition to improving your art skills Paint any Hockney painting you wish.

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Art Classes for Kids at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Grants Pass Museum of Art

Art for Kids! All Classes are $15 each and ages 7 and up. All materials are provided. Visit our Website Painting Pots Wednesday, August 9 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Taught by Laura Davis Create fun projects from pots! Make a bird feeder, fairy house or your own creation.

Collage Thursday, August 10 1-3 pm Taught by Judy Davidson

Learn to collage to turn existing art and photos into new art.

Dragons Around the World Tuesday, August 15 1-3 pm Taught by Kristen O’Neill Dragons have been used in art around the world. See examples and have fun making your favorite type of dragon. All levels of skill are welcome.

Tissue Paper Stained Glass Thursday, August 17 1-3 pm Taught by Kristen O’Neill Kids get to great their own “stained glass” projects with tissue paper. Fun way to add art and color to any room. Zentangle Tuesday, August 22

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