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April Events and Exhibit at Illahe Studios & Gallery

Inocente, from the documentary "Inocente"

Roxanne Evans Stout “Spirit Tree”

This April will be our Fourth Annual Book Arts Show and our second year of bringing creative works from the community into the gallery in our Community Press Project, a community collaborative book arts venture. Also, as an exciting special event we will be exhibiting the boldly colorful, fantastical prints of Inocente, the teen artist who is the focus of the Oscar winning short documentary, “Inocente” being featured this year in the Ashland Independent Film Festival. Join us for the Artists’ Reception, held during First Friday Art Walk on April 5th from 5~8 p.m. Enjoy an early spring evening stroll with other art lovers and meet the artists. Wine and light refreshments will be served.

“Books are a uniquely portable magic” -Stephen King.

With 21 local and national Book Artists, our Fourth Annual Book Arts Show promises to provide a rich sampling of

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Empty Bowls Announces Sixth Annual Event in Grants Pass

Empty Bowls logo

The sixth Empty Bowls event in Grants Pass, Oregon will again be held at Parkway Christian Center located at 229 NE Beacon Drive in Grants Pass on Monday, October 8th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Guests choose a handcrafted bowl and are then served a simple meal of soup and bread in a handmade bowl they select and keep as a reminder of hunger in our community. Please read the post for more information about the event.

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The Beauty of Homeless Youth – Kickstarter Campaign by Artist Yelena Joy

Yelena Joy, Maslow project, Kickstarter campaign, Ashland Art Center

Yelena Joy, an artist from Ashland Art Center, is offering a unique opportunity for homeless youth. Medford has the second highest number of homeless youths in Oregon. The Heart-Art Experience is an art therapy-like process, through which the participant has the opportunity to see himself as fully capable, whole and “un-broken”, and to experience…

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There’s Always Time For Thanksgiving & Wild Animals

It may seem odd that in May, I’m posting about Thanksgiving, but in my heart, I’d like every day to be a day of giving thanksgiving. So perhaps this will remind me in May, to continue being grateful for all our blessings.Our Thanksgiving in November wa…

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