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Digital Deconstruction: Bruce Bayard

Image from Bruce Bayard's Digital Deconstruction exhibit at Rogue Gallery July 2015

Digital Deconstruction: Bruce Bayard June 26 – August 7, 2015 Reception: Friday, June 26, 5:00-8:00pm

New works by local artist Bruce Bayard include digitally altered wide format landscape photographs, and stills of video clips which are layered and composed using a random algorithm process to choose image, layer order, and transparency. Samples of the videos used for this process will also be on view during the exhibit.


Bruce Bayard is an established Northwest artist who has shown throughout the west coast. Working as a digital artist, he uses multiple layers of photography, creating images that are mysterious and profoundly beautiful. The complex layering technique invites the viewer to continue to look at the work and discover new shapes, colors, and textures. Bruce describes his process, “My current pursuits in image-making involve reduction and augmentation. To accomplish the former, I spend more time looking at things that attract me visually,

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Meet Betty LaDuke “Celebrating Local Farms and Farmworkers” at South Stage Cellars

Grape Harvest Frenzy, by Betty LaDuke 2013

From March 27th through May 8th at South Stage Cellars in Jacksonville, the featured guest artist will be renowned artist/activist Betty LaDuke in “Celebrating Local Farms and Farmworkers.” There will be a ‘meet the artist’ reception on Sunday April 7th from 1-3. Through detailed sketches, Betty captures imagery of local farmworkers performing various tasks as they work with the land. Betty later takes those field sketches, and in her studio, transfers the images onto large scale wooden panels which she sculpts and paints, similar to those found locally in the Medford International Airport. Featured in this show will be giclee prints of scenes from a variety of local farms such as La Mera Gardens, Fry Family Farms, and even South Stage Cellars’ own Quail Run Vineyard. Her show will benefit La Clinica along with The Rising Stars.

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ART PEACE SUSTAINABILITY: A Global Digital Art (Therapy) Event

It’s time to try your hand at some digital art making; artist or non-artist, you might even find it addictive. Join the International Art Therapy Organization and the Art Therapy Alliance for an interactive global art event reflecting these three wor…

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