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Invite to sell art! Art in the Garden

Art in the Garden Call for Artists

 

YOU ARE INVITED to have your art in a garden. This year the museum has eight gardens for the Art In The Garden tour. Here are the details: Dates of event: June 9 and 10th from 10 – 4 each day Art must be delivered to the garden on Friday June 8 afternoon between 3 – 5 pm Art must be picked up at the garden on Sunday June 10 between 4-6 pm You are responsible for bringing an inventory with pricing, having price tags on your art The museum will receive a 30% commission on all sales during the event. We need to know if you want to participate no later than April 20 because we want to put your name in our ticket booklet so people will know where to find you! Here are some ideas about art that sells well at

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Save the Date Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts 13th Annual Conference

So you’re thinking….wouldn’t it be so great to do something just sooooooooo much fun while getting a fresh boost of Inspiration from a Biblical Worldview In current culture and exceptional artistic technical instruction plus camaraderie with other professionally minded and passionate artists of faith?Then you or an beloved artist you know can kick start some summer plans June 14 – 17th by being at the 2018 Masterpiece Christian Artist Conference and Workshops in Ashland, Oregon at the beautiful Ashland Hill Hotel and Conference Center. It’s a stellar and inspiring lineup of talent and joy! Paint with professional and nationally recognized instructors Ned Mueller, JoAnn Peralta, and the young and talented Brittany Weistlingfor this 4 day event. Plus One Day Artisan Workshops : Introduction to Mosaics andWire Entwined Stone Jewelry and Marketing tips of the Trade. These Workshops and breakout sessions will ignite your gifts and passion for your art

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September 2017 Ashland Gallery Association Featured Exhibits & First Friday ArtWalk Map

Ashland Gallery Association November 2016 Art Exhibits : Ashland Gallery Association aga logo

Ashland Gallery Association September 2017 Art Exhibits

Celebrate Ashland’s Visual Arts during the AGA First Friday Art Walk, September 1st, from 5 to 8 pm!

Stroll the galleries and take in the visual delights in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Enjoy this free year-round community event, filled with a diverse array of artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and lively conversation!

For more information about all of our exhibits and to download the August Gallery Tour map, please see the map embedded in the post below the gallery exhibits…

Ashland Gallery Association September Spotlight Exhibits

“Light Touch,” pastel painting by Janet Patterson

Gallerie Karon The Female of the Species Part II All women artists invitational

Gallerie Karon this month continues to showcase the work of only women artists. Represented are Oregon, California, and Hawaii. Their mediums are across the board from painted silks, pastels, oils,

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March at Art du Jour Gallery

"Retired," 25" x 17" watermedia by Lane Hall

Guest Artist Lane Hall’s Award-Winning Watermedia Exhibit and the Beautifully Handcrafted Artistry of Jewelry Designer Carol Sharp on Display! March is your last chance to see the exhibit of award-winning paintings by our distinguished guest artist Lane Hall in our Art du Jour Gallery Salon. Mr. Hall’s watermedia paintings drew many admiring visitors to the gallery during February, and our… Read more →

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Adorn: Contemporary Wearable Art Entry Deadline July 15

CALL FOR ART Adorn: Contemporary Wearable Art Selected by: Yevgeniya Kaganovich, Professor and Chair of the Department of Art and Design, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Exhibition Dates: September 11 – October 22, 2015 Entry Deadline: July 15, 2015 Notifications: Week of August 10-14, 2015

YEVGENIYA KAGANOVICH “PEARL NECKLACE IV,” 2005. FRESH WATER PEARLS, LATEX SHEET, LARGEST STRAND: 7 ¾” X 38 ¾” X ¼ “ “Do jewelers belong to the world of art or craft?” asked New York Times writer Victoria Gomelsky in an article on contemporary wearables she penned for the newspaper in 2014. When posed to him, Glenn Adamson, director of the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, suggested that the question itself may no longer be relevant. “The 21st century being what it is,” Adamson said, “categories are points of reference, but not very useful as containers of people.” Today’s cutting-edge jewelry designers

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Local Retail Opportunity for Jewelry Artists!

Please read this post for a local retail opportunity for artisan jewelers working with stones set in silver! If you’re not a jewelry artist but know someone who is, please share!

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CALL TO ARTISTS AND CRAFTSPEOPLE FOR 
ROGUE GALLERY & ART CENTER’S HOLIDAY ART BOUTIQUE 
“SPIRIT IN HAND”

Rogue Gallery and Art Center Call to Artists for Spirit in Hand Holiday Boutique

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center—southern Oregon’s premier non-profit community art center—will host the “Spirit in Hand” Holiday Boutique November 16-December 22, 2012. This is a juried show and sale of hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind gift items including fiber & wearables; pottery & ceramics; glass, metal & woodwork; jewelry; leatherwork; mixed media and upcycled & repurposed items; candles; and body care products will be considered. Small framed artwork (no larger than 12” in any direction) will also be considered.

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“SPIRIT IN HAND” HOLIDAY ART BOUTIQUE

Calling All Creators of Wearable Art!

Participate in a juried Trunk Show at the Ashland Art Center Art on the Runway event October 12 and 13, 2012. An informational meeting for interested artists is scheduled for June 3 at 2 pm at the Ashland Art Center. Applications will be available at the meeting. Sunday, June 3, 2:00 pm – Infomational …

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Spirit in Hand Holiday Boutique at Rogue Gallery and Art Center

www.roguegallery.org 40 South Bartlett Street Medford Oregon 97501 541-772-8118

Enjoy one-of-a-kind handcrafted items made by regional artists and artisans for the home and office, as well as fine selection of unique personal accessories. Jewelry, dyed and woven scarves, felted journal covers and hats, art dolls, aromatherapy soaps; metal wine racks, pottery, sculpture, decorative glassware and small artworks; dining accessories such as placemats, towels, and tea cozies.

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Simple Jewelry with Thalia Keple

Simple Jewelry by Thalia

Fine Simple Jewelry By Thalia Keple

It’s easy to make your own beaded earrings or necklaces for yourself or for gifts!  Learn basic wire and beading techniques to make eithertwo pairs of earrings or a single strand necklace.  No experience neccessary.

Thursday, November 10 or 17, 1:00 – 2:30 pm (earrings) Saturday, November 19 or December 3, 1:00 – 2:30 pm (necklace) Class held upstairs in Studio #8 at the Ashland Art Center, 357 E Main St $20 per class, included use of tools and supply kit To register, contact Thalia Keple at [email protected] or541-292-8785.