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Southern Oregon Society of Artists July 24 Meeting

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The Southern Oregon Socity of Artists ( SOSA) July 24 meeting will be a juried critique by renowned artist Gabriel Lipper at 6:30 pm at the Medford Public Library. While everyone interested in art is welcome, only members may submit their art to be juried. For more information call Judy Grillo at 541-625-3285 or BJ Mathis at 541-414-4993 or [email protected] .

Artoberfest Application Deadline Extended to August 4

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Call to Artists Artoberfest Application Deadline Extended to August 4 for 6th Annual Artoberfest A Juried Art & Fine Craft Fair in the Beautiful Illinois Valley of Southern Oregon Friday, Saturday & Sunday, October 20, 21 and 22

Sponsored by the Southern Oregon Guild of Artists & Artisans For Prospectus & Application go to

http://www.southernoregonguild.org

APPLY ONLINE

http://www.southernoregonguild.org Questions: Call 541-659-3858 or 541-592-5019

or email [email protected]

NEW DEADLINE FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 2017 JUST A FEW WEEKS AWAY!

Third Friday Receptions for New Exhibits at Rogue Gallery

Assemblage piece by Leona Keene Sewitsky

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center will have a reception for two exhibits for Downtown Medford’s Third Friday Artwalk

Assemblage by Leona Keene Sewitsky

Main Gallery exhibit Scenes from the Unconscious: Micah Ofstedahl & Leona Sewitsky

June 23 – August 4, 2017, Reception: Friday, July 21, 5-8pm

 

Ashland artist Micah Ofstedahl combines the conscious observations of science with the subconscious imagination of the mind in his surrealistic acrylic paintings. Jacksonville artist Leona Keene Sewitsky explores the unconscious mind in playful, dreamlike, and mysterious sculptures created from recycled objects and papier maché.

Micah Ofstedahl was born and raised in Austin, Minnesota and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in sculpture and ceramics from Minnesota State University. Micah describes his work as an exploration of the unknown and the importance of its relationship to scientific and human advancement. Micah states, “I am constantly being amazed by the hidden beauty

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July 2017 News from Rogue Gallery

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Visions of Daily Life: Drawings by Walt Wirfs

July 14 – August 25, 2017

Walt Wirfs, LEONA AND FRIENDS, graphite

Reception: Friday, July 21, 5:00-8:00 pm

Jacksonville artist Walt Wirfs captures the everyday joy of friends, family and strangers with their canine companions in detailed graphite drawings. DOCUMENTARY SCREENING THIS SATURDAY As part of the Rogue Gallery’s Impressionism exhibit we are screening documentaries about important Impressionistic painters. The last movie in the series will be screened this Saturday at 2:00 pm. The movie lasts approximately one hour. – July 15, 2017, 2PM: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

NOW OPEN IN THE MAIN GALLERY

Scenes from the Unconscious Micah Ofstedahl & Leona Keene Sewitsky

June 23–August 4, 2017

Left: Micah Ofstedahl, STRANGE PARADISE 1920, acrylic Right: Leona Keene Sewitsky, SHIP OF FOOLS, sculpture Reception: Friday, July 21, 5:00-8:00 pm

Ashland artist Micah Ofstedahl combines the conscious observations of science with the

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FREE Coloring Event at Central Art Supply

Small Business Saturday November 24 2018 Central Art Supply, Medford, Oregon

 

 

When: Friday July 21, 2017 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Where: Central Art Supply 101 N. Central Avenue, Medford

 

 

Chickadee Creative Coloring, a Medford-based adult coloring book publisher, presents a

FREE Coloring Event for its three publications:

Amazing Animals Coloring Book for Adults, Creatures of the Deep Coloring Book for Adults, and Wild Women Adult Coloring Book.

 

Each of the three 24-page books contains hand-drawn illustrations by talented Southern Oregon student artists.

 

There are a lot of benefits of coloring for adults and teens, which include activating both sides of the brain (logic and creativity) and reducing stress and anxiety, and it can be a perfect therapy for patients battling an illness or disease. Plus, it is just plain fun!

 

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon coloring your worries away! Pages from each book along with colored pencils to use for this event

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Art Classes at GPMA

Upcoming Art Classes Visit our Website KIDS CLASS Making Art Books Wednesday, July 12 2 – 4 pm Taught by Laura Davis Create small art books. Draw your own art or collage pages. $15. Ages 7 & up. KIDS CLASS Painting Rocks Thursday, July 13 1-3 pm Taught by Judy Davidson Paint small creatures, abstract patterns or whatever you can dream up on river rocks. $15. Ages 7 and up.

ADULT CLASS Paint like Seurat Saturday, July 15 1-4 pm Taught by Kristen O’Neill Seurat was a Neo-Impressionism painter. Learn about his art, and his use of color. (Optical mixing and pointillism are fun to explore!) Class starts with a brief art history talk, then a painting demo, then we create our own copies of a painting.You have the choice to pick your own painting to copy, or suggestions are available. All skill levels are welcome. Lots of one-on-one

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Ashland Gallery Association July 2017 Art Exhibits

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Ashland Gallery Association July 2017 Art Exhibits Celebrate Ashland’s Visual Arts during the AGA First Friday Art Walk, July 7th from 5 to 8 pm!

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

For more information about all of our exhibits and to download the July Gallery Tour map, please visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com

Please see attached “Spotlight Exhibits” and July Gallery Tour Map.

Ashland Gallery Association July 2017 Spotlight Exhibits

 

Ashland Art Center Featured Upstairs Artist: Melody Blore

Painting by Melody Blore

“The Art of Flowers”

Melody is from Southern California and had a flower shop for years called Melody’s Garden. After moving to Jacksonville she opened A French Boutique, a shop filled with fashion, hats and jewelry

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Kids Summer Art Classes at GPMA

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Art for Kids! All Classes are $15 each and ages 7 and up. All materials are provided. Visit our Website Making Art Books Wednesday, July 12, 2 – 4 pm Taught by Laura Davis Create small art books. Draw your own art or collage pages. Painted Rocks Thursday, July 13, 1-3 pm Taught by Judy Davidson Paint small creatures, abstract patterns or whatever you can dream up on river rocks.

Paint Like Van Gogh Tuesday, July 18, 1-3 pm Taught by Kristen O’Neill Learn about Van Gogh and create a painting by copying one of his, or being inspired by his art. Drawing from a Photo Thursday, July 20 1-3 pm Taught by Kristen O’Neill Kids learn drawing techniques, and methods to draw from a photo. Bring a photo of their own, or we can provide one. (We recommend to avoid photos of faces). All skill levels welcome. Printmaking

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Figure Drawing Workshop with Bobbi Baldwin

Figure Drawing Workshop with Bobbi Baldwin at Central Art Supply, July 7, 2017

HUMAN FIGURE DEMONSTRATION AND LECTURE In Charcoal & Oil Paint (Including Hands and Feet!) Figure Drawing Workshop with Bobbi Baldwin FRI. JULY 7, 2017 10:00am – 1:00pm in the Classroom at Central Art $20 per person

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Summer At Last! July 2017 Update

Summer At Last! continues through Sunday, July 30. Reception on Saturday, July 1, from 1–3pm, with refreshments and live music as well as the Artists Workshop’s 2017 Plein Air Event on the lawn!

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