September 20th Rogue Gallery Exhibits for Downtown Medford’s Third Friday

Desmond Serratore, Jacksonville

Rogue Gallery exhibits for Downtown Medford’s Third Friday Friday, September 20, 5:30 – 8:00 pm

In the Community Gallery

Exhibit Reception: Scenes from the City: Paintings by Desmond Serratore

August 30 – October 4, 2019

Rogue Valley artist Desmond Serratore is a plein air painter working in oil, capturing urban and rural landscapes in his impressionistic style. This exhibit showcases familiar scenes from southern Oregon, from around town and out to the coast.

Desmond Serratore learned to paint working as a commercial artist. He is a member of the Artists Workshop, the Southern Oregon Artists Guild, the Rogue Gallery & Art Center, Art Presence in Jacksonville, the Southern Oregon Society of Artists and the Ashland Gallery Association. This year he was awarded a Grant from The Haines & Friends Fund. His

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Artists Workshop 34th Annual Show & Sale

‘LITHIA WATER’ Pastel By Steve Bennett

THE ARTISTS’ WORKSHOP ANNUAL SHOW & SALE AUGUST 3-26, 2018

‘LITHIA WATER’ Pastel By Steve Bennett

The Artists’ Workshop 34th Annual Show and Sale opens Friday, August 3, at 10 am at the Art Presence Center, corner of 5th and D in Jacksonville.

A special Reception with the Artists will be held on Saturday, August 4, from 2-5 pm. Admission to the show and the reception is free.

The group is comprised of passionate, accomplished artists who capture local landscapes, historical buildings, flowers, still lifes, abstracts, and other subjects using oil, pastel, watercolor, acrylic, print-making, encaustic, mixed media, ink, etc. Members include award-winning collected artists who may also teach art classes and workshops.

Participants in this year’s show are Raye Aubin, Susan Austin, Steve Bennett, Sue Bennett, Katy Cauker, Peter Coons, Susan DeRosa, Rick Evans, Kim Faucher, Marilyn Hurst, Jeanne LaRae, Jean Mailander, Kirsten Meriwether, Carolyn Roberts, Desmond

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January 2018 at Art du Jour Gallery

January 2018 at Art du Jour : Anthurium with Mangos, Kim Faucher

January 2018 at Art du Jour Gallery NEWEST GALLERY ARTIST Oil Painter John Acosta

Hope and Despair, by John Acosta

Medford artist John Acosta, Art du Jour Gallery’s newest member, is an oil painter whose work is bold, exciting, masculine, and often spiritual in theme. His style is entirely his own. John is self-taught and has been painting in oils for only four years, yet his work shows the passion and innate talent of a painter destined to become a fine artist. We hope you will visit Art du Jour in January and view John’s work. “My Defender” is a dream-like but unmistakable vision of Jesus, “Travertino Façade” is a beautiful and detailed rendering of Rome’s Colosseum, and “Brenda” is a saucy feline with mischief in her eyes. Of the three other oil paintings that complete John’s current display, “Hope and Despair” is the most emotionally engaging.

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Art Presence Member Profile: Painter Kim Faucher

Kim Faucher I was born 20 miles from Mt. Lassen in Northern California. My father ran a small sawmill and we lived in a converted chicken house with dirt floor, no electricity, and no running water. Many of my childhood days were spent trekking through remote volcanic terrain with my parents. I developed a heartfelt […]

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Followup: Beekman House PaintOut and Benefit Sale

Sixteen member artists and photographers participated in a plein air celebration of the historic Beekman House in Jacksonville, creating paintings for a July 21 benefit sale with 25% of the proceeds going to the Jacksonville Heritage Society’s Beekman House Restoration project. Congrats to Kim Faucher, winner of the People’s Choice Award!

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VISUAL ART STUDIO TOUR INVITES THE PUBLIC INTO MEDFORD ARTISTS’ STUDIOS

Queen's Tease, by Marie Maretska

Ceiling Arches, photography by Tom Glassman

JUNE 2 & 3, 2012

Tour Map Online at www.roguegallery.org

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center presents its Visual Art Studio Tour (VAST) on June 2 & 3, 2012. Community members are invited to visit 19 studios presenting the work of over 22 artists. This is a unique opportunity to meet artists, watch them demonstrate their crafts, get inspired, and buy art! Artists will be greeting the public in their studios from 10:00am until 4:00pm. Community members and visitors are invited to attend this unique, free, self-guided tour. All ages are welcome! Tour maps are available online at www.roguegallery.org or at the Rogue Gallery & Art Center before and during the event.

Queen's Tease, by Marie Maretska

VAST participating artists are Betty Barss, watercolor painting; Carol Cochran, impressionistic acrylic painting; Valerie Coulman, illustration; Jim Curtis, fine

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Rogue Gallery and Art Center Visual Art Studio Tour - June 2 & 3

Visual Art Studio Tour - June 2 & 3

As part of our mission to nurture and promote the visual arts in the region, the Rogue Gallery & Art Center is presenting a Visual Art Studio Tour (VAST). Artists with studios located in Medford, Oregon will open their doors to art-interested visitors during this unique weekend event. Maps of participating artists’ studio locations will be available at the Rogue Gallery & Art center and online at www.roguegallery.org in late May. The VAST event will bring exposure to Medford’s artistic community, build awareness of visual artists and their working processes and stimulate and grow the arts community throughout the Rogue Valley.

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