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Art du Jour’s July 2018 Exhibits

Cheryl Magellan's Selfie Exhibit

During the month of July Ginny Matheson will be the featured artist at Art du Jour Gallery, and Judy Benson LeNier’s work will continue to be featured in the Salon till the end of the month. In addition, Cheryl Magellen will be bringing her poplular Selfie Show to Medford. On third Friday music will be provided by the Minstrel Streams.

Featured Artist Ginny Matheson

As the featured artist for the month of June at Art Du Jour Gallery, Ginny Matheson presents’’a body of work themed “Mixed Media Landscapes”.

Mont Blanc by Ginny Matheson. -Submitted by the artist

Ginny lives and works in Southern Oregon, but her earliest art training was in Michigan where she worked primarily in stone and wood carving. After moving to Indiana, Ginny began to focus on two-dimensional media and took more training in drawing, painting, and collage. By 2004 she had begun

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Art du Jour Features New Exhibits from Member Artists February 2018

Peter Coons painting Sunset Drama

Peter Coons Sunset Drama

February brings new exhibits from member artists at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main in Medford.

During the month of February Peter Coons work will be the featured in the Salon and Jan Hartmann will be the featured artist on the feature wall.

Peter Coons grew up in a family of artists and was influenced at an early age by the arts. As a youth, his father, a fashion designer, took him to Europe to experience old world culture. For several years, he lived and attended school in Florence, Italy. His exposure to the artists of the High Renaissance made an indelible impression.

As a university student he took ceramics and art courses and graduated with a degree in history. Concurrent with his career as a public service executive, he satisfied his artistic impulses with printmaking and painting workshops and

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Capturing Light in the Landscape with Pastels

Take Control of Capturing the Light in the Landscape! with Janis Ellison

Don’t miss out on this wonderful pastel landscape series with Janis Ellison!

Take Control of Capturing the Light in the Landscape! with Janis Ellison Dates: January 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th

Time: (Four Monday sessions) 9:30pm – 1:00pm

Fee: $125.00

Location: Central Art Supply classroom

This session will move beyond the basics of color theory and teach you techniques to capture that fleeting sense of light that inspires us to paint.

Join me for ongoing 4 week session classes that include demonstration and Individual Instruction time at your easel.

All levels welcome!

Register now 541-218-9788

www.janisellison.com

[email protected] VISIT CENTRAL ART!

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New Website & Plein Air Event

As my webmistress works on adding content to my new website, I’m traveling to Roseburg for a plein air event. While I’m there, I might stop by Wildlife Safari and see if I can snap some reference images of the animals to use for future paintings. I’ll …

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Art in Bloom at RGAC - May Exhibits, Classes and Workshops

Art in Bloom at RGAC – May Exhibits Rogue Gallery is Open for Art in Bloom! Saturday, May 13, 10-5pm & Sunday, May 14, 11-4pm

Free fun art activities for all ages including a painting contest with prizes. Find great gifts for Mother’s Day in our Main Gallery, Community Gallery, Members’ Gallery, and gift shop.

Downtown Medford will be filled with fascinating sights and sounds as it hosts thousands of people during this two-day visual arts, entertainment, and cultural event held every Mother’s Day weekend. Enjoy fun activities for the whole family including a children’s area, music & performances, and over 120 artists and horticulturists displaying their best works.

More about the event HERE>>

 

IN THE MAIN GALLERY American Views: Emerging Landscapes Paintings by Margaret Coe, Susan DeRosa, Margaret Prentice, & Lucy Warnick

May 5 –June 16, 2017

Margaret Coe, WINDOW VIEW (detail); Susan DeRosa, MACGREGOR PARK, OREGON (detail);

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Nature Sketching & Journaling - Table Rock Hike Saturday, May 6

Nature Sketching & Journaling - Table Rock Hike

Nature Sketching & Journaling – Table Rock Hike Saturday, May 6, 2017, 9:00 a.m. at Lower Table Rock

The iconic Upper and Lower Table Rocks—formed seven million years ago by a volcanic eruption—are prominent reminders of the rich natural and cultural heritage found in the Rogue Valley. For thousands of years the Takelma Indians called Table Rocks their home, and early settlers hiked to their summits in long skirts and full suits. Today more than 50,000 people each year connect with nature and history while walking their trails. These “Islands in the Sky” are designated as an Area of Critical Environmental Concern and an America’s Great Outdoors site to protect their diverse habitats, expansive views, abundant wildlife and a wealth of wildflowers, including the extremely rare Dwarf-wooly Meadowfoam that grows nowhere else in the world.

Join a couple of scientists-turned-artists for a hike and exploration of art in nature

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Morning Shadows

Morning Shadows

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Lavender Fields Forever

Lavender Fields Forever, 2016.

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Composition ~ The Foundation of a Painting

I woke this morning with the feeling that something had changed.  The air felt a little crisper, the sky looked a little darker and I could smell the earthy scent of leaves scattered on the ground in the woods. Yes, this is the feeling of fall, my favorite time of year! To celebrate the season, this year I am offering a September workshop that includes painting outdoors with a focus on Composition. An important element in a painting is a good compostion which includes line, balance, movement, abstract form and many other details that are needed to create a great…

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Screamer on the Snake River

As I translated a watercolor sketch to oil the painting seemed to take on a life of its own. Believe it or not, the brush actually moved itself! In my shock and awe I barely noticed the flashing lights and loud hums coming from outside my studio. I woke up several hours later and this […]

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