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August = Art Opportunities

Ashland GalleriesAugust Visual Arts News August = Art Opportunities (And September, too!)

We’re excited to share a handful of fun art opportunities that are being offered to foster your inner creativity whether it be getting out and about or enjoying from the comfort of your own home. 

Image Credit:Jenay Elder, Sunset on Harris, Oil on Canvas Art & Soul GalleryPaint Night! SunsetsThursday, August 19, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Join Art & Soul Gallery and Jenay Elder in Paint Night! Sip wine and refreshments with your friends and learn painting techniques in a relaxed, small group setting. All materials will be provided and tickets include wine and light refreshments. Space is limited to eight people and registration is $45.00. 

For those who are interested in participating, please click here. 

Image Credit: Michael Gibson, Untitled, Acrylic Ashland Art WorksFigurative Drawing Demonstration with Michael GibsonSaturday, September 11, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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May 2019 at Art du Jour Gallery

Medford's Art du Jour Gallery will be holding their 3rd annual "People's Choice" photography contest to be on display and voted on during Art in Bloom on Mothers Day weekend. Image courtesy of Roy Musitelli Photo and Design 2019

Art du Jour Gallery 213 E. Main Street Medford, OR 97501 (541) 770-3190 OPEN Tues – Sat., 10AM – 4PM

Jonnatan Martinez, 20, of White City recently ventured into Art du Jour to study technique of watercolor artist Marilyn Zupan as well as a few other painters involved with the co-operative gallery. The featured exhibit with Grants Pass potter Susan Paul Williams is going to be held over through the month of May. -Roy Musitelli photo 4-9-19

Advance Release for May 2019:

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford is going to hold over our exquisite display featuring the works of Marilyn Zupan and potter Susan Paul Williams, while Marianne Nielsen’s guest exhibit in the salon will also continue to the end of the month. Third Friday will be on May 17, 5-8 pm with musical entertainment by classical guitarist Rod Petrone. Go to

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Watercolor Artists, Third Friday News, Live Music at Art du Jour

Pottery by Susan Paul-Williams. Photo provided by the artist 3/2019

Art du Jour April 2019:

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford will be devoted to watercolor in April with Marianne Nielsen and Marilyn Zupan. Third Friday will be on April 19, 5-8 pm with musical entertainment by classical guitarist Rod Petrone. Go to our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/ArtduJourGallery) for updates.

Guest Artist Marianne Nielsen

With a passion for watercolor, Marianne Nielsen say it is her favorite media because of its versatility regarding techniques and textures. While enjoying all styles and subjects, her inspiration comes from all things in nature, especially animals and flowers.

After 5 years learning from the late Marshal McDaniels, he literally changed the way she looks at everyday things like clouds, trees, water and life. Soon after she became a watercolor instructor herself with 6 to 8 students, which has since grown to 4 weekly classes with more than

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