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“One Artist Changes His Art & Saves His Life” Interview, Video and Discount Codes!

natural Eaerth Paints Wins 2016 Cribsie Awards!

“One Artist Changes His Art & Saves His Life” Interview, Video and Discount Codes!

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Local playwright Scott Kaiser talks about his play NOW THIS

"Now This" rehearsal, play by Scott Kaiser

Ashland New Plays Festival (ANPF) Interviews Scott Kaiser, Local playwright talks about his play; ANPF presents NOW THIS Mon, May 23 at 7:30 p.m.

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Art du Jour Gallery Seeks New Artists!

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CALL TO ARTISTS

ART DU JOUR GALLERY seeks new artists, with display space available for new artists. We invite you to apply for membership in our artists’ cooperative and display your work in our fine arts gallery, located at 213 E. Main Street in downtown Medford. We are looking for artists in any medium. For further information, please drop in or call the gallery at (541) 770-3190 (Tues.–Sat., 10-4).

Art du Jour Gallery 213 E. Main Street Medford, OR 97540 (541) 770-3190 (Tues.-Sat., 10-4)

May World Art Classes at Kindred Spirits – Indonesian Elephant Rattle

Indonesian elephant Rattle, next workshop at Kindred Spirits withCathy dorris, Talent, Oregon, May 2016

May World Art Classes at Kindred Spirits with Cathy Dorris: Indonesian Elephant Rattle 4-5 inch round shaker (a mixed media sculpture with clay). A two part class: Wednesday, May 4th and Wednesday, May 11th. Read on for more details!

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Ashland Gallery Association May 2016 Exhibits

“Blue Winged Warbler and Bamboo,” oil on panel, by Jhenna Quinn Lewis

Celebrate Ashland’s Visual Arts during the AGA First Friday Art Walk, May 6th, 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 year-round free community event, filled with spectacular artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and conversation with other art enthusiasts!

Pick up a Gallery Tour Map at any member gallery, the Ashland Chamber of Commerce, or download HERE. For more information about all of the exhibits visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com

Ashland Gallery Association May 2016 Exhibits Snow’s Place Featuring Jessalynn Jones

Join us during the First Friday Art Walk, May 6, from 5 to 8 p.m. Outdoor Music by Fractal Love Jam – Martin W. Ball & Bram Lightbourne, Singer Jessalynn Jones

“FemBuddha”200836×36 oil on canvas,

Jessalynn Jones has a B.A. in painting and drawing from Southern Oregon University. She has also

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Ashland Art Center May 2016 CLASSES, EVENTS, & NEWS

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Ashland Art Center May 2016 CLASSES, EVENTS, & NEWS

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May 2016 ART'clectic Artisans Market

may 2016 art'clectic artisans market : Sprint artisan's market at Art Presence Art Center, Jacksonville, Oregon

ART’clectic will be holding their spring pop-up event, a May 2016 ART’clectic Artisans Market, at Art Presence Art Center, 206 North Fifth St. in Jacksonville. The garden-themed show opens Thursday, May 5 and closes Sunday, May 29. The gallery will open every Thursday through Sunday during May from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.

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Opening this Friday at Rogue Gallery!

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Detail of “Spring Magpie” by Julia Janeway Opening this Friday IN THE MAIN GALLERY Jonnel Covault, ELEGANT SHELTER, linocut; Julia Janeway, SALMON, ceramic; Randall Perkins, FIDDLEHEAD FERNS, glassware GARDEN FROLIC

Jonnel Covault, Julia Janeway, Randall Perkins

April 22 – May 26, 2016

Reception: Friday, May 20, 5–8pm

Rogue Gallery’s current Main Gallery exhibit showcases the work of northwest artists Jonnel Covault, Julia Janeway, and Randall Perkins . All three artists find inspiration for their artwork in nature. Jonnel Covault’s linocuts express her lifelong love of the water and wildlife. Julia Janeway captures nature’s fleeting moments in her woodcut-inspired ceramics. Randall Perkins draws inspiration for his glasswork from the ever-changing landscape of his wife’s garden.

 

Jonnel Covault’s connection with nature is the inspiration for her black and white linocuts. Working as a commercial fisherman for 17 years in a remote village in Alaska, Jonnel developed a deep intimacy with

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JuarezX: Dragged Across Borders

JuarezX: Dragged Across Borders art exhibition, center on contemporary art, seattle, washington, may 2016

JuarezX: Dragged Across Borders: From May 5 – 28, 2016 CoCA presents “JuárezX, Dragged Across Borders,” co-curated by Joseph C. Roberts and Peter Bill. The exhibit presents work by undocumented immigrants and artists from Juarez, Mexico to explore the intersection of race, class, and migrant status at the US and Mexico border. Simultaneously, the exhibit presents readings and interactive workshops that invite visitors to consider social norms, or borders, created around gender and sexuality. CoCA is proud to present an exhibition and support artists that dissolve boundaries and invite visitors to question borders as places that allow fixed notions of identity to bend, stretch, and even disappear.

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Ashland Art Center April/May Classes and Events

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You can also visit our online calendar.

First Friday Event at AAC

MAY First FridayFREE Community Art Event

May 6th @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Featured Upstairs Studio Artist Show:Mother Earth-the Art of

Botanical Printing by Jo Ann Manzone. Medium: Fiber, Wearable Art & botanical printing. Studio #9 upstairs.

Featured Downstairs Studio Artist: Samantha McDermott. Medium: Fiber Artist, natural dyeing. Studio 4B.

“From my surroundings, farms, gardens, and parks, I gather organic material and then hand dye textiles into one of kind pieces of art.”

Featured Photographer of the Month: John-Christer Peterson

John-Christer Petersen is a local photographer based in Medford, Oregon. A selection of his photographs entitled “Persone di Piazze”, (People of the Plazas), will be on display at The Photographers Gallery in the Ashland Art Center from May 6, 2016.

He is shifting the

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