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Ashland Gallery Association June 2017 Art Exhibits

Ashland Gallery Association June 2017 Art Exhibits

Celebrate Ashland’s Visual Arts during the AGA First Friday Art Walk, June 2nd 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 June Gallery Tour map, please visit:

AGA Spotlight Exhibits June 2017 Oak Leaf Studio

Leif Trygg, “Zabriski Point Death Valley,” acrylic on canvas, 1971

Five Decade Retrospective

For the month of June Oak Leaf Studio is hosting a retrospective of the work of Ashland artist Leif Trygg. In a nod to the past, the show features drawings, paintings and mixed media created since 1966 until today. Known for his landscapes of Ashland

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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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New Member Melody Blore to Show at South Stage Cellars

New member Melody Blore to show at South Stage Cellars.

Welcome to Our New Member, Melody Blore

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is delighted to welcome our newest member, painter Melody Blore. Please take a moment to visit her listing and follow the links to explore her online presence.

Melody Blore leads a quirky and colorful not-so-still life. She and her husband Darrell retired to Jacksonville, Oregon from Southern California in 2010. On a whim, she opened A French Bouteaque four months later. What began as a Parisian-style tearoom soon evolved into a source for those with “Tea Party Spirit.” It claimed to be “imagined and created by a Fancy Nancy / funky Martha Stewart kinda gal…A creative cottage full of imagination and magical experiences.”

When she closed, customers asked, “what will you do now?” She said she would paint. Her whimsical works reflect all her bouteaque embodied—a spirit of celebration. Melody paints in acrylic with a happy color

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Patterns and Proximity: Photos by Tom Glassman

KISS the Ducks, image by Tom Glassman


Patterns and Proximity: Photos by Tom Glassman April 28–May 26, 2017

KISS the ducks by Tom Glassman

Reception: Friday, May 19, 5–8pm

Medford photographer Tom Glassman is known for his quirky, unusual, and graphic images, which are created in-camera without the use of image editing software. Typical subject matter includes lines, patterns, shapes, colors, or unusual juxtaposition of objects that aren’t usually seen together.

May Exhibit - ART'Clectic Garden Party Group Show at Art Presence

ART’Clectic Garden Party Group Show

Quilts by Charlotte Wirfs, garden furniture by Lisa St Arnold, Oils by Walt Wirfs

ART’Clectic takes over the gallery at Art Presence with a Garden Party group show for May 2017! The group offers original pieces created by sixteen of the group’s artist and artisan members, an eclectic mix of framed fine art, giclée prints, home and garden decor items and furniture, photography, pine needle baskets, textile art, jewelry, and pottery. The show opens at 11:00 am on Friday, May 5, continuing every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 am–5:00 pm through May 28.

Glass Art by ART’Clectic member Sheri Croy

Featured in the Garden Party group show is the glass art of Sheri Croy. Sheri combines color and movement into intricate original designs which express her love of the ocean. She achieves her art by layering cut or torn

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ART’Clectic Call to Artists for May Garden Party Artisans Market

ART’Clectic Call to Artists ART’Clectic Artisans Market Pop-Up Event for Garden Party, May 5-28, 2017

Venue: at Art Presence Art Center, 206 N. Fifth St, Jacksonville, OR Event Dates: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays during May 2017. Advertised Hours: Open 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Additional open hours: Thursday before Mother’s Day, May 11 (unadvertised) Featuring: furniture, jewelry, fused glass, woodworking, photography, 3-D art, hand-woven items, ornaments, pottery, baskets, textiles, gift-type items and fine art–displayed in a boutique setting. ART’Clectic call to artists and artisans from Southern Oregon. All pieces must be your own creation. Our goal is to represent 20 artists/artisans. You do not have to set up or man a booth, but gallery sitting is involved. We ask each artist to sit for two 3-hour shifts per event or present a demo from noon to three. shifts are 11:00-2:00 and 2:00-5:00. There is plenty of wall space for framed

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