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June 2019 Press Release

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford eagerly anticipates a return of Charity Hubbard’s student art exhibit in June, which became a major downtown event for our small gallery last year.  Due to the popular nature of this exhibit…

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Dixie Kinser

My passion in life? Creating artwork through the use of color, texture and composition. While I have always been interested in art, a book on dyeing silk captured my attention during the 1980’s. I started learning about using colors to create exc…

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Take Your Art Outside!

At Central Art our number one goal is to help you find the shade, tone, hue, or chroma that best suits your individuality while maintaining that balance in your artistic expression, whatever form it may take. If you're feeling faded, stop in and together we'll work out a formula to reach artistic nirvana! Come celebrate the spectrum of color with us at Central Art!

“Mix it up” at Central Art!

No matter the background, one thing we all have in common – we’re constantly searching for the right balance in the things that fill every well of life’s color palette: relationships, work, play, even our creative passions. We often find that what works in theory can turn out quite differently when applied to a surface.

At Central Art our number one goal is to help you find the shade, tone, hue, or chroma that best suits your individuality while maintaining that balance in your artistic expression, whatever form it may take.

If you’re feeling faded, stop in and together we’ll work out a formula to reach artistic nirvana! Come celebrate the spectrum of color with us at Central Art!

-Adam

 

*Also be sure to check out this issue’s Featured Artist section as well as our upcoming Events including Southern Oregon Plein Air

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Mediums Are The Message In This GOLDEN Days “Maxi” Workshop!

"GOLDEN Days" Workshop: Taking The Mystery Out Of Mediums - on Friday May 17th! When: Friday, May 17th, 2019 Where: Central Art Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm Fee: $45 per person

 

Don’t miss our upcoming “GOLDEN Days” Workshop:

Taking The Mystery Out Of Mediums – on Friday May 17th!

When: Friday, May 17th, 2019

Where: Central Art

Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Fee: $45 per person

 

Acrylic mediums can be used in so many different ways, and application is NOT limited to just acrylic painting! These amazingly versatile gels, pastes and fluids can be used with pastels, oils, encaustics – even watercolor!

 

Whatever you work in, find out how you can make acrylic mediums work for you in this one-of-a-kind workshop co-sponsored by GOLDEN Artist Colors! *Don’t forget – you’ll get to do a complete project in class and take extra goodies from GOLDEN home with you for even more creative playtime!

 

Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Limit 10 students for workshop, no group reservations will be accepted. Payment is required

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Rogue Gallery Annual Meeting May 9th, Calls to Artists, and More

Plein Air at Lone Ranch with Silvia Trujillo Saturday May 4th, 9am-3pm via Rogue Gallery

ANNUAL MEETING THURSDAY, MAY 9, 5:30 PM Interested in the financial health of your gallery? Join us in the Main Gallery for the Annual Members’ Meeting

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 5:30

There will be a powerpoint and snacks

ROGUE STUDIO ON LOCATION Plein Air at Lone Ranch with Silvia Trujillo Saturday May 4th, 9am-3pm Beginning through advanced painters welcome. All media welcome. Enjoy the beautiful weather and experience painting and drawing in the great outdoors. Get some vitamin D while painting the beautiful surroundings of Alpacas at Lone Ranch in Eagle Point, Oregon. Landscape artist Silvia Trujillo will guide you in depicting the beauty of the landscape, creating interesting compositions, and capturing a moment in time. Bringing a lunch and light snack is recommended. MEMBERS $125 NON-MEMBERS $150 Get Materials List Here>> Register Here >> CALLS TO ARTISTS Inspired By the East: Annual Art Movement Tribute Exhibit

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Table Rock Plein Air Hike!

MAY 04 Plein Air Paintout @ the Rocks by The Nature Conservancy & Bureau of Land Management, Medford District

The Nature Conservancy and Medford District BLM annually sponsor a series of free guided hikes at the Table Rocks led by local specialists in different fields. This year’s list of spring hikes – Find Your Nature on the Rocks! – includes one of special interest to artists. Hikes are free but online registration is required due to limited space.

Saturday, May 4, 9:00 a.m., LOWER TABLE ROCK OAK LOOP TRAIL

Plein Air Paintout @ the Rocks: Join Darlene Southworth, botanist and artist, for an outdoor painting session along the Lower Table Rock Oak Loop Trail (1/2 mile accessible trail) Bring your sketchpads, painting materials (any medium) and easel and chair, if you desire. Limited to 15 individuals. (https://paintout-hike-2019.eventbrite.com)

View the complete list of hikes at https://table-rock-hikes-2019.eventbrite.com

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Finding Form: Katy Cauker Exhibit and Artist Talk at Rogue Gallery

painting by Katy Cauker on display at Rogue Gallery & Art Center, May 2019

Currently Showing: Finding Form – Paintings by Katy Cauker April 19 – May 31, 2019

Artist Talk: Friday April 26, 2019 7:00 PM at the Rogue Gallery

Reception Friday, May 17, 2019 from 5:30–8:00 pm.

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May 2019 Press Release

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 …

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Writer’s Room Workshops Spring Writing Groups

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Writer’s Room Workshops Spring Writing Groups Beginning April 2019

Be inspired and start writing. Find space for your creative voice at the new Writers’ Room studio in Jacksonville. Only a few spots left in the Spring Writing Groups.

Monday Evenings, April 15 – May 13 6:30 – 9 pm

OR

Wednesday Mornings, April 17 – May 15 9:30 am – 12 noon

Workshops are limited to eight writers. Registration: https://writersroomworkshops.com/registration/

* Explore writing in a supportive environment and creative space.

* Write together, study craft, and receive useful feedback.

* New to writing? Beginning again? Established in your writing practice and looking for community? Writers’ Room welcomes all experience levels and genres.

Painting Classes with Jeanne LaRae at Central Art!

New painting classes at Central Art Supply taught by Janne Larae of Sacramento, CA! Starting April 15.

 

Acrylics or Watercolor? You Decide! NEW 4-week Class Sessions with Jeanne LaRae  

  Painting Classes with Jeanne LaRae at Central Art NEW Ongoing Acrylic & Watercolor Classes Mondays, Starting April 15th! Instructed by Jeanne LaRae

Acrylic Class (4-week session begins 04/15/19) – 10am-1pm Fee: $120 Watercolor Class (4-week session begins 04/15/19) – 2pm-5pm Fee: $120

Where: Central Art

 

*Pre-registration is required. Seating is limited. Call or visit Central Art to reserve (One reservation per individual, please. No group reservations will be accepted). 541.773.1444

Jeanne LaRae uses light and shadow to create and tell a story she relates throughout her paintings of nature, landscapes, architecture, people, and animals.

 

Organizations –

American Impressionists Society, California Art Club, Intermountain Society of Artists, Oil Painters of America, Southern Oregon Society of Artists, Laguna Plein Air Painters Association

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