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Art du Jour October 2021 Newsletter

AGA October Art Opportunities

Ashland GalleriesOctober Visual Arts News October = Art OpportunitiesWe’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.  Cheryl Kempner, Bird Bases, Ceramic2021 Outdoor Clayfolk Pottery Show & SaleOut of the FireSaturday, October 23, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Clayfolk is excited to continue their tradition of having a yearly pottery show and sale! This year, it will take place at the heart of Downtown Talent where the Almeda Fire burned. Over a dozen Clayfolk Artists will fill the parking lot of the historic Malmgren Garage Building at 111 Talent Avenue with their wonderful clay artwork. Wake ‘N Bake Food Truck will be serving food as well!For those who are interested in attending, please click here for more information.  Roxanne Evans Stout, Scroll 1, Mixed MediaRoxanne Evans Stout, Seth Apter,

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Ginna Gordon Author Talk

Go directly to the event page for details Our Arts & Letters Zoom Chats invite you into the homes and studios of local artists and authorsJoin Ginna BB Gordon to celebrate the release of her latest novel, Humming in SpanishBased on the fictional journals of Stefani Michel, Humming in Spanish is the third volume in Ginna’s Lavandula Series. This multi-generational saga is set in the fictional Sweet Farm, a Carmel Valley, California lavender farm of some local renown. Learn more about this series on the Lucky Valley Press website.To celebrate her new novel, Ginna will talk about the book, chat with Anne Brooke Hawkins (Art Presence Art Center’s Director), and answer questions from attendees.Join us Friday October 22 at 5:00pm PacificGinna BB Gordon is the author of ten books, a multi-media artist, and co-owner of Lucky Valley Press in Jacksonville, Oregon. She’s also the regular host of our Arts &

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October Imaginarium Virtual Tour

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Art du Jour October 2021 Exhibits

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Empty Bowls Event!

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WHEN: Online Silent Auction: October 8th-13th, 2021

WHERE: Virtually! Text ‘EmptyBowls2021’ to (406) 302-5086 to get a link to bid or visit directly.

FUNDRAISER BENEFICIARY: Options for Southern Oregon and Josephine County Food Bank. Proceeds will help food insecure adults, children and families in our community access food.

CONTACT PERSON: Sarah Small, Development and Integrated Health Coordinator at (541) 476-2373 or email at [email protected].

Empty Bowls is a grassroots effort led by Options for Southern Oregon in partnership with the Josephine County Food Bank that includes artists and restaurants in our community. This event raises funds to fight hunger in our community.

Empty Bowls has historically been held at the Parkway Christian Center in Grants Pass. Due to the pandemic, last year’s event was held virtually. While we had hoped to return to an in-person event in 2021, unfortunately, our region is experiencing a surge

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October 2021 CTA Roundup – Long and Short Deadlines

Almeda Fire Resources for Artists: Southern Oregon Artists Resource SOAR new logo


Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 11th Annual “SeaScapes” Online Juried Art Competition. The “Seascapes” theme will be the artist’s interpretation and depiction of seascape art. Artists are invited to submit their best representational or abstract art. Early entry and art student discounts. Winners receive extensive worldwide publicity and promotion. Entry Fee. Details: OR [email protected]

September 30, 2021 – HAPPENSTANCE

Inviting works that incorporate fortunate accidents, coincidences, and unexpected events contributing to their development and creation. All Media. JUROR: Zoë Taleporos is a curator, arts administrator, and writer based in Oakland, CA. Currently works as a Public Art Project Manager at the San Francisco Arts Commission where she is involved in commissioning artworks for public spaces. Entry Fee. Details: 415-506-0137 OR OR [email protected]

September 30,

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NEW 4-Week Colored Pencil Intensive! with Lara Strazdas

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541.773.1444   101 N. Central Ave., Medford, Oregon 97501   centralartsupply.comMON-FRI: 10-6 | SAT: 10-5

Space Is Limited! Sign up NOW for a 4-Week Colored Pencil Intensive with Lara Strazdas

Get Real with Colored Pencil – A 4-Week IntensiveInstructor: Lara StrazdasWhen: Fridays, October 8, 15, 22 & 29Where: Central Art ClassroomTime: 1-4pmFee: $180 (for all 4 sessions)Class Size: 6-8 students (8 max.)Registration Required. Click here to register.

In this 4 day workshop, I want to take you beyond coloring books and delve into realistic colored pencil techniques to create this beautiful Snow Leopard. I will show you how to build numerous layers to create realistic textures and 3-dimensional forms, and we will create a soft blurry background so our Snow Leopard looks like it is ready to come off the page!

I will also share with you:

other techniques that can be used on different surfaceswhy using more than one brand and

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AGA October 2021 Exhibits

Find all the details of the Ashland Gallery Association AGA October 2021 exhibits here!

First Friday Art Walk, October 1, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Please visit gallery, studio, and artist websites for more information regarding COVID-19 safety protocols and procedures. Thank you.

AGA October 2021 Exhibits Spotlight Art & Soul GalleryThrough the Window, Pastel Paintings by Carla J Griffin Image Credit:Carla J Griffin, First Light at Lake Louise, Pastel

Currently featured at Art & Soul Gallery is Through the Window, Pastel Paintings by Carla J Griffin. On October 1, during First Friday Art Walk, Carla will be present to answer questions about her work.

“I frequently begin a painting in my mind while looking through a window. It might be from a plane, a train, a hotel, or my rearview mirror.” – Carla J Griffin

Hours:Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10:00 a.m. –

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October Arts & Letters: Humming in Spanish

Art Presence Founder/Director Anne Brooke and Author/Publisher Ginna BB Gordon kick off our fall Arts & Letters Zoom chats! Join them on Friday, October 22, at 5 pm for a conversation about the next novel in Gordon’s Lavandula Series, “Humming in Spanish.”

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