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Betty Barss Exhibit at Rogue Gallery: An Oregon Love Story

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In the Community Gallery Exhibit Reception: An Oregon Love Story: Watercolors by Betty Barss January 18 – March 1, 2019

Rogue Valley artist Betty Barss is an accomplished and versatile watercolor artist. This exhibit showcases a wide range of subjects from her beloved state of Oregon.

Betty Barss has been painting for close to five decades. She taught fifth and sixth grade art in the Medford schools for twenty-five years. Her painting expertise is with watercolor paint. She is a member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon, Southern Oregon Society of Artists, and the Artists’ Workshop. She has received several awards and has exhibited throughput the Northwest. Her work is exuberant in color. Barss describes her use of color in her work, “Color is an element I can’t live without. For that reason, many of my paintings are vivid

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So, You Want to Be an Artist?!

  Every year the Rogue Gallery Art Center connects creative teens with professional artists through the Teen Mentor program. I’ve participated in the Teen Mentor program for five years now and always feel just as inspired by the students as they do by me. The mission of the program is to not just teach teens […]

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Rogue Gallery Presents Capturing Beauty: Paintings by Sheri Dinardi , Ilene Gienger-Stanfield, and David Terry

Rogue Gallery New Exhibit and Reception

Main Gallery exhibit:

Capturing Beauty: Paintings by Sheri Dinardi , Ilene Gienger-Stanfield, and David Terry January 11 – February 22, 2019 Reception Date: January 18, 5:30 – 8:00 pm

Last of Summer 18×24 oil on linen by David W Terry

Artists Sheri Dinardi, Ilene Gienger-Stanfield, & David Terry create luminous works in the time honored tradition of oil painting. Their paintings of people, structures, and landscapes beautifully capture a moment in time and the essence of the subject.

The Capturing Beauty exhibit features three artists who paint in the traditional oil medium. Creating figurative oil paintings require talent, training, skill, and perseverance. The process of creating an oil painting requires many hours work due to the slow drying time and the paint properties required in layering the colors.

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New Works, Summer/Fall 2018

The secret to creating the illusion of great distance in a two dimensional painting is… well you’ll just have to take one of my workshops to find out! This piece was a demo for my Depth and Distance workshop through the Sacramento Fine Arts Center this September. “Hill Song” Oil on 12×16″ canvas $295   […]

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Don’t Fence Me — or my feet — In

Every year the Rogue Gallery & Art Center in Medford puts on a Members’ Only Show. They have a great theme for it this year — “Don’t Fence Me In”. The show runs just a couple more weeks, until December 21, so while you’re out there doing your holiday shopping be sure to stop in […]

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Haines and Friends Fund Grant: Update

As those of you who subscribe to my newsletter already know, I received a substantial grant through the The Haines and Friends Fund this fall! As an artist who has always relied on patrons and students to stay afloat, it was immensely gratifying to receive this gift. In applying for the grant, I proposed to […]

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Art du Jour November 2018

Hanley Farm-Painting by Debby Fisher showing at Art du Jour. Image proved by artist.

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford, will be presenting Ruth Heath as featured artist, and Debby Fisher continues to have her stunning display as the guest artist exhibit in the Salon. We will also be announcing the winner of our People’s Choice “Furry and Feathery Friends” contest with the top vote getter on display through the month of November.

Ruth Heath featured artist for November

Ruth Heath began painting at 22 after purchasing some Walter Foster instruction books. After moving to Medford with her family from Southern California she found this to be an inspiring place to live, and began painting with watercolors, acrylics and pastels.

Ruth Heath’s art exhibit at Art du Jour is the inspiration of her travels through Europe. Image provided by the artist.

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AGA October 2018 Spotlight Exhibits

Patrick Collier, “Gate Burn”, digital print

Ashland Gallery Association Art Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions First Friday Art Walk, October 5th from 5 to 8 pm

Stroll the galleries and take in the visual delights in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Enjoy this free year-round community event, filled with a diverse array of artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and lively conversation!

For more information about all of our exhibits and to download the October Gallery Tour map, please visit: www.ashlandgalleries. com

Art & Soul Gallery Mountains and More, Paintings by Carla Griffin

“It is my desire to awaken in the viewer the delight that arises from careful observation.” Carla J Griffin, PSO

Carla presents her exquisite, realistic Oil and Pastel paintings. Her expressive landscapes depict the world through her observations and vision. Carla’s works will be exhibited through the month of October. Please join us for a festive

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Eye-Opening Works for the Oregon Retina Center

Last summer I received a commissioned project for the Oregon Retina Center in Medford. They wanted three large abstract works to add color and energy to their halls. Years ago, I worked primarily in large format and I’d forgotten how much I love the process. I stocked up on large brushes (like you would use […]

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Sold on the Spot

As just about everyone knows, it’s not easy making a living as an artist. It’s definitely a job that must be done for the love of it, and with a certain amount of trust in the universe to connect each painting with its buyer. Sometimes, this connection can take a while, but occasionally it happens […]

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