Trending Articles

Friends of SOAR

For great posts about the business of art, check out The Artsy Shark HERE!
ArtistsBillofRights.org reviews competitions and appeals seeking creative content, listing those that respect your copyrights and highlighting those that don't. Art Matters! publishes calls to artists, and not all of them may be compliant with ABoR's standards. Visit their site to learn more.
We support the Embedded Metadata Manifesto.  Metadata is information such as copyright notice and contact info you can embed in your images to protect your intellectual property, save time when uploading to social sites and promote your art. Click to visit the site and learn more.

Art & Ideas Discussion at The Ark on April 13

Art & Ideas Discussion at The Ark : The Earth Bridge, Monotype Print by Catie Faryl

Catie Faryl invites you to her presentation of “A View from 2050”, a brief back-cast narrative history envisioning how we get from now to the year 2050. This is a continuation of Faryl’s art exhibit called “Bridges to 2020,” which focused on ancient and new technologies and concepts as solutions to present and looming issues. Some art from that show will also be on display as a catalyst for a group discussion to follow the slide show. Join Catie on Wednesday, April 13th, 7 pm at The Ark, 1050 Benson Way in Ashland, Oregon.

Continue reading Art & Ideas Discussion at The Ark on April 13

Parity: A Playwrights Roundtable

Parity: A Playwrights Roundtable

This Wednesday evening, join the Ashland New Plays Festival as a panel of leading women playwrights discuss why the stories of women and minorities have largely gone untold in American theater, and why we are the poorer for it.

Continue reading Parity: A Playwrights Roundtable

Why the Arts Matter in Medford, Oregon and Beyond

art matters logo southern oregon artists resource

You are invited to attend the free Art Salon and Panel Discussion on May 21 from 6:30 – 8pm, Rogue Gallery and art Center, 40 Bartlett Street, Medford, Oregon.

“Art is life, art is beauty, art makes you think, art changes people, art transforms communities, art opens your mind, life imitates art” -BNG

Join an informal alliance of southern Oregon arts leaders from the Ashland Art Center, Grants Pass Museum of Art, Jacksonville’s Art Presence Art Center and Rogue Gallery and Art Center, the Southern Oregon Artists Resource and more for the first in a series of discussions about the many reasons why the arts matter to our communities. Learn why the arts are vital to our quality of life, education, economy and let your own voice be heard by people who influence local arts policy and funding at this informal FREE public gathering!

Future salons will be hosted by

Continue reading Why the Arts Matter in Medford, Oregon and Beyond

Art Matters Salon and Panel Discussion at RGAC May 21!

flyer why the arts matter may 21

Continue reading Art Matters Salon and Panel Discussion at RGAC May 21!

Art Matters Salon and Panel Discussion at RGAC May 21!

Join southern Oregon art community leaders for a discussion of the importance of art to individuals, kids, education, local economies, people with disabilities and the broader community! Share why art matters to YOU in an informal setting and hear why others value art too. Let your voice be heard by people who have influence in southern Oregon arts policy! arts-matter-salon-announcement_may-21

Continue reading Art Matters Salon and Panel Discussion at RGAC May 21!