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Don't Fence Me In: Annual Members' Exhibition at Rogue Gallery

Claudio Harlow, “Somebody Get the Gate”, photograph

Rogue Gallery Main Gallery Exhibit

Don’t Fence Me In: Annual Members’ Exhibition

November 9 – December 21, 2018

Reception: Friday, November 16, 5:00 -8:00 pm

In the 2018 Rogue Gallery Annual Members’ Exhibition, over sixty artists interpret the theme of “Don’t fence Me In”. The Annual Members’ Exhibition features work by Rogue Gallery and Art Center members, and is always one of the most popular of the year. The Rogue Gallery has had a long history of supporting local and regional artists. This exhibit gives Rogue Gallery members an opportunity to exhibit one piece of their work on the central theme of “Don’t Fence Me In”. Over 80 artists are participating in this non-juried exhibit. Artists submitted artwork that reflects their personal interpretation of the theme. The exhibit includes watercolors, acrylic, and oil paintings as well as sculptures, photography, and pastels.

An exhibit reception will

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Member of Art and Soul Gallery!

Smith Rock, pastel painting by Carla Griffin, member of Art and Soul Gallery

I’m happy to announce that I am now a member of Art and Soul Gallery in Ashland, Oregon, and I have an exhibition of my work there right now! The reception is TONIGHT, Friday, October 5, 2018, from 5–8 pm, in conjunction with the Ashland First Friday ArtWalk. My show is called, “Mountains and More, Paintings by Carla Griffin,” and includes paintings in oil and pastel. I hope you’ll be able to come by tonight or sometime in October to view my work and maybe even give a piece you love a new home.

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Doug Iverson and Gale Holt at Art du Jour September 2018

Aerie by Iverson

Art du Jour Gallery Advance Release for September 2018: During the months of September Gale Holt will be the featured artist on the back wall at Art du Jour Gallery, and Doug Iverson’s work will continue to be featured in the Salon until the end of the month. Third Friday will be on September 21. Gale Holt As a boy growing up in Watertown, New York, Gale Holt has fond memories of enjoyment for art. He remembers always having an easel in his room. At a very young age, he had some of his art shown on a local television show. He has a natural talent for drawing and his teachers often asked him to draw for them. His passions changed as he got older and he spent most of his time playing tennis and drifted away from art. When he could no longer run on the tennis court his

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Immerse Yourself In This 3-Day UART Workshop with Susan Kuznitsky

3-Day UART Workshop with Susan Kuznitsky: “The Power is in the Underpainting”

3-Day UART Workshop with Susan Kuznitsky: “The Power is in the Underpainting”

Location: Central Art Supply, Medford, OR Date: Friday April 27 – Sunday April 29 2018 Time: Friday April 27 10:00 am-4:00 pm, Saturday April 28 10:00 am -4:00pm, Sunday April 29 10:00 am -4:00pm Instructor: Susan Kuznitsky Medium: Pastels Skill level: Beginner to advanced Number of Workshop Days: 3 Price: $350.00 Students: 6-12

If you have a solid strong start you can create a strong painting. That is why we will be focusing on the underpainting in this workshop.

There are many ways and many benefits of using an underpainting on UART Premium Sanded Pastel Paper. The type of underpainting depends on the subject and desired end effect. In this workshop we will explore several options. Using strong, vibrant colors but not filling up the tooth of the paper is a great way to create a

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Learn The Fundamentals of Painting & Drawing with Bobbi Baldwin

Learn The Fundamentals of Painting & Drawing with Bobbi Baldwin!

BEGINNING PAINTING & DRAWING WORKSHOP With Bobbi Baldwin

Student Work Day with Lectures & Demos

Date: April 14, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Fee: $75 per person

Have you been to a “Sip & Paint” class and want to learn more?

Do you have supplies and you just don’t know how to start?

This is the class for you! Let me help you to get to know your supplies. I have 32 years of teaching artists of all levels and there is no stupid question. I have been introducing new students to art tools for my whole life.

This class will help you get started with that creative project that you really want to start. Acrylic, graphite, charcoal, pastels, oils, watercolor, clay … you name it. I can teach you. I am a very highly trained

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Art du Jour Features New Exhibits from Member Artists February 2018

Peter Coons painting Sunset Drama

Peter Coons Sunset Drama

February brings new exhibits from member artists at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main in Medford.

During the month of February Peter Coons work will be the featured in the Salon and Jan Hartmann will be the featured artist on the feature wall.

Peter Coons grew up in a family of artists and was influenced at an early age by the arts. As a youth, his father, a fashion designer, took him to Europe to experience old world culture. For several years, he lived and attended school in Florence, Italy. His exposure to the artists of the High Renaissance made an indelible impression.

As a university student he took ceramics and art courses and graduated with a degree in history. Concurrent with his career as a public service executive, he satisfied his artistic impulses with printmaking and painting workshops and

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November 2016 at Art du Jour Gallery

Art Du Jour gallery logo

November 2016 at Art du Jour Gallery: Pastel Artist Mary Jo Heath Celebrates the National Park Service 100th Birthday and Incredible Wildlife Photography by Dan Elster in the Salon

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SOAR Welcomes Artist Carla Griffin!

Spring Green, 12" x 9" oil painting of a weeping willow tree in bright green spring foliage against a backdrop of darker evergreens by Carla J Griffin, Grants, Pass, Oregon. This painting won second place in the Josephine county Artists Association 2014 membership show. Original painting and giclee prints are available from the artist by contacting her through her website www.carlajgriffin.com

As she continues to make her name known as an important part of the southern Oregon arts community, SOAR welcomes artist Carla J Griffin, an award-winning painter from Grants Pass, Oregon, to the Visual Artists Directory.

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Welcome to my new website!

I’m Carla J Griffin, and as an artist I wasn’t sure if I wanted a blog to go with my new website or not. Now that the website is complete, I’ve decided to give it a try.

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Pastel Painting in a Series, Class with Janis Ellison

Janis Ellison February 2016 Class: Pastel Painting in a Series. Image shown: Winter Blush, pastel painting by Janis Ellison

Janis Ellison February 2016 Class: Pastel Painting in a Series The focus of the next session will be finding what inspires you and creating a series February 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2016 Mondays from 9am-1:00pm, $125.00 Central Art Supply, Medford, Oregon Register Now! www.janisellison.com 541-218-9788

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