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Art Du Jour News – December 2019

Homeward Bound by Marilyn Zupan. Image courtesy of the artist

Homeward Bound by Marilyn Zupan. Image courtesy of the artist

Advance Release for December 2019:

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford will continue it’s seasonal exhibit with a transition to winter. For Third Friday (December 20th, 5pm-8pm) we are planning a special Christmas event presented by harpist Kathy Yeoman. Please go to our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/ArtduJourGallery) for any further updates.

Guest Artist Nancy Graham Returns to Help Art du Jour Usher in a New Year

Nancy Graham has always been passionate about art in all its forms and styles, as evidenced by the variety of subjects she likes to paint and the varied approach to each. She was always encouraged by her mother, who was a well-known artist in California and an art instructor at Dominican College in San Rafael a number of years ago. She paints only with watercolor these days and

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Ashland Gallery Association First Friday Art Walk, November 1st 2019 from 5 to 8 pm

Lindy Kehoe, “Durgalina,” mixed media painting

Join us for the First Friday Art Walk festivities! Ashland Gallery Association Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions First Friday Art Walk, November 1st from 5 to 8 pm

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

November Spotlight Exhibits

Art & Soul Gallery “Color Notes” oil painting on linen by Jenay Elder

Artist Jenay Elder resides in Southern Oregon. Her impressionistic oil paintings are known for their textured notes of color, representational quality and their sensitive subject matter. Jenay sold her first Monet inspired, impressionistic landscape online at the age of fifteen in 2001 and has been making and selling art ever since. Her artwork can be found

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Join us for Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk festivities October 4th! 

Michael Gibson, painting

Join us for the First Friday Art Walk festivities! Ashland Gallery Association Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions First Friday Art Walk, October 4th from 5 to 8 pm

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

Ashland Gallery Association October Spotlight Exhibits Ashland Art Center Autumn Art in Multiple Mediums

Our theme for October is autumn and all it brings with color, texture, warmth in layering and the merging of foliage with art. Our featured artists include Jeanne La Rae in our main gallery. Her show, ” Color Reflected,” showcases Jeanne’s favorite subjects, water and autumn color. Katherine Dron will be showing her work in the upstairs lounge. Her show, ” Fragmenting Flowers explores our local, natural environment by marking paper with ink and watercolor. In our Photographers Co-op, Diana Standing is featured. Her show,

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September 20th Rogue Gallery Exhibits for Downtown Medford’s Third Friday

Desmond Serratore, Jacksonville

Rogue Gallery exhibits for Downtown Medford’s Third Friday Friday, September 20, 5:30 – 8:00 pm

In the Community Gallery

Exhibit Reception: Scenes from the City: Paintings by Desmond Serratore

August 30 – October 4, 2019

Rogue Valley artist Desmond Serratore is a plein air painter working in oil, capturing urban and rural landscapes in his impressionistic style. This exhibit showcases familiar scenes from southern Oregon, from around town and out to the coast.

Desmond Serratore learned to paint working as a commercial artist. He is a member of the Artists Workshop, the Southern Oregon Artists Guild, the Rogue Gallery & Art Center, Art Presence in Jacksonville, the Southern Oregon Society of Artists and the Ashland Gallery Association. This year he was awarded a Grant from The Haines & Friends Fund. His

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Art du Jour September 2019 Third Friday Art Walk

Portrait Slam exhibit at Art du Jour through September. Roy Musitelli photo 9/10/19

Art du Jour Gallery 213 E. Main Street Medford, OR 97501 (541) 770-3190 OPEN Tues – Sat., 10AM – 4PM

Portrait Slam exhibit at Art du Jour through September. Roy Musitelli photo 9/10/19

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford is currently featuring a black & white exhibit of portraiture from Portrait Slam, a group of local photographers who have collaborated to create “Bridging Generational Perspectives” to be our featured wall exhibit through September. In our Salon Sheri Dinardi’s two-month exhibit continues to the end of the month. For Third Friday, September 20th, 5pm-8pm we are happy to welcome back harpist Kathy Yeoman to entertain with some new material a mix of soothing sounds. Snacks and beverage will be served. For further updates go to our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/ArtduJourGallery).

Featured Exhibit Portrait Slam

Based in Medford, Portrait Slam is an event-based organization fostering

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Rogue Gallery & Art Center Main Gallery Exhibit Strokes of Light

Nomeca Hartwell Selma Storm

STROKES OF LIGHT: Photographs by Kristen Beck, Rich Bergeman, Jim Curtis, Nomeca Hartwell, & Paul Jorizzo August 9–September 20, 2019 reception: Friday, August 16, 5:30–8pm

Nomeca Hartwell “Selma Storm”

Northwest artists Kristen Beck, Rich Bergeman, Jim Curtis, Nomeca Hartwell, & Paul Jorizzo use cameras to explore their individual visions. This exhibit represents the diverse approach of photography in art. Images include mysterious landscapes, celestial night skies, abstract architecture, and people of foreign lands.

Nomeca Hartwell “Lake Selmac Moon, Stars, and Jupiter”

Kristen Beck has lived in the Rogue Valley for the past forty years. She loves taking pictures, capturing that blink in time. Her photography includes street photography, astrophotography to abandoned sites, landscapes and wildlife. She believes you can finds beauty in everything if you just look. Rich Bergeman has been creating photographic works for over thirty years.

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Calls For Art- Woman Made Gallery

Show Your Paper Exhibition Dates: Sept. 20 - Oct. 19, 2019 Entry Due Date: July 11, 2019 Juror: Kathryn Markel CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT WORK https://womanmadegallery.submittable.com/submit

Show Your Paper Exhibition Dates: Sept. 20 – Oct. 19, 2019 Entry Due Date: July 11, 2019 Juror: Kathryn Markel

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT WORK https://womanmadegallery.submittable.com/submit

Exhibition Description: Open to artists who use paper as their substrate or primary medium. Works made on, or of paper may include, (but are not limited to) – painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, collage, cut paper, paper constructions, etc. All mediums on paper will be considered.

The application fee for our juried exhibitions is $30 for up to three images of work, plus one detail image if necessary. A limited number of artists who experience financial hardship may be exempt from paying the entry fee; please send us an email to request a fee waiver:[email protected] All applicants should submit an artist’s statement about their body of work. Accepted artworks must not exceed 72″ horizontally and must not have been previously shown at WMG.

Juror:

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2019 Imagely Fund Now Open Offering Grants to Photographers

Photography judge Jim Brandenburg

2019 Imagely Fund Now Open! Hi

Hey, environmental and humanitarian photographers, looking for a great grant opportunity? The 2019 Imagely Fund is officially open — and this year, we’re giving away TWO GRANTS!

Apply now!

Imagely is excited to launch our 7th annual Imagely Fund which will offer a $5000 grant to one environmental and one humanitarian photographer to use toward interesting and meaningful projects.

Grant season offers our team an incredible chance to check out the amazing work of photographers around the globe. Each year we are inspired by, and learn from these photo stories. Whether it’s documenting wars or natural disasters, spotlighting injustices and inequalities, or highlighting issues in conservation, we feel honored to witness the impact that powerful imagery has to evoke positive change.

Interested in applying to be one of 2019’s Imagely Fund Fellows? You’ll need an online portfolio showing off your photo

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Art Deadlines List June 2019

Art Deadlines List.

Art Deadlines List – June Email Edition The Art Revolution! June 2019 Email Edition July 01, 2019 – ARTISTS NETWORK | WATERMEDIA SHOWCASE COMPETITION Showcase your talent by entering this exciting competition, brought to you by Watercolor Artist magazine. Award Winners and Honorable Mentions will be published in the April 2020 issue of Watercolor Artist. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2uyR7Gn July 14, 2019 – INTL CALL FOR ONLINE ART COMPETITION ALL ABSTRACTION Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 6th Annual International 2019 “ALL Abstraction“ Art Competition. Competition opens June 17, 2019 and closes July 14th, 2019. Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field. A group exhibition will be held. Awards will be given. Entry Fee. Entry Fee. Details: 844-210-7722 OR http://bitly.com/2WnoB2T OR [email protected] June 30, 2019 – SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | STRANGE FIGURATIONS SlowArt Productions presents the

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Art du Jour News June 2019

Art du Jour student art show entry. Image provided by Charity Hubbard

June 2019 Third Friday

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford eagerly anticipates a return of Charity Hubbard’s student art exhibit for our Third Friday reception on June 21st, 5-8 pm. Despite an earlier announcement that our musical entertainment would be held back for this months’ event, due to popular demand we have scheduled classical guitarist Rod Petrone to perform for the evening.

Featured Guest Artist Charity Hubbard in Salon June and July

Frequently painting from life on location “en plein air” and people from life is important to Charity Hubbard. She feels that the regular exercise of painting from life enables her to better capture life, light and a truer sense of atmosphere, even when painting from life is not possible.

Still life by Charity Hubbard. Image

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