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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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Art du Jour News June 2019

Art du Jour student art show entry…

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford eagerly anticipates a return of Charity Hubbard’s student art exhibit in June, which became a major downtown event for our small gallery last year. Due to the popular nature of this exhibit we will hold back from providing musical entertainment for our June Third Friday celebration, primarily for space and noise considerations.

The “People’s Choice” photography contest has gone off as planned and a big thanks to all who stopped by our gallery during Art in Bloom to vote on their favorite artwork. The exhibit remains on display and the results will be announced at the end of May and posted on Facebook (www.facebook.com/ArtduJourGallery).

Featured Guest Artist Charity Hubbard in Salon June and July

Frequently painting from life on location “en plein air” and people from life

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May 2019 at Art du Jour Gallery

Medford's Art du Jour Gallery will be holding their 3rd annual "People's Choice" photography contest to be on display and voted on during Art in Bloom on Mothers Day weekend. Image courtesy of Roy Musitelli Photo and Design 2019

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

Jonnatan Martinez, 20, of White City recently ventured into Art du Jour to study technique of watercolor artist Marilyn Zupan as well as a few other painters involved with the co-operative gallery. The featured exhibit with Grants Pass potter Susan Paul Williams is going to be held over through the month of May. -Roy Musitelli photo 4-9-19

Advance Release for May 2019:

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford is going to hold over our exquisite display featuring the works of Marilyn Zupan and potter Susan Paul Williams, while Marianne Nielsen’s guest exhibit in the salon will also continue to the end of the month. Third Friday will be on May 17, 5-8 pm with musical entertainment by classical guitarist Rod Petrone. Go to

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March 2019 at Art du Jour in Medford Features Mary Jo Heath and Guest Artist Carl Seyboldt

Mary Jo Heat "Blue Collar" exhibit

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford will be exhibiting the pastel work of Mary Jo Heath, in addition to the fine art paintings and illustration work of Carl Seyboldt continuing to be on display in the Salon through the end of March, Plan on joining us for our Third Friday reception 3/15/19, 5:00-8:00 pm. Musical entertainment will be announced on our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/ArtduJourGallery) prior to the event.

Featured Artist Mary Jo Heath

Mary Jo Heat “Blue Collar” exhibit. Image provided by the artist. 2/19

Mary Jo Heath was born in Coos Bay, Oregon and moved to the Rogue Valley with her family when she was five. After attending school in Central Point and Medford High School, she went on to earn two bachelor degrees from Southern Oregon College and the University of Oregon. Now retired after teaching art in public schools

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Third Friday January 2019 Art du Jour

Visitors to Medford's Art du Jour Gallery will find a warm and friendly atmosphere on the third Friday of each month.

Visitors to Medford’s Art du Jour Gallery will find a warm and friendly atmosphere on the third Friday of each month.-Roy Musitelli photo 2/19/16

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford is exhibiting the watercolor work of Bruce Barnes as guest artist in the Salon through January, while outgoing AdJ member Linda Meerten is graciously fulfilling a commitment to being our January featured artist. Join us for our Third Friday reception 1/18/19, 5:00-8:00 pm. Musical entertainment will be announced on our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/ArtduJourGallery).

Calling All Artists!!!

As one of downtown Medford’s premiere art galleries, we are now actively seeking new artists living in the Rogue Valley region who would like to join our cooperative and display their work to the Medford community. Membership includes an active role the Art in Bloom festival in May, as well as our monthly Third Friday event.

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September 2017 Ashland Gallery Association Featured Exhibits & First Friday ArtWalk Map

Ashland Gallery Association November 2016 Art Exhibits : Ashland Gallery Association aga logo

Ashland Gallery Association September 2017 Art Exhibits

Celebrate Ashland’s Visual Arts during the AGA First Friday Art Walk, September 1st, 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 August Gallery Tour map, please see the map embedded in the post below the gallery exhibits…

Ashland Gallery Association September Spotlight Exhibits

“Light Touch,” pastel painting by Janet Patterson

Gallerie Karon The Female of the Species Part II All women artists invitational

Gallerie Karon this month continues to showcase the work of only women artists. Represented are Oregon, California, and Hawaii. Their mediums are across the board from painted silks, pastels,

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Geometry: Within and Without

Geometry: Within and Without, art exhibit of pottery by John Dodero and Photography by Tom Glassman at Art Presence Art Center in September 2017

Geometry: Within and Without

Art Presence presents works by two of our member artists during the month of September 2017. In Geometry: Within and Without, Raku pottery from John Dodero’s Dynamic Cubism (DC) Series joins photography by Thomas Glassman for a unique and compelling two-person exhibit in our front gallery.

Dodero Studio Ceramics – New Designs Inspired by Geometry

John Dodero’s Raku ceramics — distinguished by quiet elegance, clean spare lines, and timeless appeal — represent a classic minimalist esthetic. Building on this esthetic, he recently introduced his new Dynamic Cubism “DC” Series. DC Series Raku urns feature Dodero’s new dynamic cubism style. One-of-a-kind abstract designs, enhanced by traces of Native American influence. And strongly influenced by geometry…

The Dynamic Cubism DC Series is inspired by John Dodero’s fascination with dynamic and dissipative systems, along with a deep interest in physics. He believes the huge scientific advances of the last

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SOAR Welcomes John Dodero of Dodero Studio Ceramics!

Red Cremation Urn by John Dodero

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource is proud to welcome John Dodero and his popular raku pottery to the Visual Artists directory! A friend of SOAR and fellow board member of the Art Presence Art Center in Jacksonville, his works sell across the country and around the world, so it’s a special pleasure to see his work represented in the context of the southern Oregon arts community.

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Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics

Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics

Win $20,000!!! The first Zanesville Prize of $20,000 will be awarded on Friday, October 10, 2014, and an additional $10,000 in prizes will be awarded to other successful competitors. Read more… Potters Council is one of the proud sponsors of this event. Call for Entry: Deadline is July 15, 2014! The jurors will select up to one hundred finalists from the images of works that will be submitted worldwide to the competition. The Zanesville Prize recipient and the other award recipients will be chosen from those finalist. Read more about the jurors: Sherman Hall, Angelica Pozo, and Brad Schwieger. Send in your entry today. The competition is open worldwide and it will offer the largest Best-of-Show Prize in the Western Hemisphere. If you do not enter, you cannot win! Deadline is July 15, 2014.

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URGENT: Pottery Volunteers Needed for Children’s Festival July 13-15

One of the co-chairs for the arts-n-crafts hill at the upcoming Children’s Festival at the Britt grounds just contacted us to say that the event is less than two weeks away and they are desperately looking for volunteers in the Pottery Booth…helping kids create a pot/bowl/vase on the wheel.

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