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Wisdom of the Heart Author Reading

“Wisdom of the Heart” Author Reading by Diana Coogle with paintings by Barbara Kostel, in conjunction with the artist reception for Art Presence Art Center’s New Beginnings show on March 4, 2017, at 2:00 pm.

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Author Reading by Diana Coogle

Author Reading by Diana Coogle with Exhibit of Paintings by Barbara Kostal

Special event! Art Presence hosts an author reading by Diana Coogle from her newly published book “Wisdom of the Heart,” accompanied by an exhibit of paintings by Barbara Kostal. Kostal’s paintings remain on display through the end of January 2017.

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Reception for ICONS Annual Members’ Exhibition at Rogue Gallery TONIGHT!

Doug Wallace, Reine (detail) Oil on canvas

Rogue Gallery Main Gallery Exhibit

Doug Wallace, Reine (detail) Oil on canvas

ICONS: Annual Members’ Exhibition November 18 – December 21, 2016 Reception: Friday, November 18, 5:00 -8:00 pm

Charlotte Wirfs, “Open Door” Collage

Over seventy artists interpret the theme of Icons in the 2016 Rogue Gallery Annual Members’ Exhibition. Artwork includes historical personalities, religious symbols, famous geographical locations, mythological ideas, and whimsical subjects in every kind of media.

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 each Rogue Gallery member an opportunity to exhibit one piece of their work on the central theme of “Icons.” Over 70 artists are participating in this non-juried exhibit. Artists’ submitted artwork that reflects their personal interpretation

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An Invitation from Anna Elkins to Take Heart Reception

anna elkins to take heart reception

You are invited to my art reception on Saturday, 8 October at South Stage Cellars. The exhibit is called Take Heart: The Art of Encouragement.

 

To say “take heart” is to encourage. To encourage is to inspire with spirit and hope. And the Latin root of “encourage” is cor—heart. It all comes back to the heart.

 

Alongside the paintings, I am launching my new greeting card line that night. The cards are a mix of encouraging images and poetry: perfect for giving away, keeping for yourself, or both!

 

You will also find the familiar combo of award-winning wine, complementary nibbles, and live music. But there’s a special twist this time around: the evening is also a fundraiser.

 

To continue the cycle of encouragement, I am giving 10% of all art and card sales on the reception night to The Studio at LivingOpportunities—and an ongoing 10% of

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Planets, Moons, and Meteors, Fiber Art by Nancy Pagani

'Not Quite,' Fiber collage by Nancy Pagani

Community Gallery Exhibit: Planets, Moons, and Meteors, Fiber Art by Nancy Pagani

“Not Quite,” Fiber collage by Nancy Pagani

September 16 – October 14, 2016 Reception Date September 16, 5:00-8:00 pm

 

Using a variety of fiber art techniques and little nuggets of physics knowledge, Ashland artist Nancy Pagani explores planets, moons, and meteors.

 

Local artist Nancy Pagani creates works in fiber on the theme of outer space. Images inspired by planets, moons, quarks, black holes, and meteors are sewn into her quilted fiber works. Nancy has worked with fabric since she was a child, and her passion for creating with fabric includes surface design, quilting, and weaving. Commercial fabrics as well as fabrics that she has dyed and painted are incorporated into the artwork. Her fiber works are playful, lively, and colorful.

“What it Wasn’t,” Fiber collage by Nancy Pagani

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Judy Morris Cuba Talk

Image of Cuba II, painting by Judy Morris

Let me share my impressions about the architecture, the people and the art scene along the streets and in the galleries of this unique country. You will see some of my favorite photos that I’m certain will inspire several future “Cuban” paintings. I will talk about working with these photo references and explain my personal process of turning a photo into a painting. Bring your curiosity and questions.

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Rogue Gallery August 2016 Exhibits & News

Image of Hyrum Cyrus, a fictitious animal scukpture made from recycled auto parts by Jud Turner

IN THE MAIN GALLERY Jud Turner, BARTHOLOMEW THE RHINO, sculpture

MYSTERIOUS CREATURES: James Deeb, Justin Diggle, and Jud Turner August 5 – September 16, 2016 Reception: Friday, August 19, 5–8pm

“Acrophobia,” by James Deeb

This exhibit features Illinois painter James Deeb, Utah printmaker Justin Diggle, and Eugene sculptor Jud Turner. Inspired by German Expressionism, James Deeb’s thickly textured oil paintings provide a dark satirical commentary on everyday life. Modern society’s pervasive use of surveillance is the central theme of the hauntingly stark black and white etchings of Justin Diggle. Jud Turner uses found objects, welded steel, and re-purposed items to create eerily beautiful assemblage sculptures which reflect the exhilarations and anxieties of industrialized society.

Jud Turner

Oregon artist Jud Turner has been working with found or repurposed objects and welded steel for over 20 years. His work has been featured in hundreds of exhibitions and is in public

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Celebrating Summer with LightGarden Glass Art

LightGarden Glass Art Flowers of Hope 2015 reception!

1086 Washburn July 2016 Medford, OR Tues-Fri 10-5pm www.lightgarden.net Sat 10-1p (541) 779-0272 Closed: Sun & Mon.

Flowers of Hope Artist’s Reception will be held at Art Presence this year This has been a great year for Flowers of Hope! We’ve had many people, including large groups, come in and make these beautiful panels for women with breast cancer. All of the panels will be on display at Art Presence September 23-25 11-5pm Flowers of Hope Artist’s Reception 1-4pm on Saturday the 24th. for more information on Art Presence A big THANK YOU to everyone who has contributed! Last year we broke another record and I’m confident that we can do it again this year but we’re not there yet!

I hope everyone is enjoying their summer!

It’s been very busy around here with a show at Valley View Vineyard, Taste of Summer, “Celebrate”

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Flowers of Hope

Join us for the 2016 Flowers of Hope Reception at Art Presence Art Center on Sat, Sept 24, 1–4pm. All panels made this year will be on display Sept 23–25.

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Celebrating 70 Years of Abstract Expressionism

Celebrating 70 Years of Abstract Expressionism at Rogue Gallery & Art Center, July 8 - August 4, 2016

This summer the Rogue Gallery is celebrating the 70th anniversary of Abstract Expressionism with a Rogue Gallery members’ exhibit in the Community Gallery, a birthday celebration reception,abstract expressionism classes, and documentary film airings.

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