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3rd Friday Art Reception – November 16, 2018

Poulnabrone Dolmen by Paul Jorizzo

Detail of Journey’s End by Sheryl Swift 3rd Friday Art Reception, November 16, 2018 IN THE MAIN GALLERY

Don’t Fence Me In: 2018 Annual Members Exhibit

November 9–December 21, 2018

Poulnabrone Dolmen by Paul Jorizzo

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

Member artists of the Rogue Gallery & Art Center were encouraged to express themselves without boundaries as the title “Don’t Fence Me In” implies. Exhibiting artist include:

Bruce Allen, Charles Anderson, Robert Arieas, Betty Barss, Sue Bennett, Linda Boutacoff, PJ Boyd, Susan Eileen Burnes, Sarah F. Burns, Leonard Burton, Violet Burton, Katy Cauker, Millie Clarke, Dawna Curler, Valerie Dann, Susan DeRosa, Anna Elkins, Cynthia Flowers, Alx Fox, Miles Frode, Tom Glassman, Jay Gordon, Nancy Graham, Kelly Gratton, Carla Griffin, Phyllis Gustafson, Lane Hall, Claudia Harlow, John Hawkins, Rebecca Hawkins, Linda Henning, Anna Hinkle, Howard Hunt, Marilyn Hurst, Zelpha Hutton, Jennifer Ivey, Paul Jorizzo, Joan Kennedy, Susan Hoppe

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Art du Jour November 2018

Hanley Farm-Painting by Debby Fisher showing at Art du Jour. Image proved by artist.

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford, will be presenting Ruth Heath as featured artist, and Debby Fisher continues to have her stunning display as the guest artist exhibit in the Salon. We will also be announcing the winner of our People’s Choice “Furry and Feathery Friends” contest with the top vote getter on display through the month of November.

Ruth Heath featured artist for November

Ruth Heath began painting at 22 after purchasing some Walter Foster instruction books. After moving to Medford with her family from Southern California she found this to be an inspiring place to live, and began painting with watercolors, acrylics and pastels.

Ruth Heath’s art exhibit at Art du Jour is the inspiration of her travels through Europe. Image provided by the artist.

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Art Explorations Mini Workshop 10/5 – Acrylic Painting on Grafix Wet Media Film

**Art Explorations Mini Workshop** Acrylic Painting On Wet Media Film! When: Thursday, October 25th, 2018 Where: Central Art classroom Time: 2:00 - 3:30pm Fee: $7*

 

**Art Explorations Mini Workshop** Acrylic Painting On Wet Media Film!

When: Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Where: Central Art classroom

Time: 2:00 – 3:30pm

Fee: $7*

 

Join artist Aaron Hoerber in this unique Art Explorations Mini Workshop, focusing on Grafix Wet Media Dura-Lar Film!

 

Find out just how versatile this amazing product can be as Aaron briefly covers its uses for colored pencil, image transfers, alcohol ink markers and watercolors, then dive right into a step-by-step hands-on acrylic painting project using a unique multi-layered technique!

 

All supplies will be provided.

 

*Pre-registration is required for all workshops. Call 541-773-1444 or visit Central Art to pre-register. Payment is required at time of pre-registration.

 

Space is limited, sign up NOW to get in on this exciting product sampler!

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Art du Jour Gallery Fall 2018

Marionette by Millie Clarke. Image provided by artist.

During the months of October and November, Debby Fisher’s work will be featured in the Salon and Millie Clarke will be the featured artist on the feature wall at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main in Medford. On Third Friday 9/21 music will be provided by the Minstrel Streams, 5-8 pm.

Debby Fisher guest artist for October & November

Favorite Fishing Hole- Painting by Debby Fisher showing at Art du Jour. Image provided by artist.

Debby Fisher received her art education from many venues majoring in art education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, studying drawing at Virginia Commonwealth University, and a plethora of workshops along life’s journey. In the mid 90’s, after settling in Oregon with her family, Debby studied commercial art with Semyon Bilmes, who now leads Atelier Maui. After a time in the illustration business, she was drawn back to oil painting through the

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New Main Gallery Exhibit Begins this Friday

What is the Question: Lewis Anderson & Darcie Sternenberg September 14–November 2, 2018

detail of Lewis Anderson’s Is the Map the Territory NEW EXHIBIT, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2018 IN THE MAIN GALLERY

What is the Question: Lewis Anderson & Darcie Sternenberg

September 14–November 2, 2018

Left: Lewis Anderson, Does The Boatman Come For You Right: Darcie Sternenberg, Does Nature Acknowledge Time

Reception: Friday, September 21, 5:00-8:00 pm

Southern Oregon photography artists Lewis Anderson and Darcie Sternenberg both create dreamlike landscape images. Anderson’s Asian inspired pieces are large multi-paneled images while Sternenberg’s smaller, intimate pieces are in black and white. In this exhibit, each image is titled with a question, which invites the viewer to establish a stronger connection with art. ROGUE GALLERY’S 2018 ANNUAL AUCTION Puttin’ on the Glitz Saturday, October 20, 2018, 5pm at the Rogue Valley Country Club 2660 Hillcrest Road, Medford The annual auction is our biggest fund raiser and a great night of fun, food, music and

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SOSA August 27, 2018 Meeting Features Judy Grillo

Judy Grillo

The Southern Oregon Society of Artists will be hosting it’s regular meeting on August 27, 2018 at 7 pm at the Medford Public Library.

Our Speaker is illustrator Judith Karen, known locally as Judy Grillo.

Judy is the ‘Artist-in Charge” of the 180 foot-long BEE MURAL at Exit-24/ Phoenix, off the I-5. Judy has Illustrated 13 children’ books, created over 1,000 fliers, posters, program covers & signs. Her street signs for the Rist Canyon Fire Dept are 18 years old, and her art for the Eugene Symphony Guild Annual Garden Tours brochure has been in use since 2009.

Judith Karen (Judy Grillo) has painted and designed theatre sets and signs, 15 murals, 11 in the L.A. Basin both indoor and out and 1 in Las Vegas (Vegas paid better). She is currently working on an indoor mural at Wamba’s Mediterranean Diner in Medford

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Summer Fine Art Camps at Project Space this August!

Summer Fine Art Camps taught by Brooke Nuckles Gentekos artist August 6 - 10 ages 3-8 August 13 - 17 ages 9-14 Monday - Friday, 9:30 AM to 12:30PM Cost: $100 + $20 materials fee (includes all drawing and painting materials, canvas, wire, etc.) Young artists will explore foundational visual art skills making original works of art with quality art materials.

Summer Fine Art Camps taught by Brooke Nuckles Gentekos

August 6 – 10 for ages 3-8 August 13 – 17 for ages 9-14 Each camp runs Monday – Friday, 9:30 AM to 12:30PM

Young artists will explore foundational visual art skills making original works of art with quality art materials. Inspired by famous artists and their masterpieces, we’ll DRAW still life, PAINT self portraits, SCULPT with wire and found objects, and CREATE collaborative murals, mandalas and installation art. Artist reception on Friday with campers’ artwork on display.

Cost: $100 + $20 materials fee (includes all drawing and painting materials, canvas, wire, etc.)

Register now (limited space available): https://artprojectspace.com/youth-classes/summer-camp-with-brooke-nuckles/

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Prepare Yourself For Artistic Awesomeness! This Is Gonna Be BIG.

Central Art’s Annual SIDEWALK SALE

Central Art’s Annual SIDEWALK SALE!

Friday & Saturday, July 13 & 14, 2018

Beat the summer heat during this HUGE sales event and find unbelievable deals on overstock, discontinued items and even storage and fixtures!

Did we mention it’s gonna be BIG?

You don’t want to miss this, trust us! We’ll see you there! VISIT CENTRAL ART! Inspiration Center Get your creative juices flowing! Click Here Products & Services Explore a world of art essentials at Central Art. Click Here Events & Classes Plug in to the local art & education scene! Click Here Stay In Touch With Us:

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The Savings Are Heating Up During Central Art’s Sidewalk Sale!

Small Business Saturday November 24 2018 Central Art Supply, Medford, Oregon

Central Art’s SIDEWALK SALE! Friday & Saturday, July 13 & 14, 2018

Beat the increasing summer heat during Central Art’s Annual Sidewalk Sale and find unbelievable deals on overstock, discontinued items and even storage and fixtures!

Who knows what remarkable treasures you’ll uncover?

Word on the street is that you won’t want to miss this sale event! VISIT CENTRAL ART!

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This Saturday – Celebrate “The Year of the Dog”!

This Saturday - Celebrate "The Year of the Dog"! Ashland Art Center and SO Humane

Whimsical Animal Art – Dana Feagin Art “The Year of the Dog” Saturday, June 23rd 3-6PM Ashland Art Center Join me, along with other local artists, this Saturday afternoon for art, wine, snacks and fun, in celebration of dogs! The first 50 attendees receive a swag bag filled with goodies, including an art magnet from me and a cake pop from Kat von Cupcake. This event benefits Southern Oregon Humane Society and the Ashland Art Center. Hope to see you there! Copyright © 2018 Dana Feagin, All rights reserved.

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