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Rogue Gallery Special Reception Sept. 27: The Cutting Edge

B Wague Diakite bowl

Rogue Gallery & Art Center Special Reception on September 27, 5:30 – 8:00 pm

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The Cutting Edge: Ceramics by Baba Wagué Diakité & Collages By Penda Diakité September 27 – November 8, 2019

Main Gallery Exhibit

Opening reception to meet artist Baba Wagué Diakité and Penda Diakité, September 27, 5;30 – 8:00 pm

This exhibit features a collaboration of father and daughter artists, Baba Wagué Diakité and Penda Diakité. Ceramic artist Baba Wagué Diakité and collage artist Penda Diakité create vibrant work featuring expressive narratives. Each artists has a unique approach, embracing styles and influences from contemporary to traditional, from Mali, Africa to Portland, Oregon.

Baba Wagué Diakité is an artist, author, illustrator and storyteller. He was raised in Mali, West Africa and is now based in Portland, Oregon. His work

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Southern Society of Artists (SOSA) Meets September 23rd

The Southern Society of Artists (SOSA) meeting will be held at the Medford Public Library on September 23, at 7 PM.

Library doors close at 7 so we suggest 6:45 pm. Our Guest Speaker will be Tony Antonides talking about the Dutch Masters, Camera Obscura and other tools. Refreshments will be served. Guests welcome. Well behaved young people included. Questions call Judy Grillo at 541-625-3285 or Mindy Wallace at 541- 423-5122

Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk, September 6, 2019

Dan Elster, Owl photograph

Join us for the First Friday Art Walk festivities! Ashland Gallery Association Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions First Friday Art Walk, September 6th 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!

For more information about all of our exhibits and to download the September Gallery Tour map, please visit:

Thank you for your support of the Visual Arts in our communities!


AGA September Spotlight Exhibits

Ashland Art Works

From the Ground Up – Clay and Wood Artistry

Featuring Bonnie Morgan & John Weston

Our Featured Artists this month are Bonnie Morgan and

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Colors of Autumn

Our new member show, “Colors of Autumn,“ opens Friday, September 6 and remains on display until Sunday, September 29.This time of year is always a brilliant season for art as well as color outside! Come to the gallery to see the interpretations of the season our members have offered for your consideration. Please join us […]

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September Second Saturday ArtWalk

John Campbell teaches 3 sessions on how to make his baskets and lids and hot pads during the Second Saturday ArtWalk in September from 5 to 7. It’s easy to see why our patrons greatly enjoy his work!   The post September Second Saturday Art…

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Stone Tones in Voice and Flute

Stone Tones in Voice and Flute: Author Christin Lore Weber reads from her book “Finding Stone” accompanied by flautist Rebecca Stuart on 9/13/19 at 5pm.

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Art du Jour Gallery #SkyLarkSlam, Sheri Dinardi, and Call For Artists

#SkyLarkSlam black and white photography exhibit

Art du Jour Gallery 213 E. Main Street Medford, OR 97501 (541) 770-3190 OPEN Tues – Sat., 10AM – 4PM September 2019

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford will be featuring a black & white exhibit of portraiture from Portrait Slam, a group of local photographers who have collaborated with residents from Ashland’s Skylark Assisted Living & Memory Care to create “#SkyLarkSlam” to be our featured wall exhibit through September. In our Salon Sheri Dinardi’s two-month exhibit will also continue to the end of the month. For updates to Third Friday (September 20th, 5pm-8pm) and other future events see our Facebook page (

Featured Artists Portrait Slam

The black & white photography exhibit with the residents of Skylark Assisted Living & Memory Care are the product of Brielle Alden, Aaron Alden, Rachel Lindsey Routh, Tom Pitts, Travis Toll, Debra Thornton Photography & Rebel Louise

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Monkey Business by Jess Carey at Free Association

Monkey Business, mokey art by Jess cArey at Free Association gallery in Jacksonville, Oregon. Show opens August 10 with a reception from 6-8pm.

Saturday, August 10, Free Association welcomes Jess Carey: painter, inventor, cartoonist, illustrator, Robot Santa, stringed instrument aficionado with the voice of a rustic angel, enthusiast of fun and nature, and artist with a heart of gold…our North Star from Maine! Jess makes sock monkeys with interesting personalities and kind portraits of birds and animals alike. Join us for a Second Saturday reception on August 10 from 5-8 pm!

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