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Art Receptions 3rd Friday Rogue Gallery & Art Center September 21, 2018

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

detail of Lewis Anderson’s “Is the Map the Territory” THIRD FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 5-8PM IN THE MAIN GALLERY

Meet the artists!

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 to the art.

Lewis Anderson’s images are layered photographic images on elongated canvases. His use of layered images creates mystical and deeply spiritual landscapes, which are reminiscent of ancient Chinese landscapes. The artwork reflects his own spiritual journey. Having survived a

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Rogue Gallery July 2018 New exhibit – 3rd Friday, Classes & Grant Deadline

Julia Janeway,WESTCLIFFE SANTO, ceramic

New Exhibit -THIS FRIDAY, JULY 20 3rd FRIDAY ART RECEPTION 5-8pm IN THE COMMUNITY GALLERY Sanctuary: Ceramics by Julia Janeway July 20–August 24

Julia Janeway,WESTCLIFFE SANTO, ceramic Reception: Friday, July 20, 5:00-8:00 pm Ashland artist, Julia Janeway explores the meaning of “sanctuary” in her new ceramic works. She creates ceramic “retablos” which traditionally are paintings of saints. In her artistic interpretation, the saints are depicted as owls, birds, and other animals. Her inspiration for this exhibit from the time she spent living in Taos, New Mexico where retablos commonly adorn homes and churches. Julia Janeway is known for her colorful and whimsical ceramic art pieces that depict animals, geometric shapes, and botanically images. Last day to see Heat Wave IN THE MAIN GALLERY

Heat Wave: The Works of the High Fiber Diet Artists

June 8 – July 20, 2018

Elizabeth Bamberger WHERE THE CITY MEETS THE HIGH

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Art du Jour’s July 2018 Exhibits

Cheryl Magellan's Selfie Exhibit

During the month of July Ginny Matheson will be the featured artist at Art du Jour Gallery, and Judy Benson LeNier’s work will continue to be featured in the Salon till the end of the month. In addition, Cheryl Magellen will be bringing her poplular Selfie Show to Medford. On third Friday music will be provided by the Minstrel Streams.

Featured Artist Ginny Matheson

As the featured artist for the month of June at Art Du Jour Gallery, Ginny Matheson presents’’a body of work themed “Mixed Media Landscapes”.

Mont Blanc by Ginny Matheson. -Submitted by the artist

Ginny lives and works in Southern Oregon, but her earliest art training was in Michigan where she worked primarily in stone and wood carving. After moving to Indiana, Ginny began to focus on two-dimensional media and took more training in drawing, painting, and collage. By 2004 she had begun

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Art du Jour June 2018 Featured Artists

A professional photographer who specializes in photographing Wildlife, Judy Benson LaNier

During the month of June, Judy Benson LeNier’s work will be featured in the Salon and Mary Jo Heath will be the featured artist on the back wall at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main in Medford. Music on Third Friday will be provided by Minstrel Stream.

Guest Artist Judy Benson LaNier

A professional photographer who specializes in photographing Wildlife, Judy Benson LaNier’s love of Africa began in 1961 when her family hosted Ashland, Oregon’s first Rotary-sponsored exchange student who was from South Africa. The bond forged then has continued through the years as the two families visit each other in Africa and the U.S.A. The magnetism of Africa is strong and Judy has returned there eight times. Her range of photography has expanded to include North American and Hawaiian Flora and Fauna as well as landscapes.

Judy Benson LaNier says, ““When I first went to

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People’s Choice Pen, Pencil & Pastel Contest Award

People’s Choice Pen, Pencil & Pastel contest

This Third Friday, Art du Jour Gallery Presents People’s Choice Award March brings new featured artists at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main in Medford. During the month of March Peter Coons work will again be the featured in the Salon and Carol and Bob Sharp will be the featured artists on the feature wall. This Third Friday we have booked classical guitarist Rod Petrone March 16th. The artists of Art du Jour are pleased to announce that the winner of our People’s Choice Pen, Pencil & Pastel contest, which also included scratchboard, is Cara Morgan’s stunning entry titled “The King”. Second place in the voting went to Norm Rossignol (left in pic), and third to Margaret Braburn. We would like to thank all who participated.

Cara Morgan’s stunning scratchboard entry took to prize in Art du Jour’s “People’s Choice” Pen. Pencil, and pastel contest. ~ photo by

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October 2017 at Art du Jour Gallery

Southern Oregon Artist Dodie Hamilton-Brandon In Her Studio

October at Art du Jour Gallery:

IN THE SALON

Dodie Hamilton-Brandon In Her Studio

The Beloved Watercolors of Dodie Hamilton

We are blessed to have as our Salon special guest artist during October and November Dodie Hamilton-Brandon. Dodie was an Art du Jour Gallery member for several years and is also a founding member of Art & Soul Gallery in Ashland. She has exhibited in several other Oregon galleries over the decades and her paintings hang in private homes, offices and commercial establishments across America and abroad. The long list of awards and honors she has accumulated over many years of painting is truly impressive. Her work is noted for vibrant color and the fluid, sparkling quality of her watercolor medium. Her subjects range from realistic florals and landscapes to mixed media abstracts, but she is best known for her renditions of iris,

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New Exhibit in the Rogue Gallery & Art Center's Main Gallery PLUS Lots of Calls to Artists!

Barbara Mason, Poem by Paulann Petersen, Voluptuaries, Solarplate Intaglio

Barbara Mason, DISCREPANCY (detail), solarplate intaglio NEW EXHIBIT IN THE MAIN GALLERY BEGINS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24 ILLUMINATED WORD Solar Plate Intaglios of Barbara Mason and Poetry of Paulann Petersen February 24 – March 31, 2017RECEPTION: Friday, March 3rd, 5-8pm

Barbara Mason, Poem by Paulann Petersen, Voluptuaries, Solarplate Intaglio Portland, Oregon artist Barbara Mason has created intaglio prints inspired by and infused with the poetry of former Oregon Poet Laureate, Paulann Petersen. The bold lines and expressive shapes in Barbara’s prints meld with Paulann’s poetic verse in a rhythmic, musical cadence. 2nd ANNUAL CELTIC CELEBRATION Support the Rogue Gallery & Art Center and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the art, music, food, beer, and friendship of the Emerald Isle, Friday, March 17, 2017, 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

The evening will include: Irish food and beer Musicians performing traditional Irish music An Irish-themed art show A singing competition to select

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March 2017 at Art du Jour Gallery

Queen Print by Doug Wallace at Art du Jour Gallery Salon March 2017

March 2017 at Art du Jour Gallery

Doug Wallace’s Eclectic Art, Connie Fribance’s Oils, and “Discovering Southern Oregon” Contest Art on Display!

During March 2017 at Art du Jour Gallery, we continue our presentation of guest artist Doug Wallace’s eclectic realm of Byzantine queens and mythical maidens. “Looking back down the tunnel of time,” Doug says, “scrolling through the historical archives of what has interested me artistically for most of my life, I always find a bit of the fantastic in all that I do…and nothing is ever completely realistic.”

His art eludes conventional description. “The inspirational references for my paintings are many: Gothic, Pre-Raphaelite, Byzantine, religious icons, mythology, fairytales, book illustrators, and dreams. Surrealism has also played a part in my creative thinking.” He says, however, that if he were forced to categorize his paintings, he might call them “Eclectic Romanticism, or Theatrical Gothic.”

Roses by

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Rogue Gallery opening in Main Gallery exhibit

Egg and Oak, Oil Painting by Sarah F Burns

Rogue Gallery opening in Main Gallery exhibit

Meditations on Daily Splendor: Sarah F. Burns, Sarah Fagan, and Karen Rycheck

February 19- March 25, 2016

Reception: Friday, February 19, 5-8pm

 

The Rogue Gallery presents three local artists who express the contemplative and sublime in two-dimensional works. Sarah F. Burns beautifully depicts florals and still lifes in her traditionally rendered oil paintings. Ordinary objects are painted with reverence and precision in Sarah Fagan’s acrylic paintings. Karen Rycheck creates elegant abstract mosaics in organic slate.

Egg and Oak, Oil Painting by Sarah F Burns

Sarah F. Burns studied contemporary art at Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland and academic realist drawing and painting at Ashland Academy of Art. She uses the process of traditional oil painting to create beautiful still lifes. Sarah F. Burns explains her work “I

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ALTERNATIVE ART VENUES AND LOCAL ARTISTS RESPOND TO ECONOMIC TIMES: AFFORDABLE ART & HOLIDAY GIFT SHOW IN MEDFORD, OREGON

Encore - 20x24 acrylic by Sandi Whetzel
What’s in Your Goblet? 20×20 acrylic ©Sandi Whetzel
Local artists and savvy shoppers looking for affordable, exceptional holiday gifts have a rare opportunity to connect in Medford, Oregon during the Affordable Art and Holiday Gift Show, Friday and Saturday, November 18-19, 2011. Artists will display reasonably priced art works to respond to these economic times and encourage people to buy locally created art items with suggested price points under $100 and $200. A special venue will host these participating artists in the Higher Education Center located at 101 S. Bartlett Street. The hours of this special sale are 5-8 pm Friday, and 10 am-5 pm Saturday.  The Opening evening coincides with Third Friday Art Walk in Downtown Medford, plus a Holiday Boutique at the Rogue Gallery across the street, and the Annual Gingerbread Jubilee at the nearby Craterian Theater.  
Encore! 24×20 acrylic©Sandi Whetzel
One of the artists featured at the Higher Education Center, Sandi Whetzel, caters to wine enthusiasts, as well as uplifting contemporary flora inspired art. Her popular wine paintings have been used to promote the wine industry in Oregon. Whetzel will offer a few reasonably priced, stunning flora originals and some high quality reproductions of her wine inspired art and floras. Sandi also has classy wine inspired apparel for men and women. There will be something for every budget.

Be sure to also check out Sandi’s paintings across the street at the Rogue Gallery and Art Center. Whetzel has a painting, “Grape de Chine”, featured in the Main Gallery as part of the “Smaller Than a Breadbox” exhibit, running through December 23. Opening reception for that exhibit is Friday evening from 5-8, coinciding with the 3rd Friday and the Affordable Art and Holiday Gift Show.   Sandi wishes she could be both places at once, but she hopes to meet many visitors at the Higher Education Center. The artist also has three contemporary flora paintings hanging in the Members’ Gallery space at the Rogue Gallery through April 28, 2012. Be sure to pull out all the innovative sliding walls in that area to see all of the art. You can see more of Sandi Whetzel’s art here

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