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November 2018 Art Du Jour Newsletter

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Art du Jour Gallery | 213 E. Main Street, Medford, OR 97501

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Don't Fence Me In: Annual Members' Exhibition at Rogue Gallery

Claudio Harlow, “Somebody Get the Gate”, photograph

Rogue Gallery Main Gallery Exhibit

Don’t Fence Me In: Annual Members’ Exhibition

November 9 – December 21, 2018

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

In the 2018 Rogue Gallery Annual Members’ Exhibition, over sixty artists interpret the theme of “Don’t fence Me In”. 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 Rogue Gallery members an opportunity to exhibit one piece of their work on the central theme of “Don’t Fence Me In”. Over 80 artists are participating in this non-juried exhibit. Artists submitted artwork that reflects their personal interpretation of the theme. The exhibit includes watercolors, acrylic, and oil paintings as well as sculptures, photography, and pastels.

An exhibit reception will

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Research: Links to Articles On How to Simplify

Research, that is to say my investigation and study into what it means to “simplify” a design in drawing and painting. Building A Knowledge Base. Hi!  Over the past few months, I’ve been looking for articles on the topic of simplification.  That is, I’ve been trying to find out what simplification is all about.  You […]

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Ashland's First Friday Art Walk, September 7, 2018

Pam Haunschild, “Quantum Entanglement,” watercolor

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!

First Friday Art Walk, September 7, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM

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

Please see the attached “Spotlight Exhibits” and September Gallery Tour Map.

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

 

AGA September Spotlight Galleries

Photographers’ Gallery Secrets of the Forest

Ten of Southern Oregon’s top photographic artists present their first group exhibition, “Secrets of the Forest”, at The Photographers’ Gallery At The Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St., Ashland. Each photographer will feature their unique vision capturing the magical

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Painting & WSO Traveling Exhibition In Carlton, OR

Wallow Gallery, Carlton OR Greetings!  I am pleased to say that my watercolor painting “Three Minute Egg V11”, is now showing in the Wallow Gallery, Carlton, OR. You see, it is one of the 20 award winning paintings from the Watercolor Society of Oregon’s (WSO) Spring 2018 Experimental Exhibition.  And, WSO has a traveling show consisting […]

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A Clown: More Than A Smiling Face

But, still, a smiling clown can be good! Clowns Popped In My Head. Hi!  Lately, I’ve been doing some small studies of clowns.  Why clowns?  I don’t know.  They popped into my head this past May and I keep coming back to them. Research Time. So, after a few drawings, I thought it might be […]

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Kids Summer 2018 Art Classes at GP MOA

Kids Summer Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Art Classes for Adults and Kids! Visit our Website Adult Summer Art Classes! SoulBook Gathering Experience with Candy Rosenberg Saturday, July 21st 10:30 – 4:30 Spend the day creating your own personal Soul Book using a vast variety of crafting goodies, paper, paint, stencils, magazine cutouts, collage print outs, flowers, embellishments, ribbon and so much more. We supply all the tools, adhesive and everything you need to construct your own book. We only ask that you bring a few personal items, such as, printed out photos of yourself, loved ones, favorite quotes, personal items that are fitting for your book. The Soul Book is all about exploring what your soul needs and to have a place to look back on to remind you of this. Candy Rosenberg is a private life coach and professional artist that will be instructing the class and doing her Soul Works program while you

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Simplifying – In Drawing & Painting Composition

Coming To Terms With Simplifying. Greetings!  I’m still thinking about this idea of simplifying.  In this article, I speculate about where the concept of simplifying fits in the composition lexicon for drawing and painting. Mini Workshop Coming Up. Yes, this is the kind of thing I contemplate on from time to time.  And, if you […]

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Summer 2018 Kids Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Art Classes for Kids at Grants Pass Museum of Art Summer 2018

Art Classes for Kids!

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Click on any picture to reach our website class signup page. Kids must be at least 7 years old to attend (Photography is 10 & up) Classes are almost every Tuesday & Thursday during the summer Classes are almost always 1 – 3 pm. Classes are $15/day, several classes are a 2 day length. Please preregister whenever possible. Classes include all materials needed (except Photography)

Draw! Materials & Techniques with Kristen O’Neill Tuesday, June 26 1 – 3 pm

Discover the wide range of drawing materials and techniques. We’ll have fun creating the same image four different ways to showcase what we’ve learned. $15.

Paint! Materials & Techniques with Kristen O’Neill Thursday, June 28

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One Way To Simplify: Using Silhouette Shape Studies.

Simplify: To clarify; to make easier to understand. Just Thinking! Greetings!  I have been thinking about how to “simplify” lately and how the term applies to creating paintings.  You see, I have a mini workshop coming up with the Watercolor Society of Oregon (WSO) this fall. Why Simplify? But, what do we mean by simplification […]

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