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Betty Barss Exhibit at Rogue Gallery: An Oregon Love Story

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In the Community Gallery Exhibit Reception: An Oregon Love Story: Watercolors by Betty Barss January 18 – March 1, 2019

Rogue Valley artist Betty Barss is an accomplished and versatile watercolor artist. This exhibit showcases a wide range of subjects from her beloved state of Oregon.

Betty Barss has been painting for close to five decades. She taught fifth and sixth grade art in the Medford schools for twenty-five years. Her painting expertise is with watercolor paint. She is a member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon, Southern Oregon Society of Artists, and the Artists’ Workshop. She has received several awards and has exhibited throughput the Northwest. Her work is exuberant in color. Barss describes her use of color in her work, “Color is an element I can’t live without. For that reason, many of my paintings are vivid

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Poetry, Plaisance, and a Present for You!

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This week, we officially celebrate gratitude—though we unofficially celebrate it year-round, of course! So another big Thank You to all who helped me get to Vermont Studio Center in October. It was a dream come true—with the bonus of crimson-and-gold foliage and many new friends. I spent entire days in what I call Poetry Land, looking up from the page or screen to watch the Gihon River run past outside my studio window. It was a bit of heaven on earth. In addition to mostly finishing my poetry manuscript, I created and posted little bits of micropoetry and watercolors each day to share the journey. When I gathered those daily lines together, I was happy to see that they had shaped a single poem that celebrates beauty and community. You can find it here along with a few of the paintings. (In the photo, courtesy of Howard Romero,

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

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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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New Video!

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I’m so delighted that a friend who came to visit recently made a lovely video with clips of me teaching art classes. Enjoy watching my new video…it will only take one minute of your time.

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Judy Buswell Watercolors 2018 Calendar Just Released!

Judy Buswell’s new calendar featuring watercolor paintings of flowers, gardens, and more for 2018!

Judy Buswell’s new calendar featuring watercolor paintings of flowers, gardens, and more for 2018!

Judy Buswell’s 2018 Calendar Just Released!

Judy’s calendar for 2018 has just been released and is now available for purchase. Shown above is a picture of the front cover. Below is the back cover with thumbnails of each month’s gorgeous watercolor painting by Judy Buswell:

Judy Buswell’s new calendar featuring 12 watercolor paintings of flowers, gardens, and more for each month in 2018

And here are two glimpses of the individual month pages inside the 2018 calendar. Please send a message using the form on Judy’s Contact page to inquire and place your order! View her original post here: https://www.judybuswell.com/2018-calendar/

Judy Buswell’s new calendar, showing the month of December 2018. Click to view larger

Judy Buswell’s new calendar, showing the month of November 2018. Please click to view a larger image

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April Art Presence Offsite Exhibits

Pioneer Village: Watercolors by Anne Brooke through April 19, 2017
Jacksonville Library, Naversen Room: Photography by Kathleen Hoevet through April 19, 2017
Medford Library: Photography by Tom Ommen through July 2017.

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Watercolor Classes with Linda Abblett

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Linda Abblett Show at GoodBean in March

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I will be showing my original watercolor paintings (and maybe a giclee or two) at GoodBean Coffee this year! My show begins March 1 and continues through March 31. I’m not yet sure which paintings I will bring, but there will be a selection of framed paintings from the pieces you see on my website. […]

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Ashland Gallery Association November 2016 Art Exhibits

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Ashland Gallery Association November 2016 Art Exhibits

Celebrate Ashland’s Visual Arts and feast your eyes on the Ashland Gallery Association November 2016 Art Exhibits during the AGA First Friday Art Walk, November 4th, from 5 to 8 pm!

Pick up a Gallery Tour Map for the Ashland Gallery Association November 2016 Art Exhibits at any member gallery, the Ashland Chamber of Commerce, or download from the bottom of this page. For more information about all of the exhibits please visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com

AGA Spotlight Exhibits November 2016

Studio AB Bruce Bayard: The Disintegration Series and Broken Trains Studio A.B November 4–30, 2016

Bruce Bayard: The Disintegration Series No. 02, 2016 archive print

Two new series of digital image collages by Ashland artist Bruce Bayard are on display November at Studio A.B. Both series are photographic based with layers of texture to evoke something beyond the surface image.

The Disintegration Series

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