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The Artists’ Workshop 27th Annual Art Show and Sale

Marilynn Hurst, A Time Gone By

Marilyn Hurst, A Time Gone By

 

The Artists’ Workshop of Jacksonville celebrates its 27th Annual Art Exhibit from August 20 through 28  in the Grand Ballroom of the historic U.S. Hotel at Third and California streets in Jacksonville, with exhibit hours from 11 to 5 daily. (map) The exhibit showcases the finest work of the area’s best known artists, with many paintings depicting familiar Rogue Valley scenes and historic places. All primary 2-D visual media will be represented: watercolor, acrylic, printing, pastel, and oil.

Bruce Barnes, Hyatt Lake Hideaway

Bruce Barnes, Hyatt Lake Hideaway

There will be an open house reception from 2 to 4 PM on Saturday, August 20, with an additional reception and opportunity for the public to meet the artists in conjunction with Jacksonville’s Art Amble on August 26 from 5 to 7 PM.

The exhibiting artists are members of the Artists’ Workshop, a group founded by Jacksonville artist Elaine Witteveen over 25 years ago. The members of the workshop gather weekly to paint “en plein air” and to offer instructive comments to improve each others work.

Nancy Block, Historic Home

Nancy Block, Historic Home

 

The Artists Workshop meets every Monday to paint at an outdoor location, weather permitting, and  indoors to paint models during winter months.  If you are interested in joining the Workshop or want information about the  annual show and sale please contact the group’s representative Peter Coons at 541.899-1752 or e-mail: [email protected]

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