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For Jenay Elder, choosing art as her life’s focus wasn’t simply because she was growing up and needed to make a decision. Her life experiences, as well as her artistic talents, brought her to the path of artistry. “I decided to pick up oil painting, and art as my life

If you really think about it, windows are like the frame for living art. Whether it’s a willow tree overhanging an ornate fountain surrounded by a lush bed of flowers or a white picket fence guarding a perfectly mowed lawn, art is thriving outside. Banyan Tree Landscape Construction has been

Most often, a traumatic event usually drives people away, as far as they can possible get. To embrace tragic event—and even find the beauty in such a thing—like photographing stillborns, is a daring and courageous act of art. Shannera Weaver life and art has been fueled by a series of

  On clean white walls hang paintings of soft blue roses and thick oil squares on large canvases. And throughout the newly opened Galt Gallery, curator Campbell Baker arranges fine jewelry, ceramics, and sculptures. Galt Gallery in Ashland opened its doors to the public in February. The gallery is named

In this arrangement, peach roses, pink tulips, eucalyptus, and fern fronds aren’t painted on a canvas but put into a beautiful glass vase. Heaven Scent Flowers & Gifts in Eagle Point has been an expert in the art of flower arrangements since 1975. Cathy Wallace has been the owner for

Pamela Haunschild’s nature paintings aren’t realistic interpretations of mountains, animals, or forests. A flock of birds is flying over a canyon, but the canyon is bleeding oranges and blues. There also is an enormous blue, yellow, and pink moon resting on the ocean’s surface, reflecting the bright colors while geese

  From soup cans displayed in four different color types to throwing paint on a canvas, to bicycle wheels hung in a gallery, abstract art takes a countless number of forms and mediums, often tackling everyday life with seemingly simple clear, bold images. Karen Staal’s current exhibit at Rogue Gallery

Truth and art often always gone hand-in-hand, or in this case hand in glove. Four exhibits at Schneider Museum of Art at Southern Oregon University will open Thursday, January 18 with an opening reception at 5 pm. The exhibits will run through March 17. Each one will feature artists dedicated

Welcoming and multifarious, Artist Dreams in Ashland is already working on big projects with big artists. They had a soft holiday opening in December where the public came to enjoy d’oeuvres and champagne surrounded by art from locals in the Rogue Valley and throughout the world. The gallery is planning

In a Monet-esque painting, a deer frolics through a green-infested landscape. Local painter Phillipo LoGrande brings the deer’s story to life page by page, making it a colorful story any child would love to read. Visiting 38 states and 11 countries as a traveling artist brings about all kinds of