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After suffering a particularly bleak winter in the Rogue Valley, it’s no wonder people are ready to embrace the brightness and colors of Spring. Art & Soul Gallery’s newest exhibit featuring Alx Fox’s acrylic paintings is dubbing her latest installment “A Celebration of Color.” “After a long wet winter in

One of the greatest beauties of art is learning from it. While it’s a business and an art form, Juniperous also teaches the public about creating clothes sustainably and naturally. Starting her business in Montana and making her way to Jacksonville, Mattie Morton has been studying and practicing using natural

Photographers, painters, jewelers, and horticulturists display their hard work under the warming sun in downtown Medford, proving that spring is in the air. May 13 and 14, Art in Bloom will celebrate its 17th year with over 95 local artisans showcasing their talents and work and making themselves available to

With all the big name super hero movies and TV shows, there are just as many independent comic book and graphic novel series in print form and on the web. Southern Oregon local Maddie Cull is one example of someone pursuing originality in this creative art form. “I think what

Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk brings in the spring and also new, stunning art. It’s a day to explore artwork that’s new or old, as well as support local galleries. The Art Walk on Friday, April 7, welcomed a new art gallery with old and new pieces, called American Trails.

Through a jellyfish-like structure illuminated by colorful lights Vanessa Renwick’s art installation “Medusa Smack” encapsulates a peaceful easy feeling. The installation will open at Schneider Museum of Art on Wednesday, April 5, and that Saturday, April 8, Renwick’s installation will be accompanied by musician Tara Jane O’Neil. “It’s a dome

With all of the art galleries of the deep artistic talent in Southern Oregon, there are plenty of opportunities to purchase and own what local artists have created. Saturday, March 18, local artist Toreah Foy is auctioning her art at the GoodBean Coffee Company in Jacksonville. All art sold will

Imagine foraging through the dirt in the woods, searching for painting materials. Going to the store and buying mass-produced paint is easier, no doubt, but is it as healthy as what the Earth has to offer? Leah Fanning, professional painter and founder of Natural Earth Paint, isn’t afraid to dig

Adult coloring books have grown rapidly in popularity over the past couple years. Now one can walk into any bookstore––or just about any store, really––and find a shelf filled with books for adults with beautiful designs and detailed pictures waiting to be colored. Chickadee Creative Coloring in Southern Oregon published

When a gallery opens multiple exhibits, it presents multiple mediums of thought-provoking talent to the community. Though the exhibits opened Jan. 20, Center for the Visual Arts at Southern Oregon University will host a First Friday event Feb. 3, showcasing new exhibits by students and community members. “Each artist and