A show that began 68 years ago on makeshift walls in the gym of Grants Pass High School is now a flourishing event displayed by Rogue Community College’s FireHouse Gallery. Through August 25, over 100 artists from around the Rogue Valley will have their artwork shown at the 68th Annual
Start your new year off with some inspiration and reflection at these local exhibits. In Memoriam JEGA Stone Sculptor and Artist J. Ellen Austin JEGA Gallery and Sculpture Garden 625 A St, Ashland In 2015 we bid adieu to Ashland stone sculptor, J. Ellen Austin, founder of JEGA Gallery and
Miles Frode’s painting style is often reminiscent of 20th century cubists and futurists––with a dynamism invoking Duchamp’s “Nude Descending a Staircase” in some pieces, and the perceptual play of Picasso’s cubist portraiture in others, mixed with a healthy dose of abstract expressionism. Described by Frode as “Feelism,” his style is
The holidays offer us a bit of a reprieve from the routine of daily life in many ways. One is the opportunity––and the encouragement––to be creative. From snowflakes to gingerbread houses, this is the time of year when kids and adults alike are encouraged to play with frosting, paint and
The Ashland Art Center will hold the fourth installment of their annual fundraising event, Art Inspires Ashland, on Nov. 12 – 15. The event kicks off with a reception and presentation Thursday at 6 pm at the Historic Ashland Armory, where three artists––painter and author Gregg Kreutz, sculptor Kevin Christman
“Our founding president Jerry Work and his wife Sharon went to Appalachia to find out how they expanded their arts economy throughout their region,” says Joyce Abrams, president of the Southern Oregon Guild. “They came back and talked to various organizations about how to really explode the identity of the
The Schneider Museum of Art’s newest exhibition, Breaking Pattern, a multi-artist showcase curated by Matthew Delegate and Rossana Martinez of Brooklyn’s Minus Space gallery, highlights explorations of pattern, optical and perceptual abstract painting through selected works by seven artists from across the country. Featured artists are an accomplished bunch, including
Art For A Cause: Valley View Winery Hosts the Sixth Annual Furnarture Fundraiser for Living Opportunities.
Living Opportunities has been serving the Rogue Valley since 1974, providing workplace advocacy, residential assistance and family consulting for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. One of their core programs, The Studio, encourages participants to express themselves creatively through artistic mediums––which can also act as a vehicle for essential communication.
For our Wine Issue, we’re trying a bit of sophistication and culture. How about after wine tasting checking out local, public art? While the weather is still agreeable, why not see what our talented Rogue Valley has to offer in the great outdoors? If you are feeling refined after that
Like Facebook IRL After using social media apps one day, teaching consultant Abram Ramal Katz was feeling as if his phone was telling him “you will be alone on a desert island crying.” So he decided to try something new. The next day Katz went to the First Friday Artwalk