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The Josephine County Cultural Coalition hands out supportive grants to organizations around the, well, county, to help, well, support the wonderful programming that various organizations are currently hosting. We were curious about how those funds actually move from donation to positive impact—and contacted several recent recipients from JCCC grants, including

The Josephine County Cultural Coalition hands out supportive grants to organizations around the, well, county, to help, well, support the wonderful programming that various organizations are currently hosting. We were curious about how those funds actually move from donation to positive impact—and contacted several recent recipients from JCCC grants, including

Many artists have spent the pandemic creating, and the time has finally come to show off all their hard work. Galleries throughout the Rogue Valley have new exhibits on display, and here are a few details on three to whet artistic appetites. At the Grants Pass Museum of Art there

Life. Love. Pain. Healing. Music. Dance. Art. The Human Arts Collective strives to take all these elements to form what its founders believe is most important: Community. The art gallery, founded by Deva Temple and Christal Sharpe, celebrated its grand opening Saturday, Dec. 18 in Ashland upstairs at 17 N.

As the days heat up, so does the excitement to hit the road, and what could be more fun than to be greeted by the adorable, playful bears of the Evergreen BearFest celebration. A summer favorite, the fiberglass bear sculptures will be on display throughout the city of Grants Pass

Artist Kristen O’Neill remembers playing with childhood friends in the wild landscape of the Santa Cruz Mountains of California. The natural beauty and freedom formed the pathway for the visionary and budding activist that she is today. “Everybody knew everybody, for generations back,” O’Neill recalls of her hometown, Redwood City.

It was nearing the end of the Great Depression when sculptor Stephan Seable moved to Portland as a young child. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest and the encouragement from family to pursue his great desire for art, Seable’s creations leave an indelible signature of his deep-rooted

While accountability gets tossed around the nightly news faster than a hot potato these days, Shut Up & Write members around the world make it a top priority, committing to gathering weekly, regardless of global circumstances, with one goal in mind—write! Based out of San Francisco, Shut Up & Write

“I truly believe art is about expressing yourself with a growth mindset,” says Jenay Elder.   Flowers, at least some varieties, can bloom in the worst of circumstances. Elder is blossoming too in these uncertain times—growing her business online. Usually, she conducts classes and demos at Art & Soul Gallery below

  We’ve all been there—struck with a surge of creative inspiration and determined to tackle that unfinished project collecting dust. Unfortunately, it doesn’t take long for our ambition to be overpowered by our lack of tools, space, or skills. But luckily there’s a solution for budding-builders, and it comes in