Rogue Valley art galleries: Nov. 19
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Galleries, restaurants, shops and studios in downtown Medford unveil new exhibits, host art demonstrations and more from 5 to 8 p.m. the third Friday of every month. The art walk celebrates all that downtown has to offer — shopping, dining, art and culture — and new experiences are offered each month. For more information, find Medford’s Third Friday on Facebook.
2021 CSNM Artist In Residence: See work by artist Susan Roudebush, a 2021 U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Artist In Residence, and associated education materials created as a part of the residency, during a one-day-only show and reception from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at the Selberg Institute, 7811 Greensprings Highway (Highway 66), Ashland (aprox. 7 miles west of Ashland). Roudebush, a fiber artist, stated in a press release that she created three quilted panels “depicting wildlife examples from three plant communities within the monument. I spent over 2 1/2 months full time creating these. The fabric behind each wildlife example was hand dyed/printed from photos of specific locations in the monument.” The panels were created to be used in nature science eduction for elementary and middle school students. Refreshments will be served during the reception. For further information, email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Trails: The gallery, located in the Columbia Hotel, 250 E. Main St., Ashland, features art and crafts of the indigenous peoples in North and South America. The gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Masks are required, and hand sanitation will be offered at the door. See americantrails.com or call 541-482-2553.
Art du Jour Gallery: See exhibits by 17 local artists in myriad mediums such as watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastel, pen & ink, Conté crayon, collage, sculpture, photography, mixed media and more. The gallery will present a show of the Gallery Artists’ favorite works through Nov. 30. The Salon Featured Artist, Andre Satie, will have landscape paintings on exhibit through Nov. 30. The gallery, located at 213 E. Main St., Medford, will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Private viewings are available outside open business hours by reservation. Limit of 10 people in the gallery at a time.
Art & Soul Gallery: The gallery, which features art in a variety of mediums by regional artists and is located at 247 E. Main St., Ashland, will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and by appointment. An exhibit, “Oregon Land and Sea,” featuring oil paintings by Christina Madden, will be on display through Nov. 28. Limit of 10 visitors in the gallery at a time. According to a press release, Art & Soul Gallery will be closing permanently on Dec. 24. The featured exhibit in December, “Sunrise, Sunset” will include a piece from each artist in the gallery. On Friday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. the gallery will hold a special open house to visit with the artists and say goodbye. See artandsoulgallery.com or call 541-488-9006.
Art Presence Art Center: The gallery, which features work in a variety of mediums by local artists is located at 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, and will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays. The November featured artists are special guest author Frank Deluca and artist illustrator Nancy Bardos and Ken Gregg. Deluca’s book, “Kindness: A Guide for Humans Based on the Enneagram” features Bardos’ images at each chapter head, and these images will be featured in the gallery. Beginning Saturday, Dec. 4, see the annual exhibits “Holiday Treasures and Angels Art Show,” on display through the end of Dec. See art-presence.org or for further information or to schedule an appointment, call 541-941-7057.
Ashland Art Works: The gallery features work of local artists in a variety of mediums, including ceramics, woodwork, fiber arts and garden art. The art collective, at 291 Oak St., Ashland, will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays and Sundays. For further details, see ashlandartworks.org or call 541-488-4735.
Central Art Gallery: The art supply store and gallery, located at 101 N. Central Ave., Medford, will offer a special one-night-only show, featuring the paintings of artist Ivan Beauvalet, during Medford’s Third Friday Art Walk. The show will be held from 5 to 9 p.m., Friday, Nov. 19. These new paintings represent Beauvalet’s thoughts and observations on what is happing in his local environment as well as the world around him. Masks are required, and social distancing is strongly encouraged. For further details, see centralartsupply.com or call 541-773-1444.
Fiber Arts Collective: See the work of approximately 30 fiber artisans at 37 N. Third St., Ashland. Exhibits include sewing, dyeing, knitting, crocheting, embroidering and felting to binding, collaging, painting, printing, stenciling, beading and creating assemblage pieces. See the exhibit “Sunbird Scarves” by featured artist Paula Rice through November. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Call 541-708-6966 or see fiberartscollective.com.
Gallerie Karon: The gallery, located at 300 E. Main St., Ashland, features vintage textiles and jewelry, antiques, art and furnishings. The “Faces Hidden and Revealed” exhibition features masks and puppets from around the world. Ranging from 2 inches to 4 feet, face, helmet and shoulder masks are included. Puppets include rod, shadow and hand styles with a variety of different animals being represented. See discovergalleriekaron.com or call 541-482-9008.
Grants Pass Museum of Art: The museum, located upstairs, at 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, features work by local and regional artists. The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, and by appointment. Admission to the museum is free. The retail gallery, Gallery One, located at street-level of the museum, features the work of approximately 60 local artists. See gpmuseum.com to view the tour or call 541-479-3290 for further information.
Hanson Howard Gallery: The gallery, located at 89 Oak St., Ashland, features works in an array of mediums including painting, sculpture, ceramics and fine art prints. See paintings by Claire Duncan, wood sculptures by Christian Burchard and fiber sculptures by Kristy Kun through Nov. 20. The gallery will be open noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and by appointment. Masks are required to visit the gallery, and hand sanitation will be available. For further information, see hansonhowardgallery.com or call 541-488-2562.
Houston’s Custom Framing and Fine Art: The gallery, located at 280 E. Hersey St #11, Ashland, will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and by appointment. See the colorful exhibit of intaglio prints by Yuji Hiratsuka and paintings by Stephen McMillan and Thomas M. Houston. See houstonscustomframing.com or call 541-482-1983.
Rogue Gallery & Art Center: See watercolors by Kathy Johnson in the exhibition “Liquid Light,” in the Community Gallery through Nov. 19. The Members’ Gallery will feature all new work in a variety of mediums by local artists in the through Dec. 23. The gallery will also hold a “6x6 Art Show” fundraiser. More than 30 artists have donated works of art on 6-inch-by-6-inch wood panels. Media includes acrylic, oil, collage, water media, photography and fiber art. All proceeds benefit Rogue Gallery & Art Center programs. The gallery at 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Call 541-772-8118 or see roguegallery.org.
Schneider Museum of Art: Southern Oregon University’s Schneider Museum of Art has reopened for in-person viewing. See the new exhibit. “A Shrine for a Shrine,” featuring art by Bruce Burris. Burris also has curated a group exhibition on view in the Treehaven Gallery, “We Take the Long Way,” an exhibition focused on neurodiverse artists. Both exhibitions will be on view through Dec. 9. The gallery, located at 555 Indiana St. Ashland, will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays. Admission is free, donations accepted. See sma.sou.edu or call 541-552-6245 for further details.
Studio 151: The art studio, located at 151 N. Pioneer St., Ashland, features mixed-media sculptural artwork by Elizabeth York. See a series of work investigating time, wall relief Buddhas and a variety of sculptural animals and birds. The studio is open by appointment only. All proceeds from York’s artwork will support Shine a Light, a nonprofit organization committed to raising awareness about preventing and rehabilitating victims of sex trafficking both locally and abroad. See studio151ashland.com.