Works such “Tide Pool” (above) by Summer Lewis are part of the Pattern and Display exhibit at Rogue Gallery & Art Center during Medford’s Third Friday Art Walk. See listing, this page. Courtesy photo
In Focus: Third Friday Art Walk
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 (July 16). 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.
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: The annual Charity Hubbard Student Show, showcasing several of Hubbard’s student’s works will be displayed and for sale in the Main Gallery and the Featured Artist areas. Work by Charity Hubbard and Roy Musitelli will be featured in the salon through July 31. Additionally, see exhibits by local artists in myriad mediums such as watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastel, pen & ink, Conté crayon, collage, sculpture, photography, mixed media and more. 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. See artdujourgallery.com, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 541-770-3190.
Art & Soul Gallery: The watermedia paintings exhibit “Colors of the Pacific Northwest” by Pam Haunschild will be on display through Aug. 1. 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. See artandsoulgallery.com or call 541-488-9006.
Art Presence Art Center: The gallery 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 gallery’s July exhibit, “Mixed Emotions,” features work by The Calligraphers’ Guild. A free Zoom conversation with Anne Brooke, artist, educator and director of Art Presence, will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, July 23. A virtual tour will also be available. To view the virtual exhibits, or register for the Zoom conversation, see art-presence.org or for further information or to schedule an appointment, call 541-941-7057.
Ashland Art Works: See the 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. The gallery’s July featured artists are Marydee Bombick and Shari Southard. See brightly colored ceramic flowers by
Bombick and landscape watercolor paintings by Southard. The galley will host artists who will give demonstrations and workshops from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the second Saturday of each month. For further details, see ashlandartworks.org or call 541-488-4735.
Central Art Supply: The art supply store and gallery, located at 101 N. Central Ave., Medford, will offer a special one-night-only group show of watercolor painters in celebration of World Watercolor Month. The show will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, July 16. 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. 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: Gallerie Karon is moving from its current place at 500 A St., Suite #1, to 300 E. Main St., Ashland. The gallery features vintage textiles and jewelry, antiques, art and furnishings. See discovergalleriekaron.com or call 541-482-9008.
Grants Pass Museum of Art: Originally known as Gallery One, the museum, located at 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, features work by local and regional artists and will be open from noon to 4 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, and by appointment. 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. Ceramic sculptures by Wataru Sugiyama will be shown alongside landscape paintings by Jon Jay Cruson through Aug. 14. 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 of Stephen McMillan and Thomas M. Houston. See houstonscustomframing.com or call 541-482-1983.
La Baguette Music Café: See oil painting by local artist and musician Jeffrey Baxter through Saturday, July 31, at La Baguette Music Café, 340 A St., and Gils, 175 N. Pioneer St., in Ashland. See labaguettemusiccafe.com or call 541-482-0855.
Rogue Gallery & Art Center: 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. See the traveling exhibit “PAN at 40: Printmaking from Print Arts Northwest” through Aug. 5, celebrating Print Arts Northwest (PAN) and their dedication to printmaking for 40 years. Based in Portland, PAN works to further printmaking in the Northwest through exhibitions, educational programming, and professional development. The Community gallery will feature the work of Rogue Gallery artists inspired by Pattern and Decoration, a United States art movement of the mid-1970s and early ’80s, through Aug. 13. A reception will be held 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 16, as part of Medford’s Third Friday Art Walk. 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 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.