Rogue Valley Art Galleries: May 27 – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Admire works of art in a variety of mediums at Charity Hubbard’s annual Art du Jour student exhibition, like this pastel of 15-year-old Nixon. Courtesy Image

American Trails: The gallery, located at the Columbia Hotel, 250 E. Main St., Ashland, showcases the arts and crafts of the indigenous peoples of North and South America. Throughout the month of May, discover Navajo pictorial weavings from the 1970s to the early 2000s. The gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Sunday. See or call 541-482-2553.

Art & Soul Ashland: The gallery features paintings in a variety of mediums and styles by local and regional artists. The featured exhibition, on view through June 30, features watercolors by Lynda Hoffman-Snodgrass. Art & Soul Ashland, located at 247 E. Main St., Ashland, is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. See or call 541-331-2986.

Art du Jour Gallery: Discover exhibitions by 17 local artists in a myriad of mediums such as watercolour, oil, acrylic, pastel, pen and ink, Conté crayon, collage, sculpture , photography, mixed media and more. Throughout May, the gallery will hold a sale of abstract acrylic paintings by retired artist Millie Clarke, to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity. Discover the “Small Joys” exhibition, featuring portraits painted by Belinda Moffit, until May 31. The annual Charity Hubbard Student Exhibit, which features several works by Hubbard students, will be on display in the Main Gallery and Featured Artists areas during June and July. . Also check out paintings by star artist Angalee O’Conner on display throughout June. The gallery, located at 213 E. Main St., Medford, will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Openings are possible outside opening hours by reservation. See, call 541-770-3190 or email [email protected] Limit of 10 people in the gallery at a time.

Art Presence Art Center: The gallery, which features works in a variety of mediums by local artists is located at 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays. The gallery will host the Pastel Artists of Oregon as guest artists throughout the month of May. The main gallery will exhibit works by member artists in a variety of mediums, including watercolour, photography, oil and sculpture. Featured in the Galleria will be “Jacksonville is for the Birds,” featuring all manner of birdhouses and bird pictures. See or call 541-941-7057 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Ashland Art Works: The gallery features works by local artists in a variety of mediums, including ceramics, carpentry, fiber arts, jewelry, and garden art. Throughout May, discover a collection of mixed media collages by Roxanne Evans Stout. See an exhibition of watercolors by Shari Southard throughout June. The Art Collective, at 291 Oak St., Ashland, will be open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays and Sundays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. For details, see or call 541-488-4735.

‘Elements of Home’: Check out the ‘Elements of Home’ mobile art exhibit, which features four paintings created by two Southern Oregon Latinx artists, Tahiz Perezchica and Alexandra Vanderlip, during regular opening days of the library, through June 2, at the Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave. The exhibition explores the connection between the house and our relationship with water, air, fire and Earth. For more details, visit and click on Programs and Events, then JCLS Calendar or call 541-899-1665.

Fiber Arts Collective: See the work of approximately 30 fiber artisans at 37 N. Third St., Ashland. Exhibits range from sewing, dyeing, knitting, crocheting, embroidery and felting to binding, gluing, painting, printing, stenciling, beading and creating assembly pieces. Throughout the month of May, discover the works — all in blue — by Cindy Triplett. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday. Call 541-708-6966 or see for details.

Karon Gallery: The gallery, located at 300 E. Main St., Ashland, features vintage textiles and jewelry, antiques, art, and furniture. Check out the June exhibition featuring a new collection of various masks and artifacts from Africa, as well as photos, paintings, and jewelry. Judy Benson LaNier will star alongside Vernon Lawhorne and Joseph Bartlow. The gallery will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday. See or call 541-482-9008.

Grants Pass Museum of Art: The museum, located upstairs at 229 SW G St., Grants Pass, features works by local and regional artists. The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday and by appointment. Admission to the museum is free. The commercial gallery, Gallery One, located at street level from the museum, showcases the work of around 60 local artists. See to view a virtual tour or call 541-479-3290 for more information.

Hanson Howard Gallery: The gallery, located at 89 Oak St., Ashland, features works in a range of mediums including painting, sculpture, ceramics and fine art prints. Check out the exhibitions featuring abstract paintings by Judy Wise and sculptures by Wataru Sugiyama, on view through June 11. The gallery will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and by appointment. See or call 541-488-2562.

KS Wild: Artist Betty La Duke’s ‘Celebrating Life’ will be on display at KS Wild, 562 A St., Ashland, 5-8 p.m., on Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk . See or call 541-488-5789.

Lane Hall: Award-winning artist Lane Hall will be showing new work through June 19 at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Most of the pieces depict local scenes in mixed media or watercolor. See or call an email at [email protected]

Rogue Gallery & Art Center: The gallery, featuring works by local artists, at 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The main gallery will feature textile works, using vintage tobacco and cigarette bristles, by Greta Mikkelsen until June 17. Tobacco or cigarette bristles are printed textile pieces that tobacco companies inserted into their products in the early 1900s. A reception will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 20. The Members’ Gallery showcases all new works by over 50 RGAC members in a myriad of mediums, on view through August 26. See also Jane Sterling’s sculptures in the Community Gallery, until May 20. The Berryman Gallery, a satellite exhibition space of the RGAC, located in the second-floor lobby of the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, will exhibit painting works by Greg Thweatt, on view until 28 June. For more information, visit or call 541-772-8118.

Schneider Museum of Art: The Schneider Museum of Art at Southern Oregon University will open its spring exhibition in conjunction with the Ashland Independent Film Festival. The new exhibition, “The Presence of Nature” will be on view until May 21. The exhibit features works by six Oregon-based artists, showcasing their interpretations of nature that arise when fully immersed in Oregon’s diverse natural environments. Artists include Claire Burbridge, Sky Hopinka, Kurtis Hough, Naeemeh Naeemaei, Vanessa Renwick and Olga Volchkova. See also the Masterpieces on Loan exhibition in the entrance gallery. The gallery, located at 555 Indiana St. Ashland, will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free, donations accepted. See or call 541-552-6245 for details.

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