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Admire the black and white portraits of artist Belinda Moffit on display at the Central Art Gallery during Medford’s Third Friday event. See announcements. Submitted Images

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In Focus: Third Friday Art Walk

Downtown Medford’s galleries, restaurants, shops, and studios unveil new exhibits, hold art demonstrations, and more from 5-8 p.m. on the third Friday of each month. The Art Walk celebrates all that downtown has to offer – shopping, dining, art and culture – and new experiences are offered every month. For more information, find Medford’s Third Friday on Facebook.

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. 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. During the month of November, see the “Tiny Show – Big Impact” exhibition, which features small paintings by the twenty-six member artists to celebrate the holiday season. Art & Soul Ashland, located at 247 E. Main St., Ashland, is open 10 a.m. to 5 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 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. The Vault, formerly known as the Salon, will feature the works of multimedia artist Roy Musitelli and fiber/jewelry artist Thalia Keple in the “World in Perspective” exhibit, on view through November. The main gallery will feature interpretations by member artists from the winter season. The gallery, located at 213 E. Main St., Medford, will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Openings are possible outside opening hours by reservation. See, call 541-770-3190 or email [email protected]

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, and will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday. See the Calligraphers Guild’s annual exhibition, “Inspired by the Elements, Earth, Wind, Fire and Water”, and the work of featured artist Desmond Serratore, who works in oil paint to create interpretations of Oregon. The Main Gallery will exhibit new work by member artists in a variety of mediums including oil, pastel, watercolour, acrylic and fabric. The exhibits will be on display until November 27. 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. The Art Collective, at 291 Oak St., Ashland, will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday and Sunday. For details, see or call 541-488-4735.

Central Art Gallery: The gallery will feature paintings by featured artist Belinda Moffit in the exhibition “Out West: Celebrating the Everyday Beauty of Life Lived West of the Freeway,” from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, November 18, during the Medford Art Third Friday. Walking. The show features black and white portraits of people living their lives here in Medford. The art supply store and gallery is located at 101 N. Central Ave., Medford. For details, see or call 541-773-1444.

Crooked Mile Gallery: The gallery, located at 4495 S. Pacific Highway, Suite #320, Phoenix Industrial Studios, Phoenix, exhibits artwork and artistic creations by local and international artists. See the exhibition “’ROAR – Remembering 9-8-20”, on display until November 27. “ROAR” is a complementary exhibition to the permanent installation of “East Wind”, a sculpture by Kevin Christman, located at the gallery. For more information, including hours, or to book an appointment, visit or call 541-577-8801.

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. See Janet Collamer’s work in the “Animal Cheer” exhibition, throughout November. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 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. 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 approximately 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. The November exhibition will feature paintings by Wade Schuster and sculptures by Ondrea Levey. The gallery will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and by appointment. See or call 541-488-2562.

Oak Leaf Studio: Located between Hanson Howard Gallery and Ashland Art Works at 247 Oak St., Ashland, Oak Leaf Studio is the work and gallery space of local artist Leif Trygg, who works in a variety of media such as pastel, watercolor, acrylic. and digital imaging. Throughout November, check out the ‘Ballet to Hip Hop’ exhibition, a new series of drawings capturing the variety of dancers’ movements and styles. The studio will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. See or call 541-488-5756.

Rogue Gallery & Art Center: The gallery, featuring works by local artists, at 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, will be open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Sculptures and mixed-media works by featured artist Lucille Linville will be featured in the “Small Beginnings” exhibition, on view through December 2 in the Community Gallery. The Members Gallery showcases all new work by over 35 RGAC members in a myriad of mediums. 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 Kristen Beck’s photography, through November 30. For more information, see or call 541-772-8118.

Schneider Museum of Art: The fall exhibitions at the Schneider Museum of Art at Southern Oregon University feature Mel Perst’s contemporary abstract art, “The Golden Hour,” and curated exhibit “Sensate Objects.” The exhibits will be on display until December 10. A solo exhibition of Prest’s work will be held in the main gallery, his curated group exhibition, which features works by thirteen artists, will be shown in the Heiter and Treehaven galleries. Masterpieces on loan will also be displayed 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.

Mildred D. Field