Check out the Indie Folk: New Art and Sounds from the Pacific Northwest exhibit at Southern Oregon University’s Schneider Museum of Art, which includes this multimedia painting Blue Chief at Elk Crossing by Joe Fedderson. With kind approval
American Trails: The gallery at the Columbia Hotel, 250 E. Main St., Ashland, features arts and crafts from the Native Americans of North and South America. The gallery is open Monday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. See americantrails.com or call 541-482-2553.
Art & Soul Ashland: The gallery features paintings in a variety of media and styles by local and regional artists. Throughout July, see The Colors of Nature exhibition, featuring oil paintings and pastels by Suzanne Leslie. Art & Soul Ashland, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. See artandsoulashland.com or call 541-331-2986.
Art du Jour Gallery: See exhibitions by 17 local artists in a myriad of mediums including watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastel, pen and ink, Conté crayon, collage, sculpture, photography, mixed media and more. The annual Charity Hubbard Student Show, which features several works by Hubbard’s students, will be shown in the main gallery and featured artist areas, and Charity Hubbard will be showing their own work in the Salon Gallery throughout July. Also see seascape paintings by July featured artist Mary Ann Macey, on display through July 30. Located at 213 E. Main St., Medford, the gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11am to 4pm. Private viewings are available outside of business hours upon prior reservation. Visit artdujourgallerymedford.com, call 541-770-3190 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art Presence Art Center: The gallery, which features work in various mediums by local artists, is located at 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville and is open Friday and Saturday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. See work by artist Diana Rasmussen in the Landscapes from the Heart exhibition, which features fabric designs that tell a story and transform into art. The exhibition will be on view until July 31st. The main gallery features work by member artists in a variety of mediums, including watercolor, photography, oil, and sculpture. Visit art-presence.org or call 541-941-7057 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Ashland Art Works: The gallery features work by local artists in a variety of mediums including ceramics, woodwork, fiber art, jewelry and garden art. In July, see sculptures by Elin Babcock and handmade jewelry by Elizabeth Ellingson. Metal sculptures by Bonnie Morgan and ceramic sculptures by Cheryl Kempner will be on display throughout August. Located at 291 Oak St., Ashland, the art collective is open Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit ashlandartworks.org or call 541-488-4735 for more details.
Enclave Studios: Enclave Studios, located at 1661 Siskiyou Blvd. #3, Ashland, is home to five local artists and exhibits paintings, sculptures and mixed media works. The studio will open its doors on Friday, July 22 from 5 to 8 p.m. and present its summer exhibition. Except for July 22nd, the gallery is only open by appointment. For more information, find Enclave Studios on Facebook or call 541-301-5738.
Fiber Arts Collective: View 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, collage, painting, printing, stenciling, beadwork and creating assemblage pieces. Artist Jay Gordon, featured in August, will feature marine life prints in the Sea and Sky exhibition. The gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 541-708-6966 or visit fiberartscollective.com for more details.
Karon Gallery: Located at 300 E. Main St., Ashland, the gallery features vintage textiles and jewelry, antiques, art and furnishings. Check out the July exhibition with a new collection of various masks and artefacts from Africa, as well as photos, paintings and jewellery. Photographs by Judy Benson LaNier will be on display alongside paintings and prints, including portraits and village scenes by Jane and Vernon Lawhorne and jewelry by Joseph Bartlow. Running throughout August, The Female of the Species exhibition features artworks by over twenty different female artists in a variety of media. The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit discovergalleriekaron.com or call 541-482-9008.
Grants Pass Museum of Art: Located upstairs at 229 SW G St., Grants Pass, the museum features work by local and regional artists. Check out the exhibition, Aloft: A Global Exhibition from Studio Quilt Art Associates, offering new perspectives to see our world through through July 22. This eclectic exhibition brings together works by over 30 different artists from around the world. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment. Admission to the museum is free. The Gallery One retail gallery, located at street level from the museum, features the work of about 60 local artists. Susan Paul-Williams and Michael Williams are July’s Featured Artists of the Month; see Paul-Williams pottery and Williams photograph. Visit gpmuseum.com to view a virtual tour or call 541-479-3290 for more information.
Hanson Howard Gallery: Located at 89 Oak St., Ashland, the gallery features work in a range of mediums including painting, sculpture, ceramics and fine art prints. The “Meet Me Out Left Field” exhibition, featuring ceramics by Dews and paintings by Robert Koch, will run until July 23. See vibrant and inquiring paintings by
Randall David Tipton and highly imaginative sculptures by John and Robin Gumaelius in August. The gallery is open Wednesday to Saturday from 12pm to 5pm and by appointment. See hansonhowardgallery.com or call 541-488-2562.
Rogue Gallery & Art Center: Located at 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, the gallery featuring work by local artists is open Tuesday through Friday from 10am to 5pm and Saturday from 11am to 3pm. The Members Gallery features all new work from over 50 RGAC members across a variety of media on display through August 26th. For more information, visit roguegallery.org or call 541-772-8118.
Schneider Museum of Art: Southern Oregon University’s Schneider Museum of Art is opening its summer exhibit, Indie Folk: New Art and Sounds from the Pacific Northwest, on view through August 13. The Pacific Northwest is home to a unique artistic ecosystem of craft traditions, pre-industrial cultures and Native American and settler history. Like folk art, the exhibition features handmade works that are unpretentious, often blurring the line between functionality and aesthetics. Artisanally woven baskets and worked wooden objects mix with works that are makeshift and improvised, often using salvaged materials. The exhibition features a cross-generational cast of 17 notable artists from across the region, including Marita Dingus, Warren Dykeman, Joe Feddersen, Blair Saxon-Hill, Sky Hopinka, Jeffry Mitchell and Cappy Thompson. A playlist of indie folk music selected by Portland’s Mississippi Records, a record label and store, will accompany the exhibition and fill the galleries with the sound of the Pacific Northwest. Masterworks on Loan are also exhibited in the Entry Gallery. Located at 555 Indiana St. Ashland, the gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The museum will be closed on Saturday June 18th for a private event. Admission is free, donations welcome. Visit sma.sou.edu or call 541-552-6245 for more information.
Studio 151: The art studio, located at 151 N. Pioneer St., Ashland, will feature oil paintings by Marilyn Briggs in the Empire for Future Civilizations – Possible Settlements on Yet Unexplored Celestial Spheres exhibit throughout July. The studio is only open by appointment. See studio151ashland.com.