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Paula Rice’s Fiber Art tea towels are part of the “Sunbird Scarves” exhibition at the Fiber Arts Collective in Ashland. See the list below. Courtesy photo.

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American Trails: The gallery, located in 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. Masks are mandatory, and hand hygiene will be offered at the door. Visit or call 541-482-2553.

Art du Jour Gallery: Discover the exhibitions of 17 local artists in a myriad of mediums such as watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastel, pen and ink, Conté pencil, collage, sculpture , photography, mixed media and more. Admire the colorful paintings by featured artist in the Max Brown Gallery until October 31. The gallery will present an exhibition of favorite works by gallery artists from November 1 to 30. The show’s star artist, Andre Satie, will be exhibiting landscape paintings until November 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 tours are possible outside opening hours by reservation. Limit of 10 people at a time in the gallery.

Art & Soul Gallery: During the month of October, admire Carla J. Griffin’s pastel paintings in the “Through the Window” exhibit. The gallery, which showcases 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 “Oregon Land and Sea” exhibition featuring oil paintings by Christina Madden will be on display from November 2 to 28. An artist reception will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 5, as part of Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk. Limit of 10 visitors to the gallery at a time. Visit or call 541-488-9006.

Art Presence Art Center: The gallery will be holding its eighth annual Halloween exhibition, “Imaginarium: Reality or Illusion,” until October 31. The exhibition features works by local artists, including paintings, 3D assemblages, sculptures, textile art and ceramics. and more. A virtual tour of the exhibition is available on the gallery’s website, Also on display are wooden bowls, made from fallen trees at Jacksonville Cemetery, by Chris Anderson. The gallery is located at 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, and will be open from noon to 5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays. See or for more information or to make an appointment, call 541-941-7057.

Ashland Artwork: The gallery features work by local artists in a variety of mediums, including ceramics, woodwork, fiber arts, and garden art. Throughout the month of October, discover the textile work of Claudia Law and the woodwork of John Weston. The arts collective, located 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. The galley will host artists who will give demonstrations and workshops from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month. For details, see or call 541-488-4735.

Visual Arts Center: New fall exhibitions featuring student artists will be on display until Friday, November 5 at the Art and Marion Ady buildings at the corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street in Southern Oregon University at Ashland. View a student group exhibit in the Thorndike Gallery; Cheri Ball’s work “Couldn We’t We Make It A Beautiful Life?” In the Myers Memorial Gallery; Kayla Nichols’ “Still” exhibition at the Boise Cascade Gallery; Mason Comer’s work “Digital Futurism”, at the Retzlaf gallery; and a group exhibit by SOU Sophomore Studio Topics Class Show students in the Art Department Chairs and Jeld-Wen Galleries. The opening hours of the gallery are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to Sunday. The gallery will open from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, October 22. Masks and social distancing are required on SOU campus property. Email [email protected] or call 541-552-6386.

Daniel Verner: Local artist Daniel Verner, an Almeda fire survivor who lost his entire life’s artwork in the fire, will showcase photographic prints of some of his lost artwork , on display until November 17 at Pangea, 272 E. Main St., Ashland. Verner was able to grab his computer after being ordered to evacuate, which contained photographs of several of his works. Visit or call 541-552-1630.

Fiber Arts Collective: Discover the work of approximately 30 fiber artisans at 37 N. Third St., Ashland. Exhibits range from sewing, dyeing, knitting, crocheting, embroidery and felting to bookbinding, gluing, painting, printing, stenciling, beading, and creating assembly pieces. See the “Sunbird Scarves” exhibition by featured artist Paula Rice through November. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday. Call 541-708-6966 or visit

Karon Gallery: The gallery, located at 300 E. Main St., Ashland, features period textiles and jewelry, antiques, artwork and furniture. The October exhibition, “Hidden and Revealed Faces”, 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 depicted. Visit 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. from Tuesday to Saturday and by appointment. Entrance to the museum is free. The retail gallery, Gallery One, located on the street level of the museum, showcases the work of around 60 local artists. Visit to view the 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 prints. Discover Claire Duncan’s paintings, Christian Burchard’s wood sculptures and Kristy Kun’s fiber sculptures until November 20. The gallery will be open from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday to Saturday and by appointment. Masks are mandatory to visit the gallery, and hand hygiene will be available. For more information, see or call 541-488-2562.

Personalized Framing and Houston 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. Discover the colorful exhibition of intaglio prints by Yuji Hiratsuka and paintings by Stephen McMillan and Thomas M. Houston. Visit or call 541-482-1983.

Rogue Gallery & Art Center: Ceramics by Jane Anderson, “Way to be? Mindful Primitives ”, will be exhibited alongside paintings in the“ Confirmation Bias ”exhibition by Fred Nocella, exhibited

until November 12. See Kathy Johnson’s watercolors in the “Liquid Light” exhibition in the Community Gallery until November 19. The Members’ Gallery will showcase all new works in a variety of mediums by local artists through December 22. The gallery 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. Call 541-772-8118 or visit

Schneider Museum of Art: The Schneider Museum of Art at Southern Oregon University has reopened for in-person visit. See the new exhibition. “A Sanctuary for a Sanctuary,” featuring art by Bruce Burris. Burris also organized a group exhibition presented at the Treehaven Gallery, “We Take the Long Way,” an exhibition focused on neurodiverse artists. Both exhibitions will be on view until December 9. The gallery, located at 555 Indiana St. Ashland, will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Admission is free, donations are accepted. See or call 541-552-6245 for details.

Studio 151: The Art Studio, located at 151 N. Pioneer St., Ashland, features mixed sculptural artwork by Elizabeth York. Discover a series of works on time, wall relief Buddhas, and a variety of sculptural animals and birds. The workshop is only open by appointment. All proceeds from York Artworks will support Shine a Light, a non-profit organization committed to raising awareness about the prevention and rehabilitation of victims of sex trafficking both locally and internationally. foreigner. See


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