Ashland Property Management is thrilled to feature artist and arts educator, JARRETT REX DAVIDSON November 2109 Davidson is a Southern Oregon native who has returned to make paintings and teach art practices. His works are amalgamations of memory and folklore that result in grand depictions of cultural iconography. Standing before his paintings, the viewer senses an accumulated vocabulary of imagery reflected by life encounters in the Northwest, as well as travels in Mexico and Italy. Informed by traditions of biological illustration, religious art and pop culture, Davidson navigates depictions of intersecting myths and symbolic narratives. AILERON FLARES ~ is an Exhibit of New and Recent Works. Please attend the artist’s reception on Friday, November 1 from 5-8 pm 40 Church Street Selected pieces will be on sale with 100% proceeds going to The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights. Jarrett Rex Davidson’s formal training includes a Bachelors of Studio Art from Southern Oregon University. He was the Art Technician for the Portland Art Museum, Oregon Historical Society, Laura Russo Gallery in Portland, Oregon, and the Art Handler for Connect Art International in San Fransisco. In addition to painting, Davidson is currently gaining his Master of Arts in […]
Ashland Art Center Member Show March 16, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Featured Artists: Shoshanah Dubiner, Micah Ofstedahl & Art Van Kraft Shoshanah Dubiner Dubiner is an artist and designer whose creativity has found expression in a wide range of disciplines including costume design, museum exhibition design, computer graphics and animation, and fine arts painting (with gouache as her primary medium). Since 2007, (after attending a class at SOU in cell biology), she has found artistic inspiration in the microscopic world. A large reproduction of her “Dndosymbiosis: Homage to Lynn Margulis” hangs in the Morrill Science Center at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Reproductions of her paintings about pollinators are installed near the beehives at SOU’s The Farm. The originals of all these works are featured at SOU’s Hannon Library. Micah Ofstedahl My work invokes awareness of the complexity and beauty of the world around us, seen and unseen. To achieve this I incorporate lesser-known elements of nature and science into my paintings in addition to my creative interpretation of the unseen, mysterious components of life. Observable scientific subject matter may include microscopic views of single-cell radiolarians, the facets of a bee’s eye, or anatomy right down to the cellular level and beyond. I believe […]
Celebrate Women’s History Month with JEGA Gallery’s 20th annual juried art exhibit, “WOMEN WITH ATTITUDE AND MEN WHO LOVE WOMEN WITH ATTITUDE!” Each year JEGA encourages artists to submit original paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures and poetry or performance art.