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January 2018 Press Release

January 2018 Press Release

NEWEST GALLERY ARTIST: Oil Painter John Acosta Medford artist John Acosta, Art du Jour Gallery’s newest member, is an oil painter whose work is bold, exciting, masculine, and often spiritual in theme. His style is entirely his own. John is self-taught and has been painting in oils for only four years, yet his work shows the passion and innate talent of… Read more →

December Press Release

December Press Release

Find Holiday Presents Galore at Art du Jour Gallery New exhibits and gift ideas will highlight the holiday season at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main, in Medford. During the months of December and January, Kim Faucher’s work will be featured in the Salon . Artists of Art du Jour will display creative paintings for the theme “Black and… Read more →

November Press Release

We would like to invite you to our Third Friday Art Walk and Reception on Nov. 17 from 5 – 8 p.m. An informal evening featuring art, snacks and an opportunity to visit with the Art du Jour Artists. Music by Minstrel Streams. The winner of the October Peoples Choice Watercolor contest is Lori Taylor with her painting titled “I… Read more →

October Press Release

October Press Release

IN THE SALON The Beloved Watercolors of Dodie Hamilton   We are blessed to have as our Salon special guest artist during October and November Dodie Hamilton-Brandon.  Dodie was an Art du Jour Gallery member for several years and is also a founding member of Art & Soul Gallery in Ashland.  She has exhibited in several other Oregon galleries over… Read more →

September Press Release

September Press Release

UP FRONT: Pick the Winner in Our “People’s Choice” Photo Contest! Our September “People’s Choice” photo-art entries are now on display as you enter the gallery, and your ability to choose the winner from among these 18 fine art photographs will be sorely challenged! We were blown away by the excitement and quality of these entries – they are ALL… Read more →

August Press Release

August Press Release

Fine Art Masterpieces in Oils by Penny Simmons Art du Jour Gallery is honored to present in our Salon an exhibit of never-before-seen masterworks in oils by Penny Simmons. Visitors to our gallery during recent years will recall the breathtaking watercolors Penny exhibited as an Art du Jour member. Now, after a year’s hiatus, she has consented to display for… Read more →

July Press Release

July Press Release

Featured Watercolor Artist Kay Myer, and Cammy Davis in Our Salon “The gentle flow of beautiful colors fusing together and traveling with generous splashes of water” is Kay Myers’ description of her watercolor style, and she says her “best friends,” her sable brushes, “do most of the work with minimal strokes.” Kay is never at a loss for inspiration and… Read more →

Virginia Doak

Virginia Doak

“I paint to portray the softer side of emotion and humor in a whimsical manner.” Born and raised in the Walla Walla Valley, Virginia. She learned to love art at an early age. She found inspiration in the illustrations of her favorite children’s books and in watching her Father sketch humorous little pictures at the dinner table and then sharing… Read more →

June Press Release

June Press Release

Stefan Baumann Special Event, Cammy Davis Salon Exhibit, and Judy Hubler’s Watercolors Featured On Friday, June 23, Art du Jour Galley and Central Art will co-sponsor “An Afternoon With Stefan Baumann” from 1:30 to 3:30 at the Medford Library. Join us for this special presentation by renowned Northwest artist Stefan Baumann of The Grand View (PBS/SOPTV) as he talks about… Read more →

April Press Release

April Press Release

The iPhoneography of Meri Walker in Our Salon and “Shower of Flowers” on Our Feature Wall Seeing Can Be Harder Than It Looks… “But if you know how to handle your Smartphone camera – and use the best apps – you can turn your iPhone…into a full-featured ‘pocket studio’ where you make images that draw people into your story.” So… Read more →

Susan Hoppe Krempa

Susan Hoppe Krempa

“My creative expression is painting in watercolors. My paintings encompass brilliant colors, amazing textures, and bold designs. I enjoy new applications, and exciting challenges. My style is bordering on the abstract with a touch of realism. Utilizing watercolor paints and black ink, I also illustrate pets and other living things. I am very fortunate to have studied with locally and… Read more →

Kay Myer

Kay Myer

Watercolors have been her creative source since the 1980s and she loves exploring the endless possibilities this medium allows. Kay is both enthusiastic and passionate about painting in her colorful, loose and interpretive style. Currently her art is in collections in Koln, Bachingen and Reinsdorf, Germany; Krems and Vienna, Austria; Ryd Sweden; Wales, UK and many states throughout the USA…. Read more →

March Press Release

March Press Release

A $50 prize and a “People’s Choice” ribbon await the winner of our “Discovering Southern Oregon” contest! All entered/accepted artwork will be on display during March. Each contestant’s entry will be numbered and Art du Jour Gallery visitors will vote for their favorite. Entry forms are available at the gallery and must be submitted by February 25.

February Press Release

February Press Release

Discover Doug Wallace’s Eclectic Realm of Byzantine Queens and Mythical Maidens This month in our Salon, Art du Jour is excited to present a radically different artistic vision by guest artist Doug Wallace. Doug, who spent two decades in Hollywood as an actor and screen writer, has been an artist since childhood. In his own words, “Looking back down the… Read more →

January Press Release

Exhibits highlighting the coming of a new year will be shown at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main, in Medford during the month of January. Charity Hubbard will be featured in the Salon where you will find many of her small exquisite original paintings and prints. Artists of Art du Jour will show paintings for an exhibit titled “Winterfest”…. Read more →