Southern Oregon Art Groups & Associations

Join the Artists Workshop for plein-aire painting every Monday - Click to visit the Artists Workshop's website for the latest details or see SOAR's Art Event calendar for info on Monday paint outs! Image: Rhapsody in Blue, by Marilyn Hurst, 2017.

Artists Workshop of Southern Oregon

  • Jacksonville
  • Contact: Rick Evans, Chairperson
  • Phone: 541.324.7624
The Artists Workshop of Southern Oregon is a group of over 30 Rogue Valley Artists who meet every Monday to paint at an outdoor location in nice weather and indoors to paint models in winter. We create in all media: charcoal, watercolor, oil, acrylic and pastel. We have an annual show and sale in August; 2017 marked our 33rd exhibit. Please contact Rick Evans if you are interested in participating in painting sessions or joining the Workshop.
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Josephine County Artists Association


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  • Monthly meetings take place at:
  • Fruitdale Grange
    1440 Parkdale Drive, Grants Pass, OR

Promoting the interest and development of the arts for its members and the community. Monthly meetings include guest artist demonstrations. Activities include the annual Spring Show, Luncheon and Critique, the Fall Membership Show and Plein aire outings. Monthly meetings on the first Thursday of each month except July & August. Time: Jan, Feb, Mar, Dec 1:00PM–3:00 PM; Apr, May, Jun, Sept, Oct, Nov 6:30PM–8:30PM.
Visit the Masterpiece Christian Fine Art Foundation website!

Masterpiece Christian Artists Conference

  • Connecting Culture to Christ through Fine Art
  • www.mcfineartsfoundation.com
  • Ashland
Sharpen your vision and purpose, refine your skills and pursue excellence in your craft while enjoying the camaraderie of other artists who desire to bring glory to God through their art! Three days of painting and drawing with master artists of our day, resident artist Chris Hopkins, Thomas Blackshear and David R. Darrow, whose works have attracted the attention of a generation.
Visit Southern Oregon Guild's website to learn more!

So. Oregon Guild of Artists & Artisans


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  • Phone:541.659.3858 or 541.592.5019
  • RCC Kerby Campus
    24353 Redwood Hwy, Kerby, OR
  • Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat 10am- 4pm
The SO Guild Gallery & Art Center is home to the SO Guild of Artists and Artisans. The Guild welcomes you to its gallery where it offers classes, special events, and ever-changing exhibits of Guild members’ work, with art and fine crafts including work in both 2D and 3D media — painting, jewelry, fiber & fabric arts, woodcraft, sculpture, pottery, and a gift gallery.
Visit the Southern Oregon Society of Artists website to learn more!

Southern Oregon Society of Artists

  • www.sosa-inc.org
  • Carla Morey, President
  • Contact: BJ Mathis, Treasurer
  • Phone: 541.414.4993

SOSA invites all two-dimensional visual artists to attend meetings held on the fourth Monday of each month, January - October at the Medford Public Library at 7:00 pm. Be early - library doors lock at 7:00 pm!
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Umpqua Valley Arts Association

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  • www.uvarts.com
  • Phone: 541.672.2532
  • 1624 W. Harvard Avenue
  • Roseburg, Oregon 97471
The Umpqua Valley Arts Association is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to art education, art appre-ciation, and service to artists, art organizations, and the community. We have played a primary role in the cultural development of Douglas County. In 1979, the Arts Association and the City of Roseburg entered into a partnership arrangement to use the buildings in the Fir Grove Section of Stewart Park as a cultural center.
Writers’ Room Workshops provide a unique opportunity to write in community in Southern Oregon. Participants generate writing from prompts and receive useful feedback in an encouraging environment. Weekly practice groups and special workshops are led in the Amherst Writers and Artists method. Writers’ Room Workshops are built to inspire, develop and celebrate each writer’s unique voice. Come join us!

Writers' Room Workshops

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  • writersroomworkshops.com
  • Marion Denard
Writers’ Room is a space for your creative voice where you can explore writing in a supportive environment. We write together, study craft, and receive useful feedback. Are you new to writing? Beginning in again? Do you have an established writing practice and are looking for community? Writers’ Room welcomes all experience levels and genres. Weekly writing groups and special workshops meet at the Writers’ Room studio in Jacksonville. Give your creativity the space it needs at Writers’ Room!
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Southern Oregon Artists Resource

  • Art Matters! - SOAR's blog
  • Phone: 541.899.2012  
  • Mail: PO Box 914
  • Jacksonville, OR 97530
Founder Hannah West created SOAR to drive traffic to member sites, increase online visibility for our region's art community and promote its members to residents and visitors. Listings are $35/year and include syndication of your blog, posting your classes, shows and events on our online calendar and press releases at our companion blog Art Matters!. We also offer reasonably priced advertising. Let us promote YOU!