2024 Main Gallery Exhibits

Best of the Best (Local High School Artists)
April 19–May 2, 2024
Reception: Friday, April 19

Outstanding student artists whose work has been selected from local high schools including:

Armadillo Community Charter School
Ashland High School
Crater Renaissance Academy
Eagle Point High School
Grants Pass High School
Hidden Valley High School
Illinois Valley High School
Logos Charter School
North Medford High School
North Valley High School
Phoenix High School
Rogue River Junior/Senior High School
South Medford High School
St. Mary’s School

This exhibit is sponsored by

WILD THINGS: Between Nature and the Hand of Progress
Paintings by Claire Duncan

March 1–April 11, 2024

Reception: Friday, March 15, 5–8pm

“Wild Things: Between Nature and the Hand of Progress” is a series of paintings by local artist Claire Duncan that celebrate the diverse beauty of our natural world. This exhibition is an exploration of the delicate balance between the wild and the encroaching human footprint, inviting viewers to appreciate the intrinsic value of each subject and contemplate our shared responsibility for the environment.

Claire Duncan, Heedless Reflection, Impending Threat, acrylic on handcrafted board
Claire Duncan, Unfolding Patience, Shattered Patience, acrylic on handcrafted board
Claire Duncan, Emergent Realization, Emergent Despair, acrylic on handcrafted board
Claire Duncan, Watchful Encounter, Ominous Alarm, acrylic on handcrafted board
Claire Duncan, Emergent Spirit, acrylic on handcrafted board

The 100 Heads Challenge:
A Portrait Series by Jay Gordon

January 12–February 23, 2024
Reception: Friday, January 19, 5–8pm

Local artist Jay Gordon shares selections from an impressive series of portrait inspired by the online phenomenon known as the 100 Heads Challenge which pushes artists to create 100 portraits. The challenge motivated her and helped her connect with other artists. Come see the results!

Jay Gordon, Portrait #47, oil
Jay Gordon, Portrait #59, oil
Jay Gordon, Portrait #16, oil
Jay Gordon, Portrait #6, oil

The 100 Heads Challenge:
A Portrait Series by Jay Gordon

January 12–February 23, 2024
Reception: Friday, January 19, 5–8pm

Local artist Jay Gordon shares selections from an impressive series of portrait inspired by the online phenomenon known as the 100 Heads Challenge which pushes artists to create 100 portraits. The challenge motivated her and helped her connect with other artists. Come see the results!

Jay Gordon, Portrait #47, oil
Jay Gordon, Portrait #59, oil
Jay Gordon, Portrait #16, oil
Jay Gordon, Portrait #6, oil

The 100 Heads Challenge:
A Portrait Series by Jay Gordon

January 12–February 23, 2024
Reception: Friday, January 19, 5–8pm

Local artist Jay Gordon shares selections from an impressive series of portrait inspired by the online phenomenon known as the 100 Heads Challenge which pushes artists to create 100 portraits. The challenge motivated her and helped her connect with other artists. Come see the results!

Jay Gordon, Portrait #47, oil
Jay Gordon, Portrait #59, oil
Jay Gordon, Portrait #16, oil
Jay Gordon, Portrait #6, oil