Southern Oregon Art Festivals and Events

Visit the Art in Bloom website!

Art in Bloom Festival

  • www.art-in-bloom.com
  • Cindy Bedingfield
  • Phone: 541.941.1620
  • Medford

Join us for a Mother’s Day Weekend celebration of fine art, seasonal flowers, wine and food tasting, and refreshments in Old Town Medford. Named “Best Art, Cultural or Heritage Event in Oregon” in 2004 & 2006 by the Oregon Festivals and Events Association, the Art in Bloom Festival attracts northwest artists and art enthusiasts alike. Free to the public.
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

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.
Visit the Masterpiece Christian Fine Art Foundation website!

Masterpiece Christian Artists Conference

  • Jeanne Randall, President
  • www.mcfineartsfoundation.com
  • Location: Box R Ranch, 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. Registration begins January 15th; conference takes place May 30- June 2, 2012.
Visit McKenzie Orchard Bed & Breakfast's Workshop page for more information!

McKenzie Orchards Bed & Breakfast


  • Karen Reid
  • Click for Detailed Workshop Info
  • Phone: 541.515.8153
  • Location: 34694 McKenzie View Dr.
  • Springfield, OR 97478
We have a beautiful property on the McKenzie River near Springfield, Oregon and operate a 5-guest-room bed and breakfast inn. We're hosting 2 workshops instructed by superb watercolorist Carole Hillsbery of Florence, Oregon. May 16-17, 2013: Landscapes; May 18-19, 2013: Watercolor on Canvas. Please call innkeeper Karen Reid at 541-515-8153 to reserve a space in the workshop.
Visit the Ashland Gallery Association website!

A Taste of Ashland

  • www.atasteofashland.com
  • Phone: 541.488.8430

The Ashland Gallery Association presents A Taste of Ashland. For over 20 years A Taste of Ashland has offered a weekend of pairing excellent local restaurants and great regional wineries and other beverages to sample as you stroll to 17 unique galleries enjoying impressive displays of artwork all in the heart of Ashland. A Taste of Ashland: 17 galleries, 17 restaurants, 17 wineries, one delicious art experience!
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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!