Prints and paintings by American Indian artist Pamela Queen will be featured at a new location on Medford's monthly art walk. The exhibit, "Everyone Has a Journey," will be presented at RedRock Barra, 17 W. Fourth St., from 4 to 7 p.m., with a reception for the artist to follow.
Queen grew up in Southern Oregon and is a graduate of Eagle Point High School. After serving in the U.S. Air Force and working in law enforcement, she earned a bachelor's in art with an emphasis in graphics and Web design from Southern Oregon University.
Queen's art captures stories holding old and new themes with native designs. She works in ceramics, sculpture, oil, watercolor, pastels, charcoal and other media. She is president of Arrow Graphics & Web Design.
See lunawind.org for more about the artist. Call 773-6840 to reach RedRock Barra.
Here's a list of things to see during the Third Friday art walk.
Two exhibits, "A Walk with Ansel Adams" by Ruth Hickok Schubert and "Women of History and Art," paintings by gallery artists, will be showcased at Art du Jour Gallery, 320 Middleford Alley.
The first exhibit depicts scenes in watercolor, acrylic and gouache from photographs taken by Schubert during a photography class in 1974 with Adams. The second exhibit features paintings in the styles of Georgia O'Keefe, Mary Cassatt and others, along with biographies and quotes by the famous artists.
Art du Jour is a cooperative of regional artists that includes Betty Bangs, Millie Clarke, Jennifer Eufusia, Margo Garnett, Edna Hanscom, Ruth Heath, Judy Hubler, Yvonne Kitchen, Ginny Matheson, Margery Mercer, Lori Paxton, Carol Eaton-Preston, Ruth Hickok Schubert, Carol Stavick, Dick Woods and Shari O'Neal Young.
A reception for the artists will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., and refreshments will be served. See artdujourgallery.com or call 770-3190.
Teens from the Rogue Gallery & Art Center's 2009 Artist Teen Mentoring Project will show their work at the gallery, 40 S. Bartlett St.
The students and their professional artist mentors include Jose Rivera and Megan Davis with Nick Clark; Morgan Williams and Emily Duffie with Keith Gabor; Lauren Angel and Kassidy Hall with Nancy Jo Mullen; Stephanie Symonds, Stephanie Taylor and Cecilia Kerwin with Silvia Trujillo; Tayah Scott, Rebecca Morrison, Catie Prechtel and Sunny Lithman with Mary Wilkins Kelly; and James Daviscourt and Courtney Horton with Sarah Burns.
The student projects include works in wood, glass, printmaking, mural painting, photography and oils and illustration, respectively. A reception for the teen artists will be held from 5 to 8 p.m.
Also, pastel paintings by Phoenix artist Ilene Geinger-Stanfield will be displayed through April 4 in the main gallery.
See roguegallery.org or call 772-8118.
- Gemstone and silver jewelry by Robert and Carol Sharp, photography by J.W. Hall, handblown glass from The Glass Forge, fused glass by Andy Tillinghast, nature photography by Nancy Fox, handmade pillows and purses by Kandy Smith and digital montage by Robert W. Sharp will be at Medford Interiors, 323 E. Main St. Call 772-2503.
- Abstract expressionistic paintings by Miles Frode and Jimmy Brown will be at Grilla Bites, 226 E. Main St. Call 245-9802.
- Works by 10 artists will be at Yesterday's Blossoms, 275 Theater Alley. There will be paintings in oil, acrylic and watercolor by Isabelle Alzado; mixed media by Shayla Smith; oil paintings by Barbara Harvey; acrylic paintings by Thomas A. Bayne and Larry Safley; fine art prints by Rick Hazen; faerie house assemblages by Beth Powell; and works in graphite and wood burning by Don Schmidt. Crater Lake Cellars will offer tastes of its varietal wines. Call 772-3484.
- Multicultural art and drums by John and Jeanne Fry of Conscious Art Studios will be on the sidewalk in front of Norris Shoes, 221 E. Main St. Call 772-2123.
- Paintings in acrylic with Old World themes by Paul Bunch and pastels by Linda Evans will be at Facets Jewelry Studio, 301 E. Main St. Call 734-0930.
- Watercolor and acrylic paintings and photography by Stephanie and Micah Slood and hand-painted furniture by Adrienne Bailin will be at Molly Reed, 237 E. Main St. Call 770-7103.
- Scherenschnitte, or the German art of paper-cutting, by Mirjan Schnorr will be at Lawrence's Jewelers, 232 E. Main St.
- Photography by Ken Deal will be at Corks Wine Bar and Bottle Shop, 235 Theater Alley. Call 245-1616.
- Regional artists Tony Antonides, Len Peterson, Lauren Borg, Nancy Block, Diane Robins and Ann Wechlo will display watercolor, oil and pastel paintings, prints and silver jewelry in the studio at Central Art Supply, 101 N. Central Ave. Call 773-1444.
- Jewelry by Melanie Cook and Lori Lantz of Cosmic Poppy Designs will be at Lotus, 10 N. Central Ave. Call 858-8177.
- Oil paintings by Jeff Gogue and mixed-media by Billie Ruth Hopkins Furuichi will be at Gervais Day Spa and Salon, 111 N. Central Ave. Call 779-7100.
- Handcrafted jewelry by Gabriella Vigh will be at Schroeder's Furniture, 220 E. Main St. Call 779-9991.
- Artwork from Studio Sfumato will be at Rapid Refill Ink, 218 E. Main St. Call 776-5015.
- Rick Fjellman and Miles Frode will recite poetry at Suzanne's, 30 N. Central Ave., Call 618-9182.
Other downtown businesses that support the art walk include Downtown Grounds Coffee Bar, 38 N. Central Ave.; Hot Pots, 217 E. Main St.; Dance Arts Center — home of the Medford Civic Ballet, 9 Hawthorne St.; Shenanigans on Main, 410 E. Main St.; Oh's Osaka, 35 N. Central Ave.; and 38 Central Restaurant and Wine Bar, 38 N. Central Ave.
Theater Alley's resident fire eaters and jugglers will be on hand outside Yesterday's Blossoms. Maps highlighting the participating venues are available at any of the stops along the art walk. Parking in downtown Medford and in the parking structure on Sixth Street is free after 5 p.m. weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday.
Artists working in all media are invited to participate in the Third Friday art walks. See thirdfridayartwalk.org or call 890-4940 for details.