We are NOW OPEN 5 DAYS A WEEK! Thursday thru Monday from 11-4 daily.
(Closed Tuesday & Wednesday)
MARCH FEATURE WALL....
“CREATIVE FUSION” features student art at AODC Gallery
AODC Gallery is pleased to welcome students from the GSJSHS Art Program that will be showing their art during the month March. Please join the students and their instructor, Mrs. Erica Phillips, for a reception at the gallery on March 9th from 2-4.
The Golden Sierra JS High School show entitled “Creative Fusion" is a collaboration of 2d AND 3d art chosen by GSJSHS art instructor Mrs. Erica Phillips. The art mediums range from drawings to paintings in various mediums and extending into ceramics. The students have expressed their abilities to evoke emotion from viewers and express their creative individuality through strong compositions of Realism, Anime and Whimsical genres of art.
The GSJSHS Art Program offers a variety of varied level classes and opportunities for all grades 7 thru 12 and all skill levels. Courses developing techniques, skill and knowledge range from 3D courses in Ceramics and free form to 2D courses in Drawing, Painting, and Multi-Mediums. All courses incorporate Art History, Art as Therapy, Color Theory with Elements of Art and Principles of Design, techniques and tools taught by Mrs. Phillips. GSJSHS students have had the opportunity to show their artwork through a growing community, galleries and school art shows, where their achieved art skills have been recognized. It is the mission of our art department to educate and raise awareness of the abilities of our talented art students.
Our local talented young artists will look forward to meeting you on March 9th at the reception being held between 2-4 p.m. “Creative Fusion” will be showing from March 1st-31st.
Art Scholarship Applications Available
“Art on the Divide Cooperative Gallery” and “Divide Friends of the Arts and Historical Society” are happy to announce the “2024 Terry Green Memorial Art Scholarship” applications are now available to our local divide high school seniors looking to advance their college education in the arts.
The Terry Green Memorial Scholarship fund honors Divide Seniors pursuing art in college with one or more $1,000. scholarships each year. These funds are, in part, made up of money generated from the sale of Terry's artwork that was so generously donated by his family. The current featured selection that we have is "Granny's Plate". It is being offered in February at a special price of $85.00. The original price was $145. All proceeds from the sale of Terry's art glass pieces will go to the scholarship fund.
COMING IN MARCH....
Free Rose Prunning Workshop -
Moved to Monday March 11th
Come join us at the "Two Sisters" Historic Rose Garden behind the Gallery where Stan Marciel of Garden Valley Roses will once again lead us as we learn more about the pruning and care of ornamental roses. Pruning activites start at 10am on Monday March 11th. Participants are welcome to take cuttings home for propigation in their home gardens.
AODC Celebrates more than a decade on the Divide, your local source for gifts and fine art...
We are excited that we will be able to celebrate our 14th Anniversary on the Divide this June with a continued celebration of the Arts
AODC gallery currently has twelve local artists. As time has progressed our roster of active artists has changed as artists have joined or leave for various reasons. The one constant thing is the collavorative spirit in which we operate to help the arts thrive on The Divide. The gallery is always open to artists that provide something new and different. If you, or someone you know is looking to join the gallery , the application and information regarding membership is available here...
AODC artists continue to "refresh" the gallery monthly with new art. Providing the community with workshops to teach various art techniques and receptions to showcase the art are typical of our monthly offerings. We welcome feedback from the community to help us plan workshops. What would you like to learn? Past workshops have included jewelry, stained glass, mask making, collage and rose-pruning.Directly behind the gallery is a historic rose garden that is maintained by the artists. We have been fortunate to have the Divide Garden Club help with rose-pruning, and hope to continue with that collaboration. They have also been generous in awarding the gallery many years of grants to help with this maintenance.AODC gallery is pleased to provide a space for local student art, under the leadership of Susan Sasano, a local volunteer. She reaches out to our local schools and will switch out the artwork regularly.
Terry Green Memorial Art Scholarship
2024 Applications now available
The Divide Friends of the Arts and Historical Society (DFAHS) representing Art On the Divide Gallery (AODC) is pleased to announcethat we are now accepting applications from Divide Seniors for College Art Scholarships. Please encourage those eligible in our community to apply. AODC/DFAHS will be offering multiple scholarships up to $1,000. See the details below.
2024 Scholarship Application
Deadline April 1st, 2024
Andee Bradley was the recipient of a $1,000 Terry Green Memorial ART Scholarship for the year of 2023.
A committee from AODC Gallery unanimously selected Andee for her outstanding work and continuing interest in the arts as she plans to attend the University of Oregon where she was also awarded a scholarship. Victor Larson, resident AODC artist and committee member presented Andee with her award at Golden Sierra’s Awards night. She will major in Studio Arts with a focus on oil painting and print making.
We all wish Andee the best as she continues her studies at University of Oregon. Congratulations.The Divide Friends of the Arts and Art On the Divide Cooperative Gallery are continuing the tradition of offering a scholarship to Divide graduating seniors that plan to continue their arts education at the college or university level
Funds for the ART scholarships are made available through membership to DFAHS and other generous contributions. New and continuing memberships for 2023 will benefit students this year.
With increased participation, more scholarship dollars will be made available in the future. For information on DFAHS Membership and AODC Gallery, please use the donation button below. Thank you for supporting our students and the arts.
More information on membership is available by clidking the link below. Your $20.00 membership and any additional donation will directly benefit the ART Scholarship fund. Thank you!
What's happening in 2024...
January - "Winter Wonerland" - feature wall theme
Meet Doreen Irby... new resident artist.
February - "Heartland" - feature wall theme
March - Golden Sierra JS High School show... “Creative Fusion"
April - Nancy Quiaoit - Featured Guest Artist
May - Lisa Goodner - Featured Guest Artist
June - 14th Annual Garden Party
July - "Americana" - feature wall theme
August - "The Divide and Beyond" - feature wall theme
September - "Summer's End" - feature wall theme
October - 10th Annual Invitational Art Show
November - "Grateful" - feature wall theme
December - Music, Munchies and Marvelous Art, December. 7th
Holiday gifts for everyone on your list