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EVENTS

EXCITING NEWS!  

We are NOW OPEN 5 DAYS A WEEK!  Thursday thru Monday from 11-4 daily.

(Closed Tuesday & Wednesday)

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September

Scenic Divide at AODC Gallery

 

Visit Art On the Divide Cooperative Gallery (AODC) this September and view the resident artists’ renditions of “Scenic Divide” on the featured wall.  See if you can identify the various locations or just come in to absorb the beauty of our lovely locale. We are so fortunate to call the Divide our home and want to share the joy with you.  

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Out annual invitational will take place in October - "Colors of Nature" runs from )ctober 5th - 30th

Artists were invited to submit their work for inclusion in this juried show.  We are looking for creative and innovative interpretations.  We encourage both 3D and 2D entries for this show as we have added an award category for 3D. 

 

An opening reception to meet the artists will be held on Friday, October 6th, from 4-7 p.m. 

Save the Date.  

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Submissions were open June 1st through September 10th -

Now Closed

Its 2023 - AODC Celebrates more than a decade on the Divide, your local source for gifts and fine art... We are excited to be in our 12th year on the Divide with a continued celebration of the Arts

AODC gallery currently has twelve local artists.  Artists have joined, left for various reasons, and new ones have replaced the vacancies.  The gallery is 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.

2023 Terry Green Memorial Art Scholarship

 
The Divide Friends of the Arts and Historical Society (DFAHS) representing Art On the Divide Gallery (AODC) is pleased to announce Andee Bradley as the recipient of the $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.

 

A dedicated art student, Andee has participated as a visual arts intensive student at the California State Summer for the Arts. This was a month long course that she has attended the prior two summers.
 

Andee best described her passion when she stated “I still paint like it’s the oxygen I need to breath because maybe it is, and maybe I’d die without oil paint caked in the crevices of my palms and mineral spirits painting my olfactory senses red.”
 

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

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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!

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What's happening at AODC Gallery in 2023

January  -    Meet Mary Adorno, new resident artist, Reception January 8th 1-3
February  -  "Hearts on Fire", artists theme celebrating Valentines Day
March  -    Wild Expressions is the March Theme

                   Rose Prunning Workshop March 18th at 11am                  
April -      "April Blooms"  is the months theme. 

                  April 21st, 4pm-6:30pm -  A "Paint & Sip"  painting workshop will be led by resident artist Christine Springer.
May -       "Horseplay" featuring guest artist, Anastasia Burke

                  TBA -  another "Rock Painting" workshop will be led by                                resident artist CJ Nelson.                      
June -     4th  annual Anniversary, Garden Party. 

                Outdoor artist displays will be a new added feature.

                Submissions accepted for 10th Annual Invitational Art Show
July -     "Hot off the Press"  - Resident artists will display

                  Submissions accepted for 10th Annual Invitational Art Show
August  - "ARS-Natura" featuring guest artist Doreen Irby

                  Submissions accepted for 10th Annual Invitational Art Show    
September  - 
"Summer's End" will be this months feature wall theme 
October  -       
10th Annual Invitational Art Show - The Colors of Nature
November -   "Feast Your Eyes"  is our feature wall theme for November
December -    Music, Munchies and Marvelous Art,  December. 2nd
                        Holiday gifts for everyone on your list

 

* Dates, themes, guest artists are all subject to change.  Updates will be posted as changes occur.
                    

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