By Kyle Bailey
News Radio 1240 KQEN
January 15, 2016 4:00 a.m.
Starting Friday night, seven new exhibits open at the Umpqua Valley Arts Center.
In the Hallie Ford Gallery, “Sediments, Sequences, and SolitudeÓ will be featured. Deborah Ford, Executive Director of Playa Residency is partnering with UVAA for this exhibit. It explores the notion of place as it relates to the high desert in south centeral Oregon.
In the Student Gallery, work of students from Casa de Belen and Creekside and River Rock Schools is featured.
Gallery II has the work of artist Gary Buhler on display. Much of his work has beenÊ inspired by the beauty of Oregon and Arizona.
The painting of Gena Tharp is featured in the entryway space.
The Alcove has art from Marie Rasmussen and Robert Smith in an exhibit titled ÒFor the Love of ClayÓ.
In the Corridor Gallery three young emerging artists will have their work on display. They are Brittany Chavez, Sarah Fagan and Daniel Granias.
In the Red Gallery, Paulette Landers and Roberta Rousos will have work featured in a two person show.
A reception for the new show will begin Friday night at 5:00 p.m. at the Umpqua Valley Arts Association on West Harvard in Roseburg.