Local artists hold show this Saturday

Visitors are invited to view a wide variety of local art Saturday, May 1. This is the second year the Rogue River Artists Association (RRAA) will hold its spring Sale/Show at The Rockford United Methodist Church, 159 Maple St. Rockford. The hours of the show are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Saturday May 1.

The artist group has 25 member artists, whose works include; artwork in acrylic, oils, pastels, pencil, charcoal and watercolor. They have two wood carvers, handmade original design jewelry, original design handmade purses, photography, and cement bird baths.

RRAA is a jurried member group, under the auspices of the Rockford Area Arts Commission.

RRAA also participate in Start of Summer activities, with tents and working artists outside of Herman’s Boy on the Saturday during Start of Summer. They hold a Garden Art Sale/Show on the second Saturday of July at the home of member Shirley Dean on Summit Avenue in Rockford. Other activities include participation in Art In The Park, Saturdays of Harvest Festival again at Herman’s Boy and a Fall Sale on the first Saturday of November at the Rockford United Methodist Church.

RRAA holds monthly meeting on the second Tuesday of the month at the Rockford D&W, upstairs in the community room, meetings start at 6:30 p.m. All interested artists are welcome to visit any meeting or the show.

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