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News from the Rogue River Artists Association

New Exhibit at Diana’s Café Features Photographer Karen Salyer

The rustic brick wall of Diana’s Café on Main Street in downtown Rockford has a new exhibit featuring local photographer Karen Salyer, the owner of Karen J Photography in Belmont. Salyer’s photography encompasses many realms – high school seniors, families, pets and nature. She has also been the … [Read more...]

It’s Renewal Time for Rogue River Artists!

The Rogue River Artists Association (RRAA) would like to remind folks Membership Renewals are due and payable for 2014. Individual membership is $25.00 Family membership is $40.00 Membership forms are found on the RRAA web site at: www.rogueriverartists.org Payment may be made online; … [Read more...]

Photographer Bill Brouwer Featured in New Exhibit at Diana’s Café

A new exhibit featuring local photographer Bill Brouwer is now on display on the beautiful brick wall of Diana’s Café on Main Street downtown Rockford. Brouwer has been a Rockford resident for the past 10 years and before that lived in the Grand Rapids area all his life. Brouwer began learning … [Read more...]

Rogue River Artists Team Up with New Kayla Rae Cellars Winery for Holiday Show

Kayla Rae Cellars opened November 2, 2013, just in time for the holidays in downtown Rockford, and the new winery is teaming up with the Rogue River Artists Association to present a brand new Holiday Show. The Opening Reception for “Light Up Your Holidays with Kayla Rae Cellars and the Rogue … [Read more...]

First Friday Art Walk November Exhibits

Over 30 artists are now registered to exhibit in venues all over downtown Rockford in the First Friday Art Walk event with several new artists signing up every week, according to Linda Humbert, Chair of the Rockford Area Arts Commission sponsored event. “November was an especially busy set up,” … [Read more...]

Local Photographer Tom Scott Exhibits at Diana’s Cafe

Photographer Tom Scott says, “I have lived in the West Michigan area all of my life, but my heart and soul has become a part of Rockford.” An exhibit of his photographs is now on display at Diana’s Café at 9 N. Main Street, downtown Rockford, and will run through October 14, 2013. Tom Scott says … [Read more...]

RRAA Artists at 2013 ArtPrize

Here are a few of the Rogue River Artists Association members who have entries in ArtPrize this year: Linda Bassford - "Cooper" at First Community Bank Shirley Dean - "Misty Morning" at First Community Bank Mary Myszka - "Fluxus" at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel Brad Nielsen - "Devotion" at … [Read more...]

Call for Artists for “Freshly Framed!”

Art Reception on Saturday Oct. 5, 2013 - during the Rockford Harvest Festival This new event is in partnership with Thought Design, will feature plein air artists creating new original works starting at 9am in downtown Rockford. At 2pm all artists report in to the Thought Design venue to frame, … [Read more...]

Works by Ruth Koster at Diana’s Cafe

Rogue River Artists' Association Member Ruth Koster is currently being displayed at Diana's Cafe at 9 N. Main Street, Rockford. The exhibit will run from August 19 to September 16, 2013. Ruth Koster is a local artist specializing in acrylic and watercolor paintings in a wide range of styles … [Read more...]

“A Pilgrimage to Israel” by Brad Nielsen Exhibit at Diana’s Cafe.

The wall in Diana’s Café downtown Rockford has a new exhibit, “A Pilgrimage to Israel”, photographs by Dennis Bradford Nielsen. These images were taken on a trip to Israel which initiated Nielsen’s interest in photography. Nielsen was a 2012, 2011 and 2010 Artprize artist and will also be in 2013 … [Read more...]