Rogue Gallery Art Center





Are you an artist/educator who is interested in teaching at our facility? Please contact us at for more information or submit a form for ADULT CLASSES or YOUTH CLASSES.

Fall Class Instructors


Jenny Calaba works with sculpture and installation, combining ceramic and glass to create fantastical entities. She has taught youth at the Rogue Gallery for over six years. She has exhibited her work in Oregon and Southern California.

Samar Dawisha was born in Basra, Iraq and lived in Baghdad as a child. As a painter, printmaker, and sculptor Dawisha has taught art at middle & high schools in the Rogue Valley, SOU Youth programs, The Schneider Museum of Art and The Rogue Gallery in Medford. She has also exhibited her work nationwide including group shows at local galleries in Ashland, Oregon and Detroit, Michigan.

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Sheri Dinardi lives in Jacksonville, Oregon, a small rural town surrounded by farms and distant mountains; a constant source of inspiration from the surrounding beauty. She began studying oil portrait painting with Richard McKinley and later attended workshops with Frank Covino, studying Old Master techniques. Later she continued her education through workshops with Dan Gerhartz, Michael Malm, JoAnn Peralta, and many others.

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Ilene Gienger-Stanfield’s unfettered compositions of people, places and things are powerful in design, accuracy, and thick passages of unique color. Gienger-Stanfield’s studio is in the hills of Southern Oregon where she holds weekly figurative session and teaches private lessons. She has taught workshops nationwide and has signature status with American Impressionist Society, Pastel Society of America, Northwest Pastel Society and master signature status with Women Artists of the West.

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Amy Godard creates charming, unique artwork using surprising and diverse materials. She is a member of the Lithia Artisans Market and the Ashland Art Center print studio. Amy formerly owned the MAda Shell gallery in Ashland.

Pravina McClure is an artist and art teacher trained by the Russian Master, Semyon Bilmes. She’s taught art to all grades and abilities, including college. Ms McClure describes her teaching style as creative classical with a touch of whimsy. Foundations and fantasy, side by side.

Walt Padget earned his BFA and MFA from Florida State University. He has taught art throughout his career. He was one of the original staff members of Southern Oregon, Rogue Community College, where he taught for over 30 years and served as the Art Department Chairman for twelve. During a sabbatical in 1983/84 he traveled to Janpan where he studied Japanese woodblock printmaking. Mr. Padgett has received many awards for his works in painting, sculpture and printmaking, including the Takanabe Town Mayor’s Prize for a woodblock print exhibited at the Takanabe Museum (Kyushu, Japan).

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David Terry has been a full-time professional portrait artist since 2003. During that time he taught students of all ages and experience levels and hosted life drawing sessions. His work hangs in numerous private and public collections, and has received awards, most notably from the Portrait Society of America, and the Salmagundi Club of New York.

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