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FireHouse Gallery

Artwork by local, regional, national, and international emerging artists which challenges preconceived ideas and attitudes, is featured in RCC's FireHouse Gallery.  A variety of art educates and inspires viewers from the college and community.  First Friday Art Night receptions are held monthly at the gallery.

The gallery is located at the corner of H and Fourth Streets in the Historic City Hall, Grants Pass, Oregon.  Our hours are Tuesday - Friday, 11:30am to 4:30pm, or tours by appointment.
For more information call (541) 956-7489 or 956-7241 (office) 


Charcoal and ink drawings that use abstract gestural marks to suggest geological, botanical and structural forms, and dream-like rejections of physical law that suggest mysteries of lost or hidden meaning.
Dates: October 28- November 21, 2014
Artist: Braeden Cox
Title: "Presence and Past"
Gallery: FireHouse, Grants Pass
Medium: mixed media
Description: Charcoal and ink drawings that use abstract gestural marks to suggest geological, botanical and structural forms, and dream-like rejections of physical law that suggest mysteries of lost or hidden meaning.

An eclectic collection of artwork created by local artists and crafters. Items include pottery, paintings, glass, sculptures, jewelry, photography and woodturnings.
Dates: November 26-December 11, 2014
Artist: Local Artists and Crafters
Title: Holiday Art Gift Sale
Gallery: FireHouse, Grants Pass
Medium: multi media
Description: An eclectic collection of artwork created by local artists and crafters. Items include pottery, paintings, glass, sculptures, jewelry, photography and woodturnings.

Works from a series of drawings entitled “The Beggars of Venice,” that echoes the tragedy of the homeless, the people who have, in some sense, been residents of the beautiful city of Venice from the very beginning. They serve as a counterpoint to that beauty, and are equally visible to those who see.
Dates: January 6 - 30, 2015
Artist: Ed Smith
Title: "Facilis Descensus Averni"
Gallery: FireHouse, Grants Pass
Medium: ink on paper
Description: Works from a series of drawings entitled “The Beggars of Venice,” that echoes the tragedy of the homeless, the people who have, in some sense, been residents of the beautiful city of Venice from the very beginning. They serve as a counterpoint to that beauty, and are equally visible to those who see.

Baroque style oil paintings that exaggerate a single moment through theatrical lighting and emotions with the intent of presenting the viewer with parallels- marrying the beautiful and the macabre, solidifying the past with present.
Dates: February 3 - 27, 2015
Artist: Metra Mitchell
Title: "Living Histories"
Gallery: FireHouse, Grants Pass
Medium: oil
Description: Baroque style oil paintings that exaggerate a single moment through theatrical lighting and emotions with the intent of presenting the viewer with parallels- marrying the beautiful and the macabre, solidifying the past with present.

A collaborative fluorescent tape and black light installation.
Dates: March 3 - 20, 2015
Artist: Christie Blizard
Title: "Electric City"
Gallery: FireHouse, Grants Pass
Medium: installation
Description: A collaborative fluorescent tape and black light installation.

A multi-media exhibit of work by the art faculty at Rogue Community College.
Dates: March 31 - April 24, 2015
Artist: RCC Art Faculty
Title: "RCC Art Faculty Exhibit"
Gallery: FireHouse, Grants Pass
Medium: multi-media
Description: A multi-media exhibit of work by the art faculty at Rogue Community College.

Mixed media architectural landscape paintings that explore urban and suburban communities, showing a sense of flux, growth and renewal.
Dates: April 28 - May 29, 2015
Artist: Elizabeth Gahan
Title: "Ebb & Flow"
Gallery: FireHouse, Grants Pass
Medium: mixed media
Description: Mixed media architectural landscape paintings that explore urban and suburban communities, showing a sense of flux, growth and renewal.

Prints, books and paper-cuts that explore memory, place and layers of time.
Dates: June 2 - 26, 2015
Artist: Monika Meler
Title: "Fragile Structures"
Gallery: FireHouse, Grants Pass
Medium: mixed media
Description: Prints, books and paper-cuts that explore memory, place and layers of time.


Dates: July 1 - 30, 2015
Artist: Rey Armenteros
Title: "Memories from a Radio"
Gallery: FireHouse, Grants Pass
Medium: acrylic on panel
Description:

An open community art show with adult and youth categories in watercolor, painting, mixed media, photography, ceramics, sculpture and drawing.
Dates: August 7 - 27, 2015
Artist: Community Artists
Title: "Southern Oregon Art Show"
Gallery: FireHouse, Grants Pass
Medium: multi-media
Description: An open community art show with adult and youth categories in watercolor, painting, mixed media, photography, ceramics, sculpture and drawing.


Dates: September 2 - 25, 2015
Artist: Susan Rochester
Title: "Trespasses"
Gallery: FireHouse, Grants Pass
Medium: archival pigment prints
Description:


Dates: September 29 - October 23, 2015
Artist: James B. Thompson
Title: "Schemata: Rural Life and Leisure Pursuits"
Gallery: FireHouse, Grants Pass
Medium: mixed media
Description:


Dates: October 27 - November 20, 2015
Artist: Mariah Boyle
Title: "Pieces Series"
Gallery: FireHouse, Grants Pass
Medium: mixed media on paper
Description:

An eclectic collection of artwork created by local artists and crafters. Items include pottery, paintings, glass, sculpture, jewelry, photography and woodturnings.
Dates: November 24 - December 10, 2015
Artist: Local Artists
Title: "Holiday Art Sale"
Gallery: FireHouse, Grants Pass
Medium: multi-media
Description: An eclectic collection of artwork created by local artists and crafters. Items include pottery, paintings, glass, sculpture, jewelry, photography and woodturnings.