Portland artist and musician, Tony Furtado’s ceramic sculptures will be featured in the gallery this month. He will be performing as a part of St. Claire Productions music series at The Ashland Unitarian Fellowship on Dec. 6th. Tony’s sculptures of wild hares and chains play with preconceived ideas of the nature of character and material. Unique gifts can be found in the Gallery Artists Gift Show. Join us for the Artists’ Reception, held during Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk on December 6th, 5 ~ 8 p.m. Enjoy the crisp autumn evening with other art lovers and meet the artists. Wine and light refreshments will be served along with the music of Jef Ramsey.
“For years I’ve been touring and recording as a banjo/slide guitarist-singer/songwriter. I’ve recorded 16 of my own albums. I write and play Americana, Roots, Indie-folk music. Banjo and slide guitar are my instruments of choice.
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We are proud to represent such a high level of craftsmanship with the four glass artists that will be featured in this year’s Group Glass Show. Evie Ault, Steven Cornett, Patti Wessman and Terry Cooper Sullivan skillfully take the craft of glass in unique directions and forms using both hand blowing and fusing techniques.
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We are happy to bring an eclectic group of nine skilled mosaic artists to the gallery this month for our Third Annual Mosaic Invitational. Each of these artists skillfully takes the craft of mosaic in a unique direction and form, from furniture to wall hanging to outdoor sculptural works. Join us for the Artists’ Reception, held during Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk on October 4th from 5~8 p.m. Enjoy a late summer evening stroll with other art lovers and meet the artists. Wine and light refreshments will be served along with the music of Jef Ramsey.
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Come out for the AGA First Friday Art Walk, September 6th, from 5 to 8 pm! Stroll the galleries in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Pick up a Gallery Tour Map at any member gallery or the Ashland Chamber of Commerce. Enjoy this free community event filled with spectacular artwork, live music, refreshments and conversation with other art enthusiasts! Most exhibits run throughout the month of September. Visit our website for more information about all of the exhibits: ashlandgalleries.com
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Henri Frederic Amiel said, “Any landscape is a condition of the spirit.” Our three featured painters this month each have a unique vision and approach to the landscape and in that vision, a unique spirit. French artist, Eliane Penalver Jallon’s large acrylic paintings journal her travels through the “wild and savage America”. Local artist, Cheryl Williams’ brilliant and saturated paintings focus on the nature of light with an abstract sensibility and Sylvia Verange’s pastel landscapes respond to the vibrant richness of nature with a classical approach to landscape painting. Join us for the Artists’ Reception, held during Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk on September 6th from 5~8 p.m. Enjoy a late summer evening stroll with other art lovers and meet the artists. Wine and light refreshments will be served along with the music of Justin Gordon.
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Eight artists will be participating in our Ninth Annual Sculpture Invitational. Working across many mediums, each of these artists are strong craftsmen with unique visions. Join us for the Artists’ Reception, held during Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk on Aug. 2nd from 5~8 p.m. Enjoy a warm summer evening stroll with other art lovers and meet the artists. Wine and light refreshments will be served along with the music of David Elan Kelley.
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Come out for July First Friday and enjoy the festivities! Friday, July 5th from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Ashland Art Center
“Art is a Verb” Paintings by Nancy Ashmead
“Art is a Verb” Paintings and Mixed Media by Nancy Ashmead
Art is an expression and a special kind of journey for Nancy Ashmead. Her art usually starts with an idea and an impulse that builds in power like a wave as she works on a piece. Like surfing, everything joins together and she is able to ride the wave all the way to shore. But, unlike a surfer, she has a tangible record of the experience when standing on the warm sand after it’s over. Join Nancy upstairs in her studio for her show “Art is a Verb”.
As always visitors will find galleries, open studios, art, and artists on all three floors of the Art Center. There will
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TERRY SAUVÉ Scenic Journey Around Ashland – original oil paintings SUE SPRINGER Shoulder, Hip & Knee – ceramic sculptures First Friday Artist Reception Friday July 5th 5~8 p.m.
July’s featured artists are Terry Sauvé and Sue Springer. In “Shoulder, Hip & Knee” Sue Springer reveals new whimsical and dynamic ceramic figures along with elegant figurative vessels. Terry Sauvé’s light-filled and atmospheric oil landscapes capture what we know of the sun drenched hills and valleys of Southern Oregon. Join us for the Artists’ Reception, held during Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk on July 5th from 5~8 p.m. Enjoy a warm summer evening stroll with other art lovers and meet the artists. Wine and light refreshments will be served along with the music of Lincoln Zeve.
Lavender Sunset, by Terry Sauvé
Terry Sauvé was born in Chicago in 1967. She has been painting in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1996
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June’s featured artists are Penelope Dews and Jerry Shanafelt ~ meet them at the gallery during Ashland First Friday ArtWalk. Join us for A Special Evening of Poetry in the Neighborhood on June 13th from 7-8:30 pm with poets David Meltzer and Julie Rogers.
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For our March exhibit, Drawing Beauty, we will feature the works of three painters, each with an expressly different vision of beauty: Shan Lollis, Kiri Bolles and Kendra Farber. Gallery artist Shan Lollis uses bold color and a gestural quality to her paintings that portray a certain “joie de vivre” to the objects, people and scenes she paints. Ashland High School students and budding artists, Kiri Bolles and Kendra Farber will be featured in our gallery as part of the Ashland Gallery Association Student Art Show.
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