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AAC Development Director Job Annoucement

The Ashland Art Center in beautiful Ashland, OR is a vital resource for art experience and education in Ashland, Oregon. We offer economic and social support to the visual arts community and provide an arena for visual artists and the larger community to come together, interact and engage in the creative process. We are a […]

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Ashland Gallery Association May Exhibits

The Lovers, oil painting by Rebecca Gabriel

Come out and celebrate Ashland’s Visual Arts during the AGA First Friday Art Walk, May 1st, from 5 to 8 pm! Stroll the Ashland Gallery Association May Exhibits in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Enjoy this year-round free community event, filled with spectacular artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and conversation with other art enthusiasts!

Pick up a Gallery Tour Map at any member gallery, the Ashland Chamber of Commerce, or download HERE. For more information about all of the exhibits visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com

Pick up the new complimentary 2015 Gallery Guide in member galleries now!

Ashland Gallery Association May Spotlight Exhibits

Painting by Wayne Armstrong

Hanson Howard Gallery Focus on the Mood Paintings by Wayne Armstrong and Karen Staal

“I am a great admirer of Vermeer, de la Tour, Hopper and those artists who capture quiet, private moments. Each of these paintings is meant to do the

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Event Announcements from Silk Artist Judy Elliott

Columbine and Hummingbird, hand painted silk by Judy Elliott

Please plan to attend one or more of the following events to view Judy Elliott’s handpainted silk art, handpainted scarves and handmade kimonos.

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Empty Bowls Pizza Party at Ashland Art Center

Empty Bowls Pizza Party at Ashland Art Center on April 8, 2015! Make you bowl to donate to this year's Emty Bowls event in Ashland!

We are grateful for your presence at our< Empty Bowls Pizza Party Wednesday, April 8 at 6 pm Let’s make a difference! Empty Bowls

Twenty-five years ago, an art teacher wanted to organize an event to give artists and art students a way to make a difference in their community. Ceramic bowls were made in his high school art classes and then used as individual serving pieces for a fund-raising meal of soup and bread. Guests chose a bowl to use that day and then to keep as a reminder of all the empty bowls in the world. Since then, the idea has spread throughout the country as a way to support organizations who help feed the hungry. Here in Ashland, the 4th Annual Empty Bowls event will be held on May 8th, with proceeds going to Uncle Foods Diner, Ashland Emergency Food Bank, Food Angels, and Access.

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Ashland Art Center CLASSES, EVENTS & NEWS

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CLASSES, EVENTS & NEWS March -April 2015 FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK APRIL 3 5pm to 8 pm Featured Artists Dean Buchser: Behind the Looking Glass and Tiffany Hokanson at the Printing Studio Music by Frankie Hernandez Free. More info Pottery on the Wheel with Stephanie Friedman

4 consecutive Thursdays beginning Thursday April 9

10:30am-12:30pm $80 6 students max More info

Get your Art On with Jennifer Alexander

Saturday, April 18th 10:30 am to 12 noon $10 drop in. All Ages More info

CERAMICS Ceramics with Garry Price Garry

Tuesdays 5:00 – 7:00 pm $10, plus clay and firing Drop in. Ages 13+ More info Ceramics with Alissa Clark

Wednesdays, 3:00 – 5:00 pm $10, plus clay and firing Drop In. Ages 13+ More info

Ceramics with Lisa Eldredge

Thursdays, 4:00 – 6:00 pm $10 plus clay and firing Drop in More info Ceramic Social

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Ashland Art Center Classes, Events and News

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Ashland Art Center CLASSES, EVENTS & NEWS April and Beyond 2015 FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK APRIL 3 5pm to 8 pm Featured Artists:Dean Buchser: Behind the Looking Glass Tiffany Hokanson at the Printing Studio Music by Frankie Hernandez Free. More info We welcome your donations for our programs

Sewing machines Book and paper arts supplies Sculpting supplies Printing supplies and equipment Linocut tools Screenprinting supplies Painting suplies easels Textiles and weaving Basket making supplies Animation equipment pPhotography equipment/cameras/printers Encaustic materials Contact us at [email protected] 541-601-3501 All donations are tax deductible CERAMICS NEW ~ Pottery on the Wheel with Stephanie Friedman

4 consecutive Thursdays beginning Thursday April 9

10:30am-12:30pm $80 6 students max More info

Ceramics with Garry Price Garry

Tuesdays 5:00 – 7:00 pm $10, plus clay and firing Drop in. Ages 13+ More info Ceramics with Alissa Clark

Wednesdays, 3:00 – 5:00 pm $10,

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Ashland Gallery Association April Exhibits

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Come out and celebrate Ashland’s Visual Arts during the AGA First Friday Art Walk, April 3rd, from 5 to 8 pm! Stroll the galleries in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Enjoy this year-round free community event, filled with spectacular artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and conversation with other art enthusiasts!

Download the Gallery Tour Map here:

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. For more information about all of the exhibits visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com

Pick up the new complimentary 2015 Gallery Guide in member galleries now! Ashland Gallery Association Spotlight Exhibits April 2015 A Taste of Ashland 17 Galleries + Wine + Food = One delicious art experience!

Saturday and Sunday, April 25th and 26th from noon to 4 p.m.

A Taste of Ashland Poster art by Kevin Christman

Celebrating its twenty-sixth year, the Ashland Gallery Association’s signature fund-raising event is A Taste of Ashland. This annual walking tour

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February 2015 Ashland Gallery Association Featured Exhibits

PORK CHOP AND PEACH, by Sarah F Burns

Come out and celebrate Ashland’s Visual Arts during the AGA First Friday Art Walk, February 6th, from 5 to 8 pm! Stroll the galleries in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Enjoy this year-round free community event, filled with spectacular artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and conversation with other art enthusiasts!

Pick up a Gallery Tour Map at any member gallery, the Ashland Chamber of Commerce, or download off of our website. For more information about all of the exhibits visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com

Watch for the new 2015 Gallery Guide due to arrive by March First Friday!

PORK CHOP AND PEACH, by Sarah F Burns

AGA Spotlight Galleries February 2015 Smithfields Restaurant February First Friday Art Walk After Party Featuring paintings by Sarah F. Burns

Come join us for the February First Friday Art Walk after-party! Smithfields will have food and drink specials from 8 – 10 pm.

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JEGA Gallery Call For Artists

JEGA Gallery - J. Ellen Austin with Sculpture

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE JEGA GALLERY AND SCULPTURE GARDEN! CALL FOR ARTIST ENTRIES JEGA’s 21st Annual “WOMEN WITH ATTITUDE! …and Men Who LOVE Women With Attitude” Art Exhibit at the JEGA Gallery & Sculpture Garden in Ashland’s historic Railroad District.

This year’s art event opens March 6th 2015 during Women’s 2015 History Month and runs through April and the Ashland Gallery Association’s A Taste Of Ashland weekend.

Acceptable artwork includes: paintings, sculptures, multimedia, photography, live performances and poetry reading, and…? Each artist may submit up to two entries with the application form no later than February 13, 2015 for March Exhibit and/or March 13, 2015 for April Exhibit. There is a $10 submission fee per entry which will be waived for students with proper i.d.

Applications are available at the JEGA Gallery, 625 A street, or call 541-488-2474 or email [email protected]

OR just download the pdf below, print and

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The Artist's Voice, Winter 2015

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Dear Artists and Art Enthusiasts!

Cozy up with all the arts-related articles and news in this season’s The Artist’s Voice, Ashland Art Center‘s quarterly newsletter. We thank all of the Art Center artists and members who contributed to this edition, and an especially big thanks goes to our volunteer Editor, Ingrid Karazincir, who continues to create the newsletter from out-of-state.

And, thank you for reading our newsletter and supporting Ashland Art Center, its artists, and the visual arts in our community.\

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Ashland Art Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to supporting the arts in our community through education, art experience, and artist support for all ages. Visit us today! We are open seven days a week, 10 – 6. You can also check out our classes, workshops, and events on our website, and we have many fun updates from our community of artists on

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