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Ashland Gallery Association September Featured Exhibits

Ashland Gallery Association
Ashland Community Hospital

Elaine Frenett, watercolor painting

 

First Friday Art Walk

September 2nd 5:00-8:00 PM

280 Maple Street, (541) 201-4015

 

Promoting the integration of the Arts and Healthcare, Ashland Community Hospital, in conjunction with the Ashland Artisan Gallery and Art Center, is a member of the First Friday Art Walk. Our gallery is open Monday through Friday, 6AM to 6PM and is currently featuring nine artists from the Ashland Art Center.

 

Please join us on September 2nd for First Friday Art Walk from 5pm to 8pm. This quarter we are hosting artists Roberta Reagan, Elaine Frenett, Linda Evans, Suzanne Jones, Lewis Anderson, Susy Manley, Sarah Marshank, Liz Ellingson, Thalia Keple and Robbin Pearce. Many of the artists will be on-site to answer questions about their work and artist Elaine Frennett will provide a demonstration.

 

The event will feature wine from Dana Campbell Vineyard, appetizers, strawberry lemonade, and music provided by David and Gabe Young of “Two Young Men.” Author, MJ Daspit, will also be attending promoting her new book, “Rogue Valley Wine,” which was co-authored by Eric Weisinger. We hope you can join us for this artist reception and art walk.

Backroads Studio

Harriet Greene, "Sculpting for Peace," marble

 

Sculpting For Peace

Harriet Greene, Sculptress

Hours: by chance/by appointment/come meet the artists in their natural habitat

161 Fourth Street, (541) 482 – 3672

 

What do Harriet Greene, marble sculptress/printmaker and Martin Goldman, illustrator/photographer have in common? Find out at their working studio, 161 4th St. between B & C Streets on First Friday, September 2nd, 5:00 – 8:00 PM. Meet the artists and enjoy music and refreshments.

 

Harriet Greene:

“I believe the path to peace begins with the individual.” This summer and for a few years to come, I will be carving five blocks of marble with the letters P E A C E on one side and quotes from the world’s greatest advocates of peace on the other. From Gandhi, Tolstoy, Thomas Merton, Archbishop Desmond Tutu to the Dalai Lama, their words are there in stone forever.

 

Martin Goldman:

I have a series of modern day rodeo prints. When I came out with Star Spangled Cowboy a collector of mine said he had the perfect person to give it to. He was friends with Ronald Reagan and asked if I would mind if he presented President Reagan with the print. I said,” If President Reagan has to have art, it might as well be mine.” The White House called to verify the artist whether I was alive or dead. The President sent me a letter on White House stationery, which I hung beside the print. Now everyone wants the print with the letter.

Gathering Glass Studio

 

Gathering Glass Studio, Harvest Pumpkins and Gourds, Blown Glass

Glass Harvest Festival

September 9th-11th

Friday & Saturday, 10-5, Sunday, 11-4.

322 N. Pioneer Street, (541) 488-4738

 

As the fall bounty approaches join Mobility Unlimited at their 2nd annual fundraising event, the Glass Harvest Festival. September 9th-11th the outdoor space at Gathering Glass Studio in Ashland will be filled with endless amounts of vibrant glass pumpkins, gourds and leaves waiting for your harvest. Music provided by Robbie DaCosta Trio. For more information visit: www.glassharvest.com

 

Artists Scott Carlson and Keith Gabor create their works of blown art glass four days a week in Ashland’s Historic Railroad District. Enjoy the live glass blowing studio, shop for the perfect handmade gift in the colorful glass gallery or place a custom order (free consultations). www.gatheringglass.com

JEGA Gallery and Sculpture Garden

 

Opening To New Perspectives, Italian Translucent Alabaster by J. Ellen Austin

Be Inspired To Live With Art!

625 A Street, (541) 488-2474

 

The JEGA Gallery & Sculpture Garden is showcasing intriguing stone and mixed media sculptures by J. Ellen Austin. Featured artists include: Jason Bueter, metalwork and photography; Dawn Ferrari: stone sculptures; Tej Steiner: ceramic sculptures; Javier Barajas Villanueva, of Guanajuato, Mexico: colorful acrylic paintings.

 

September’s exhibit is a unique display of original contemporary art, environmental garden sculptures, photography, and vintage prints. Whether or not you are looking to add to or start your own art collection, come to the JEGA Gallery and Be Inspired to Live with Art!

 

The JEGA Gallery & Sculpture Garden is located in the JEGA Art-plex along with Studio AB and The Yellow Cupboard on the corner of 5th & A Street, nestled in Ashland’s Historic RR District.

 

JEGA Hours: Tue-Sat at 11-4pm & by appointment. Open 1st during Friday Art Walks until 8:00 p.m. Please contact us for more information: [email protected] or telephone (541) 488-2474.

Click here to download the Ashland Gallery Association’s First Friday ArtWalk map of participating galleries

Learn more about the Ashland Gallery Association by visiting the links or making contact with the information in their listing at the Southern Oregon Artists Resource.

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