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Photographer Pat Moore at Cafe 116

Pat Moore Artist Reception with fine art photography Nov 5, Dec 3 11 AM - 2PM  Cafe 116, Ashland

Art Classes at the GP Museum of Art- Nov/ Dec 2017

Art Classes!

Elderhood, Wisdom, and Our Inner Knowing

workshop with

Janet L. Stanley, M. A.

Saturday, Nov. 18

1-4 pm

“We are the Crones, the Wise Women whose truths must be given voice, our spiritual journeys embraced and our sage insights welcomed. Come join me as we celebrate elderhood, our collective wisdom and how this inner knowing will help heal Mother Earth and all her inhabitants.”
$20 per person

How to Paint Snow

 with Kristen O’Neill

Saturday, Dec 2

1 – 4 pm

  • All materials provided
  • Create your own painting of a winter scene
  • Learn about color theory (warm & cool colors)
  • Have a fun afternoon!
  • All skill levels are welcome
$30 per person, includes all materials.

 Art Journaling:

Recipe for a

Perfect Holiday

with Karen O’Brien

Saturday, Dec 16

10 am – 1 pm

In this class we will learn how to begin our own art journal* with simple supplies. I will share plenty of ideas and approaches to begin filling your journals. We will create a journal spread in class focusing on the holiday season.
All you need to bring to class is:
  • Blank journal that can handle water media: 90-140 lb paper
  • OR
  • Old book : thin spine, no larger than 9″ x 12″, no shiny, slick or glossy pages
*What is an Art Journal? It’s a place to record your thoughts, memories, and emotions through images, art and words.
Why do it? It is an easy way to use your creativity every day. It can be done with simple tools. It is portable, requiring very little space to do it. It can be used to document life, travels, plan you art, express your feelings, test out new art products and techniques. It can be personal – only for you, or you can share it with others.
$45 per person. Includes some materials. (List on website)
Grants Pass Museum of Art | 229 SW G StGrants Pass, OR 97528

Ashland Gallery Association December Art Exhibits

Celebrate Ashland’s Visual Arts – view Ashland Gallery Association December Art Exhibits during the AGA First Friday Art Walk, December 2nd, from 5 to 8 pm!

Ashland Gallery Association November 2016 Art Exhibits : Ashland Gallery Association aga logoStroll the Ashland Gallery Association December art exhibits in galleries around town and take in all of the visual delights 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 please visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com

Happy Holidays!

Ashland Gallery Association Spotlight Exhibits
December 2016

Photographers’ Gallery (Ashland Art Center)
David Lorenz Winston

Ashland Gallery Association December Art Exhibits : “NYC Joy,” photograph by David Lorenz Winston

“NYC Joy,” photograph by David Lorenz Winston

David Lorenz Winston is an award-winning, internationally recognized photographer based in Talent, Oregon. A selection of his photographs, to include “NYC Joy”, will be on display at The Photographers Gallery at the Ashland Art Center from December 2, 2016

David is particularly known for his images of trees. However, he is equally at home divulging ordinary moments in everyday life, moments that are often missed as we press ahead in our daily routines.  The images David is featuring for the month of December demonstrate his skill at uplifting the ordinary moment in unexpected ways.

Hanson Howard Gallery
GALLERY ARTISTS SALON: Paintings, Prints, Sculpture and Ceramics Featuring Many of Our Gallery Artists

Ashland Gallery Association December Art Exhibits : Hanson Howard Gallery

Hanson Howard Gallery

Keeping in the tradition of giving you an eyeful at the end of the year we will be featuring our gallery artists in salon style.  Join us in showing appreciation to these artists for creating art that enhances our lives with work that draws us in and shares imagination, beauty, quietude, fancy, playfulness, curiosity, and craft.
Hanson Howard Gallery is Ashland’s oldest gallery and a classic showcase for established and emerging contemporary northwest artists.  Working in a variety of media including painting, sculpture, ceramics and fine art prints their art encompasses a diversity of styles ranging from landscape to abstraction.
Our gallery artists include:
Christian Burchard  ::  John & Robin Gumaelius ::  Jon Jay Cruson  ::  Noriko Sugita  ::  Jhenna Quinn Lewis ::  Robert Koch  :: Penelope Dews  ::  Randall David Tipton :: Wataru Sugiyama  :: John Dowling :: Sue Yamins :: Woodward Payne :: Robert De Voe :: Carol Ingram :: Vince Carl :: Claire Duncan :: Julia Janeway :: Bobbie Jansen :: Denise Kester :: Cathy Valentine :: Peter Van Fleet :: Aggie Zed :: Laurel Bustamante  ::  Pamela Kroll :: Baba Wagué Diakité :: Bobbie Jansen :: Denise Kester :: Gabriel Mark Lipper :: Sara Swink

Ashland Art Center
Three Dimensional Printmade Jewelry by Tiffany Hokanson

Ashland Gallery Association December Art Exhibits : Copper necklace by Tiffany Hokanson

Copper necklace by Tiffany Hokanson

Tiffany Hokanson earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Printmaking. Her work always tells a rich story using layers of line and texture. Recently, she began applying her copper etching and metal work experience to jewelry fabrication. Her jewelry and 3-dimensional prints will be on sale through December, just in time for the holidays. Come downstairs and visit me in Studio #6B

Ashland Art Center Upstairs Featured Artists

Carolee Buck

Carolee has a lot of fun with her artwork.  Art gives her a positive way of looking at the world and sharing her vision with others.  Sometimes whimsical sometimes more serious, Carolee paints scenes of Ashland, scenes around the world, and scenes in her heart and head.   Slowing down and observing carefully … or just doodling her art suits her many moods.  At home and traveling she observes and interacts with her surroundings, buildings, landscapes, animals, trees, people.  She works in pen and ink and watercolor, as well as oil on canvas.

Donna Hertz

Living a joyful and meaningful life is the greatest challenge and blessing of all—and teaching, painting, writing and traveling have allowed me a passionate existence.    From Here to There embodies movement from one specific moment in life to the next and is symbolic of many of the journeys I have had—some difficult, with long and winding roads, and detours that have often more interesting than the intended destination.
Visit Carol and Donna in Studio #10

Featured Gallery Artists

New original art by Liza Hamilton and Denise Kester.  Featuring sculpted felted wool and mixed media monoprints.

Ashland Art Works
Winter Wonders: Holiday Gift Show at Ashland Art Works

Ashland Gallery Association December Art Exhibits : Ceramic vase by Cheryl Kempner

Ceramic vase by Cheryl Kempner

Give this Holiday season a more meaningful touch with gifts created by local artists. The artists at Ashland Art Works have been busy designing unique holiday creations sure to delight your friends, family, and—of course—yourself!
Drop by on First Friday to wander our sculpture garden under starlit skies, meet the artists, and visit our five beautiful galleries where you’ll find:

  • Elin Babcock’s Assemblage, Jewelry, & Paintings
  • Marydee Bombick’s Functional and Garden Pottery
  • Debbie Earley’s fused glass jewelry, functional bowls and plates
  • Michael Gibson’s Painting in post impressionists’ style
  • Andrew Jones’ Burl Tea Trays, Tables
  • Cheryl Kempner’s Jewelry, Garden Art & Crazy Clay Birds
  • Claudia Law’s Textile Creations
  • Daniel Loch’s Photography
  • George Popa’s Dimensional Wire Sculptures
  • Lorene Senesac’s Raku Sculpture & Wall Reliefs
  • Connie Simonsen’s Handpainted Silk Scarves
  • Annette Trujillo’s Jewelry, Nature Photo Cards & Prints
  • John Weston’s Fine Woodwork & Cutting Boards

 

ART’Clectic Artisan’s Market This Saturday

ARTClectic Artisans Market Announcement: You are invited to our Christmas event, ART'Clectic ARtisan's Market, with locally handcrafted art and items. Event is located at at 175 S. Oregon Street in Jacksonville, Oregon, next door to GoodBean Coffee, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 5pm from December 2 to 18, 2016. Find framed and unframed art, textiles, pottery, jewelry, baskets, art glass, multimedia, ornaments, cards, gifts and cottage furniture.
ART’Clectic Artisan’s Market This Saturday

You are invited to our Christmas event, ART’Clectic Artisan’s Market this Saturday. The event is located at 175 S. Oregon Street, next door to GoodBean Coffee in Jacksonville, Oregon. the Artisan’s Market takes place every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 5pm from December 2 to 18, 2016. Our group of artists and artisans offer locally handcrafted art and items for your consideration. Find framed and unframed art, textiles, pottery, jewelry, baskets, art glass, multimedia, ornaments, cards, gifts and cottage furniture for your holiday shopping pleasure!

Holiday Art Show - 5 Friends Art Group

The painting below is called “North Mountain Woods”

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This year’s Holiday Art Show – 5 Friends Art Group 

Saturday, December 3rd, 10 – 3

225 Ohio Street, Ashland, Oregon

Holiday Art Show - 5 Friends Art Group : North Mountain Woods, watercolor by Joan Franklin
The arts, for me, are an essential refuge in challenging times, a way to stay sane.
“North Mountain Woods” was painted at North Mountain Park in Ashland, Oregon.

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When She Dies, You Too Will Die

Christine Babic: When She Dies, You Too Will Die

On view December 1-23, 2016When She Dies, You Too Will Die : Debut Solo Exhibition of works by Christine Babic

“When She Dies, You Too Will Die” is Christine Babic’s first solo show in Seattle. After receiving the CoCA “Un-Contained” residency Christine felt an overwhelming responsibility to drive 17 hours to Cannonball, North Dakota, and protest in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. As a member of the Chugach-Sugpiaq Tribe, Christine grew up in the midst of the Exxon Valdez disaster where she bore witness to the rampant destruction of Native lands and resources. “When She Dies, You Too Will Die,” is a love letter inspired by the devastating and unspoken history of colonization written to every victim of “The American Genocide of the Native” long dead, and a call to arms for those generations of survivors beaten and exhausted. “When She Dies, You Too Will Die,” silently and poignantly screams out that we will not be displaced again, we will not be assimilated, our culture will not be drowned in your pools of oil and blood.


“Some day the earth will weep, she will beg for her life, she will cry with tears of blood. You will make a choice if you will help her or let her die, and when she dies you too will die.”


~John Hollow Horn
, Oglala Sioux

Artist Bio:


Christine Babic was born in Cordova, Alaska and is a member of the Chugach Suqpiaq tribe. Growing up, she participated in a variety of traditional practices focusing on skin sewing and dance. This led her to attend Pacific Northwest College of Art, where she focused on creating her own vocabulary and methodology surrounding Contemporary Indigenous Art. Most recently, Christine travelled from Seattle to Cannonball, North Dakota on the Standing Rock Reservation to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe.
We hope you can join us on Thursday, December 1 from 6-9pm, for the opening reception for Christine Babic’s first solo exhibition, “When She Dies, You Too Will Die.”

Title: When She Dies, You Too Will Die


Location: CoCA Gallery 114 3rd Ave South, Seattle WA 98104

Dates: December 1st- 26th

Opening Reception: Thursday, December 1, 2016, 6-9pm

Part of the Pioneer Square Art Walk
Gallery Hours: Thursday-Saturday, 10:30am-4:30pm, or by appointment.

Contact [email protected] for more information

Celebrating Our 35th Anniversary

Robert Ernst Marx: Considering the Voluntary Absence of God
On View November 3-27, 2016
114 3rd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104,
Tashiro Kaplan Building

Christine Babic: When She Dies, You Too Will Die
Opening Reception, Thursday, December 1, 6-9pm
On View: December 1-23, 2016
114 3rd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104
Tashiro Kaplan Building

*Visit the CoCA Digital Archive 1981-2016

ARTClectic Artisans Market

ARTClectic Artisans Market Announcement ARTClectic Artisans Market

ARTClectic Artisans Market Announcement : Jville Tavern, by Walt WirfsJacksonville artist Walt Wirfs is the featured artist at the Art’Clectic December Pop-Up event during Victorian Christmas Days in Jacksonville. The art show will be held at the IOOF Hall, 175 S Oregon St. The show will be open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from Dec. 2, through Dec. 18th. Hours are 11-5.

Walt, who has lived in Oregon most of his life, started working in oils and watercolor at the age of 13. He enjoys creating plein air scenes of the area where he lives or visits. Recently he is focusing on places in and around Jacksonville, working in oils and graphite drawings. This work will be on display during the upcoming Art’Clectic Event. Walt is also showing at Art Presence Art Center, Rogue Gallery and Art Center in Medford, as well as Ryan’s Gallery in Lincoln City, OR.

Seascapes and beach scenes have always been a favorite subject for Walt, who was raised on the Oregon Coast. He makes regular visits to the beach and much of his work reflects that. Following graduation from Tillamook High School, Walt attended Oregon State University majoring in Forest Products. He graduated in 1971 after an enlistment in the Army which included a year of service in Vietnam Nam. He completed a postgraduate course from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. He retired four years ago to Southern Oregon after a long career in the forest products industry in Oregon, Washington, and Louisiana. Walt and his wife, Charlotte, make their home here in Jacksonville.

Eighteen other artists and artisans will join Walt Wirfs during the ArtClectic Artisans Market Victorian Christmas Pop-Up Event. Come in and meet all of them during the reception Sat. Dec.3, from 11-3.

 

Ashland Gallery Association December 2015 Art Exhibits

Ashland Gallery Association December Exhibits

Celebrate Ashland’s Visual Arts during the AGA First Friday Art Walk, December 4th, from 5 to 8 pm!

Stroll the galleries during the holiday season, taking in all of the visual delights 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 below. For more information about all of the exhibits visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com

Ashland Gallery Association Spotlight Galleries
December 2015

Ashland Art Center
Wearable Art by Marty Hogan

Ashland Gallery Association December 2015 Art Exhibits: Wearable Art by Marty Hogan

Wearable Art by Marty Hogan

“I work in a small artisan workshop where I fabricate my jewelry from wire and flat sheets of silver, brass and reclaimed copper.  I saw, form and hammer each piece into a beautiful work of wearable art, which accurately reflects the intended idea or symbol.  My work could best be described as a balance between refined and organic.  My inspiration comes from the beauty of every day things surrounding me.  Found objects, beads and stones are often incorporated into my work, lending a touch of whimsy, color and nostalgia.  I leave hammer marks to remind the wearer that my hands have deliberately touched and fashioned each piece and that a small part of me travels with it.”  ~Marty Hogan

Laura Lawrence, Upstairs Studio Featured Artist

Laura coined the phrase, “Painting with Yarn” when she designed her own needlepoint canvases in the 1970s. That phrase still depicts the essence of all her fiber art. After her needlepoint period, she began hand-weaving tapestries. Her Command Performance was featured in the call for entries for Small Expressions, the Handweavers Guild of America annual juried exhibit.

Machine knitting wearable art was the next step in her fiber journey. She now draws inspiration from her many years of dancing, working as a secretary in an environment of abstract expressionist paintings, and the natural beauty that surrounds her in Ashland. Whether it’s art to hang on a wall or a person, she still considers it to be painting with yarn.

Robbin Pearce, Downstairs Studio Featured Artist

I have been an advocate of resource reuse for most of my life. So whether it be water conservation in my home and garden, waste management through recycling, precycling and composting or reuse through Creative Fabric Use I operate under the premise of Once is Not Enough!I love mixing and matching colors, prints and textures. And mostly using pre-existing garments and/or items to create… Simple Market Bags!This venture is growing and changing as rapidly as the variety of products I find to play with. I would love to hear your comments and ideas.

Enjoy contemporary music and jazz favorites, performed by two of the region’s most promising musicians.  Garrett Baxter on standup bass with Brandon Crafts on guitar will delight you with their smooth sounds and upbeat tempos.

Snow’s Place
Weisinger’s Family Winery features Snow’s Bee Paintings

Ashland Gallery Association December 2015 Art Exhibits: “The Pink Bee Queen,” painting by Snow Panneton

“The Pink Bee Queen,” painting by Snow Panneton

Snow has been invited to be the featured artist for the month of December at Weisinger’s Family Winery.  Her paintings feature imaginary women, some of which are “transmographying” from a woman into an insect, bird or animal, such as the “Bee Queen”.  The Pink Bee Queen, the favorite Queen Bee of many, will also be on display and shown for the first time.

Snow’s Gallery & Working Studio will be CLOSED for the First Friday Art Walk.  You are invited to join Snow at the Weisinger’s Family Winery’s First Friday and Wine Club Mixer 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., December 5, 2015.  Snow’s Gallery & Working Studio will be open by Appointment for the month of December.

Photographers’ Gallery
Chinese Landscape Photography by Lewis Anderson

Ashland Gallery Association December 2015 Art Exhibits: “Mindfulness at Lobos,” photograph by Lewis Anderson

“Mindfulness at Lobos,” photograph by Lewis Anderson

Lewis Anderson is a local photographer who often explores the boundaries between photography and painting.  Lewis will be displaying his homage to Chinese landscape tradition where the main exhibition piece is “Mindfulness at Lobos” at The Photographers’ Gallery at The Ashland Art Center during the First Friday Art Walk on Friday, December 4th.

The longest living visual art genre in the world is the Chinese Landscape.  In an homage to this style and sensibilities, Lewis used modern digital photography, the digital darkroom, and unique mounting systems to create an interpretation of the emptiness and wonder before us.  The Asian use of panels breaks the landscape up in such a way that the eyes can see the scene in fresh light.  By using black and white prints it naturally mimics the black ink used by the old hermit monk masters.  Their unique way of perceiving and representing perspective using fog as empty space to help separate the foreground, middle-ground and background is a common ploy of the old Chinese painters and Lewis has also imitated this approach in his camera and digital darkroom work.

The large four panel landscape (it measures 50″x30″) is of Point Lobos, California.  This is a place loved by Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, Minor White and just about every famous American landscape photographer in history.  By turning a scene into an Oriental viewpoint it allows Lewis to experience a unique temporary place in eternity.

Ashland Art Works
Let it snow…..let it snow!

Ashland Gallery Association December 2015 Art Exhibits: “Winter Wonderland and Crater Lake,” photograph by Daniel Loch

“Winter Wonderland and Crater Lake,” photograph by Daniel Loch

AAW’s newest co-op artists are Daniel Loch, photographer, and Andrew Jones, fine burl wood art. We now have fourteen artists making a variety of art, including: cutting boards, benches, wood bowls, tea trays, metal art, paintings, raku, pottery, wire sculpture, photography, jewelry, silk scarves, fused glass, assemblage art… plus we have beautiful art and photo cards.

ART is the best gift you could give… or receive!
Choose the perfect ART gift made by local artists for everyone on your holiday shopping list.

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Holiday Art Show : Small Works by 5 Friends

Holiday Art Show, Ashland, Oregon 2015: Small Works by 5 Friends holiday art show & sale gives you the opportunity to shop for small works of art at gift-friendly prices on December 5, 2015 in Ashland, Oregon

ART'Clectic Victorian Christmas Artisan's Market

Greetings from ART’clectic!!!

We would like to invite you to Shop Local this holiday season by coming out to our Artisan’s Market to be held at the IOOF #10 Hall, 175 S. Oregon St in Jacksonville, right next door to GoodBean Coffee.
This boutique style market will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 5pm from December 4th through December 20th.  There will be framed and unframed art, textiles, leather, jewelry, baskets, glass, multi-media, cards, cottage furniture and many other interesting and beautiful gifts.
Hope to see you there!

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