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July 2020 Spotlight Exhibits from Ashland Gallery Association

Ashland Gallery Association July 2020

Artists are still creating and selling beautiful artwork!

During this time of social distancing, we invite you to see what our member businesses and artists are up to. Importantly, many are beginning to open their doors while continuing to offer private or virtual tours.

Don’t forget to visit each of their websites, either. For a complete list, please visit our website at ashlandgalleries.com and download our 2020 Ashland Gallery Guide.

Attached below are July 2020 Spotlight Exhibits.

Thank you so much for your endless support!

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Ashland July 2020 Spotlight Exhibits

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Art & Soul Gallery - July 2020 Spotlight Exhibits

Dream Tracks #1, Oil, Eric Peterson

Art & Soul Gallery
Time Travel with Eric Peterson

We celebrate Eric Peterson, Art & Soul Gallery’s featured Artist for July, in 2 new videos to be premiered during the first week of July on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7Y53fGSJmn1QpmwjEfu46g
The videos are also on display in the Gallery and our front window throughout the month of July.

“In these days of harsh reality, my spirit yearns for the comfort of a simpler time. Traveling in my mind, through the softer lens of memory, and imagination, I find a comfort that rejuvenates and allows me to come back and deal with what we are all facing.” – Eric Peterson

First Friday reservations are available from 5 – 7 pm in 30 minute time blocks for July 3rd. Please call: 541-488-9006.

Take time to come by the Gallery’s website! There you can discover more about Eric Peterson and his intricate work: https://artandsoulgallery.com/artist/eric-peterson/

Gallery Karon - July 2020 Spotlight Exhibits

Gallery Karon
Images Thru the Eye of the Photographer
All Photography Show

We’re open and this is our new show for July! Photography continues to be strong in Ashland and we have a number of fantastic photography artists. We’ll show nature photography by Judy Benson LaNier, Jim Langhoffer and Jamie Lusch.  Portraits by Pam Danielle.  Landscapes by Jesse Widener and Todd Davis. And then we have the world travel shots by Ken Deveney, Andi Taylor and Steve Dieffenbacher. Other artists are represented as well.

The techniques are unique and varied — iphoneography and digital bitting among others. Some on canvas and others on metal. We love that Terry Skibby, Historic Commission photographer, will be with us again and will have portfolios of early scenes around Ashland.

First Friday Artwalk can’t happen quite yet but we are open Tuesdays thru Saturdays 11-5

Houston’s Custom Framing
Thomas Houston, Yugi Hiratsuka, Stephen McMillan, and Erin Lee Gafill

Our framing studio and gallery are currently open during regular hours and by appointment.

 Currently we continue to show works by our gallery artists. These include paintings and fine art prints by:

  • Thomas Houston
  • Chine Colle etchings by Yugi Hiratsuka
  • aquatint etchings by Stephen McMillan
  • paintings by Erin Lee Gafill.

Image coming soon!

Hanson Howard Gallery - July 2020 Spotlight Exhibits

Little Monsters, Acrylic, Robert Koch

Hanson Howard Gallery
A Trip to the Far Side, Sue Springer, Stan Peterson and Robert Koch
Sue Springer: ceramic sculpture
Robert Koch: paintings
Stan Peterson: carved wood sculpture

July 3 – August 4
 Temporary Summer Hours: Thursday – Saturday 12-4 (and by appointment)

Robert Koch:
 Gestural strokes and spontaneous marks collide with color blocks in Robert Koch’s narrative vignettes. Often prompted by found photographs, Koch takes the liberty to make his subjects humans or creatures inhabiting the same world. Having the appearance of quickness and even naiveté, Koch’s deft drawing skills mean each mark is playful and intentional at the same time.

Stan Peterson:
 Stan Peterson carves wood sculptures, which depict moments when something is about to happen. These are everyday moments, sometimes poignant, sometimes with an edge of humor. The subjects are figurative; female, male, animal with attention to their gestures and relationships. The scale is modest, handheld, yet on occasion, larger than life in feeling.

Stan has been exhibiting professionally since 1982 in Galleries in Oregon, California, New Mexico, and New York.

Sue Springer:
 Sue Springer creates quirky ceramic sculptures which are mostly figurative, with a whimsy and freedom of unexpected combinations. Dreams, imagination and wonder combine with a response to the current world to tell the stories of these figures.
After earning an MFA from the University of Oregon, Springer became a fixture in Ashland through Illahe Tileworks and Illahe Studios and Gallery, creating public art, most notably, the Rio Amistad Mosaic above Calle Guanajuato and the Plaza Mosaics.
She currently lives in Seattle Washington where she maintains a studio in the International District.

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