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September First Friday Artwalk – TODAY!!

Annekatrine, Ashland Promenade, Acrylic on Panel

Art & Soul Ashland
Annekatrine: Adventures in COLOR

Currently featured at Art & Soul Ashland are paintings by Annekatrine. Celebrating the beauty of nature in all of its forms, Annekatrine reaches into those mysterious realms and hopes to bring back something beautiful and magical in her paintings. Absolutely enjoying what the Pacific Northwest has to offer, she explains that it is her quest to depict the enchantment that she sees and feels when she is out and about.

Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Address and Contact Information:
247 East Main Street
Ashland, OR 97520

Judy Weiner, Untitled, Oil on Canvas

Studio 151 and KS Wild
Judy Weiner: Ordinary Magic

This month’s exhibition at Studio 151 and KS Wild includes paintings by Judy Weiner. As a self taught artist, Judy managed to avoid the pitfalls of derivative work. Her deeply personal, objective, realistic, and surreal paintings can best be described as a careful blend of observation, intuition, and flawless technique. Mostly consisting of animals, her subjects always inhabited the landscapes of her farm outside of Grants Pass, Oregon.

Studio 151 and KS Wild will have a silent auction of Judy’s paintings in support of KS Wild. Bidding will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 1.


First Friday Art Walk: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Address and Contact Information:
151 North Pioneer Street
Ashland, OR 97520
562 A Street
Ashland, OR 97520

Dave Leibowitz, Feelin’ Groovy, Photography

Ashland Art Works
Amy Baumgart and Dave Leibowitz

Currently featured at Ashland Art Works are vessels by Amy Baumgart and photography by Dave Leibowitz. Without a design in mind, Amy approaches each piece of wood individually and simply creates. Every step of the process brings her joy, from incorporating resin to add beautiful color and texture, to carving intricate designs and patterns. Alternatively, Dave is drawn to the backroads and the stark natural beauty of the mountains, forests, farms, and creatures that live in Southern Oregon. The simplicity and beauty is intoxicating to him and his goal is to captivate and inspire his viewers.

Thursday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wednesday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Address and Contact Information:
89 Oak Street
Ashland, OR 97520

Robert Koch, Sunnyside, Acrylic on Panel

This month’s exhibition at Hanson Howard Gallery features paintings by Robert Koch and ceramics by Penelope Dews. Gestural strokes and spontaneous marks collide with color blocks in Robert’s narrative vignettes. Often prompted by found photographs, he takes the liberty to make his subjects humans or creatures inhabiting the same world. Similarly, Penelope produces ceramic sculptures, fusing a love of gardening with large-scale ceramics, from realistic to personified. They exude peaceful and playful expressions with a touch of fantastical.

Wednesday–Saturday: 12 pm–5 pm

Address and Contact Information:
89 Oak Street
Ashland, OR 97520

Jennifer Joy, Untitled, Photography

Gypsy Road Studio
Photography by Jennifer Joy

Currently featured at Gypsy Road Studio is photography by Jennifer Joy. Jennifer is a creative soul with a passion for nature, art, freedom, expression, and fun. She uses her creativity, natural beauty, sense of adventure, and love for nature to compose, create, and curate a broad expression of compositions in the form of photography. Jennifer enjoys sharing this experience with others because she believes that when humans play and connect while making art in nature, they also create memories and images that reflect beauty, strength, and growth.

Wednesday – Monday: 12:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Address and Contact Information:
369 East Main Street
Ashland, OR 97520

Other First Friday Art Walk Participants

American Trails Gallery features arts and crafts of the indigenous peoples of the Americas.

Creekside Pizza

Creekside Pizza features diverse artwork made by locally renowned artists.

Gallerie Karon

Gallerie Karon features artwork and photography along with antiques, artifacts, and jewelry.

John Pugh Studio

John Pugh Studio is the working space of muralist and artist, John Pugh.

Oak Leaf Studio

Oak Leaf Studio is the working space of painter and illustrator, Leif Trygg.

Siskiyou Galley House features original artwork by local artists and fine art reproductions.

The Ashland Gallery Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of the visual arts in our communities.

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