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2018 A Taste of Ashland Poster Competition

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Apologies for the short notice!! The AGA just got this to us yesterday morning, and catching up after dealing with a death in our immediate family caused us to add more to the delay. We sincerely apologize!! However, it does look like they are happy to consider already completed paintings to consider for their 2018 A Taste of Ashland Poster, so if you’re not one of those blazing fast painters, why not spend a quiet evening or tomorrow morning sorting through your portfolio, then submit your best work by the end of the day for a chance to get the local promotion of a lifetime. Here are the details:

Ashland Gallery Association 2018 A Taste of Ashland Poster Competition

The Ashland Gallery Association is seeking artwork for its 2018 A TASTE OF ASHLAND event. Local artists are encouraged to submit images of their work. AGA Gallery, Associate, and Neighboring Arts

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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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Ashland Gallery Association April Exhibits + A Taste of Ashland

A Taste of Ashland 2014 Festival poster

Come out for the AGA First Friday Art Walk, April 4th, from 5 to 8 pm! Stroll the galleries in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Enjoy this 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: ashlandgalleries.com

Most exhibits run throughout the month of April!

Visit our website for more information about all of the exhibits: ashlandgalleries.com

A Taste of Ashland

Art ~ Food ~ Wine Festival

April 26 & 27

For more information and to purchase tickets visit:

www.atasteofashland.com

 

AGA Spotlight Galleries April 2014

Oil painting by Jenay Elder, Ashland Painters Union

Ashland Painters Union PERISHABLE

Group Show features artists in many media – including a community interactive piece.

This show is

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A TASTE OF ASHLAND 2013

A Taste of Ashland 2013

17 Galleries, 17 Wineries, 17 Restaurants, One delicious art experience!

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Ashland, Ore. – In its twenty-fourth year, the Ashland Gallery Association’s signature fund-raising event is A Taste of Ashland. This annual walking tour of Ashland galleries pairs local restaurants and regional wineries to create Ashland’s most delicious art experience. In 2013 A Taste of Ashland is on Saturday and Sunday, April 27th and 28th from noon to 4p.m. Foodies and wine connoisseurs from all along the west coast follow a map to 17 galleries, to discover Ashland’s best restaurants and the region’s best wines. For a complete list of pairings go to www.atasteofashland.com

“A Taste of Ashland” is the ultimate Ashland experience!” says Jeff Jones, Event Coordinator. “Tasters get to stroll leisurely through the quaint town of Ashland all afternoon, experiencing the best of Ashland art, food and wine, then have

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News and Announcements from Bohemia Framing and Fine Art!

Ceramic Mask by Hilarey Walker

We extend a warm welcome on this cold, almost snowy day to Zach and Bohemia. We hope you’ll take a moment to see it yourself and give him a welcome of your own by visiting all the links and liking the gallery’s Facebook page ~ Please see the gallery’s listing HERE, and a listing for his framing service HERE. We just heard from Zach and learned that Bohemia’s website is being redesigned and will soon have an RSS feed which will send updates straight to Art Matters! to share with you. For now, we’re stoked to be able to share these announcements from the gallery’s newsletter:

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Photo Album: A Taste of Ashland 2011

The Ashland Gallery Association shares a look at the action during the Taste 2011…Many thanks to Steve Addington for permission to repost his shots!

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SOAR is proud to welcome the Ashland Gallery Association!

Ashland Gallery Association November 2016 Art Exhibits : Ashland Gallery Association aga logo

The Ashland Gallery Association is a collection of over thirty galleries and dozens of artists, offering remarkably diverse and high quality works of art. Ashland has been designated as one of the “Best Small Arts Towns in America.”

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This Weekend: A TASTE OF ASHLAND 2011

A Taste of Ashland Festival 2011

17 Galleries, 17 Wineries, 17 Restaurants = One delicious art experience! Limited tickets for our 2011 festival are available at the Ashland Chamber of Commerce kiosk, located at the downtown Ashland Plaza, Friday from 12 – 2pm and Saturday after 11:00 am.

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A Love Triangle and Tryst: Art, Wine and Posh Nosh

The Unveiling, by Sandi Whetzel



The Unveiling 20×10 acrylic ©Sandi Whetzel



Like great food and wine, art is a pleasure of the senses.  These three sensual delights come together like players in a seductive love triangle, finding their tryst at Liquid Assets Wine Bar in Ashland, OR.  The willing participants in this triangle are an ample assortment of wine varietals paired with seasonal French-inspired cuisine.  This complementary duo shares a cozy ambiance with a seductive and stimulating art exhibit.  Sandi Whetzel, contemporary acrylic artist from Days Creek, OR, is a refreshing, recent addition to Ashland’s art scene.  Her vibrant succulents and other flora are on display now at Liquid Assets Wine Bar, Bottle Shop and Restaurant through the evening of May 12. 

Luscious colors and graceful shapes inspired from the plant world are a recurrent theme in Whetzel’s art.  Fantasy blends with reality in Sandi’s contemporary, surrealistic and frequently sensual delights–succulents, abstract flora and trees and her most recent passion to expand her wine series.  The artist is also known for her wine-themed paintings that have been used to promote the Oregon Wine industry.  Marsa Morse, curator for Liquid Assets art exhibits, has invited Sandi for a return engagement to exhibit a sampling of her wine series paintings at the wine bar in September.

In addition to participating in the First Friday Art Walks, Liquid Assets will host Rogue Creamery’s pairing of their cheeses with “Heydon Road” wine during the annual “A Taste of Ashland” weekend, April 30 and May 1st.  Whetzel’s captivating art will be gracing the wall during that event also.
 
Top off your cruise of Ashland’s hot art stops during the First Friday ArtWalk, May 6 from 5-8 pm, with a rendezvous at Liquid Assets.  The food, wine, ambiance and the tantalizing art will tickle your senses.  Sandi will be delighted to visit with interested visitors.  The wine bar is located  at 96 N Main St., adjacent to the Bard’s Inn and the Plaza Inn and Suites and just a short walk from many of Ashland’s quaint Bed-and-Breakfasts.

You can view more of the artist’s work  here:

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