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Art Inspires Ashland

Whether you are an artist or not, this year’s Art Inspires Ashland artists are certain to inspire you. Please join us for this very special occasion at our 4th Annual Art Inspires Ashland Evening Presentations event.

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Art Inspires Ashland 2014

Art Inspires Ashland 2014 Flyer

You’re Invited! Art Inspires Ashland Nov 14 – 16, 2014, with evening artist presentations and workshops with Dan Thompson, Jean Cacicedo & Natalie Fletcher. Early Bird special for Evening Presentations tickets ends on November 1!

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What’s Next for the Ashland Art Center?

By Kathleen Davis, Nonprofit consultant Artist studios, gallery space, and a strong education program: a winning combination? Yes, indeed, the southern Oregon community has embraced the Ashland Art Center (AAC) which provides all those services in an attractive space on Ashland’s E Main street. The Ashland Art Center has enjoyed rapid growth in its five and a half years […]

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Ashland Gallery Association Spotlight Galleries – November 2013

“First Ladies of Jazz” series, by Zoe Alowan

Read about the Ashland Gallery Association’s November 2013 Featured Exhibits. Meet the artists during the receptions throughout Ashland at the Ashland First Friday Art Walk!

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Art Inspires Ashland 2013 Inspirational Artist Presentations and Workshops

On November 15th and 16th in Ashland, Oregon Art Inspires Ashland will bring together some of the world’s most creative minds from various schools of artistic expression for a weekend of presentations, discussions and workshops. This event has been designed to inspire people from all walks of life. “Inspiration motivates everything we do on a daily basis. Think “TED” talks with hands-on workshop.” said Denise Baxter, director of the Ashland Art Center. In the highlight of the weekend, featured artists will talk about their skills, inspirations, and accomplishments in 30-minute inspirational presentations held at the historic Ashland Armory on Saturday, November 16th. These same artists will lead workshops during the day on Saturday, aimed at inspiring regional art students and adult artists to reach beyond anything they dreamed of creating.  

“We wanted to create a unique event that is meant to inspire both artists and non-artists in the region.”

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Art Inspires Ashland

Art Inspires Ashland - French Milk

I’m working with the Ashland Art Center to put on a great art event- Art Inspires Ashland- three interesting artists will give workshops during the day and TED style talks at a large venue at night – Saturday, November 16, 2013 in Ashland, OR. We have Juliette Aristides, author of three well loved books on […]

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Daily Tidings Article for Art Inspires Ashland

Janet Eastman of the Ashland Daily Tidings wrote a wonderful article for the Art Inspires Ashland Event!  See below: Artists to inspire Ashland By Janet Eastman Ashland Daily Tidings Posted: 2:00 AM November 05, 2012   A creative storm is about to hit already-artistic Ashland. A New Yorker cover illustrator, Academy Award-nominated film puppeteer and […]

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Art Inspires Ashland!

Art Inspires Ashland Poster

On November 9th and 10th in Ashland, Oregon an event will take place that may change the face of Ashland’s highly-acclaimed art scene. Art Inspires Ashland will bring together some of the world’s most creative minds from various schools of artistic expression for a weekend of presentations, discussions and workshops. This event has been designed to inspire people from all walks of life. In the highlight of the weekend, featured artists will talk about their skills, inspirations, and accomplishments in 30-minute Inspirational Presentations held at the Historic Ashland Armory on Saturday, November 10th. Prior to the presentations, there will be a catered Gala where the community can meet the artists. These same artists will lead workshops during the day on Saturday, aimed at inspiring regional art students and adult artists to reach beyond anything they dreamed of creating.

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