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July 2020 Spotlight Exhibits from Ashland Gallery Association

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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!

******* Ashland 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

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Ashland Gallery Reopenings & June Exhibits

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Ashland Gallery Re-openings & June Exhibits

The Ashland Gallery Association is following state guidelines for large gatherings and will NOT be hosting a First Friday Art Walk on June 5th. However, many of our galleries and businesses are now re-opening and selling beautiful artwork! Safety measures have been put in place by the individual businesses to make visitors’ art viewing experiences enjoyable.

For more information about June exhibits, visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com • American Trails

Open every day 10-6 Shane Bloodworth – 541-941-8418 Reopened on May 15th. Have had good traffic especially on the weekend. They have a hand sanitizing station at front door. They are not requiring masks, but all workers are wearing masks.

• Art & Soul Gallery

Open Friday & Saturday 11-3 and by appointment Peter Stone – 650-283-4094

• Ashland Art Works

Open Thursday-Saturday 12-4 and by appointment Cheryl Kempner – 541-727-2868 Reopening June 4th. Masks are required.

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Ashland Gallery Association June Newsletter

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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. Many are offering private or virtual tours and free shipping or curbside pick-up of artwork!

Don’t forget to visit their websites either! Many are beginning to open their doors.

Visit our website for links to our member galleries and artist websites and to view the online version of the 2020 Ashland Gallery Guide www.ashlandgalleries.com

Here is a sampling of our June Spotlight Artists & Galleries…

Ashland Artworks June RejuvenationAshland Art Works is pleased to announce that our Main Gallery has relocated to our Thrown Stone Gallery in our back garden space – getting reacquainted after our closure with our other two Galleries: Creek Side and Rustic.

We will be open June 5th for a First Friday art celebration.

Looking

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April Ashland First Friday ArtWalk Cancelled

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The Ashland Gallery Association has canceled the April First Friday Art Walk to meet the guidelines of social distancing and protect our community’s health.

We will notify you of the May Art Walk’s status as we approach this date, but at this time, it seems unlikely to take place.

AGA March 2020 Exhibits

AGA March 2020 Exhibits: Sun Signs

AGA March 2020 Exhibits Join us for the First Friday Art Walk festivities! Ashland Gallery Association Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions First Friday Art Walk, March 6th from 5 to 8 pm

Stroll the galleries and take in the visual delights of the AGA March 2020 exhibits in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Venture further to explore out-skirting galleries! Enjoy this free year-round community event, filled with a diverse array of artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and lively conversation!

For more information about all of our exhibits and to download the March Gallery Tour map, please visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com

Thank you for your support of the Visual Arts in our communities!

March Spotlight Exhibits

Sedona, Thunder Mountain, image by John Christer Petersen

Photographers’ Gallery Sedona Red Rocks

Photographer John Christer Petersen’s new show, “Sedona Red Rocks”, opens for the

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February 2020 Ashland First Friday ArtWalk

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Join us for the February 2020 Ashland First Friday ArtWalk festivities! Ashland Gallery Association Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions First Friday ArtWalk, February 7th from 5 to 8 pm

The Ashland First Friday ArtWalk is an amazing way to explore the artists of southern Oregon and the city of Ashland at the same time! Stroll the galleries and take in the visual delights in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Venture further to explore out-skirting galleries! Enjoy this free year-round community event, filled with a diverse array of artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and lively conversation!

For more information about all of our exhibits and to download the February Ashland First Friday ArtWalk map, please visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com

Please see the “Spotlight Exhibits” and a downloadable February Gallery Tour Map below.

Thank you for your support

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Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk, December 6th, 2019 from 5 to 8 pm

Pat Moore, “Deadfall Lake Reflection,” photograph

Join us for the First Friday Art Walk festivities!

Ashland Gallery Association Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions

First Friday Art Walk, December 6th from 5 to 8 pm

Stroll the galleries and take in the visual delights in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. Venture further to explore out-skirting galleries! Enjoy this free year-round community event, filled with a diverse array of artwork, live music, artist demonstrations, refreshments and lively conversation!

December Spotlight Exhibits Ashland Art Center Art with a Heart

Ashland Art Center, December’s Spotlight Gallery will be featuring Susanne Petermann, Collage Artist, Marcy Greene, Mixed Media Art and Jo Ann Manzone, Fiber Artist. Musical guest is Jennifer Davis and Darcy Sternenberg with be featured in the photographers co-op.

Ashland Art Center is the number one spot where the community comes together to meet our local artists, shop

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2020 A Taste of Ashland Poster Art Competition

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Ashland Gallery Association 2020 A Taste of Ashland Poster Art Competition

The Ashland Gallery Association is seeking artwork for its 2020 A TASTE OF ASHLAND event. All southern Oregon artists are encouraged to submit images of their work. AGA Gallery, Associate, and Neighboring Arts Organization members may also submit images for artists they represent. Artists are not required to be AGA Members to submit artwork.

The winner will be publicized in the 2020 Ashland Gallery Guide, the ‘Taste’ Event Guide, on the AGA website, and on ‘Taste’ promotional materials including the poster, postcard, and social media. The Ashland Gallery Guide is distributed to about10,000 patrons of the arts each year. The Event Guide is distributed to about 1,000.

The winning poster artist will receive 2 weekend tickets to 2020 A Taste of Ashland.

Submission deadline: December 5, 2019. The poster

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Join us for Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk festivities October 4th! 

Michael Gibson, painting

Join us for the First Friday Art Walk festivities! Ashland Gallery Association Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions First Friday Art Walk, October 4th from 5 to 8 pm

For more information about all of our exhibits and to download the October Gallery Tour map, please visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com

Ashland Gallery Association October Spotlight Exhibits Ashland Art Center Autumn Art in Multiple Mediums

Our theme for October is autumn and all it brings with color, texture, warmth in layering and the merging of foliage with art. Our featured artists include Jeanne La Rae in our main gallery. Her show, ” Color Reflected,” showcases Jeanne’s favorite subjects, water and autumn color. Katherine Dron will be showing her work in the upstairs lounge. Her show, ” Fragmenting Flowers explores our local, natural environment by marking paper with ink and watercolor. In our Photographers Co-op, Diana Standing is featured. Her show,

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2020 A Taste of Ashland Poster Art Competition

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Ashland Gallery Association 2020 A Taste of Ashland Poster Art Competition

The Ashland Gallery Association is seeking artwork for its 2020 A TASTE OF ASHLAND event. All southern Oregon artists are encouraged to submit images of their work. AGA Gallery, Associate, and Neighboring Arts Organization members may also submit images for artists they represent. Artists are not required to be AGA Members to submit artwork.

The winner will be publicized in the 2020 Ashland Gallery Guide, the ‘Taste’ Event Guide, on the AGA website, and on ‘Taste’ promotional materials including the poster, postcard, and social media. The Ashland Gallery Guide is distributed to about10,000 patrons of the arts each year. The Event Guide is distributed to about 1,000.

The winning poster artist will receive 2 weekend tickets to 2020 A Taste of Ashland.

Submission deadline: December 5, 2019. The poster art

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