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Individual Artist Memberships Available for 2019 Ashland Gallery Association

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Early Bird discount for Individual Artist Memberships Available Until November 15th!

We would like to extend to you an invitation to join the Ashland Gallery Association as an individual Artist Member. All visual artists in Ashland and surrounding communities are encouraged to join and become active participants in Southern Oregon’s art community.

 

Benefits of AGA Artist Membership include:

· Listing in the 2019 Ashland Gallery Guide, includes a 1/6 page listing with image, contact information (address, phone number email and website) and a brief statement about your work; a listing in the online Gallery Guide with a live link to your website

· Individual artist profile page on the Ashland Gallery Association website with a direct link to your website (www.ashlandgalleries.com)

· Eligibility to participate in the special “Pop-up” Gallery at A Taste of Ashland held in April; provides exposure and sales opportunities in

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A Taste of Ashland Poster Competition- Call For Artists

Ashland Gallery Association 2019 A Taste of Ashland Poster Competition

The Ashland Gallery Association is seeking artwork for its 2019 A TASTE OF ASHLAND event. Local 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.

The winner will be publicized in the 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 2,500.

2017 ATOA Poster

Submission deadline: December 5, 2018. The poster art will be selected at the December 11, 2018 AGA Membership meeting at Ashland Art Center. The meeting will begin at 6:30 and members will vote on the submissions. Winners

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Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk, November 2, 2018 from 5 to 8 pm

Ashland Gallery Association November 2018 Art Exhibits First Friday Art Walk, November 2nd from 5 to 8 pm

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

AGA November Spotlight Exhibits Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Paintings by Mera Oliveria Ashland Pony Espresso

Mera Oliveria grew up in Southern Oregon and began oil painting in the past 6 years, learning from local artists, which revealed her inherent natural abilities. Mera has always loved art but it wasn’t until she encountered the living God that she feels her art and skill level blossomed in new ways. Like in the story of Exodus, where God gave skill to craftsmen and artists to build the sacred place where He would meet again with

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Ashland Gallery Association October 2018 Exhibits & Events

Ashland Gallery Association Art Happenings!

Join us for the Ashland Gallery AssociationFirst Friday Art Walk Ashland’s year-round celebration of Visual Arts culture! Exhibit openings and artist receptions October 5th from 5 to 8 PM Stroll the galleries downtown & the Historic Railroad District. Enjoy this free community event filled witha diverse array of artwork,artist demonstrations, live music, refreshments and lively conversation! Pick up a Gallery Tour Map at any member gallery or download the October Art Walk map off our website. For more about all of our member exhibits visit: www.ashlandgalleries.comHere is a sampling of our October exhibits & special events…

Art & Soul GalleryMountains and More, Paintings by Carla Griffin “It is my desire to awaken in the viewer the delight that arises from careful observation.” Carla J Griffin, PSOCarla presents her exquisite, realistic Oil and Pastel paintings. Her expressive landscapes depict the world through her observations and vision. Carla’s works

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Ashland Open Studio Tour October 13-14, 2018

5th Annual Ashland Open Studio Tour Come Into Our Studios… October 13th & 14th,2018 Free to public

5th Annual Ashland Open Studio Tour Come Into Our Studios… October 13th & 14th,2018 Free to public

The Ashland Gallery Association sponsors the Ashland Open Studio Tour. On the weekend of October 13th and 14th from 11-5pm both days, the public is invited to tour the studios of the visual artists of this region including Ashland, Phoenix and Talent. On this studio tour, you will find exceptional artwork and are invited to see working studios and artworks in progress. A great chance to engage with the artists and ask question about their work and individual creative processes.

Demonstrations are scheduled throughout the two-day tour.

Visit www.ashlandost.com for more information and a map of the participating studios.

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Ashland's First Friday Art Walk, September 7, 2018

Pam Haunschild, “Quantum Entanglement,” watercolor

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

First Friday Art Walk, September 7, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM

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

Please see the attached “Spotlight Exhibits” and September Gallery Tour Map.

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

 

AGA September Spotlight Galleries

Photographers’ Gallery Secrets of the Forest

Ten of Southern Oregon’s top photographic artists present their first group exhibition, “Secrets of the Forest”, at The Photographers’ Gallery At The Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St., Ashland. Each photographer will feature their unique vision capturing the magical

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Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk, August 3, 2018 from 5 to 8 pm

Robert Koch, “Hush,” acrylic on panel 24x24

Ashland Gallery Association Art Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions First Friday Art Walk, August 3rd from 5 to 8 pm

Stroll the galleries and take in the visual delights in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. 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 August Gallery Tour map, please visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com

Please scroll down to “Spotlight Exhibits” and August Gallery Tour Map.

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

Ashland Gallery Association August Spotlight Exhibits Gallerie Karon All Women Artists Invitational

Over 20 artists are represented in this popular annual show. Everything from photography to pastels, collage to mixed media and everything in between is available. Many of the artists will be here

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Ashland Gallery Association May 2018 Spotlight Exhibits

Image caption: John Kirk, “Take Me With You,” photograph

Ashland Gallery Association May Spotlight Exhibits Art & Soul Gallery “Landmarks” – Oil paintings by Jenay Elder

Art sharpens our eyes to the world around us and tugs on our hearts. I have recently used a variety of techniques to create art. I often paint outdoors on the spot and I have started creating compositions in the studio based off plein air studies, photo references, sketches and notes. My motive is to depict different local landmarks and ideas that reflect my experience living in this inspiring area while attempting to convey something that is unseen. I am continually seeking out new experiences where I can form a philosophy to support my picture making while simultaneously honing my abilities and sensitivity.

Please join us on May 4, 2018 from 5-8 PM at Art & Soul Gallery for a festive opening with Art, music, snacks and lively conversation. Works

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

Ashland Gallery Association Art Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions First Friday Art Walk, April 6th from 5 to 8 pm

Stroll the galleries and take in the visual delights in downtown Ashland and the Historic Railroad District. 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 April Gallery Tour map, please visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com

April Spotlight Exhibits

A Taste Of Ashland Pop-up Show

Meyer Memorial Gallery in the Marion Addy Building, Southern Oregon University

Show on display April 24 – 29th

Art Sales during “A Taste of Ashland,” April 28 & 29, 12:00–4:00 PM

As an added attraction to A Taste of Ashland wine, food, and art festival, we have 15 Ashland Gallery Association artists that are participating in

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Visual Arts Journaling Brings Life to Dreams

Visual Art Journaling

Awaken from the slumber of winter’s gestation … bring life to those dreams of following creativity and authenticity … Spring’s Bluster

As winter tugs to hold on and spring throws it’s own punches, we tumble about from 70 degree, sunny days to frosty, snowy fog. But my daffodils are winning out and I’m feeling optimistic for plein air painting, garden digging and hikes with friends. I’m inviting you to trundle along into one of these adventures with me! Namaste’ E Women’s Retreat Women’s Alpine Celebration After last year’s ALL inclusive retreat, we plan to replicate what one participant declared, we learned “so many things that related but are all different!” – – but with new invented processes. Consider August 8-13th to be yourweek for a personal opportunity to expand and rediscover hidden creative yearnings, a dedicated time for yourself. For a video sampling … feast your eyes on this.

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