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Top 10 Designers to Watch in 2020!

Hello from that equally slow motion and uber revved up time warp between trade shows. It’s a time where coffee in the morning is extra luxurious and slow but orders also need to be filled pronto and the day is planned strategically. I’m between Atlanta AmericasMart and Las Vegas Gift Show and appreciating every minute. […]

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XO Stationery Stash

It might be less than two weeks into the new year but in the retail world…guess what is virtually tomorrow??? That’s right, Valentine’s Day! Just in case you’re the stash-that-perfect-card-away-for-the-right-occasion variety (you’re in good company), let me introduce you to a few new designs in the XO category. I’m headed off into the season of […]

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Shipping in time for Christmas!

Hello and happy holidays from the studio! Are you painting? Holiday cookie baking? Shopping? Making your own Christmas decorations? Yes to all of it. I’m a big fan of things or experiences made by hand or small businesses and love the personal details that often accompany it. I have a small and sweet collection of […]

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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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Siskiyou Woodcraft Guild (SWG) 40th Annual Show of Fine Woodworking

Siskiyou Woodcraft Guild member Lewis Meyers one of many woodworkers at the Thanksgiving Weekend Show in Ashland

CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF CRAFTSMANSHIP 40th Annual Thanksgiving Weekend Harvest Show of Fine Woodworking 2019

At OSF’s Hay-Patton Rehearsal Center at #30 South First Street, across First Street from the Ashland Springs Hotel, in downtown Ashland, Oregon. The entrance is on Enders Alley. See the map below, and click “View larger map” for specific directions.

Fri Nov. 29th – 10:00am – 7:00pm Sat Nov 30th – 10:00am – 6:00pm Sun Dec 1st – 10:00am – 4:00pm

Find out more!

Siskiyou Woodcraft Guild (SWG) is an association of fine woodworkers in Southern Oregon and Northern California interested in advancing the craft and the craftspeople of our region. SWG encompasses a wide range of skills, knowledge, and interests. Members include professional, hobby and others interested in woodworking.

Our members build a wide variety of fine wood products, quality furniture, and custom woodworking. Member interests cover a wide range of wood technologies;

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Fancy Envelopes

This afternoon in sweet Ashland, Oregon, it’s pouring icy fog rain, dark by 3pm, wind howling around the house and I am recovering from part one of some dental work. Before you turn green with envy, there is an upside. I’m home for the afternoon doing “nothing”. “Nothing” is a requirement when I’m supposed to […]

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Ashland’s First Friday, July 5th, from 5 to 8 pm

Image caption: Marcy Greene, monoprint

Join us for the holiday weekend festivities!

Ashland Gallery Association Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions First Friday, July 5th, 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!

July Spotlight Exhibits

Studio 151

Guest Artist Melissa Markell

July’s First Friday at the studio features a joint show of mixed media figures and wall art by Elizabeth York and works by guest artist Melissa Markell. Melissa’s work includes a Postcard Series consisting of vintage postcards cut apart and reassembled into 5” x 4” tiny stories told in color and imagery. Each collage rests on 15” x 11” watercolor paper. Also on exhibit are her abstract canvases of acrylic paint and alcohol

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Ashland Galleries June 2019 Exhibits

Image caption: “Dog” artifact

Ashland Gallery Association Art Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions First Friday Art Walk, June 7th, 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 June Gallery Tour map, please visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com

AGA June Spotlight Galleries

Ashland Art Works

Jewelry, Clay, and Garden Art for the Summer

Cheryl Kempner is one of our featured artists throughout the month of June. Come view her new multi-media canvases painted with acrylics, embellished with clay figures, and encased in clear resin. New horizontal metal screens with powder-coated flowers offer another option for garden art. Of course, her signature “Crazy Birds and Friends”

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Ashland New Plays Festival presents THE GUN SHOW by E.M. Lewis

What: Ashland New Plays Festival presents THE GUN SHOW by E.M. Lewis When: Friday and Saturday, June 14 and 15, 2019, at 7:30 pm Where: Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland Tickets: $25, available onlineor at the door, subject to availability

Taking Aim at the Gun Debate: Can we have a conversation about this?

A defaced road sign from rural Minnesota.

Ashland New Plays Festival will present a special two-night full production of The Gun Show by award-winning playwright E.M. Lewis at 7:30 pm on June 14 and 15 at the Bellview Grange in Ashland, featuring Andrew William Smith and directed by Lisa Velten Smith. Tickets are $25, available online or at the door, subject to availability. A conversation with the audience about personal experiences with guns will follow the performance.

“I am here to tell a public story and a private story. A story about guns in America and a story about my own experiences with guns in America.”

And so begins the riveting one-hour play. Lewis tells her story with raw honesty and gives audiences important insight into the nuances of America’s

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Ashland's First Friday Art Walk, April 3rd 2019, from 5 to 8 PM

Ashland's First Friday Art Walk, April 3rd: Jessica Johnson, Still Mind, oil painting

Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk Ashland Gallery Association Art Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions April 5th, 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!

A Taste of Ashland, Art Food & Wine Festival is April 27th & 28th. Also featuring a “Pop-up” Art Show at Ashland Springs Hotel Crystal Room. Please see attached information & visit: www.atasteofashland.com

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

A Taste Of Ashland Pop-up Art Show

Ashland Springs Hotel – Crystal Room

Art Sales during “A Taste of Ashland,” April 27 & 28, 12:00–4:00 PM

As an added attraction to A

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