June First Friday ArtWalk

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Ashland GalleriesJune Visual Arts News First Friday ArtWalk: June 2, 2023 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join us for First Friday Art Walk!

We’re excited to share a diverse array of wonderful artwork on display this month and created by our very talented artists. Don’t forget to visit their websites for more information about business hours, current exhibitions, and upcoming creative opportunities. 

Here is a sampling of our June Spotlight Galleries and Artists. 

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Lynda Hoffman-Snodgrass, Soft Rain, Watercolor Art & Soul AshlandAbstract Expressions

This month’s exhibition at Art & Soul Ashland includes watercolor paintings by Lynda Hoffman-Snodgrass. Incorporating swirls and flowing patterns with organic shapes that intertwine and overlap, Lynda’s compositions are like a mesmerizing dance on paper. With her brushstrokes being both fluid and gestural, this allows her viewers to perceive a sense of motion and rhythm while encouraging imagination and contemplation. 

Hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sunday: 12:00

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ART BEYOND: Saturday in the Park – Invitation from Sarah F Burns to participate

Art Beyond Lithia Park Plein air Painting Event with Sarah F Burns. Painting shown here by Sarah F Burns

I’m working with the Schneider Museum of Art organizing a couple of plein air events this summer as part of their exhibition ART BEYOND. Please consider participating in the Lithia Park Painting Event Saturday, June 19th. There is no limit to the number of artists who would like to go out and paint, but we can exhibit the work of the first 30 to register. The show is called ART BEYOND: Saturday in the Park – it’s a snapshot of a day in the park. Exhibition at ScienceWorks in partnership with SMA. Also – it says painting, but of course any media that you like is welcome! Please register right away! I want you in the show!

ART BEYOND Lithia Park Plein Air Painting Event Lithia Park Plein Air Painting Event

Date: Saturday, June 19thTime: 9am-7pm

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AGA October 2020 Spotlight Galleries

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Ashland is thriving with wonderful artwork created by our amazing artists! As fall begins, we invite you to see what our member businesses and artists are up to. Some are even offering creative workshops!

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.

October Spotlight Exhibits Ashland Art Works Ashland Art Works in October!

Ashland Art Works is very pleased to announce that they will host artist demonstrations over the weekends in October! They also host a pop-up sale for their resident Clayfolk members this year. The annual Clayfolk Pottery Show was cancelled this year, but several of their members are hosting their own pop-up sales throughout the region.

For more information and a schedule of events, please visit www.ashlandartworks.org

Gallery Hours: Friday, Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wednesday,

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“Elevation” – Art on Ashland’s Bandersnatch Trail

“Elevation” – First artwork of three as you walk Bandersnatch trailArtist: Cheryl GarciaAshland Public Art series Introducing the artist

Cheryl Garcia has loved art ever since she could pick up a crayon. I will describe her artistic journey after I introduce her Ashland public artwork entitled “Elevation.”

Creation of Elevation

The “Watershed Art Group” (originally Stef Seffinger, Pam Marsh, Sue Springer and a few others) wanted to place public art along the Bandersnatch trail above Lithia Park. Their goal was to bring attention to the importance of the Ashland Creek watershed, where we source our drinking water. Three sculptures have now been placed along the trail: Elevation, Pacific Fisher and Water is Life. They received funding primarily from the Haines & Friends art fund.

When you walk the Bandersnatch trail, the first of the three sculptures you will see (just before the trail starts) is Elevation by Cheryl Garcia.

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Peace be with you

What can I say that you haven’t read, seen, experienced or felt already? Not much. So I’m just here to say hi, send a hug from a far and staying connected in the way I know how. I’m exercising a bit. Walking outside. Puttering. Starting projects I can’t finish. Emailing, calling and texting to stay […]

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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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First Friday of 2020! Ashland Gallery Association Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions

Wendy Red Star, "Winter", from "The Four Seasons", Archival pigment print on Museo silver rag, 35.5 X 40 inches, Courtesy of the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, OR

Join us for the January First Friday Art Walk festivities! January 3rd from 5 to 8 pm

Ashland Gallery Association Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions

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!

January Spotlight Exhibits

Art & Soul Gallery

What a Difference a Frame Makes!

The gallery’s First Friday show also features wine and light refreshments; live music by pianist Anthony Bock, and will be on display from December 31 – February 2.

Peter Stone has been a professional picture framer for more than twenty-three years. He owned the popular Arrowhead Framing shop in Half Moon Bay, CA before moving to Ashland and Art & Soul

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The Exciting Night is Nearing – RSVP by Oct. 21st

Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation

A Delicious and Revealing Event | A NEW DOOR | |LET’S OPEN IT! | RSVP BY OCT. 21ST

2019 Masterpiece Benefit Event Saturday, Nov. 2nd @Ashland Hills Hotel

Enjoy a stellar evening of exhibits, delicious buffet, new Biblically themed art, silent auction, music and most recent updates. Hear about ways we are reaching culture for Christ through Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation.

Including our exciting Capital Campaign for our Magna Deo project in Ashland. Come Open this New Door with us!

Saturday, Nov. 2nd6:00 Social and silent auction, inspiring art ( Bid on an epic helicopter adventure over Crater Lake and so much more!)

6:30 Dinner & program with speaker Head Pastor @ The Story Ashland

Tickets $35 per person

or introduce others to the work we do to connect culture to Christ through fine art and

Sponsor a table for 10 $350

Please reserve your place by

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2019 Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Benefit Event Saturday, Nov. 2nd

2019 Masterpiece Benefit Event Saturday, Nov. 2nd @Ashland Hills Hotel Enjoy a stellar evening of exhibits, fabulous dinner, new Biblically themed art, silent auction music and the most recent updates. Hear about our programs and ways we are reaching our culture for Christ through Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation.

| A NEW DOOR | |LET’S OPEN IT | 2019 Masterpiece Benefit Event Saturday, Nov. 2nd @Ashland Hills Hotel

Enjoy a stellar evening of exhibits, fabulous dinner, new Biblically themed art, silent auction music and the most recent updates. Hear about our programs and ways we are reaching our culture for Christ through Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation.

Including our update of our exciting Capital Campaign for our Magna Deo project in Ashland. Come Open this New Door with us!

Saturday, Nov. 2nd6:00 Social and silent auction

6:30 Dinner & program @2525 Ashland Street, just off exit 14 in Ashland

Make it a date night! Overnight accommodations are also available at the venue for a delightful Ashland get-away Tickets $35 per person

or introduce others to the work we do to connect culture to Christ through fine art and

Sponsor a table for 10 $350

Please reserve

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Silvia Trujillo Featured Artist at Art & Soul!

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Silvia Trujillo Featured Artist at Art & Soul Gallery! Land of My Heart exhibit on display through August First Friday reception August 2, 2019 Tonight is the reception for my featured artist show at the Art & Soul Gallery in Ashland. If you’re in the area, I would love for you to stop by and say hello. There are large new works, as well as smaller plein air studies completed this year. I’m thrilled to have this display of everything in one place! If you can’t make it tonight, the show will be up for the month of August, so stop by when you can. For those of you who are out of the area, several of these works are concurrently available in my eBay store. Depending on what sells during the show, work that isn’t spoken for will be listed on eBay, and can be shipped directly to you

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