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Ashland Gallery Association’s July 2018 Exhibits

Image caption:  Wendy Bloom, “Mama Bear,” Acrylic on Canvas

Ashland Gallery Association Art Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions First Friday Art Walk, July 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 July Gallery Tour map, please visit:

July Spotlight Exhibits Houston’s Custom Framing “The Art of Peanuts Animation”

Celebrating our 23rd business anniversary!

Houston’s Custom Framing and Fine Art is celebrating 23 years in business with a very special exhibit, “The Art of Peanuts Animation”.

Come and enjoy this world debut of the first micro limited edition release from the Studio of Bill Melendez Productions. Suppertime! depicts a scene of America’s first Foodie, Snoopy, from

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Capturing Life: Oil Paintings by Charity Hubbard

Community Gallery Exhibit Capturing Life: Oil Paintings by Charity Hubbard

October 21–November 18, 2016

Reception Date: October 21, 5:00-8:00 pm


Seattle Public Market, by Charity Hubbard

Charity Hubbard’s fine art oil paintings of people, landscapes and architecture capture life as it happens, blending traditional painting techniques with a feeling of spontaneity.


Using a palette of warm rich colors and loose brushstrokes, Hubbard creates luminescent paintings reminiscent of the painters from the Romantic era. Charity Hubbard completed a one year program at Pacific College of Art and studied for two years with nationally renowned artist Semyon Bilmes. She has received numerous awards and is a member of the Upper Rogue Artists’ Society. She is inspired by the masters including John Singer Sargent, Alma Tadema, Maxfield Parish, and Monet and also by current artists such as Clark Hulings, Jim Wodark, Richard Schmid, and Michael Dudash.

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Southern Oregon Society of Artists Annual Award Banquet

Prize winning artists June Shepherd, Dorothy Swain, Tom Austin and Charity Hubbard with judge Steven LaRose

Not getting away from my computer as much as I should, it was my great pleasure to step out and attend the annual awards banquet of the Southern Oregon Society of Artists on Saturday. This is the first time they held their year-end event at the Rogue Valley Country Club; around a hundred artists and their guests were seated at tables in the Country Club’s ball room where we enjoyed a beautiful luncheon with wine while waiting with bated breath for the Painting of the Year awards to be announced.

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