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Ashland Gallery Association May Exhibits

Art & Soul GalleryFresh Paint: Acrylic and Oil Paintings by Jenay Elder Jenay Elder, Grizzly Peak Sunset, Acrylic

New year, new works, and fresh paint. This exhibition features acrylic and oil paintings by artist Jenay Elder that represent regional landscapes, and expressive scenes from our local parks, ponds, and neighborhood. Playful designs featuring terrestrial animals of all sorts are also featured.

On May 7 during First Friday, Jenay will provide a live outdoor painting demonstration during the reception from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Hours:Thursday 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Friday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and by appointment.

Address and Contact Information:247 East Main, Ashland, OR 97520541-488-9006www.artandsoulgallery.com

Vernon Lawhorn, Untitled, Medium Unavailable Gallerie KaronA Work in Progress

Gallerie Karon is moving to 300 East Main Street at 2nd. As part of the move, the gallery is offering up to 50%

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April Ashland Gallery Exhibits

Happy Spring!We’re excited to share with you a diverse array of wonderful artwork created by our very talented artists. Don’t forget to visit their websites either! Many are open and offering appointments. Please 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 April Spotlight Artists. Thank you so much for your endless support!

Art & Soul GalleryBranded by Oregon, Watercolors by Betty Barss “Branded,” Watercolor by Betty Barss

Branded by Oregon is a reflection in watercolors by Betty Barss. Having lived in Oregon for over 47 years, Betty feels the irresistible influence of the landscapes, the plants, and the wildlife on a daily basis.

Friday, April 2, 2021, Art & Soul Gallery will offer an opening reception from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. with appointments available at 30

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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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AGA August Art Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions

Ashland Gallery Association Ashland First Friday ArtWalk : Ashland Gallery Association aga logo

Check out the details of the Ashland Gallery Association’s spotlight gallery exhibits for August 2019 and download the map for the First Friday ArtWalk!

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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'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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Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk, December 7th from 5 to 8 PM

Artisans Market holiday wares

Ashland Gallery Association Art Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions First Friday Art Walk, December 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!

Ashland Gallery Association December Spotlight Exhibits Photographers’ Gallery Bittersweet: Yosemite 20 years Later.

Bobbi Murphy’s new show, Bittersweet: Yosemite 20 Years Later, opens on Friday, December 7th at The Photographers’ Gallery At The Ashland Art Center and will run through January.

Yosemite holds wonderful memories for me – of autumn walks in golden meadows and full moon nights along the Merced River listening to great horned owls call to their families on cold evenings. Tramping through spring meadows flooded with snow runoff,

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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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AGA October 2018 Spotlight Exhibits

Patrick Collier, “Gate Burn”, digital print

Ashland Gallery Association Art Exhibit Openings & Artist Receptions First Friday Art Walk, October 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!

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

Art & Soul Gallery Mountains 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, PSO

Carla presents her exquisite, realistic Oil and Pastel paintings. Her expressive landscapes depict the world through her observations and vision. Carla’s works will be exhibited through the month of October. Please join us for a festive

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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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