New exhibits highlight the First Friday art walk in Ashland's downtown and Railroad District. The monthly art walk will be from 5 to 8 p.m.
Art-walk maps are available at the galleries and Ashland Chamber of Commerce. Visitors will find opportunities to meet the artists, watch art demonstrations, hear live music and enjoy refreshments at some of the galleries.
Check the following listings for details. Please note that some galleries will be closed during the event.
The following galleries are members of the Ashland Gallery Association:
Adelante! Gallery & Tea House: 88 N. Main St., www.adelantegalleryteahouse.com, 541-488-0290. Plein air oil paintings by New Mexico artist Leigh Gusterson, live music, tea and chocolate.
ART & SOUL GALLERY: 247 E. Main St., www.artandsoulgallery.com, 541-488-9006. "On Location in France," watercolor paintings by Sue Bennett; live music by Douglas Ross on dulcimer; wine and refreshments.
ASHLAND ART CENTER: 357 E. Main St., www.ashlandartcenter.org, 541-301-5975. Watercolor and pastel paintings by Donna Hertz, open artist studios, live music by Daniel Carr, and refreshments.
ASHLAND ART WORKS: 291 Oak St., www.ashlandartworks.com, 541-488-4735. Tibetan-style weaving and masks by Monique Barker, watercolor paintings by Catherine McElroy, live music and refreshments.
BOHEMIA GALLERY AND FRAMING: 552 A St., www.bohemiagallery.com, 541-488-5227. Abstract figurative paintings by Clifford Wilton.
DAVIS AND CLINE GALLERY: 525 A St., Suite 1, 541-482-2069, www.davisandcline.com. "New Lifeforms," blown-glass sculptures by Kathleen Elliot, and "The New Still Life," mixed-media paintings by Katherine Ace. The gallery will not be open for First Friday art walk.
GALLERIE KARON: 500 A St., 541-482-9008. Photography by Jesse Widener, live jazz and munchies.
HANSON HOWARD GALLERY: 89 Oak St., www.hansonhowardgallery.com, 541-488-2562. Oil paintings by Carol Ingram and ceramic sculptures by Dennis Meiners.
HillTop Gallery: 859B Mountain Meadows Drive, www.numinousstudiowest.com, 541-708-5141. "Postcards of China," digital illustrations by Laura Olivera and paintings by Bruce Iverson. The gallery will not be open for Friday's art walk.
HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART: 270 E. Main St., www.houstoncustomframing.com, 541-482-1983. New mixed-media paintings and photography by Thomas M. Houston and a hula performance by members of Ka Pi'o O Ke Anuenue.
ILLAHE STUDIOS AND GALLERY: 215 Fourth St., www.illahegallery.com, 541-488-5072. "Reflections of Nature," ceramic tiles by Mary Lynn Buss and paintings and sculptures by Cheryl Williams; live music by guitarist Jeff Kloetzel; wine and refreshments.
NIMBUS: 25 E. Main St., 541-482-3621. Fired copper artworks by Kara Young.
SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART: 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., www.sou.edu/sma, 541-552-6245. "Jewels of the Navajo Loom: The Rugs of Teec Nos Pos," 30 rugs by Navajo weavers, and paintings by contemporary Portland artist Eva Lake. The gallery will be closed for Friday's art walk.
THOMAS LEE GALLERY: 20 S. First St., www.thomasleegallery.com, 541-482-1135. Prints by Arunas Zilys.
THE WEBSTERS: 11 N. Main St., www.yarnatwebsters.com, 541-482-9801. Artful clothing, jewelry, hats and accessories.
Associate members of the Ashland Gallery Association include:
ASHLAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL: 280 Maple St., www.ashlandhospital.org, 541-201-4005. Works by six artists from Ashland Art Center. The gallery is open until 6 p.m. weekdays.
CREEKSIDE PIZZA BISTRO: 92 N. Main St., www.creeksidepizza.com, 541-482-4131. Acrylic paintings by Zoe West.
ENOTECA BY EDENVALE: 17 N. Main St., www.edenvalleyorchards.com, 541-482-3377. Paintings by Thomas Kinkade from a private collection, wine and tapas.
Family Massage Education Center: 1081 E. Main St., www.hellofmec.com, 541-482-3567. Paintings by Colleen Ward, live music by the Flown in Fresh Band and guitarist Toby Tenderich, massages and chocolate provided by Zorba's Raw Chocolate.
Gradient Gallery: 175 N. Main St., www.ashlandmethodist.org, 541-482-3647. The gallery is closed for the summer.
Hannon Library: 1250 Siskiyou Blvd. (on the Southern Oregon University campus), www.hannonlib.sou.edu, 541-552-6023. Works by students, faculty and other local artists.
Lindy Kehoe Gallery: 296 E. Main St. (inside Hemporium), 541-482-3350. Paintings and illustrations by Lindy Kehoe.
LIQUID ASSETS WINE BAR: 96 N. Main St., www.liquidassetswinebar.com, 541-482-9463. Photography by George Martin; "Letters to the Sea," paintings by Keith Johnson; and watercolor landscapes by Beth Martin.
LOVE REVOLUTION: 111 E. Main St., 541-201-2060. Evocative art by regional artists, live music and wine.
Oasis: 258 A. St., Suite 21, 541-778-4806. Works by Eric Nez, live music and refreshments.
PELTON HOUSE: 228 B St., www.peltonhouse.com, 541-488-7003. Photography by Sarah Patterson and Dan Elster and paintings by Cathy DeForest.
PLAZA Salon and Spa: 60 N. Main St., www.ashlandplazaspa.com, 541-890-6108. Works by Cory Ross and live music by Random Sound.
Taroki Pan-Pacific Bistro: 62 E. Main St., www.tarokoashland.com, 541-488-7108. Works by Cathy Dorris and Gaelyn Larrick.
Weisinger's of Ashland: 3150 Siskiyou Blvd., www.weisingers.com, 541-488-5989. Photography by Daniel Beck, and wine.
Working studio members:
Backroads studio: 161 Fourth St., www.backroadsproductions.com. "Ten Years in Taos," a retrospective of works by Harriet Greene and Martin Goldman, and live music by guitarist Roanne Lewis.
CATHY dEFOREST sTUDIO: 1067 Emigrant Creek Road, www.gallerydeforest.com, 541-690-6976. Etchings, printmaking, artist books, photography and letterpress prints by Cathy DeForest. The studio will be closed for Friday's art walk.
Cathy Dorris Studio: 130 A St., www.cdorrisart.blogspot.com, 541-821-0651. Zen-style assemblages by Cathy Dorris.
CONCETTI FINE ARTS: 40 N. Main St., 541-601-0963. "Taking Flight: An Exploration of Beings in Feathers," paintings by Sandy Cathcart; live music; wine and hors d'oeuvres.
ETIENNE Studio: 143 N. Third St., www.etiennegallery.com, 541-482-1766. Acrylic paintings by Suzanne Etienne. The studio will be closed for Friday's art walk.
GATHERING GLASS STUDIO: 322 N. Pioneer St., www.gatheringglass.com, 541-488-4738. Glassworks and demonstrations by Keith Gabor, Scott Carlson and Jeff Addicott.
JEGA GALLERY AND SCULPTURE GARDEN: 625 A St., www.jega4art.com, 541-488-2474. "Opening to New Perspectives," a stone sculpture by J. Ellen Austin; live music and refreshments.
STUDIO A. B.: 621 A St., www.babayard.com, www.anndisalvo.com, 541-482-2253. New digital collages by Bruce Bayard ; charcoal, pastel and graphite drawings by Ann DiSalvo; and live music by Duo Flamenco.