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. Astronomy-themed illustrations on metal by Erik Anderson, wine by RoxyAnn Winery, appetizers by Cucina Biazzi and tea.
ART & SOUL GALLERY: 247 E. Main St., www.artandsoulgallery.com, 541-488-9006. "Whole Hearted," mixed-media, abstract paintings by Eve Margo Withrow, live music by Douglas Ross on dulcimer, wine and refreshments.
ASHLAND ART CENTER: 357 E. Main St., www.ashlandartcenter.org, 541-301-5975. Photographs of Southern Oregon by David Lorenz Winston, open artist studios, live music by Chris Johnson and Mark Arinsberg and refreshments.
ASHLAND ART WORKS: 291 Oak St., www.ashlandartworks.com, 541-488-4735. Handcrafted, wooden trays by local students and artists, whimsical, clay works by Marydee Bombick, woodworks by John Weston, 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. "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. Mixed-media, impressionist paintings by California artist Jane Liston, live jazz and munchies.
HANSON HOWARD GALLERY: 89 Oak St., www.hansonhowardgallery.com, 541-488-2562. "Right Before Your Eyes," photography by Vincent Leandro.
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. The second annual Mosaic Invitational, glass and ceramic works by five local and regional artists, live music by guitarist Stephen Kane, wine and refreshments.
NIMBUS: 25 E. Main St., 541-482-3621. Fired, copper artworks by Kara Young, wine and refreshments.
SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART: 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., www.sou.edu/sma, 541-552-6245. "Portland2012: A Biennial of Contemporary Art," multimedia works by 18 Oregon artists. 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 national artists.
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 eight 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. Mixed-media paintings by Miles Frode.
ENOTECA BY EDENVALE: 17 N. Main St., www.edenvalleyorchards.com, 541-482-3377. Paintings, prints and drawings by employees of EdenVale Winery, beer tastings by Southern Oregon Brewing Co., live music by G.R. Nelson and finger foods.
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, free massages, chocolate provided by Zorba's Raw Chocolate and Bliss Bars.
Gradient Gallery: 175 N. Main St., www.ashlandmethodist.org, 541-482-3647. Works by Walker Elementary School students, as well as refreshments.
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 Autumn Skye Morrison, 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. Charcoal drawings and oil paintings by Shallan McDonald, a fashion show by Cody Allen, students from Pole Dance Fitness Medford and music by DJ Burger Daddy
Taroko Pan-Pacific Bistro: 62 E. Main St., www.tarokoashland.com, 541-488-7108. Haiku art by Cathy Dorris and mixed-media Asian landscapes 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. Marble sculptures and prints by Harriet Greene, illustrations and photography by 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. "El Dia de los Muertos," mixed-media works by five artists, live music, wine and Mexican hors d'oeuvres.
ETIENNE Studio: 143 N. Third St., www.etiennegallery.com, 541-482-1766. A new, woodsy series of acrylic paintings by Suzanne Etienne and refreshments.
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. "Day of the Dead," a posthumous, multimedia exhibit of works by seven artists, live music and refreshments.