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First Friday art walk in Ashland

 Posted: 2:00 AM April 03, 2014

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:

ART & SOUL GALLERY

247 E. Main St. 541-488-9006 or www.artandsoulgallery.com.

"Off the Beaten Path," oil paintings by Chuck Prudhomme of landscapes, buildings and similar scenes.

ASHLAND ART CENTER

357 E. Main St. 541-482-2772 or www.ashlandartcenter.org.

"Works on Paper," printmaking art by Tiffany Hokanson.

ASHLAND ART WORKS

291 Oak St. 541-488-4735 or www.ashlandartworks.com.

Romantic clocks by Don Gilmer and hand-painted scarves by Connie Simonsen.

Ashland Painters Union

271/2; N. Main St., No. 2. 541-621-7767 or www.ashlandpaintersunion.org.

"Parishable," group show by member artists.

GALLERIE KARON

500 A St. 541-482-9008.

"Artist as Poet," art by various poets.

Gumbo — Community Arts Experience

280 E. Hersey St. 541-708-0788 or www.gumboarts.org.

Paint, dance, drum and invoke Goddesses.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY

89 Oak St. 541-488-2562 or www.hansonhowardgallery.com.

"Distinctive Characters and Ordinary Folks," figurative paintings by Karen Staal, Wayne Armstrong and Robert Koch, and sculpture by Candice Miller.

HILLTOP GALLERY

859B Mountain Meadows Drive. 541-708-5141 or www.numinousstudiowest.com.

"Squaring Off," Richard and Rochelle Newman use the square as an organization principle in their art.

HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART

270 E. Main St. 541-482-1983 or www.houstoncustomframing.com.

Art by Sarah Waldron, Thomas M. Houston, Yuji Hiratsuka, Stephen McMillan and others.

ILLAHE STUDIOS AND GALLERY

215 Fourth St. 541-488-5072 or www.illahegallery.com.

Book art by 14 artists will be displayed along with the collaborative community book art project, "Community Press." Live music will be provided by Jef Ramsey on saxophone.

NIMBUS

25 E. Main St. 541-482-3621 or www.clubnimbus.net.

Studio pottery by Patrick Horsley.

PHOTOGRAPHERS' GALLERY IN THE ASHLAND ART CENTER

357 E. Main St. 541-301-5975 or www.ashlandphotographersgallery.com.

PUSH ART GALLERY

274 Fourth St., Suite 1. 360-393-2145 or www.pushartashland.com.

Abstract and contemporary art including sculpture, photography and paper media.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART

1250 Siskiyou Blvd. 541-552-6245 or www.sou.edu/sma.

"3," exhibits by Heidi Schwegler, Avantika Bawa and Matt McCormick.

THOMAS LEE GALLERY

20 S. First St. 541-482-1135 or www.thomasleegallery.com.

Contemporary landscape paintings by Ford Smith.

Associate members of the Ashland Gallery Association include:

BELLE FIORE ESTATE & WINERY


955 Dead Indian Memorial Road. 541-488-9765.

Watercolors by Deanna St. Martin.

CREEKSIDE PIZZA BISTRO

92 N. Main St. 541-482-4131 or www.creeksidepizza.com.

Paintings in various styles by Ashland High School students Sonora Mindling-Werling and Sam Gostnell.

ENOTECA BY EDENVALE

17 N. Main St. 541-482-3377 or www.edenvalleyorchards.com.

FAMILY MASSAGE EDUCATION CENTER

1081 E. Main St. 541-482-3567 or www.hellofmec.com.

Pen, ink and watercolor drawings by Carolee Buck.

HANNON LIBRARY

1250 Siskiyou Blvd. (on the Southern Oregon University campus). 541-552-6816 or www.hannonlib.sou.edu.

"The Craft Behind the Art at OSF," costume renderings, set images and set models from Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2014 season will be displayed alongside photos, outtakes and illustrations. Music will be provided by More Fools Than Wise, Fontegara, renaissance recorder players and award-winning pianist Tatsiana Asheichyk.

HILL STATION

287 Fourth St. www.hillstationashland.com.

Oil paintings by Anita Sumariwalla.

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. 541-482-9463 or www.liquidassetswinebar.com.

Photography by Joseph Linaschke and George Martin as well as paintings by Keith Johnson.

PELTON HOUSE

228 B St. 541-488-7003 or www.peltonhouse.com.

Wildlife photography by Dan Elster.

Salame Restaurant

47 N. Main St., Ashland. 541-708-5881 or www.salameashland.com.

WATERSTONE SALON

14 S. First St. 541-488-3700 or www.waterstonesalon.com.

Photography by Gail Colbern.

WEISINGER Family Winery

3150 Siskiyou Blvd. 541-488-5989 or www.weisingers.com.

The many faces of Pompadour.

Working studio members:

BACKROADS STUDIO

9647 Wagner Creek Road, Talent. 541-535-6114 or www.backroadsproductions.com.

Sculptures and marble, stonecut prints by Harriet Greene, and a new series of ocean photography by Martin Goldman.

GATHERING GLASS STUDIO

322 N. Pioneer St. 541-488-4738 or www.gatheringglass.com.

Demonstrations by Keith Gabor, Scott Carlson and Jeff Addicott.

JEGA GALLERY AND SCULPTURE GARDEN

625 A St. 541-488-2474 or www.jega4art.com.

"Women with Attitude and Men Who Love Women with Attitude," juried exhibit celebrating Women's History Month.

STUDIO A.B.

621 A St. 541-482-2253, www.babayard.com or www.anndisalvo.com.

Digital works by Bruce Bayard, and drawings by Ann DiSalvo.


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