First Friday art walk in Ashland

Carol Ingram explores mythology in a new collection of oil paintings, showing at Hanson Howard Gallery, 89 Oak St., Ashland. In "Libyan Sibyl," above, Ingram depicts Phemonoe, the prophetess presiding over the Zeus.

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.

"Fool the Eye and Feed the Soul," whimsical, mixed-media paintings by Nancy Zufich.

ASHLAND ART CENTER

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

"Dynamic and Still Life," paintings and illustrations by Yelena Joy; drawings and paintings by AAC students; and open artist studios.

ASHLAND ART WORKS

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

Art and handmade gifts by 16 local artists.

Ashland Painters Union

271/2; N. Main St., No. 2. 541-535-1091 or www.ashlandpaintersunion.org.

A group show, featuring new works by gallery members.

GALLERIE KARON

500 A St. 541-482-9008.

"Fine Wine and Felines," mixed-media works by 12 gallery artists.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY

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

The annual Holiday Salon, featuring paintings, encaustics, woodcuts, prints and sculptures by gallery artists.

HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART

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

A holiday show of small artworks, and video projections by Todd Barton and Bruce Bayard.

ILLAHE STUDIOS AND GALLERY

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

Ceramic sculptures by Portland artist Tony Furtado and handcrafted gift items by gallery artists.

NIMBUS

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

Pottery by Ken Standhardt.

PHOTOGRAPHERS' GALLERY IN THE ASHLAND ART CENTER

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

Photographs of the Siskiyou Mountains by Zach Ehlert, and works by 10 other local photographers.

PUSH ART GALLERY

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

Fabric creatures by Tina Angermeier, along with photography, collage and glassworks by artists from the Pacific Northwest and New Jersey.

THOMAS LEE GALLERY

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

"Out of the Bowl," metal fruit sculptures by Thad Markham.

Associate members of the Ashland Gallery Association include:

BELLE FIORE ESTATE & WINERY

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

Watercolor paintings by Deanna St. Martin.

CREEKSIDE PIZZA BISTRO

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

Acrylic paintings by Miles Frode.

ENOTECA BY EDENVALE

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

Photography by Joseph Linaschke and graphite drawings by Matthew Bohn.


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.

Photography by Barbara Tricarico and other photographers, who were featured in her coffee-table book, "Ashland, Oregon."

HILL STATION

287 Fourth St. www.hillstationashland.com.

Oil paintings by Eve Golden-Fields.

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 Dan Elster, and oil paintings by David Gordon.

LOVE REVOLUTION

111 E. Main St. 541-201-2060 or www.loveashland.com.

Evocative art by local artists.

PELTON HOUSE

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

Wildlife photography by Dan Elster.

TAROKO PAN-PACIFIC BISTRO

62 E. Main St. 541-488-7108 or www.tarokoashland.com.

Haiku art by Cathy Dorris and mixed-media, Asian landscapes by Gaelyn Larrick.

WATERSTONE SALON

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

Photography by Gail Colbern.

WEISINGER'S OF ASHLAND

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

Mixed-media paintings by Cheryl Colwell.

Working studio members:

BACKROADS STUDIO

161 Fourth St. 541-482-3672 or www.backroadsproductions.com.

Marble sculptures and prints by Harriet Greene, and illustrations and photography by Martin Goldman.

GATHERING GLASS STUDIO

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

Glassworks and demonstrations by Keith Gabor, Scott Carlson and Jeff Addicott.

JEGA GALLERY AND SCULPTURE GARDEN

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

Collage and prints by Wilkins-O'Riley Zinn, who died last year. Proceeds from Zinn's prints will go toward the Zinn Memorial Scholarship Fund.

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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