First Friday art walk in Ashland

Illustrations by Susan Frank will be displayed at Art & Soul.

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.

"Fashion Illustration," fashion paintings and drawings by Susan Frank.

ASHLAND ART CENTER

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

Assemblage art by Dale Muir wil be displayed. Art in a variety of mediums by Southern Oregon University students also will be displayed.

ASHLAND ART WORKS

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

Hand-knotted, woven tapestries and papier-mache masks by Monique Barker and oil paintings by Sandra Davis.

Ashland Painters Union

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

"Pouring Bordeaux," paintings by Eric Navickas are repainted master paintings of executions.

GALLERIE KARON

500 A St. 541-482-9008.

"Husbands, Wives and Lovers," Painters, writers, photographers and more will display their expressions of love.

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.

"Gumaelius and Anne Kristine," collaborating husband and wife artists Robin and John Gumaelius incorporate ceramic, steel and wood to create animated human and birdlike sculptures. Paintings by Anne Kristine also will be displayed.

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.

Elan Chardin Gombart paints landscapes, cuts them up and reassembles them like a puzzle to reenvision the world as we see it. Also being displayed is a collaborative exhibit by Elaine Frenett, Jean Warren and Floy Zittin. The group circulates a sketchbook through the mail that creates a visual conversation of their travels and life experiences. Live music will be by David Elan Kelley.

NIMBUS

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

Hyper-realistic watercolor paintings of wine country scenes by Eric Christensen will be displayed.

PHOTOGRAPHERS' GALLERY IN THE ASHLAND ART CENTER

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

Photographs from featured photographer David Sherman's 2004 honeymoon in Greece will be displayed.

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. At 7 p.m., there will be a dance performance by SOU students followed by music by Terry Longshore.

THOMAS LEE GALLERY

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

Acrylic paintings by Washington artist Linnea Hoover.

Associate members of the Ashland Gallery Association include:


BELLE FIORE ESTATE & WINERY

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

CREEKSIDE PIZZA BISTRO

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

"Creeks at Creekside," oil paintings by D. Zeno Thanes.

ENOTECA BY EDENVALE

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

Posters from the past 25 years of A Taste of Ashland will be displayed.

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.

Preview art to be displayed during Southern Oregon University's 7th annual Southern Oregon Arts & Research conference.

HILL STATION

287 Fourth St. www.hillstationashland.com.

"Holocene," oil paintings by Jennifer Cannon.

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.

Watercolors and pastels of Japanese gardens and similar themes by Charles Anderson. Live music will be by Midnight Party

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 illustrations and a new series of ocean 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.

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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