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First Friday art walk in Ashland

Sculpture by Nelson Davis and Pamela Kroll at Hanson Howard Gallery, India ink drawings by Shan Lollis, oil paintings by Danna Tartaglia and new abstract multi-media paintings and wall sculptures by Linda Lamore will highlight the First Friday art walk in Ashland's downtown and railroad district. The art walk will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., and visitors can look for many other new exhibits at participating galleries, along with wine-tasting and live music.

Art walk maps are available at the galleries and at the Ashland Chamber of Commerce.

The following galleries are members of the Ashland Gallery Association:

AMERICAN TRAILS: 27 N. Main St., www.americantrails.com, 488-2731. Pottery, prints, baskets and jewelry in American Indian themes, along with handcrafted jewelry by Priscilla Nieto and Harvey Abeyta of Santo Domingo, Mexico.

ART AND SOUL GALLERY: 247 E. Main St., www.artandsoulgallery.com, 488-9006. "Visitations," a collection of oil paintings by Marge Heilman.

ART FX: 45 E. Main St., 482-1499. Fine custom and unique jewelry by Chuck Troutman and sculpture by Peregrine O'Gormley.

ASHLAND ART WORKS: 291 Oak St., www.ashlandartworks.com, 488-4735. Galleries, studios and a sculpture garden. Ceramics by Cheryl Kempner, Tibetan-style weavings and masks by Monique Barker and bronze portraits by Meera Censor.

BOHEMIA GALLERY AND FRAMING: 552 A St., www.bohemiagallery.com, 488-5227. An art lounge, framery, gift shop and live performance venue. "Windows and Wings," featuring paintings by Cate Strom and Inger Jorgensen and sculpture by Cary Lathan Weigand. Live music by guitarist Jeff Pevar and wine- tasting courtesy of Liquid Assets.

CONCETTI FINE ARTS: 40 N. Main St., www.lindacurtisstudio.com, 482-9900. Oil paintings by Robert Williamson depicting the first six months of the ancient Roman calendar.

DAVIS AND CLINE GALLERY: 525 A St., Suite 1, 482-2069, www.davisandcline.com. The gallery's exhibits are posted at davisandcline.com. The gallery will be closed during the First Friday art walk.

Etienne GALLERY: 270 Fourth St., 482-1766, www.etiennegallery.com. "Into the Woods," a collection of landscapes and wildlife paintings.

GALLERIE KARON: 500 A St., 482-9008. "Woman's Journey: A Life in Paintings" by Rebecca Gabriel. A book of illustrations by the artist will be available. There will be live jazz.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY: 82 N. Main St., www.hansonhowardgallery.com, 488-2562. "The Unusual Suspects" featuring mixed-media sculpture by Nelson Davis and mixed-media painting by Pamela Kroll.

HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART: 270 E. Main St., www.houstoncustomframing.com, 482-1983. Chalk pastel paintings by Thomas Houston and works by gallery members Russell Chatham, Yuji Hiratsuka, Mayumi Oda and others. Improvisational soundscapes by Houston and Bruce Bayard.

ILLAHE STUDIOS AND GALLERY: 215 Fourth St., www.illahetile.com, 488-5072. "Black and White with a Splash of Red," featuring drawings in India ink with touches of acrylic paint by Shan Lollis, and "Hooves in Motion," a collection of oil paintings of horses by Danna Tartaglia. Music by guitarist Danny Moffat.

JEGA GALLERY AND SCULPTURE GARDEN: 625 A St., www.jega4art.com, 488-2474. A garden art complex that includes Studio AB — featuring artists Ann Disalvo and B. Allen Bayard — and the Toni Renée Copper Gallery, along with contemporary art by J. Ellen Austin and other artists. "Horse: Symbol of Power and Freedom," a collection of oil paintings by Dina D'Argo, will be at Toni Renée Copper Gallery. There also will be a book signing by L.W. Barney of Grants Pass, author of "Portrait of Raynee" and "Return to Whiskey Hill."

THE LIVING GALLERY: 20 S. First St., www.thelivinggallery.com, 482-9795. The gallery will be closed for First Friday.

NIMBUS: 25 E. Main St., 482-3621. Fine art and contemporary crafts, along with abstract mixed-media paintings by Linda Lamore.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART: 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., www.sou.edu/sma, 552-6245. A resource for fine art exhibits and art education. The museum is closed during the First Friday art walk.

THE WEBSTERS: 11 N. Main St., www.yarnatwebsters.com, 482-9801. Artful clothing, jewelry, hats and accessories.

Associate members of the Ashland Gallery include:

ALBION INN: 34 Union St., www.albion-inn.com, 488-3905. Paintings by Robert Burridge.

ASHLAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL: 280 Maple St., www.ashlandhospital.org, 201-4005. ACH promotes the integration of art and health care with a variety of artwork by Linda Evans, Sarah F. Burns, Lara Strazdas, Marjory Foster, Sidney Edwin Field, Anyes B., Wanda Pepin, Marge Payne, Joy Light, Thalia Keple, Carol Harvey and Robin Lane. A reception will be held in the lobby of Diagnostic and Surgery. There will be appetizers, wine, free wine glasses commemorating the first anniversary of ACH's participation in First Friday art walks and live music.

ashland springs hotel: 212 E. Main St., www.ashlandspringshotel.com, 488-1700. New exhibits in the lobby.

THE CROWN JEWEL: 130 E. Main St., www.thecrownjewel.net, 488-2401. Oregon sunstones and opals, along with art by Shelly Jilson, Shayla Davis, Nora Broughton and Papaya.

LIQUID ASSETS WINE BAR: 96 N. Main St., No. 201, www.liquidassetswinebar.com, 482-9463. Photographs by Suzy Birster-Hudson and paintings by Ann Kinkade.

PELTON HOUSE BED AND BREAKFAST: 228 B St., www.peltonhouse.com, 488-7003. Photography by Sarah Patterson and paintings by Cathy DeForest.

Working studio members:

GATHERING GLASS STUDIO: 322 N. Pioneer St.,www.gatheringglass.com, 488-4738. Glass blowing demonstrations.

POSITIVELY 4TH STREET STUDIO & GALLERY: Pottery, glass, folk art and paintings.

studio 5: 258 A St., No. 5 (above Lela's Cafe), 482-7266. Jewelry by Thalia Keple will be showcased.

Oil on board paintings from Ashland artist Inger Nova Jorgensen's 'Blue Flight Series' will be displayed through September at Bohemia Gallery and Framing. See listing on this page.