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First Friday art walk in Ashland

New exhibits highlight the First Friday art walk in Ashland's downtown and Railroad District. The monthly art walk will be held from 5 to 8 p.m.

Art-walk maps are available at the galleries and the 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:

AMERICAN TRAILS: 27 N. Main St., www.americantrails.com, 541-488-2731. Pottery, prints, baskets and jewelry in American-Indian themes. Watercolor paintings by Dave Bartholet.

ART AND SOUL GALLERY: 247 E. Main St., www.artandsoulgallery.com, 541-488-9006. "Oregon in Pastel," a collection of Oregon landscapes in pastel by Steve Bennett and dulcimer music by Douglas Ross.

ART FX: 45 E. Main St., 541-482-1499. Fine, custom jewelry, glass and ceramic art by various artists and refreshments.

ASHLAND ART CENTER: 357 E. Main St., www.ashlandartcenter.org, 541-301-5975. Watercolor and pastel drawings by Joseph Crowell and pastel and acrylic paintings by Maggie Bezuhly, as well as live music by keyboardist Garrett Baxter. Open artist studios and refreshments on the studio's second floor and basement.

ASHLAND ART WORKS: 291 Oak St., www.ashlandartworks.com, 541-488-4735. A group show featuring jewelry, artwork, ornaments and seasonal decorations by local artists and artisans, as well as sacred geometry paintings by guest artist Omar Montano.

BOHEMIA GALLERY AND FRAMING: 552 A St., www.bohemiagallery.com, 541-488-5227, an art lounge, framery, gift shop and live performance venue. "Pathways to Printmaking," featuring works by Barbara Bruckman, Cathy DeForest, Holly Kilpatrick, Julie Vandenberg, Dane Isner and Ann Britt Malden, as well as wine-tasting courtesy of Liquid Assets.

CONCETTI FINE ARTS: 40 N. Main St., www.lindacurtisstudio.com, 541-601-0963. Lion-themed oil paintings by Sandy Cathcart, as well as live music, wine and hors d'oeuvres.

DAVIS AND CLINE GALLERY: 525 A St., Suite 1, 541-482-2069, www.davisandcline.com. The gallery's exhibits are posted on its website.

GALLERIE KARON: 500 A St., 541-482-9008. "Gifted," a holiday show featuring work by 24 Northwest artists, as well as live jazz music and refreshments.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY: 82 N. Main St., www.hansonhowardgallery.com, 541-488-2562. Stone and ceramic sculptures by Wataru Sugiyama and oil paintings by Judy Howard.

HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART: 270 E. Main St., www.houstoncustomframing.com, 541-482-1983. "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall," a framed-mirror art show.

ILLAHE STUDIOS AND GALLERY: 215 Fourth St., www.illahegallery.com, 541-488-5072. "Soul Expressions," featuring wood-fired ceramic sculptures by Penelope Dews and oil paintings by Danna Tartaglia, as well as live music by Jeff and Julian Jones, wine and refreshments courtesy of Recession Candy Co. Tartaglia also will perform a painting demonstration during the art walk.

JEGA GALLERY AND SCULPTURE GARDEN: 625 A St., www.jega4art.com, 541-488-2474. An exhibit by gallery artists, including Dawn Ferrari, Sharon Boyer, Jason Bueter, Chris Dworin, Jim Johnson, Tej Steiner, Ingo Wedde and J. Ellen Austin.

NIMBUS: 25 E. Main St., 541-482-3621. "Bending Light," oil paintings and wall hangings by Linda Lamore, as well as wine and cheese.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART: 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., www.sou.edu/sma, 541-552-6245, a resource for fine-art exhibits and art education. "Unintended Consequences: Art and the Digital Age," featuring exhibits by Daniel Henderson, Shaurya Kumar and Brett Phares, will be displayed through Dec. 10.

THOMAS LEE GALLERY: 40 N. Main St., www.thomasleegallery.com, 541-482-1135. Pen-and-ink landscape drawings by Nancy Kolliner.

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. ACH promotes the integration of art and health care. The hospital gallery will be closed for November's First Friday art walk.

ASHLAND SPRINGS HOTEL: 212 E. Main St., www.ashlandspringshotel.com, 541-488-1700. The hotel will not be participating in the November art walk.

BOULEVARD COFFEE: 555 Siskiyou Blvd., www.boulevard-coffee.com, 541-482-0456. Acrylic paintings by Sandi Whetzel.

CREEKSIDE PIZZA BISTRO: 92 N. Main St., www.creeksidepizza.com, 541-482-4131. Monotypes and woodcuts by Nancy Jo Mullen.

THE CROWN JEWEL: 130 E. Main St., www.thecrownjewel.net, 541-488-2401. Hand-painted cigar boxes by Michelle Murphy-Ferguson.

CULTUREWORKS: 310 Oak St., www.culture-works.net, 541-488-4888. Oil paintings by Roman Villagrana.

ENOTECA BY EDENVALE: 17 N. Main St., www.edenvalleyorchards.com, 541-482-3377. Wine-themed oil paintings and giclees by Suzanne Etienne and Nicole Etienne Powell, as well as wine from Eden Vale Winery.

THE GALLERY AT LITHIA SPRINGS: 2165 W. Jackson Road, www.ashlandinn.com, 541-482-7128. "The Call Continued," paintings by Daniel Verner, as well as wine tastings and light refreshments.

LIQUID ASSETS WINE BAR: 96 N. Main St., www.liquidassetswinebar.com, 541-482-9463. Lithographs of John Lennon and Norman Rockwell's work, serigraphs of Leroy Neiman and Paul Wunderlich's work, photography by Roger Dorband and multimedia work by Andrei Engleman.

PELTON HOUSE: 228 B St., www.peltonhouse.com, 541-488-7003. Photography by Sarah Patterson, wildlife photography by Dan Elster and paintings by Cathy DeForest.

Working studio members:

ETIENNE GALLERY: 143 N. Third St., www.etiennegallery.com, 541-482-1766. Colorful acrylic artwork by Suzanne Etienne. The studio will be closed for November's art walk.

GATHERING GLASS STUDIO: 322 N. Pioneer St., www.gatheringglass.com, 541-488-4738. Glass work by Scott Carlson and Keith Gabor, as well as a sale on glass pumpkins and gallery works.

STUDIO A. B.: 621 A St., www.babayard.com, www.anndisalvo.com, 541-482-2253. "The Weekly Press," a 1,000-image series of digital collages by Bruce Bayard, as well as live music by bassist Joe Cohoon.

'Slippery Knot' and other oil paintings by Danna Tartaglia will be displayed at Illahe Studios & Gallery in Ashland.