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 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:
ADELANTE! GALLERY & TEA HOUSE: Tea House: 88 N. Main St., www.adelantegalleryteahouse.com, 541-488-0290. Gift-worthy art in a variety of media, including jewelry and ceramic, as well as new works by gallery artists, live music, tea and holiday treats.
AMERICAN TRAILS: 27 N. Main St., www.americantrails.com, 541-488-2731. Closeout sale on all pottery, prints, baskets and jewelry. The gallery will not be open for December's art walk.
ART & SOUL GALLERY: 247 E. Main St., www.artandsoulgallery.com, 541-488-9006. "Painted Memories of 2011," a collection of plein air oil landscapes by Silvia Trujillo, as well as dulcimer music by Douglas Ross, wine and refreshments.
ASHLAND ART CENTER: 357 E. Main St., www.ashlandartcenter.org, 541-301-5975. Works by textile artist Jo Ann Manzone, as well as open artist studios, refreshments and live music by Planet Lullaby.
ASHLAND ART WORKS: 291 Oak St., ashlandartworks.com, 541-488-4735. The annual holiday show and sale featuring works by gallery artists.
BOHEMIA GALLERY AND FRAMING: 552 A St., www.bohemiagallery.com, 541-488-5227. "Big and Small," a collection of photography, ceramics and paintings by seven artists, as well as wine and refreshments.
CONCETTI FINE ARTS: 40 N. Main St., 541-601-0963. Local artist Sandy Cathcart will be on hand signing copies of her book "Wild Woman." Hors d'oeuvres, wine and live music also will be available.
DAVIS AND CLINE GALLERY: 525 A St., Suite 1, 541-482-2069, www.davisandcline.com. The gallery's next exhibit "The Figurative Show" opens in February.
GALLERIE KARON: 500 A St., 541-482-9008. "Gifted," a collection of gift-worthy items by 25 artists, as well as live jazz and munchies.
HANSON HOWARD GALLERY: 89 Oak St., www.hansonhowardgallery.com, 541-488-2562. Annual holiday salon, featuring work by gallery artists.
HILLTOP GALLERY: 859B Mountain Meadows Drive, www.numinousstudiowest.com, 541-708-5141. "A Stitch in Time," a collection of works by fiber artists Kris Hoppe and Rochelle Newman. The gallery will not be open for Friday's art walk.
HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART: 270 E. Main St., www.houstoncustomframing.com, 541-482-1983. Oil paintings by Sarah Waldron as well as an exhibit by gallery artists.
ILLAHE STUDIOS AND GALLERY: 215 Fourth St., www.illahegallery.com, 541-488-5072. The third annual Holiday Group Glass Show, as well as live music by guitarist Jeff Kloetzel, wine by RoxyAnn Winery and toffee samples by Recession Candy Co.
JEGA GALLERY AND SCULPTURE GARDEN: 625 A St., www.jega4art.com, 541-488-2474. "Movement and Light," a collection of photography by Daniel Verner, and "Art Embracing the Emotions," a collection of photography by Steven Blumenkranz and Kent DeHass, as well as live music and refreshments.
NIMBUS: 25 E. Main St., 541-482-3621. "Fluid Universe," a collection of digital photographs by MaryAnn Czermak, as well as samples of European "drinking chocolate."
SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART: 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., www.sou.edu/sma, 541-552-6245. "Mi Linda Soledad," a collection of works by Emilio Lobato, as well as "Felt to Steel," a collection of new works by Ellen Wishnetsky-Mueller.
THOMAS LEE GALLERY: 20 S. First St., www.thomasleegallery.com, 541-482-1135. Oil paintings by California artist Dan Berkeland, as well as wine and refreshments.
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 ARTISAN EMPORIUM: 1670 Ashland St., www.ashlandartisanemporium.com, 541-708-0577. Photography, paintings, sculptures, jewelry and fiber arts by about 200 local artists and artisans. Refreshments also are available.
ASHLAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL: 280 Maple St., www.ashlandhospital.org, 541-201-4005. Works by seven artists from Ashland Art Center, live music by jazz guitarist Ed Dunsavage, wine by RoxyAnn Winery, hot cider and appetizers.
CREEKSIDE PIZZA BISTRO: 92 N. Main St., www.creeksidepizza.com, 541-482-4131. Mixed-media and screen printing on wood panels by Jess Gleasman.
THE CROWN JEWEL: 130 E. Main St., www.thecrownjewel.net, 541-488-2401. Handmade copper earrings by Lynn Whipp.
ENOTECA BY EDENVALE: 17 N. Main St., www.edenvalleyorchards.com, 541-482-3377. A series of acrylic paintings by Millie Clarke as well as wine from EdenVale Winery.
FAMILY MAASSAGE EDUCATION CENTER: 1081 E. Main St., www.hellofmec.com, 541-482-3567. Mixed-media works and cards of Ashland landmarks by Carolee Buck, as well as live music, massages and chocolate.
GRADIENT GALLERY: 175 N. Main St., www.ashlandmethodist.org, 541-482-3647. Art by Walker Elementary School students, as well as refreshments.
HANNON LIBRARY: 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., www.hannonlib.sou.edu, 541-552-6023. Exhibits by student, faculty and local artists.
LIQUID ASSETS WINE BAR: 96 N. Main St., www.liquidassetswinebar.com, 541-482-9463. Paintings by Harriett Rex Smith and Eva Thiemann and prints by Pat Holton.
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:
BACKROADS STUDIO: 161 Fourth St., www.backroadsproductions.com. Work by Harriet Greene and Martin Goldman, as well as live music and refreshments.
CATHY DORRIS STUDIO: 130 A St., www.cdorrisart.blogspot.com, 541-821-0651. "Seraphim," a collection of "angelic" mixed-media works by local artists, as well as live music.
ETIENNE STUDIO: 143 N. Third St., www.etiennegallery.com, 541-482-1766. "Joy on Canvas," a collection of colorful, acrylic artworks by Suzanne Etienne.
GATHERING GLASS STUDIO: 322 N. Pioneer St., www.gatheringglass.com, 541-488-4738. Glasswork and demonstrations by Keith Gabor, Scott Carlson and Jeff Addicott.
STUDIO A. B.: 621 A St., www.babayard.com, www.anndisalvo.com, 541-482-2253. "Art off the Rack," a collection of older drawings and paintings by Ann DiSalvo and digital prints by Bruce Bayard.