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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 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: 88 N. Main St., www.adelantegalleryteahouse.com, 541-488-0290. Acrylic tablescapes by Suzanne Etienne, pastel still lifes by Becky Way, live music, tea and chocolate.

ART & SOUL GALLERY: 247 E. Main St., www.artandsoulgallery.com, 541-488-9006. "Landscapes for All Seasons," oil and pastel paintings by Willo Balfrey, dulcimer music by Douglas Ross, wine and refreshments.

ASHLAND ART CENTER: 357 E. Main St., www.ashlandartcenter.org, 541-301-5975. Ashland landscapes in watercolor, pen and ink by Carolee Buck, open artist studios, live music by guitarist Paul Gerardi and refreshments.

ASHLAND ART WORKS: 291 Oak St., www.ashlandartworks.com, 541-488-4735. Paintings by Sandra Davis, hand-dyed silks by Connie Simonsen and fused glass by Debbie Earley.

BOHEMIA GALLERY AND FRAMING: 552 A St., www.bohemiagallery.com, 541-488-5227. "Continental Divide," photographs of the U.S./Mexico border by the International League of Conservation Photographers, wine by RoxyAnn winery and appetizers by Buttercloud Bakery & Cafe.

DAVIS AND CLINE GALLERY: 525 A St., Suite 1, 541-482-2069, www.davisandcline.com. "Leaves of Gold," paintings and photography by Susan Goldsmith. The gallery will be closed for Friday's art walk.

GALLERIE KARON: 500 A St., 541-482-9008. "Husbands, Wives and Lovers — A Reflection of Love," paintings, photography, ceramics and poetry by regional artists; live jazz by Dan Fellman and Grant Ruiz; and munchies.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY: 89 Oak St., www.hansonhowardgallery.com, 541-488-2562. Paintings of live models by Vince Carl, Karen Staal and Gabriel Mark Lipper.

HillTop Gallery: 859B Mountain Meadows Drive, www.numinousstudiowest.com, 541-708-5141. "Heads Up," two- and three-dimensional works of the human face by Ernie Stedman and Richard 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. Printmaking and paintings by gallery artists and live music.

ILLAHE STUDIOS AND GALLERY: 215 Fourth St., www.illahegallery.com, 541-488-5072. "The Human Form in Motion and Memory," acrylic paintings by Shan Lollis and figurative sculptures by Sue Springer; live music by guitarist David Kelley; wine and refreshments.

NIMBUS: 25 E. Main St., 541-482-3621. Paintings and glass and ceramic works by gallery artists.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART: 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., www.sou.edu/sma, 541-552-6245. The gallery will be closed for Friday's art walk.

THOMAS LEE GALLERY: 20 S. First St., www.thomasleegallery.com, 541-482-1135. Surrealist oil paintings and giclees by Robert Bissell, food and wine.

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. Works by artists from Ashland Art Center. The gallery is open until 6 p.m. weekdays.

CREEKSIDE PIZZA BISTRO: 92 N. Main St., www.creeksidepizza.com, 541-482-4131. Abstract, pastel paintings by Jane Hardgrove.

ENOTECA BY EDENVALE: 17 N. Main St., www.edenvalleyorchards.com, 541-482-3377. Paintings by Raye Aubin and Linda Evans, wine and tapas.

Family Massage Education Center: 1081 E. Main St., www.hellofmec.com, 541-482-3567. Photography by Judith Pavlik, works by Ashland High School students Jacqueline Sennhauser and Lillian Thomas, live music and chocolate provided by Zorba's Raw Chocolate.

Gradient Gallery: 175 N. Main St., www.ashlandmethodist.org, 541-482-3647. Mixed-media works by Walker Elementary School students and refreshments.

Hannon Library: 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., www.hannonlib.sou.edu, 541-552-6023. Works by student, faculty and other local artists.

LIQUID ASSETS WINE BAR: 96 N. Main St., www.liquidassetswinebar.com, 541-482-9463. "Wine Trilogy," photography by Stephen Edwards; "Head Room," paintings by Greg Martin; "Ireland Countryside," photography by Suzy Birster-Hudson; and "Artificial Plant Form," paintings by Michelle Anderft.

LOVE REVOLUTION: 111 E. Main St., 541-201-2060. Evocative art by regional artists, live music and wine.

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

PLAZA Salon and Spa: 60 N. Main St., www.ashlandplazaspa.com, 541-890-6108. Multimedia works by Rachel Miller and live music by 100 Watt Mind.

Weisinger's of Ashland: 3150 Siskiyou Blvd., www.weisingers.com, 541-488-5989. Textile art by Ariel Sherman and Robert Trottmann and wine.

Working studio members:

Backroads studio: 161 Fourth St., www.backroadsproductions.com. Marble sculptures and prints by Harriet Greene, "Posters of Ashland" by Martin Goldman and live music by guitarist Roanne Lewis.

CATHY dEFOREST sTUDIO: 1067 Emigrant Creek Road, www.gallerydeforest.com, 541-690-6976. Etchings, printmaking and photography by Cathy DeForest. The studio will be closed for Friday's art walk.

Cathy Dorris Studio: 130 A St., www.cdorrisart.blogspot.com, 541-821-0651. "Art Within Art: The Sacred Wall," wall hangings by Cathy Dorris.

CONCETTI FINE ARTS: 40 N. Main St., 541-601-0963. Works by gallery artists Sandy Cathcart and Gary Foll, live music, wine and hors d'oeuvres.

ETIENNE Studio: 143 N. Third St., www.etiennegallery.com, 541-482-1766. The studio will be closed for Friday's art walk.

GATHERING GLASS STUDIO: 322 N. Pioneer St., www.gatheringglass.com, 541-488-4738. Glassworks by Keith Gabor, Scott Carlson and Jeff Addicott.

JEGA GALLERY AND SCULPTURE GARDEN: 625 A St., www.jega4art.com, 541-488-2474. The 18th annual "Women With Attitude and Men Who Love Women With Attitude," paintings, drawings and sculptures by 17 local artists, live music and refreshments.

STUDIO A. B.: 621 A St., www.babayard.com, www.anndisalvo.com, 541-482-2253. Charcoal, pastel and graphite drawings by Ann DiSalvo and digital collages by Bruce Bayard.

'Eucalyptus Monarch' (pastel) and other paintings by Willo Balfrey will be featured in 'Landscapes for All Seasons,' showing at Art & Soul Gallery.