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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 Ashland Gallery Association:

ADELANTE! GALLERY & TEA HOUSE: 88 N. Main St., www.adelantegalleryteahouse.com, 541-488-0290. Pastel landscapes by Roni Marsh, handcrafted pine-needle baskets by Marie Cole, live music, tea and chocolate.

ART & SOUL GALLERY: 247 E. Main St., www.artandsoulgallery.com, 541-488-9006. "Contemplating Seventy," a retrospective exhibit of pastel paintings by Barbara Andersen, as well as dulcimer music by Douglas Ross, wine and refreshments.

ASHLAND ART CENTER: 357 E. Main St., www.ashlandartcenter.org, 541-301-5975. Oil paintings by Dana Feagin, open artist studios, live music by Garrett Baxter and refreshments.

ASHLAND ART WORKS: 291 Oak St., www.ashlandartworks.com, 541-488-4735. Wire sculptures by George Popa.

BOHEMIA GALLERY AND FRAMING: 552 A St., www.bohemiagallery.com, 541-488-5227. Contemporary photography by Sean Bagshaw, Ann-Britt Malden, David Lorenz Winston, Peter Stanley and Zach Ehlert, as well as live music by guitarist Jeff Stanley, wine and appetizers.

DAVIS AND CLINE GALLERY: 525 A St., Suite 1, 541-482-2069, www.davisandcline.com. "Transitions," works by John Kiley and Carrie Seid, and "Smalls," small-scale and detailed works by eight artists.

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

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY: 89 Oak St., www.hansonhowardgallery.com, 541-488-2562. Sculptures by Robin and John Gumaelius and copper works by Marie Maretska.

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, as well as Hawaiian music.

ILLAHE STUDIOS AND GALLERY: 215 Fourth St., www.illahegallery.com, 541-488-5072. Ceramic sculptures by Penelope Dews, oil paintings by Jerry Shanafelt, live music by guitarist David Kloetzel, wine and refreshments.

NIMBUS: 25 E. Main St., 541-482-3621. Terra cotta and porcelain wall hangings by Rhonda Cearlock.

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. Abstract works by Chris DeRubeis, as well as food and wine.

THE WEBSTERS: 11 N. Main St., www.yarnatwebsters.com, 541-482-9801. Artful clothing, jewelry, hats and accessories.

Associate members of Ashland Gallery Association include:

ASHLAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL: 280 Maple St., www.ashlandhospital.org, 541-201-4005. Works by six 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. Acrylic and oil paintings by Jupiter Moon.

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

FAMILY MASSAGE EDUCATION CENTER: 1081 E. Main St., www.hellofmec.com, 541-482-3567. Pastel paintings by Clista Prelle-Tworek, live music by Karen Hardman and Liz Jones, massages and chocolate provided by Zorba's Raw Chocolates.

GRADIENT GALLERY: 175 N. Main St., www.ashlandmethodist.org, 541-482-3647. Mixed-media works by Helman Elementary School students and refreshments.

HANNON LIBRARY: 1250 Siskiyou Blvd. (on the Southern Oregon University campus), 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. "Americana," photography by Slade Sapora; wildlife photography by Dan Elster, "Ireland Countryside," photography by Suzy Birster-Hudson; and "Artificial Plant Form," oil 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. Photography by Sarah Patterson and Dan Elster and paintings by Cathy DeForest.

PLAZA SALON AND SPA: 60 N. Main St., www.ashlandplazaspa.com, 541-890-6108. Photography by Rose LeGault, paintings by Meredith Page and live music by Frankie Hernandez.

WEISINGER'S OF ASHLAND: 3150 Siskiyou Blvd., www.weisingers.com, 541-488-5989. Abstract paintings by Yang Yu and wine.

Working studio members:

BACKROADS STUDIO: 161 Fourth St., www.backroadsproductions.com. Marble sculptures and prints by Harriet Greene, illustrations and photography 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, artist books, photography and letterpress prints 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. Multimedia African art by Cathy Dorris.

CONCETTI FINE ARTS: 40 N. Main St., 541-601-0963. Abstract acrylic paintings by Cammy Davis, works by gallery artists, live music, wine and hors d'oeuvres.

ETIENNE STUDIO: 143 N. Third St., www.etiennegallery.com, 541-482-1766. Acrylic paintings by Suzanne Etienne.

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

JEGA GALLERY AND SCULPTURE GARDEN: 625 A St., www.jega4art.com, 541-488-2474. "Kayla Backstage," photographs by Dan Verner, as well as a collection of paintings by Chinese 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.

'Cracked Windshield,' by Ashland artist Zach Ehlert, and works by other local photographers will be on display this month at Bohemia Framing & Fine Art Gallery.