First Friday Art Walk: October 1, 2021
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Please visit gallery, studio, and artist websites for more information regarding COVID-19 safety protocols and procedures. Thank you.
Join us for First Friday Art Walk!
We’re excited to share a diverse array of wonderful artwork created by our very talented artists this month. Don’t forget to visit their websites for more information about business hours, current events, and upcoming opportunities.
Here is a sampling of our October Spotlight Galleries and Artists.
Please visit our website for links to our member galleries and artist websites, and to view the online version of the 2021 Ashland Gallery Guide.
Art & Soul Gallery Through the Window, Pastel Paintings by Carla J Griffin
Currently featured at Art & Soul Gallery is Through the Window, Pastel Paintings by Carla J Griffin. On October 1, during First Friday Art Walk, Carla will be present to answer questions about her work.
“I frequently begin a painting in my mind while looking through a window. It might be from a plane, a train, a hotel, or my rearview mirror.” – Carla J Griffin
Carla J Griffin, First Light at Lake Louise, Pastel
Gallerie Karon Faces Hidden and Revealed
This month’s exhibition at Gallerie Karon includes masks and puppets from around the world. Ranging from two inches to four feet, face, helmet, and shoulder masks are included. Puppets include rod, shadow, and hand styles with a variety of different animals being represented.
Address and Contact Information:
500 A Street # 1, Ashland, OR 97520
Gallerie Karon, Untitled, Mixed Media
Hanson Howard Gallery Jhenna Quinn Lewis, Millie Whipplesmith Plank, Dews
Hanson Howard Gallery is currently featuring masterful oil paintings by Jhenna Quinn Lewis, rich woodblock prints by Millie Whipplesmith Plank, and stylized ceramics by Dews. Jhenna’s paintings are simple, intimate compositions that invite the viewer to closely examine the details of a bird in an unexpected setting. Alternatively, Millie’s prints celebrate the biodiversity and preservation of open spaces. For Dews, she is inspired by the fusion of gardening with ceramics, whether it be realistic or whimsical.
Thursday – Saturday: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Appointments are available too.
Ashland Art Works Galleries Claudia Law and John Weston
This month’s exhibition at Ashland Art Works includes textile works by Claudia Law and wood works by John Weston. Color, texture, and creating the illusion of depth, movement, and transparency are Claudia’s focus, whereas John consistently attempts to highlight the natural beauty found in the materials that he uses. On Saturday, October 9, Claudia will be present to demonstrate her artistic processes.