Annual Holiday Salon

Annual Holiday Salon features all gallery artists as we fill the walls with an amazing collection of drawings, paintings, prints, and photographs. The sculpture stands include new work by Robin and John Gumaelius, Nelson Davis, Wataru Sugiyama, Sara Swink and Lilli Faville’s dogs are back.

December: Annual Holiday Show & Sale at Ashland Art Works

Come by for Our Annual Holiday Show & Sale…and Meet the Artists. Guest will be delighted by the wide variety of Unique Fine Art and the Handcrafted, Affordable Gifts & Cards: Jewelry, Wire Sculptures, Pottery, Mugs, Woodwork, Cutting Boards, Silk Scarves, Ceramics, Paintings, Sculptures, Raku, Crazy Birds, Fine Art Prints, and Cards. AAW is the home of the wonderful watercolors by Catherine McElroy, Raku Sculpture by Lorene Senesac, Cutting Boards & Wordwork by John Weston, George Popa’s unique Wire Sculptures, Cheryl Kempner’s Charming Crazy Birds, Elin Babcock’s Assemblage, Marcia O’Rourke’s Reliefs and Paintings, among others….We have Holiday Cards. 5 Galleries and the Sculpture Garden: As always, you will be more than pleased by our selection of Fine Art and Crafts. -We are continuing our annual Fundraiser: “STEP-Up to HELP-Out” our thru December. Come by and see the handmade Step Stools, hand-painted by students and artists of our area.

Photographer Lewis Anderson Featured at Ashland Art Center

Award winning photographer Lewis Anderson will be showing a long exposure photograph of the Oregon coast that is printed on a lager canvas much like a painting. Lewis is also exhibiting a a redwood forest scene that is printed on aluminum produced by applying heat and high pressure to a dye sublimation method. Find Lewis’ work on the main floor of the Art Center in the Photographer’s Gallery. Lewis will be on hand during the January Art Walk to meet and discuss his work! Friday, January 6, 5:00 – 8:00 pm at 357 E Main St, Ashland All Ages Welcome! Live Music by jazz and blues young prodigy and composer Garrett Baxter Art, Artists and studios on all three floors of the Art Center!

December and January Featured Artist

Our featured artist this month is Jess Gleasman. Jess Gleasman was born in Alaska and raised on a farm in rural Eastern Oregon. He moved to Ashland, Oregon to study theater and fine arts at SOU. There he discovered that theater wasn’t for him and that printmaking was. After obtaining his BS in printmaking he opened up a commercial screen printing studio, Basement Ink, in downtown Ashland. Currently Jess continues to run his screen printing and graphics shop, assists teaching printmaking classes at SOU, coaches high school snowboarding, and produces his own fine art among other activities in the community.

Mi Linda Soledad: Emilio Lobato | Felt to Steel: Ellen Wishnetsky-Mueller

Emilio Lobato: Mi Linda Soledad (My Beautiful Solitude), paintings and prints. This exhibit is curated by Tariana Navas-Nieves and organized by the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. Ellen Wishnetsky-Mueller: Felt to steel, sculptures The current exhibits will be on display through December 6, 2011.