The Photographers’ Gallery
357 E Main St, Ashland, OR 97520
10 - 6 daily
Fine Art Photography by Southern Oregon’s Finest.
Located at the Ashland Art Center, the Photographers’ Gallery is the only one of its kind between Portland and San Francisco. The gallery features work by eleven photographers ranging from nationally recognized to emerging artists. A wide variety of styles are represented including: black & white, landscape, street, travel and abstract photography.
Our photographers are Lewis Anderson, Julie Bonney, Deb Harder, John Kirk, Leonard Lea, Rio Montero, Bobbi Murphy, John Petersen, Darcie Sternenberg, and David Lorenz Winston.
John Christer Petersen is a local photographer who has shown his work in multiple venues in the Rogue Valley.
Recently John discovered that he was adopted and is Swedish, not Danish. Now instead of being an “only” child, he has been welcomed into a large family in Sweden. Last summer John made another trip to Sweden to visit his ‘new’ family and to learn more about his heritage.
His new show, ” Hidden Gems in Sweden” is the first in a series of images John will be sharing from his travels of his new homeland. ” Hidden Gems in Sweden” is opening at The Photographers’ Gallery at the Ashland Art Center during the 1st Friday Art Walk in Ashland on February 3rd and will be on display during February.
The island of Gotland and it’s sister island Fårö are considered hidden gems in Sweden. Visby, the largest city of Gotland was once the capital of the Baltic Sea and the main center of the Hanseatic League. It’s trading activities saw the island strongly influenced by the countries around the Baltic. With well-preserved city walls dating back to the 13th century, Visby is classed as a World Heritage City. The little “sister island” of Fårö was the home of Ingmar Bergman and it has a special charm all it’s own with it’s distinctive landscape and sense of tranquility.