Jo Ann Manzone – Mother Earth-the Art of Botanical Printing

felt vest printed with eucalyptus

felt vest printed with eucalyptus

Jo Ann Manzone, a felter, botanical printer and dyer displays her botanical prints in her showcase entitled Mother Earth-The Art of Botanical Printing.  Visit Jo Ann in Studio #9, upstairs.














Samantha McDermott

Samantha McDermott, fiber artist and natural dyeing.  From her surroundings, farms, gardens, and parks, she gathers organic material and then hand dye textiles into one of kind pieces of art. Visit her Downstairs in the Artist’s Underground.

  • Friday, May 6, 5:00 – 8:00 pm

  • As always, visitors will find galleries, open studios, art, and artists on all three floors of the Art Center.

  • There will also be refreshments and live music

Music by

Phoebe Knowles

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Phoebe Knowles

Born and raised in Ashland, Phoebe Knowles has been playing the harp for over 14 years.  Her skill has mostly been a hobby of hers, but after getting a BA in Zoology at the University of Vermont, she returned to Ashland to be a harpist for hire from 2013 to 2014.  You may have seen her playing at Farmers’ Markets throughout the Rogue Valley.  She then went to the University of Winchester in England to get her Masters in Creative and Critical Writing.  With that degree completed, she is now back in Ashland to offer her musical services again while she writes a book.  Celtic, Classical, modern covers, the songs she plays are a varied as her interests.


6:30pm to 8:00pm


Accapellaré is a local Ashland duo combining the spectacular voices of Jeffri Lynn Carrington and Zoé Laterreur. Be captivated by pure, rich harmonies and the beauty of two women who have dedicated their lives to the art of singing. Renaissance and Baroque music, Celtic songs, and Opera duets make up their repertoire.