April First Friday Featured Artists

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Featured Artists: Photographer, Leonard Lea; Gallery Artists, Paula Fong & Marty Hogan; Print Artist, Amy Godard; Studio Artists, Marty Hogan & Michael Corcoran; Musician, Martin Ball.

Magical Realism -Whimsical Animals: The Artwork of Liza Hamilton and Denise Kester

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Imaginative needle felted wool sculptures by fiber artist Liza Hamilton will be displayed with Denise Kester’s ‘Story Art’. This month: Printmaker, Tiffany Hokanson, will be displaying her most recent work as the downstairs featured artist at the Ashland Art Center. Featured Gallery Artist, Linda Dixon is showing oil paintings of local images. Leonard Lea is a local nature photographer living in Ashland Oregon who will be featuring a selection of images entitled “Floral Impressions” at The Photographers Gallery.

Ponchos on Parade by Laura Lawrence

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Textile artist Laura Lawrence will present Ponchos on Parade in Upstairs in Studio #7. Paula Fong, watercolor illustratins, and Jane Sterling , ceramic sculpture, will be featured in the main Gallery. And visit featued downstairs artist Elijah Boor in Studios # 2B and #3B.
visit Elijah downstairs in Studios # 2B and #3B

A Method to the Madness by Debra Rene Harder

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A Method to the Madness by Debra Rene Harder, the Featured Photographer of July 2016. July’s Upstairs Featured Artists – Zoe West and Susanne Petermann will be presenting their work in Upstairs Studio #6. Downstairs Featured Artist, Lisa Eldredge will present her ceramics and the Gallery Featured Artists are Hannah Brehmer and Leah Mebane. Accapellaré will present live music.

Ashland Middle School Student Artwork Exibit

Student Artwork Gallery

Ashland Middle School will be exhibiting artwork from the students of Christie Boyd, Visual Arts Instructor at AMS. Featured Studio Artists; Studio 5 – Thalia Keple, Michael Corcoran and Marty Hogan, Downstairs – Amy Godard and Featured Photographer, Julie Bonney will be displaying their works.

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

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Jo Ann Manzone, a felter, botanical printer and dyer displays her botanical prints in her showcase entitled Mother Earth-The Art of Botanical Printing.
Samantha McDermott, fiber artist and natural dyeing.
Live music by APhoebe Knowles and Accapellaré

Wearable Art by Marty Hogan

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Featured co-op GALLERY artists will be Michael Corcoran and Marty Hogan; Featured upstairs STUDIO artist, Laura Lawrence; and the Featured lower level STUDIO artist, Robbin Pearce
Featured Photographer of the Month: Lewis Anderson and Acoustic Jazz Music by Garrett Baxter and Brandon Crafts

Do What Your Heart Wants to Do, Printmaking and Mixed Media by Denise Kester

"Mother Natura Revisited" is a mixed media encaustic 16 X 20. This is a detail from the original.

Printmaking and Mixed Media by Denise Kester in studio #8 upstairs. Gallery Coop Artists; Natalie Stawsky, Handmade fabric flowers upstairs in Studio #2, and Jo Ann Manzone, Wearable Felt Art upstairs in studio #9. Live music and refreshments for the First Friday reception. Three floors of art and artists studios to explore!

Handmade Fabric Flowers by Natalie Stawsky

Natalie Stawsky

Handmade fabric flowers by Natalie Stawsky upstairs in Studio #2 and Wearable Felt Art by Jo Ann ManzoneBeaded in upstairs, studio #9. . Live music and refreshments for the First Friday reception. Three floors of art and artists studios to explore!

Dogs Look Good in Blue, Watercolors by Rachel Jean Fisher

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Pet portraiture by Rachel Jean Fisher in the Artist Underground (Studio #1B, lower level), and upstairs in Studio #5, Beaded Tapestries by Thalia Keple and Wearable Art by Marty Hogan. Live music and refreshments for the First Friday reception. Three floors of art and artists studios to explore!

“Behind The Looking Glass” Mosaic mirrors and sculpture by Dean Buchser

Serpents and mirrors by Dean Buchser

Featured artist is Dean Buchser with his hand made mosaic mirrors. Join Dean upstairs in his second floor studio at AAC. Live music and refreshments for First Friday reception. Three floors of art and artists studios to explore!

Ceramics by Donna Marie

Ceramics by Donna Marie

Featured artist is Donna Marie with her hand made ceramics. Join Liza upstairs in her studio at AAC. Live music and refreshments for First Friday reception. Three floors of art and artists studios to explore!

Wooly Wonders, Fiber Art Creations by Liza Hamilton

Wooly Wonders, Fiber Art Creations by Liza Hamilton

Featured artist is Liza Hamilton with her fantastical, whimsical fiber art creations. Join Liza at the featured artist wall upstairs or in her studio at AAC. Live music and refreshments for First Friday reception. Three floors of art and artists studios to explore!

“New Directions: Perhaps dimensional, Perhaps intuitive” watercolors by Elaine Frenett

Encaustic mixed media by Elaine Frenett

Featured artist is watercolorist Elaine Frenett with “New Directions: Perhaps dimensional, Perhaps intuitive.” Join Elaine in her studio upstairs at AAC. Live music and refreshments for First Friday reception. Three floors of art and artists studios to explore!

“Painting with Yarn” textile art by Laura Lawrence

"Laughing Lupine Poppy Fields" abstract knit vest

Featured artist is textile artist, Laura Lawrence with “Painting with Yarn”. Join Laura in her studio upstairs at AAC. Live music by JJ Joss and refreshments. Three floors of art and artists studios to explore!

Mixed Media and Book Arts of Printmaker with Denise Kester

Denise Kester

Featured artist is printmaker Denise Kester with “Mixed Media and Book Arts”. Join Denise in her studio upstairs at AAC. Live music and refreshments. Three floors of art and artists studios to explore!

Paste Papers by Candy Wooding

Candy Wooding

Featured artist is Candy Wooding with “Paste Papers” paper art. Join Candy for a paste paper making demo and view her amazing folded paper art in her studio upstairs at AAC. Live music and refreshments. Three floors of art and artists studios to explore!

Paintings and Illustrations by Elijah Boor

Elijah Boor

Elijah Boor’s digital and traditional paintings and illustrations is featured in his studio downstairs at AAC in the Artist’s Underground. All three floors of art, artists in their students. Special Show in the Classroom: Enrichment Studio Show. Live music, refreshments.

“Tuned into Tunics” fiber art by Jo Ann Manzone

Jo Ann Manzone

Jo Ann Manzone, a nationally known felter is featured in ““Tuned into Tunics” in her studio at AAC. Three floors of art, artists in their students. Special Show in the Classroom: TBA. Live music, refreshments.

“Assemblage: Recycle, Repurpose, Experiment” mixed media assemblage by Dale Muir

Dale in her studio upstairs at AAC

Dale Muir’s mixed media assemblage art is featured in “Assemblage: Recycle, Repurpose, Experiment” in her studio upstairs at AAC. Three floors of art, artists in their students. Special Show in the Classroom: TBA. Live music, refreshments.