The Wonderful World of Wool with Jo Ann Manzone

Botanically printed vest

Jo Ann Manzone, a felter, botanical printer and dyer combines these skills to create her pieces for “The Wonderful World of Wool” exhibit. Liza Hamilton creates expressive animals, each possessing its own unique energy and presence, come to life in all shapes and sizes using only wool and a felting needle.

Lacey River by Jessica Lee

In the Garden

Jessica Lee, mother of two children, is an Ashland, Oregon based mixed media artist. Her collage paintings incorporate re-purposed and ecological materials delivering deep color, textures and layered assemblages. She finds inspiration in the nature of petals, branches, feathers, botanicals and the ocean. With a foundation as an advocate and guide for young artists, Jessica Lee’s collections of mixed media creations are now available for public display. Jessica has studied with Portland, Oregon artist Flora Bowley and is the niece of renowned California artist Pamela Findleton.     Samantha McDermott-Goldie, Lower Level Featured Artist As a child I loved to create potions out of everything around me, trees, flowers, and mushrooms. I would put everything I collected into a jar to bake and ferment in the sun. And being an adult back in Ashland after living in the corporate world of fashion I have decided to go back to my love of making potions. From my surroundings, farms, gardens, and parks, I gather organic material and then hand dye textiles into one of kind pieces of art. I do this in hopes of challenging what clothes are made of and how, […]

Drawing and Painting with Carolee Buck

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Carolee Buck will be featuring her Ashland scenes done in pen and ink, watercolor. Visit her in her studio #10 upstairs during the Art Walk Friday, Experience the magical, woodland-themed show, Spirits in the Forest by Paula R. Fong and Liza Hamilton, in the AAC gallery during the First Friday artwalk, and throughout the month of November. And don’t miss Lisa Eldridge in the basement Ceramic Studio. Check out the eARThly Biomimicry Series in Studio 5b in lower level. Live music by Phoenix Sigalove and refreshments for the First Friday reception. Three floors of art and artists studios to explore!

JEGA Sculpture and Multi-Media Art Exhibit

Artist and sculptor, J. Ellen Austin with hammer and chisel against a stone as large as herself of Italian Translucent Alabaster for an installation

JEGA Sculpture and Multi-Media Art Exhibit for October features preeminent Northwest artists. Art in a variety of media which entices you to think, debate, laugh & enjoy and beyond!

Jane Sterling

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Sculptures and earrings by Jane Sterling and mixed media Altars, Shrines and Mosaic mirrors by Leslie Gibbons. Live music, by Phoenix Sigalove, and refreshments for the First Friday reception. Three floors of art and artists studios to explore!

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!

“Out of the Box” by Susanne Petermann & “Bead Embroidery” by Stephanie Gould

a collage (an assemblage of disparate images) by Susanne Petermann

Featured artists are Susanne Petermann with her collages & Stephanie Gould with her bead embroidery. Join Susanne and Stephanie upstairs 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!

Assemblage by Dale Muir

Dale Muir in her studio at Ashland Art Center, which she now shares with artist Denise Kester.

Featured artist is Dale Muir with her inventive and whimsical assemblage collages and sculptures. Join Dale 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.

Live With Art!

JEGA encourages people to rid themselves of inhibitions & prejudices towards art, to experiment, create and live with art. Artists: Chris Dworin, Dawn Ferrari, Gayle Gray, Tej Steiner, Lucious M. Upshaw, Daniel Verner, Ingo Wedde and J. Ellen Austin

“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.

JEGA Features Contemporary Art from the Far East And Our Regional Artists!

JEGA features Contemporary Art from the Far East and our Regional Artists! Contemporary Sculptures: Marble, Bronze, Ceramic and Mixed Media: Artists: Jason Bueter, Chris Dworin, Dawn Ferrari, Lucious Upshaw, Tej Steiner; And Dan Verner, Ingo Wedde and Zinn!