May 25, 2018
May
25
4:00 PM16:00

May 25, 2018

Who? You and your friends
What? Fourth Friday Art Stroll
Where? Through the Galleries of Sisters
Cost? FREE

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Visit some 20 Art Galleries in Sisters Featuring:
• A great time
• Beautiful art
• Good company
• Refreshments
• Music
• Demonstrations
• Hors d'œoeuvres

For May, which is Historic Preservation Month, Western artist Len Babb will be at Sisters HomeLand Realty, 401 East Main Ave., the historic Hardy Allen house. Owner Ali Mayea will give tours, and the Three Sisters Historical Society will have historic photographs of early Sisters. 

The Sisters Area Photography Club exhibit continues at Sisters Library with more than 40 pieces by a dozen local artists. Rodeo memorabilia fills the display cases.

At Sisters Art Works, “rock PAPER scissors” features three artists who work in paper: Carly Garzon Vargas (who’ll be demonstrating paper cutting), Kelley Salber and Laura Fouts. See the intricate cut paper compositions of scenes and portraits, the elegant art of bookmaking and box making, and magical miniature scenes that tell a story. The Roundhouse Foundation is sponsoring this exhibit in support of arts and artists in Central Oregon.

Jemez, New Mexico Pueblo sculptor Cliff Fragua returns to Raven Makes Gallery, joined by his wife, Leah Mata. Cliff and Leah have begun a collaborative study and artistic realization reflecting the ancestral, extended trading relationships in Native North America. The show continues throughout Memorial Day.

For more than 35 years, David Rock has been painting murals and fine art for museums, zoos, aquariums, businesses and personal collections. He works with airbrush and brushwork on canvas, plaster, or drywall. He will be showing some of his work at Zosel-Harper Realtors.

At Redfield Gallery, Randy will show his color-field paintings. His ceramic bowls and platters are marked down 40 percent for art stroll. Kibak Tile features house numbers and original hand painted tiles.

Natures Bling’s new owners, Arlene and Kyle Olechnowicz, have gems and minerals from around the world, handcrafted by Mother Nature, original paintings by Candace Bruguier and Michael Woodward, and the Dinosaur Dig for kids.

Jill Neal Gallery is home to a stable of new impressionistic and design horses that are just released  from Jill’s studio.

Grizzly Ridge Upcycle has an eclectic collection of environmentally responsible upcycled art created from re-used material that would otherwise be discarded. 

Wildflower Studio has new work by Wendy Bax and Chris Nelson. Wendy’s new jewelry incorporates leather, metal and pearls. Chris shows new oil paintings, landscapes, birds, and local scenes. 

At his gallery, Dyrk Godby will happily play a tune and talk about his newest western works in leather, as well as this year’s Sisters Rodeo artwork.

Ken Scott–Imagination Gallery has collaborated with artist and colorist, Marjie Scott, creating several new designs hand-hammered, hand-pierced, steel lighting for any room in your home.

Gearing up for Rodeo, Sisters Gallery and Frame Shop celebrates horse-themed art by Jennifer Hartwig, Carol Grigg, Kimry Jelen, Wendy Birnbaum, Caroline Stratton, and Ann Grossnickle. 

Sisters Coffee Company has horse and owl photographs and sweeping landscapes by Al Krause. Get a clock making tour at Beacham’s Clock Shop, and then head to the Twigs Gallery for the High Desert Series, Experiments with Printing, Fiber and Stitching, by Judy Hoiness.

Amanda Houston, an award-winning member of the NW Pastel Society, is featured at The Clearwater Gallery from 4 to 6 p.m. Her show will continue through late July.

Retired veterinarian and world traveler Clarke Berryman is featured at Gary Cooley’s Collection Gallery. His artistic talents include pencil and oil art, and wildlife photography, exotic wildlife and portraits. 

Hood Avenue Art features watercolor paintings by Winnie Givot and functional and decorative pottery by Pottery By Mitch and Michelle Deaderick. 

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April 27, 2018
Apr
27
4:00 PM16:00

April 27, 2018

Who? You and your friends
What? Fourth Friday Art Stroll
Where? Through the Galleries of Sisters
Cost? FREE

Get Our Gallery Map Here

Visit some 20 Art Galleries in Sisters Featuring:
• A great time
• Beautiful art
• Good company
• Refreshments
• Music
• Demonstrations
• Hors d'œoeuvres

The April 27 Sisters Art Stroll, 4 to 7 p.m., holds a special treat for visitors. Art contributed by local artists to the upcoming My Own Two Hands (MOTH) Art Auction will be on display at two locations (see #19 & #20 on our Gallery Map): Sisters Artworks at 204 W. Adams Ave. and at 142 E. Main Ave., just east of Sisters Feed Company. This gives art lovers a chance to see the art up close and personal, before the auction. 

At Hood Avenue Art, view and bid on five themed works inspired by a gallery partners’ visit to Shibui Spa. All proceeds will benefit Ten Friends for their work to improve the lives of children in Nepal. This month’s gallery exhibit also features new works by artists Sarah Hansen and Karen Evans. 

The work of photographer Lisa Belt will be featured at Gary Cooley’s Collection Gallery. Belt’s signature photo, Back Road to Oregon, “evokes a tremendous feeling in me that it was time to take a new road in my life,” she says.

The Clearwater Gallery features Housewarming, showing the beauty and function of art that makes your house a home. Local woodworker Bob Bousquet will be at the gallery from 4 to 6 p.m., along with Leslee Burtt and Chris Warren of Handwoven Arts. 

Beacham’s Clock Company will give tours on clockmaking.

Kate Aspen’s Cowgirls and Indians shop has bronzes by Mary Barbera and new Navajo jewelry.

Sisters Coffee Company once again has Austin Jackson’s gorgeous Central Oregon landscape photography on their walls. Stop by for a special coffee and chat with Austin.

Twigs Fiber Arts Gallery new exhibit features the art quilt creations of June Jaeger.

Sisters Gallery and Frame Shop has new multimedia collages by Carol Grigg, constellation collection paintings by Paul Alan Bennett, scratch art by Jennifer Hartwig, and Prismacolor pencil sketches by Mike Stasko.

Ken Scott's Imagination Gallery has collaborated with artist and colorist, Marjie Scott, creating several new designs hand-hammered, hand-pierced, steel lighting that create out-of-this-world ambience for ceiling, floor, table in any room of your home.

Raven Makes Gallery welcomes award-winning Navajo artist Jason Parrish. Jason has been juried in shows including the Santa Fe Indian Market, Heard Museum, The Autry, Red Earth Festival and the 2018 Drawing and Watercolor Exhibition at Champs-Elysees, Paris. Jason depicts the Dine` people and their Navajo world during the period of 1890 to 1945, in a unique style of minimalism within contemporary realism.

Stop by Dyrk Godby Gallery to discuss this year’s Sisters Rodeo poster illustration.

Wildflower Studio will be featuring pastel and acrylic artist Jeni Kelleher. Jeni will be demonstrating the process she uses to start and complete a pastel painting. 

Grizzly Ridge Upcycle is gearing up for summer. Jenny Ellsworth’s Pine Cone shaped fire pit was created using re-purposed old shovelheads. Jenny has been with Upcycle for two years, and is currently one of four artists being considered for a commissioned piece to be displayed at the Deschutes Historical Museum in Bend. 

Jill Neal Gallery is home to a stable of new impressionistic and design horses that from Jill’s studio.

At Redfield Gallery, Randy  Redfield will be displaying his large format color-field paintings, and his ceramic bowls and platters are marked down 40 percent for art stroll. Kibak Tile will have house numbers and original hand painted tiles on display.

Nature’s Bling’s new owners, Arlene and Kyle Olechnowicz, welcome you to stop by. Their unique collection of gems and minerals includes new solonite lamps, citrine trees, and the popular Dinosaur Dig for kids.

Across town at Sisters Library, Photographer Conrad Weiler will be on hand to talk about his many photographs, currently in the lobby and Community Room. Displays of art from Sisters Middle and High School are featured elsewhere in the library.

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March 23, 2018
Mar
23
4:00 PM16:00

March 23, 2018

Who? You and your friends
What? Fourth Friday Art Stroll
Where? Through the Galleries of Sisters
When? Friday, , 4 to 7 p.m.
Cost? FREE

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The Sisters Arts Association’s Fourth Friday Art Stroll is happening this week. Spring is in the air, so leave your boots in your closet, and stroll through the galleries of Sisters between 4 and 7 p.m. Some locations offer music and all will serve up light refreshments and amazing new art.

Ready? Start your stroll at Sisters Coffee Company, where you can indulge in one of the Happy Hour Specials while enjoying the landscape photographs of Austin James Jackson, all printed on metal. Then head either east or west on Hood Avenue, or down Oak to Cascade.

Hood Avenue Art features mixed media, contemporary landscape paintings by Sarah Hansen, and fun, casual beaded jewelry by Karen Evans.   

At The Collection Gallery, sculptor Gary Cooley is featuring his new work and some classical favorites.

Clearwater Gallery and Framing will be featuring a show of new works by local artists Janice Druian and Randall Tillery.  Artists will be in residence painting from 4 to 6 p.m. 

Across Hood Avenue, Beacham’s Clock Company will be open, so people may stop in and see clocks being made. 

Don’t miss a rare collection of one-of-a-kind linen garments titled “Wild Flax” at Twigs. Designed by Leotie Richards of Sisters, and fabricated from linen fabrics found at The Stitchin' Post and other sources around the world, the collection includes dress jackets, casual tops, and playful linen t-shirts.

Sisters Gallery and Frame Shop will feature two artists: Jennifer Hartwig, creating scratchboard originals and Laurie SantaMaria making fused glass jewelry, including a new line of rings and earrings. 

At Ken Scott’s Imagination Gallery, owner and artist Ken Scott will display new chandeliers and table lamps. His work has been described as “other worldly, original, lyrical, and the past-meets-the-future.” Also on display are paintings, glasswork, and handcrafted jewelry from guest artists.

Stop at Dyrk Godby Gallery to chat with the 2018 Sisters Rodeo Poster artist about this year’s painting. The posters will feature a team roping event painting by Dyrk, and graphic design by Dennis Schmidling.

Raven Makes Gallery is open for the season, with new selections from Chris and LaRita’s recent travels to artists’ studios in Alaska, British Columbia, and the Southwest: new masks, a new onyx sculpture from Cliff Fragua, and unique Alaskan wall art. Jewelry artist Mary Tafoya continues to amaze with mosaic inlay designs, allowing Raven Makes first pick before her next juried show. Starting next month, in-person artist shows will be held.

Studio Redfield welcomes spring with dynamic new paintings by Randy Redfield, as well as Kibak hand painted ceramic tiles.

Nature's Bling is showcasing several new pieces including rare giant stalactites from China, and the world's largest Idaho star garnet sphere. Marc has added nearly 1,000 new pieces since the last art walk and he looks forward to sharing these new treasures. 

Wildflower Studio is featuring Fiber Arts. Nancy Randall has created beautiful framed soft sculptures, with both bold colors and shapes and mystical muted tones and landscapes. Tricia Biesmann and Cindy Summerfield have nuno-felted scarves in bright spring colors.

Grizzly Ridge Upcycle always has a great selection of remakes by artists who turn trash into treasures.

Jill Neal Gallery is featuring the new equine line with brilliant colors, shapes, and movement, emphasizing the wild, spirited freedom of the horse. The iconic Wild Women are also displayed, with new works and products.

Make your way down to Sisters Library to see a treasure trove of art created by the next generation of Sisters’ artists – students from the elementary, middle, and high schools. 

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February 23, 2018
Feb
23
4:00 PM16:00

February 23, 2018

Who? You and your friends
What? Fourth Friday Art Stroll
Where? Through the Galleries of Sisters
When? Friday, , 4 to 7 p.m.
Cost? FREE

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Well, we couldn’t be fooled for too long. It’s still winter in Sisters, and the Fourth Friday Art Stroll is still taking place, Feb. 23 from 4 to 7 p.m. Fine art, good food, and great company are to be shared.

Hood Avenue Art features handcrafted jewelry with semi-precious stones by Sharon Reed, and cute, whimsical animal portraits by watercolorist Vivian Olsen. Enjoy live music and free refreshments during the Art Stroll. This exhibit runs through March 21.

Beacham’s Clock Company will be open and visitors will be able to get tours of clock making. Ed presently is building five flat-top calendar large wall clocks.

Gary Cooley is back in town after a successful Las Vegas show, and with some new work at The Collection Gallery. His new sculptures include two kudus (one with a contemporary patina, and one with traditional patina) and the warthog.

The Clearwater Gallery is glowing with stained glass works. Stop by for light refreshments, and maybe stay for dinner at The Open Door.

Sisters Gallery & Frame has new Paul Alan Bennett original paintings from The Constellation Series. Come by to see “Kayaker Under the Constellation of Leo,” “Blue Dusk with Cancer and The Dog Star,” “Under Orion’s Belt,” and “Summer Lake.” Jennifer Hartwig will also be on hand, demonstrating her amazing scratchboard techniques.

At Jill Neal Gallery – Over the sun, under the moon, three horses fly in a new work called "Red Sun Three".  It is just one of several new horse paintings just painted by Jill Neal.

Nature's Bling is showing some spectacular aquamarine from Pakistan and Marc just finished the "Oregon Only" corner, showcasing beautiful agates, jasper, thunder eggs and other mineral specimens that are mostly local. Jewelry created by Candy Park and Mani Pureheart from Bend will be on display at special prices Friday only.

Wildflower Studio will be displaying new art and gift products including candles, lotion bars, and embellished mirrors in the studio’s Art Boutique. Also featured: new pastels and oils by Jane Chase and Sandy Melchiori. Wine and appetizers will be served.

Sisters Rodeo Artist Dyrk Godby will be showing some new paintings and a couple of new leather pieces in his gallery. 

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January 26th Art Stroll
Jan
26
4:00 PM16:00

January 26th Art Stroll

Friday, January 26, 2018
4:00 PM 7:00 PM

Who? You and your friends
What? Fourth Friday Art Stroll
Where? Through the Galleries of Sisters
Cost? FREE

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A little bit of snow never stopped anyone, right? Taking it all in stride, let’s set out for a walk through the Galleries of Sisters today – for the January 26 Fourth Friday Art Stroll.

Hood Avenue Art presents its annual Winter Studio Sale, an opportunity to collect original art at drastically reduced prices. Discover rare treasures and improve the quality of your life by filling your home with original art. The reception during Fourth Friday Art Stroll will feature live music and refreshments. Exhibit continues through February 19.

Gary Cooley’s Collection Gallery will feature photography by Lisa Belt.

Clearwater Gallery will be featuring new original works by Dan Rickards. Enjoy an evening in the gallery with Dan. Wine and light appetizers will be served from 4 to 6 p.m. 

Sisters Coffee will be open until 6 p.m. with a Happy Hour, featuring Carly Garzon-Vagas who does paper art and children's books. 

Nature's Bling is collaborating with Neukomm's Rock Shop from Corvallis to showcase some fine Oregon sunstones, from facet grade rough material to incredible stones set in gold and more. The selection is extraordinary in both quality and quantity.  Experts will be on hand to answer all your questions all day Friday and through the Art Walk.

Check in with the other galleries on Hood Avenue as you go, including Sisters Gallery and Frame Shop, Ken Scott's Imagination Gallery, Dyrk Godby Gallery, Wildflower Studio, Grizzly Ridge Upcycle, Jill Neal Gallery, and Studio Redfield.

If any of the galleries are closed, you may find the proprietors and artists down at Sisters Library, where the reception for the Friends of Sisters Library Community Show is taking place today from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This is the biggest show of the year in the Library, this year featuring more than 100 works by local artists. There will be refreshments available, and this will be the last opportunity to vote for your favorite artworks, as the three People’s Choice Award will be announced toward the end of the evening. Art is hung throughout the Library – in the Community Room, Computer Room, Fireplace Room, and Children’s Room. Most of the pieces are for sale by the artists.

Fourth Friday Art Strolls will continue in Sisters year round. If you miss the event tonight, be sure to come back in February. Maps are available in all of the galleries.

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December 22nd Art Stroll
Dec
22
4:00 PM16:00

December 22nd Art Stroll

Who? You and your friends
What? Fourth Friday Art Stroll
Where? Through the Galleries of Sisters
When? Friday, December 22, 4 to 7 p.m.
Cost? FREE

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It’s just days before Christmas and all through the town, folks are visiting galleries, up street and down! It’s the monthly Fourth Friday Art Stroll through the galleries of Sisters, from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 22.

At Hood Avenue Art, it’s “Holiday Magic,” as gallery artists exhibit handcrafted, original fine art. Drop by for refreshments and live music.

Simon Haycraft is an artist and a fisherman. He’s fascinated with lakes and rivers and the creatures that inhabit them. Haycraft creates portraits of fish that look real, like they are swimming in water. But, surprise, they are made of wood! Haycraft has been experimenting with wood as both a canvas and an integral part of his subject matter. See his work at Gary Cooley’s Collection Gallery.

Clearwater Gallery artists are ringing in the season with the annual "Red Bow" sale. Give the gift of art, timeless and priceless. Gallery is open from 4 to 6:30 p.m. with wine and light appetizers.

Sisters Coffee is doing a happy hour featuring pottery by Laura Campbell of Sisters.

Sisters Gallery and Frame Shop will be aglow with Kimry Jelen’s colorful work. Jennifer Hartwig will be demonstrating scratchboard, and taking sign-ups for a class to be held in 2018. Shop for last minute Christmas gifts including pottery by Ann Grossnickle, jewelry by Vicki Hodge and Laurie SantaMaria, and knitted hats by Helen Schmidling.

The December issue of Cascade A&E features a story on Ken Scott by reporter Dave Clewett. Pick up a copy and talk to Scott at the Imagination Gallery.  Also browse through paintings, glasswork and handcrafted jewelry by guest artists.

Cowgirls and Indians will be open, and Kate Aspen will show her red necklace series, along with authentic Native American Squash Blossoms, cuffs, and concho belts.

“Moving Through Light,” an exhibit at Sisters Art Works, invites you to experience the vibrant acrylic paintings of celebrated artist, Pam Jersey Bird. Refreshments will be served and a beautiful fire pit will light the scene.

Delight a loved one this holiday season with art or jewelry handcrafted by Native American and Inuit artists. Turquoise, one of the earliest gems ever worked into jewelry, is also December's birthstone.  Few jewelers inlay this stone better than Navajo Dee Nez, featured at Raven Makes Gallery. Enjoy hot cocoa at their fire pit.

Celebrate the holiday season with Wildflower Studio. Come by to pick up last minute gifts: hats, scarves, jewelry, prints, ornaments and more. Owner Chris Nelson has donated this month’s Quick Draw, a $100 Gift Certificate for custom framing. Sign up once in each of the galleries as you stroll.

Grizzly Ridge Upcycle is featuring new work – Amy Tatala-Beck’s paintings done on old windows and wood scraps from old fish shipping crates; and Scott Lundquist’s clever steampunk lamps worked from antique cylindrical record containers made by (Thomas) Edison Records. 

Studio Redfield has new paintings by Randy Redfield and hand painted ceramic tiles by Kibak Tile, open until 6:30 with light refreshments.

Jill Neal gallery has moved to 183 East Hood Ave. This retail gallery space gives Jill a chance to display new gift items and original art in her abstract style. Check out the brilliantly colored equine line that emphasizes the spirited freedom of the horse, and new wine diva mugs.

Nature's Bling is has Christmas deals all day on Friday, with some items up to 50 percent off. New products include fire agate, epidote in smoky quartz, double terminated amethyst, and many agate and jasper bookends made on site. Also look for jewelry by Mani Purehart, a local silversmith and lapidary.

Last but not least, stroll down to Sisters Library, where you can see Caroline Stratton-Crow’s watercolor and acrylic depictions of “Art in the Natural World,” along with black-and-white photography by Katie Newton, papercuts depicting children and families from around the world by Carly Garzon-Vargas, and Kelley Salber’s magical miniatures – books and book art.

Also open during the stroll are Beacham’s Clock Company and Dyrk Godby Gallery. Maps are available in all galleries, along with sign-ups for this month’s Quick Draw. 

QUICK DRAW
Art is one of the best Christmas gifts. But what does every artwork need? A custom frame. This month’s quick draw is a $100 gift certificate for custom framing from Wildflower Studio. Sign up one time per gallery as you stroll.

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November 24th Art Stroll
Nov
24
4:00 PM16:00

November 24th Art Stroll

Who? You and your friends
What? Fourth Friday Art Stroll
Where? Through the Galleries of Sisters
When? Friday, Nov. 24, 4 to 7 p.m.



They call it Black Friday, but in Sisters, Nov. 24 is the very colorful Fourth Friday Art Stroll. Grab your friends and head out to any or all of the galleries for a fun evening of art, music, and light refreshments.

Have you ever met a warthog? Gary Cooley will be sculpting one in his Collection Gallery. The warthog is a wild member of the pig family, found in grassland, savanna, and woodland in sub-Saharan Africa ... and in Cooley’s gallery on Hood Avenue.

Raven Makes Gallery highlights contemporary and traditional works, including fine pottery, select jewelry and Plains ledger art from recent art visits through the Southwest and Dakotas. Arctic sculptures and limited edition Inuit prints from Cape Dorset’s 2017 release are also on display. This month’s featured artist is Zuni Kachina carver Gregg Lasiloo, showcasing his stunning “Blue Corn Maiden.” Enjoy the fire pit and warm cider.

Twigs features mixed-media collage by Cheryl Crawford.

Hood Avenue Art features its Small Wonders show. Its 25 gallery artists exhibit small format, highly collectable, fine art. Jim Cornelius will perform during the Art Stroll.

Sisters Gallery and Frame Shop will feature more of Dennis McGregor’s“You Stole My Name” original paintings, giclee prints, and samples of assorted merchandise that are part of his Kickstarter campaign, currently in progress. Stop by for some Cat Fish, Aligator Lizard, and that November treat, the Turkey Buzzard.

The Clearwater Gallery will be featuring Tom Browning “Spirit of Santa” paintings and kicking off “It’s a Wonderful Friday,” the once-a-year art sale that will be every weekend until the New Year.  Appetizers and wine will be served from 4 to 6:30.

In Ken Scott’s Imagination Gallery, watercolorist Don Zylius is giving a painting demonstration showcasing his pouring and spattering techniques. Don is recognized for his evocative nature scenes and has been featured in many periodicals, such as Gray’s Sporting Journal and Trout Magazine. Come by for refreshments and nibbles, and chat with Don. Owner Ken Scott will also be unveiling two fantastic new chandeliers.

Cowgirls and Indians Resale will have local author Jill Stanford, War Pony Leatherworks, Kate Aspen Red Necklace Series, bronze art by M Barbera, and music by The Hood Street Ramblers.

Nature’s Bling has new collaborative jewelry with Marc Taylor’s lapidary and Candy Park’s silversmithing. Bling is now carrying photographs by Austin James Jackson

Wildflower Studio celebrates the start of the holiday season with handmade hats, scarves, jewelry and ornaments by local artisans and new paintings by local artist David Rock and John Runnels.  

Sisters Library, in the Computer RoomChris Nelson’s floral, dog and bird original paintings will be on display till December 1 . While at the library, don’t miss the annual show and sale by the Central Oregon Spinners and Weavers Guild.

This month, Sisters Arts Association welcomes two new business sponsors: Sisters Coffee and Hayden Homes

Besides donating the $100 Quick Draw this month, Sisters Coffee will be hosting a Happy Hour from 4 to 7 p.m. with traditional drinks and live music by Rhonda Funk

Hayden Homes displays artwork from Sisters Arts Association members in its gallery at the Model Home, 1310 W. Hill Ave., 4 to 6 p.m.

Other galleries open include Beacham’s Clock CompanyDyrk Godby GalleryGrizzly Ridge Upcycle, and the Jill Neal Gallery.


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October 27, 2017 – Gallery Art Stroll
Oct
27
4:00 PM16:00

October 27, 2017 – Gallery Art Stroll

Details
Who? You and your friends
What? Fourth Friday Art Stroll
Where? Through the Galleries of Sisters
When? Friday, Oct. 27, 4 to 7 p.m.

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It isn’t quite Halloween, but there will be plenty of treats available during the Fourth Friday Art Stroll in the galleries of Sisters. Grab a friend and come on out on Friday, Oct. 27 from 4 to 7 p.m. Be sure to sign up for this month’s Quick Draw, a certificate for $100 from Sisters Arts Association, good for use at any of SAA’s gallery members.

Raven Makes Gallery welcomes three Zuni Pueblo artists for the fourth Friday weekend. Jayne Quam, Kandis Quam, and Elroy Natachu, Jr., stone carvers and painters, are bringing new works from their studios in New Mexico, reflecting their culture and traditions.

Twigs features "Pathways" from Central Oregon Studio Art Quilt Association (SAQA). “Pathways as a roadmap to artistic expression” is the theme of SAQA’s 2017 show and exhibit. Fiber artists explore literal maps, circumnavigations, explorations and fictional trails. The art quilts are abstract and representational, appliquéd and pieced, embellished and painted, machine stitched and hand quilted. In addition to theme, size is the unifying trait. All of the quilts are either 18-by-40 inches or 40-by-18 inches.

Photographer Lisa Belt’s work will be featured at Gary Cooley’s Collection Gallery. Belt’s photograph, “Suspended,” was selected and published on National Geographic’s “Daily Dozen.” More than 12,000 photos are submitted each day to the National Geographic website, of which 12 are chosen by the photo editors for publication. Photographs with the most votes are considered for possible publication in a future issue of National Geographic Magazine.

Hood Avenue Art features colorful abstractions by pastel painter JoAnn Burgess, with an emphasis on light and texture, and figurative sculpture, inspired by memory, movement and time by Breezy Anderson. There will also be live music.

Sisters Gallery will feature brand new acrylic pour canvases by Candice Bruguier. The original paintings are abstract – no two alike – and some are enhanced by the addition of a wild animal or landscape as suggested by the nature of the pour. The gallery also has new work by some of its gallery artists: Carol Grigg, Curtiss Abbott, Jodi Schneider, Jennifer Hartwig, Ann Grossnickle, and at least six of Dennis McGregor’s “You Stole My Name” original paintings.

In Ken Scott’s Imagination Gallery, owner and artist Ken Scott will display several new works in his “Steampunk” genre. Other artists will feature new paintings in watercolors, oils and acrylics, fused stained-glass scenery, raku pots and vases, clay birdbaths and lamps, chandeliers, garden lights and scenery in metal.

Cowgirls and Indians Resale’s featured artists are Marlene Hasler, needle weaving; Kate Aspen, red necklace series; Tumbleweeds, Furniture and Décor; Jill Stanford, author of “The Cowgirls Cookbook,” Arbor Cottage, soaps and accessories; and music by the Ukuladies.

Nature’s Bling has new collaborative jewelry with Marc Taylor’s lapidary and Candy Park’s silversmithing. Bling is now carrying the artwork of photographer Austin James Jackson. Celebrate the Bling’s three-year anniversary sale all weekend with as much as 50 percent off.

Stop in to Wildflower Studio and celebrate the fall season! It’s the perfect time to get a jump on holiday gifts or framing projects.

For October, the Clearwater Gallery will be featuring Dan Richards’ Northwest Landscapes. Dan and Julia invite you to join them for wine, appetizers and an array of beautiful art, from 4 to 6:30. 

In the community room of Sisters Library, Central Oregon Spinners and Weavers Guild id displaying members’ work, while the computer room houses Quilts for Kids.

Other galleries open this month include Dyrk Godby Gallery, Animation Art Masters, and Grizzly Ridge Upcycle. Art Stroll maps are also available in all galleries

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September 22, 2017 – Gallery Art Stroll
Sep
22
4:00 PM16:00

September 22, 2017 – Gallery Art Stroll

Fall is here, so why not step out and support local artists and merchants during the Fourth Friday Art Stroll, Sept. 22, from 4 to 7 p.m.

Sisters Arts Association welcomes Wildflower Studio on its Grand Opening. Wildflower incorporates an art boutique, artist studios, and custom picture framing shop. The boutique features local handmade items, and the frame shop is up and running. Stop and see Chris Nelson and Wendy Rickards to discuss art, jewelry, and framing.

Last month, Sisters Gallery and Frame Shop featured the latest of Dennis McGregor’s original paintings in the series called “You Stole My Name.” This month, all 22 of McGregor’s original paintings (18 of which will make up a book by the same name) are on display in the Sisters Library Community Room. McGregor launches his Kickstarter Campaign at the Library on Friday, and he will play and discuss his new work in the Community Room at 7 p.m. All of the paintings are available for purchase, and since some have already been sold, this will be one of the final opportunities to see all of them simultaneously. In the Library’s’ Computer Room, Sisters quilters Sharon Carvalho and Torrie Gordon are showing art quilts that reflect their personal experiences and individual processes.

This month at Sisters Gallery and Frame, Paul Alan Bennett is the featured artist, with many samples from his designer clothing line. Bennett has transformed many of his most popular paintings into wearable art: leggings, shirts, skirts, dresses, and more.

Sharyl McCulloch is the featured artist at Gary Cooley’s Collection Gallery. A yarn and fiber artist, McCulloch emphasizes quality materials, unique design, and a sense of fun. Her one-of-a-kind accessories are knitted or woven with the spirit of Sisters.

At Cowgirls and Indians Resale, author Jill Stanford will be signing her book, “Cowgirls In The Kitchen,” with cookies and treats on hand. Kate Aspen is featuring her own Red Necklace Series, along with furniture and décor from Junk Yard Stella, and needle weaving necklaces by Marlene Hasler.

Studio Redfield has paintings and hand painted ceramics by Randy Redfield and hand painted Kibak Tile.

Nature’s Bling just imported more than 20,000 pounds of amethyst from Brazil and Uruguay and four new major fossil imports: two from Montana, and two from Africa. Candyce Park will show her jewelry designs, and be available for jewelry repair.

The Clearwater Gallery highlights woodworker Bob Bousquet, fused-glass artist Edie Shelton, and jewelry artist Wendy Vernon, between 4 and 6:30 p.m.

Twigs’ featured artist is Art Quilter Helen Brisson, “Sketching in Fabric.” She uses personal photos and sketches as stepping stones to dying, painting, and printing on her own fabric, and experiments with commercial fabrics, finishing her work with “Maxine,” her quilting machine.

Raven Makes Gallery has new acquisitions from a recent Southwest buying trip: Navajo silver and precious stone jewelry from the Lister family, gold and silver bracelets from Cody Hunter, and a curated sample of Pueblo pottery.

Barbara Berry, the featured artist at Ken Scott’s Imagination Gallery, captures subject, time and place with vibrant colors. During the Art Stroll, she offers a 10 percent discount on her art.

Jewelry artist Sharon Reed is featured at Hood Avenue Art. Her stunning jewelry combines textured sterling with stones she has collected from around the world.

Journeys Art Quilt Group will present its annual show at Sisters Art Works. The theme is “Shelter,” as interpreted by 15 quilters. Some of these unique works are for sale.

Also open for the Art Stroll – Beacham’s Clock Company, Dyrk Godby Gallery, Disney Fine Art Gallery, Grizzly Ridge Upcycle, and The Jewel.

Brand new Gallery Walk Maps are available in all of the galleries of Sisters. Stop by and pick up a map, sign up for this month’s Quick Draw: A $100 gift certificate to the Depot Café. Sign up for the Quick Draw once per gallery – the more galleries that you visit, the greater your chance to win!

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