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October 27, 2017 – 4th Friday Art Stroll

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.

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

Earlier Event: September 22
September 22, 2017 – 4th Friday Art Stroll
Later Event: November 24
November 24th – 4th Friday Art Stroll