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 Room, Chris 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 Company, Dyrk Godby Gallery, Grizzly Ridge Upcycle, and the Jill Neal Gallery.
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