Who? You and your friends
What? Fourth Friday Art Stroll
Where? Through the Galleries of Sisters
Visit some 20 Art Galleries in Sisters Featuring:
• A great time
• Beautiful art
• Good company
• Hors d'oeuvres
Fall is officially here, with its cool breezes, fluffy white clouds, and color changes.The Sisters Arts Association’s monthly Art Strolls continue this Friday, from 4 to 7 p.m.
Raven Makes Gallery is hosting The Hopi Women's Show all weekend. Meet the artists, see new works, and discuss evolving perspectives in Indigenous art and jewelry. The women are master lapidary jeweler Sonwai (Verma Nequatewa), Earth minerals painter Pesavensi, (Donna Humetewa), and potter Dorothy Ami. Their contemporary works blend integrity and beauty of the Hopi lifeways and offer a glimpse into their deeply intelligent, moral and ethical world, via heirloom quality jewelry, richly symbolic paintings, and fine-walled Hopi pottery. An open forum is set on Saturday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Zosel-Harper Realty shows new work by renowned Sisters plein air artist Randall Tillery. Painting in a “conservative impressionist” style, Inspired and challenged by nature, he travels the West searching out different landscapes. Stop by 170 W. Cascade Ave. to see what’s new and chat with Randall.
Stitchin' Post Fiber Arts Gallery is hosting the fiber art of Tonye Belinda Phillips, in a show called “This, That, The Other Thing.” This eclectic collection of art quilts comes in all shapes and sizes, and an assortment of fabrics and fibers. Some hang on the wall, some lay on a table, and some drape over the shoulders.
At Sisters ArtWorks, 204 W. Adams, see Journeys Art Quilters’ show, “Walking the Line,” through Nov. 16. Journeys quilts are made by guild members Catherine Beard, Judith Beaver, Helen Brisson, Sheila Finzer, Betty Gientke, June Jaeger, Jean Wells Keenan, Charlene Kenny, Tonye Phillips, Donna Rice, Jodi Rusconi, Martha Sanders, Marion Shimoda, Mary Stiewig, and Jan Tetzlaff.
Hood Avenue Art hosts wildlife painter Rod Frederick, whose new paintings include Bald Eagle, Cougar, and Zebra; and Danica Curtright of Morning Star Designs, with colorful lamp work, torch-made glass bead jewelry.
At The Collection Gallery, view Simon Haycraft’s incredible fish. Artist and fisherman, Haycraft uses water as a recurring theme, and wood as both canvas and an integral part of the subject matter.
The Clearwater Gallery welcomes oil artists David Mensing and Vicki Shuck. Mensing captures the raw beauty of the west while Shuck captures the unique moments of people's lives.
Cross Hood Avenue to Beacham’s Clock Company, where you can both see and hear time pass, especially if you’re there on the hour.
Sisters Gallery and Frame Shop has new figurative clay works by Mary Moore, and pottery by Ann Grossnickle. Jennifer Hartwig will demonstrate scratchboard art, and take registration for her “Sip ‘n’ Scratch” classes, scheduled for Oct. 13 and 14.
In honor of the upcoming Pollinator Garden on Locust Ave., Ken Scott's Imagination Gallery dedicates an entire room to featured artist, Elise Fog, photographer of bees and other deserving insects, rendered on polished aluminum.
Stop by Wildflower Studio to celebrate fall with new paintings from John Runnels, Kathy Deggendorfer and Jane Chase.
Jill Neal Gallery has just issued new bewitching Halloween mugs: Pumpkin Dance and Bwaahaahaahaaa, and equine art in canvas and numbered prints, and watercolor and acrylic originals.
Randy Redfield’s colorful abstracts on pottery are displayed at Studio Redfield, along with custom-designed Kibak Tiles.
Visit Nature’s Bling to see fine rare mineral specimens and fossils, and check out NASA’s poster-sized images of the first moon rocks.
Sisters Library has landscapes and still life works by Charles H. “Chuck” Chamberlain. Don’t miss your chance to see work by one of Central Oregon’s finest artists.
Also open are Grizzly Ridge Upcycle and Dyrk Godby Gallery. Art Strolls continue every Fourth Friday of the month, all year round. For more information, find us on Facebook or at sistersarts.org.
Restaurants that sponsor the stroll include Chops, Open Door, Cork Sellers, The Saloon, Sisters Coffee, The Depot Cafe, and Cottonwood Cafe.