Who? You and your friends
What? Fourth Friday Art Stroll
Where? Through the Galleries of Sisters
Visit 20 Art Galleries in Sisters Featuring:
• A great time
• Beautiful art
• Good company
• Hors d'oeuvres
The Sisters Arts Association’s monthly Art Stroll continues this Friday, from 4 to 7 p.m. throughout local galleries, with new artists, live music, and light refreshments.
Sisters Gallery and Frame Shop has new work by one of Sisters’ favorite artists, Paul Alan Bennett. The “Constellation Series” delves deeply into Bennett’s love of Greek mythology A special treat is in store for those who drop by to chat with Bennett and gallery artists Mike Stasko and Jennifer Hartwig.
Stitchin’ Post Fiber Arts Gallery is hosting “Threads That Bind,” an exhibit by Central Oregon Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) members. The art quilters’ 2018 challenge explores the threads that hold our art, our lives, and our communities together. All of the quilts are the same size, 18 x 40 or 40 x 18 inches.
Hood Avenue Art features mysterious metal sculpture by Breezy Anderson and luminous oil paintings by Katherine Taylor. Anderson’s lifesized figures and kinetic toy-like structures charm the viewers. Taylor depicts the light of the high desert in a style reminiscent of the old masters.
At The Collection Gallery, owner, sculptor and painter Gary Cooley will show his new work, including newly arrived from the foundry, bronzes.
The Clearwater Gallery features all of its gallery artists this month.
The Imagination Gallery hosts Marjie and Ken Scott, artist in acrylics, and sculptor in bronze, and steel, whose new work depicts human form in ethnic and cultural subject matter. Live music will be courtesy of A Cup of Joe band.
Wildflower Studio welcomes artist John Runnels, a local oil painter who works with a palette knife and brilliant color.
Jill Neal Gallery has its bewitching new Halloween mugs, 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.
Cowgirls and Indians Resale will feature author Jill Stanford signing her books, and Kate Aspen’s Red Necklace Series. The shop specializes in aftermarket artwork, including bronze, original oils, and watercolors by listed artists. During the stroll, artwork will be 25 percent off.
Sisters Coffee Company will be open until 6 p.m. with oil paintings by one of its own baristas, Caprial Long, on the walls of the café for the entire month.
Raven Makes Gallery has new art and jewelry from the Hopi Mesas of Arizona, and bronze and ceramic pieces celebrating transformation, including pieces by Terresa White, Yu’pik sculptor; and Wilfred Kaye, Hopi.
This month, the Central Oregon Spinners and Weavers’ annual exhibit is hanging in the Community Room of Sisters Library, where color and texture take center stage. And in the library’s Computer Room, please stop to see paper collage by Katie Lofquist.
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 Sisters Arts Association 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.