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
Sisters always becomes busy around Thanksgiving. For families looking for something to do on the Friday after, we invite you to join the Fourth Friday Art Stroll from 4 to 7 p.m. through the Galleries of Sisters. As you visit each location, prepare to see amazing art, meet creative artists, and enjoy light refreshments and live music.
At Hood Avenue Art’s “Small Wonders Collection,” the gallery artists exhibit small format fine art, perfect for first time buyers, tiny footprint living, and gift giving. Discover an artist new to you, or reconnect with your past favorite. Hood Avenue Art gallery represents over 25 local artists sharing their vision of life in the High Desert of Central Oregon. There will be live music and free refreshments. This exhibit runs through December 18.
Gary Cooley’s Collection Gallery will host featured artist Sharyl McCulloch. She will feature holiday specials on unique wearable art that’s hand knit or woven in the spirit of Sisters, and each is one-of-a-kind.
The Clearwater Gallery will feature new work by jewelry artist Wendy Vernon. She will snow new work from her full line including rings, necklaces, and earrings, made specifically for the November Art Stroll.
The Stitchin’ Post Fabric Art Gallery features fiber arts from an eclectic mix of local artists, as well as a boutique featuring handmade gifts and fun things from some very creative Stitchin’ Post employees.
Beacham’s Clock Company will be open, demonstrating clock movement and how the parts are made.
Cowgirls and Indians Resale will feature authentic Native American squash blossoms and cuffs. Jill Stanford will be autographing her books, and all artwork will be 25 percent off, with layaway available.
Potter Ann Grossnickle is showing new work, fresh from her kiln, at Sisters Gallery and Frame Shop. Look for new mugs, designer bowls, and small sculptural whimsies. Scratch artist Jennifer Hartwig will be on hand, taking orders for custom ornaments. Join us for a complimentary wine tasting featuring locally-crafted Whychus Cellars Pinot noir and White Pinot noir.
Ken Scott’s Imagination Gallery will feature Clay Artist Nina Walz, presenting hand-built human forms inspired by Mexican culture, and vessels useful for the home. Wine and appetizers begin at 5 p.m.
Wildflower Studio presents new gift ideas from local artists. Shop for leather bags, candles, ornaments, prints, fused glass and jewelry. Also, new orignal bird oil paintings by Chris Nelson and scarves by Tricia Biesmann.
Jill Haney Neal will feature Wild and Tasteful Chocolate – from 84 percent cocoa to milk chocolate, with her ladies’ art images printed on top. The images themselves are specially patented chocolate. Also, chocolate “pops” and caramels featuring the ladies.
Raven Makes Gallery features mosaic inlay, turquoise, gold and silver jewelry from award-winning artists, as well as Navajo, Alaska Native, Hopi and Coastal Peoples.
Randy Redfield, at Studio Redfield, will be exhibiting new work and offering some large painting inventory at special pricing, as Kibak Tile and Studio Redfield will be preparing for a move into a larger space within the industrial park of Sisters off of Barclay Drive. “We will still be active at the Hood Avenue location through November and into early December, and we look forward to the Fourth Friday Art Stroll,” Redfield said.
This month, prints made by three artists, each using different processes, are hanging in the Sisters Library. In the Computer Room, Katie Newton’s “Lumen Landscapes” depict microcosms within the Pacific Northwest’s natural beauty and the Community Room has a display of collographic prints by Robin Thomas and original monotypes by Carolyn Platt.
Other galleries on the Art Stroll are Dyrk Godby Gallery, Nature’s Bling, and Grizzly Ridge Upcycle.
Restaurants that sponsor the stroll include Chops, Open Door, Cork Sellers, The Saloon, Sisters Coffee, The Depot Cafe, and Cottonwood Cafe.