First Friday Art Walk tonight

The September First Friday Art Walk tonight will feature work for every taste, from admirers of realism to abstract art aficionados.

Galleries and other venues will stay open from 5 p.m. until at least 8 p.m. for the art walk, a monthly event in Ashland.

  • In its new home next to Standing Stone Brewing Co., the Hanson Howard Gallery at 89 Oak St. will feature the always-powerful sculptures of Nelson Davis, along with oil paintings of everyday objects that take on mysterious qualities under the eye of artist Bobbie Jansen.
  • Suzanne Etienne's vibrant paintings will brighten the walls of Adelante! Gallery & Tea House, 88 N. Main St.
  • View Sheri Dinardi's paintings of gardens and summer harvests at Art & Soul Gallery, 247 E. Main St.
  • The Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St., will have fall art bags made by Diane Ericson, and people can sign up for classes on how to make their own.
  • Storyteller and colorist Sandy Cathcart will entertain the crowds at Concetti Fine Arts, 40 N. Main St.
  • Houston's Custom Framing & Fine Art, 270 E. Main St., is featuring Russell Chatham lithographs.
  • Creekside Pizza, 92 N. Main St., has Kyle Gargus' bright acrylic paintings.
  • Enoteca by Eden Vale Wine Bar & Bistro, 17 N. Main St., will pour wine and showcase Anthony Lewis' oil paintings inspired by African animism sculptures.
  • Liquid Assets Wine Bar, 96 N. Main St., is exhibiting wildlife photography by Dan Elster and abstract landscape paintings by Keith Johnson.
  • Pelton House, 228 B St., also has Ester's wildlife photographs, along with works by Cathy DeForest and Sarah Patterson.
  • The Thomas Lee Gallery, 20 S. First St., is introducing Chester Armstrong's wood sculptures.
  • Fabric art by Monique Barker and Stephanie Nead is on display at Ashland Art Works, 291 Oak St.
  • After a 10-year hiatus from drawings in which he focused on computer-generated art, Bruce Bayard will show his new luminous art crayon images of clouds and the sky at Studio A.B., 621 A St.
  • Bohemia Framing & Fine Art, 552 A St., has paintings by Clifford Wilton that include figurative abstracts.
  • Davis and Cline Gallery, 525 A St., Suite 1, is featuring mixed media collage and glass sculptures by Hye Wook Huh, Echiko Ohira and Steve Klein.
  • Gallerie Karon, 500 A St. No. 1, is celebrating Britain through art.
  • Inger Nova Norgensen's figurative oil paintings and Cheryl Williams' paintings and sculptures are on display at Illahe Studios & Gallery, 215 Fourth St.
  • The Hilltop Gallery, 859-B Mountain Meadows Drive, has work by Portland area artists.
  • Ashland Community Hospital, 280 Maple St., has work by 10 Ashland Art Center artists.
  • Cathrine Stendall's bold acrylic paintings are up at Boulevard Coffee, 555 Siskiyou Blvd.
  • The Family Massage Education Center, 1081 E. Main St., is displaying dozens of works by 13 well-known American painters — including Samuel and Lawrence Rothbort and Isadore Donskoy — that are from the private collection of Ashlander Ilana Rothbort.

For more information about Ashland Gallery Association member exhibits in September, visit

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