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by APRIL LEWIS Cascade A&E Feature Writer Painter Mary Medrano, a recent transplant from San José, California, is looking forward to enjoying the four seasons in Central Oregon and living in the town recently recognized as Dog Town USA. Medrano’s artwork includes dog portraits, figurative and landscapes with inspiration from color, portraying “the slice of…

(Artwork above: Not One More by Mary Medrano) The Oxford Hotel presents Mary Medrano’s colorful acrylic paintings Feathers and Tails, continuing through December 28. The hotel invites the public to the champagne opening on First Friday, December 7 from 5:30-7:30pm. Medrano notes that painting is her favorite method of storytelling. She adds, “It’s also effective…

(Artwork above by Mary Medrano) The Oxford Hotel presents Mary Medrano’s colorful acrylic paintings Feathers and Tails, continuing through December. Medrano will attend the champagne opening on First Friday, November 7, from 5:30-7pm. A BFA graduate of Western Michigan University, with certification in graphic design and visual communications from UC Santa Cruz, Medrano notes that…

(Artwork above: Watercolor by Jennifer Ware) Check out our complete listing of exhibits, artist talks and appearances, galleries and shows during this month’s First Friday in Downtown Bend and the Old Mill District. Art in the Atrium, Franklin Crossing 550 NW Franklin St. Franklin Crossing features Ian Factor’s paintings, The Baristas of Bend, August 30 to…

(Artwork above: Luminous drawing by Katherine Taylor) Stay cool this First Friday by visiting some local galleries and businesses for artwork and artist receptions. View our complete listing of exhibits, receptions and displays for the month of August. Alleda Real Estate 25 NW Minnesota Ave., Ste. 1 • alledarealestate.com Watercolor might be an unlikely media for…