(Photo courtesy of Buddy Mays) Among the most beautiful and mysterious creatures in nature, butterflies are fascinating to watch, gorgeous to look at and certainly stimulating to learn about. Central Oregon is a butterfly haven and The Butterflies of Bend & Central Oregon, a recently released identification guide by author/photographer/biologist Buddy Mays, describes in words…

(Artwork by Leah Wilson) At Liberty will host an interdisciplinary panel discussion in conjunction with the Time and Place: Ecological Work by Leah Wilson exhibition. The panel, moderated by exhibition curator Andries Fourie, will consist of artist Leah Wilson, Dr. Steve Wondzell (research ecologist with Pacific Northwest Research Station, U.S.D.A Forest Service), Dr. Michael Nelson (a philosopher…

The Deschutes County Board of Commissioners’ application process for its Arts & Culture grants program is now open. This marks the third year that Deschutes County will offer this grant opportunity, which is designed to increase arts and culture opportunities and make arts and culture education available to Deschutes County residents. A total of $20,000…

(Dude Ranch Wrangler, 24”x20” by Jean Lubin and GoodLife Glass —Float Glass Bowls (greenhouse glass, shelving) — throw away glass (making art and keeping out of the landfill!) by Laurel Werhane) The Sunriver Library will feature an exhibition of Jean Lubin’s art, opening October 29 through January 3, 2020. Jean’s oil paintings reflect her love for…

(Photo | Courtesy of COMAG) Imagine the intensity of a six-foot long and three-foot high, metal praying mantis! Now imagine making such a sculpture in a collaborative effort among 19 people over a four day period. Take it one step further by imagining that the leader of this group project, the one directing you what…

(COCC Art Student | Photo courtesy of COCC) Central Oregon Community College (COCC) makes announcements on Pacific Northwest College of Art & COCC Ink Transfer agreement, Guitar Lecture Traces Instrument’s Latin American Path and their symphony’s season opener. Pacific Northwest College of Art and COCC Ink Transfer Agreement Central Oregon Community College’s (COCC) art and…