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Linda Swindle began her artistic journey as a watercolor artist that eventually found her way to fiber and working with silk. Watercolor is her first love with silk painting coming in at a close second. Swindle is fascinated with the movement of colors that both surfaces allow as the dyes flow and blend similar to…

Art in the Atrium, Franklin Crossing is featuring abstract oil paintings by noted Bend artist, Sandy Brooke, associate professor OSU-Cascades, retired. Brooke notes, What’s Left of the Arctic is a series of abstract oil paintings documenting the current demise of Arctic Sea Ice in the Arctic Polar Region which includes the Arctic Ocean and adjacent…

The Oxford Hotel presents Barbara Slater’s realistic, acrylic paintings of colorful spring and summer flowers. Barbara Slater presents colorful images of seasonal blooms such as purple iris, red tulips and pink spring magnolia. In these and other dramatic images, she skillfully captures the subject’s subtleties such as a wilting petal drooping beneath a vibrant, flowering…

Join art historian Linda Cahall every third Wednesday of the month as Bend Art Center uncorks a fesh program on a famous artist or artist movement. Savor a fun evening as they examine the cultural and artistic influences that fueled great artists throughout history. This 90-minute program includes a slide presentation, libations, open conversation and…

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(Artwork above: Ripple by Alisa Huntley) Local Bend artist Alisa Huntley loves to experiment with new ideas and is always looking for fresh techniques to showcase the vibrancy of her artistic palette. This search led Huntley to explore various surfaces, discovering that oil paints on copper and aluminum yield surprising results. “Discovery is my favorite…

(Three Rising, photo courtesy of Art in Public Places) New Public Art to be installed at 15th Street and Reed Market Road. A three-piece sculpture designed with overlapping curved shapes, reaching heights of 11-to-17 feet was installed at 15th Street and Reed Market Road Roundabout on Friday, April 27. Inspired by the Three Sisters, the…

(Photo above submitted by Hilloah Rohr) Wildflower Adventure An hour of photography, travel and tales! Join photographer/hiking and cultural tour guide, Hilloah Rohr for an hour of all new photos spanning France and Italy from the blue Mediterranean in historic Nice, through charming Provence and the Gorge du Verdon, to the authentic villages and mountains…