(Artwork above: Santorini Sunrise by Stuart L Gordon) Framed photography, photobook giveaway, complimentary refreshments, and more highlight the kickoff event to be held on Friday, June 1 Eastlake Framing and Stuart L Gordon Photography have partnered to help photo and art enthusiasts “travel the world through photography” through an exhibition that will be staged at…

(Photo courtesy of The Architecture Foundation of Oregon) The Architecture Foundation of Oregon will feature its annual Architects in Schools Exhibit on First Friday, June 1 at the Franklin Crossing Atrium in downtown Bend.  Bend and Redmond area elementary school students will showcase projects developed over the past few months during time spent with architects and…

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…