Bend Exhibits-December 2015

Scott Street Sparrow Bakery, Stuarts of Bend, The Workhouse, Cindercone Clay Center, The Cube and Cement Elegance.
Special Last Saturday December 26, 6-10pm with Furniture Flip Design Challenge. Free to attend, donations welcome.
Armature is a diverse collective of artists brought together by the common thread of expression. Paint, ink, pencils, photographs, dance and words are the underlying structure, orarmature if you will, used to produce the language with which we speak.

Bendy Dog
112 NW Minnesota Ave., 541-419-6463
Painter, Barbara Slater.

Blue Spruce Pottery
20591 Dorchester E., 541-382-0197
The studio will also be open each Friday and Saturday thru
December 19, 10am–4pm.

Friends of The Bend Libraries
Themed exhibition The Four Seasons thru March 7, 2016.
Denise at 541-350-8039.

Broken Top Club
62000 Broken Top Dr.
Pat Clark and Joren Traveller fine art paintings. Each artist shares her diversity in style and mediums in works Inspired by Nature which have a focus on Oregon. This exhibition by members of the High Desert Art League thru January 15, 2016.

Circle of Friends Art & Academy
19889 Eighth St., 541-706-9025
STARS for December. The creative talents of featured artists Pam Huffer, Dale McGrew and Chris Matthews will be on display. The gallery is home to over 120 working artists. Reception Saturday, December 5 from 4–7pm.Hors d’oeuvres provided by L.A. Catering.

Des Chutes Historical Museum
129 NW Idaho Ave., 541-389-1813
Finding Fremont: Pathfinder of the West. Discover the story of John C. Fremont and his expedition through Central Oregon in 1843-44. An unlikely hero, Fremont’s mapping expeditions provided maps for emigrants on The Oregon Trail and beyond, launching him to fame, fortune and a bid for president of the United States of America. Developed in partnership with the Nevada State Museum in Carson City, the exhibit features archaeological evidence of the party’s route, artifacts on loan from seven different collections and the Fremont howitzer abandoned in the Sierra Nevada winter of 1844. Thru December.

DeWilde Art & Glass
321 SW Powerhouse, 541-419-3337. Mon.-Fri. 10am-5pm
Handmade stained glass windows, doors and hanging works of art.

High Desert Museum
59800 S Hwy. 97,, 541-382-4754
Rain, Snow or Shine. From rain to shine to snow to hail, weather plays a large role in how we live our everyday lives. Tough by Nature showcases artist Lynda Lanker’s passion for the American West and the women who have shaped it.
Sage Grouse: Icon of the Sagebrush Sea follows on the heels of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s determination to list the bird under the Endangered Species Act.
Tough by Nature: Portraits of Cowgirls and Ranch Women of the American West, a collection of portraits by Lynda Lanker, a Eugene artist, that honors the spirit and stories of ranch women and cowgirls who gain their sustenance and earn their livelihood from the land, thru January 10, 2016.

Partners in Care Arts & Care Gallery
2075 NE Wyatt Court, Marlene Moore Alexander, 541-382-3950
WSO member from Fossil, Oregon Painter Hyon Fielding and extraordinary, creative jewelry by Prineville artist, Crystal Frandsen.
All artwork is for sale and 30 percent of sales is donated to Partners in Care.

Rodes-Smithey Studio
19007 Innes Market Rd., 541-280-5635,
Showing mixed media, paintings, metalwork and sculpture from Randy and Holly Smithey.

SageBrushers Art Society
117 SW Roosevelt Ave., Bend, 541-617-0900
Affordable Art Show thru January 8. What could be better for the holiday season than gifts of art work from local artists! All work shown is under $100. This is a great opportunity to get a meaningful and original gift. Wednesdays & Fridays, 10am-4pm.

St. Charles Medical Center – Bend
2500 NE Neff Rd., 541-382-4321,
High Desert Art League (HDAL) exhibit. This group of professional artists create artwork that spans a wide variety of media and subjects. Two artists that are inspired by nature are David Kinker who creates intricate abstract acrylic paintings and Vivian Olsen who paints watercolor portraits of wild animals. Another watercolorist is Cindy Briggs whose paintings of distant places feature colorful scenes. Barbara Slater and Joren Traveller both paint animals and landscapes with oils, and there is one artist, Janis Rhodes, who works with the ancient art of wax-based encaustics. Thru December.
St. Charles Healthcare of Bend is again hosting local artists in the Hallway to HeART first floor South to the Heart Department….thru December 30.
For Artists, deadline for January 2-March is December 5, come and submit your work to You will love US!

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