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New Exhibits for January 2015


50 Scott Street, Sparrow Bakery, Stuarts of Bend, The Workhouse, Cindercone Clay Center, The Cube and Cement Elegance. Special Last Saturday January 31.
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, or armature if you will, used to produce the language with which we speak.  


Bend Library Downtown
Friends of the Bend Libraries, Art Committee Denise 541-350-8039.
Themed exhibition Pets ‘r’ Us. Thru March 2, 2015. The artwork is for sale by contacting the artist.


Bluebird Coffee Company
550 NW Franklin Ave., Bend (entrance on Bond, north of Franklin), 541-330-2100
Featuring local artists.


Blue Spruce Pottery
20591 Dorchester E., 541-382-0197 bluesprucepottery.com
A fixture in Bend since 1976, Blue Spruce Pottery features a large selection of hand thrown stoneware - including mugs, bowls, serving and baking dishes. They also create beautiful Raku fired lamps, vases and decorative wall art. Call for an appointment.


Broken Top Club
62000 Broken Top Dr. 541-383-0868, www.brokentop.com
Presents the work of Pat Clark, Joren Traveller and Barbara Slater thru January 14, 2015. Clark, the founder of Atelier 6000, creates work to transform the powerful and often chaotic forces of nature into an ordered, functional design she calls “mapping,” through the techniques of relief printing, embossment, chine collé, mixed media and drawing. Traveller’s work crosses many mediums (sculpture, pastels, oils, ceramics) and draws upon her background as an equestrian, her time at the Otis Art Institute, life in Central Oregon and an education in microbiology and animal science. Slater is well known for the energy, spirit, rich pigmentation and bold brushwork in her representations of animals, florals and landscapes. www.highdesertartleague.com


Cafe’ Sintra
1024 NW Bond St, 541-382-8004, www.coryjoneillphotography.com
Featuring Cory O’Neill’s work. Fine art landscape and wilderness photography.


Circle of Friends Art & Academy
19889 Eighth St., 541-706-9025, www.circleoffriendsart.com
Featuring art from local artists Wendy Birnbaum - photographer, Trish Poydence - glass casting and fused glass, Lynne Myers, whimsical acrylic paintings and Tylar Merrill, felting on silk.


City Walls at City Hall
710 NW Wall Street
Special invitational exhibition of the members of the Bend Gallery Association in honor of two decades of art in Bend. Thru January 2015. All of the members of the Gallery Association have been invited to participate in this invitational exhibition as way to showcase the professional Gallery Association members and artists.


Des Chutes Historical Museum
129 NW Idaho Ave., www.deschuteshistory.org, 541-389-1813
The Museum abounds with history and relics of the past lives of Deschutes County. Explore life along the obsidian routes with the native people who passed along the Deschutes river and fur trapping with early explorers; see the logging and railroad barons racing to settle the last open spaces amidst the Ponderosa Pines forests; meet the pioneers of Deschutes County who settled along the river and raised their children, grew their crops or started businesses and prospered.


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


Hawthorn Healing Arts Center
39 NW Louisiana, 541-330-0334, www.hawthorncenter.com
Showcases the acrylic styling of Kim Jones, well-known artist in Central Oregon. Jones’s acrylic paintings are dramatic with their deep, rich earthy tones, ranging from mossy greens, through the yellows and terracottas of packed clay soil, to startling bright orange-red. www.kimjonesartist.com.


High Desert Museum
59800 S Hwy. 97, www.highdesertmuseum.org, 541-382-4754
Migration on the Wing Thru January 25, 2015. Developed by the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose, Out on a Limb provides interactive, sensory and creative ways to interact with nature without going outside in the winter.



Little Bite Cafe
2762 Northwest Crossing Drive
Janet Rawlings will be showing at Small Bites in Northwest Crossing from January 1 through February 28.  She is a local artist residing in Redmond, using Soft Pastels as her medium.  Go to rawlingsfineart.weebly.com to view her works.



LUMIN Art Studio
19855 Fourth Street, 541-510-7535, luminartstudios.com
Art by Alisha Vernon, Maeve Grogan, McKenzie Mendel and Lisa Marie Sipe.


Partners in Care Arts & Care Gallery
2075 NE Wyatt Court, Marlene Moore Alexander, 541-382-3950
Partners in Care will be exhibiting Mike Putnam’s photographs thru January.

Piacentini Book Arts Studio & Gallery
2146 NE Fourth Ave., Ste 140, 541-633-7055, www.PiacentiniStudios.com   
Bend artist, Sandy Anderson, spent 25 years teaching in the tropical fertility and diverse cultures of Hawaii. This experience informs her Spirit Guardians. Geisha, “ladies of the floating world,” are conceived in porcelain; Samurai, in high-fired stoneware—bold, daring protective. Book artist, Linda Piacentini-Yaple, exhibits hand-made, one-of-a-kind books that explore space, using sumi stick ink and gouache to create gestural marks with things found in nature--sticks, pine needles, seeds and balsa. She is inspired by Japanese text artist, Yukimi Annand. “The meanings of the text, the contents of the messages, are at the core of creation.” Piacentini Book Arts Studio and Gallery is a one-of-a-kind bookmaking studio seeking to advance the emerging art of the book in Central Oregon through exhibits, and small workshops and classes. Hours are 11:30am-3:30pm Monday, Tuesday and Saturday and by appointment. Come on in and see what we do! This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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


SageBrushers Art Society
117 SW Roosevelt Ave., Bend, sagebrushersartofbend.com, 541-617-0900.
Lee August’s one-person show. She works in themes and presents an out of the ordinary view like her Frozen Canal. Reception: Saturday, January 17, 2-5 pm


St. Charles Medical Center - Bend
2500 NE Neff Rd., 541-382-4321, www.scmc.org, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
New Year 2015 brings us in to a new year of St Charles Healthcare Arts in the Hospital. We have our regular local artists which fill our galleries too from all around Bend; our new local artists, and more room now for our shows on the second floor. The show runs thru March 30, 2015. We have photography as well as water colors, acrylic and oils, great local artists. Our patients, visitors and employees love our program, we also sell many pieces each show. 

Madras / Warm Springs


Art Adventure Gallery
185 SW Fifth St. 541-475-7701. www.artadventuregallery.com
Art Board Art will be a group show of work created by members of the Jefferson County Arts Assoc. board of directors. The opening reception second Thursday, January 8, 5:30-7pm.  


Maragas Winery Lattavo Gallery
15523 SW Hwy 97, Culver, 541-546-5464, www.maragaswinery.com
The caricature art adorning the bottles of Maragas wines was created by Doug Maragas’ mother, Joanne Lattavo, in the late ‘50s and early ‘60s.
Joanne was an accomplished oil painter with a renowned art gallery. From her collection comes art that will be initially displayed in the Gallery including several paintings by Lattavo, Flynn, Lessig and McDonald.


The Museum at Warm Springs
2189 U.S. 26, 541-553-3331, www.museumatwarmsprings.org
Tribal Youth art exhibit.



A.R. Bowman Memorial Museum
246 N Main St., Prineville. 541-447-3715, bowmanmuseum.org
Open Tuesday thru Friday, 10am-5pm, Saturdays 11am-4pm. Ponderosa Pine Capital of the World exhibit anchors the new exhibit space in the expanded museum. It includes The Woods and The Mill, two full size areas that highlight the workers, tools and history of the trade. Native American exhibit brings history of the people and land of Crook County. The 1910 bank building is always filled with historical artifacts for viewing.



The Art of Alfred A. Dolezal
Eagle Crest Resort, Village Square, 7525 Falcon Crest Dr., Ste. 100, 541-526-1185, www.alfreddolezal.com, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Wednesday- Sunday, 10am–6pm. Monday / Tuesday, flexible hours
The eclectic paintings of Austrian artist, Alfred A. Dolezal combine illuminant colors with alternative visions of reality. These contemporary oils on canvas examine the deeper meaning of life and tell a human interest story. Combining profound messages with thought-provoking imagery and evocative symbolism, they are much more than a painting. Original oils, reproductions, classes, gift shop.


Britz Beads
249 NW Sixth St., 541-548-4649
Sandi’s bead jewelry and ongoing display of Gilbert Shepherd’s large format acrylic paintings.


Juniper Brewing Company
1950 SW Badger Ave. # 103, Shandel Gamer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 541-526-5073
Chicks with Chalk a four person exhibition of pastel paintings by Shandel Gamer, Nancy Misek, Michelle Oberg and Laura Jo Sherman from January 31 – March 12, 2015 in the brewery’s taproom. Gamer has been painting in pastel for nearly 40 years. Originally a portrait artist, Shandel began painting wildlife after a hand injury forced her to stop painting for three years. When she returned, Gamer was reinvigorated by the amazing colors found in the animal world. Misek grew up in Oregon and has always loved the beauty of the outdoors and the amazing variety of God’s creation. Misek prefers plein air painting (outdoor) to studio painting, and enjoys painting places that are close to the artist’s heart. Oberg is a mostly self-taught painter who has studied many different media. Oberg is always trying new methods, mediums and styles. The learning process never stops. Sherman started painting in pastels 1995. An award-winning artist who is a former art educator from New York, Sherman has been juried into many exhibitions throughout the United States.


Redmond Airport
541-504-3499, http://www.flyrdm.com
A juried multi-media show displayed in the terminal. Connecting thru February 1, 2015.


Redmond Library
827 SW Deschutes Ave., Shandel Gamer, 541-526-5073, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , www.redmondfol.org
Photography 2015! a featured photography exhibition. Seven Central Oregon photographers whose works were accepted into the annual juried exhibition in 2014.  Thru February 13, 2015. The featured photographers for 2015 are Tessa Bailey, Shandel Gamer, Connie Hanson, Deb Moquin, Wendy Beth Oliver, Leland Pershall and Timm Picknell. Photographs by other regional photographers will fill the remaining areas of the library. In all, over 70 photographers will be on display. Changing Light, Western Landscapes a solo photography exhibition by Kay Larkin in the Silent Reading Room thru January. Enthusiasm for art and photography led Kay Larkin to take many photography classes.


St. Charles Hospital - Redmond
1253 NW Canal Blvd. 541-548-8131, www.scmc.org
High Desert Art League Group Show thru March 30, 2015. St. Charles Medical Center presents the High Desert Art League in a group exhibition. Members of the group work in a wide variety of media including water color, oils, acrylic, encaustic, solvent transfer, photography, sculpture, and print making to name but a few. Exhibiting artists include Barbara Slater, Cameron Kaseberg, Cindy Briggs, David Kinker, Helen Brown, Jacqueline Newbold, Janice Rhodes, Joren Traveller, Pat Clark, Richard Frederick, Shelly Wierzba, and Vivian Olsen. Artwork is on display and available for sale on the main level of St. Charles Medical Center. www.highdesertartleague



Buffalo Horn Gallery
167 West Sister Park Dr., 541-549-9378
Featuring the work of Ted Lettkeman, metal sculpter, Alix, mixed media portraiture of Native Americans and Gary Lynn-Roberts, western oil painter.


Canyon Creek Pottery
310 North Cedar St., 541-390-2449, www.canyoncreekpotteryllc.com
Ongoing exhibit, fine handmade pottery by Kenneth G. Merrill made in Sisters.


Cha For The Finest Gallery
183 East Hood Ave. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 541-549-1140, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Fourth Fridays, stroll the sisters galleries January 23, Bronze, Beads & Bones. Rainbow Rising, a bronze trout by the Regats, Old Trade Bead jewelry for the earthy look and Cha’s fourth book, At First Sight.


Clearwater Art Gallery
303 West Hood, 541-549-4994, www.theclearwatergallery.com.
Monday night music starts at 7pm. Wine Down on Wednesdays, Friday Night Flights.


Cowgirls and Indians Resale (formerly Kate Aspen Studios)
160 SW Oak St., 541-549-6950
Ongoing exhibit, beads, buttons, vintage jewelry and art.


Hood Avenue Art
357 West Hood Ave., www.hoodavenueart.com, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 541-719-1800
Small Wonders and Jeff Thompson art glass exhibits. All are invited to Fourth Friday in Sisters, January 23, 4-7pm, gallery reception to introduce a gallery-wide studio sale! Gallery artists offer great deals of all shapes, sizes and prices.

The Jewel
221 West Cascade Ave., 541-549-9388
Ongoing exhibit, jewelry by Mary Jo Weiss.


Jill’s Wild (tasteful!) Women Showroom
601 Larch St., Ste. B, 541-617-6078
Artwork, cards, giftware and ceramics.


Sisters Art Works
204 W Adams, 541-420-9695, www.sistersartworks.com. M-F. 10am-5pm or by appointment.
The Journeys Art Quilters will present their 2015 exhibit Discovery -  a Series at the Sisters Art Works Gallery, 204 W. Adams Ave in Sisters. The exhibit runs from Jan. 9 through Feb. 27 and viewing is open during the normal business hours of M-F, 9-4. In this exhibit, each quilter designed a series of 4 individual art quilts, each progressing from a personal challenge or theme. The unusual factor in the presentation is that the quilts are displayed in two formats, either a 40" square or a 20" by 80" panel. These regionally known art quilters express a variety of visual interpretation in this exhibit. The artists' gallery reception will be Jan. 23rd, from 5-7 PM.


Sisters Fourth Friday Stroll
Erin Borla, 541-549-0251
January 23, 4–7pm. All 14 art galleries and some businesses offer specials, receptions and demonstrations including Canyon Creek Pottery, Cha for the Finest, Clearwater Gallery, Common Threads, Cowgirls & Indians, Gary Cooley, The Collection Gallery, Hood Avenue Art, Ken Scott’s Imagination Gallery, Sisters Art Works, Sisters Gallery & Frame Shop, Sisters Olive & Nut Co., Studio Redfield.


Sisters Gallery and Frame Shop
252 W Hood Ave., 541-549-9552, www.sistersgallery.comThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Fourth Friday art stroll, January 23, 4-7pm. Gallery open 11-5 daily, except Sunday, noon-5.


Sisters Public Library
110 N Cedar St, 541-312-1070. Open Tuesday-Saturday, 10am - 6pm.
Thru January 9 in the community room: Impressions of Whychus Creek by Pam Jersey Bird. In the computer room: original paintings from Dream Again children’s book by Dennis McGregor. Sponsored by Friends of Sisters Library (FOSL). Library open Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-6pm (except Saturday, until 5pm)


Studio Redfield
183 East Hood Ave., 541-588-6332
Hand-painted tiles ceramics, art cards, jewelry, abstract paintings and impressionistic landscapes. They have a great array of unique gift items like hand-painted mugs, bright decorative ceramics, wire baskets, tiled end tables, clay tribal masks by Lillian Pitt and chic organic jewelry by Kristin Cahill.


The Porch
243 N Elm St., 541-549-3287, www.theporch-sisters.com
Featuring Casey Gardner’s acrylic paintings. See art at Facebook under Casey Gardner’s Acrylic Paintings. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Twigs Gallery & Home Goods
331 W Cascade St. 541-549-6061
An extension of The Stitchin Post will be featuring Studio Art Quilters Association (SAQA) and their exhibit A View From Above. Fourth Friday Art Stroll January 23, 4-7pm. The gallery shows focus on textile art that is for sale, with a monthly opening event. The new focus is accompanied with product demonstrations and workshops, as can be seen in new fall offering of classes at stitchinpost.com.


Vista Bonita
222 West Hood Ave., Suite B, 541-549-4527. www.vistabonitaglass.com
Bright collection of whimsical, functional glass art, designer ceramics, fine art photography and unique landscape paintings.




Artists’ Gallery Sunriver
57100 Beaver Dr., 541-593-2127 or 541-593-8274, www.artistsgallerysunriver.com
Second Saturday Reception, January 13, 4-7pm. Featuring Laura Jo Sherman, pastel artist and potter Peter Roussel.


Sunriver Library
56855 Venture Ln, Sunriver, 541- 312-1080
Two longtime members of the Friends of the Library Art Committee in Sunriver showing their work together over the holidays. Helen Brown’s watercolors describe land and cityscapes, while Susan Harkness-Williams’ gourds depict local wildlife. Thru January.


Sunriver Lodge Betty Gray Gallery
17600 Center Dr.
Betty Gray Gallery closes as the Meadows Dining Room and the Owl’s Nest prepare for renovation beginning January 5 and continuing through mid-May. The celebratory reopening of the Resort Lodge on Memorial Day weekend will include the unveiling of a major four panel wood carving by Monica Setziol-Phillips to be installed over the main fireplace in the Great Room of the Meadows. Billye Turner organizes the Sunriver Resort Lodge art exhibits with info at 503-780-2828 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


The Wooden Jewel
57100 Beaver Dr., 541-593-4151, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Featuring Yves Kamioner, a third generation Belgium Jeweler, designed for Tiffany’s for 15 years and is the recipient of the De Beers Diamond Design Award. Very few jewelry artists can claim that. He is a true artisan and Wooden Jewel loves having his collection.