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August Exhibits



50 Scott St.
Sparrow Bakery, Stuarts of Bend, The Workhouse, Cindercone Clay Center, The Cube and Cement Elegance. Special Last Saturday August 30. 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.  


Bluebird Coffee Company
550 NW Franklin Ave., Bend (entrance on Bond, north of Franklin) 541-330-2100.
During the weeks leading up to the Art in the High Desert, exhibiting a selection of work from a variety of this year’s show artists including Arunas Oslapas, metal artist from Bellingham, Washington; Raquel Edwards, 2-D artist from Portland; Cameron Kaseberg, 2-D artist from Redmond; Ron Dobrowski, photographer from Springfield, Oregon; Stephen Harmston, printmaker from Sammamish, Washington; Lisa Foster, painter from Portland and Jeff White, painter from Portland. (exhibiting artists may be subject to change)


Central Oregon Community College
Barber Library Rotunda Gallery, 541-383-7564.
Exhibit by Phil Newman, Creating an Artist’s Idea in Clay. Thru October 13. “I view my compositions as major statements of my artistic expression in paint and sculpture. I am drawn to works by Modigiliana, Picasso and Wassily Kandinsky because of the way they manipulate ancient artifacts and the use of bold geometric shapes in painting and sculpture,” said Newman.   


Circle of Friends Art & Academy (formerly TAW Gallery)
19889 Eight St., 541-706-9025, http://tawgallery.com
Representing over 70 unique artists from silk and felt to crystal and stone, oils and watercolors to glass and wood.


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.


Eastlake Framing
1335 Galveston Ave., 541-389-3770, www.eastlakeframing.com.
Featuring Hadley McCann. Reception August 8, 5-8pm. McCann is a landscape photographer based in Sisters. The camera was his constant companion as he traveled the globe during his 29 year career as a special agent with the FBI and later as director of the Global Security Investigations Group for the Walt Disney Company. Hadley’s work captures the varied beauty of Central Oregon, as well as sights from his world travels and reflects his belief that a photograph is the tangible expression of a moment, memory and soul. Thru September. 10 percent of the proceeds from the sale of any image will be donated to The Bethlehem Inn.


Environmental Center
16 NW Kansas Ave, Bend, 541-385-6908.
Thru August, an ongoing pop-up art show of the Lexicon of Sustainability.


Deschutes County Services Building
1300 NW Wall St. in Bend, on the second floor.
Bend’s Illuminations, through the Eyes of Our Children. The hanging wall pieces, using multiple forms of recycled materials, display thru October. Touching and imaginative, the unusual and enchanting collection draws the viewer into each piece- immediately. Each child has faced challenges in their lives such as mental and emotional trauma, or physical illness. Each work adds light and life to 10 strategic themes for a Well-Planned City, from the Bend 2030 Vision Plan. Brought to you by Jennifer Poncia’s A World of Art, the City of Bend’s Arts, Beautification & Culture Commission and Oregon Family Support Network of Central Oregon. 541-389-1219, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


High Desert Museum
59800 S Hwy. 97, www.highdesertmuseum.org, 541-382-4754.
Art of the West Exhibit at High Desert Museum kicks off 25th anniversary of High Desert Rendezvous, August 23. Unveiling a stunning collection of western-inspired art, both traditional and contemporary, in the Art of the West exhibition. 541-382-4754, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to bid on artworks. The Art of Kathy Deggendorfer opens August 30 with Painting Oregon’s Harvest. Reception with Deggendorfer August 28 at 6pm. Thru November. In The Dark. This traveling exhibit from the Cincinnati Museum Center delves into dark environments and introduces the unique life forms that adapt to life at night. Thru September 7.


LUMIN Art Studio
19855 Fourth Street, 541-510-7535, luminartstudios.com.
Nature photography of guest artist Kay Larkin. Saturday August 9, 1-4pm opening reception includes the work of resident creatives Alisha Vernon, McKenzie Mendel, Lisa Marie Sipe and Natalie Gshwandtner.


Nancy P’s Cafe & Bakery
1054 NW Milwaukee Ave., 541-322-8778
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Art by Taylor Rose thru August.


North Rim Lodge
1500 NW Wild Rye Cir., Bend, 541- 388-3001.
New art from Marjorie Wood Hamlin, unique and popular copper and gold foil work. The technique is one she developed using adhesive and non adhesive surfaces with foil on canvas. She uses 24K gold leaf to accent the work and give it shine, dimension and depth. This exhibit draws inspiration from nature. It gives the viewer something new to behold and engages the mind. Hamlin’s work is locally in every high end neighborhood from Black Butte Ranch, Tumalo, Bend and Sunriver and collector’s homes and offices across the nation.


Partners in Care Arts & Care Gallery
2075 NE Wyatt Court, Marlene Moore Alexander, 541-382-3950.
Husband/wife exhibit. Gary Vincent large acrylic paintings that were inspired by his annual trips to the Steens Mountain. He is a native Oregonian and enjoys the rich treasure of natural beauty in our state. Vicki Vincent is exhibiting her beautiful beadwork. Besides the beauty of the design the beads themselves had a lovely flowing quality. She started making jewelry, but being one who likes to make pictures, she started to do so with beads, using both the loom and off-loom bead-weaving techniques and bead embroidery. Thru August.


Pronghorn Resort
Pronghorn Clubhouse, 65600 Pronghorn Club Dr.
Works by Pam Bird, Justyn Livingston and Amy Royce August 6 thru September 13. Bird lives among pine needles, aspens, rocks, wild flowers, Wychus Creek and natural inspiration. These combine with observation of seasonal changes to inform her painting filled with color, movement, texture and joy. Livingston notes that experimentation was the household norm with a painter/printmaker mother, and a neuroscientist father. She learned early that doodling constituted a valid form of mark-making that continues in her present work in mixed media. Royce describes the physical qualities of encaustic - its viscosity, texture, translucency – as entrancing her with the medium. Billye Turner organizes the Pronghorn exhibits with info at 503-780-2828 or 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.  
Exhibit of original watercolor, pastel, photography, oils, acrylics and fused glass. See works at the Bend Senior Center on Reed Market thru September 26. St. Charles Hospital, Bend works of members thru September 30. All Members Show at SageBrushers Gallery thru October 31.

St. Charles Healthcare/Cancer Centers
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.
Children’s group show for the new Cancer Center thru September. 


Bend Library
The Friends of the Bend Libraries, Art Committee.
601 NW Wall St., second floor of library. 541-617-7050, www.deschuteslibrary.org/bend.
My Favorite Subject exhibit thru September 2. Artwork is for sale by contacting the artist.


The Great Frame Up
541-383-2676, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Featuring Jennifer Lake. A selection of prints, limited editions, giclees and greeting cards, originals and canvas transfers.


Madras / Warm Springs


Art Adventure Gallery
185 SW Fifth St. 541-475-7701. www.artadventuregallery.com.
The Magical Swan writing and illustrations by Laqaixit Tewee. Opening reception and book signing, August 7, 5:30-7pm.


The Museum at Warm Springs
2189 U.S. 26, 541-553-3331, www.museumatwarmsprings.org.
The Museum is celebrating youth who play a vital role in the Tribal community and all events and exhibits in 2014 will focus on youth.




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, 434-989-3510, www.alfreddolezal.com, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
The visionary art of Austrian artist, Alfred A.Dolezal explores the universal laws of nature and the tools for enlightenment. His goal is to elevate and enlighten the human consciousness through thought-provoking imagery and storytelling. Weaving together vibrant colors in dynamic combinations Dolezal’s eclectic paintings combine evocative symbolism and mystical surrealism with psychology, history, philosophy, mythology, physics and metaphysics.

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. Ste.103, Shandel Gamer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 541-526-5073.
Junipers at Juniper art exhibition thru September 20.

Redmond Airport
2522 SE Jesse Butler Circle, 541-548-0646, www.flyrdm.com.
Thru August 17, Smith Rock Paint Out Exhibition. Following a wonderful day of painting at the Smith Rock Paint Out, work will be juried for an exhibition at Roberts Field / Redmond Municipal Airport. The exhibit space in the terminal is a beautiful space where we can share the work with the public, including those flying into and out of Central Oregon.


Redmond Library
827 SW Deschutes Ave., 541-526-5073, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , www.redmondfol.org.
A Mid-Summer’s Dream exhibition of fine art, thru August 8 celebrates the amazing talents of Central Oregon’s art community includes all media paintings, photography, ceramics and fiber art. The Beauty of Oregon: A Solo Exhibition by Nancy Misek thru September. Award-winning local pastel painter, Misek grew up in Oregon and has always loved the beauty of the outdoors and the amazing variety of God’s creation. Misek is a member of Plein Air Painters of Oregon as well as several other local and regional art organizations.




Black Butte Ranch
541-595-1510, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , http://blackbutteranch.com
Exclusive Chris Cole exhibit, paintings, sculptures, sketches thru September. Artist reception September 18, 5-7pm, complimentary wine and hor’s d’ouevres.


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. www.chaforthefinest.com, 541-549-1140, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Fourth Fridays Stroll the Sisters Galleries Augsut 22, Beads, Books and Bronzes. 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.


Don Terra Artworks
222 W Hood Ave., 541-549-1299.
Teri Applegarth, Dayne and Don Pathael, owners of Don Terra, exhibit their work.


Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration
Corner of Hwy. 242/Brooks Camp Road, 541-549-7087.
Country Fair & Art Show in Sisters includes juried art show and sale, silent auction, raffles, music, famous ribs and hotdogs, other refreshments, homemade marionberry cobbler, games, bouncy house, animals, cake walks, face painting, country store, book sale and more. Free, all proceeds are donated to local community support agencies.
Friday, August 8, 5pm-8pm, Saturday, August 9, 10am-3pm.


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.
Two of Sisters’ “most loved by the locals” artists, Michelle Deaderick and Winnie Givot, featured. Deaderick’s museum quality red glazes shine on hand built, crystal embedded vessels. Internationally known watercolorist, Givot, shares exquisitely rendered, empathetic paintings which reflect her studies of individual trees in the Redwood forest. 


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.
Birds In the Garden, a fun and color filled visual experience in Sisters, brings together four artists working in watercolor, ceramic tile, mosaic and fused glass. Kathy Deggendorfer, Jenelle Kathan, Rochelle Rose Schueler and Susanne Redfield, owner of Kibak Tile, has created some unique, hand-painted tiles just for this show. Thru August 15. The Dog Show, a fetching display of canine imagergy with Mary Medrano, Karen Bandy, Paul Alan Bennett, Carolyn Platt, Brian Vegter, Kim Luckini, Dawn Boone, Kathy Deggendorfer, Barbara Ferguson, Anita Maze, Shannon Phifer, Nicole Samples, John Simpkins, Susie Zietner. Artist reception August 22, 4-7pm. M-F, 10am- 5pm or by appointment.


Sisters Fourth Friday Stroll
Erin Borla, 541-549-0251
August 22, 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, DonTerra Artworks, 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.
Fine art landscape photography, two- and three-dimensional art by Central Oregon artists including Paul Alan Bennett, Curtiss Abbott, Gary Albertson, Dennis Schmidling, Kay and Gordon Baker, Norma Holmes, Leotie Richards and others. Fourth Friday Art Stroll on August 22, 4-7pm featuring original paintings by Dennis McGregor.


Sisters Public Library
110 N Cedar, 541-382-1209, www.sistersfol.com, Tue-Thurs 10-6, Sat 10-6, closed Sun-Mon.
A Photographer’s Journey Into Blindness, photographs by Gary Albertson of Camp Sherman, accompanied by documentary photographs of Gary at work by Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Jay Mather of Sisters.


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


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, August 9, 4-7pm. Featuring Fabric Artist Nancy Cotton, Potter Diane Miyauchi, Solvent Transfer artist, Cameron Kaseberg and Wildlife Photographer, Carolyn Waissman.


Sunriver Lodge Betty Gray Gallery
17600 Center Dr.
Select artists shown during 20 years of exhibitions curated by Billye Turner, art consultant. August 2014 marks the beginning of Turner’s 20th year working with the resort. Reception Friday, August 8 from 5–7 pm in the upper gallery. Billye Turner, art consultant, organizes exhibitions for Sunriver Resort, 541-382-9398.  


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 Sarah Graham trunk show and appearance August 30, 5-8pm.


The Village at Sunriver
26th Annual Sunriver Quilt Show and Sale, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
541-593-8618. Saturday, August 2, 9am-4pm Free admission. Over 200 quilts will be on display with many for sale. Handcrafted items made by guild members will also be on sale.