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New Exhibits February 2015



50 Scott Street
Sparrow Bakery, Stuarts of Bend, The Workhouse, Cindercone Clay Center, The Cube and Cement Elegance. Special Last Saturday February 28. 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
Exhibition Pets ‘r’ Us. Thru March 2. The artwork is for sale by contacting the artist.


Bluebird Coffee Company
550 NW Franklin Ave., Bend (entrance on Bond), 541-330-2100
Exhibiting vintage rock posters from Haight Ashbury.


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.


Broken Top Club
62000 Broken Top Dr., 541-383-8200, www.brokentop.com
Richard Frederick, Cindy Briggs, Pat Clark and David Kinker. Thru February 19. Jacqueline Newbold and Vivian Olsen thru March 19. February 20, 5:30-7:30pm, opening reception featuring live music and a complimentary wine tasting.


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.


COCC’s Pinckney Gallery
Bend-La Pine Schools’ art students exhibit as part of the Central Oregon Scholastic Art Awards: Mountain View High School students Dakota Thornton and Chloe Baker; Summit High School students Emily Allen and Shane Ragland and Bend Senior High School student Acacia Beale. These students’ work will go on to be judged at the national level. Thru February 11. www.artandwriting.org


Des Chutes Historical Museum
129 NW Idaho Ave., www.deschuteshistory.org, 541-389-1813
Come have a smile and a giggle over the dogs, cats and other pets of yesteryear through the Des Chutes Historical Museum’s newest exhibit Pet Tales: Furry Friends in Photographs 1900 to 1960. Thru April 11. From the beginning of photography, our beloved pets have been the subject of numerous photographs. Whether purposefully showing off our furry friends, or unknowingly having them stealthily sneak into the family shot, we’ve been taking photos of our dogs and cats as long as we’ve had the equipment to do so. Located on the first floor, Pet Tales highlights selected images of our collection of thousands. Take a peek into the Poundmasters’ ledger from 1947.


DeWilde Art & Glass
321 SW Powerhouse, Old Mill District, 541-419-3337.
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
Brewing Culture: The Craft of Beer thru May 31. Presents the history of brewing, the ingredients used in craft beers, the process of brewing and the culture of the craft brewing industry. Beer tastings: March 5: Winter & Spring Seasonals, April 2: Sessions & Imperials, May 7: Sours & Belgians.


Little Bite Café
2762 NorthWest Crossing Drive
Artist Janet Rawlings of Redmond thru February 28. Soft pastels is her medium. rawlingsfineart.weebly.com.


Partners in Care Arts & Care Gallery
2075 NE Wyatt Court, Marlene Moore Alexander, 541-382-3950
Mike Putnam photographs.


Piacentini Book Arts Studio & Gallery
2146 NE Fourth Ave., Ste. 140, 541-633-7055, www.PiacentiniStudios.com   
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. Open 11:30am-3:30pm Mon., Tues., Sat. and by appointment. 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.


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.
Local artists at the hospital thru March 30.




Artists’ Gallery Sunriver
57100 Beaver Dr., 541-593-2127 or 541-593-8274, www.artistsgallerysunriver.com
Second Saturday Reception, February 14, 4-7pm. Featuring Jeff Thompson who has created series of sculptures featuring birds local to Oregon in his quail and owls and Central Oregon painter Kathleen Keliher landscape scenes in pastel.


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 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.




Buffalo Horn Gallery
167 West Sister Park Dr., 541-549-9378
Featuring the work of Ted Lettkeman, Alix 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 Friday Art Stroll February 27 featuring glass hearts and petrified bone jewelry.


Clearwater Art Gallery
303 West Hood, 541-549-4994, www.theclearwatergallery.com
Presents the Lower Deschutes as this year’s Wild and Scenic River.


Cowgirls and Indians Resale
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, 541-719-1800
Art Studio Sale! Gallery artists offer great deals of all shapes, sizes and prices. Thru February 23.


Ken Scott’s Imagination Gallery
222 West Hood Ave., 541-912-0732, www.kenscottsimagination
Scott’s fabulous designs in metal prompt imagination and admiration. Designs intended for just that… but with functional applications: wide ranging decor with hints of other, more romantic eras, to a decidedly whirlwind love affair with the future. Exciting projections, swirling in Victorian, stolid Gothic, delectable Deco and injected with one frighteningly wild imagination.


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
The Journeys Art Quilters exhibit Discovery Series thru February 27.


Sisters Fourth Friday Stroll
February 27, 4–7pm. All art galleries and some businesses offer specials, receptions and demonstrations.


Sisters Gallery and Frame Shop
252 W Hood Ave., 541-549-9552, www.sistersgallery.com, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Gallery open 11-5 daily, except Sunday, noon-5.


Sisters Public Library
110 N Cedar St., 541-312-1070
Sisters Library annual art exhibit thru February 26.


Studio Redfield
183 East Hood Ave., 541-588-6332
Featuring hand-painted tiles ceramics, art cards, jewelry, abstract paintings and impressionistic landscapes and more.


Twigs Gallery & Home Goods
331 W Cascade St. 541-549-6061, www.stitchinpost.com
Fourth Friday Art Stroll Friday. February 27, 4-6pm featuring local fiber artist Pam Moss. Showcasing Pam’s Nuno felting scarves and bowls.


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.


Madras / Warm Springs


Art Adventure Gallery
185 SW Fifth St. 541-475-7701. www.artadventuregallery.com
February 5 reception from 5:30-7pm. Central Oregon author Bing Bingham will be reading from his new book, Shaped By The Land.


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.
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.


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
Chicks with Chalk, a four person exhibition of pastel paintings by Shandel Gamer, Nancy Misek, Michelle Oberg and Laura Jo Sherman thru March 12 in the brewery’s taproom.


Redmond Airport
541-504-3499, www.flyrdm.com
A juried multi-media show displayed in the terminal. Amore’ February 9 thru March 29.


Redmond Library
827 SW Deschutes Ave., www.redmondfol.org
Photography 2015! a featured photography exhibition. Seven Central Oregon photographers whose works were accepted into our annual Juried Exhibition in 2014. Thru February 13.
Annual spring art exhibition February 14 - March 20.


St. Charles Hospital - Redmond
Redmond, 1253 NW Canal Blvd., 541-548-8131, www.scmc.org
High Desert Art League group exhibition thru March.
Members of the group work in a wide variety of media including water color, oils, acrylic, encaustic, solvent transfer, photography, sculpture and print making.
Exhibiting artists include Cindy Briggs, Janice Rhodes, Helen Brown, Richard Frederick, David Kinker, Vivian Olsen, Jacqueline Newbold, Barbara Slater, Cameron Kaseberg, Joren Traveller and Shelly Wierzba. www.highdesertartleague.