50 Scott Street. Sparrow Bakery, Stuarts of Bend, The Workhouse, Cindercone Clay Center, The Cube and Cement Elegance. Special Last Saturday September 27
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
Featuring local artists.
Broken Top Club
62000 Broken Top Dr. 541-383-0868, www.brokentop.com
September 17 thru November 18. The High Desert Art League (HDAL) presents members Cindy Briggs and Jacqueline Newbold, artists who travel the world to capture beautiful scenery in watercolors and teach artist workshops. Their exhibition, Journeys shares their artistic interpretations from travels near and far. They each share new visual territory with stunning colors, textures and expressions unique to each artist’s point of view. www.HighDesertArtLeague.com.
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 artists from silk and felt to crystal and stone, oils and watercolors to glass and wood.
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. The show will be unveiled Thursday, October 9, 5 -7pm at City Hall, 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.
1335 Galveston Ave., 541-389-3770, www.eastlakeframing.com
Featuring Hadley McCann, a landscape photographer based in Sisters. 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.
Deschutes County Services Building
1300 NW Wall St. in Bend, on the second floor
High Desert Museum
59800 S Hwy. 97, www.highdesertmuseum.org, 541-382-4754
Kathy Deggendorfer’s popular watercolors have been called “whimsical, happy and vibrant.” Her recent work, for an exhibition at the High Desert Museum, is best described as delicious. For the last several years Deggendorfer has been visiting Oregon farms, ranches and fisheries, hearing stories from their owners and painting her impressions in vivid color. Thru November. Culinary event honoring the farmers and ranchers involved in the project. The Fall Harvest Dinner, Saturday October 4. www.highdesertmuseum.org/harvest-dinner.
LUMIN Art Studio
19855 Fourth Street, 541-510-7535, luminartstudios.com
Featuring the geometric wood-carved wall sculptures of guest artist Chloe Raymond. Saturday September 13, 1-4pm for the exhibition and to meet the artist. The afternoon reception includes the work Alisha Vernon, McKenzie Mendel, Lisa Marie Sipe and Natalie Gshwandtner. Raymond is a recent graduate and her thoughtfully modeled work revolves around the central theme of time. New this month at Lumin, prints of Alisha Vernon’s abstract paintings, sneak peek of McKenzie Mendel’s Fall line, block prints and a gorgeous, hand-dyed shibori block quilt from Natalie Gshwandtner and 13 paintings Lisa Marie Sipe has completed in her 30 paintings in 30 days September challenge.
Nancy P’s Cafe & Bakery
On display, in collaboration with Caldera, the Sunriver Nature Center and the Clabough Foundation, will be Caldera student artwork created during Camp Caldera and inspired from bird and reptile visits by the Sunriver Nature Center and by Caldera’s annual environmental theme: Humans, Wildlife and the Habitats We Share. Works on display will include printmaking, photography, drawing and video.
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.
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. She became interested in beadwork in the last 14 years after seeing a medicine bag made of Delica seed beads.
Presenting works by Janice Druian and Tracy Leagjeld September 9 thru October 6. Druian, Bend artist, presents oil landscapes reflecting the beauty of Central Oregon. She lives overlooking the Deschutes canyon with an encompassing vista of the Cascades and the Ochoco Mountains, witnessing daily the rich high desert light.
Leagjeld notes that her art seeks to communicate her love and reverence for nature. She creates layered, subtly textured landscapes as monotypes. A form of printmaking, the artist paints an image onto a non-porous surface, such as Plexiglas, and then transfers it to a piece of paper by applying pressure. Billye Turner organizes exhibitions for Pronghorn and provides additional information at 503-780-2828.
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
Jennifer Ponicia’s Children’s group show for the New Cancer Center thru September.
In the main hospital halls, second floor the Sagebrushers Studio and Art Gallery will wind up September 30; October thru December will be High Desert Art League.
The Great Frame Up
Featuring Jennifer Lake 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 Bike Stops Here. All bike related art will be featured in celebration of Cycle Oregon and their stop in Madras as they complete the last leg of their journey. Opening reception September 4, 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
Alfred A. Dolezal explores the universal laws of nature and the tools for enlightenment. 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.
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
Junipers at Juniper art exhibition thru September 20.
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.
885 SW Rimrock Way
Jill Tucker Photography (www.zhibit.org/jilltuckerphotography) Just Passing Through Photos of Bridges in Central Oregon. Redmond photographer Tucker came to Central Oregon after a 30 year career as an adult school and community college educator. Always interested in photography, she purchased her first camera after her retirement. Amazed by the beauty of Central Oregon, Tucker began photographing what she saw around her.
Black Butte Ranch
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
Fourth Fridays Stroll the Sisters Galleries September 25, 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.
Don Terra Artworks
222 W Hood Ave., 541-549-1299
Teri Applegarth, Dayne and Don Pathael, owners of Don Terra, exhibit their work.
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
Exquisite glazing, deep jewel tones and a love of mystery are shared by classically trained oil painter, Katherine Taylor and art potter, Tina Brockway. New work by these artists thru September 25.
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 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. M-F. 10am-5pm or by appointment.
Sisters Fourth Friday Stroll
Erin Borla, 541-549-0251
September 27, 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
Ongoing exhibit thru September 24 of original paintings (including Buck and All The Town’s A Stage by Sisters Folk Festival Artist Dennis McGregor. Oregon & More opening Fourth Friday Art Stroll, September 26, 4-7pm. Husband and wife painters, Gordon and Kay Baker.
Sisters Public Library
110 N Cedar, 541-382-1209, www.sistersfol.com, Tue-Thurs 10-6pm, Sat 10-6pm, closed Sun-Mon
Landscape paintings by Randall Tillery of Sisters in the Community Room, and etched paintings on leather by Dyrk Godby of Sisters in the Computer Room. Thru September. Sponsored by Friends of Sisters Library (FOSL).
243 N Elm St., 541-549-3287, www.theporch-sisters.com
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, September 17, 4-7pm. Featuring Karla Proud, Gary Chandler, Maggie Down, Shirley Checkos and Ken Medenbach.
Sunriver Lodge Betty Gray Gallery
17600 Center Dr.
The West, East of the Cascades opening September 11 thru October 6. The exhibition which celebrates the Western heritage of Central Oregon features works in varied mediums by Gary Alvis, Joanne Donaca, Bill Logan, Robert Schlegel and Vicki Shuck. Billye Turner, art consultant, organizes exhibitions for Sunriver Resort, 541-382-9398.
The Wooden Jewel
Featuring newest artist Masis View. View his newest works at the Sunriver “Uncorked” event September 12-13 at SHARC.