(Artwork above by Mary Medrano) The Oxford Hotel presents Mary Medrano’s colorful acrylic paintings Feathers and Tails, continuing through December. Medrano will attend the champagne opening on First Friday, November 7, from 5:30-7pm. A BFA graduate of Western Michigan University, with certification in graphic design and visual communications from UC Santa Cruz, Medrano notes that…

(Artwork above: Watercolor by Jennifer Ware) Check out our complete listing of exhibits, artist talks and appearances, galleries and shows during this month’s First Friday in Downtown Bend and the Old Mill District. Art in the Atrium, Franklin Crossing 550 NW Franklin St. Franklin Crossing features Ian Factor’s paintings, The Baristas of Bend, August 30 to…

(Artwork above: Luminous drawing by Katherine Taylor) Stay cool this First Friday by visiting some local galleries and businesses for artwork and artist receptions. View our complete listing of exhibits, receptions and displays for the month of August. Alleda Real Estate 25 NW Minnesota Ave., Ste. 1 • alledarealestate.com Watercolor might be an unlikely media for…

Alleda Real Estate 25 NW Minnesota Ave., Ste. 1, alledarealestate.com Featuring artist/photographer Kris Cranston First Friday from 5:30-8:30pm. “I was born and raised in Bend, living on our Tumalo farm since the ’70’s.After retiring from a 25 year teaching career with the Redmond School District  I returned to Tumalo Community School to teach art. My…

(Photo above: Winter’s Play, 24 x 30 oil by Troy Collins on display at Mockingbird Gallery) Alleda Real Estate 25 NW Minnesota Ave, Suite 1. www.alledarealestate.com Featuring photographers Dave Kamperman and Joel Bailie. Kamperman says, “At its core, my passion for landscape photography stems from a deep desire to represent any subject in the most attractive…