New Exhibits October


Art by Knight
1665 SE Ramsay Rd., 541-633-7488,
Featuring oil paintings by Laurel Knight and bronze sculptures by Steven L. Knight.


Bend Library
601 NW Wall St., 541-389-9846. 
Presenting Community, thru November 4, on display upstairs. Images in any wall hanging medium of what “community” means to you: the buildings, the setting, regional activities, landscape, people, etc.”


Broken Top Club
62000 Broken Top Dr., 541-383-0868,
Barbara Slater, who has been creating oil paintings for the past four decades, is well known for her portraits of horses, pets, chickens and cows that come to life on canvas, like her painting Wool on Wool. Her life-like images portray warmth, and her landscapes and floral still life portraits are refreshing and dramatic. She says, “I paint what I love. I try to paint passionate paintings…. not just workable paintings, I feel a heart-felt connection to my work. Finding out what skills I have and what skills I need to improve is a big part of my journey. Taking classes from some of the best artists out there has become an ongoing part of this goal.”
Barbara, who is a member of Bend’s High Desert Art League, will be displaying her artwork with the 12 member group in October at the Broken Top Clubhouse, and also in a solo show at Desperado in the Old Mill to benefit the Equine Center. For the past five years she has been juried into Richard Schmids’ annual September Art Show in Colorado and recently exhibited her art at the prestigious Scottsdale Art School juried students’ Best and the Brightest art show. Her work is frequently featured on the cover of Ranch and Country magazine. She is also a member of the Oil Painters of America, California Art Club, and American Women Artists. and


Christian Heeb Gallery at the Cascade Center of Photography
390 SW Columbia St., Ste. 110, 541-241-2266,,


Circle of Friends Art & Academy (formerly TAW Gallery)
19889 Eight St., 541-706-9025,
Representing over 70 unique artists from silk and felt to crystal and stone, oils and watercolors to glass and wood. New owner Jae Yost is creating a whole new experience.


COCC Library’s Rotunda Gallery
Thru December 6. The 12 members of the High Desert Art League present Through Artist’s Eyes. The exhibit is a collaborative effort of these talented artists to express their artistic vision on canvas, paper as well as 3D. All members are professional artists, most with considerable experience and awards in their field. Their work can be found in galleries throughout the West and in private collections. These artists each bring their unique and diverse talents to the group making their shows well rounded and exciting.


Des Chutes Historical Museum
129 NW Idaho Ave.,, 541-389-1813.
From sandlots to Genna stadium, a love of baseball is a recurring theme throughout Bend’s history. The display highlights new gifts to the museum’s collection as well as special items on loan from the Bend Elks and members of the Deschutes County Historical Society. Discover why Vince Genna was known as “Mr. Baseball,” who were the Bend Rainbows, Ty Cobb’s visits to Bend and other major league connections. Diamonds in the Desert will run through the end of 2013 in the changing exhibit gallery.


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. 


High Desert Museum
59800 S Hwy. 97,, 541-382-4754.
Frontier Firearms: Stories of Survival and Defense reveals the stories of these diverse people and shows how guns were integrated into the fabric of their society. Thru February 2014


Rodes-Smithey Studio
19007 Innes Market Rd., 541-280-5635,
Showing mixed media, paintings, metalwork and sculpture from Randy and Holly Smithey. An Open Studio will be held October 5-6, 11am-5pm. Visits also welcome with appointment.


St. Charles Medical Center-Bend
2500 NE Neff Rd., 541-382-4321,
The High Desert Art League thru December. Interpretations: Working in a Series featuring works by the 12 members of HDAL. These works include paintings in watercolor, oil, acrylic and encaustic, solvent transfer mixed media and photography. The exhibit is located on the second floor of the hospital near the cafeteria.


The Great Frame Up
Featuring international artist Jennifer Lake. A staple in the Pacific Northwest art scene for 30 years, Central Oregon resident Lake is a local treasure. A wide selection of Jennifer Lake prints, limited editions, giclees and greeting cards as well as originals and canvas transfers will be availbale. The Great Frame Up will be the exclusive dealer for future special projects Jennifer is currently developing for the Northwest.


Wine Shop and Beer Tasting Bar
55 NW Minnesota Ave., 541-389-2884,
Featuring Brenda Reid Irwin thru October.

La Pine


La Pine Public Library
16425 First St., La Pine, 541-312-1090,
Kris Moore, watercolorist, enjoys the use of rich colors and the fluidity of the paint as “I try to capture the beauty around me. I use photographs as inspiration.”

Madras / Warm Springs


Art Adventure Gallery
185 SE Fifth St. 541- 475-7701,
Color the World, Two Artists One Show. Jeanie Smith and Jenny Johnpoll. Opening reception first Thursday, October 3, 5:30-7pm. Music provided by John Curnutt. Artists will be present to talk about their work.  


The Museum at Warm Springs
2189 U.S. 26, 541-553-3331,
The Tribal Member Art Exhibit Opening will be Thursday, October 17 from 5:30-7:30. Artifacts from The Museum’s collections. Museum is open seven days a week, 9am-5pm. Selection of one-of-a-kind art, bead work and baskets hand crafted by talented and creative local artists are also available in the gift shop.



A.R. Bowman Memorial Museum
246 N Main St., Prineville. 541-447-3715,
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.



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


Judi’s Art Gallery
336 NE Hemlock, Ste. 13, 360-325-6230,
Featuring works by Judi Meusborn Williamson.


Redmond Downtown Merchants Third Friday Stroll
October 18 from 4-8pm. Moonlight Madness.
Enjoy artists, live music, food and beverages during the Stroll.


Redmond Airport
2522 SE Jesse Butler Circle, 541-548-0646,
Echo’s of the Past thru January 15, 2014. Art pieces produced by Central Oregon artists will be on display throughout the terminal facility and are available for viewing by the public and traveling passengers. These works are available for purchase.


Redmond Library
827 SW Deschutes Ave., 541-526-5073,,
The Deer Ridge Correctional Institution Welding Program students featured artists in October. The Falling Leaves exhibit by Central Oregon artists will supplement the metal sculptures from Deer Ridge. The Friends of the Redmond Library Art Committee is pleased to present Marti Meyer as the featured artist in our Silent Reading Room for October – November 2013. Watercolor artist Marti Meyer has always loved to draw; although, she didn’t concentrate on art classes until her college years. Marti has studied with some of the country’s best artists, including Charles Reid, Daniel Green, Arne Westerman, Ted Nuttall and several others. The Color of Character is available for viewing in the Silent Reading Room in the Redmond library located at 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond, OR 97756.



Aspen Lakes Lodge and Brand 33 Restaurant
16900 Aspen Lakes Dr., 541-549-4653,
A Sense of Place on exhibit thru October. Twelve amazing artists, all unique and successful, have each come to ‘sense their places’ in the realm of art. They have achieved a level of artistic expertise which enables them to share with others their timeless pieces of art. All are members of the High Desert Art League (HDAL) and are exhibiting their art at Aspen Lakes. HDAL artists who do paintings in oils or acrylics are Vivian Olsen, Barbara Slater, Joren Traveller, David Kinker and Pam Jersey Bird.


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,
Ongoing exhibit, fine handmade pottery by Kenneth G. Merrill made in Sisters.


Cha For The Finest Gallery
183 East Hood Ave., 541-549-1140.
Second Saturday October 12 featuring interesting new work by Jacques and Mary Regat who have been working on six panels that will be 93 feet long explaining the Legend of the Eagle Spirit in petroglyphs. The beautiful forms will also be available for sale in framable proofs. 
The prints of Bruce Shingledecker and John Svenson will be offered with a special bonus. Voice of the Ancients will have the third book available in the series, Dawn.

 Clearwater Art Gallery
303 West Hood, 541-549-4994,
Monday night music starts at 7pm, Wine Down on Wednesdays, and Friday Night Flights. Eleventh annual print giveaway October 12. Artist and gallery owner Dan Rickards is especially excited about this year’s edition, available to the first lucky 150 persons, as it marks the beginning of an inspired series of National Park paintings.


Desert Charm
161 S Elm St., Sisters, 541-549-8479.
Ongoing exhibits by Central Oregon artists. Featuring Nancy Bushaw, Deborah Dallinga, Tamari Gress and Margaret Meritt, pottery by Laurie Johansson and fiber arts by Jeannette Bobst, Tami Meritt and Cathy Paxton.


Don Terra Artworks
103 E Hood Ave., Ste. A, 541-549-1299,
Michael Gwinup’s raku wall art and large vases. His wall pieces are made using both a slab roller and a potter’s wheel and are fired in the Raku process. His large vases are handmade using two potter’s wheels. The base of the pot is made on one wheel, and then a second section is thrown on another wheel. When the second cylinder has set up, it is attached to the original base.
Once the vase has been made, it is left to dry for a day, then Michael carves in the designs, and textures with lava rock and other natural materials. The glazes are individually applied and the vases are then fired in the Raku or stoneware process. Michael will on hand to meet and discuss his art work during the Sister’s Harvest Festival Saturday, October 12.  


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. 


Kate Aspen Studios
160 SW Oak St., 541-549-6950.
Ongoing exhibit, beads, buttons, vintage jewelry and art.


Sisters Gallery & Frame
252 West Hood Ave., 541-549-9552,
Ongoing exhibit: fine art landscape photos by Gary Albertson, Dennis Schmidling, Curtiss Abbott and Roger Dorband. Original guache, archival prints and note cards by Paul Alan Bennett. Original oil and pencil works by Dyrk Godby, 2013 Sisters Rodeo poster artist. Signed posters available. Watercolor and scratchboard by Ashley Dean. Acrylics by Pat Siegner.


Sisters Public Library
110 N Cedar, 541-382-1209, closed Friday and Saturday.
Paintings and drawings by artist Lynn Miller in community room and Rufus Day’s celestial photography in computer room. Thru October.


Vista Bonita
222 West Hood Ave., Ste. B, 541-549-4527.
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, 
October 12 Second Saturday Artists’ Reception, 4pm with wine and beer tastings and a meet and greet with the featured artists.


Sunriver Area Public Library
56855 Venture Lane, 541-312-1080.  
Artists of 97707 until October 26. This wide-ranging show features works by individuals who reside in or own property within the 97707 zip code, and typically includes a wide variety of media: oils, watercolors, photography, pastels, quilts and other fabric art, collage, handmade art cards and journals. Opening October 29 will be the work of photographer Michael Jensen and jewelry artist Teresa Bowerman. Thru January 2014. Reception for the artists Saturday, November 2, 1:30-4pm.


Sunriver Lodge Betty Gray Gallery
17600 Center Dr.
Original oil landscapes by Ann Bullwinkel. Thru November 17. Billye Turner, art consultant, organizes exhibitions for Sunriver Resort, 541-382-9398.  


The Wooden Jewel
57100 Beaver Dr., 541-593-4151,
Featuring rustic, elegant designs by Sarah Graham showing this ring from her shadows collection created in cobalt chrome steel with 18k gold and diamonds. Thru December.
Village Bar & Grill
57100 Mall Dr., 541-593-1100,
Featuring the artwork of Charles Cockburn through 2013. Charles enjoys venturing to remote and unique locations, and photographing scenic landscapes from a fresh perspective.


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