July 2017 Central Oregon Exhibits


Bend Senior Center 1600 SE Reed Market Rd.
Rotating exhibits of work by the 100+ members of the SageBrushers Art Society.   Don’t miss this opportunity to see paintings by these outstanding local artists. Thru July.

Blue Spruce Pottery
20591 Dorchester E.
541-382-0197, bluesprucepottery.com
Beautiful handmade stoneware for baking, cooking, serving and beautifying your home. All of our pottery is made one at a time on a potters wheel and is lead free, ovenproof, microwave and dishwasher safe.


Broken Top Club, 62000 Broken Top Drive,541-383-8200
High Desert Art League artist Janice Rhodes is exhibiting new paintings during July. Rhodes is an encaustic artist who paints in the centuries-old medium of hot beeswax, resin and pigment. Her paintings which tend towards realism are heavily textured and colorful and will be displayed at the resort thru July 20.

Des Chutes Historical Museum
129 NW Idaho Ave., www.deschuteshistory.org, 541-389-1813
History Pub is July 25.   A History of Farmer’s Markets with High Desert Museum Curator Laura Ferguson

DeWilde Art & Glass
321 SW Powerhouse, 541-419-3337. Mon.-Fri. 10am-5pm
Handmade stained glass windows, doors and hanging works of art.

High Desert Museum
59800 S Hwy. 97, www.highdesertmuseum.org, 541-382-4754
Scat and Tracks Exhibition. Explore how animals leave information about their presence in the wild while learning keen observation skills about how to interpret these signs in the Scat and Tracks exhibition. Through interactive stations, discover more about wildlife and the messages they leave behind.

Looking Glass Imports & Café
150 NE Bend River Mall Dr. # 260
Multi-media arts and crafts, classes and events, a café and a beautiful patio area.  The café is home to bi-monthly art exhibitions featuring many award-winning artists and photographers.

Partners in Care Arts & Care Gallery
2075 NE Wyatt Court, Marlene Moore Alexander, 541-382-3950
Marlene Alexander’s student work.  It is embossed handmade paper art.  The three dimensional art will be student fused glass art/jewelry.

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.
Watercolor Wednesday artists.  Showing July 7-August 31, Wednesdays & Fridays 1-4 pm.  Reception Saturday, July 15, 2-4 pm.

St. Charles Medical Center – Bend
2500 NE Neff Rd., 541-382-4321, www.scmc.org, lindartsy1@gmail.com
The talented HDAL artists have an exciting exhibit at St. Charles Hospital in Bend with a display of artwork that spans a wide variety of media and subjects. This show will be displayed on the second floor thru December. www.highdesertartleague.com


Madras / Warm Springs

Art Adventure Gallery
185 SW Fifth St. 541-475-7701. www.artadventuregallery.com
The July exhibit for Art Adventure Gallery features the photography of Edward Heath.  Opening reception Thursday, July 6,5:30-7:00pm.

The Museum at Warm Springs
2189 U.S. 26, 541-553-3331, www.museumatwarmsprings.org
Celestial Visions. Thru September 9.



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 Art of Alfred A. Dolezal
Eagle Crest Resort, 7525 Falcon Crest Dr., Ste. 100, 541-526-1185, www.alfreddolezal.com, artofaad@yahoo.com,   Daily, 10am–5pm. Original oils, reproductions, classes, gift shop. 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.

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.

One Street Down Café, 124 SW Seventh Street
Local photographers Jill L. Tucker and Shandel Gamer spring flowers in Flower Feast thru July.
Tucker, a retired teacher, began photographing Central Oregon after settling here in 2011. Discovering she had a talent for taking photos was a thrilling surprise.  Her love for the beauty of Central Oregon will be on display in this exhibition which features the glorious colors of spring flowers—especially Irises. www.zhibit.org/jilltuckerphotography
Gamer is an award-winning and published artist and photographer. She paints in pastel and mixed media.  Her subjects are primarily birds and wildlife and her works display the artist’s attention to detail.   With her photography, Shandel uses the same guiding principles she displays in her paintings.  Therefore, most of her photographs are close-up images—focusing on the intimate details of the subject she is photographing. www.golemart.com

Redmond Library
827 SW Deschutes Ave., www.redmondfol.org, Linda Barker at lindab@dpls.lib.or.us
July through September an array of art in several mediums, fiber, fused glass and watercolor paintings created by local artists.
Fiber art quilts will be displayed including those made by two Central Oregon groups,    Undercover Quilters Book Club, a local book club/quilters group will be showing their art quilts based upon the book, The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. Each artist brings a different image to life from their reaction to this novel. The High Desert Quilt Guild of Redmond will exhibit an amazing variety of quilts from several of its members.
Laurel Werhane creates beautiful fused glass art works. She uses high quality glass and materials specializing in bright and colorful hand-crafted designs, while continuing to experiment with new glass art techniques.  Laurel’s latest creations where inspired by the passing of the family dog, Gus. She began designing affordable fused pendants, pocket memorial stones, and plates sprinkled with the ashes of beloved pets.  Laurel meets with each family to hear stories and admire photos of their beloved pet. She then customizes her art to fit their special sense of style and design.  Her memorial keepsakes help heal the heart and keep memories close.
Art has been a life-long interest for Larry Koppy. He is a member of Plein Air Painters of Oregon and enjoys painting with watercolors for their unpredictable nature which, with some practice, still allows a certain amount of control. Koppy’s solo exhibition in the Silent Reading Room will feature his characterization of five famous gunfighters.



Redmond Third Friday Stroll
July 21 – Central Oregon Spirits
The Third Friday Strolls are to encourage people to come downtown and see what Redmond has to offer. Local products, shops and services are all within reach in the downtown core. This is a great opportunity to socialize with neighbors, meet business owners and keep dollars working in the community we love to call home.
541-923-5191 or karen@visitredmondoregon.com.



Redmond Senior Center, 325 NW Dogwood Ave., 541-548-6325, lsmith@bendbroadband.com
QUILT SHOW. We are pleased to welcome the Common Thread Quilters of Redmond who will be displaying their contemporary, original, handmade quilts.  The group of 15 ladies meet once a month at the center to “create pieces that they donate to various groups and individuals in the area.”



School House Produce
1430 SW Highland Ave., 541- 504-7112, www.schoolhouseproduce.com
SageBrushers artist Janet Rawlings.  She uses pastels and occassionally charcoal, to show exceptional lightand vibrancy that “capture the beauty.” She is an awardwinning artist.

St. Charles Hospital—Redmond, 1253 NW Canal Blvd., 541-548-8131.
A large exhibit of paintings by HDAL artists continues at Redmond’s St. Charles Medical Center. These talented artists create paintings with a great diversity of styles, mediums and subjects: www.highdesertartleague.com




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
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

4th Friday Art Stoll in Sisters on July 28, 4-7pm.

Clearwater Art Gallery
303 West Hood, 541-549-4994, www.theclearwatergallery.com
Fourth Friday Art Stroll July 28, 4-6 pm. Exploring Great Artists

Cowgirls & 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,


Featured thru July 24: Kathleen Keliher and Elyse & Steven Douglas. Pastel/oil artist Keliher takes inspiration from Central Oregon vistas for her paintings. The Douglases excel in crafting original Oregon Sunstone jewelry designs.

Hood Avenue Art’s Fiber Arts Stroll Events, Sunday July 2, 12- 4pm
Fiber Art & Printmaking Demonstration will be performed by mixed media artist Patricia Freeman-Martin as part of the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Festival Fiber Arts Stroll.
Special Photography Exhibit On the Lawn. Scott Cordner creates images of natural landscapes that encourage people to spend time in the wild, to appreciate and protect it. Curtiss Abbott’s goal is to convey the colors, the quality of the light, even the sounds and sense of the air’s fragrance that he felt when he captured the image. Snacks and live music will accompany the afternoon stroll events.
Featured July 25 – August 21: Winnie Givot and Michelle & Mitch Deaderick. Givot is a skilled watercolorist whose many different subjects reflect the beauty she sees with the eye of her heart. The Deadericks have been adding natural carvings, stones and crystals to their artistic and functional ceramics for over 30 years. Reception on Fourth Friday Art Stroll, July 28, 4-7pm., live music and refreshments, free and open to the public.

Ken Scott’s Imagination Gallery
222 West Hood Ave., 541-912-0732
Scott’s fabulous designs in metal prompt imagination and admiration, wide ranging decor with hints of other, more romantic eras, to a decidedly whirlwind love affair with the future.

The Jewel
221 West Cascade Ave., 541-549-9388
Ongoing exhibit, jewelry by Mary Jo Weiss.

Jill’s Wild (tasteful!) Women Showroom
207 N Fir St., Ste G, 541-617-6078
Artwork, cards, giftware and ceramics.

Raven Makes Gallery, 182 East Hood Ave., www.ravenmakesgallery.com
North American indigenous peoples’ artwork exploring the theme of cultural identify from traditional origins to contemporary perspectives. 19 Tapestry Masterpieces rugs will be exhibited, eight at a time, at Raven Makes Gallery in Sisters thru July 10.

Sisters Art Works
204 W Adams, 541-420-9695, www.sistersartworks.com. M-F. 10am-5pm or by appointment.   4th Friday Art Stoll in Sisters on July 28, 4-7pm with reception to meet the artists.   Refreshments will be served.

Sisters Gallery and Frame Shop
252 W Hood Ave., 541-549-9552, www.sistersgallery.com
Gallery open 11am-5pm daily, except Sunday, 12-5pm.
Custom framing and photo restoration, plus work by photographers Curtiss Abbott, Gary Albertson, Dennis Schmidling, and Curtiss Abbott; and the art of Paul Alan Bennett, Jennifer Hartwig, Norma Holmes, KimryJelen, Carol Grigg, Dennis McGregor, Jodi Schneider, Caroline Stratton; works in wood by Steve Mathews and Thomas Means; pottery by Susan Adams and Ann Grossnickle and jewelry by Vicki Hodge.

 Studio Redfield
183 East Hood Ave., 541-588-6332
Featuring hand-painted tiles ceramics, art cards, jewelry, abstract paintings and impressionistic landscapes, hand-painted mugs, bright decorative ceramics, wire baskets, tiled end tables, clay tribal masks by Lillian Pitt and chic organic jewelry by Kristin Cahill.

The Porch
243 N Elm St., 541-549-3287, www.theporch-sisters.com
Featuring Casey Gardner’s acrylic paintings.

Things etc., Elm & Hood Ave. 541 549-1529 Featuring the incomparable work of Lynn Rothan and 20 assorted artists, most local Central Oregon.

Twigs Fiber Arts Gallery, 331 W Cascade St. 541-549-6061, www.stitchinpost.com
Currently hanging in Twigs Gallery: Incubation, a collaborative mother-daughter show featuring the work of Jean and Valori Wells.
Twigs Gallery Opening – July 28 featuring the works of artist Judy Hoiness
For the last fifty years, Judy has painted either on paper or canvas.  Now that she is combining vintage and recycled textiles with drawing and painting on paper or canvas, the results have been exciting and enjoyable to her. Recycled textiles provide seams, raw edges, wrinkles and buttonholes that enhance her art in a way drawing and painting alone cannot.
There are three ongoing series in the show. Judy explains, “The Abstract Landscapes Series is inspired by the beauty of Oregon my native State. The Mt. Bachelor, Keeper of Secrets Series represents many events that Mt.Bachelor might have witnessed over the millenniums. Save A Spot for Wildlife series is a reminder that we are the caretakers of the earth. Wildlife and wild places must be preserved.”


Artists’ Gallery Sunriver
57100 Beaver Dr., 541-593-2127 or 541-593-8274
Saturday, July 8 from 4-7pm.  Many of the participating thirty artists will be serving up wine, beer, and appetizers while displaying their latest artistic endeavors.  The gallery is presenting four featured artists for July: Potter Diane Miyauchi, Alternative Potter, Peter Roussel, Watercolor Artists Marjorie Cossairt and Deni Porter.

Sunriver Library. Helen Brown at 541-788-5025 or hebbrown@aol.com
Features Sunriver resident and artist Helen Brown who will show a selection of her Lewis & Clark watercolor series. For over a year, Helen has been focusing on the 1803-06 expedition; what they might have seen along their way from Missouri to Oregon and back.
At this show, you will see portraits she painted from sculpture, plants that Lewis & Clark first noted for science, and even Seaman, the captain’s dog. An exhibition of her entire Lewis & Clark series will go on display at the Oregon Historical Society in Portland, September 2017 through January 2018.

Sunriver Resort Lodge – Betty Gray Gallery, 17600 Center Dr.
The Sunriver Resort Lodge Betty Gray Gallery presents its summer quarter series
thru September 6. The exhibit, Summer in the High Desert, features JM Brodrick, MaryLea Harris and Karen Ruane. Billye Turner, art consultant, organizes the art exhibits for Sunriver Resort; open all hours to the public. billyeturner@bendnet.com.

The Wooden Jewel
57100 Beaver Dr., 541-593-4151, info@thewoodenjewel.com
Resident artist Michael Bryant is a gifted sculptor with a long list of accolades. He carves wildlife, people, and places from one solid pieces of fine wood. Michael does not use models or pictures only his personal vision from deep within.
By incorporating innovative materials with her exceptional design sense, Sarah Graham creates jewelry that is unlike anything else: organic, textural, with a muted palate that is subtly feminine, yet substantial, unique, yet universal in its appeal.



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