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GORGE

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OPEN STUDIOS Year-round guide to ART in the GORGE

April 20, 21, 22 2018

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Gorge Artists founded the Gorge Artists Open Studios Tour. This year marks our 12th year of the free public tour which showcases the wonderful art of Gorge artists and provides an insight into the environment in which art is created. It is our mission to advance art and encourage artists in the Columbia River Gorge by: • Building community among artists and the public • Promoting art and business education • Providing opportunities for the public to experience and enjoy art

It is our desire to support artists so they can flourish in this beautiful scenic area and bring the experience of art to all art lovers. Thank you to all of our Tour visitors - we love hosting you and sharing our art with you. Visit our website or find us on social media and keep in touch with us throughout the year! Thank you to our Sponsors: Art on Oak, Best Western Plus: Hood River Inn, Broder Øst, Chemistry Jewelry, Celilo Restaurant & Bar, Copper West Properties: Camilia Richardson, The Dalles Art Center, Doppio, Double Mountain, Dream Street, Frame Gallery, Fueling the Gorge: 76, Ground Coffee, Hampton Inn & Suites, Heather Söderberg, Hood Crest Winery, Hood River Hotel, Hood River Lavender, INB, Jacob Williams Winery, Maryhill Museum, Mt Hood Winery, Northern Wasco County PUD, Orange Sink Studio, Pine Street Bakery, Riverdaze Café, Samuels Yoelin Kantor, Wy’East Vineyards Thank you to our In-kind Donors: All Classical, Meadow Outdoor Advertising, Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association, Hood River Public Storage, Hood River Fruit Loop Thank you to our Board: Jan Byrkit, Charlene Fort, Kathryn Watne, Juris Sarins, Leah Hedberg, Joanna Kaufman, Karen Watson, Jan Meyer, Rodney Stuart, Kristi Heck

TABLE OF CONTENTS Overview Map.....................................................................................4-5 The Dalles.............................................................................................6-9 Mosier.............................................................................................. 10-11 White Salmon and Trout Lake...................................................... 12-13 Upper Hood River Valley and Parkdale...................................... 14-18 Hood River...................................................................................... 20-33 Cascade Locks................................................................................. 34-35 Cover art by Sally Bills Bailey. Tour booklet and maps designed by Jan Meyer.

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640 Brentwood Drive East, The Dalles, OR artistmaryrollins@gmail.com www.maryrollins.com

A celebration of color embodies all of my work. My studio space consists of an antique drafting table in my living room. I use watercolor and fluid acrylics, and paint whatever grabs my heart. My subject material is diverse, and can range from mountain streams to longhorn cattle. Directions: Exit #87 (Dufur/Bend exit). Turn right and proceed to Hwy 197. Turn left on Hwy 197,

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w YVONNE PEPIN-WAKEFIELD

oil paintings / pit-fired ceramics / author publications 541-980-1288

165 Blue Heron Court, The Dalles, OR wakefieldyvonne@yahoo.com www.yvonnepepinwakefield.com

Experience the only working fine arts studio on the Columbia Gorge River basin. I will showcase and discuss the process behind my one-of-a-kind creations in paint & clay and my renowned paintings of pomegranates. Overlooking 3 Mile Lagoon, my two-level studio provides river views and a close up look at The Pit, an earthen hole filled with wood shavings and bisque ware, then set on fire, covered with metal sheeting and left to burn three to five days. Directions: On I-84 East take Exit 87, turn north. Proceed on Hwy 197, take left at McDonald’s and

Water’s Edge. Go straight on NE Lone Pine Blvd. until it turns into Blue Heron Court. The studio is light gray with dark red trim. Parking: Park on any side of the street. Please do not block driveways.

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e JO DEAN SARINS jewelry

309-657-2180 For Tour: The Dalles Art Center / 220 E 4th St. (Year-round studio White Salmon, WA)

arrayofelegance@att.net arrayofelegance.com

I will have cloisonnĂŠ of some of my favorite animals or birds and some abstracts. These works can be either bright or subtle. I will also have the interesting and amazing garden quartz, some turquoise, and Keum Boo jewelry. Keum Boo is the ancient Korean technique of fusing 24k gold to fine silver. This creates a very elegant piece of jewelry. Directions: From I-84, take Exit 85 and turn south away from the river. Go .2 miles, turn R on E 2nd. Go .7 miles. Turn L on Washington. Go 2 blocks. The Dalles Art Center is on the right in the former Carnegie Library on the corner of 4th and Washington. Parking: On the street.

Open year-round by appointment

r SUZANNE KROL BOLLER contemporary realism 541-980-7650 1416 W. 10th St., The Dalles, OR suzannekb@me.com SuzanneKrolBoller.com

I will be displaying fresh work painted en Plein Air along the Columbia River from The Dalles to Maryhill as well as charcoal work done from life over the last year. My studio overlooks a serene xeriscape area where I can be found painting outside, weather permitting. Directions: From I-84 East, Exit 83. Turn left onto W. 6th Street. At stoplight turn right on Webber Street. Turn left on West 10th and the studio will be the first driveway on right just past Blakey Way. It is setback from the road. Parking: Parking is available on either side of the street along West 10th. Open year-round by appointment 8


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t JENNY LOUGHMILLER painting and mixed media 541-298-1231 710 W 17th Street, The Dalles, OR jtloughmiller@gmail.com www.hundredheartsproject.org

I explore the place where art and gratitude overlap. I am currently working on a huge body of work - 100 heart-themed paintings for 100 women I am grateful for. They are each as vibrant and unique the person I’ve created them for. All my completed paintings will be on display - about 75 in total. Directions: From I-84 East, Exit 83. Turn left onto W. 6th Street. At stoplight turn right on Webber Street. Turn left on West 10th. Right on Mount Hood, left on 17th Street. Studio is on the right. Parking: On the street. Open year-round by appointment

Visit five unique studios throughout The Dalles, OR.

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1537 State Road, Mosier, OR janbyrkit@gmail.com www.byrkitwear.com

My work is in textiles. I do a combination of my graphic arts with sewing, beading and dying. I express my art through clothing. We will have our newest and latest designs, colors and styles in our clothing collection. My studio has a breathtaking view of the Gorge. Directions: From I-84, take exit 69. Turn right on

Washington. Turn left on 3rd. Stay on road and it will become State Road. My driveway is 2 miles up from bridge on State. Left side. Parking: PLENTY.

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u MYRNA ANDERSON painting

503-476-6394

361 Ponderosa Place, Mosier, OR myrnafanderson@comcast.net

My studio is in my new home in Mosier Bluffs with great views looking East and West. My work, done mostly in acrylics, is of landscapes, birds, and flowers. While most of my work leans toward realism, I also do abstract paintings. Directions: From I-84, take exit 69. Turn right on Washington St and bear left onto 3rd. Turn right on Huskey and in a half mile take another right on Ponderosa PL. Studio is in cul-de-sac at end of road. Parking: Plenty on street. Open year-round by appointment 11


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watercolor paintings and illustrations 509-637-6304 9 Dairy Road, Trout Lake, WA info@joannakaufman.com www.joannakaufman.com

Beautiful studio nestled along the White Salmon River, brimming with vibrant watercolor paintings and inspired storybook illustrations. Gain insight into my artistic process and enter to win a unique piece of art. Artwork available in a range of sizes and prices. Directions: From WA-14 W, turn right onto WA-141 Alt (2.2 mi). Continue onto WA-141 N (19 mi). Slight right at service station fork onto Mt Adams Rd (signs for Sno-Parks/Recreation Area) (0.3 mi). Turn right onto Sunnyside Rd (1.1 miles). Turn left onto Dairy Rd (marked by sign for “Charis Way Dairy”). First house on left. Parking: Just west of carport.

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o TED OLSON painting: oil 503-481-6444

1189 Panorama Pt., White Salmon, WA tedo@olson-design.org tedolsonpaintings.com

Studio is on the west end of White Salmon with great views down the Gorge. Visitors to my studio and home will find a vibrant workspace that functions both as my office (I’m an independent graphic designer) and as my painting studio. Directions: From downtown White Salmon, drive west on Jewett until just before the road turns 90º north toward Trout Lake. Panorama Point will be on your left opposite The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Drive down Panorama Point, past the cul-de-sac to 1189. Parking: In driveway or on street. Open year-round by appointment 13


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1) BILL STURMAN watercolor painting 541-352-0926

8495 Hwy 35, Mt Hood, OR wmasturman@gmail.com

My studio is a room on the second floor of our home. We live on 25 acres which is mostly mature old-growth Douglas fir forest, but there is also a large meadow that our home looks out over. I have lived on this property for nearly 40 years and love the native flora and fauna. We are avid gardeners, have a huge “homestead” garden and live off-grid. Directions: Take I-84 Exit 64 and turn south to Hwy 35. Continue on Hwy 35 about 17 miles, going past the three Parkdale turnoffs (at Mt. Hood Country Store, at Toll Bridge Park, and at Baseline Rd). Driveway comes off Hwy 35 to the left (east) one third mile past Baseline Rd. Driveway is 0.9 miles long. Follow signs to studio. Parking: Parking available by the studio.

Open year-round by appointment

1! CHARLENE RIVERS acrylic / mixed media 541-352-7362

8161 Jordan Road, Mt Hood, OR charleneriversstudio@gmail.com https://sites.google.com/site/ charleneriversstudio/home

Downstairs gallery and work space, small skylight studio, art throughout my home and garden can be viewed on your tour. Many paintings available ranging from small to 48x48in canvases, as well as my children’s coloring and art instruction books. Sign up to win free art from my studio! Directions: Take I-84 Exit 64, Hwy 35 south. Go about 16 miles. Turn right onto Baseline. Turn sharp left onto Jordan Road. Stay left on Jordan Road. House and studio are on the left in a pear orchard. Parking: Plenty of parking in driveway and orchard. Open year-round by appointment 15


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1@ SALLY BILLS BAILEY paintings

503-819-2670 4135 Cunningham Drive, Mt Hood, OR mthoodsally@gmail.com www.sallybillsbailey.com

Come enjoy my studio in beautiful Mt Hood! My studio is full of recent works including the numerous moods and seasons of Mt Hood, colorful and whimsical fruit, and a sampling of Southwest works. My artwork is fresh, colorful, and great for any interior decorating scheme. Framed and unframed paintings and cards will be available for purchase at a variety of prices. Directions: Take I-84 Exit 64 and go south on Hwy 35. Drive 12 miles to community of Mt Hood. Just past the Mt. Hood Town Hall, turn left on Cunningham Drive. Last house on right. Parking: Ample! Open April - October by appointment

1# LINDA REICHENBACH textiles / mixed media 541-352-3541 5840 Hwy 35, Hood River, OR linda.reichenbachartquilts@gmail.com

I am a free spirit quilter that uses fabric, fiber, color, and texture to express my art. My studio is set up in an inviting and simple style with different stations to illustrate my processes and final results. This allows me to showcase the designs themselves and answer any questions my guests may have about the art displayed. Directions: Take I-84 Exit 64 and go south on Hwy 35

approx. 11.6 miles. House is on the right. Watch for signs.

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1$ RACHEL HARVEY oil paintings

541-806-3727

5414 KLM Drive, Mt Hood, OR rachel@rachelharveyart.com rachelharveyart.com

Evocative, contemporary landscapes celebrating the abstract elements of nature.

Directions: Take I-84 Exit 64 and go south on Highway 35 for 11 miles, right on KLM Drive, left into first driveway. Drive around the house to the studio building. Parking: Park in lot behind studio or on KLM Drive. Open year-round by appointment

1% JAMES DIEM ceramics 541-354-9966

4415 Hwy 35, Hood River, OR jim@hawkeyedesign.com hawkeyedesign.com

Instagram @jamesdiem FB James Diem Ceramics

Lots of great pots, new designs, and a winter’s worth of high quality seconds. Start or end your upper valley artist tour here - I’m right on the way! Looking forward to seeing you! Directions: Take I-84 Exit 64 and go south on Hwy

35. Studio driveway is on the left approximately 8.7 miles up Hwy 35 from the 4 way stop at China Gorge. Look for large white Open Studio sign on left. Studio is the first left up driveway. Parking: Park diagonally by pine trees on left.

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1^ GORGE HANDWEAVERS GUILD textiles 509-281-0815

3399 Odell Hwy., Hood River, OR sharon.trout141@gmail.com

The gallery exhibits beautiful woven samples of color, design, and weaving structures. The flexibility of the looms, techniques, and patterns will inspire visitors as original fabric, rugs, towels, and blankets are displayed. Our studio is an array of inspired creations. Our weavers create gorgeous effects by warping threads under tension and interweaving various colors and patterns. Directions: From I-84 Exit 64 head south on Hwy 35. Go 6.7 miles and turn right on Davis Dr. that

becomes Highway 281. Proceed .8 miles. The destination is on the right behind the Chevron Station. The studio is upstairs in the light gray green colored warehouse.

Parking: Parking available within gated area. Open year-round

The Gorge Handweavers Guild has a remarkable space - filled with lots of fascinating details.

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541-296-2296

www.nwascopud.org

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1& BRIAN CHAMBERS photography

541-490-6710

1526 Nunamaker Rd., Hood River, OR BrianChambersPhotography@gmail.com bcphotography.zenfolio.com

View a range of fine art photography prints that capture the beauty and magic of the Columbia River Gorge. All prints are ready to hang in a variety of sizes and formats (metal, acrylic, canvas, etc). Photo cards and coasters. Special orders welcome. Directions: Take 1-84 to exit 62. Turn south onto West Cascade. Go 1.2 Miles. Turn right onto 13th St; follow approx 1 mile uphill, 13th becomes 12th. After passing Rosauers, 12th becomes Tucker Rd (OR 281). After 2.3 miles, at the Nobi’s gas station corner, USE EXTRA CAUTION and continue straight (you will be crossing traffic and do not have the right of way!) onto Orchard Rd. After .2 miles turn left onto Nunamaker Rd. Parking: Plenty! Open year-round by appointment

1* STEPHANIE JOHNSTON jewelry: glass / polymer clay 503-502-9058

For Tour: 1228 Tucker Road, Hood River, OR (Year-round studio in The Dalles, OR)

sljohnston08@gmail.com www.gorgeartists.org

I work in two mediums, fused glass and Polymer Clay. Beautiful and amazing items can be created with both processes, ranging from wall art to home dĂŠcor and jewelry. Both must be heated to acquire the final product but the processes before and after are totally different and equally rewarding. Directions: Take 1-84 to exit 62. Turn south onto West Cascade. Go 1.2 Miles. Turn right onto 13th St; follow approx 1 mile uphill, 13th becomes 12th. After passing Rosauers, 12th becomes Tucker Road. Go to the 2nd large curving turn. Take a right on Bradley Dr. and then a left into the circular driveway. Parking: Plenty in circle drive. Open year-round by appointment 22


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1( CHARLENE FORT glass

541-490-3899

1228 Tucker Rd., Hood River, OR charfort@gmail.com morningsunstudios.com

In all its sparkling beauty you will find wall hangings, functional art pieces such as vases, cups and bowls, personal jewelry, and decorations for the yard. Stakes, spires, flowers, floats and more! Directions: Take 1-84 to exit 62. Turn south onto West Cascade. Go 1.2 Miles. Turn right onto 13th St; follow approx 1 mile uphill, 13th becomes 12th. After passing Rosauers, 12th becomes Tucker Road. Go to the 2nd large curving turn. Take a right on Bradley Dr. and then a left into the circular driveway. Parking: Plenty in circle drive. Open year-round by appointment

2) LEAH HEDBERG photography

541-387-5571

2923 Eliot Drive, Hood River, OR leah@theArtofWelcome.com TheArtofWelcome.com

Step into the wonder of the earth as you explore vibrant photographs of luminous botanicals, sensuous fruits, and local Hood River subject matter. Learn about the photographic process and enter to win a unique piece of art. Directions: I-84, Exit 63, south on 2nd. Take a right on Oak St., then left on 13th Street. Turn left at second signal onto Eliot. Studio is at the end of road, right side, cream farmhouse. Parking: Along

street in front of house. Wooden arrows point to studio entrance at east side (downstairs).

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2! ROBIN PANZER chigirie torn paper 541-645-0832

1521 Lincoln St., Hood River OR robinpanzerart@gmail.com www.robinpanzer.com

Gorgeous new art for this years tour - many small originals for gifting or collecting. Join me for a unique experience as I create Chigirie, an ancient Japanese art form that involves tearing and layering paper to create exquisite images. This year enjoy my new space with 3 levels of original art to explore and a preview of my 2018 series “Paper People.� Each studio visitor receives a commemorative art gift. Directions: From I-84, Exit 63 go south onto 2nd. Take right onto Cascade Ave. Turn right onto 13th St. and left on Lincoln. Studio is on south side of the road. Parking: On driveway and plenty on street. Open year-round by appointment

2@ CATHY STEVER painting / glass 541-806-1066

1328 Lincoln St., Hood River, OR cathystever@gmail.com www.cathystever.com

My paintings blend elements from nature and native cultures to create a message that speaks to the heart. My glasswork combines luscious color and reflective light in an attempt to represent the eternal.

Directions: From I-84, Exit 63 go south onto 2nd. Take first right after bridge onto Cascade Avenue. Turn right onto 13th St. and left on Lincoln. Studio is on left hand side of the road. Parking: On the street is available and driveway. Enter the studio on the west side of home. Open year-round by appointment 24


2# JUDY LARSEN jewelry

541-490-1918

903 Oak Street, Hood River, OR wirewoman15@gmail.com bentwireworks.com • gorgeartists.org

My studio is in the basement of our historic Craftsman home in Downtown Hood River. It is a real, no-frills workshop in every sense of the word. It’s not beautiful, but it’s definitely practical, with all the raw materials on display. My finished work is displayed separately. Directions: From I-84, Exit 63, go south onto 2nd. Take

a right on Oak St. and left on 9th St. We are on the SW corner of 9th and Oak. Parking: Ample parking on the south side of State Street and on both sides of 9th St. north of Oak and south of State.

Open year-round by appointment

At Judy Larsen’s studio — as at so many art studios – the beauty is in the raw materials and sheer creativity on display. Photo by Immense Imagery.

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2$ EMILY MAE oil paint

435-640-0326

810 June St. Hood River, OR 97031 emilyphilbrick@gmail.com www.beyondboardshorts.com

I studied drawing, painting and design at Colby Sawyer college in New England and have been an artist for about twenty years. The mediums I work in are acrylic, pen and ink. The goal I have with my art is to transport myself and audience to a place of peacefulness and tranquility.

Directions: From I-84, Exit 63, go south onto 2nd. Take a right on Oak Street. Turn left on 13th and at the top of the hill turn left on May. Follow May to 8th and turn right. Parking: On street. Open year-round by appointment

2% KAREN WATSON pastel

541-490-5361

1012 5th St., Hood River, OR karenandwiley@gmail.com karenpwatson.blogspot.com

Bold and vibrant pastel paintings, representational and abstract images created with a playful application of pastel marks and color. Framed and unframed work available.

Directions: From I-84, Exit 63, go south onto 2nd. Take a right on Oak Street. Turn left on 13th and at the top of the hill turn left on May. Turn right on 5th, studio located behind house.

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2^ DONNA WOODS painting

183-717-7551

729 Montello Avenue, Hood River, OR woodsd20@gmail.com

Illustration has been my passion for over 30 years and my style of painting and drawing reflects a more graphic look. People are my favorite subject matter, but I have a variety of work in various mediums that range from landscape to abstract collages in a wide range of sizes. Directions: From I-84, Exit 63, go south onto 2nd. Take a right on Oak Street. Turn left on 13th and at the top of the hill turn left on May. Follow May to 8th and turn left. Take 8th to Montello, my house is on the right, corner of 8th St and Montello. Parking: On street. Open year-round by appointment, except in the winter

2& KRISTI HECK textile design 541-490-0929

1513 Taylor Ave, Hood River, OR kristi@kheckart.com www.kheckart.com

I design two-dimensional patterns, which are produced into vibrant printed fabric. My basement studio is filled with inspiration, color, and fabric swatches galore. There will be some of my original art, printed framed work, as well as fabric items for purchase.

Directions: From I-84, take Exit 63, go south onto 2nd. Take a right on Oak Street. Turn left on 13th and at the top of the hill turn right on May St. Just past the swimming pool turn left on Taylor Ave. House is on right. Parking: Available on Taylor Ave. Open year-round by appointment 27


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2* VICKY L. WILSON jewelry: metal

503-317-6259 1708 B Street, Hood River, OR mycharmedviolet@gmail.com

I have been creating metal work since 2004. I love finding objects that stir the creativity in my head and allow me to create a new piece. I also teach a metal jewelry class in my studio, and I love helping my students find their creative side! I have participated in many juried art shows in Oregon.

Vicky L. Wilson Designs

Directions: From I-84, take Exit 63, go south onto 2nd. Take a right on Oak Street. Turn left on 13th and continue all the way up the hill to the Hood River Heights. Take a right on B Street, my studio is on the right. Parking: Street parking.

Open year-round by appointment

2( KATHRYN WATNE jewelry 541-490-6897

1220 18th Street, Hood River, OR watne@gorge.net Facebook: Kathryn Watne Enamels

Situated next to a wonderful koi pond and a commanding view of Mt. Adams, my studio and surrounding garden is a little sanctuary where I create one of a kind pieces of enamel/copper/ sterling silver jewelry. Directions: From I-84, take Exit 63, go south onto 2nd. Take a right on Oak Street. Turn left on 13th

and at the top of the hill turn right on May St. Just past the swimming pool turn left on 18th. I am the first house just past the county yard. Studio is in the backyard. Parking: Street parking on 18th.

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3) JONES & JONES (Kenton & Liza Jones) wood

541-386-5535 1192 21st Street, Hood River, OR jonesandjones1@charter.net www.custommade.com/by/jonesandjones/

Furniture and home accessories handcrafted out of reclaimed lumber from houses and barns found primarily in the Columbia Gorge area. Each piece is hand signed and preserved with a natural oil wax finish. All our designs are original. Directions: Take 1-84 to exit 62. Turn south onto West Cascade. Turn south on Rand Rd. Turn left

on May Street. Turn right onto 21st Street. Studio is the big red steel building on the right side of the street. Parking: Available on driveway/property and on 21st.

Open year-round by appointment

3! JURGEN A. HESS photography

541-645-0720 412 24th Street, Hood River, OR hess@gorge.net Jurgenhessphotography.com

I have been a professional photographer for magazines, newspapers, on-line magazines and have exhibited in many galleries. My studio will feature beautifully framed photographs of the Gorge, wilderness and mountain landscapes. My work is professionally printed, matted and framed. Directions: Take 1-84 to exit 62. Turn south onto West Cascade. Turn south on Rand Rd. Turn left on Sherman Ave., right on 24th Street, 412 24th Street. Parking: On 24th Street adjacent to house/studio. Open year-round by appointment 29


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3@ RODNEY STUART mixed media 541-399-7451

2860 Hazel Ave, Hood River, OR rstuart1945@yahoo.com www.rodneycstuart.com

My studio is a large garage, the surrounding landscape, and collections of masks, heads, toys and boxes full of recycled wood parts. Subjects range from wooden toys, folk style heads, hearts and figures. My works on paper reflect my love of words, color, line and gesture. My prices reflect my interest in finding new homes for my creations and I enjoy trading. Directions: Take 1-84 to exit 62. Turn south onto West Cascade. Turn south on Rand Rd. Turn right on May Street. Right on 30th and right on Hazel Ave, last house on left with blue trim.

Parking: Park on Hazel Ave.

Open year-round by appointment

3# CLEO STERLING oil paintings

541-386-6504 668 Rene Place, Hood River, OR cleoandjery@gmail.com

I enjoy working from my imagination and creating images that are simple and spontaneous....while facing the challenge of breaking up the space in the most interesting manner to engage the viewer.

Directions: Take I-84 to exit 62. Turn right on W. Cascade. Turn right on Rand Road, then right on Montello and left on Rene Place.

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3$ ABIGAIL MERICKEL printmaking

541-280-5275 1229 29th Street, Hood River, OR abigail.merickel@gmail.com www.abigailmerickel.com

I create hand-pulled prints on a handturned printing press experimenting with monoprints, collagraphs, woodcuts and solarplate etchings. I am an European trained printmaker with an American Folk Art sensibility. Vivid in color, and rich in story, my work conveys a sense of wonder at our magical world.

The Dreams of the Sea of Cortez

Directions: Take 1-84 to exit 62. Turn south onto W. Cascade. Turn south on Rand Rd. Turn right on

May Street. Turn left on 29th Street. Go to the end of 29th Street. Studio is in the blue house on the left #1229. Parking: Parking is available on all of 29th Street.

Open year-round by appointment

3% LYNN LEWIS textiles 541-490-3333

3740 Rocky Ridge Court, Hood River, OR crispandtart@gmail.com www.crispandtart.com

My studio walls are covered with photos of things I want to paint. I mix dye, paint, and store all my dishtowels, napkins, table runners, and bags here. Directions: Take 1-84 to exit 62. Turn south onto

West Cascade. Turn south on Rand Rd. Turn right on May Street. Turn left on 30th Street and go to corner of 30th and Talon. Workshop is on the right, through the charming fence. Follow the dishtowels! Parking: Park along 30th or Talon Street. Google Maps might direct you along Rocky Ridge Court. Don’t take it, no parking there!

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3^ MELANIE THOMPSON ceramics

541-386-5740 585 Rocky Rd, Hood River, OR tommieart@gorge.net www.eggware.com

Clean lines, organic shape and delicious color well describe my ‘Eggware Collection.’ This year I will be demonstrating my process start to finish via short video clips. It’s pretty interesting, each piece is handled about 20 times! Directions: Take 1-84 to Exit 62. Turn south onto W. Cascade. Turn south at Rand Rd. (Taco Bell)

and continue up hill to stop sign. Turn right onto May Street. Approx. 1/2 mile turn left onto Rocky Rd. House sits on left, charcoal with white trim. Enter through red gate. Parking: Driveway or street.

Open year-round by appointment

3& BONNIE LAMBERT

silkscreen, papercuts, encaustic works 541-490-7311 3865 Fairview Drive, Hood River, OR lambert@gorge.net redgatefarmdesign.com

Functional art in the form of Tea Towels, Coffee mugs, art pieces small to large all reflecting life in Hood River. Visit the Barn Studio and observe the techniques I use to create. Take home artwork priced from $10.00-$1000.00. Directions: Take 1-84 to exit 62. Turn south onto W. Cascade. Take first right onto Mt. Adams Ave,

which becomes Wine Country Ave, then Country Club Rd. Turn left onto Frankton Rd. Follow Frankton to a left on Fairview Drive. Red Gate Farm is 1/2 mile on the right. The studio is in the large red barn. Parking: Available.

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3* AIMÉE BREWER ceramics 303-552-1470

503 Frankton Road, Hood River, OR Studio2350@gmail.com www.aimeeceramics.com

Durable and exceptional, my functional ware will melt your heart with silky texture, whimsical designs, and colorful pallet. Made from chip-resistant, translucent porcelain clay. Find a unique piece for your home or office. Directions: Take 1-84 to exit 62. Turn south onto W. Cascade. Take first right onto Mt. Adams Ave,

which becomes Wine Country Ave, then Country Club Rd. Turn left onto Frankton Rd. Stay on Frankton, curve sharply left, then right. House is caramel & orange colored on the left side. Enter on south side of garage. Parking: Park in the driveway. If full, it’s safest to take a left onto Prospect, park along the road, walk to studio.

Open year-round by appointment

3( CHRISTINE KNOWLES pastel

541-490-4896 3730 Westcliff Drive, Hood River, OR cknows@icloud.com www.christineknowles.com

My primary medium is pastel. I focus on color and texture and the emotional content I can convey to my viewer. I have been juried into shows sponsored by the Northwest Pastel Society, Watercolor Society of Oregon, the Hui Noe Art Center on Maui and Best of the Gorge at Columbia Center for the Arts. Directions: Take I-84 Exit 62. Turn north towards the river, then turn right onto Westcliff Dr. Turn left into fourth driveway opposite the large pine tree and proceed right along the pond.

Parking: If parking area is full, please park on Westcliff Dr. Open year-round by appointment

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4) BRAD LORANG metal 971-344-4562

400 Forest Lane, Cascade Locks, OR lorangfineart@embarqmail.com www.bradlorang.com

My studio is 1000 sq ft. You will be able to see the production of my work starting with the designing and cutting out of the work, then welding and texture grinding. And finally, the patina process. Directions: West bound I-84, exit 44 to Forest Lane.

1 mile turn left at #400. I-84 East bound exit 44 Cascade Locks about 1/2 mile turn left on Forest Lane about 1/3rd mile turn right in #400 driveway.

Parking: Park on street or in #400 driveway. Open year-round by appointment

4! HEATHER SĂ–DERBERG-GREENE sculpture 503-869-6459

96 Wanapa Street, Cascade Locks, OR heathergreene3@icloud.com heathersoderberg.com

I will have my latest sculpture, a 55-foot bald eagle, on display. Upon completion, it will be the largest hand-sculpted bronze bald eagle in the world. I also have a myriad of much smaller sculptures such as frogs, snails, otters and chickens throughout my studio. Directions: Take I-84, exit 44, which puts you on Wanapa St. Look for the large frog sculpture in front of my studio on the south side of the street. Parking: Plenty of parking, both in my parking lot and street-side, no size limit. Bike-friendly. Open year-round by appointment 35


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the Orange Sink Studio Suzanne Krol Boller suzannekb@me.com

714.815.5025

Open May thru October 10-5 Mon-Sat 11-5 Sun 3801 Straight Hill Dr. www.hoodriverlavender.com 541-490-5657 Lavender Daze Festival July 7 and 8, 2018


Award-winning wines paired with stunning Columbia River and Mt. Hood views– Lasting memories await

jacobwilliamswinery.com

541-645-0462

Wishram, WA

The Dalles Art Center & Gallery

Bringing Art And T he Community Together For Over 50 Years

• Art - featuring hundreds of local artists in our sales gallery. • Classes - taught by local artists to all skill levels, call or check website for details.

• Support - tax deductible membership gives you gallery benefits and shopping discounts.

www.TheDallesArtCenter.org ♦ TheDallesArt@gmail.com ♦ 541.296.4759 220 E 4th Street, The Dalles ♦ Tues. - Sat. 11-5pm ♦ Like us on Facebook!

Small Batch Roasted Coffee - Breakfast - Lunch Open daily 7am - 6pm

310 Oak Street

Hood River, OR

Dream St. Boutique 209 Oak Street Hood River, Oregon 541-386-1530

541-386-3000


hood river’s premier waterfront lodging and dining

Hood River Inn

Each Best Western® branded hotel is independently owned and operated

1108 East Marina Way •Hood River, OR 97031 hoodriverinn.com 800-828-7873 painting is one of many by Peggy Ohlson on display at the Inn

OPEN DAILY: 11-5 or so

541.386.1277

wyeastvineyards.com

only 7 minutes from downtown 3189 highway 35 • hood river

310 OAK STREET HOOD RIVER, OR 97031 www.chemistryjewelry.com  


Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Hood River OR

1 Nichols Parkway, Hood River, OR, 97031 Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Hood River OR Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Hood River OR 541.436.1600 | hampton.com 1 Nichols Parkway, Hood River, 97031 1 Nichols Parkway, Hood River, OR, OR, 97031 541.436.1600 | hampton.com 541.436.1600 | hampton.com © 2014 Hilton Worldwide © 2014 Hilton Worldwide © 2014 Hilton Worldwide

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Home is where the art is.

14 Oak Street, Hood River, OR www.copperwest.com

SERVING BREAKFAST & LUNCH ALL DAY - EVERY DAY 7am - 3pm

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102 OAK ST. SUITE 100 HOOD RIVER, OREGON

541.436.3444 www.brodereast.com broder.east@gmail.com @broderost


541-386-1719 www.pinestreetbakery.com

in Hood River, OR

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Oregon Winery of the Year 2016


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the fine art of dining join us after the tour

541-386-5710 16 Oak St., Hood River celilorestaurant.com 2018 OREGON WINE A-LIST AWARD 2017 WINE SPECTATOR AWARD

• Fresh Roasted Coffee • Homemade Soups • Baked from scratch bread, pastries and cookies • Breakfast - Lunch 12 Oak St. Hood River, OR 541-386-4442


2018 Guide to Local Farm Stands fruit stands orchards berry farms Vineyards wineries laVender fields seasonal actiVities (Plan your triP)

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2018 Gorge Artists Open Studios Tour  

Visit 41 artists and explore art studios throughout the Columbia Gorge April 20-22, 2018 and year-round by appointment.

2018 Gorge Artists Open Studios Tour  

Visit 41 artists and explore art studios throughout the Columbia Gorge April 20-22, 2018 and year-round by appointment.

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