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MURALS: Inspiring Art & Culture
ot without controversy, just like the approval of artworks created the Midtown Art Alley, a concept space for public art that he for the roundabouts, the Bend City Council has agreed to hopes will act as a small artistic venue. The alleyway, located at NE allow murals in the Makers District close to downtown Franklin Ave. and NE Greeley between Fourth and Fifth Streets, is set Bend. Commissioner Doug Knight was the lone vote against the on private land that he donated and boasts 50, 25 and 15 foot walls, that resolution citing concerns about content. already host works of art. Through a cohesive collaboration Robertson’s goal is to have these walls painted led by the Arts, Beautification and over with new artwork every two months. “I “ART can be a tool, a mirror, a song, Culture Commission (ABC) of the want to keep the conversation rolling by having a love letter, a prayer. City of Bend, volunteers championed this space be active and dynamic.” When it is in a public space, a revision of language for an The mural approval will give Bend yet it can be all of those things on a wider scale, amendment of the sign code allowing another opportunity via art to “provoke, connecting even more people. murals to be painted in the Makers It engages folks to where they are much more inspire, create debates and educate.” Allowing District. The Makers District, which new artists to exhibit their art in this unique than an expanse of brick wall, runs from Greenwood to Olney way, exemplifies the need for this creative art viewing art makes you present between First and Second Streets, form in Central Oregon. while simultaneously transporting you.” is prime retail for the large scale ~ Kaycee Anseth, Tin Pan Alley Artist paintings in mural form and the ideal place to launch a mural festival. The art world — a realm populated by masterpieces often hailed for their antagonistic, controversial and taboo uniqueness — regularly defies ‘suggested’ standards of decency and good taste in the fight for freedom of expression. Throughout history works of art have been altered, silenced and even erased due to unacceptable content, whether the motivations for censorship were religious, social or political. Fear of the contemplated content is a ridiculous reason to not have murals, which will enhance a once blighted industrial area with bleak walls with vibrant works of art. From the well-established Tin Pan Alley art collection created by Visit Bend to an envisioned High Desert Mural Festival, public art is quickly gaining steam in Bend. The Tin Pan collection, which includes fabric, metal work and mixed media, supports the creativity of local artists and has been welcomed for its enhancement of the alley. “We’ve been looking at the mural opportunity for a few years now,” Matt Schiffman, chair of the ABC told us before the council considered the code change. "It’s an important move towards not only making art accessible to everyone, but to beautifying the industrial parts of Bend.” Schiffman highlighted the economic factor for creating a mural festival especially during the shoulder seasons like fall and spring when there are less outdoor activities. Local businesses including hotels, restaurants, retailers and galleries can reap the benefits of an influx of art tourism. Douglas Robertson, the executive director for the newly formed High Desert Mural Festival (HDMF), echoes this sentiment and hopes Bend will eventually be known nationally for its mural festival. Robertson .
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Bend Resident Bob Boyd Receives Ben Westlund Memorial Award The Deschutes Cultural Coalition of the Oregon Cultural Trust presented its fifth annual Ben Westlund Memorial Award to historian Bob Boyd from Bend at the High Desert Museum. The award was established in 2012 to honor the memory of former Oregon legislator and state treasurer Ben Westlund who championed the creation of the Oregon Cultural Trust in 2001. “Ben was a passionate advocate for support of our arts and culture assets in Oregon and believed that all people deserve access to cultural programs and the fundamental benefits they provide. As a resident in Central Oregon he was an ardent supporter of the arts here. Bob Boyd embodies that spirit in his historic preservation and curatorial work in this region,” stated Deschutes Cultural Coalition Co-Chair Cate O’Hagan. Upon receiving the award, Boyd commented, “over the past years I have been fortunate to be a part of sharing and preserving the cultural heritage of Central Oregon: telling meaningful stories of our past in the classroom, Deschutes County Library programs, reviewing sites for the State Historic Preservation Committee, being a part of the High Desert Museum as it grew into what it has become today and working with the Oregon Cultural Trust’s Deschutes Cultural Coalition have all been highly rewarding experiences.” As the award recipient Boyd received $1,000 to allocate to the cultural organization of is choice. He awarded the funds to the Deschutes Historical Museum to support their acquisitions program. Previous recipients of the award are Brad Tisdel of the Americana Project, Brad Porterfield of the Latino Community Association, Carol Leone of The Museum at Warm Springs and the City of Redmond. The Deschutes Cultural Coalition distributes grant funding from the Oregon Cultural Trust to qualifying nonprofit cultural organizations in Deschutes County on an annual basis. The Arts & Culture Alliance, as the fiscal sponsor of the coalition, is the contact for more information: www.artsandcultureco.org/cultural-trustor firstname.lastname@example.org
Issue 5 WINTER 2016
NEW READS BFQ Publishes Winter Issue
WOMEN & Their Trucks Bend Fashion Quarterly
Fashion Trail at
WEARABLE ART The Designers The Looks The People
WHY RIDE THE BACKCOUNTRY? Out of Bounds
RECREATE IN STYLE HAPPINESS
Take a Test Drive for Your Quotient
HOLIDAY Winning Styles
The Winter issue of Bend Fashion Quarterly is now available at locations all over Central Oregon. You’ll be impressed with the variety of interviews, local features, fashion trails and recreation entrepreneurs. Take a visit to Spoken Moto, Wander+NW in Sisters, Bend’s hockey rink, women and their trucks and the backcountry in the High Desert. Discover our creative world with local wearable art designers. It’s all online too at www. bendfashionquarterly.com
Reﬂecting the Style, Design & Trends of the High Desert
HOLIDAY SHOW C.O. Spinners & Weavers Guild Just in time for the holiday gift giving season, the Central Oregon Spinners & Weavers Guild is hosting a show and sale in downtown Bend. Find hand woven shawls, scarves, towels, table runners, rugs, wool pottery, lavender products, Scandinavian knitting kits and handspun yarns. Perfect for you or as a gift for a loved one. Best of all, admission is free! The show is November 5, from 10am-4pm at the Environmental Center. Items for sale are also online at www.weave-spin-centraloregon.org/wp. Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas St., Bend
MUSIC Parlous Releases New Album
Parlour, a Bend-based folk band, released their second album, an eight song CD of original music, Seeing the Elephant. A favorite local band, Parlour includes local musicians Mark Quon (guitar/vocals), Linda Quon (vocals/guitar), Mike Potter (mandolin/dobro/guitar/vocals) and Susan Bonacker (fiddle/background vocals). The CD features the added talents of Craig Brown on bass who will join the band for the release party along with Ricky Newton on drums. The new CD features songs inspired by the hardships the pioneers faced and journaled in diaries that “really inspired me to translated them into songs,” said Mark Quon." After partnering with Kelly Miller from Deschutes Historical Society to share the songs through history pubs in Bend and Portland, Parlour was invited to the Baker City Oregon Trail Interpretive Center to perform a series of shows during which the CD was recorded. The new CD, along with Parlour’s first CD, Days of Plenty can be previewed and purchased at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/parlour.
EVENTS Wildire Ceramic Showcase 12th Annual Show and Sale is set for November 5-6 with free admission and parking at Highland Elementary School (Old Kenwood School). Newport Avenue in Bend. Featuring more than 25 premier ceramic artists. Clay demonstrations throughout each day, children’s area with clay activities for kids, free raffles for $25 towards pottery purchase. Winners in the 2015 Best in Show were Annie Chrietzberg for the Functional category and Norman Frater in the sculptural category. Wildfire is sponsored by The Clay Guild of The Cascades, which is a non-profit organization, supporting local artists and education.
EXHIBITION The Wilds
Hot wax and vibrant color heat up The Wild’s where local artist Lisa Marie Sipe shows her encaustic monotypes. Opening reception is Thursday, December 1, 4-6pm. Lisa creates her monotypes by painting with melted pigmented wax sticks on a heated metal surface. This imagery is then transferred to paper when it is pressed onto the metal and then pulled back taking the pigment with it to cool into place. The Wilds is Bend’s first hybrid coworking and art studio space. They cater to creatives, be they fine artists, makers, designers, writers, photographers or anyone else who considers themselves a creative worker. www.thewildsbend.com
CELEBRATE The Parks
Happy birthday National Park Service! The Deschutes Public Library will celebrate the history, geology and beauty of our parks this November. All programs are free and open to the public; no registration is required. Programs include Volcanoes in Our Western National Parks, What the Great Lodges Tell Us about Park History, Climate Change at Crater Lake and Coloring Book Artist Dave Ember. www.deschuteslibrary.org Oregon’s Only Arts Magazine Since 1995 | November 2016
ansel adams: masterworks new exhibit opens
this exhibition was organized by the turtle bay exploration park, redding, ca exhibition tour management by landau traveling exhibitions, los angeles, ca The Tetons and Snake River, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, 1942, Photograph by Ansel Adams, Copyright 2010 The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust
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Bend, Oregon Daycations by Kim Cooper Findling
regon Author Kim Cooper Findling has released Bend, Oregon Daycations: Day trips for curious families. Calling all Bend visitors, new residents and anyone who is curious about the exciting destinations that surround this beautiful city. Bend, Oregon Daycations is your source for fun oneday travel narratives for families. Learn what to take, where to go and what not to miss on 19 Oregon day trips within a two-hour radius of Bend. Follow easy itineraries packed with information to explore these places and more: • The Painted Hills: Take a hike, learn about Oregon’s geologic history and eat homemade pie. • Newberry Crater: Explore an obsidian flow, dip your toes in the lake and see a waterfall. • The McKenzie River: Gaze at the famous Blue Pool, learn about the river’s unique hydrology and walk on a lava flow. • Crater Lake: Take a boat ride in a volcano, eat in a 100-year-old lodge and contemplate the United States’ deepest lake in Oregon’s only national park. • Camp Sherman: See a river spring from the ground, eat ice cream at a country store and feed salmon their lunch. Cooper Findling is an award-winning Oregon travel writer and editor. She is the editor of Cascade Journal, the author of Day Trips From Portland: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler and Chance of Sun: An Oregon Memoir and the Central Oregon ambassador for Travel Oregon. She grew up on the Oregon Coast and has lived in Bend for over 20 years. Available at amazon.com, kimcooperfindling.com, benddaycations.com, at local bookstores and through book distributors.
Turning Fear into Faith
n light of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s important to remember that cancer is not a death sentence. In her new book, Victory Over Cancer and Fear: Finding Peace in the Midst of the Storm, Stephanie Carmichael, an inspirational speaker and two-time survivor of aggressive stage III breast cancer, shares her story of how she conquered fear and found a pathway to greater peace, hope and strength despite her cancer diagnoses. “Stress and fear are almost as bad as the disease, but there is a way to attain peace and hope for the future,” Carmichael said. Through her book, Carmichael hopes that her story will encourage many others who are facing the same life-threatening disease that she faced. “Cancer is like facing a giant mountain,” Carmichael said. “It’s a dreaded disease that leaves us feeling powerless. But there is a way to victory -- we just have to discover it for ourselves.” Carmichael is an inspirational speaker, teacher and writer. She has survived breast cancer twice and has learned how to have joy and peace, in the midst of turmoil. She currently serves in Stonecroft Ministries, an outreach speaking ministry, and has traveled across the Pacific Northwest as an inspirational speaker since 2010. She resides in Bend. Available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Westbow Press www.victoryovercancerandfear.com.
Get Ready, Get Set, Write!
early half a million people around the world will set aside time in November to write their stories. It’s all part of National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo—a creative writing project aimed at getting people of all ages to try to write 50,000 words by the end of November. This year Deschutes Public Library will join more than 1,000 libraries, book stores and community centers as they open their doors and host programs for aspiring novelists through the Come Write In program. The library will follow the NaNoWriMo guidelines (50,000 words/200 pages) and will host weekly meetings at the Downtown Bend Library to encourage writers to check in, cheer each other on, discuss technique and do some writing together. The weekly sessions will be facilitated by writing instructors Irene Cooper, Mike Cooper and Ellen Santasiero who says the sessions are open to everyone with an interest in writing. “Writers can get a jump-start on the novel they’ve always wanted to write, they can meet others with whom they can build a community of local writers and they can practice making and achieving a creative goal.” The sessions take place every Tuesday evening in November at the Downtown Bend Library. NaNoWriMo participants can check in anytime between 6:15pm and 7:45pm or can stay for the full session. No registration is required. Session dates are November 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. A prep session for NaNoWriMo will take place at the Downtown Bend Library on October 23 at 4pm. www.deschuteslibrary.org, 541-312-1032 Oregon’s Only Arts Magazine Since 1995 | November 2016
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LIGHTS Features Bend Film Actor
imitri Glavas is the executive producer of the film Lights, which was released recently . The movie has soared to number 61 amongst all horror/Sci-fi films on iTunes.
The plot goes likes this: one year ago, Lisa’s boyfriend Kurt, the father of her infant child, went missing in the California desert with five of his friends. The void in Lisa’s heart has driven her single-minded obsession to find out the truth. When Lisa is contacted by a retired sheriff with his own insights into the mysterious case, Lisa and her brother head to the desert, guided by the video footage recovered from Kurt’s tent. Together, they hack through the lies, evasions and threats to unlock a dark mystery they could never have imagined. Glavas shared that local actor, Caleb Neet who grew up in Bend, is one of the main actors in the film. Born in Springfield, Caleb Neet developed a passion for acting and films at an early age, performing in plays and making movies with his siblings on the family video camera. Enrolling in drama classes and at age 15, Neet and
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a fellow classmate wrote, directed and starred in a feature length comedy, An 80’s Movie! After recruiting over thirty f riends, family and local actors to appear in the movie and six months in production, the movie premiered at a local high school with hundreds of people in attendance. Once he finished school, while still acting in local independent films, Neet began to focus on theatre. Neet appeared in dozens of professional and community theatre productions including William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, playing Jack Gable in Ken Ludwig’s Leading Ladies and as the titular character in Fortinbras by Lee Blessing. While starring in a play together, Caleb met and befriended actor and filmmaker Gordon James Asti. Sharing the same passion for cinema, Caleb once again turned his attention to film and the two began to collaborate on many shorts and features both in Central Oregon and in Los Angeles, California. He now resides in Hollywood where he continues to study acting and further pursue his career in television and film.
Summit High School Theatre Presents Bring It On the Musical
ummit High School Theatre Department will perform Bring It On the Musical, a highflying journey filled with the complexities of friendship, jealousy, betrayal and forgiveness. Uniting some of the freshest and funniest creative minds on Broadway, Bring It On features an original story by Tony Award winner Jeff Whitty (Avenue Q), music and lyrics by Tony Award-winning composer Lin Manuel Miranda (In the Heights, Hamilton), music by Pulitzer - and Tony Award-winning composer Tom Kitt (Next to Normal) and lyrics by Broadway lyricist Amanda Green (High Fidelity). The show was also nominated for the Tony Award for Best Musical. It tells a story of Campbell, a senior and cheerroyalty at Truman High School. Her senior year should prove to be the best yet - she’s been named captain of the cheer squad - but an unexpected redistricting
forces her to spend her final year of high school at the neighboring, hard-knock Jackson High School. Despite having the deck stacked against her, Campbell befriends the dance crew girls and, along with their headstrong and hard-working leader Danielle, manages to form a powerhouse squad for the ultimate competition: the National Championships. Bring It On is performed on the Summit High School Stage at 2855 NW Clearwater Drive in Bend through November 5. Tickets are $12 for general admission and $8 for students (18 & under) and senior citizens. Tickets may be purchased online at www.bend.k12.or.us. summit or with cash or check at the door. 541-355-4190 email@example.com Oregon’s Only Arts Magazine Since 1995 | November 2016
Storytellers Return to Old Stone
o Tell The Truth—A Gathering of Storytellers will return to The Old Stone Performing Arts Center on Saturday, November 12, with a whole new set of tales and a special musical act to round out the evening’s program. Once again the Two Twisted Sisters will collaborate with Bend’s community radio station, KPOV, to present an enthralling evening of true stories, all of which will be based on the same theme, What was I thinking? After the first installment attracted a large crowd to the Old Stone and October’s High Desert Hijinks nearly packed the house, producers Howard Schor and Dan Cohen went back to the brains behind both shows, the mysterious and reclusive impresarios, Two Twisted Sisters, and implored them to once again work their magic on another original program. After a round of grousing about Cohen and Schor, whom the Sisters referred to as “barely competent handmaidens,” the two came up with a new theme for local storytellers to tackle. “At one time in their lives everybody has stopped to ask him or herself --what was I thinking?—after one misstep or another. We sisters often ask ourselves what we were thinking when we let Schor and Cohen handle production chores. So the theme seemed a natural.” Based on NPR’s popular series The Moth, Bend’s version of the program will
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follow the same basic format. Storytellers will not be able to consult notes or use props. And all stories must be true, or at least true to the best of their tellers’ recollections. “KPOV are fine folks and we’re proud to partner with them,” one Sister exclaimed. As for the cast, the Sisters declined to be specific. “You may see a few familiar faces and few that are unfamiliar.” And while the show is open to all ages, Cohen and Schor are cautioning parents that some material may not be suitable for those under 18. “We’re expecting a fair degree of hilarity, and maybe a tear or two,” the Sisters cackled with glee. “And as if a full slate of storytellers isn’t enough, we’ll spice the program up with a surprise musical guest.” But when pressed by Cohen and Schor for more information the Sisters declined further comment, dispatching their two handmaidens to tend to the details. Once out of earshot of the Sisters, Cohen and Schor divulged the names and images of three high profile storytellers- Patty Davis, Dave Finch and Anne Marie Daggett—with the promise of a lot more to come. The event will take place on Saturday, November 12 at 8pm at Peter Geisers’ Old Stone Performing Arts Center on Franklin Street. Wine, beer and snacks will be available at the Altar Café provided by the fabulous Bowtie Catering. Doors will open at 7:30pm. www.oldstonebend.com
Heroes on Deck:
WWII on Lake Michigan FILM &
VETERANS DAY AT THE TOWER THEATRE
riday, November 11 at 7pm the Tower Theatre Foundation will honor our military veterans with the Northwest Premiere of Heroes on Deck: World War II On Lake Michigan. Doors to the theatre open at 6pm, and patrons will enjoy vintage 1940-50's newsreels and cartoons on the Tower’s big screen, in addition to a live performance of 1940’s swing hits sung by local trio, The Harmonettes. Heroes on Deck highlights the U.S. Navy’s bold and innovative response to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Two Great Lakes passenger steamers were immediately converted into makeshift aircraft carriers, the USS Wolverine and USS Sable.
Between 1942 and the end of the war, more than 15,000 aviators, including future President George H.W. Bush, were trained aboard these “freshwater flattops.” Crashes and “water landings” often led to serious injuries and occasionally death. As a result, more than one hundred fighters and divebombers sank to the bottom of the lake.
To date more than 40 aircraft have been brought to the surface.Heroes on Deck captures some of the key recoveries and restoration efforts, and celebrates the stories of the brave pilots who survived this ingenious training operation. Narrated by legendary CBS, NPR and A&E newsman, Bill Kurtis, the film brings to life a vital chapter of American history: the story of the forgotten World War II fighter planes at the bottom of Lake Michigan, the brave pilots who trained in them and their link to U.S. victory in the Pacific. This film is not propaganda, no political and neither pro- nor anti-war. It is history, and it tells a little-known story with amazing archive footage of planes going into the Lake and coming out 70 years later. Plus, the film’s producer/director John Davies will be at the Tower to host a Q&A following the film. 541-317-0700 www.towertheatre.org
Sunriver Stars Presents Winter Wishes
he Sunriver Stars Community Theater is pleased and excited to present Winter Wishes, directed by one of our veteran actresses and directors, Susan Evans Inman. This Readers’ Theatre style production will feature adaptations of O. Henry’s The Cop and the Anthem and The Gift of the Magi, as well as several Aesop’s Fables. The performances will be held at the SHARC in Sunriver on the weekend of December 2-4. This presentation will be appropriate and delightful for both adults and children. Tasty seasonal goodies and beverages will be available for purchase before the show and
during intermission. We can’t think of a better way to kick off the holidays than to come to this magical presentation of several classic and beloved tales. “Another interesting note about this show is that we’ve been invited to perform an abbreviated version of Winter Wishes at the Deschutes County Libraries in La Pine and Sisters,” reports Artistic Director Victoria Kristy-Zalewski. Sunriver Stars is an all volunteer Community Theater group. All positions from the Artistic Director on down are non-paid positions and, as such, require a strong commitment to the work at hand. www.sunriverstars.org.
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COVER ARTIST TELLS HER STORY IN HER OWN WORDS
...ON HER BEGINNINGS
was in my first year of teaching high school English in Albuquerque during my twenties and one day, a strange feeling came over me: I knew, without a doubt, that I would one day be an oil painter. I don't even know why I thought this, as I had just spent four long years studying to be an educator and had just landed my first teaching gig. In fact, I had never even taken an art class before. I will admit that there was this odd incident when I was 12 years old when I surprised my family as I skillfully recreated a National Geographic fishing scene on a large canvas with acrylics . . . the talent seemed to have come out of me from nowhere, as I had never painted before. But appreciation for beauty was always encouraged by my mother when we were growing up. She was a sensualist who loved arranging flowers, sewing together colorful fabrics, and creating these cool, paper mâché angels and other crafts out of whatever she could find. From that moment of revelation in New Mexico, I would teach English by day and study art by night with really accomplished regional oil painters, many of them classically trained. I did this for the next ten years. Art became my way of life, and when there wasn't someone to teach me, I taught myself. I was completely dedicated and still am. I can still smell that same fragrance of excitement when I head to my studio in Bend to paint as I first did 30 years ago in New Mexico. And I keep a photo of my mother next my easel, since I still consider her my patron saint of beautiful things.
...ON HER PAINTINGS
y artwork is now changing to reflect that new understanding of what brushwork and palette knife textures can do. I still love painting still life and the figure, in addition to landscapes and portraiture. But how I paint everything is now morphing because the older I get, the more I have new things to say. My current world view very definitely includes a quantum perspective; I am fascinated with how the field of probabilities will manifest into a particle of visible form, based on one's observation. You could say I am painting that one crystallized event, that brief moment when you can almost anticipate something before it comes fully into view. It's magic and we're all experiencing it on some level, conscious or otherwise; it's just hard to talk about. My challenge is to paint it instead, and I attempt it by inventing a bit of abstraction to add another dimension to reality. Inventing can be a little scary for a classically-trained representational artist like myself, but it's what keeps life interesting for me at the moment.
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...ON HER ARTISTIC PROCESS
y work could be considered Impressionistic Realism, although other influences have been introduced along the way from my mentors, both living and dead. I was very enamored of Caravaggio when I visited Italy a few times to study there, and I have never totally shed my preference for chiaroscuro (strong contrasting lights and darks) that his work exemplified. I know it's almost a cliché to hear artists say they are painting the light, but it's true, that's what I feel I am trying to capture, a sense of brilliant luminosity coming out of darker places. That contrast is very satisfying to me and it appeals to my alter ego which loves all things gothic and dramatic. There was a long period of California plein air influences, which really forced me outdoors to observe the play of nature's color, light, and atmosphere. In addition, plein air painting taught me to problem-solve quickly before the light changed. One great teacher, Kim English, had us painting the figure in the landscape during a week-long workshop, but he would only allow five minutes to complete each painting! We all came to hate the sound of his kitchen timer by the second day. But boy, did we learn how to inject the essence of movement and spontaneity onto our canvases. That loose but accurate method of painting led me to study the Russian impressionists whom I highly regard even today for their textured and skillful paint application.
hen students come to me to learn oil painting, I teach them how I learned, which is essentially the classical, atelier approach: how to draw with the brush, how to underpaint, how to decipher values, how to create good compositional designs, how to mix colors and see them in relationship to each other, etc. But if a student has mastered these areas already and is ready for something more advanced, I take them to edges and paint application techniques. Richard Schmid, one of my greatest influences, once said, "Paint should resemble reality but clearly not be reality itself. It's not meant to fool the eye; it's meant to delight the eye. Always retain the beauty of the paint." I have this quote up in my studio as it’s a good reminder. Paint application is really where it's at for me at this point in my career.
once heard someone comment that the best artists are usually over 50 because it takes that long to really observe life and to depict it truthfully on canvas. I do believe good art requires keen observation. However, it’s my understanding that everyone's truth is different. So naturally, my art is not going to be for everybody. But it does have to be for me, at least during the process of producing it. After that, I don't own it anymore. The finished canvas is always content just to sit and wait patiently until its new owner comes along, someone who sees it and is startled by how much of their own truth has been seen and depicted in paint. Then they gratefully take the painting home. That’s how it works. Art collecting is all about the resonance.
THE SISTERS ART COMMUNITY IS THRIVING by Magdalena Bokowa, AE Feature Writer
s it the water in Sisters? Or the crisp mountain air? The lush surrounding landscape? Or the small sense of community? What is it exactly that makes this town, known by tourists for its cute western decor, an emerging artist’s refuge? One can’t dispute the growing convergence of artists that are catching wind of a creative energy in this small and tight knit community. You just have to walk down the summertime streets to see as galleries come alive, full of paintings, sculptures,
ceramics, jewelry and textiles, all handcrafted by local artisans. The recent development of both a Sister’s Arts Association (SSA) and a Hood Avenue Arts District is tangible proof that the arts community is not only alive, but thriving. Not a feat that is easily accomplished. “Artists of all kinds are coalescing and becoming a strong unit in Sisters,” begins Katherine Taylor, an oil painter, teacher and one of eight partners at the Hood Avenue Art Gallery. “We have an atmosphere of
Find Katherine Taylor at Hood Avenue Art, online at www. katherine-taylor.com and in her Vino Van Gogh Workshops a two hour paint & sip wine classes, held monthly. support instead of competition among us. With the new art district, we are watching a northwestern version of Canyon Road being born and that is fun to see and experience. Tourists come year after year and comment on the exciting changes they see.” Taylor, the cover artist of this month’s Cascade A&E, is skilled in impressionistic realism and has a preference for a method known as chiaroscuro, which is evident in the way that she uses strong contrasting lights and darks in her works. “It’s almost a cliché to say you are painting the light, but it’s true, that’s what I feel I am trying to capture, a sense of brilliant luminosity coming out of darker places. That contrast is
very satisfying to me.” Perhaps then, it is the surrounding landscape that can be attributed to the inspiration that artists find in this community and that they flock to. A thought that there is just so much beauty, that one has to create manifestations of it. A growing group of likeminded individual thinkers that see the world in all of its beauty. It lends itself to be a supportive place. In addition to the newly formed association and district, the community is very supportive of fostering art education. Tina Brockway, who Taylor describes as the brainchild behind the concept of
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Meantime, unless I lose my sight or the use of my hands, I will be grasping a brush or palette knife and trying to make marks on a canvas until I am 90 . . . because I suspect there will always be some new and beautiful truth to express. Painting never grows old.
Holiday Gift Guide Deschutes Historical Society
Artists’ Gallery Sunriver Village
he holiday season can be so full of things to do that it is easy to lose sight of the joy of the season. Shopping and selecting unique gifts is always a challenge, but there is no reason why it can’t be relaxing and fun. Visit the Artists’ Gallery Sunriver Village where you will find a wide display of unique and beautiful gifts that can fit into anyone’s budget. Make this holiday the season of THE GIFT OF ART! 30 local Central Oregon Artists! www.artistsgallerysunriver.com 541-593-4382 Open 10am-6pm, closed Tuesday
Central Oregon Symphony
ooking for the perfect gift? This year give excitement, inspiration, and passion with a gift membership to Central Oregon Symphony. Delight your friends and family with orchestra and chamber music concerts; performances of Lamazov Rackers Piano Duo, Three Strings and Bassoon Trio, Bend Cello Project, Duo Horns and Alphorns, and a Children’s Concert with Petting Zoo. There are classical music concerts and events every month August to May. And your gift supports the popular Symphony Stars! in the schools and Music In Public Places. Join us in enriching lives with dynamic symphonic music today! Call 541-317-3941 or go to www.cosymphony.com to make your tax-deductible donation and order your gift subscriptions.
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The Deschutes Historical Museum is your source for unique historical gifts for history buffs. In addition to local history books, historical photographs and gift memberships, pick up a selection of fun items celebrating the Skyliners ski club and local ski history featuring the work of local artist Paul Leighton. Open Tuesday - Saturday, 10am-4:30pm 129 NW Idaho Ave., Bend 541-389-1813 www.deschuteshistory.org
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all in love with this adorable collection of home decor dish-ware by Mud Pie. Whimsical sayings and clever details make these dishes perfect for your own holiday gatherings, or as hostess gifts. From cute coffee mugs, cheese plates, and dessert dishes to pasta and mixing bowls there is something special for any occasion. Prices range from $9.99-$59.99. Free gift wrapping always available at desperado!
Faith, Hope, &Charity Vineyards
et us here at Faith, Hope, & Charity Vineyards and Event Center host your holiday gathering. From company holiday parties, family get togethers and winter weddings, we are the perfect destination to make your event memorable. Make sure to check your loved ones off your list by purchasing a gift certificate, etched wine glasses and a wooden display box or one of our Wine Club memberships. Happy holidays from our family to yours. 70450 NW Lower Valley Dr., Terrebonne 541-526-5075, www.faithhopeandcharityevents.com
Holiday Gift Guide Dudleys Bookshop Cafe
ooks make the perfect Holiday gift! Not sure what to get? Let the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Holiday Book Catalog be your guide. Pick one up at Dudley’s or check it out online at pnba.org/ holiday-catalog. Dudley’s Bookshop Café- “Unchain Your Mind.”
Jill's Wild Women
ild, tasteful art for women who enjoy life to the fullest. Unique gifts that women adore. Art, mugs, tapas and dessert plates, greeting cards & more! 207 N. Fir St., Sisters 541-617-6078
Exploration of other countries, invest and enrich your life through travel. Take a spouse, friend, children or grandchildren or the whole family and give memories that will last a lifetime. Land Tours, Safaris, River Cruises or Ocean Cruises, the WORLD awaits. Call Renee from J R Price Travel to start planning now! 541-419-9837 or www.JRPriceTravel.com
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ive the gift of Culture and
aunching manymoons has been a dynamic collaboration growing out of a core idea the commerce can have conscience. We are committed to promoting original products of our own creation, or others, that can further our mission of changing the way the world works, even if just by a little. Exclusively featuring the work of watercolor artist Tom Meret, we invite you to join us and experience commerce with conscience. Find unique gifts for the holidays and enjoy ten percent off your first purchase at www.manymoons.net. Use coupon code: WELCOME/CA&E
McKenzie Mendel Jewelry
ive the gift of handcrafted jewelry made right here in Central Oregon. McKenzie Mendel Jewelry creates beautiful mixed metal gold and silver jewelry that is easy and fun to wear whether it's for a night out, or to hit the trails. Find something truly unique on our website or at our Bend location. www.mckenziemendel.com 400 SE 2nd Street Suite 2, Bend
Red Chair Gallery
ed Chair is a membership gallery with over 30 artists. During the month of December we donate tenpercent of all sales to Bethlehem Inn, a local organization that assists those experiencing homelessness. At the gallery we are sure to have a lot of ideas to help you put a check mark by many of the names on your holiday gift list. We are all local artists creating art from paintings to ceramics or photographs, glass work both for ornamentation or function, wood work, scarves, jewelry, mosaics, ornaments, fountains and sculpture in both ceramic and metal. If it’s art, it is probably at Red Chair Gallery. Open 10am-6pm Monday thru Saturday, Sunday 12- 4pm. See you soon at Red Chair Gallery and happy holidays from all of us at the gallery! 103 NW Oregon Ave., in the heart of downtown Bend 541-306-3176, www.redchairgallerybend.com
Seven Peaks School
t Seven Peaks School, there is a difference. We offer a well-rounded education tailored to the unique strengths of each child with a focus on character, perseverance and a growth mindset. Here, students are known. An investment in your child’s education lasts a lifetime. Jr. Kindergarteneighth grade. Contact us to learn more. www.sevenpeaksschool.org Oregon’s Only Arts Magazine Since 1995 | November 2016
Fireside Concert Series Patrick Lamb
& His Jazz Band Friday, December 16 Sunriver Resort Homestead
Salem Big Band
Valentine’s Day Dinner & Dancing Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Sunriver Resort Great Hall
Steinway Artists Piano Showcase March 24-25, 2017 Tower Theatre in Bend
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Holiday Gift Guide Sunriver Music Festival
Stichin' Post & Twigs Gallery
o you love to make exquisite, handmade items? Whether you are an expert or an explorer, we welcome you to come in and enjoy the most beautiful fabrics, yarns, local fibers, art supplies, and homegoods available. If you are looking for the perfect gift for the quilter, artist or maker in your life, we have gift cards available. 311 W. Cascade St., Sisters 541-549-6061 www.stitchinpost.com
Summer Lake Hot Springs
ummer Lake Hot Springs, about two hours SE of Bend is the gem of the Oregon Outback. The perfect romantic get away from the holiday hype. Soothe yourself in natural hot mineral water heated directly from the earth below. The water travels miles in the earth being heated and picking up various minerals along the way before it reaches the surface as artesian springs. Our cozy and unique cabins are heated with the same hot water being piped through the floor as radiant floor heat. Come experience the healing and soothing waters of Summer Lake. 41777 Hwy 31, Paisley 541-943-3931 www.summerlakehotsprings.com
Sunriver Brewing Company
utrageous Service, Great Food and Awesome Craft Beer. A perfect space to gather this holiday season. Sunriver Pub in the Village, Bldg. 4 Galverston Pub, 1005 Galveston in Bend
elcome in the holidays with a truly unique musical experience! Join acclaimed saxophonist Patrick Lamb and his jazz quartet at the Sunriver Resort Homestead on December 16 at 6:30pm. All seats $35. email@example.com, 541-5939310, www.sunrivermusic.org.
e strive to bring diverse tastes together using high quality farm ingredients blended with a comfortable casual décor. Our “restaurant for everyone” offers just that–something for everyone. Whether enjoying our house made soups, healthy salads, appetizers, favorite comfort foods or grilled steaks and seafood, our fresh ingredients stand out in each of our dishes. We offer a full service bar, a selection of Northwest micro beers and a broad selection of great value Northwest wines. Come celebrate the holidays at The Phoenix. Special menus for Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve! Gift certificates available. 594 NE Bellevue Dr., Bend 541-317-0727 www.BendPhoenix.com
The Museum at Warm Springs
hop Local! Go Native! Extended Hours for your gift giving needs! Original Art by Warm Springs Artists, Pendleton Woolens, Huckleberry Goodies, Books and More! 2189 Hwy. 26, Warm Springs 541-553-3331,www, museumatwarmsprings.org, November 1-December 22 Open Tuesday - Saturday 9am-6pm Oregon’s Only Arts Magazine Since 1995 | November 2016
AT THE TOWER THEATRE
7 1. Musician Leif James. 2. Tower Theatre. 3. Volunteers at BendFilm. 4. Guests waiting in line at BendFilm. 5. Chadd Tullis & Jillian Webster. 6. Greg, Joanne Sunnarborg & seated, Linda. 7. Betsy Talermo, Bob Krohn & Steve Mosher. 8. Chris, Erin & Annabella Hardy.
1. Linda Heisserman & Sue Lyon-Manley at Red Chair Gallery. 2. Lisa Lubbesmeyer at Lubbesmeyer Art Studio & Gallery. 3. Judy Campbell & Billye Turner at Franklin Crossing. 4. Artists & guests at Tumalo Art Co. 5. Susanne & Randy Redfield, Barney Wyckoff & Morrie Stewart Wyckoff. 6. (L-R) Sarah Whipple, Debbie Cole, Randy & Suanne Redfield, guest, Lisa Dobey, Fred Whipple, guest & Chris Telfer.
RUBBISH RENEWED ECO FASHION SHOW PHOTOGRAPHY BY TAMBI LANE & HEAVEN MCARTHUR
he seventh annual Rubbish Renewed Eco Fashion Show will return on Thursday, January 12, 2017 for two runway shows: one at 6pm (all ages welcome) and one at 8:30pm (21 and over) at The Midtown Ballroom in Bend.
Rooted in a love of fashion, an appreciation of art and a passion for the planet, the Rubbish Renewed Eco Fashion Show is an annual fundraising event for REALMS Magnet School. Started in 2010, this fundraiser features two eclectic, wearable art runway shows (one that features local students), a live auction of runway garments, a silent auction comprised of local sustainable donations, a pop up marketplace featuring sustainable, creative products from local artists, local food (food trucks providing a variety of dinner choices) and drink. The runway showcases both adult and student designers of all ages from Central Oregon. “Rubbish Renewed is the perfect vehicle to help people make their unconscious decisions more conscious,” said Amy Anderson, event co-producer. “It’s so exciting to see our community bringing new life and creativity to all the stuff we are so accustomed to getting rid of.” Past year’s audience members have seen models clad in everything from old blue tarps, empty paella rice bags, gift cards, and even speaker wires and car upholstery.
Rubbish Renewed Eco Fashion Show fuses environmental responsibility, funky fashion and community. Join other socially conscious individuals for an evening of sustainable fashion, showcasing styles that the future demands, while supporting a fundraiser for REALMS Magnet School. Rubbish Renewed is currently accepting runway submissions for the 2017 show. For submission information and other event information, go to www.rubbishrenewed.com. Tickets will be on sale in December through the Rubbish Renewed website. Left: Painting the Roses Red dress made from discarded playing cards. Designed and modeled by Olivia Barnesd and photographed by Tambi Lane
Right: Smooth Operator dress, made from spent sandpaper. Designed by Kassy Windus, modeled by Hannah Tarrant and photographed by Tambi Lane
RUNWAY APPLICATION DEADLINE D E C E M B E R 2, 2 0 1 6 The application is here for the most innovative fundraising event in Bend, the Rubbish Renewed Eco Fashion Show! Aspiring designers have until Friday, December 2 to get their submissions in for a possible spot on this year’s runway. Above:Wanderlust dress, made from old maps and dog food bags. Designed and modeled by Lily McNabb. Photographed by Heaven McArthur
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This is a juried show. Please make sure to read and follow the rules and guidelines at www.rubbishrenewed. com. Space on the runway is limited. Each year, they receive more applications than spaces available on the runway. Above: Snowday dress, made from Mt Bachelor passes. Designed by Trinyde Fitzgerald, modeled by Charyde Fitzgerald and photographed by Heaven McArthur
by Christian Heebs
Bend Photographer Publishes Large Scale Photo Book on America
Snow Cap in Redmond, Pilot Butte Drive In and Princess by Christian Heeb
end based international artist/ photographer Christian Heeb’s large photo book 20x14, published by international fine art publisher Edition Panorama, is the first large scale publication of Heeb’s American Dreamscapes photographs.
into the American psyche. In his strongest images you cannot really distinguish between reality and carefully orchestrated Americana.
Many of the large images were shot in Central Oregon over a period of four years. Some of the locations may look somewhat familiar to residents of the area, but also have a different appearance due to the photographer’s lighting and artistic vision.
American automobiles play a pivotal role, as do the remnants of the golden area of American culture from the fifties to the early sixties. The scenes play out in today’s America with real people from today living out their lives in the remnants of yesterday, while creating new narrative for the future.
The book was printed in Germany by the only fine art printer that could successfully reproduce the images at this size with such a stunning quality. The book is hand bound and is distributed worldwide in a limited edition of only 500 copies.
There is no message, no political or cultural commentary to the images. They are as much a part of American life as they are a hologram of our combined cultural heritage, our dreams and desires.
The book is the latest artistic manifest of Heeb’s ongoing fascination with America. cinematic quality and take the viewer deep www.christianheeb.com Heeb brings his European sensibility to all things American. The images have a strong
"Christian Heeb brings his European sensibilty to all things American. The images have a strong cinematic quality and take the viewer deep into the American psyche. In his strongest images you cannot really distinguish between reality and carefully orchestrated Americana." Christian Schuele, German writer .
AMERICAN DREAMSCAPES Book Presentation & Slideshow Monday, November 7 6–7pm Cascade Center of Photography www.ccophoto.com
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From Pie Dough to Bronze Joren Traveller’s Journey
ften it is difficult to understand the origins or inspiration that set a particular artist on their path. For Joren Traveller, the story began with pie.
Years ago when baking a pie, the recipe for the crust called for lard. Joren became intrigued with the texture and resilience of the pie dough and began to play with it. The result was a bird created for the top of the crust. Light bulbs began to go off. Traveller moved from pie dough into Sculpey Clay and created several more creatures which remained on a shelf for a time until a friend suggested she have them bronzed like baby shoes. This seemed to be a great idea. Joren took the pieces to a local foundry where she was given a tour that included several larger than life sculptures in the works. Although this was somewhat intimidating, she was encouraged by the owner of the foundry to make her existing pieces larger using proper armature and sculptors clay. Several months later Joren brought back her first piece to the foundry for bronzing. It was a beautiful horse and the foundry owner agreed it was completed except for the signature. “My reaction to his advice that I sign the piece was sort of, OH NO, I could not “brand” my horse! He helped with my dilemma and signed and numbered my first bronze for me. That is where it really began.” What inspires her today? “Whimsy, elegance and grandeur in nature inspire me, and I seesaw back and forth between these to create my sculptures in bronze and ceramic, drawings and paintings.” Since her beginnings with pie dough, Traveller has become one of the area’s most talented wildlife and bird sculptors. Joren Traveller is associated with several Oregon galleries and is an artist member at the Red Chair Gallery, Bend where she will be a featured artist for November.
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Forlorn and Forsaken
by BREEZY WINTERS-Pigment Print on Handmade Paper On Paper Collective Exhibit at UUFCO
park your curiosity by stopping by witnessing this intriguing show which includes media ranging from relief and intaglio prints, collaged monotypes, and multi-media assemblages to watercolor, woven tooled paper, and handmade paper relief sculpture to pastel drawing and documented environmental paper sculpture installation pieces. This exhibit is in the award winning and artfully designed building located at 61980 Skyline Ranch Road near the new Pacific Crest Middle School. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon (UUFCO) introduces the lovely exhibit space within currently featuring the works On Paper of 10 artists including Amy Wilhelm, Breezy Winters, Curtis Hudson, Elizabeth Burger, Helen Brown, Janie McMahon, Michelle Lundblom, Robyn Cochrane-Raglan, Sue Wilhelm and Toni Morris. Come see his beautifully exhibited show. ARTISTS Helen Brown paints in watercolor on rice paper using a batik method with molten wax as a resist. This particular painting is a set of three statues she saw while in Invermere, Scotland. The sculpture is called Faith, Hope and Charity which hit home, as she recalled our own Central Oregon Three Sisters. More of Helen’s artwork is on display at the Tumalo Art Company, Strictly Organic Coffee, both in Bend’s Old Mill as well as St. Charles Hospital in Bend. Michelle Lindblom has exhibited all over the United States as well as England and Norway. As a professor of visual art for 24+ years, Michelle recently left higher education. She is now working on her art full time, loves to travel and draws inspiration from her journeys and the people she has met, taught and visited along the way. “My work has always been about the intuitive and expressive use of color, movement and texture, which is how I prefer to consciously or subconsciously respond to my environment. As a painter and printmaker, I have been experimenting and assimilating the monotype and collage processes. The result is a depth and layering that reveal the subtleties and interplay among those elements often seen and felt in everyday encounters with our environment.” Breezy Winters created the Collector from paper mâché and old newspaper. “He embodies the pain that resides within, trying to deal with the overwhelming consequences of the collective indifference to all that is happening around me. Alone I feel powerless to make a difference, yet I futilely seek to create order amidst the chaos. This body of work is the result. “Meticulously crafted by collaging and sculpting with disposable packaging, I place my character in various staged scenes representing my internal anguish over environmental degradation.”
Sue Wilhelm has three works in this exhibit. “The watercolor, Natural Flow, is an example of my accustomed approach to painting. I was inspired by something in my life experience, the Dale Chihuly Glass Exhibit in Seattle in this case, and did a series of paintings based on combinations of images I took with my camera at the show and other natural objects that I encountered and admired while walking or hiking. This is the most straightforward of those paintings, the others having morphed into more purely abstract color and form explorations. I was honored that one of these pieces, Shadow Metamorphosis, was used as an inspirational image for our recent UUFCO mission statement reframing process.” Amy Wilhelm says process and production are a balance of technique and transcendent force. “I find the best way to tap into this transcendent force is through observation and genuine response. “These pieces are not actively proposing any answers to the issues that provoked them: abandonment, exploitation, and violence. They are manifestations of my distress with darkness, an experience of aggressive mark-making and form combined with vulnerable imagery. Printmaking provided me the opportunity to actively work into plates in frustration by physically distressing copper and linoleum. The textures of these marks transform when ink layers are added and they are run through the press. " Curtis Hudson makes books. The size varies greatly. “I take brand new leather and distress it, and distress it more, most often lots more, until it has ‘the feel.’ Each book is 100 pages of 140 Moulin de Roy watercolor paper hand stitched with Tiger Thread into the cover. The clasps vary in function, some pull and twist out and some are stationary with a leather strap to hold them and others are strap only. As we live in Bend, the wood clasps are Manzanita. Elizabeth Burger’s work is guided and shaped by materials she finds in her immediate environment. “Collecting materials in this way began in graduate school while living in an urban area. Deconstruction sites and scrap yards were fertile grounds. I combined these materials with clay, cement and wood to create numerous installations and outdoor sculptures. “Living now in a rural area I have become immersed in the natural world in a very personal way. I attempt to evoke the experiences, emotions and feelings that are attached to this particular landscape. This immersion has led to an intense awareness of the potential use of everything that lives and dies on the land. Using algae, seedpods, roots, reeds, pine needles, thorn bushes, milkweed, cattail fluff, bamboo and other natural materials, I have created a series of animal/plant hybrids and other work that is inspired by the repetition, systems and patterning in nature. " Oregon’s Only Arts Magazine Since 1995 | November 2016
All of the galleries/businesses listed in this section will be open CASCADE for First Friday Art Walk, from 5-8pm. (Red Chair is 5-9pm) See the CascadeAE App for map of galleries
Art in the Atrium at Franklin Crossing 550 NW Franklin Patricia MartinFreeman and Lloyd McMullen in Pentimento – Literally. Pentimento, from Italian, means the emergence in a finished artwork of earlier images that have been painted over. In their exhibition, Freeman-Martin and McMullen explore that effect, literally, by working over existing paintings: their own and each other’s. McMullen proposed the exploration of the concept for their joint exhibition after reading author Lillian Hellman’s autobiography, Pentimento. Freeman-Martin, whose art layers drawings and color creating a 3D effect, responded, “Literally, that is all my work ever is...,” and a theme was born. The artists exchanged existing works. The resultant new works combine paint, images, words, collage, found objects and numerous other items applied over the earlier works. For the show, McMullen traced literal stories from Ovid, T.S. Eliot, Shakespeare, Sylvia Plath and Lillian Hellman, among others. Her narrative pieces are all painted over existing paintings, including two by Freeman-Martin.
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Freeman-Martin notes that working over McMullen’s images “provided a wonderful opportunity to explore another imagery and narrative content. It was an exercise in trust and freedom as we discussed how to approach the emotional aspect of working over someone else’s painting.” The exchange also enabled her to work on a large scale (over McMullen’s paintings). The artists thus found that the previously painted work inspired new stories, images and concepts, influencing their respective styles. McMullen concludes, “Then, the viewer adds their own perspective or interpretive layer to the visual stories.” During First Friday, Noi Thai serves wine and appetizers and the Tommy Leroy Trio performs jazz. Billye Turner, art consultant (billyeturner@bendnet. com), organizes exhibitions for Franklin Crossing. A6 Studio & Gallery 550 SW Industrial Way, Ste. 180 541-330-8759, www.atelier6000.com The art, beauty and allure of Japan’s famed floating world comes to life in A6 Studio & Gallery’s 2016 major exhibit, Opening Japan: Three Centuries of Japanese Prints. More than two dozen Japanese woodblock prints feature subjects that tantalized the bourgeois of 17th, 18th and 19th century Japan: elegant courtesans, celebrated kabuki actors and far-flung destinations. Featuring master works by Hasui, Hiroshige, Yoshitoshi and others, Opening Japan celebrates the enduring beauty of Japanese prints.
Thru November 20. Admission to the exhibit is free; program costs vary. The exhibit is available during regular gallery hours: Monday-Friday 10-7pm, Saturday 10-6pm and Sunday 12-5pm. Cascade | Sotheby’s 821 NW Wall St. 541-549-4653, www.cascadesothebysrealty.com Featuring work from Artist MaryLea Harris, founder of Pink and Green Mama, an award winning arts and crafts website for caregivers of young children. MaryLea specializes in painting, mixed media, sculptural books and fiber arts. Join us to meet this exceptional artist and enjoy complimentary appetizers and wine. City Walls at City Hall 710 NW Wall St. www.bendoregon.gov/abc City Walls at City Hall, an arts initiative of the City of Bend Arts, Beautification and Culture Commission, exhibition featuring the works of artists from the Cascade Camera Club. The new exhibit showcases work of 18 local artists. The photography includes outdoor scenes from around Central Oregon. The Cascade Camera Club, serving Central Oregon, was established in 1947. The club is dedicated to stimulating interest in photography and improving the photographic skills of its members. Activities include educational programs and critiques of member images. The show opens at a public reception with the artists from 5-7pm on First Friday. Thru March 2017. COSAS NW 115 NW Minnesota Ave., 512-289-1284 Mexican folk art, Latin American textiles and David Marsh furniture.
Desperado Boutique Old Mill District 330 SW Powerhouse Dr. 541-749-9980 Featuring Bend artist Barbara Slater who is inspired by the “out west” way of life and cowboy culture with a touch of city glitz. Painting oils with energy and spirit, this artist’s pigmentation is rich and succulent, while her brushwork is bold and responsive. www.barbaraslater.com Douglas Fine Jewelry 920 NW Bond St., Ste. 106 541-389-2901, www.douglasjewelry.com Featuring original jewelry designed by award winning designers Steve & Elyse Douglas. Douglas Jewelry Design has the largest variety of Oregon Sunstone gemstone jewelry in the Northwest. EverBank 5 NW Minnesota Ave. Artwork by SageBrushers artists Gillian Burton, Dianne Esther, & Barbara Shannon. Feather’s Edge Finery 113 NW Minnesota Ave. 541-306-3162, www.thefeathersedge.com Our shop features functional, well crafted, handmade goods from Bend& beyond. We always have fun, new items featured for First Friday.
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Please Send First Friday Submissions to CASCADE Pamela@cascadebusnews.com no later than November 16 for the December issue.
Jeffrey Murray Photography 118 NW Minnesota Ave. 541-325-6225 www.jeffreymurrayphotography.com Jeffrey Murray Photography features American landscape and fine art images captured by Bend nature photographer, Jeffrey Murray. Visit and enjoy a visual adventure of illuminating light and captivating panoramas from scenes in Central Oregon and across North America. John Paul Designs Custom Jewelry + Signature Series 1006 NW Bond St. www.johnpauldesigns.com Specializing in unique, one-of-a-kind wedding and engagement rings in a variety of metals. Junque in Bloom 50 SE Scott Street SageBrushers artist Jennifer Starr. Karen Bandy Design Jeweler 25 NW Minnesota Ave., Ste. 5, 541-388-0155, www.karenbandy.com Tucked between Thump coffee and Alleda Real Estate, Karen Bandy is Central Oregon’s only national/international award-winning jewelry designer, specializing in custom design in downtown Bend since 1987. Her designs are bold, fun and always very wearable. They fit the Central Oregon lifestyle, are made for each individual personally, and are always one-of-a-kind. Bandy is also an abstract painter who is working on a new series called The Continuum. It speaks to life slowly evolving through time, nature, birth and death, but also how we try to box it up in a neat little package, containing it, veiling truths and forgetting the lessons of the wise ones before us. The subject matter and the physical process of working with paints speaks to this idea of ‘the continuum’ as Bandy works both transparently and opaquely, adding layers and scraping away, creating line and texture and revealing hidden messages and truths. Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 11:30am-5pm, First Fridays and by appointment at other times. Lubbesmeyer Studio & Gallery Old Mill District, second story loft, 541-330-0840, www.lubbesmeyer.com The Lubbesmeyer twins offer a range of work created in fiber and paint. Through the twins’ collaborative process, they distill literal imagery into vivid blocks of color and texture, creating an abstracted view of their surroundings. Working studio / gallery open Tuesday thru Saturday.
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Mary Medrano Gallery 25 NW Minnesota Ave #12 www.marymedrano.com Across from the Oxford Hotel. Contemporary art. Mockingbird Gallery 869 NW Wall St. 541-388-2107, www.mockingbird-gallery.com Annual Mockingbird A-Z, a group show with a wide range of subject matter. Featuring new paintings, bronze sculpture and mixed media from a number of the gallery artists. Artists are inspired by nature, wildlife, people and places. Each artist will utilize this opportunity to share their unique approach and individual inspiration with the public. Works on view include Mitch Baird, Eric Bowman, Jennifer Diehl, Dawn Emerson, Norma Holmes, Julee Hutchison, Fran Kievet, Eric Jacobsen, Ned Mueller, John Taft, Scott Switzer and Xiaogang Zhu. Oxford Hotel 10 NW Minnesota Ave. 541-382-8436 The lobby exhibition of acrylic paintings by Megan Phallon continues through November 21, the lobby remains open during all hours. The Oxford Hotel welcomes the Holiday Season presenting Susan Busik’s vivid and polychromatic acrylic paintings opening November 23 and continuing through the New Year celebration, closing January 2. The artist will be present at the champagne opening on First Friday, December 2 from 5:30–7:30pm. Busik’s whimsical and bold paintings celebrate her Latina heritage. Her over-scale images of Madonna’s, hummingbirds, forests with full moons and boldly hued dahlias, Mexico’s national flower, are a tribute to the magic realism of Mexican folk art. Her early artistic career featured abstract compositions but her focus shifted in her forties when she learned of her ancestry. Adopted as a child, the artist knew nothing of her heritage but learning of her birth mother’s Mexican origins, she sought to connect to those roots with the surrealistic images and brilliant color of
traditional Mexican folk art. With her newfound passion, Busik painstakingly taught herself the complexity of the folk art’s design and color. The process yielded a fearless painter, connected joyously to her past. Billye Turner, art consultant, coordinates the Oxford Hotel exhibition schedule with information at firstname.lastname@example.org. Pave Jewelry 101 NW Minnesota Ave. SageBrushers artists during November. Come join us for a view of Central Oregon from an art perspective. Red Chair Gallery 103 NW Oregon Ave., 541-306-3176 www.redchairgallerybend.com Featuring three local artists. Will Nash, of Nashwood, has the unique background of working in a variety of disciplines ranging from home-building to furniture and from architectural details to acoustic instruments. Though his interests are varied his dedication to craftsmanship and fine woodworking remain. He is influenced by Sam Maloof, George Nakashima, among others, but it is the creative work, born of necessity and the moment, that is his greatest inspiration. Joren Traveller is inspired by the whimsy, elegance and grandeur of nature and seesaws back and forth between these to create her sculptures in bronze and ceramic well as in her drawings and paintings. Sculpture is her favorite medium and one she finds therapeutic both mentally and physically. Janice Rhodes is an encaustic artist with a realistic approach. Because encaustics (melted beeswax, resin and pigment) have to be manipulated with a heat gun or propane torch, realism is a challenge to an artist in this medium. But Janice finds this centuries-old method of painting always rewarding with its texture, luminosity and brilliance. Sage Custom Framing and Gallery 834 NW Brooks St. 541-382-5884, www.sageframing-gallery.com Featured artist for November - Ron Raasch - Mixed Media. A retired architect and rancher living in Powell Butte for the last 31 years and counting. His work is diverse in subject matter and medium. There is something for everyone in this offering. Sizes range from miniatures to large paintings of historical subjects and landscapes found in Central Oregon and beyond. Collectors of Ron's art include Robert's Field Redmond,
Facebook and many private collectors. A political cartoonist for 11 years for the Central Oregonian, remnants of his jovial side still find their way into his work. Warning, viewing may cause uncontrollable smiles. Live music will be provided during First Friday reception. Townshend’s Bend Teahouse 835 NW Bond Street Carissa Glenn, 541-312-2001, Carissa@Townshendstea.com Artist Charlene Santucci Mountains and Mysteries. Surrounded by working artists her entire life, acrylic painter, Charlene Santucci, an elementary art teacher comes f rom a family with several generations of artists and teachers. Along with studying fine art in college and graduate school, she has travelled to more than 20 countries with performing arts teams. Tumalo Art Company Old Mill District www.tumaloartco.com, 541-385-9144 Features Janice Druian. Believing that studying one or two places intently improves the artist’s eye, Janice Druian has focused on two areas—Grey Butte/ Smith Rock at different times of day and all seasons, and the dramatic landscape and clouds around Summer Lake, in her new series of beautiful paintings. An award winning oil painter who is a frequent invitee to prestigious plein air events, Janice is best known for creating landscapes that capture the beauty of the isolated parts of Oregon, Arizona, Idaho, Wyoming, California and other western locations. "Surrounded by the vast horizons, tumultuous skies and soul replenishing solitude of the remote west, I am compelled to paint.” She continues to honor the long tradition of western landscape painting through her work. The Wine Shop 55 NW Minnesota Ave. SageBrushers artists Sandra Carron Oregon’s Only Arts Magazine Since 1995 | November 2016
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Bend Senior Center 1600 SE Reed Market Rd. Artwork by SageBrushers Art Society artists. Blue Spruce Pottery 20591 Dorchester E., 541-382-0197, www.bluesprucepottery.com Annual Holiday Open House Saturday, November 19 and Sunday, November 20, 10am–4 pm. There will be Raku firing and wheel throwing demonstrations, plus all pottery will be 20 percent off both days. Michael Gwinup, well known for his decorative vases, lamps and wall art, will be firing his Raku pottery. Raku is a dynamic process where each piece is fired to a temperature of 1800 degrees. It is then pulled out of the kiln and placed in a bed of sawdust, and after a few minutes, cooled rapidly with water. The sawdust brings out beautiful metallic lusters in the glaze, while the rapid colling creates the crackle patterns typical of Raku. Patrick Woodman will be demonstrating wheel throwing. Patrick has been a potter at Blue Spruce for the past 12 years and makes a majority of their functional stoneware. The studio will be open each Friday and Saturday through December 2, 10am–4 pm, closed Christmas Eve. Broken Top Club 62000 Broken Top Drive 541-383-8200 Another exhibit by High Desert Art League Members is in the Great Room at Broken Top Club. Two artists share their diverse styles with oils on canvas - Barbara Slater's expressive animals and David Kinker’s colorful landscapes. These artists’ works are featured thru November 17. www.highdesertartleague.com Circle of Friends Art & Academy 19889 Eighth St. www.CircleOfFriendsArt.com, 541-706-9025 Winter Flurries juried exhibition. December 2–24. Central Oregon Community College Gallery of the Pinckney Center for the Arts in Pence Hall, Bend Campus. 541-383-7511. Central Oregon Community College’s Fine Arts and Communication department is hosting You Begin with Drawing, a series of one-person drawing exhibitions and artist talks on the role that drawing plays in the development of their work. November 3-30 Christian Brown, Opening reception and talk November 3, 4:306:30pm. A graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, Brown exhibits his paintings, sculptures, drawings, and mixed media installations, and has written and illustrated two books, 13 Riddles, 13 Rhymes and I Speak in Frogs and Fish. Brown’s exhibited work varies from watercolors and ink on paper to mixed media sculptures of human heads. The gallery is open 11am-5pm Monday through Friday and last Saturday from noon to 5pm. Des Chutes Historical Museum 129 NW Idaho Ave., www.deschuteshistory.org, 541-389-1813 Winter Comes: Oregon’s Nordic Ski History exhibit details the strong influence of the Scandinavian culture that pushed Central Oregon to the forefront of Nordic skiing in the early 1920s. The 1,200 square foot, interactive exhibit features oral histories from sons and daughters of ski pioneers, the history of Nordic skiing, as well as reproductions of past skiing equipment and clothing to current technology. Thru November. DeWilde Art & Glass 321 SW Powerhouse, 541-419-3337. Mon.-Fri. 10am-5pm Handmade stained glass windows, doors and hanging works of art. Eastlake Framing 1335 NW Galveston Ave. 541-389-3770, www.eastlakeframing.com Dive underwater with two local underwater photographers. From rainbow trout to deep sea anemones, dive into the world of underwater photography with local photographers George Jolokai and Patrick Windsor. Reception November 4. Exhibit Thru December. High Desert Museum 59800 S Hwy. 97 www.highdesertmuseum.org, The Buzzsaw Sharks of Long Ago,
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featuring the artwork of Ray Troll. This exhibit has something for the whole family, and combines science, art and humor to explore an ancient predator, the Helicoprion or buzzsaw shark, that lurked in oceans that once covered parts of the west and southwest over 250 million years ago. Thru April 2017. Exhibition featuring a collection of 47 works by Ansel Adams (1902-1984). These photographs represent about two-thirds of a selection Adams made late in his life to serve as a succinct representation of his life's work. Called The Museum Set, these works reveal the importance Adams placed on the drama and splendor of nautral environments that might not, to the ordinary passing hiker, have revealed their secrets. Thru January 8, 2017. Smokejumpers: Firefighters from the Sky thru February 12, 2017. Looking Glass Imports & Café 150 NE Bend River Mall Dr. # 260 541-225-5775, www.LookingGlassImportsandCafe.com Fall Colors featuring artists and photographers from throughout Central Oregon. Thru December 2. Looking Glass Imports & Cafe offers 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. Old Ironworks 50 Scott Street, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.theworkhousebend.com Sparrow Bakery, Stuart's of Bend, The Workhouse, Cindercone Clay Center, The Cube and Cement Elegance. SSpecial Last Saturday, November 26, 6-10pm. Partners in Care Arts & Care Gallery 2075 NE Wyatt Court, Marlene Moore Alexander, 541-382-3950 Featuring photography by Patricia Oertley and jewelry by Marianne Prodehl. 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 Affordable Art Show. It’s a BIG BLOW-OUT SALE with EVERYTHING $50 or less! Thru December. St. Charles Medical Center - Bend 2500 NE Neff Rd., 541-382-4321, www.scmc.org, email@example.com The talented group of artists of the High Desert Art League has a multi-faceted array of artwork featured at Bend’s St. Charles Medical Center thru December. This group of professional artists creates artwork that spans a wide variety of media and subjects. All of these artists create paintings that are inspired by nature. MaryLea Harris paints acrylic abstracts on canvas and Vivian Olsen specializes in watercolor portraits of wild animals. Barbara Slater and Joren Traveller use oils to paint both animals and landscapes, and Janice Rhodes works with wax-based Encaustics. The Wild’s 30 SW Century Dr. #120 Solo exhibit by Lisa Marie Sipe. November 2 - December 31. Opening reception Thursday, December 1, 4-6 pm Hot wax and vibrant color heat up The Wild’s where local artist Lisa Marie Sipe shows her encaustic monotypes. Unitarian Universalist Church 61980 Skyline Ranch Road. Linus Pauling Gallery Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon introduces the lovely exhibit space within currently featuring the works On Paper of 10 artists including Amy Wilhelm, Breezy Winters, Curtis Hudson, Elizabeth Burger, Helen Brown, Janie McMahon, Michelle Lundblom, Robyn Cochrane-Raglan, Sue Wilhelm and Toni Morris.
Layor Art + Supply New Art Retailer & Gallery Opens
ayor Art + Supply has opened their doors next to Patagonia and across the street from Silverado at 1000 Wall St. in Bend. Here, you will find an assortment of premium art supplies as well as a gallery featuring work from local artists. In the near future, patrons can look forward to a variety of art classes and community art events. “I believe that every town should have a dedicated art store,” said Lacey Morris, the founder of Layor. “It’s a place to be inspired, where people in the community can talk about all things art. I wanted to include a gallery, but I like to think of it more as a Community Art Wall. I’m not interested in taking huge commissions, I just want artists to feel excited about showcasing their work here.” Along with a sense of community for artists in Bend, patrons of Layor
LAYOR IS A CREATIVE ENVIRONMENT WHERE QUALITY ART SUPPLIES ARE ACCESSIBLE, AND THE LOCAL COMMUNITY IS INSPIRED TO LIVE ART ~ Lacey Morris, Founder
THE ARTS Art + Supply can find all sorts of basic and high-end supplies. The unique assortment of art supplies includes fine art paint, aerosols, clays, pastels, drawing supplies, photography supplies,children’s art supplies and much more. Layor Art + Supply is a brand new local retailer in Bend, carrying premium art supplies at affordable prices, offering classes and community events and showcasing the work of local Bend artists. Established in 2016 Layor is derived from the two states the founders, Lacey and Paul call home – Louisiana and Oregon. Artist owned and operated, Layor stocks premium art materials in addition to serving as a gallery space for rotating original artwork. Art + Supply 1000 NW Wall St #110, 541-322-0421 firstname.lastname@example.org www.layorart.com
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(L-R) Polar Bear by Sue Dougherty, Jewelry by Anna McDonald, Owl by Christine Crosby, Woodworking by Paul Bianchina, Silly Dogs by Cheryl Chapman, Animal Painting by Kristin Shield, Ornaments by Wendy Scholz, Owl Painting by Sarah Hansen,Woven Baskets by Robin Fallon, Fleece Toys by Kristin Wolter and Goat Soap by Stephanie Morris
upporting the Humane Society of Central Oregon (HSCO), Dr. Sue Dougherty, a local vet and owner of Bend Veterinary Specialties, put together a group of local artists and craftspeople last year to do a holiday art sale with all of the artists donating part of their sales to HSCO. Dr. Dougherty, a wildlife photographer, named the event the Holiday Tails Art Fair held this year at the Bend Outlet Mall on December 10 and 11. “As a veterinary internal medicine specialist I see and care for a wide cross section of the dogs and cats in Bend,” shares Dr. Dougherty. “The Humane Society of Central Oregon is a gem of an organization and the people of Bend love and support it. As veterinarians at Bend Veterinary Specialists we do work with the HSCO regularly and support their mission to do the best for the animals in their charge. I have been a spokesperson for Measure 100 Save Endangered Animals Oregon on the ballot in November. “Holiday Tails was put together to support HSCO and to showcase the many amazing local artists with a deep love for animals and nature in our community.” Artists donating to the fair are:
Sue Dougherty Primarily Wildlife and Nature photography, for this show Dougherty is accenting winter scenes from snowy owls to polar bears and many other local and far away images from bluebirds to elephants. Cards artistically tied with raffia or leather and beads or charms are inspirational photocard sets, great for gifts and for special notes. Christine Crosby Fine art photographer specializing in wildlife and nature photography, as well as custom pet portraits. “I love all things in the natural world and hope to inspire others through my imagery both to protect the beautiful world we live in and to help create lasting and important memories to be cherished." Paul Bianchina “I have always loved the look and feel of natural wood, and have worked with it most of my life in many different ways. Currently, all of my work is done either on the lathe or as free-sculpted pieces, including everything from miniature birdhouses to one-of-a-kind cribbage boards and candle holders. I’ve discovered a real passion for working with western juniper from the High Desert. This delightfully quirky
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wood has an incredibly rich palette of colors and unusual flowing grain patterns which I truly appreciate!” Cheryl Chapman Whimsical hand painted fused glass bowls, platters, tiles, ornaments and magnets. Wendy Scholz Unique wood-cut ornaments, stained glass home decorations and pop-up greeting cards. Everything designed and handmade by Wendy. Robin Fallon Homemade jams and pickles. Fabric wrapped cord sewn into various shaped baskets and hot pads. Stephanie Morris Handmade soaps "are made with goat milk from our small farm in Bend. We raise Nubians and Saanens that milk enough to feed their ‘kids,’ our family and the majority of our milk goes to help raise other baby animals in Central Oregon that are without their mother and the extra we freeze to make soap! Our soap is made with saponified organic olive, coconut and avocado oils and essential or fragrance oils. We cold process our soap so it take up to four to six weeks to cure a bar.” Kristin Shields “I work in many different media from textiles to mixed media art,
often with an animal theme. I plan to bring small art quilts, acrylic and mixed media paintings, Christmas ornaments and greeting cards printed from my art.” Sarah Hansen Sarah paints a wide array of subjects, concentrating on images from regional and travels abroad, that establish a connection with her viewers. “I tend to focus not on painting perfection, but instead on illustrating flaws, mars, scribbles and textures of life. Out of a chaotic surface, unique beauty emerges. The textures and flaws become colors, patterns and marks layered and rich with meaning. Through my work, I hope to connect to each other and acknowledge that each of us is uniquely layered and beautiful, not in spite of our flaws, but because of them.” Anna McDonald Bee Golden Jewelry tells unique story’s between precious metals, gemstones and the simplicity of this beautiful life. Kristin Wolter Kristin makes a wide arrangement of colorful, braided or knotted fleece dog toys. Ranging from rough and tough, to soft and floppy, these tug toys are an easy stocking stuffer for your dog!
Holiday Show Features SUNRIVER Two Local Artists
uring the holidays, two local artists will exhibit their work at the Sunriver Area Library. Donna Rice creates amazing fabric wall art, while Greg Cotton works in wood to produce beautiful, yet practical pieces. Visit the library during this three-month show November 1 – January 28 and consider purchasing a unique gift for someone on your holiday list. The library is open Tuesday through Saturday. Greg Cotton Woodworking Greg is a retired math teacher and track/cross country coach. As a geometry teacher for many years, he is intrigued by angles and the many different designs created when joining them together. A long time fan of M. C.
Escher and his three-dimensional drawings, Greg often taught his students how to draw Escher’s interlocking figures or tessellations. Greg loves the problem solving and logistics necessary to create a project in wood. He will spend many days visualizing and planning out the building process of the project before making the first cut. Greg and his wife, Nancy, live in Sunriver and enjoy many outdoor activities including golfing, RVing, and fly fishing. You may have seen his artwork displayed at the Artists’ Gallery Sunriver, the Sunriver Art Faire or the Traditions Holiday Marketplace in Sunriver.
Donna Rice Fabric Art As a child Donna was inspired by her grandmother’s and her mother’s talent for knitting, sewing and hand/ machine work. To this day, Donna keeps returning to fiber as a touchstone. Her artistic journey has taken her from sewing bed quilts to creating enjoyable, meaningful and interesting fiber art. The creative process is what Donna enjoys the most and her work has been recognized by awards at local, and regional competitions.
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Annual Traditions Celebration Returns to Sunriver Resort Lodge Betty Gray Gallery
he Sunriver Resort Lodge Betty Gray Gallery joins the annual Traditions celebration with Natural and Whimiscal Creatures featuring Barbara Slater in the upper gallery and Karen Bandy in the lower gallery. The exhibit opens the gallery winter quarter on November 22 through February 24, 2017. Bandy, an artist since childhood, studied at the University of Oregon exploring drawing, painting, sculpture and design. Then in Portland, she created a career in jewelry design but upon moving to Bend in 1987, began a second in painting. “The natural beauty of the sage and juniper, pines and bitterbrush as well as seeing and being seen by animals great and small,” inspired the artist’s acrylic paintings of cottontails in soft pastel hues and gnatcatchers in vivid blue and red. The whimsy and gentleness of the creatures, as conveyed through her art, reveal the magical high desert’s influence not only on her paintings but her spirit. Slater’s oil paintings in the upper gallery (second floor) exemplify her devotion to barnyard animals. The artist shows elegant roosters, soulful cows, playful goats and a barnyard full of endearing and realistic animals. Her affection for and skillful grasp of their natures manifests in her subject’s expressive eyes and her painstakingly accurate imagery. An art minor at Utah State University and a gifted painter with over 40 years of painting in oil, the artist continues to stretch her technique - “to attract the muse.” Her work has appeared in numerous exhibitions including the prestigious Richard Schmid Art Auction in Fort Collins, Colorado. Juried into four consecutive shows beginning in 2008, the 2011 event also featured her artwork in the live auction. The fall quarter exhibition, Fall in the High Desert, featuring landscapes in seasonal hues painted in realistic, expressionistic and abstract genres, now extends through November 17, 2016. Exhibiting artists include JM Brodrick, Joanne Donaca, Mary Rollins and Gary Vincent. Sunriver Resort welcomes the public to these exhibitions and to the Traditions celebration commencing with the Grand Illumination on Friday, November 27. Billye Turner, art consultant and gallery curator, provides additional exhibition information at 541-382-9398 or email@example.com. Betty Gray Gallery, Sunriver Resort 1 Center Dr. Sunriver
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Beautiful Colors of the Season at the Artists’ Gallery Sunriver
all doesn’t have a lock on all of the beautiful colors of the season. At the Artists’ Gallery Sunriver, color will glow in the windows by catching the brilliance from featured glass art that is positioned there. You have only to walk by the gallery to enjoy, but it is so much better if you come inside. A really good time to visit would be the Second Saturday Celebration on Saturday, November 12 from 4-6pm. Be prepared to enjoy not only conversation with the resident artists, but have a glass of wine, beer or soda and a bit of something to eat. Glass fusion artist, Marily Badger, has provided a new method for displaying her many art pieces by utilizing custom metal stands. The glass arts fits seamlessly into the metal stands to make a beautiful way to optimize a light source to show off the pieces. Badger’s subject matter has enlarged from her whimsical Hawaiian themed pieces to include some unique nature scenes. The process used by the artist is called kiln casting. Glass casting is the process in which glass objects are cast by directing molten glass into a mold where the glass solidifies. This technique has been used since the Egyptian period. Modern cast glass is formed by a variety of processes such as kiln casting – casting into sand, graphite or metal molds. Some of the artist’s pieces have over 100 hours of slow and careful time in the kiln mostly during the slump phase. One of Badger’s featured pieces is 17 x 18” and called Dragon Fly Mist”It was hand cast with hand cut pieces on a streaky, fully fused piece of glass. Stained glass artist, Becky Henson, is new to the gallery this year. Already her beautiful pieces are a favorite. The artist uses more traditional techniques to produce pieces with a modern flare. Central Oregon is an obvious inspiration seen many of her pieces- especially her circular piece called Three Sisters. As with the incredible lighting and views of Central Oregon, no two pieces of the artist’s work are the same. Some pieces evoke a strong sense of quilting with the play of shape, pattern and color that is so attractive on fabric it lends itself beautifully to glass jewel tones. Most recently Henson has created windows with secondhand items such as bevels from old lamps or old window frames, giving the glass a wonderful new interpretation. Artists’ Gallery Sunriver 57100 Beaver Dr., 541-593-2127 or 541-593-8274 www.artistsgallerysunriver.com
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SISTERS EXHIBITS Journeys Art Quilters of Central Oregon present 14 original quilts are inspired by a poem, Come to the Edge by Christopher Logue. Artist reception October 28 from 5-7pm. Thru November16. Journeys Art Quilt group members are Catherine Beard of Eugene, Helen Brisson, Betty Gientke, Donna Rice, Martha Sanders and Jan Tetzlaff of Bend, Judy Beaver, June Jaeger, Jean Wells Keenan of Sisters, Tonye Phillips, Marion Shimoda of Camp Sherman, Charlene Kenny, Mary Stiewig of Redmond, and Sheila Finzer of Terrebonne.
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 November 25, 4-7pm.
Clearwater Art Gallery
303 West Hood 541-549-4994 www.theclearwatergallery.com Fourth Friday Art Stroll November 25, 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 Artists, thru November 21: jeweler & painter Sharon Reed and watercolor artist Sarah Hansen. Reed designs unique combinations of textured sterling with stones she's collected all over the world; she will also exhibit her abstract paintings. Hansen focuses not on painting perfection, but instead on illustrating the flaws, mars, scribbles, and textures of life. Featured, November 22 – December 31: Small Wonders Exhibit. Gallery artist share small format works of all media, inviting art collectors to give the gift of art. Reception on Fourth Friday Art Stroll, November 25, 447pm, live music and refreshments, free and open to the public. Heart of Oregon Benefit Concert, November 17, 6:30pm with songwriter-musicians Melanie Rose Dyer & Daniel Cooper and special guest fiddler Bob Baker. Music will range from an original blend of Americana blues to folk rock,
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with storytelling and fun. Suggested donation at the door: $10. Food and Drink available, donations accepted. All proceeds benefit the Heart of Oregon Corp and Youth Build.
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.
221 West Cascade Ave. 541-549-9388 Ongoing exhibit, jewelry by Mary Jo Weiss.
Jill’s Wild (tasteful!) Women Showroom
207 N Fir St 541-617-6078 Artwork, cards, giftware and ceramics.
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 November 25, 4-7pm.
Sisters Gallery and Frame Shop
252 W Hood Ave. 541-549-9552 www.sistersgallery.com Gallery open 11am-5pm daily, except Sunday 12-5pm. Wildlife photographer, Doug Beall.
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
243 N Elm St. 541-549-3287 www.theporch-sisters.com Featuring Casey Gardner’s acrylic paintings.
Elm & Hood Ave. 541 549-1529 Featuring the incomparable work of Lynn Rothan and 20 assorted artists, most local Central Oregon.
331 W Cascade St. 541-549-6061, www.stitchinpost.com Twigs proudly announces a show provided by the Central Oregon Textile Artists Collective during December, featuring local fiber artists & Stitchin¹ Post employees. There will be work as unique and individual as each artist. Opening night will be Friday, November 25, 4-7pm. We invite you to meet the artists, as well enjoy catered refreshments. (Plan some extra time to enjoy the Sisters art stroll before the Christmas tree lighting ceremony at Fir Street Park!)
THRIVING SISTERS ART COMMUNITY
(CONTINUED FROM PAGE 13) making Hood Avenue an arts district, is quick to recognize the strong collaborative spirit in Sisters. Brockway also a partner at Hood Avenue, is an accomplished illustrator, product designer, painter and potter. She notes, “I have never seen a community that loves its children more than the town of Sisters. Their collective vision is to help each other, share tools and knowledge freely. A place with an open heart and deep compassion. Using art as a way to express both happiness and grief…[it] can be more valuable than years of counseling.” Kelley Salber, a local book artist remarks, “I find the Sister’s community to be very cohesive— all working toward a bigger picture, a common goal of bringing greater exposure to our local region...to discover our uniqueness and excellence in our expression.” That collaborative spirit is shown in the way that Hood Avenue Art Gallery operates almost as a cooperative, a gallery where the owners have an equal say in the vision of the space. JoAnn Burgess, a fellow partner and landscape/plein air pastel artist,
reveals, “We share the workload of the business side of the gallery and [in return] have the opportunity to show and sell our art.” That kind of artistic freedom can be rare in an ever evolving society where artists feel the pressure to mass produce whatever sells. Reflecting on the unique sellers environment in Sisters, Brockway adds, “We wanted a place that we could try to develop our art instead of mass producing what we already knew [that sold]. We saw a greater vision, to help bring the artists and galleries together, raising each other up.” Sisters may then be the ideal setting for propping up artists. With its unique location at the foot of the mountains and the gateway to the High Desert, the rolling summer tourist season yields those willing to spend in order to bring mementos back from Central Oregon. A unique reminder of their visit in the paintings, pottery, jewelry or other artworks made available by these creative artists who are able to serve these demands. Again, Katherine Taylor reflects, “I believe that good art requires keen observation and it’s my
understanding that everyone’s truth is different. So naturally, my art is not going to be for everybody, but it does have to be for me, at least during the process of producing it. After that, I don’t own it anymore.” She describes the relationship between the artist and the buyer in this way “The finished canvas is always content just to sit and wait patiently until its new owner comes along, someone who sees it and is startled by how much of their own truth has been seen and depicted in paint. Then, they gratefully take the painting home. That how it works. Art collecting is all about the resonance.” Such is the perfect marriage between the artist and the art appreciator, found quite often in this thriving and artisanal community, that is only growing. “It’s exhilarating to see Sisters grow into a dedicated art community,” Taylor says,” It can only become better.” And so it seems this small, western town is cueing up for even grander things. The creative energy doesn’t seem to be yielding and that’s a very good thing.
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Local Designers Bend Fashion Quarterly Supports our local creatives in wearable art. Please shop local this holiday season. Watch website for local designer list. www.bendfashionquarterly.com
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Redmond Library Art Exhibition
hrough December, The Redmond Library will be hosting an intriguing array of art forms created by Central Oregon artists.
oil painting. His lively and creatively framed
landscapes are a testament to deepening the joys and excitement of life after 65.
Linda Swindle will be showing her wearable art. Swindle creates through the process of wet Nuno felting. She uses silk, rayon, cotton, wool and fine Merino wool fibers to fuse them together. Each garment is unique and one of a kind.
Katie Harris works in brightly colored fused glass making decorative and functional pieces as well as creating unique jewelry. Maya Johnson fashions wire wrapped button rings using repurposed materials.
Valerie Smith drew her first horse at the age of five and hasn’t stopped drawing since. Her objective is to present the horse as a majestic, dynamic animal. Her art is not just a presentation of the horse, it is a celebration!
In the Silent Reading Room a solo show by Mary Knapp features original paintings. Her style embraces both primitive and abstract styles
After retiring from his career as director of education for the Oregon State Department, Jim Goddard continued his passion for learning by taking up
Redmond Library 827 SW Deschutes Ave www.redmondfol.org
World Class Acts Come to Redmond
Kristina Reiko Cooper
new holiday show.
he Redmond Community C o n c e r t Association (RCCA), is in its 33rd year and has an all astounding cast of players for this years musical season. The series, which runs to April, consists of five performances and covers various genres including Broadway, Zydeco, light classical, a’cappella and a
The season continues into early December with Two On Tap, from Broadway, who will entertain the audience with a holiday show of song and dance. In February, Kristina Reiko Cooper graces the stage in Redmond. An internationally-acclaimed cellist she will perform both classical and contemporary music along with her pianist and percussionist. In March, an a’cappella group, Women of the World, will perform original and folk music from around the world bringing the message of unity. The season ends on April
23 with Tom Rigney and Flambeau, a group of five m u s i c i a n s , performing fiery Cajun and Zydeco music along with beautiful ballads and waltzes. All performances are held on Sundays in the Performing Arts Theatre at Ridgeview High School in Redmond at 2 and 6:30pm.
Women of the World
“Although we have a large number of subscribers outside of Redmond, it’s surprising to me that many folks in Central Oregon are not familiar with our organization and the high-caliber of music we present at a very affordable cost,” stated Jay Jantzen, RCCA president. Each year RCCA has over 1,200 subscribers, most of whom renew year after year. 541-350-7222, www.redmondcca.org Oregon’s Only Arts Magazine Since 1995 | November 2016
CENTRAL OREGON EXHIBITS MADRAS / WARM SPRINGS Art Adventure Gallery 185 SW Fifth St. 541-475-7701. www.artadventuregallery.com Featuring paintings and fabric art by Ronald Bunch. Opening reception Thursday, November 3, from 5:30-7pm. The Museum at Warm Springs 2189 U.S. 26, 541-553-3331, www.museumatwarmsprings.org Annual Warm Springs Tribal Youth Art Exhibits opens January 28-April 2, 2017.
PRINEVILLE 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. Galerie Roger 727 NW Third Street, Prineville, 541-815-9857 November 11 Prineville businesses host the widely acclaimed Art Crawl. Displaying the work of 40+ artists including woodwork, photography, jewelry, watercolors, acrylics, art deco furniture and handmade scarves. Open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.
REDMOND/TERREBONNE The Art of Alfred A. Dolezal Eagle Crest Resort 541-526-1185 www.alfreddolezal.com, email@example.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 thoughtprovoking imagery and evocative symbolism, they are much more than a painting. Juniper Brewing Company 1950 SW Badger Ave. #103 firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-233-7300 Pastel Artist Michelle Oberg and Jennifer Ware-Kempcke invite you to view their new show of recently completed paintings. Whether in plein air or in the studio, the subject is usually the gorgeous State of Oregon. From the coast to the eastern desert, they try to show their point of view as artists may be just a little different from most people. If you love Central Oregon as much as they do, you won't want to miss their unique take on this place we call home. Enjoy the art and another Central Oregon favorite - a great beer. Call Juniper for operating hours.
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\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. Redmond Library 827 SW Deschutes Ave. www.redmondfol.org, lindab@dpls. lib.or.us Thru December, The Redmond Library will be hosting an intriguing array of art forms created by Central Oregon artists. Linda Swindle will be showing her wearable art. Swindle creates through the process of wet Nuno felting. She uses silk, rayon, cotton, wool and fine Merino wool fibers to fuse them together. Each garment is unique and one of a kind. Valerie Smith drew her first horse at the age of five and hasn’t stopped drawing since. Her objective is to present the horse as a majestic, dynamic animal. Her art is not just a presentation of the horse, it is a celebration! After retiring from his career as director of education for the Oregon State Department, Jim Goddard continued his passion for learning by taking up oil painting. His lively and creatively framed landscapes are a testament to deepening the joys and excitement of life after 65. Katie Harris works in brightly colored fused glass making decorative and functional pieces as well as creating unique jewelry. Maya Johnson fashions wire wrapped button rings using repurposed materials. In the Silent Reading Room a solo show by Mary Knapp features original paintings. Her style embraces both primitive and abstract styles. Redmond Third Friday Stroll 541-923-5191 or email@example.com November 18 – 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. Redmond Senior Center 325 NW Dogwood Ave. 541-548-6325, firstname.lastname@example.org Gillian Burton, multimedia artist. Born in England to artistic parents, she has always been creative, painting the things she love, a reflection of her life. Her work is fluid and loose and demonstrates her love of shape and design. She exhibits throughout Central Oregon and is the recipient of several awards. School House Produce 1430 SW Highland Ave., 541- 504-7112, www.schoolhouseproduce.com Great photos by SageBrushers artist Susan Whitney. St. Charles Hospital- Redmond 1253 NW Canal Blvd., 541-548-8131, email@example.com. Eleven new artists plus local established artists for a total of 81 pieces on second floor, then another 30 on first floor. Fabulous art, photography and mixed media.
Currents • Bend’s Best Outside Dining
Newly Refurbished Restaurant Amazingly Pleasing
by LINDEN GROSS, One Stop Writing Shop the thigh and drumstick done confit-style (i.e. slowly poached in its own rendered fat) and the breast seared on a flattop. I wish the skin had been a little crispier and the breast a little rarer, but the meat was succulent and not masked with a heavy, sickly-sweet sauce. “I spent years hunting duck,” Sous-Chef Bryan TK said when he visited our table. “If done right, it doesn’t need a lot of assistance.” I tasted the Northwest Seafood Stew, which proved to be an extravaganza of salmon, clams, prawns, halibut, calamari and scallops. The dish sounds like Cioppino, but has a lighter, saffron-infused tomato broth. Delicious. I wasn’t the one to actually order my favorite dish of the evening—the New York strip. But when a juicy steak tastes like it’s been charbroiled on an outside grill, who can blame a girl for helping herself?
re you the kind who loves to dine al fresco—whether in the sun or under a toasty heat lamp? If you answered yes, then you owe it to yourself to check out Currents, the Riverhouse on the Deschutes’ newly renamed and revamped restaurant.
Lovely grilled vegetables, acorn squash and decadent crème fraiche mashed potatoes accompanied our meals. Kudos on that front. We finished up with a shared flight of shot-glass desserts. What a great idea! We each got a couple of tiny tastes of key lime pie with coconut, two kinds of cheesecake and a chocolate mousse brownie. As good as those were, next time I’m trying the peach-bourbon shake—even if I am sitting outside under a heat lamp in my parka.
If you ever went to Crossings, the old incarnation, just wipe that from your mind. The only thing the totally renovated Currents has in common with its predecessor is the fact that it’s perched on the banks of the Deschutes River, just abovea set of wonderfully noisy rapids. My two friends and I sat at our river-side table just as the sun was setting. Within minutes, we were sipping cocktails in front of a dancing flame emanating from our fire table. Why don’t I come here more often? I asked myself. I would have the same thought several times that evening. Our meal kicked off with a wedge of savory, blue cheese, New York-style cheesecake in a polenta crust. Think creamy fluff with an undercurrent (pun intended) of blue cheese schmeared on charred slices of baguette. Did I mention the roasted heads of garlic, the chutney and the balsamic reduction drizzle? Come on! The cheesecake proved to be a hard act to follow. The steamed clams with chorizo were tender and tasty, but the broth lacked that wow factor. Although the salads sounded good—especially the roasted beet and quinoa salad with goat cheese and the traditional wedge salad—we moved directly to the entrees. I was sorely tempted by the Australian Wagyu tomahawk chop special, but two pounds of beef, even split two to three ways, just sounded daunting. Next time. I opted for one of the other specials, half a duck cooked two ways—
Currents - Riverhouse on the Deschutes 3075 Hwy. 97 Business, Bend 541-389-8810, www.currentsbend.com Breakfast: Monday – Friday 6am-11am Brunch: Saturday – Sunday 7am-2pm Lunch: Monday – Friday 11am-2pm Dinner: Daily 5-9pm
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It's All in the Pipes
Profiling Greg Byers
is email tag says it all. Trumpet Greg, as in Greg Byers, has built a life driven by his desire to play music. At age 11, the Bend native and student of music teacher Mrs. Brosterhous, bought his first horn with money earned delivering newspapers. By high school, inspired by The Tijuana Brass, the teenager had launched The Lonely Bulls dance band, playing professionally at local lodges and even the state fair. As a senior he was chosen to participate in America’s Youth in Concert Band and played at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center and in five European countries. It was 1973 when Byers enrolled at COCC and took his first serious trumpet lessons from Jerry Yahna, the conductor of the newly formed Central Oregon Symphony. At 18, Byers became first chair trumpet of the Symphony and recalls that “… it was a very small orchestra, more like a chamber group, with many college-age musicians.” 1975 brought a new venue for Byers - the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Band in Cherry Point, North Carolina, where he continued to hone his trumpet skills at the Armed Forces School of Music in Norfolk.
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After the Marines, Byers stayed in North Carolina for 22 years doing “every kind of horrible job” he had to do to support his music. Only this time the music was electric bass and his tenor voice doing rock and country music. When Byers returned to Bend in 1996 he picked up his trumpet again. He was recording horn arrangements for Mark Kershner. Before long he was playing with the Cascade Brass, where he met Central Oregon Symphony (COS) trumpet chair Jeff Briggs. It was Briggs who brought him back into the Symphony as an extra for horn-heavy pieces like the T-Bone Concerto and Pines of Rome. One of Byers’ most memorable events was playing with the Bend High School orchestra for Bye Bye Birdie with COS Conductor Michael Gesme on 2nd trumpet. Today Trumpet Greg is busier than ever playing in the Summit Express Jazz Band, the Cascade Brass Quintet, Soul Searches, Train Wreck, Tunes Inc. and pick-up gigs with visiting groups like the Temptations. And on the side, when he’s not playing, he teaches trumpet…of course.
Elviss Simmons & The Memphis Strutters The Roadies Musical at Old Stone
s rock musicals come through Central Oregon with increasing popularity we see a lot of titles done elsewhere and done before: Hedwig And The Angry Inch, Evil Dead The Musical and The Rock of Ages to name a few. While these titles are well executed and received, some do feel it is time for something new. For those with an appetite,, as of yet unsatisfied, Gary Spinrad productions is happy to introduce you to Elviss Simmons & The Memphis Strutters.
and destructive force known as Elviss who is their last chance to have a job in performance.
Long ago in a poorly kept laboratory the DNA of Elvis Presley and Gene Simmons was tragically mixed and resulted in the test tube baby that grew to be Elviss Simmons. He possesses all of his father’s weaknesses and none of their strengths. With the crippling drug addiction prone personality of Elvis along with the ego and litigious disposition of Gene, Elviss never stood a chance at a normal life.
When it comes to Elviss needing his hourly fix, or juggling the delicate and irrational egos of the crew, Simon is the diseased ring leader that keeps the circus tent up.
As the story goes: Elviss barely gets through another night of rock star life thanks to his crew which is more hostage than loyal follower. One of his band members is literally a Mormon on Mission who is being held hostage to play guitar for the band as he had the misfortune of knocking on Elviss’ door just as the previous guitarist overdosed on cold medication. The keyboardist for the band pretends to be blind because he believes that will improve his chances of becoming famous. Persephone the prima donna of the group was at one time a prized opera singer until pending litigation confined her to United States soil permanently. All these characters and more are trapped in their careers with the animated
The ensemble is held together by Simon Garland, a roadie who has been doing his job way too long and is borderline enslaved by Elviss and their destructive codependent relationship. Simon was born into show business as he is the forgotten son of Judy Garland.
Audiences will be head-banging, laughing and cheering as this motley crew makes it through another night on tour where they are still legally allowed to play. This show is based off of a character created by Gary Spinrad that originally premiered at the Whiskey Go Go in Los Angeles. Original lyrics and dialogue written by local showman Jake Woodmansee. Many shows call themselves unique, this show is a precious individual snowflake that couldn’t be melted by hellfire. Fans of Elvis Presley and Kiss are sure to enjoy. Tickets at elvisssimmons.brownpapertickets.com and will be available for showings on October 29 and November 3-5. All shows begin at 8pm and held at Old Stone Church, 157 NW Franklin Ave., Bend. Tickets purchased on line or by patrons who attend in Elvis or Kiss gear will be $15. All other admission prices are $20.
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The Milk Carton Kids
The Ever-Charming Anti-Folk Revivalists
our years ago, singers/guitarists Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan made their Central Oregon debut at the Tower opening for the Punch Brothers. Thursday, November 3 at 7:30pm, presented by the Tower Theatre Foundation, they return as a Grammynominated duo redefining and expanding the entire folk tradition.
Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris, among luminaries including Kris Kristofferson, Mavis Staples, Alison Krauss and Harris herself. Their combination of the Everly Brothers’ vocals and the Avett Brothers’ lyricism with the sly humor of Demetri Martin is sure to delight traditionalists and newcomers alike. Tony Furtado will provide the opening set. Tony is an evocative and soulful singer, a wide-ranging songwriter and a virtuoso multi-instrumentalist adept on banjo, cello-banjo, slide guitar and baritone ukulele who mixes and matches sounds and styles with the flair of a master chef.
Prepare to be impressed by a refreshing and understated evening of virtuosity and sophistication,or as Garrison Keillor says, “Absolute geniuses in close-harmony.” In addition to a Grammy nomination for Best Folk Album, The Milk Carton Kids won Duo/Group of the Year at the Americana Music Awards in 2014. This year, they received a standing ovation for their performance at the tribute concert The
November 3, 7:30pm Tower Theatre www.towertheatre.org
Vienna Boys Choir
A 500-year Tradition Under 5 Feet Tall
hursday, November 17 at 7:30pm the Vienna Boys Choir returns to the Tower Theatre to showcase their 500-year tradition of timeless music and angelic harmony. Presented by the Tower Theatre Foundation, their spirited performance features everything from Austrian folk songs and traditional Christmas carols, to classical masterpieces and songs from across the globe. With a history dating back to 1296, the Vienna Boys Choir has been associated with many of the world’s great composers, including Mozart, Bruckner and Salieri. In addition, Franz Schubert, Joseph Haydn and Michael Haydn were themselves choristers.
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However, with their broad repertoire, a Vienna Boys Choir performance is never just a concert for classical aficionados; it’s a musical event that appeals to all ages. “I suspect that these two-dozen fresh-scrubbed youths could have charmed the capacity audience had they sung the cars-for-sale ads on Craigslist, but there was so much more to the concert than this,” wrote the Toronto Star. “These boys brought along some very impressive musicianship as well as entertainment value.” November 17, 7:30pm Tower Theatre 541-317-0700 www.towertheatre.org
Sister Folk Festival Strings Program Offered
isters Folk Festival (SFF), in partnership with the Sisters School District is offering an after-school strings program as part of the Studio to School (S2S) initiative. The goal is to introduce 4th6th-grade students to the exciting world of violin and cello, and to potentially integrate these instruments into its already popular Americana Project programming. “As part of a year-three goal of the S2S initiative, we are working with Sisters Elementary School music teacher Shelly Hicks to start this program. Shelly has over 15 years playing violin in a variety of settings, and is excited to share that experience with students in the District. In providing support for the visual arts and music education K-8, we are building foundational skills that will blossom as students move through the District on their educational journey,” says Brad Tisdel, creative director of Sisters Folk Festival and project lead for the grant.
The program will touch on many musical styles, and primarily use the O’Connor Method of string playing. A few of the goals of the program are: to learn the fundamentals of stringed-instrument technique, to play as a team in an ensemble format, encourage creativity through improvisation, and to expand students’ thinking of Americana musical styles, from Irish and Scottish fiddle, to folk, jazz and classical, so that the student musicians become versatile and appreciate the many genres of music that are possible while playing a stringed instrument. The club will be offered for two eight-week classes, and will run Tuesdays/Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30pm in the Sisters Middle School band room. Dates January 10-March 1, 2017. Registration is with the lead secretaries at the elementary and middle schools and cost is $90 per student. Scholarships are offered through SFF and the Americana Project Arts Outreach Scholarship Fund and can be accessed through Family Access Network. 541-549-4979
Virtuosos on Four Strings Los Angeles Cello Quartet
unday, November 20 at 7:30pm, leading chamber music group Los Angeles Cello Quartet takes over the Tower stage in a performance presented by the Tower Theatre Foundation. Led by founder Ruslan Biryukov, these fourstring virtuosos infuse classical music with contemporary attitudes to create an eclectic sound which spans Tchaikovsky to David Popper. “To say the performance was incredible would not do it justice,” wrote Jose Ruiz from Review Plays. The group is comprised of Ruslan Biryukov, Hope Easton, Hans Kristian Goldstein and Micheal Kaufman. Since their first performance in 2010 at a
Los Angeles Philharmonic Fundraiser, the quartet has been featured with the Glendale Philharmonic, Santa Barbara Symphony, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University and alongside performers ranging from Bernadette Peters to the Red Elvises. Ruslan Biryukov is founder of the Glendale Philharmonic Orchestra and the Los Angeles Cello Quartet. He is known for his superb artistry, passion and individuality. Mr. Biryukov represents a new generation of creative professional musicians whose artistic level is recognized not only by awards, but also by a worldwide audience. November 20, 7:30pm, www.towertheatre.org Oregon’s Only Arts Magazine Since 1995 | November 2016
Riverhouse Jazz Present Benny Green Trio
ollowing the completion of a $10 million renovation, Riverhouse on the Deschutes hotel, in partnership with Executive Producer G2 Strategic, have launched a new jazz series, Mt. Bachelor Riverhouse Jazz. The series will feature a combination of international touring and Northwest-based artists.
December 23-24 Alan Jones Sextet January 13-14, 2017 Tierney Sutton Band February 17-18 Yellow Jackets March 17-18 King Louie’s Portland Blue Review April 14-15 Ravi Coltrane Quintet
There will be two shows on one weekend each month on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm. NOVEMBER 18-19 BENNY GREEN TRIO Benny Green possesses the history of jazz at his fingertips. Combine mastery of keyboard technique with decades of real world experience playing with no one less than the most celebrated artists of the last half century, and it’s no wonder Green has been
hailed as perhaps the most exciting hard-swinging, hardbop pianist to ever emerge from Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers. www.riverhouse.com/jazz
Tuck & Patti Come to Jazz at the Oxford
hrough March worldclass jazz comes to the Oxford hotel’s intimate jazz ballroom located in the heart of downtown Bend. NOVEMBER 18-19 TUCK & PATTI Over a career of jazz, R&B and crossover recordings, husband-andwife duo Tuck & Patti have produced a remarkable amount of music, especially considering that they rely on the textures of only guitar and voice. Tuck Andress was born in Oklahoma and studied classical guitar at Stanford University before traveling to Las Vegas to audition for a show band in 1980 and there was Patti Cathcart, a San Francisco native who was classically trained in the Bay Area. The two hit it off immediately and began to perform as a duo around California beginning in 1981. They were married in 1983, but resisted recording contracts so they could cement their unique sound. Finally, in 1987, Tuck & Patti signed to Windham
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Hill Jazz, recording albums for the label in 1988 (Tears of Joy), 1989 (Love Warriors) and 1991 (Dream). Georges Bouhey will continue to host the series’ free music education workshops, allowing local artists and music enthusiasts to talk, play with and learn from world-class performers. Workshops will be held on the Saturday of the performance weekend in February and March beginning at 11:15am. Shows will be at 8pm on Fridays and at 5pm and 8pm on Saturdays. www.jazzattheoxford.com, 503-432-9477
UPCOMING SHOWS Nov 18-19 Tuck & Patti January 13-14, 2017 The Bad Plus February 10-11 The Brubeck Brothers Quartet March 17-18 Sara Gazarek & New West Guitar Group
Aviara Trio with High Desert Chamber Music
igh Desert Chamber Music continues its 2016-17 season, presented by Mission Building & Renovation, with the Aviara Trio. The program repertoire will include Beethoven’s Ghost Piano Trio Op.70 No.1, Turina Piano Trio No.2 and Brahms Piano Trio No.1 in B Major, Op.8. “Members of this group have appeared in previous seasons of the HDCM Concert Series. They have been performing regularly in Southern California, and I am happy to welcome them back to Bend as part of this exciting new ensemble,” states HDCM Executive Director Isabelle Senger. The Aviara Trio consists of pianist Ines Irawati, who debuted as a concert pianist at age twelve and went on to earn a masters of music at Yale University; cellist Erin Breene, who earned music degrees from Rice University and Juilliard School, and has served as
principal cellist of outstanding groups such as the San Diego Chamber Orchestra, Opera Pacific Orchestra and Music Center Dance of Los Angeles and violinist Robert Schumitzky, who was accepted as a special student into the Saint Louis Conservatory of Music at age 11 and later earned a music degree from Juilliard. Schumitzky performs on the 1694 ExHalir Stradivarius. This concert will take place on Friday, November 4 at 7:30pm at Bend Church in Downtown Bend. Seating is limited, so advance purchase is recommended. Ticket holders may join the musicians at 6:45pm for a preconcert talk about the program. firstname.lastname@example.org www.HighDesertChamberMusic.com
HIGH DESERT CHAMBER MUSIC NINTH ANNUAL GALA
Saturday, November 19, 6pm Bend Golf & Country Club This year’s gala emcee is Bob Shaw from KTVZ Newschannel 21 Team and the evening includes a performance, dinner and silent auction with donations from over 100 local businesses and organizations. The concert will feature the recipients of our Educational Outreach program, the Spotlight Chamber Players, performing La Follia by Antonio Vivaldi.
Sunriver Music Festival’s 40th Season
he 40th Anniversary of the Sunriver Music Festival season kicks off December 16 with a holiday concert featuring acclaimed saxophonist Patrick Lamb and his Jazz Quartet. The evening promises to deliver hot music, beer from Sunriver Brewing, and a warm welcome from your friends and neighbors.
Tickets are $35 each with tables of eight or two available. www.sunrivermusic.org email@example.com 541-593-9310.
Lamb, one of the youngest members in the Oregon Music Hall of Fame, returns to Central Oregon for the Festival’s Fireside Concert at the Sunriver Resort’s Homestead. The performance is Friday, December16 at 6:30pm. Patrick’s last three singles were ranked in in the top five on the renowned Billboard Charts. He regularly tours the world performing with such Grammy winners and luminaries as Diane Schuur, Alice Cooper, Smokey Robinson, Bobby Kimball, Gino Vannelli, Bobby Caldwell, Jeff Lorber Fusion and Tommy Thayer. When not touring as ‘saxophonist to the stars,’ Patrick entertains sell-out crowds with his own distinguished musical style and craftsmanship.
Joyful Winter Sounds
In addition to the holiday concert, mark your calendars for a romantic night out at the Sunriver Resort Great Hall on February 14 for the Festival’s annual Valentine’s Dinner Dance. This year’s event will feature an elegant dinner and dancing to the music of The Salem Big Band. Because of the popularity of this annual event, it is not too early to reserve your tickets for Valentines (or the Christmas concert).
Central Oregon Showcase Chorus presents Joyful Winter Sounds, Saturday, November 19 at the Community Presbyterian Church, 529 NW 19th Street in Redmond, beginning at 7pm. The program will include a mix of holiday songs and contemporary favorites. Tickets are $10 each and available in advance and at the door. Central Oregon Showcase Chorus is an educational and performing barbershop chorus, chartered by Sweet Adelines International. Founded in the 1970s, membership consists of women from Prineville, Redmond, Powell Butte, Bend and the surrounding area. www.showcasechorus.org
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Call to Artists CALL ART DESCHUTES PUBLIC LIBRARY Submit up to two pieces of art, expressing the theme of “the Family” winter exhibit ( January 11, 2017-April 11, 2017). Artwork is accepted in all media and must be 16” by 20” or larger, framed and ready to hang.. Artists may submit their artwork on Wednesday, January 3, 2017 at the downtown Library between 4-5:30pm. Laurel Francis firstname.lastname@example.org CALL FOR ARTISTS & PHOTOGRAPHERS Looking Glass Imports & Café Winter Fun December 3, 2016 - February 3, 2017 exhibition. Artists & Photographers may submit between one and three pieces of two-dimensional wall art for display. A pre-registration process is required deadline Wednesday, November 23, 2016. To enter complete and send your Google “Art Submission Form” available at: http://goo. gl/forms/PTmMnIH8te6q6hpn1. FORBL Art Committee email@example.com. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS JHONORING OUR RIVERS: A STUDENT ANTHOLOGY The anthology publishes art, photography, poetry, prose and foreign language translations by students (K-college) across the Pacific Northwest as well as a selection of works by wellknown authors and artists. Entries should reflect the student’s connection to rivers or watersheds of the Pacific Northwest. In honor of the Port of Portland’s 125th anniversary, the 2017 edition will also feature entries related to a “working rivers” theme – from river-connected towns, traditions and economies to iconic bridges and the Lewis and Clark expedition. It’s just one more way to honor the rivers connecting our communities. Teachers and their schools will be recognized
in the printed 2017 anthology and online if one of their students are published. www. honoringourrivers.org/submit. Entries and their signed submission form may be emailed to info@ honoringourrivers.org with “Submission_First and Last Name” in the subject line or mailed to Willamette Partnership c/o Honoring Our Rivers, 4640 SW Macadam Ave., Suite 50, Portland, OR, 97239. Deadline to submit: January 31, 2017. CALL TO ARTISTS: ARTISTS GALLERY SUNRIVER Join the fastest growing diverse fine art and fine craft co-op gallery in Central Oregon. Looking for talented 2D and 3D artists who can work in the gallery two days a month and bring uniqueness to the mix. Contact jury chair Susan Harkness-Williams at 541-788-2486 or firstname.lastname@example.org CALL TO ARTISTS TWIGS GALLERY SISTERS Twigs Gallery and Home Goods at 331 W Cascade Ave. in Sisters accepting submissions for artwork with a “fiber component” to be displayed in the gallery for month long shows beginning the fourth Friday of each month. The work can range from art quilts to felting, knitting, crocheting, and mixed fiber media. The body of work submitted should have a theme and all work must be for sale. You can submit proposals in person to Jean Wells Keenan, email@example.com. All pieces will be reviewed for placement in the gallery. firstname.lastname@example.org, 541-5496061 CALL TO ARTISTS PRINEVILLE ART CRAWL 2nd Friday each month is inviting all media artists - if you are interested in participating. email@example.com.
CALL TO ARTISTS CIRCLE OF FRIENDS ART GALLERY AND ACADEMY Now accepting new artists in all mediums. The gallery is currently home to over 40 artists. COFA is a Juried membership gallery located in Tumalo on the busy Hwy 20 tourism route between Bend and Sisters. Eagle Crest Resort, The Bendistillary and the Tumalo Feed Company are nearby. The gallery hosts a featured Artists reception on the first Saturday of each month and offers workshops and classes. Please submit 3 images representing your body of works to firstname.lastname@example.org. CALL TO ART RED CHAIR Red Chair Gallery is looking for a few outstanding artists to join the gallery. We are a membership gallery with a large variety of “fine art and contemporary craft.” We are located in the heart of downtown Bend and show primarily local artists. We do require artists who can work in the gallery at least two 4 hours shifts per month. 3 dimensional artists will be considered, please send portfolio images and prices to: email@example.com HDAL CALL TO ARTISTS High Desert Art League (HDAL) is currently accepting applications for new members. HDAL is a professional artists’ group working to support the advancement of its member artists through exhibitions, education, and related outreach.
Please refer to the HDAL website for information about our League, Submission for Membership, and to view work by current members. We strive to have a varied group of artists in regard to art style, subjects, and mediums. If your art will contribute to our group’s diversity you may contact us through our website: www.highdesertartleague.com CALL TO ARTISTS HOOD AVENUE ART Sisters art gallery looking for two new Artist Members. Medium should be metal or wood sculpture. Send portfolio images with dimensions and prices to: info@HoodAvenueArt.com REDMOND SENIOR CENTER ARTISTS Redmond Senior Center is excited and proud to announce a new exhibition program promoting local artists. We are soliciting individuals, groups and clubs to participate in multi-interest arts and crafts shows. 325 NW Dogwood, Redmond, hours 8am-4pm, Monday through Friday. 541-548-6325 firstname.lastname@example.org STUDIO IN BEND Start creating in a shared space with talented artists from the community. Willow Lane is Bend’s newest shared studio in the heart of Bend. This space is created and run by local artists McKenzie and Adam Mendel. Located in a large industrial building down the street from The Workhouse, choose from six different size work spaces starting at $300 a month. Artists will have the opportunity to participate in Last Saturday events as well as meet new clients during open hours Monday to Wednesday noon to 4pm. Wifi and utilities are included as well as a common kitchen area and shared work space. www.willowlanearts.com.
NEW PERSPECTIVE for NOVEMBER
ream about new beginnings during the first few days and by the 4th you will notice a few changes. Talk about letting go on the 6th and you could find support for your choices. Conversations could feel awkward but healing will come from them. A change of direction of the 8th is followed by a significant shift in the mood on the 11th and 12th. Realize many situations are culminating as we reach the Full Moon on the 14th. Announce what your next steps will be on the 15th and accept that many things are about the change again. If you are wondering what to say on the 18th consider listening instead. Follow your heart on the 19th and remind yourself to have faith in your process.
Arts in Charles requests Strunk,
CALL TO ARTISTS ST. CHARLES the Hospital, two venues through St. Healthcare-Bend. Please send your and submissions to Linda FrancisCoordinator, Arts in the Hospital, email@example.com.”
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New ideas on the 21st spark a desire to make big decisions by the 23rd. The next three days are pivotal as relationships change considerably. Keep your heart open on the 25th and welcome the transformation that is being offered. Notice the cooperation in your life on the 26th and be grateful for it. The New Moon on the 29th is refreshing as you discover that you have made it through an incredible week. Give yourself credit for a job well done and remind yourself that there is more goodness on the way. Love and Light Always,
Eileen Lock Clairvoyant Astrologer/Spiritual Medium 541-389-1159, www.eileenlock.freeservers.com
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November 2016 BUILT TO SPILL AT THE DOMINO ROOM 7pm, cascadeae.com
TOP BOTTLE SHOP 2 BROKEN WINO WEDNESDAY 6pm, cascadeae.com
PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP: CAPTURE THE BEAUTY OF THE OREGON BADLANDS WILDERNESS 12pm, cascadeae.com
OLD STONE PRESENTS ROBBIE FULKS 7:30-9:30pm, oldstonebend.com MIC 3 OPEN STRICTLY ORGANIC
FRIDAY ARTWALK 4 FIRST DOWNTOWN BEND 5pm, cascadeae.com
GALA: 5 SAINTS OLD HOLLYWOOD
GLAMOUR AND GIVING 6pm, stcharleshealthcare.org HDCM CONCERT SERIES: AVIARA TRIO 7:30pm highdesertchambermusic.com
JAZZ AT T HE OXFORD
MIC CRENSHAW: GLOBAL HIPHOP AND CULTURAL ACTIVISM 6:30pm highdesertmuseum.org
ARTIST TALK: DJ SPOOKY AND “HEART OF A FOREST” 6pm highdesertmuseum.org
ARTISTS GALLERY SUNRIVER 2ND SATURDAY 4pm, cascadeae.com SWASCO SALLY BAG-MAKING WITH PAT COURTNEY GOLD 10am, highdesertmuseum.org
TUCK & PATTI 8pm,cascadeae.com TROUT STEAK REVIVAL AT THE OLD STONE 7:30pm, oldstonebend.com
THE SEASON” 19 “‘TIS HARMONY4WOMEN CONCERT 7pm, cascadeae.com
HDCM 9TH ANNUAL BENEFIT GALA 6pm, highdesertchambermusic.com CENTRAL OREGON SHOWCASE CHORUS PRESENTS JOYFUL WINTER SOUNDS 7pm,cascadeae.com BLACKSMITH PRESENTS 25 THE PARLOUR 6pm, cascadeae.com
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painting • photography • CASCADE FINE ART WORKSHOPS Contact Sue Manley, 541-408-5524, firstname.lastname@example.org www.cascadefineartworkshops.com REGISTER FOR 2017 WORKSHOPS NOW! Stella Canfield Watercolor Magic January 23-26 $455 by December 1, $505 after Debora Stewart Abstraction in Pastels & Acrylic May 16-19 Ted Nuttall Painting the Figure from Photographs Watercolor June 5-9 $720 by April 5, $770 after April 5, 2017
November 2,9,16,23, 30, 10:00-12:00pm Free to members, $5.00 for nonmembers. Bring your own photos and supplies. Jennifer at email@example.com Hue Matters Painting Classes with David Kinker, Nov 7,14,21,28, 9:30-12pm & 6-8:30pm Focus will be on using color strategies to create dynamic results. $35 for members, $40 for non-members. David at 541-383-2069 or firstname.lastname@example.org Intuitive Media Workshop Saturday, Nov 12, 8:30am–12pm Vicki Johnson invites you to explore your own intuitive, symbolic imagery through collage, marking, stamping and paint.
Tony Allain Chasing the Light Pastel July 26-28, 2017 Colley Whisson Modern Impressionism in Action Oils & Acrylics August 17–20, 2017
JACQUELINE NEWBOLD email@example.com 541-388-3108 Beginning Watercolor Workshop Tuesdays, October 25-November 15, 1-4pm $35 per class (includes all supplies) Join me in my private Tumalo studio for this fun and colorful workshop especially designed for beginner watercolor artists. Watercolor and Mixed Media Thursdays, October 27-November 10, 1-4pm Combining beautiful watercolor painting techniques and mixed media, you will learn how to make colorful, intriguing journal pages, a perfect backdrop for adding paintings and words that inspire you. $30 per class, plus a one-time $10 supply fee. SAGEBRUSHERS ART SOCIETY www.sagebrushersartofbend.com, 541-617-0900 All classes held at 117 Roosevelt Ave, Bend Intuitive Painting classes with Vicki Johnson This class runs the first & third Wednesday of each month, 6-8:15pm $20.00 per class, all materials included. Vicki focuses on clarity, inspiration and direction. She is a great artist and coach. 541-390-3174 or firstname.lastname@example.org Pastel Demonstration by Barbara Jaenicke Monday, November 14, 1:30-3:30pm Cost $45. Registration is required. Nancy Misek at 541-388-1567 or email@example.com Watercolor Wednesday Classes
$30 plus $5 materials fee Vicki at 541-390-3174 or firstname.lastname@example.org Lunch & Learn with Barbara Jaenicke A Painter’s Progression: Navigating Stumbling Blocks from Beginner to Successful Painter Barbara will present images of her work demonstrating this progression. Friday, November 11, 12-1 pm HOOD AVENUE ART Vino Van Gogh (Paint & Sip Class) Oils with Katherine Taylor Wednesday, November 9, 5:30-7:30pm $45 (includes materials) We provide all the supplies and instruction needed to create an oil painting; you bring wine or beer and maybe some friends to share it. Beginners are welcome - no experience needed. Just Come and Play! Snacks provided. Katherine at email@example.com, 541-420-5250 Introduction to Pastels with JoAnn Burgess & Kathleen Keliher Thursday, October 27, 4:00-6:30pm $45 (includes materials) Continuing Pastels with JoAnn Burgess & Kathleen Keliher Thursday, November 3, 4:00-6:30pm $45 (includes materials) These workshops will be an opportunity to further explore pastels or to experience them for the first time. We will look at a variety of pastel brands and surfaces that can be used to create your art. We will supply the pastels and papers to experiment. Pastels will be available for purchase. or bring your own! JoAnn at 425-443-9233. THE WORK HOUSE www.theworkhousebend.com 50 SE Scott Street Suite #6, Bend Cari Dolyniuk 347-564-9080 Figure Drawing Salon
• printmaking • watercolor
Every Tuesday, 7-9pm, $15.00 Develop your skills at our live model figure drawing salon hosted by Workhouse studio members Christian Brown and Abney Wallace. This drop-in salon features a live nude model in a sequence of poses and is open every Tuesday evening from 7-9pm. All levels are welcome but no instruction is provided. Participants are encouraged to bring their own easel and materials. Luminous Surfaces with Encaustic Painting Thursday, Nov 3, 9:30am-12:30pm $75 In an afternoon you’ll learn the basics of how to collage using encaustic (wax) instead of glue. The workshop includes all wax and encaustic media and two 8 x 8 inch deep cradled wood panels. We will provide you a variety of papers, magazines and images to play with but feel free to bring your own too! At the end of the day you will go home with up to two encaustic collage artworks.
No experience is necessary. Handmade Soap Thursday, November 3, 1:30-4pm, $55.00 Learn the basics of ‘cold process’ soap making principles and techniques by formulating your own recipe. You’ll make six 3.5 oz soap bars and leave class with all of the information you need to make soap in your own home using ingredients readily available. Writing About Your Work Thursday November 3, 6-8pm, $25.00 Spend an evening learning a practice that will crack open your approach to writing about your artwork. The method includes meditation and timed writing sessions inspired by prompts. It can be applied to draft artist statements, blog articles, and essays about your work. No writing experience required. Bring a notebook, fast writing pen and two pieces of work you’d like to write about. Basic Leather Working, Saturday, November 5, 1-3pm, $75.00 Learn basic leather working skills such as cutting, riveting and hand stitching, as you make your own set of leather nesting bowls. Flip It and Reverse It: Collaging Words and Images with Brittany Von Hoene and Irene Cooper Saturday November 5, 6-8pm, $25.00 Come join us where text and image collide. After checking out contemporary examples of visual poetry, word collages, and an introduction to the cut-up method, we’ll make our own. Feel free to bring any texts or images you’d like to incorporate. Eat Your Way to Better Health Sunday, November 6, 2-4pm, $40.00 Sample nutrient dense foods like sauerkraut, kombucha, chicken soup, beet/carrot/apple slaw, apple cider vinegar in water, and bone broth as Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Larissa Spafford, shares how they can be incorporated into your diet to improve your health. There will even be a delicious healthy dessert! Larissa Spafford is a certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (NTP). Drawing The Human Head Sunday, November 6, 6-9pm, $95.00
A 3-hour class with 2 sections of instructions on drawing the human head: head proportion and drawing layout from different angles. 20 to 30 minutes of interactive lecture followed by 45 minute of drawing from the model. Students must bring drawing materials for personal use however additional materials such as pastels, charcoal, pencils as well as newsprint paper rolls and finer paper will be available for experimentation. Gold Leaf Photo Printing Thursday, November 10, 1-5pm, $80.00 Create beautiful, one-of-a-kind photographs with Breezy Winters while learning the techniques of gold leaf alternative process photography. Pigment printing over layered acrylic paint, Kozo handmade paper, and composite metallic leaf. Learn digital asset management, new techniques in Adobe Photoshop for preparing digital files for print output, and printing on gold leaf and acrylic paint. Recycle in Style Thursday, November 10, 6-8:30pm, $65.00 Turn junk to gems with Marianne Prodehl. Explore the endless possibilities of repurposing scrap metal by learning techniques of cutting, sculpting and refining metal from recycled metal and a plethora of other found objects. Before you leave class you will have a pair of one of a kind earrings that you have made! Supplies included Bookmaking: The Pamphlet Book Sunday, November 13, 1-4:30pm, $65 This fun class will teach various foundational skills in the art of bookmaking while tapping in to your own unique style and creativity. This workshop teaches the pamphlet stitch; the construction around building covers; how to make functional pockets; and working with bookcloth. All materials included –Extra kits available for purchase Hand Printed Holiday Cards Thursday, November 17, 9-12pm, $95.00 Get into the holiday spirit with a hands-on opportunity to make your own set of letterpress & screen printed cards. Learn the basics of these two separate printing styles while you create your own unique designs by mixing and matching letterpress seasonal sentiments, set in antique lead typefaces, and screen printed wintery and holiday images. During the workshop you will print 24 cards just in time to send your loved ones a handmade message. No experience is necessary. An Other Salon Thursday, November 17, 6:30-9pm, $5 Donation Other Salons provide an opportunity for community members to engage with other citizens in creative and thoughtful conversations about Art and its power to illuminate, transform, and transcend. These monthly salons will be led by those with a passion for art and the discussion topic of their choosing- details TBD. Blank Pages Writing Salon, Saturday, November 19th, 6-8pm, $5.00 Come engage in meaningful dialogue with other people who share your passion for writing at our monthly Blank Pages Writing Salons. Activities range from discussion, to reading and sharing, plus prompt based writing. For salons, just show up at 6pm. There is a $5 fee per person.
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