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Ceramics by Lorene Senesac are currently on display at Ashland Art Works. See the exhibition on September 2 during Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk. Courtesy Image

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In Focus: First Friday Art Walk

Galleries, studios and restaurants in downtown Ashland and its Railroad District unveil new exhibits, host art demonstrations and more from 5-8 p.m. the first Friday of each month. Art walk maps are available at all sites. For a full list of events and participating galleries, visit ashlandgalleries.com.

American Trails: The gallery, located at the Columbia Hotel, 250 E. Main St., Ashland, showcases the arts and crafts of the indigenous peoples of North and South America. The gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Sunday. See americantrails.com or call 541-482-2553.

Art & Soul Ashland: The gallery features paintings in a variety of mediums and styles by local and regional artists. September’s Featured Gallery Artist, Stefan Savides, will be exhibiting his bird sculptures. Art & Soul Ashland, located at 247 E. Main St., Ashland, is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. See artandsoulashland.com or call 541-331-2986.

Art du Jour Gallery: Discover exhibitions by local artists in a myriad of mediums such as watercolour, oil, acrylic, pastel, pen and ink, Conté crayon, collage, sculpture , photography, mixed media and more. Throughout September, admire the paintings of Doug Staples; the living room gallery will feature the work of local watercolor artist, Marianne Nielsen. The gallery, located at 213 E. Main St., Medford, will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Openings are possible outside opening hours by reservation. See artdujourgallerymedford.com, call 541-770-3190 or email [email protected]

Art Presence Art Center: The gallery, which features works by local artists in a variety of mediums, is located at 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, and will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. h. Sundays. Check out guest artist Lynda Hoffman Snodgrass’ abstract watercolors, on display until September 11. The main gallery will exhibit new works by member artists in a variety of mediums including watercolour, photography, oil and sculpture. See art-presence.org or call 541-941-7057 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Ashland Art Works: The gallery features works by local artists in a variety of mediums, including ceramics, carpentry, fiber arts, jewelry, and garden art. Admire ceramics by Lorene Senesac and paintings by Michael Gibson on display until September. The Art Collective, at 291 Oak St., Ashland, will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday and Sunday. For details, see ashlandartworks.org or call 541-488-4735.

Fiber Arts Collective: See the work of approximately 30 fiber artisans at 37 N. Third St., Ashland. Exhibits range from sewing, dyeing, knitting, crocheting, embroidery and felting to binding, gluing, painting, printing, stenciling, beading and creating assembly pieces. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday. Call 541-708-6966 or see fiberartscollective.com for details.

Karon Gallery: The gallery, located at 300 E. Main St., Ashland, features vintage textiles and jewelry, antiques, art, and furniture. The gallery will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday. See Discovergalleriekaron.com or call 541-482-9008.

Gambrel Gallery: The gallery, located in an iconic red barn at 1980 E. Main St., Ashland, is open 2-5:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, and by appointment. See works by local artists Jerryck “J.Roc” Murrey and Snow Winters, on display until September 3. See gambrelgallery.com or call 510-332-1271.

Grants Pass Museum of Art: The museum, located upstairs at 229 SW G St., Grants Pass, features works by local and regional artists. See hand-sewn fiber works by Susan Burnes and multimedia sculptures by Janet Higgins, the gallery’s featured artists, through September 23. The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and by appointment. Admission to the museum is free. The commercial gallery, Gallery One, located at street level from the museum, showcases the work of around 60 local artists. See gpmuseum.com to view a virtual tour or call 541-479-3290 for more information.

Hanson Howard Gallery: The gallery, located at 89 Oak St., Ashland, features works in a range of mediums including painting, sculpture, ceramics and fine art prints. See vibrant, exploratory paintings by Randall David Tipton and inventive multimedia sculptures by John and Robin Gumaelius, on display until September 10. From September 16 to October 22, discover the paintings of star artist Tom Hausken. The gallery will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and by appointment. See hansonhowardgallery.com or call 541-488-2562.

Rogue Gallery & Art Center: The gallery, featuring works by local artists, at 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, will be open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. See paintings by Linda Boutacoff, Pam Haunschild and Eve Margo Withrow in the “Nature’s Tapestry” exhibition, on display in the main gallery until September 23. The community gallery features paintings and sculptures by Anne Stagg in the “Sight Lines” exhibit. on view until October 14. The Members Gallery showcases all new work by more than 50 RGAC members in a myriad of mediums, on view through August 26. For more information, visit roguegallery.org or call 541-772-8118.

Mildred D. Field