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 By Helen Schmidling    A & E

Artwalk starts Memorial Day weekend

This month, a new gallery is opening and other galleries are featuring artists new to the community. The new gallery, Space in Common, owned by Amelia Morton, is at 351 W. Hood Ave. and will... — Updated 5/23/2023

 By Helen Schmidling    A & E

April Artwalk explodes in vibrant color

April Artwalk welcomes home Raven Makes and Toriizaka Art gallery owners from art expeditions. Stitchin’ Post’s Fabric Arts Gallery will display the work of artist Judy Hoiness, recently featured on Oregon Art Beat. Hoiness is known for... — Updated 4/26/2023

 By Helen Schmidling    A & E

Project a good sign for creative team

Last week, Sisters was home to the first-ever "Sign Camp," the brainchild of Sisters resident John Mearns. The project was filled with collaborative synergy, fueled by enthusiasm and a... — Updated 4/25/2023

 By Helen Schmidling    News

Fourth Friday Artwalk a spring opening

Sisters Arts Association welcomes you to the official start of the 2023 Fourth Friday Artwalks. The March 24 Artwalk will have a lot in store for you, including new and returning artists,... — Updated 3/21/2023

 By Helen Schmidling    News

Holiday cheer for Fourth Friday Artwalk

The Holidays are here, and Sisters Arts Association (SAA) has one more Fourth Friday Artwalk in 2022. It’s fun to spend time walking through the galleries of Sisters this week. Here’s a taste of what you’ll find in the galleries, wheth... — Updated 12/20/2022

 By Helen Schmidling    News

Artwalk in Sisters the day after Thanksgiving

It’s happening – the day after Thanksgiving. Some call it Black Friday and if we get snow, it may be a White Friday, but Sisters Arts Association still calls it The 4th Friday... — Updated 11/22/2022

 By Helen Schmidling    News
 By Helen Schmidling    News

Studio tour provides unique opportunity for art lovers

A super-sized painting depicting romantic ballroom dancers and a moose cast in clay… What do they have in common? Both are part of the Artist Studio Tour taking place this Saturday... — Updated 9/20/2022

 By Helen Schmidling    News

Artwalk welcomes autumn at Sisters galleries

This month, the Fourth Friday Artwalk kicks off an entire weekend of art exploration sponsored by Sisters Arts Association. Stroll through the galleries of Sisters and see their featured artists, while enjoying light refreshments on Friday.... — Updated 9/20/2022

 By Helen Schmidling    News

Meet local artists on studio tour

Sisters will celebrate the arts by joining the Sisters Arts Association’s (SAA) Sixth Annual Artist Studio Tour on Saturday and Sunday, September 24- 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year,... — Updated 9/14/2022

 By Helen Schmidling    News

‘Hug’ book a sign of the times for Sisters artist

What’s better than a hug? It’s how we greet an old friend, share triumph and compassion, comfort a child, and embrace our significant other. It wasn’t always that way. Think back to... — Updated 8/24/2022

 By Helen Schmidling    News

July Artwalk warms up at Sisters galleries

If the summer seems to be flying by, it’s true. There are five Fridays in July, and the Fourth Friday Artwalk, on July 22, will mark the halfway point of Sisters Arts Association’s 2022 F... — Updated 7/19/2022

 By Helen Schmidling    News

June artwalk on tap at Sisters galleries

Sisters Arts Association’s (SAA) Fourth Friday Artwalk on June 24 celebrates the coming of summer. Hood Avenue Art District galleries welcome you and your friends to meet local artists, see new and old favorite artworks, and take... — Updated 6/22/2022

 By Helen Schmidling    News

May artwalk invites visitors to Sisters galleries

Sisters Arts Association’s Fourth Friday Artwalk on May 27 features the best student work from Sisters High School, new artists to Sisters Country, and the return or some of your favorites. The galleries of Sisters are open and welcome... — Updated 5/24/2022

 By Helen Schmidling    News

Artwalk joins Folk Festival to celebrate MOTH

It’s April in Sisters, and whether or not snow gives way to spring, it’s one of the most spectacular weeks to see local art and meet local artists. The Sisters Arts Association’s Fourth Friday Artwalk on April 22 will feature displays... — Updated 4/19/2022

 By Helen Schmidling    News

Art strolls warming up for 2022 season

Sisters Arts Association will do a soft kickoff to its Fourth Friday Artwalks for 2022 on Friday, March 25, as the galleries of Sisters dust off the winter doldrums. Call it Fourth Friday... — Updated 3/23/2022

 By Helen Schmidling    News

‘Old-school’ artist displays work in Sisters

This month, two dozen of Charles “Chuck” Chamberlain’s paintings are featured on the walls of Sisters Coffee Company. Others can be seen at Sisters Gallery & Frame Shop, and soon at... — Updated 3/16/2022

 By Helen Schmidling    News

Year-end Holiday Artwalk at Sisters art galleries

Sisters Arts Association’s (SAA) Artwalk through local galleries will take place on the Third Friday — December 17 — because the Fourth Friday in December is Christmas Eve.... — Updated 12/14/2021

 By Helen Schmidling    News

Fourth Friday Artwalk at Sisters Art Galleries

Sisters Arts Association’s Fourth Friday Art Walk continues this week, through the fall, right up until the week before Christmas. If you’re planning ahead, December’s Art Walk will take place on the Third Friday, since the Fourth... — Updated 10/19/2021

 By Helen Schmidling    News

Fourth Friday Artwalk and Artist Studio Tour

Sisters Arts Association’s Fourth Friday Artwalk on Sept. 24 kicks off a whole weekend of Art in Sisters Country. After browsing through galleries on Friday, art lovers can hit the road on... — Updated 9/21/2021

 By Helen Schmidling    News

Scholarship winner’s work on display during Studio Tour

Every year, Hayden Homes, in partnership with Sisters Arts Association, awards a $2,500 scholarship to a Sisters High School graduating senior who is pursuing the study of art. This year’s... — Updated 9/15/2021

 By Helen Schmidling    News

Fourth Friday Artwalk at Sisters art galleries

Sisters Arts Association’s (SAA) Fourth Friday Artwalk through the galleries of Sisters continues on August 27. On this month’s art menu, you’ll find everything from abstracts to... — Updated 8/24/2021

 By Helen Schmidling    News

A spiritual journey across time

J. Chester Armstrong’s latest work is a statement about the evolution of life. He calls it “Out of the Mystic Past Comes the Teaching of the Deer.” Armstrong, better known as “Skip,... — Updated 8/3/2021

 By Helen Schmidling    News

Fourth Friday Art Walk returns

The Sisters Arts Association’s (SAA) Fourth Friday Art Walk is returning this month, focusing on featured artists and their work throughout the galleries of Sisters. This year the event is... — Updated 5/4/2021

 By Helen Schmidling    News

Arts association invites community to join meeting

Remember the days when we strolled the citywide Fourth Friday Art Walks from gallery to gallery, our eyes open to art that moved conversations between artists and friends? Until we can do that again, the Sisters Arts Association (SAA) is... — Updated 1/19/2021


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