Saturday, October 29, 2011

What's new in November

November Newsletter

First Friday Art Walk November 4th, 5:30 to 8:00
Featured Artists:
 Megan Dorrah and Colter Beto.  Plus lots of new art from gallery artists.
Live guitar music from Robert Anders.

Megan Dorrah  Featured Artist
Megan Dorrah has lived in Baker City, Oregon since 2010, and has been interested in photography as an art form since 2002. She is especially drawn to the challenges of shooting with black and white film. In addition to photography, Megan dabbles in other artistic mediums such as pencil and charcoal sketching, pastels, airbrush, watercolor and oil painting, and fiber arts. She has painted murals for York’’s Grocery and Baker Heritage Museum.

In the upcoming show at Short Term Art Gallery, Megan has created a series of photographic collages using black and white images, including landscapes and architecture found in Baker County, Oregon. The collages merge similar photographs, creating a puzzle of values, angles and intriguing compositions
 Collage #3   Collage #13

 Collage #22

Currently in the gallery:

Flight of the Dragon,
Colter Beto, 6x8" photograph, $95

Journey, Colter Beto, photograph, 10 x 19", NFS.

Earrings, Andrea Stone, copper/turquoise, $25

Moose, Paul Hoelscher, acrylic on canvas, 11" x 14" $300

End of Water, Hans Magden, oil, 24" x 36", $1800

More FIRST FRIDAY in downtown Baker City:
Peterson's Gallery on Main Street has their grand opening 6:00 pm November 4, with a show featuring the work of painter Tiffany Malia Kimball.

Crossroad's November show opens also on the 4th, ceramics by Mary Sue Rightmire along with Coco Forte's paintings. The show is called Flying Mountains-Smoked Clay, Flying Clay-Smoked Mountains. Forte is displaying the pictures for a children's book she is doing. Rightmire's work will be all low-fired, burnished and smoked pots including some pumpkin and gourd shapes as well as plates, bowls and a couple of lanterns. The show runs from November 4th - 21st.

Mark Your Calendars:
Outta the Box Bazaar at Baker Towers Dec. 2 & 3
First Friday Art Walk: December 2nd.

More at:

Sunday, October 2, 2011

October Newsletter

 First Friday Art Walk October 7, 5:30 to 8:00
Photography by Colter Holdane. Oil Paintings by Hans Magden. Plus lots of new art from gallery artists.
Live music from The Hansen Family Singers (heritage western) at 6:00 and The Dead Fiddlers Society at 7:00.
Finger food.
Hans Magden  Featured Artist
Continuing through October, oil paintings by Hans Magden, who lives and works in John Day, Oregon. Hans painted as time was available during a busy professional career as a veternarian, and since selling his practice, now paints full time. His work reflects the story of his life, including adapting to a diagnosis of Parkinsons disease. Hans has re-trained himself to paint with both hands, and is back to painting colorful, energetic images. You can see more of his work at

Hans Magden My Other Face
My Other Face, Hans Magden, oil on canvas, 24" x 36", $1850

Bull Fight, Hans Magden, oil on canvas, 24" x 36", $1850
Currently in the gallery:

Dandelions, Andrea Stone, acrylic on canvas, 12" x 30", $300

Plenty Coups, Butch Boettcher, bronze, 12" x 8", $1300

Mavic, Brian Vegter, acrylic on canvas, 24" x 48", $3000

Mark Your Calendars:
Thursday Art Night at the Eltrym Theater October 27th
Outta the Box Bazaar at Baker Towers Dec. 2 & 3
November First Friday Art Walk: Nov. 4