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FROM THE MAILBOX - Alisa Looney

  • We hope this finds you happy and thriving!
     


    Alisa Looney
    Featured Artist
    at
    Hood Avenue Art!

    This Friday Opening & Demo
    May 27, 4 - 6:30 pm


    Drop by to witness the magic!
    Alisa will demonstrate sgraffito
    (drawing with pointed tool), 
    watercolor enamels, and kiln-firing,
    turning painted liquid enamel into glass!

    Hood Avenue Art
    357 W. Hood Avenue, Sisters, OR 97759


    photos from last summer's demo at Hood Avenue Art

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    Sneak Peek...
    Fun new series of 
    Woodblock Printed
    Book Plates
    in the works 
    by Wade Womack



    Do you own some special books that you would like to
    mark as yours forevermore?
    Wade has the perfect answer, original book plates that have spaces
    to write your name and info. Mark your library collection using this 
    old tradition.


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    Gorgeous Article by Cheryl Parton of
    Bend Lifestyle Magazine

    I am truly grateful to journalist Cheryl Parton for this wonderful article
    about the purpose of my work: to tell stories that inspire us to care for
    our planet and each other.
       Read Here




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    Are you interested in a private workshop
    in Enameling, Woodblock Printing,
    or drawing in Nature?

    Would you like to arrange a private Studio Visit?

    Contact Alisa or Wade, and we will
    get it in the calendar!

    alisa@alooney.com 
    wade@wadewomack.com

    More Art Happenings this Season:

    Woodblock Prints by Wade Womack at
    Artists Gallery in Sunriver

    Wade Womack exhibits he is reduction woodblock prints, mono prints, cards and coasters. Drop by and peruse these beautiful works as well as the original work of 30 local artists.

    Artists Gallery in Sunriver
    57100 Beaver Drive
    Sunriver Village, Building 19, Sunriver, Oregon.
    (541) 593-4382
    Open daily, 10-5.

    Left: Heron, Limited Edition Woodblock Monoprint by Wade Womack, shown in process being hand painted.
     

    Alisa Looney Sculptures now at Artists Gallery Sunriver  

    Alisa was recently invited to exhibit her sculptures at the Artists Gallery in Sunriver. Now you can see both Alisa and Wade's work in this beautiful gallery of local artists!  We are both enjoying our growing community of artists here in Central Oregon. Truly grateful!
    Artists Gallery in Sunriver


    Left: Wave Goddess, hammered and welded steel, by Alisa Looney.

    Alisa Looney Enamel Jewelry and Sculpture at Hood Avenue Art in Sisters

    Alisa is honored to have her work exhibiting at Hood Avenue Art in Sisters, OR. Drop by to discover her one of a kind enamel wall reliefs, sculpture, panels and lightweight jewelry, with many pieces portraying our love of the great outdoors!  Plus you'll experience the work of 28 exquisite Central Oregon Artists.

    Hood Avenue Art
    357 W. Hood Avenue, Sisters, OR 97759. Open: Wednesday-Monday: 11:00-4:00 pm

    Left: Owl in the Evening, Enamel Pendant by Alisa Looney
     

    Central Oregon Bird Series – by Wade Womack 

    Wade's beautiful limited edition woodblock series, was featured at the Betty Gray Gallery through April. These hand-pulled prints portray our native birds in Central Oregon. All of these birds have been seen in our neighborhood in the past year, which brings us so much joy. You can see this series in person at the Artists Gallery in Sunriver . You can also order online directly from Wade's website. wadewomack.com

    Left: Ravens, Limited Edition Woodblock Monoprint with hand painted mat, by Wade Womack

    Metal Sculpture and Enamel works by Alisa Looney at Red Chair Gallery in Bend


    Alisa Looney exhibits her painted glass sculpture and wall reliefs, (enamel on steel), as well as her figurative metal sculpture. She has created several enameled wall panels, using reflective mica on a mat black enamel panel, cut into the shape of a bird in flight and swimming salmon. Drop by and shop these one-of-a-kind works as well as the work of 30 local artists this season.  

    Red Chair gallery
    103 NW Oregon Avenue Bend, Oregon
    (541) 306-3176
    Open 7 days a week

    Left: Teaching Grace, Maquette, by Alisa Looney, Enamel (glass) on Steel

    Enamel Jewelry at Guardino Gallery in Portland, Oregon

    You can find handcrafted enamel jewelry by Alisa at our favorite Portland Gallery. If you are wanting a unique piece that is lightweight and fun to wear, be sure to drop by the Guardino Gallery in Portland's Arts District, on the corner of 30th and Alberta, or you can check their online shop page. While you are there you are sure to enjoy Donna Guardino's unusual ability to pair 2 and 3 dimensional works in the main gallery, guaranteed to spark wonder.

    Guardino Gallery
    2939 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211 
    (503) 281-9048  Hours: Tues-Sun 11-4

    Restoring Nature

    Each month, we give back to the earth by donating to organizations who are working to heal this planet and combat climate change. Treesisters.org is committed to restoring our ecosystem by planting trees in the tropics while also supporting feminine nature-based leadership. Wade and I are proud to announce that our particular forest has funded 1,667 trees to date from art sales, fundraisers and monthly donations. Sierra Club and Columbia Riverkeeper are also both actively fighting to protect our future and our natural world. We are committed to donating part of our proceeds to these trustworthy organizations. Thank you for supporting our work, so we can in turn support the health of our planet. 

    Left: Hike n sketch outing on Paulina Peak, sketching the Cascade range
    OUTDOOR COLLECTIONS

    Maryhill Museum of Art, Outdoor Sculpture Collection, Goldendale, WA

    June Key Delta Community Center, Portland OR

    City of McCall, Public Art Collection, McCall, ID

    City of Cannon Beach, Sculpture Without Walls, Cannon Beach, OR

    City of Lake Oswego, Gallery Without Walls, Lake Oswego, OR

    City of Puyallup, WA, Arts Downtown Outdoor Gallery, Puyallup, WA

    Map of most public art placements on this link!
     

    Art Galleries 

    Alisa Looney Wade Womack Left: Choosing From Within, by Alisa Looney, Available, Photographed by the artist when showing in Sioux Falls, SD
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    17171 Island Loop Way, Bend, OR 97707 (Three Rivers Area)

    Our mailing address is:
    River Art Adventures, PO Box 3467, Bend, OR 97707

    Alisa Looney  503-367-3555       Wade Womack  503-367-3267
    alisa@alooney.com                     wade@aloooney.com