Clockwork…New Work Show

Currents Gallery

532 NE Third St.

McMinnville

503-435-1316

Clockwork…New Work Show by Ann Durley is  featured at Currents Gallery.  Durley, one of the gallery’s owners and one of the most popular and well-beloved artists in our community is known for her colorful, and whimsical assemblage clocks as well as her rarer and sought after furniture pieces. Her background in antiques, use of vintage parts and other found objects, carpentry skills, and creative eye make her clocks and furniture both fun and beautiful.  For this show she promises  “There will be new clocks in different styles, colors, and sizes. There will also be new furniture pieces, both tables and chairs, and maybe a few surprises.”

Peaceable Kingdom

River Gallery

184 S. Main St.

Independence

503-838-6171

River Gallery’s  August show is a celebration of our animal companions, which acknowledges the incredible impact they have on our lives.  Works depicting pets, wild, and farm animals are included. This is a benefit show featuring the work of 40+ Willamette Valley artists and will benefit the Ash Creek Animal Hospital and the “Animals in Need” fund established by Drs. Bob and Laura Archer.  In addition to the pieces by contributing artists, the gallery will raffle two mosaics done by the partners. The show opens Aug. 4th, with a reception scheduled for Sat, Aug. 8th, from 4pm-8pm.

Sherrie Wolf: Object Lessons

Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Study Gallery and Print Study Center

503-370-6855

The work of Portland painter and print maker Sherrie Wolf will be featured in the show “Object Lessons” at the Hallie Ford Museum from Aug-Oct.  Wolf, who studied at the Pacific Northwest College of Art and At the Chelsea College of Art in London, brings a unique twist to her pieces by juxtaposing traditional still life subjects (bowls of fruit, floral arrangements) with Old Master themes. This exhibition features paintings, prints, and other works on paper by the artist drawn from private collections throughout the region. She has been featured in numerous one-person and group exhibitions throughout the United States, and her work is included in numerous public and private collections. Hours: Tues-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 1pm-5pm; closed Mon. museum-art@willamette.edu

Salem Digital Photography Show

Salem Public Library

585 Liberty SE

503 588-6071

The Salem Digital Photography Group holds monthly meetings, shoot events and allows local photographers to swap tips and techniques.  The group is dedicated to providing growth opportunities to digital photographers and is open to all who are interested regardless of experience level.  A display of 40 works by group members will be showing at the Salem Public Library on the first floor during August.  Artists represented will be  Gregory Rains, Johan Doornenbal, Stephanie Hazen, Laura Tesler, Britt Anderson, Rick Cady, Richard Sorensen, Sarah Starr, Eric Schuman, Terry Clair, and Gordon Banks. All displayed work is available for sale.  Library hours: 10am-9pm Tues-Thurs; 10am-6pm Fri-Sat: 1-5pm Sun.