In Sunriver, Oregon, you can find people of all walks of life, interested in just about anything and everything that people can be interested in. One of the things that brings all these diverse peoples together is a love for art. The Artists’ Gallery Sunriver is the place where this commonality is celebrated. It is a place that should not be overlooked by anyone who is trying to get a sense of this community, and experience some amazing art in the process.
The Gallery features one of the widest collections of art mediums that you will find anywhere. This endless array of diverse pieces of work are provided by one of the most talented groups of artists in the entire Pacific Northwest. Take for example, the nationally renowned glass blowers and sculptors, Jeff and Heather Thompson, whose work is featured here. The one of a kind oil painter, Bonnie Junell, provides colorful works of the world around us, while Joanne Walch brings fabrics to life with stencils and embroidery. You can also find video, photography, clay sculpture, jewelry, metal works, wood sculpture, and practically everything else you can imagine. Spending a few minutes in this gallery provides a uniquely rewarding experience, while you can still find value here after hours.
The value to the community that this art provides cannot be overstated, but what is truly special about the Artists’ Gallery Sunriver is the diverse ways in which they bring art to the community. The first opportunity you have to experience this is through the gallery’s art classes. Classes vary, but one that you will always find is a painting class for artists of all experience levels. But it is no ordinary painting class, as the art is fused with drink and friends to create a fun and memorable experience. There is also a party on the second Saturday of every month, when artists and friends come together for a night of delicious food and even better art. It is not difficult to find a unique and different way to experience art at the Artists’ Gallery Sunriver.
Not everyone that visits Sunriver will be a great lover of art, but it is certain that everyone who visits this one of a kind gallery will find something to appreciate here. Whether it is a particular piece of art or just the palpable energy of a community coming together, there is much to appreciate about the Artists’ Gallery Sunriver. Come and find what you will love about this place. Reach them at (541) 593-4382 or just stop on by at 57100 Beaver Drive Sunriver Village, Building 19 Sunriver, Oregon.