First Friday Art Walk in Bend Oregon

Authenticity > Perfection

Please join us Friday, December 7th at our Downtown Bend Showroom (821 NW Wall St, Bend, OR) from 5 – 8 PM, to enjoy the artwork of MaryLea Harris. This event is sponsored by Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty and your host for the evening Ryan McGlone along with co-sponsors Nicole Zukas and Brent Lucas from Academy Mortgage who will be serving wine and beer samples.

Ryan McGlone

Donate A Pair Of New Kids Or Youth Winter Boots to Family Access Network

For the second year McGlone Properties has teamed up with Family Access Network in a challenge to find 150 pair of kids winter boots for local families in need this Winter. Between now and December 12th we will be collecting new kids/youth winter boots for Family Access Network.

Boots will be delivered to Family Access FAN Advocates who will get them into the hands of local families that can put them to good use. Let’s make this winter more enjoyable for all kids in Central Oregon. New for this year, FootZone of Bend and Birkenstock Of Bend will be offering up 20% off any in-stock kids/youth winter boots purchased to support this challenge!!

It’s all about service at Academy Mortgage, and our company has been meeting the needs of homebuyers across the United States since 1988. We understand how important a home investment is to you and the impact it will have on your life. Therefore, our team of experienced mortgage professionals will make every effort to find the best loan program and pricing for your situation.

MaryLea Harris

MaryLea Harris Bio

MaryLea Harris is a parent, educator, author, and founder of Pink and Green Mama, an award-winning arts and crafts website for caregivers of young children. MaryLea and her family relocated from Northern Virginia to Oregon in the fall of 2013 when she resumed her career as a visual artist specializing in painting, mixed media, sculptural books, and fiber arts. With over 15 years in the field of Arts Education, MaryLea has degrees in Studio Art and Art History from Sweet Briar College with an emphasis in painting and printmaking. She holds an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in painting.

MaryLea Harris - Radical Self Love

She was a featured artist in Cascade A&E’s April 2015 and February 2017 issues, a Harry D. Forsyth Fellow at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and has work in the permanent collection at Sweet Briar College. She created a performance art piece at the 2015 TEDxBend event and was the featured artist for Simplicity Homes during the COBA Tour of Homes ’15, ’16 and ’17 Tours. She has exhibited her work at multiple galleries including the Lubbesmeyer Art Studio, LUMIN Gallery, City Walls at City Hall, the Betty Gray Gallery at Sunriver, Natural Edge Furniture, the Ellipse Arts Center, and the Lee Arts Center. In 2017, MaryLea was commissioned by Deschutes Brewery to paint a series of four snowflake paintings for their 30th Anniversary Jubelale beer labels. She was the first artist to ever create more than one piece of art for their seasonal label.  MaryLea is an active member of the Central Oregon art community. She was the youngest member of the High Desert Art League. MaryLea served as the co-group organizer for the Women’s Artist Group of Bend and shows her work regularly at First Friday events throughout Bend.

MaryLea Harris - Don't Look Back...

She maintains a sunny studio in Bend, Oregon and is kept company by her studio rescue cats, Hazel and Charlie, and rescued retired racing greyhounds, Pippi and Ginger, while she works. You can find more information about MaryLea at For inquiries please contact

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