Courtesy Luminari Arts
Courtesy Luminari Arts
Courtesy Tempo Gallery
Courtesy Rebecca Rubens
Courtesy Old Town Framing Compay
Courtesy RiverSea Gallery
Courtesy Matthew Dennison
Courtesy Imogen Gallery
ASTORIA — The final Second Saturday Astoria Art Walk of fall 2017 takes place 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 9. Mingle with artists, check out their art, shop for Christmas gifts and savor refreshments in downtown Astoria! (Some locations open and close earlier or later.)
1. Astoria Art Loft
106 Third St.
Looking for the perfect gift for someone who appreciates arts and crafts? Visit us for a great assortment of affordable holiday gifts. Our hours are 1 to 4 p.m., earlier than the galleries in downtown Astoria for your convenience.
80 10th St. (Pier 11)
Join WineKraft, on Pier 11. Featuring work from six local artists as well as live music with Two Crows Joy, starting at 7 p.m. Sip wine, eat and enjoy the arts. WineKraft is the perfect location for you to wrap up your art walking.
3. KALA @ Hipfish
1017 Marine Drive
View art 7 to 8 p.m. featuring artists: Paul Soriano, Rene Rowe, Annie Eskelin, Pooka Rice, Joi Smith, Sid Deluca. The Later Show: Dance to veteran L.A. DJ, Joey Altruda’s great mix of vintage funk and soul. 8 p.m. $5 cover
4. Bumble Art Studio
230 10th St.
Swing by the studio where we have our own arts and crafts available for purchase. We have beautiful handcrafted gifts and holiday decor.
5. Sea Gypsy Gallery and Gifts
1001 Commercial St.
Check out our handmade gifts and art, perfect for the holiday season! This month we are showcasing Karyl Hall and her upcycled glass windows. Made from glass, shells, beads, charms, crystals, recycled windows and more. Also Sea Gypsy has started a new line of glass window art!
6. Riverbank Books
77 11th St.
Karen Brownlee draws inspiration from the natural world as she makes mosaics from her own pottery. Also featuring photos of the Astoria area by Robert Potts, a nationally published nature photographer. Astoria Chess club will be on hand to play a game or two!
7. AVA Artist-in-Residence & Pop-up
80 11th St. (above Coldwater Skate & Surf Shop)
Roger Hayes will complete his AVA residency with a live painting session during late afternoon and evening of this art walk. Come watch his work evolve! Hayes is a multi-media artist whose current pieces include pencil, ink, gouache, crayon and acrylic, primarily on paper. AVA Pop-Up Space features Portland artist Valerie Whittlesey, showing oil paintings and collage work. She has been profoundly influenced by paintings of interiors by Dutch painters, gardening, natural landscapes and objects from prehistoric excavations. Valerie currently serves as Secretary of the Board of Astoria Visual Arts.
8. Astoria Vintage Hardware
1162 Marine Drive
Artist Matthew Dennison creates handmade cabinets and carvings using found materials that he scours for, embellishing with milk paint and unique hardware. Vintage Hardware welcomes him as the December Pop Up Vendor.
9. Imogen Gallery
240 11th St.
Imogen hosts an invitational exhibition exploring fiber. Functional and nonfunctional work will be included in this unique exhibition of textile-based arts. View and shop for selections by Roxy Applegate, Lâm Quãng and Kestrel Gates, Julie Kern Smith, Kristy Kun, Christine Trexel, Susan Circone and Kathy Karbo.
240 11th St.
We are in the holiday spirit … We have a zillion holiday ornaments from around the globe.
11. Forsythea Home & Garden Art
1124 Commercial St.
Marga Stanley paintings continue cheerfully into December. Marga works from pure imagination, and her pieces are a reflection of her whimsy and introspection. Also featuring new pottery from Sonja Korpela and Linda Johnson. This functional art will decorate the table and hold the mashed potatoes deliciously!
12. Luminari Arts
133 Commercial St.
Celebrating “Return of the Light” with two local artists working individually and in collaboration on collage and mixed-media images. Sid Deluca and Joi Smith share their provocative, intricate, sometimes irreverent views of society. Live music by Sheckpea. Tarot card readings: Judith.
13. RiverSea Gallery
1160 Commercial St.
RiverSea Gallery celebrates 20 years showcasing outstanding Northwest art! “Catch the Moon” is a group exhibition featuring regional artists represented by the gallery. Paintings, fine art prints and sculpture depict the show’s theme, alluding to the magnificent realization of all our dreams. Enjoy folk harmonies by Luke Ydstie and Kati Claborn, plus light bites and libations.
14. The Art Stall
1268 Commercial St.
Join us for refreshments and see the work of 20 artists. Many items are in the gift-giving price range, so come see what’s new!
15. TEMPO Gallery
1271 Commercial St.
Tempo Gallery welcomes Janet Hutchings, fabric artist, as its newest member. Her new pieces will be featured this month. Stop in to meet Janet and see her work. Enjoy music by the unique duo Birds of a Feather. Gallery is open Fridays and Saturdays noon to 4 p.m.
16. Old Town Framing Company
1287 Commercial St.
Happy Holidays! Join us for holiday cheer and community hugs. Our featured artist is Linda Taylor, painter and many-media artist. We were looking in the basement and found some new beauty to frame beautifully. And, yes, Linda is the mother of Dulcye Taylor.
17. Designing Health
1428 Commercial St.
Celebrating their grand opening and featuring the work of Elizabeth “Betsy” Lattig of self-expressive acrylic paintings and mixed-media sculpture. Lattig’s art incorporates ecology and the human experience, inspired by her love of nature and the Pacific Northwest.
18. Astor Building
1423 Commercial St.
A Very Astoria X-Mas featuring six artists: Sid Deluca, Zac Caswell, Tyler Little, Lindsay Bones, Bryce Harris and Joi Smith. Plus music by DJ John Gentner, photos with Santa by the fireplace, food by Charlie’s Chophouse, and Winter IPA from Astoria Brewing Company.
19. Creations Studio & Gallery
396 Duane St.
Several of Santa’s more artistic elves have been busy in the workshop creating goodies for your pleasure this month. Check out their work and find something special for those on your list — or yourself. Mosaics, paintings, lamps, found object art, handmade jewelry, photos. Gift certificates are also available.