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Astoria’s Second Saturday Art Walk

First art walk of 2018 takes place 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 13

Published on January 11, 2018 7:23AM

Last changed on January 12, 2018 3:52PM

“Monarch,” by Mark Larson, on view at RiverSea Gallery

Courtesy RiverSea Gallery

“Monarch,” by Mark Larson, on view at RiverSea Gallery

Mark Larson’s “Promised Land,” on view at RiverSea Gallery

Courtesy RiverSea Gallery

Mark Larson’s “Promised Land,” on view at RiverSea Gallery

Thron Riggs’ acrylic piece titled “Mid Coast” on view at Tempo Gallery

Courtesy Tempo Gallery

Thron Riggs’ acrylic piece titled “Mid Coast” on view at Tempo Gallery

“Twisted,” a lamp at Astoria Vintage Hardware

Courtesy Astoria Vintage Hardware

“Twisted,” a lamp at Astoria Vintage Hardware

“Crossbow,” a lamp at Astoria Vintage Hardware

Courtesy Astoria Vintage Hardware

“Crossbow,” a lamp at Astoria Vintage Hardware

The Forsythea art gallery storefront

Don Frank photo

The Forsythea art gallery storefront

“Coffenbury I,” an ink and Conte crayon piece on muslin, by Roger Hayes, on view at Imogen Gallery

Courtesy Imogen Gallery

“Coffenbury I,” an ink and Conte crayon piece on muslin, by Roger Hayes, on view at Imogen Gallery

A work that is part of Roger Hayes’ series “Memento Mori,” a Latin phrase that translates to: “Remember you must die.”

Courtesy Imogen Gallery

A work that is part of Roger Hayes’ series “Memento Mori,” a Latin phrase that translates to: “Remember you must die.”


ASTORIA — Astoria’s first Second Saturday Art Walk of 2018 takes place 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 13. Savor refreshments and chat with artists on a lively, eye-catching excursion through downtown. Be sure to bundle up! (Some locations open and close earlier and later.)

1. Astoria Art Loft

106 Third St.

We are welcoming the new year with a special exhibit by local artists affiliated with the Art Loft. See new works in watercolor, acrylic, oil, mixed media, ink and more. Visit with local artists and enjoy refreshments at the early time: 1 to 4 p.m.

2. WineKraft

80 10th St. (Pier 11)

See the work of six local artists and enjoy live music with Two Crows Joy starting at 7 p.m. Our featured artist for January is Leslie McCray of Sweaterheads, and she is having a trunk show! Time to pick up some of her wonderful handcrafted items for gift giving. Sip wine, eat and enjoy the arts. WineKraft is the perfect location for you to wrap up your art walking.

3. Wake Gallery

160 10th St.

Welcome to an Art Walk evening soirée and opening reception for our January showcase 2 to 8 p.m. Come enjoy refreshments and experience the work of local dreamscape oil painter Barry Brown and a colorful series by abstract painter Wendy Harmon exploring themes of isolation and loss with a depth of undeniable magnitude.

4. Swakane Winery

240 10th St.

Check out our new wine tasting room with local art by Blaine Verely.

5. Riverbank Books

77 11th St.

Photographer Linda Fenton-Mendenhall is showing resin-sealed prints, cards and framed photos. Warrenton resident Fenton-Mendenhall began taking landscape images of the North Coast about five years ago. “I’m inspired by the ever-changing weather here on the coast,” she said. She describes her style as being “focused on timing, lighting and presenting the scene in an interesting and unique way.”

6. AVA Pop-up Space

80 11th St. (above Coldwater Skate & Surf Shop)

John Clark will be showing prints and drawings based on his perception of childhood memories — one part Catholicism, one part Republican politics and lots of tales of the Great Depression. He will also show recent bronze castings. Clark is a founding member of Astoria’s Studio 11 artists’ cooperative and an AVA board member.

7. Astoria Vintage Hardware

1162 Marine Drive

Let there be light! Lamp creator Lynn McGrath makes lamps that are fun, functional, elegant and whimsical. Vintage Hardware is excited to host Iron and Light as their January Pop Up Shop.

8. Imogen Gallery

240 11th St.

Featuring Roger Hayes, who paints primarily in oil, a new series of abstract and representational paintings considering the Latin “memento mori,” translating to “remember you must die” — or, in this case, artwork that reminds us of mortality and the fragility of human life. Hayes focuses on this genre through imagery of trees and other life forces of the forest.

9. Cargo

240 11th St.

Ushering in winter weather, we are loaded up with soup bowls, scarves, gloves … and good books to curl up with …

10. Forsythea Home & Garden Art

1124 Commercial St.

Join us at Forsythea for a fun evening of refreshments, in-store specials and camaraderie to ring in the first 2018 Second Saturday Art Walk!

11. Luminari Arts

133 Commercial St.

Luminari Arts rings in the new year with live music. Joey Patenaude and Mike Metzner bring their tight harmonies and intricate finger-picking skills for an intimate performance of blues and international music. Known as Scheckpea, the duo is a local favorite for creating a lively ambience and setting toes to tapping. Join us for fun, dance, drink and food.

12. Good to Go

1132 Commercial St.

Featuring Kim Rose Adams: photography in natural landscapes and iconic objects reflecting geological history and human culture. “Through exploration and observation of the natural world, I enjoy making deeper connections to history of place and learning the meanings of cultural objects.” By incorporating images into product design, art exists on a functional level in our daily routines.

13. RiverSea Gallery

1160 Commercial St.

Featuring an abundance of small works celebrating life on the North Coast, including sketches in pen and ink, felt tip pen and watercolors. All are presented unframed, simply pinned to the wall. Join us for the opening reception featuring original music by TaTaTa, composed and performed by StunningRaygun guitarist Raymond Martin and vocalist/lyricist, Mary de la Salandra.

14. The Art Stall

1268 Commercial St.

Please join us for the first Art Walk of 2018 for refreshments. Come view the works of three new artists, featuring metal art by John and Amy Yang, mixed-media mobiles by Jeanne Bollinger and wildlife paintings by Tamra Sheline.

15. Tempo Gallery

1271 Commercial St.

Thron Riggs, retired Astoria bar pilot captain, will be showing a series of recent paintings of “Scenes from Baja to Oregon.” Riggs is an avid painter. He spent many weeks this fall, camping and painting on site to create this series. Stop by to visit with Thron and view his new work. Listen to lively keyboard jazz by Peter Unander 6 to 8 p.m.

16. Old Town Framing Company

1287 Commercial St.

Stop by …

17. Creations Studio and Gallery

1396 Duane St.

In addition to viewing new art from several local artists, everyone’s invited to participate in our community involvement mosaic this month: “Astorians’ 2018 Aspirations, Resolutions, Dreams and Goals.” Share with us your hope/goal for the coming year (10 words max). We will incorporate everyone’s submission into a new mosaic that will hang throughout the year.

18. First Presbyterian Church

103 Grand Ave.

Makers Bazaar and big sale where you’ll find a room full of vendors selling all kinds of goodies: art, vintage curiosities, handmade delights and marvelous pies to enjoy while you shop. Coffee and tea will be served, too. Join us 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

19. KALA

1017 Marine Dr.

Art meets dance. View art 7 to 8 p.m. Art by Paul Soriano, Rene Rowe, new works by Joi Smith and Sid Deluca, Pooka Rice, Annie Eskelin and Bill Atwood.

The Later Show: L.A. DJ Joey Altruda spins vintage vinyl: funk, soul, 60s Go-Go and tropical groove. $8 cover.















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