Courtesy Tempo Gallery
Courtesy Old Town Framing Company
Courtesy Luminari Arts
Courtesy McVarish Gallery
Courtesy Imogen Gallery
Courtesy Imogen Gallery
Courtesy RiverSea Gallery
Courtesy RiverSea Gallery
ASTORIA — The final Astoria Second Saturday Art Walk of spring 2018 takes place 5 to 8 p.m. June 9. It’s a chance to enjoy new art, chat with artists and art-lovers, and savor refreshments and the lively downtown nightlife. (Some locations open and close earlier and later.)
80 10th St. (Pier 11)
Now featuring work from six local artists as well as live music with Two Crows Joy at 7p.m. Sip wine, eat and enjoy the arts. WineKraft is perfect for you to wrap up your art walking.
1017 Marine Drive
KALA features work by Sid Deluca, Joi Smith, Renee Rowe, Tom Hilton, Anne Eskelin, Bill Atwood and Paul Soriano. Painting, collage and photography.
3. McVarish Gallery
1060 10 St.
Presenting paintings by Brian Sostrom. Living in Idaho, Sostrom grew up in the Pacific Northwest with strong ties to Astoria. If any painter can paint weather, he can, using open acrylic on panel and creating mesmerizing scenes of clouds and water. These paintings are breathtaking.
4. AVA Artist-in-Residence
80 11th St. (above Coldwater Skate & Surf Shop)
Jill Mulholland uses light as her primary medium, creating works based in color, reflection, glow and shadow. Jill takes over the second floor with her exhibition “Light and Dark.” There will be “light confetti,” artworks that throw color over walls and ceilings. “Light Cairn” exhibited in total darkness and a series called “Elephant Necklaces.”
5. Astoria Vintage Hardware
1162 Marine Drive
Our new Pop Up Shop for June and Artist in Residence is Portland artist Jill Torberson. Torberson primarily works in steel, creating custom ironwork for homes and public spaces. Featured pieces will be designed and fabricated from found objects.
6. Imogen Gallery
240 11th St.
Linked by backgrounds in farming and animal husbandry, we present a dual exhibition for Kim Hamblin and Christopher Wagner. Hamblin’s series of intricate hand-cut paper assemblages explore her ongoing interest in mycology (mushrooms). Wagner provides carved and painted reclaimed wood sculpture depicting man’s relationship with animals, plus his interest in mythology.
240 11th St.
Back to Japan for summer … lots of small Japanese furniture, wooden boxes, Japanese indigo, vintage kimonos, Japanese signs and ceramics.
8. Sea Gypsy Gifts
1001 Commercial St.
For summer, many of our local artists have been working hard on garden art, wind chimes, mobiles and more! We love to reuse, recycle and repurpose. Get 10 percent off your total purchase.
9. Forsythea Home & Garden Art
1124 Commercial St.
With an ornate Renaissance flare, Zemula Fleming delivers a show of mythical winged creatures, angels, reliquaries and contemporary pieces. Delicately painted surfaces and lush beaded mosaics combine to delight the visual and emotional senses. Come meet Fleming during the Art Walk from 5 to 8 p.m.
10. Luminari Arts
1133 Commercial St.
Presenting two new jewelry lines: “Blue Artichoke” by Vicki Malone features delicate cut glass beads, enhanced with brass and silver elements, and contrasting architectural shapes with soft draping chain. “Ornamental Things” is a handmade jewelry line from Austin, Texas, incorporating bold design with semi precious stones, creating a sleek urban look. Live music with Ted Brainiard and John Pre.
11. de la Salandra
1145 Commercial St.
de la Salandra is Astoria’s art gallery of clothing design. Stop in and see for yourself.
12. Holly McHone Jewelers
1150 Commercial St.
Creating unique and individual custom-designed jewelry. Create something new with your own gemstones, or find out how Holly can be your personal diamond shopper in Antwerp Belgium, the diamond capital of the world.
13. RiverSea Gallery
1160 Commercial St.
Portland artist Hickory Mertsching exhibits landscape and allegorical still life paintings that combine unusual objects. Astoria photographer Donna Lee Rollins presents images based on grandfather’s photos family farm life in the 1930-40s. Portland jewelry designer Jane Pelliciotto shows a new collection of sterling silver and enamel jewelry both rustic and contemporary, punctuated with texture and color.
14. Space Studios
1168 Commercial St.
Upstairs in the Copeland Building and featuring two artists. Margeaux owner of Day off Design is showcasing handmade wall hangings made up of driftwood and shells together with metal, stones, beads and more. Shannon Briese will be showcasing Malas for Tatas, helping women with breast cancer. Each prayer mala is hand strung and knotted using semi precious gemstones, each with metaphysical symbolism and healing properties.
15. The Art Stall
1268 Commercial St.
Please join us for refreshments and see the work of a new artists! Our Moonstruck Chocolate is 20 percent off while it lasts!
16. Tempo Gallery
1271 Commercial St.
Artists Vicki Baker, Janet and Mark Hutchings, Edward Peterson, Thron Riggs, Carol Smith and Phyllis Taylor will be showing acrylic paintings, fabric art, jewelry, monotypes, photography and watercolors. Peter Unander will play jazz keyboard. See the art, visit with the artists, enjoy refreshments and pick up
information about the Astoria Music Festival!
17. Old Town Framing Company
1287 Commercial St.
Sara Absher, a professional fine art and portrait photographer, draws inspiration from her environment. Finding a spiritual connection in the tranquility of nature, the rugged and beautiful wild of the Pacific Northwest became a catalyst for artistic expression, providing inspiration and a newfound passion. Join us for June and July art walks.
18. Creations Studio & Gallery
1396 Duane St. (Duane and 14th streets)
Copper trees, beachy found-object art, amazing paintings and photographs. These things, along with stained glass mosaics are what you’ll find when you visit us at Creations. So come on in and check us out. We’re just around the corner!
19. Bridge and Tunnel Bottleshop and Taproom
1390 Duane St.
Presenting Kurt Klockau in digital formats. An artist and illustrator, Klockau and his wife own a yarn and craft company called Candy Skein. He is currently working on his first children’s picture book.
20. Museum of Whimsy
1215 Duane St.
Exhibiting two floors of fun, fanciful, odd curiosities and historical artifacts from around the world. Exhibits include wax mannequins, European beadwork, African art, Native American Iroquois whimsies, Austrian Wachsstock, Paris Follies Bergere costumes and much more. Free admission during Art Walk.