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Astoria Second Saturday Art Walk

The evening of July 14 has art aplenty

Published on July 10, 2018 12:05PM

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‘Curly Top,’ a monotype by Vicki Baker at Tempo Gallery.

Courtesy Tempo Gallery

‘Curly Top,’ a monotype by Vicki Baker at Tempo Gallery.

‘Nothing Square,” fabric art by Janet Hutchings at Tempo Gallery.

Courtesy Tempo Gallery

‘Nothing Square,” fabric art by Janet Hutchings at Tempo Gallery.

New upcycled portraits by Angela Rossi on porcelain, now at Luminari Gallery.

Courtesy Luminari Arts

New upcycled portraits by Angela Rossi on porcelain, now at Luminari Gallery.

‘Red Buddha,’ an oil-on-canvas painting by Paul Soriano.

Courtesy KALA

‘Red Buddha,’ an oil-on-canvas painting by Paul Soriano.

‘Garden Angel,’ by Nana Thebus, now at Forsythea.

Courtesy Forsythea

‘Garden Angel,’ by Nana Thebus, now at Forsythea.

A fish sculptire by Wilson Metal Artwork, the Pop-Up Shop at Astoria Vintage Hardware this month.

Courtesy Astoria Vintage Hardware

A fish sculptire by Wilson Metal Artwork, the Pop-Up Shop at Astoria Vintage Hardware this month.

This photo is part of Jamie Boyd’s series ‘Photos From My Phone,’ on view at Astoria Visual Arts’ Pop-Up Space.

Courtesy Astoria Visual Arts

This photo is part of Jamie Boyd’s series ‘Photos From My Phone,’ on view at Astoria Visual Arts’ Pop-Up Space.

An image from Jaime Boyd’s ‘Photos From My Phone,’ on view at Astoria Visual Arts.

Courtesy Astoria Visual Arts

An image from Jaime Boyd’s ‘Photos From My Phone,’ on view at Astoria Visual Arts.

‘Coco,’ a stained glass mosaic and textile collage by Greta Latchford on display at McVarish Gallery.

Courtesy McVarish Gallery

‘Coco,’ a stained glass mosaic and textile collage by Greta Latchford on display at McVarish Gallery.

Greta Latchford’s ‘Dorothy Indulges the Cyclone,’ textile collage on birch board, now at McVarish Gallery.

Courtesy McVarish Gallery

Greta Latchford’s ‘Dorothy Indulges the Cyclone,’ textile collage on birch board, now at McVarish Gallery.

Rachel Maxi’s ‘Performance Artist,’ done in oil and gold spray paint on canvas, on display at Imogen Gallery.

Courtesy Imogen Gallery

Rachel Maxi’s ‘Performance Artist,’ done in oil and gold spray paint on canvas, on display at Imogen Gallery.

Rachel Maxi’s ‘When She Comes,’ a work of oil and gold spray paint on canvas, now at Imogen Gallery.

Courtesy Imogen Gallery

Rachel Maxi’s ‘When She Comes,’ a work of oil and gold spray paint on canvas, now at Imogen Gallery.

A photo by Eric Stewart, whose work is on view at Blue Scorcher Bakery & Cafe

Eric Stewart photo

A photo by Eric Stewart, whose work is on view at Blue Scorcher Bakery & Cafe


ASTORIA — Astoria’s Second Saturday Art Walk takes place 5 to 8 p.m. July 14. Enjoy a summer evening strolling through downtown, popping in and out of galleries, chatting with artists and checking out their art, savoring refreshments and cooling off. (Some locations open and closer earlier and later.)


The Art Loft


106 Third St.

Bas-relief sculpture created from slate, wall-hanging ceramics and floral watercolors await visitors 1 to 4 p.m. Meet artists Rick and Mary Wadman, and Vicky Sullivan while enjoying the artwork and refreshments.


WineKraft


80 10th St. (Pier 11)

Featuring work from six local artists as well as live music starting at 7 p.m. Sip wine, eat and enjoy the arts as you wrap up your art walking.


McVarish Gallery


1060 10th St.

Presenting “Letting Go of Shoulds,” a collection of works on glass by Greta Latchford. Using her innovative technique, Greta combines textiles and paint and glass to explore feminine identity.


KALA


1017 Marine Drive

“Venerations,” the new works by Seattle-based artist Paul Soriano. Each oil painting focuses on a Buddha image and are works of devotion, meditation and prayer. Also showing: Renee Rowe, Sid Deluca, Joi Smith and Tom Hilton.


Sea Gypsy Gifts


1001 Commercial St.

Get your picture taken with a mermaid or dress up as a mermaid yourself! Pictures are free but donations are happily accepted, and all proceeds go to a good friend needing financial help with her battle against cancer. We’ll also be raffling off a number of locally made gifts.


Metal Head


1126 Marine Drive

Joi Smith is a local mixed-media collage artist specializing in stark images of reality as well as fantastical, otherworldly planes of existence. Joi’s aesthetic is visceral and not to be missed.


Astoria Vintage Hardware


1162 Marine Drive

Our July Pop-Up Shop features Wilson Metal Artwork, a father-son team of highly skilled and creative metal artists. Realism shows in every piece of work, right down to fish eyes that seem to move!


Imogen Gallery


240 11th St.

Presenting Rachel Maxi, she brings a new series of abstract oil paintings influenced by a month in Morocco. “Letting It All Hang Out: New Works by Rachel Maxi” will be on view through Aug. 7.


Cargo


240 11th St.

Back to Japan for summer … lots of small Japanese furniture, wooden boxes, Japanese indigo, vintage kimonos, signs and ceramics.


AVA Pop-Up Show


375 11th St.

Smart phones allow us to capture photos in an instant of inspiration, especially with the constant change of weather over the Columbia and the ocean. This inspired AVA’s featured pop-up artist Jamie Boyd’s black-and-white photography, “Photos From My Phone.”


Oscar de’Masi Art Studio & Gallery


395 11th St.

Oscar will display various subjects: animals, landscapes, people, and his version of “The Last Supper” in relation to the technology the past and the present.


Forsythea Home & Garden Art


1124 Commercial St.

Featured artists include Nana Thebus, Cameron Nichols and Tyson Weiss. All handcrafted decor is suitable for indoor/outdoor use — so perfect for this time of year. We’ll be celebrating our fifth anniversary, too, so stop by for some cheer!


Luminari Arts


1133 Commercial St.

“Surviving the Retrograde” tarot card readings by Judith. New upcycled portraits by Angela Rossi on porcelain. Local favorite Scheckpea plays toe-tapping tunes.


Old Things and Objects


1015 Commercial St.

Come to our grand reopening in a new location, celebrating 15 years of business. Co-owner Lisa Ackerman is showing her new oil paintings, and her friend Lorenzo will play guitar and ukulele. OTAO carries unique products such as vintage toys, soaps, books, art, fun retro goodies and more!


de la Salandra


1145 Commercial St.

Mary de la Salandra, vocalist and Raymond Martin, guitarist, (stunning rayguns) will be performing in her little dress shop, de la Salandra. TaTaTa is original, silly, esoteric music they have composed over the last 20 years. Clothes, shoes, bears and hares are created in the same spirit.


RiverSea Gallery


1160 Commercial St.

Grand Visions is an exhibition of oil paintings, drawings and drypoint engravings by Mark Larson. Inspired by travel to Italy, he mixes surreal images of nature and Italian architecture to reflect on our relationship to the environment.

In the Alcove, artist Karen Story delivers a show exploring figure and landscape in a mix of acrylic and collage influenced by her travels to Borneo and the Pacific Northwest.


The Art Stall


1268 Commercial St.

Join us for refreshments and see a variety of works by 22 local artists, including a few new ones! Limited Edition Summer Truffles by Moonstruck Chocolate Co. are also here!


Tempo Gallery


1271 Commercial St.

Vicki Baker, a painter and printmaker, and Janet Hutchings, a fabric artist, are July’s featured artists. Stop by to see their work and visit with them during Art Walk. You can also enjoy jazz keyboard music played by Peter Unander. Also showing: Mark Hutchings, Edward Peterson, Thron Riggs, Carol Smith and Phyllis Taylor.


Old Town Framing Company


1287 Commercial St.

Photographer Sara Absher draws inspiration from her environment. Finding a spiritual connection in the wild beauty of the Pacific Northwest provided inspiration that transformed into a prodigious journey of life, love, heartache and healing.


Anita Building


1312 Commercial St.

Anita invites you to the soft opening of this creative space, which will be part private studio/part laid-back looking and listening for alternative and experimental music, film and art. Anita opens her doors to give folks a peek and an earful of musical guests: Serious River Song (featuring Will Elias), Geological Creep and Visible Cloaks.


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!


Bridge and Tunnel Bottleshop and Taproom


1390 Duane St.

Presenting Zac Caswell: Melting imagery, chemical reaction and a newer style he calls “puzzling,” Zac works in materials that are at least 75 percent recycled.


Blue Scorcher Bakery & Cafe


1493 Duane St.

Photographer Eric Stewart’s exhibit, “Extraordinary Views,” will be on display during the month of July, including during the Astoria Art Walk. Looking beyond the ordinary is what Stewart’s body of work is all about.



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