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Astoria Second Saturday Art Walk

Have an evening of fun Sept. 8

Published on September 4, 2018 3:27PM

‘Siblings Summer Fun’ by Phyllis Taylor at Tempo Gallery.

Courtesy Tempo Gallery

‘Siblings Summer Fun’ by Phyllis Taylor at Tempo Gallery.

Carol Smith’s Sunriver Dusk,’ a photograph on view at Tempo Gallery.

Courtesy Tempo Gallery

Carol Smith’s Sunriver Dusk,’ a photograph on view at Tempo Gallery.

Jo Lumpkin Brown’s sketch of Astoria artist Noel Thomas sketching.

Courtesy Dulcye Taylor

Jo Lumpkin Brown’s sketch of Astoria artist Noel Thomas sketching.

A linoleum block print from the collection of Forsythea owner Patricia Fagerland.

Courtesy Forsythea

A linoleum block print from the collection of Forsythea owner Patricia Fagerland.

Cody Fox, an Astoria native, is Astoria Vintage Hardware’s pop-up artist for September. In this photo, he presents a painting of Multnomah Falls.

Courtesy Astoria Vintage Hardware

Cody Fox, an Astoria native, is Astoria Vintage Hardware’s pop-up artist for September. In this photo, he presents a painting of Multnomah Falls.

‘Gas Mask Lovers,’ acrylic on panel, by Morrison Pierce at McVarish Gallery.

Courtesy McVarish Gallery

‘Gas Mask Lovers,’ acrylic on panel, by Morrison Pierce at McVarish Gallery.

Diane Kingzett’s ‘Superior,’ oil on canvas, on view at Imogen Gallery.

Courtesy Imogen Gallery

Diane Kingzett’s ‘Superior,’ oil on canvas, on view at Imogen Gallery.

Kirsten Horning’s ‘Gamera.’

Courtesy Astoria Visual Arts

Kirsten Horning’s ‘Gamera.’

An untitled monoprint by Sarah Lippold.

Courtesy Astoria Visual Arts

An untitled monoprint by Sarah Lippold.


ASTORIA — The final Second Saturday Art Walk of summer 2018 is fast approaching! From 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 8, wander through downtown Astoria, check out galleries, get to know artists and their work, sample refreshments and enjoy the city nightlife. (Some locations open and close earlier and later.)


1. The Art Loft


106 Third St.

Presenting large, representational paintings of the maritime world by Shon Frostad, highlighting parts of ships, docks, etc. His paintings are bold and colorful. Steven Bash’s unique photographs feature amazing and sensitive close-ups of plants and animals, vivid landscapes, etc. Art Loft Art Walk hours are early, 1 to 4 p.m.


2. WineKraft


80 10th St. (Pier 11)

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


3. Paul Polson Gallery


100 10th St.

Showing new oil paintings of Astoria and the surrounding area. The artist’s retrospect will continue with large abstract paintings, some with surrealist qualities. An older series depicting our earth and the musical aspects of our universe will be shown on the main wall.


4. McVarish Gallery


1060 10th St.

Presenting the work of Morrison Pierce: “America is Beautiful.” Working from World War II photos, Morrison painted this expressionist series playing ironically with candy colors associated with childhood and innocence, while capturing the sadness and devastation of war. This is a timely show that reminds us not to let history repeat itself in our current political climate.


5. Wake Gallery


1060 10th St.

“All About Hands” painting and drawing exhibition of the works of French artists Ariane Pick and Yves Prince visiting from Paris, France. Opening party, refreshments and artist meet-and-greet 5 to 9 p.m. at The Secret Gallery located inside the Sanborn building on the main floor. Enter at 160 10th St. side door (next door to McVarish Gallery on 10th Street).


6. AVA Artist-in-Residence


80 11th St. (Pier 11)

Meet AVA’s newest artists-in-residence Lucca Dust and Melanie Steffl as they each embark on a four-month residency. Melanie will be exploring a combination of digital data and representational landscape imagery opening a dialogue about the coexistence of humans and nature. Lucca will be featuring a variety of colorful and playful masks created with a plethora of media and referencing cultural influences.


7. Astoria Vintage Hardware


1162 Marine Drive

Cody Fox is a native Astorian whose passion for the wilderness is mirrored through his paintings. Fox will be the featured pop-up artist for September.


8. Imogen Gallery


240 11th St.

Diane Kingzett of Portland, brings a new series of mixed-media paintings for her third solo show with us. Kingzett’s work conveys in sublime and provocative ways her response and impression of time and places known through her love of travel and life experience.


9. Cargo


240 11th St.

Getting ready for fall with new handmade textiles from around the globe. Soon we’ll be getting a large delivery of rugs from Turkey.


10. AVA New Gallery


375 Duane St.

Local printmakers Kirsten Horning and Sarah Lippold are members of The North Coast Printmakers Collective. Horning says she likes “the rhythm of carving the wood, the smoothness of the block and inks. This work reaches into my childhood inspiration with MONSTERS!” Lippold: “My prints show you a snapshot from my memory of what I see everyday in the world around me.”


11. Forsythea Home & Garden Art


1124 Commercial St.

Linoleum Block Prints will be featured. Pieces include some rarely seen and a few newbies from the collection of artist/owner Patricia Fagerland.


12. Luminari Arts


1133 Commercial St.

A journey into human/nature by Terrie Remington, inspired by the belief that it has never been so important for us to realize that we are part of nature and nature is a part of us. We see our images in clouds, the moon, trees and rocks, and swim into the sea with dolphins and fly into space with birds.


13. 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.


14. RiverSea Gallery


1160 Commercial St.

“From the Source to the Sea” features new paintings by Barbara Szkutnik, a retired airline pilot who explores the point where water transitions into sky in these mostly aerial landscapes. In the Alcove, Stephanie Brockway and Dayna Collins present “Scrounged Beauty,” a collaborative show of mixed-media artwork from salvaged components. Local author Marianne Monson will be here to sign her latest book, “Women of the Blue and Gray.”


15. The Art Stall


1268 Commercial St.

Please join us this Art Walk for refreshments and view the works of a few more new artists. I would like to welcome Blue Bond, David Brooks and Dan Cheney to our group. Blue and David paint in oils, Dan in watercolor and acrylic.


16. Tempo Gallery


1271 Commercial St.

Phyllis Taylor and Carol Smith are featured artists this month. Taylor has eight new works of local subjects in watercolor, acrylic and a photograph. Smith is showing a “Summer Dream” series of photographs.

Also showing: Janet Hutchings, Vicki Baker, Ed Peterson, Thron Riggs, and Mark Hutchings. Music by Denise Reed on keyboard and vocals with Sabine Muth on violin.


17. Old Town Framing Company


1287 Commercial St.

Jo Lumpkin Brown is “hanging out” with us. She is releasing the past and celebrating the present with Astoria-inspired drawings. After 30 years as a paint supervisor in the motion picture industry, she has finally retired! During those 30 years, Jo painted several large murals around Astoria that still exist. Now Jo comes home and gets to be small, personal and playful.


18. Tidal Rock Park


Duane and 15th streets

Join art installation artists Jessica Schleif, Agnes Field and Brenda Harper for a celebration of the Tidal Rock Park improvements.

Events include a drumming and smudge ceremony by the Chinook Nation at 6 p.m.; a dance with Marco Davis and the Oddfellow Collective; Seth Tichenor and Gad Perez, “On Gentrification & Home”; music with sound artist Derek Ecklund; Dinah Urell sings “Song from the Heart”; Bill Atwood does sculpture; and Charissa Brock has a light installation. Food by Blue Scorcher Bakery & Cafe.


19. Creations Studio & Gallery


1396 Duane St. (Duane and 14 streets)

It’s our first anniversary! Stop by, have a piece of cake and check out the work of 11 local artists. We’re not your typical gallery. Come see what we’ve got — mixed media, paintings, photos, jewelry, copper wire trees and mosaics!


20. Bridge and Tunnel Bottleshop and Taproom


1390 Duane St.

Chelsea Gittle, local artist and owner of Proof in Painting, will be displaying a sample of paintings used at paint-and-sip events hosted at various venues in the area.



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