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Astoria Artists encouraged to share studios in July

Astoria — Artists interested in participating in the 2017 Astoria Open Studios Tour — an Astoria Visual Arts event the last weekend in July — must register by May 15.

During the tour, held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July...

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Call to artists: Cannon Beach Arts Association seeks submissions for juried text, image show

CANNON BEACH — The Cannon Beach Arts Association is seeking submissions for the May juried show, Frame of Reference, which will feature contemporary artwork blending text and image.

From Egyptian hieroglyphics to contemporary graphic...

Bay Avenue Gallery celebrates seven years
Bay Avenue Gallery celebrates seven years

OCEAN PARK, WASH. — April marks Bay Avenue Gallery’s seventh anniversary. The gallery at 1406 Bay Avenue in Ocean Park will celebrate this achievement Friday and Saturday, April 7-8, with a new exhibition of artwork, artist...

Portlanders, locals featured at LightBox gallery show
Portlanders, locals featured at LightBox gallery show

ASTORIA — LightBox Photographic Gallery recognizes the Portland photographic community for their talent in the sixth annual “PDX 30 Exhibit.” This group exhibit opens with an artists’ reception on...

Quilt Trunk show, sale with Karen Snyder
Quilt Trunk show, sale with Karen Snyder

ILWACO, Wash. — A Quilt Trunk Show and Sale is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 8 at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum.

Noted quilt historian and author Karen Snyder will display vintage quilts from her collection displayed as a...

‘Monet’s Garden’ is on display at Seaside Public Library
‘Monet’s Garden’ is on display at Seaside Public Library

SEASIDE — Through April 25 the Seaside Public Library is exhibiting photographs by Claudia Toutain-Dorbec of Cannon Beach.

The show is titled “A Season At Monet’s...

Astoria Second Saturday Art Walk: April 2017
Astoria Second Saturday Art Walk: April 2017

ASTORIA — Downtown merchants and galleries will hold Astoria’s Second Saturday Art Walk from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 8. Meet artists and mingle with art lovers while enjoying refreshments and new exhibits. Some locations are open...

AVA celebrates high school artists
AVA celebrates high school artists

ASTORIA — Astoria Visual Arts is showcasing local student artists in the first Clatsop County High School Art Exhibition at the Fort George Lovell Showroom during the Astoria Second Saturday Art Walk on April 8, from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Light snacks...

The Arts: Carving out a international reputation one piece at a time
The Arts: Carving out a international reputation one piece at a time

ASTORIA — Hundreds of different woods, all descriptions, sizes and shapes, are part of wood sculptor and jewelry designer Rick Crawford’s prized stash — where he settles, they settle.

Crawford, his partner, Gail, and their...

Beaver Tales calls for entries
Beaver Tales calls for entries

Oregon State University offers Beaver Tales exhibits this year, honoring the beaver’s contributions to our environment.

On the coast, the exhibit visits Seaside in May, Astoria Art Loft in June and Nehalem in August.

In Astoria, the...

Seaside First Saturday Art Walk: April 2017
Seaside First Saturday Art Walk: April 2017

SEASIDE — Celebrating 13 years in 2017, the next Seaside First Saturday Art Walk, is 5-7 p.m. April 1. Visitors meet artists, view artist demonstrations and, oftentimes, enjoy live performances in music. The event is free and is about seeing...

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