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June 22, 23 & 24. Plein Air & More Arts Festival with Hazel Schlesinger and Northwest By Northwest Gallery

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June 22, 23 & 24. Throughout Cannon Beach, Plein Air & More
artist working out doors in natural light.

Hazel Schlesinger is an award winning artist born in Cannon Beach. Her paintings are seen around the world of vineyards and Cannon Beach her favorite subject. Haze is also an outstanding Abstract painter. Her paintings can be seen in films, TV series and international commercials .

Two receptions Friday & Saturday June 22 & 23 from 5 to 7 with live music and Oregon’s Sineaan winery with Patrick McELLIGOTT. Hazel or Haze as she is known will be teaching a Plein Air workshop two days before the event.

Northwest By Northwest Gallery
232 N Spruce
Cannon Beach
NWBYNWGALLERY.com
established 1987

Seven Blades at Sunset Jeffrey Hull Gallery

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Seven Blades at Sunset

When I haven’t painted in a while and there’s nothing ‘easy’ to pick up where I left off, I will often grab a piece of paper and just start painting with little or no planning (I tend to get mired in the planning). It usually starts the creativity and voila, I’m back. I’ve painted blades of grass with a sunset and ocean behind it before. In this case, as I worked backwards from painting to planning, it dawned on me it would be challenging to limit the blades of grass to the number of seven. I wanted to see if I could make it work.

Original Framed Watercolor    20″ x 24.5″   $1,500. – image 10.5″ x 15″

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www.hullgallery.com

503-436-2600     888-436-2606

Deborah DeWit “Thresholds & Reflections” Exhibition: May 4 – June 19 White Bird Gallery

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Exhibition: May 4 – June 19

Deborah DeWit “Thresholds & Reflections”

New Paintings

Opening Reception
Saturday, May 5th, 5:00 – 7:00pm
during Spring Unveiling Arts Festival

White Bird Gallery
251 N. Hemlock, Cannon Beach, OR
503.436.2681
info@whitebirdgallery.com

For her new exhibition, Deborah DeWit continues to consider the human experience and moments in time through natural and figurative subjects rendered in luminous oil paintings. This new body of work juxtaposes interior and exterior environments, using real world imagery to create narratives that reflect the mind body relationship and how our experiences in the natural world shape the way we think. Architectural elements like windows & thresholds explore these connections between inner and outer realities both physically and philosophically. DeWit’s metaphoric compositions include depictions of people in the local community and what they do in the day-to-day as well as scenes conglomerated from her home-studio-property. As the artist states:

“This group of paintings reflects my ideas on the subject of how our senses interact with nature to feed our imagination and our intellect, and how we cross thresholds from the real world to the meaning of things.”

Deborah DeWit is a well-known artist residing on Oregon’s North Coast. Her mature painting style has developed over the course of her lengthy career, which began as a photographer in late 1970’s. DeWit now has several books published on her work, highlighting overarching themes in photography, writing, oil painting and pastels. DeWit’s artwork expresses autobiographical subjects to create symbolic imagery through the interplay of indoor and outdoor environments to elevate her sensitive and thought-provoking compositions into a realm where real and imagined space meet.

Weblink to the show online:

http://www.whitebirdgallery.com/dewit/index2018.html

Northwest By Northwest Gallery Press Release Plein Air & More Hazel Schlesinger

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Art News 2017 Public Choice Winner Hazel Schlesinger will be the featured artist for 2018 Plein Air & More at Northwest By Northwest Gallery 232 N Spruce . downtown across from the City Park & Chamber Center. 503 436 0741.

 

Hazel Schlesinger “At the Rock” Oil on Canvas . Courtesy Northwest By Northwest Gallery

2017 Plein Air & More Public Choice Vote Winner returns for this years outdoor Art event.
Hazel grew up in Cannon Beach. Haz as she is called by friends, shares her enthusiasm for life and the
natural world. Her paintings range from traditional to abstractions of oceanscapes.
Her oil paintings are seen around the world in Movies, TV Series & commercials.
Haz paintings have been featured in Southwest Art Magazine, Cannon Beach Magazine & a wine label.

She also loves attending the Stormy Weather Arts Festival, held the first weekend in November.

Northwest By Northwest Gallery
232 N Spruce
Cannon Beach, Oregon 97110
NWBYNWGALLERY.com
503 436 0741

Northwest By Northwest Gallery for PBS NewsHour

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Oak Jubilee, Oregon copyright Christopher Burkett

Christopher Burkett, Oregon’s Master of Fine Art Film Pho tography, featured artist for the PBS NewsHour will join usfor the Stormy Weather Arts Festival November 2 & 3 2018.
Also attending Stormy Weather Georgia Gerber, renowned Public Sculptor & Bronze Artist. NW By NW GALLERY presents a collectors selection including new works: Tufted Puffins, Standing Otter (shown here in clay) & Sitting Fox & Black Bear.
Her Sculpture in Public Places includes Rachel the Pike Place Pig for Seattle’s Pike Place Market.

Contemporary Sculptor Ivan McLean’s “Red Sphere” is a landmark for our Sculpture Garden located across from the City  Park & Info Center. McLean’s projects include Nike, Nines Hotel /Glass Bronze, World Trade Center.

Bronze Sculptor Ann Fleming creates Narrative & Figurative Sculpture . Her “Midori” Sculpture is a Public Sculpture. Her new works include “In the Wind” & “Sea Sault”.

Angelita Surmon creates kiln formed glass & acrylic paintings that celebrate the natural movement of light in the natural world and the rhythm of the wind. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Portland Art Museum.

Hazel Schlesinger , Oil Painter Public Choice Vote Winner will join us for Plein Air & More June 22 & 23. Her paintings can be see seen around the world in TV Series, Movies & international commercials.

Northwest By Northwest Gallery
232 N Spruce
Cannon Beach Oregon
established 1987
NWBYNWGALLERY.com
503 436 0741

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