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3rd Annual Plein-Air & More Event

3rd Annual Plein-Air & More Event

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Plein air is a term derived from the French expression “en plein air,” meaning “in the open air,” and specifically refers to the act of painting outdoors.

Cannon Beach’s popular “Plein Air and More” event has grown to three days this year and will include more than two dozen artists represented by Cannon Beach’s art galleries. They will be creating works of art on location throughout the town and on the beach. Many will work in the traditional method of plein air painting, while others will sculpt, and photograph in their own unique styles. Individual galleries will display the finished works and host receptions for the artists.

You’re invited to sit and watch, ask questions, or even pick up your own brushes and participate in a workshop with Michael Orwick, noted plein air painter, in the week leading up to the event

Below is a listing of each Gallery Group member and representative work from their participating artists for this event.

If you have specific questions about any of the artists, please contact the galleries directly.

To see images and bios of the artists please click HERE

Media calls should be directed to: Bonnie Gilchrist 503-635-5100

Hope to see you here!

Haystack Gallery Unveils New Contemporary Gallery & Artists During 11th Annual Spring Unveiling Weekend, April 29, 30 & May 1

Haystack Gallery Unveils New Contemporary Gallery & Artists During 11th Annual Spring Unveiling Weekend, April 29, 30 & May 1

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CANNON BEACH , OREGON – April 29, 30, & May 1, 2011. Every year Spring Unveiling Weekend kicks off the new work shown by the members of the Cannon Beach Gallery Group. All weekend long many artists from each of the galleries come to Cannon Beach to meet and greet, demo and celebrate. On Saturday the art galleries have scheduled unveilings that take you through the town, and that evening beginning at 6pm, artist’s receptions will be held at each gallery. A complete weekend schedule of unveilings and previews can be seen on www.cbgallerygroup.com.

Friday, April 29 at 4:00pm Unveiling of new paintings by watercolor artists Mike Smith and Bart DeGraaf. Reception to follow.

Saturday, April 30 at 10:00am, Haystack Gallery will open the Gallery Group’s Spring Unveiling celebrations. This year instead of unveiling one artist, we will officially unveil our new gallery space dedicated to Contemporary Art. New artists will include: Jeff Zigulis, Scott J. Morgan, Pat Lambrecht-Hould, Mike Orias, Rogene Manas and Sonya Paz.

Please join us again Saturday at our Artists reception which begins at 6pm in the gallery.

About Haystack Gallery
A Fine Art Gallery established in 1977, Haystack Gallery displays the artwork of over 75 Northwest, national and internationally recognized artists, covering a wide range of styles including original oils, pastels, acrylics and watercolors, bronze and steel sculptures, hand-made jewelry, limited and open edition giclées and lithographs. We feature artists such as: Steve Hanks, Pino, John Ebner, Frogman, Rie Munoz, Sean Conrad, Mike Smith, Sally O’Neill and Michael Tieman.

2012 Workshops During Plein Air & More Week

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DragonFire Gallery

Painting coastal Color & Light

Join Eric Jacobsen and Michael Orwick in scenic Cannon Beach, Oregon, for 5 days of painting spectacular coastal scenery. The class will focus on infusing life and personality into your work, and will focus on the fundamentals of landscape painting. Open to oil painters of all levels.

Price: $124 per day or $500 for all 5 days
When: Mon-Fri, June 18-22, 2012 10-4 daily
Registration dates: Through June 18
Size: 12 people
Skills: All Levels
Where: Environs of Cannon Beach

Description:

You will learn the importance of observation rather than using formulas and recipes to paint what you actually see and feel. Through instruction, demonstrations, and critiques, this workshop explores composition and design, values, color harmony, brushwork and edges.

Each day will include a demo, a group discussion about painting techniques, materials and philosophy, and finally, individual easel time followed with helpful critiques.

This class will be followed by the Cannon Beach Plein Air and More event occurring on June 22-24, 2012. Eric and Michael often like to paint the light of the morning and evening best and always welcome their students to join them for informal sunrise/sunset paint outs (no extra fee).

Payment Options: To sign up for the workshop and for the class supply list and handouts, contact Michael at orwickillustration@comcast.net (503) 693-7639.

11th Annual Spring Unveiling Weekend April 29, 30 & May 1

11th Annual Spring Unveiling Weekend April 29, 30 & May 1

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The members of the Cannon Beach Gallery Group invite you to play along the shores of Cannon Beach and in the varied and beautiful galleries of our town. Nestled between the wild ocean and the coastal mountains Cannon Beach offers art and craft ranging from the playful to the sublime. On April 29, 30, & May 1st, each gallery will spotlight new work by their chosen artists. Unveilings, demos and receptions take place all weekend long, making this event an unparalleled experience for the art lover.

Artists and Gallery info is posted Here
Events schedule is posted
Here.

If you have specific questions about any of the artists, please contact the galleries directly. Hope to see you here!

Media calls should be directed to: Bonnie Gilchrist 503-635-5100

Cannon Beach Spa

Cannon Beach Spa

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232 North Spruce Street
Cannon Beach, OR 97110
503.436.8772

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