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 IRead More →

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 & thresholdsRead More →

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 paintingsRead More →

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 theRead More →