Monthly Archives: July 2018

Calendar Events for Northwest By Northwest Gallery September/October/November

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September .A collector’s selection of renowned public artist and noted bronze sculptor Georgia Gerber’s
work is presented. Gerber has created Tufted Puffins, an edition of 15 for Cannon Beach. A percentage of the sale of the sculpture goes to HRAP.

Contemporary sculptor Ivan McLean is known for his stainless steel spheres and moveable circular stabiles.
His projects include the World Trade Center in Long Beach and the Nike Campus.

Paintings and kiln formed glass by master artist Angelita Surmon. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Portland Art Museum.

PBS NewsHour featured Christopher Burkett for his fine art film photography this year.

Special event Monday September 10th 3 to 5. Informal talk on Art. Clients include Nike & You Go Girls Tours. Curator & gallerist for over three decades, Joyce Lincoln has introduced 5 public sculptures that were voted on and selected by public choice vote. The sculptures are now owned by the City of Cannon Beach.

Hazel Schlesinger Oil Paintings. Abstract & Plein Air award winning painter. Look for her work in movies, TV commercials and international commercials. Cristina Acosta paintings of birds and panels with trees . Contemporary.

November. 31st Annual Stormy Weather Arts Festival November 2, 3 & 4. Artists in attendance ; Georgia Gerber new bronze sculpture. Friday evening reception for the sculptor 5 to 7. Talk on process of casting.

Gerber is a nationally prominent and one of the NW’s most distinctive sculptors with works like the iconic landmark “Rachel, the pig at the Pike Place Market in Seattle and downtown Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square with 26 sculptures & fountains depicting Oregon Wildlife. Gerber’s bronze sculpture helps define the character and place marks of those cities.

See web site for Saturday afternoon schedule of talks and presentations. Evening reception with artists 6 to 8.

Angelita Surmon’s rhythmic paintings of natures movements are depicted in kiln formed glass and paintings.

New bronze figurative sculpture of Ann Fleming . Distinctive the sculpture speaks of the greater themes and stories of our lives. Fleming will unveil new sculpture for the Arts Festival. Fleming’s signature sculpture “Midori” has been made into a public sculpture.

PBS NewsHour feature on Oregon’s Master of Fine Art Photography this year highlighted the end of an era of tradition with emphasis on the fact that the darkroom masters materials are no longer being made. Burkett’s master works of color photography are in numerous collections including Museum of Fine Arts Huston & The Nelson Atkins Museum of Fine Art Kansas City.

Northwest By Northwest Gallery
232 N Spruce
Cannon Beach, Oregon
503 436 0741

look for the galleries sculpture garden across from the Chamber/Info Center

Colt & Turtle created for Kansas City Public Art Project (Prarie Fire) Northwest By Northwest Gallery

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Awards from Cannon Beach Gallery Group’s 10th Annual Plein Air and More Arts Festival

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Cannon Beach, OR – July 2, 87   Nearly 35 artists participated in the Cannon Beach Gallery Group’s 10th Annual Plein Air & More Arts Festival which drew a crowd to the coast June 22-24 to watch them paint and create throughout the town and on the beach.  At the end of the festival, Kaline Carter from SW Art Magazine announced six awards for those painting “En Plain Air” as well as to those who represented the “& More” part of the event which opened it up to sculptors, glass artists, ceramicists, jewelers, photographers and more.

Receiving awards from the magazine, along with a hand blown glass sculpture created by Cannon Beach Artist Jim Kingwell from Icefire Glassworks, were:

Anton Pavlenko, Dragonfire Gallery: Award of Excellence for “En Plein Air” work done onsite during the weekend and for overall body of work.

Karen Croner, Imprint Gallery:  Award of Excellence for “& More” work done onsite during the weekend and for overall body of work.

Receiving additional Honorary Awards of Excellence from the magazine:

Hazel Schlesinger, Northwest By Northwest Gallery

Gretha Lindwood, White Bird Gallery

Shelby Silver, Jewelry By Sharon Amber

Dana Murray, DragonFire Gallery

Winner of the People’s Choice Award was Dan Chen, Bronze Coast Gallery. He also received a glass sculpture created by Jim Kingwell.

More information:  Bonnie Gilchrist, 503-635-5100

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT 2018 – 30 Small Beach Towns That Should be on Your Radar

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Cannon Beach, Oregon
This beach features the iconic 235-foot-tall Haystack Rock and miles of sandy shores that lead into the Pacific Ocean. Head here to admire the sunset and go on a romantic stroll with your sweetheart – golden hour is one of the best times to soak up the beach’s beauty. The area also offers ample hiking opportunities, hosts year-round festivals and is home to art galleries and boutiques galore. You’ll find Cannon Beach about 80 miles northwest of Portland.