Northwest By Northwest Gallery – Tolley Marney won The Editor’s Choice Award at the Plein and More Arts Festival
Editor’s Choice award for the 9th Annual Plein Air & More Arts Festival held June 23, 24 & 25th throughout Cannon Beach was sculptor Tolley Marney.
Editor of the prestigious Southwest Art Magazine , Kaline Carter said that he wished he could give another award because Marney’s life partner , the painter Cristina Acosta was of merit for technique and vision in her paintings influenced by her Zuni & Old Spanish family heritage.
Both sculptor Marney & painter Acosta will be at the gallery July 10th & 11th working outside creating new works and talking technique at NW By NW GALLERY in Cannon Beach.
The gallery is celebrating its 30th year and is known for representing Christopher Burkett fine art photographer & bronze sculptor & public artist Georgia Gerber
Equine sculptor Tolley Marney’s work is created using a traditional blacksmithing forge. He uses reclaimed wood. This work is titled “The Knight”. He has had an exhibition at the Palm Springs Museum.
— The Knight (by Tolley Marney: 24″ long x 19″ tall x 10″ wide
June 23, 24, 25 Plein Air & More Arts Festival
see artists working on location throughout Cannon Beach
Participating gallery artists:
Dave & Boni Deal, Robert Schlegel, Gretha Lindwood
Josh Henrie, Bev Drew Kindley, Brooke Borcherding
Gallery Reception: Friday, June 23th, 4:00 – 6:00pm
Raku Firing on the Beach with Dave & Boni Deal
Saturday, June 24th, 7:00pm
Plein Air & More Arts Festival June 23, 24 & 25. Join NW By NW GALLERY celebrating their 30th year.
Friday reception with the artists 4 to 8. LIVE MUSIC with Nathan Harner original acoustic guitar. SINEANN Winery with wine educator Patrick MCELLIGOTT.
Jeff White oil painting “Into the Unknown” 60 x 72 .
Jeff White has won the Plein Air Public Choice Vote and been published in SW Art Magazine.Jeff has been featured on Oregon Art Beat Public Television.
Cristina Acosta painting “Grandmother with Coyote”.
Memoir painting of acrylic, charcoal & pastel on board with organic resin. Author of the book “Paint Happy”. Color & design consultant . Cristina will return July 9, 10 & 11th.
Tolley Marney of sculpture “The Knight” 24’L x 19″ H x 10″ W
Forged Steel & Reclaimed Wood .
Upcoming events include Stormy Weather Arts Festival with renowned public artist and bronze sculptor Georgia Gerber & Master of Fine Art Color Photography Christopher Burkett November 3, 4 & 5.
Look for Contemporary Sculptor Ivan McLean’s work in our Landmark Sculpture Garden downtown across from the City Park & Info Center.
Northwest By Northwest Gallery Hazel Schlesinger will be here for the Plein Air & More Arts Festival
Hazel Schlesinger grew up in Cannon Beach and taught school here. She understands the unique light “luminosity” and rich colors of the Coast especially painting en Plein Air, outside in natural light. Hazel’s oil paintings can be seen in Films & TV all through out the world. Meet her here at the gallery Saturday June 24th at 12:00. Plein Air & More Arts Festival .
Joyce Lincoln NW By NW GALLERY director.
Artist & author Cristina Acosta loves color. Her work is informed by her heritage of Spanish & Native American Ancestry . Many of her paintings are memoir paintings about her life and that of her family.
She will be at NW By NW GALLERY on Saturday, June 24 at 12:00.
She will return for an exhibition on July 10 & 11th