Make plans now to attend one of four workshops to be held during the week leading up to the Plein Air & More Art Festival. Come out to paint and then stay for all of the festivities over the weekend. The village and beaches will be filled with artists capturing the beauty of the area and galleries will be overflowing with art.
Register now! All registrations are made directly with the workshop leaders and are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Lodging: Attendees are responsible for securing their own lodging. For more information go to: cannonbeach.org.
June 22, 23
Two days working En Plein Air
Start the day with a basic introduction to the history and the current surges of this form of expression. He will show you with demos the basics of starting a painting, while discussing composition, line, shape, value and light. His goal is to open you up to the challenges and pleasure of expressing yourself through painting the landscape. All levels of experience are welcome. Class limited to 10 artists. $200 for two days
June 22, 23
Join me for a fun and inspiring two day plein air workshop in one of “National Geographic’s “Top 100 art towns in America”. The focus will be on painting expressive and lively seascapes on location. We’ll cover topics such as concept, composition, values, color and more. You can also expect lectures, live demos, optional critiques and hands-on individual instruction. All levels of artists welcome. Limited to 10 students. $195.
June 22, 23
Hazel and Brand Schlesinger
“Beginning and Beyond”
Come join the fun of painting on the beach. This two day Plein Air Workshop will focus on many quick painting sketches for beginners and beyond. Participants will leave with several small studies.
Class size is limited to 8 students, allowing maximum one-on-one easel time given by two instructors. $185.
Contact: email@example.com 503-260-1961
“Learning the Language of Light and Color”
This awesome three day course is going to be full of Michael’s favorite color mixes and his tips and tricks to help take your paintings to the next level. Experience hands-on the keys to color relationships and harmony that portray emotion. Learn new color schemes while exploring your personal color response through Hue, Temperature, Value and Saturation.
“Using color honestly will blend your subject with you and your viewer in a very personal and heartfelt manner.” – McMurry
Michael shares how artists of any level can bring more energy and better engagement to their work. This is your opportunity to discover how to manifest Mood and painterly poetry through your brushes.
Class is open to all levels of both acrylic and oil painters. Limited to 15 students. $270.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, michaelorwick.com
Georgia Gerber” Arctic Embrace ” 26 x 31 x 21 Bronze Ed. of 15
New Georgia Gerber collection created for Stormy Weather .
232 N. Spruce Tel: 503-436-0741
“Mother and Child” by Bob Boomer will be featured during Stormy Weather Weekend.
Northwest by Northwest Gallery 2016 Stormy Weather Festival
Renowned bronze sculptor and public artist Georgia Gerber is the featured artist for our 29th Annual Stormy Weather Arts Festival. Her evocative and distinctive sculpture define many of our favorite gathering places in the Pacific Northwest. Her iconic landmark “Rachel”, the pig at the Pike Place Market in Seattle & downtown Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square depicting Oregon Wildlife with twenty six bronze sculptures speak of the beauty and grace she finds in the natural world. Her work is respectful and reverential.
Many of her public sculptures can be seen in zoos, libraries around the region and throughout the country. Gerber will discuss the foundry process and her passion for public sculpture on Friday evening from 5 to 6. She will share a new collection of works created for our 29th year.
“Stretching Rabbits”, “Cougar” & “Arctic Embrace”.
On Saturday November 5 from 3 to 4 she will give an informal talk on public sculpture and her new collection .
Gerber has the first woman owned and operated foundry in America.
Contemporary sculptor Ivan McLean’s Red Steel Sphere & Steel “Re Invention ” sculptures can be seen in our Landmark Sculpture garden across from the City Park & Info Center/Chamber .
His work can be seen throughout the Pearl District and Nine’s Hotel in Portland. He has just completed eight public sculptures for the City of Livermore California. He has a collection of Spheres across from the famous Hollywood Letters in California & the San Luis Obispo Performing Arts Center. His work can be seen on the Nike Campus . McLean is one of the most sought after sculptors working today for both public and private projects . Informal talk 2 to 3 on Saturday.
Throughout Cannon Beach he has created the tops of the amusing garbage cans & the sayings belong to the artist and some belong to his father in law who wrote for Laugh In.
Christopher Burkett, Oregon Fine Art photographer says that his subject matter is light. His Luminous photographs have brought him world wide acclaim. Authentic color so breath taking that the words “You have to suspend your disbelief when looking at a Christopher Burkett photograph are often posted at NW By NW GALLERY.
Burkett is fond of saying “A pixel will never be a photon” on his using traditional darkroom techniques. His photographs are printed by hand one at a time.
His darkroom technique was garnered from Ansel Adams who said “The negative is the score, the print is the performance” . Most recent museum acquisitions are Fine Arts Museum of Houston & Nelson-Atkins Museum of Fine Art in Kansas City. Meet this American Master on Saturday November 5 from 1 -2. He is unveiling a new photograph for us in celebration of our 29th year. 1859 Magazine has done an in depth article for the November issue.
“Burkett has done for Color what Adams & Weston did for Black & White” J. Enyeart, historian.
Oil Painter Jeff White will give a talk on color theory. For months he has worked on a Pointillist Oil painting for our 29th Stormy Weather. Saturday 4 to 5. OPB TV Oregon Art beat Featured Artist known for his Skyscapes & Landscapes.
Local oil painter Hazel Schlesinger grew up in Cannon Beach and understands the light & color of “One of the 100 Most Beautiful Places on Earth”. Her Contemporary & Plein Air Paintings have been published in Southwest Art Magazine and can bee seen in TV commercials & TV Series around the world. Saturday, 11 to 12.
Stormy Weather Festival Schedule
Friday, November 4, evening from 5 – 6
Saturday, November 5, from 11 – 12
Saturday, November 5, from 1 -2
Saturday, November 5, from 2 – 3
Saturday November 5 from 3 to 4
Saturday, November 5, from 4 – 5
Live Music – Bobcat Bob Paul Dueber & Thistle & Rose
Northwest By Northwest Gallery
232 N Spruce Cannon Beach 503 436 0741
located in the heart of Cannon Beach
across from the City Park and Information Center
255 North Hemlock Street
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