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Northwest By Northwest Gallery Art News

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Public Sculptor Ivan McLean has just returned from installing 6 very large Spheres on Hollywood Boulevard, directly across from Beverly Hills. The Sphere pictured is 108′ H.

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Northwest By Northwest Gallery Art News for Wayne Chabre Public Sculptor

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Wayne Chabre won the Public Choice Vote in 2007 for the Sculpture Without Walls Program for his work “A Delicate Balance”. This is his latest Public Sculpture for Waitsburg.

He has created a game for the historic town .

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An all juried show, Terra Nova – Cannon Beach Gallery

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“Beth’s Garden” by Janet Bland

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Terra Nova will open at the Cannon Beach Gallery on Saturday, June 6 with an opening Artist’s Reception that evening from 5-7 pm.  An all juried show, Northwest artists were encouraged to blur the lines of contemporary landscape for this exhibition, which will be curated by the Cannon Beach Gallery Committee.  Terra Nova will be on display until Sunday, June 28.  The Cannon Beach Gallery is open Wednesday – Monday from 10 am – 4 pm.

In addition, there will be a Nature Journaling Workshop on Sunday, June 7 at Circle Creek Habitat Reserve in Seaside led by artist Dorota Haber-Lehigh..  The workshop will be held from 10 am – 12:30 pm with a fee of $30.  There is limited space, so please contact the CBAA in advance to reserve your space by phone 503-436-0744 or email cannonbeacharts@gmail.com.

More information about the workshop follows:

Explore the beauty and mystery of the coastal landscape through nature journaling. Learn how to capture your observations and impressions in word and art.  Strengthen your connection with the natural world by careful observation and recording of things you see, feel, hear or taste; a great way to start or continue your nature journal. The workshop is ideal for artists, naturalists, hikers or birders.  All levels welcomed. Age: children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.

Our workshop will take place at Circle Creek Habitat Reserve, land conserved by The North Coast Land Conservancy, a private land trust operating on the North Coast of Oregon from Lincoln City to Astoria.  Katie Voelke, Executive Director of NCLC, will provide an opening message about the land trust and the site we will be visiting today.

We will continue with a short discussion on why to use nature journaling and how to go about creating a nature journal. We will explore the habitat reserve and students will have time for hands on journaling.  Participants will receive a copy Dorota’s of coloring/reading book: Native Berries of the Coastal Pacific Northwest for future reference.

Instructor: Dorota is an educator, artist and a forager. She will share her knowledge of nature journaling and plants.

Materials: Bring a sketchbook of your choice, pencil 2 B or 4 B, writing utensil (I suggest Pigma Micron black pen 005 or 01), other media of choice (color pencils or watercolors)

Things to Know: Bring water and snacks, and anything to keep you comfortable outdoors on the coast: sun hat, sunglasses, comfortable shoes and rain jacket. There are no restrooms available at Circle Creek. There will be light walking on uneven terrain, if you are unable to walk or would prefer to sit while sketching – bring your own light camping chair.

Funding Partner: Cannon Beach Tourism & Arts Fund

Jeff White joins Northwest by Northwest Gallery for the 7th Annual Plein Air & More Arts Festival

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On the Clackamas by Jeff White

Skyscapes & Landscapes in oil reflect the artists most memorable and moving experiences with nature. Jeff paints the splendor of our natural world in the Northwest in pursuit of the ethereal & atmospheric light our region is known for.

Collections include:
Schnitzer Steel
the performer Joanna Newson
Clint Eastwood.

Paintings in Public Places include:
The Hawaii Temple Visitor Center.
Seattle Maritime Museum.
San Francisco Bay Wildlife Refuge.

Jeff White is an OPB TV feature artist. Oregon Art Beat.

Master artist Jeff White will join us for the 6th Annual
Plein Air & More Arts Festival covered by the prestigious
Southwest Art Magazine, June 26, 27 & 28.

 

Cannon Beach Gallery announces its next show

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The Next All-Juried Show At The Cannon Beach Gallery Is In June.

Artists are encouraged to submit up to three pieces of original art work to the next all juried show at the Cannon Beach Gallery, Terra Nova on Thursday, June 4, 10am – 4pm.  Artists working in all media are encouraged to blur the lines of contemporary landscape for this exhibition, which will run from June 6 – June 28.    The exhibit will be curated by the CBAA’s Gallery Committee, artists will be notified by phone or email by the end of the day on Friday, June 5 as to whether or not their work was selected to be hung as part of the show.The Artist’s Reception is on June 6, 5 – 7 pm.

For more information about the Juried Show Program at the Cannon Beach Gallery, please visit our website, www.cannonbeacharts.org.

In addition, this special event will be happening the weekend of the opening reception.

Nature Journaling Workshop

A CBAA event in conjunction with the June Juried show, Terra Nova

Sunday, June 7th 10am – 12:30pm

Led by Dorota Haber-Lehigh

Circle Creek Habitat Reserve, Seaside

Workshop Fee: $30

Explore the beauty and mystery of the coastal landscape through nature journaling. Learn how to capture your observations and impressions in word and art.  Strengthen your connection with the natural world by careful observation and recording of things you see, feel, hear or taste; a great way to start or continue your nature journal. The workshop is ideal for artists, naturalists, hikers or birders.  All levels welcomed. Age: children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.

Our workshop will take place at Circle Creek Habitat Reserve, land conserved by The North Coast Land Conservancy, a private land trust operating on the North Coast of Oregon from Lincoln City to Astoria.  Katie Voelke, Executive Director of NCLC, will provide an opening message about the land trust and the site we will be visiting today.

We will continue with a short discussion on why to use nature journaling and how to go about creating a nature journal. We will explore the habitat reserve and students will have time for hands on journaling.  Participants will receive a copy Dorota’s of coloring/reading book: Native Berries of the Coastal Pacific Northwest for future reference.

Instructor: Dorota is an educator, artist and a forager. She will share her knowledge of nature journaling and plants.

Materials: Bring a sketchbook of your choice, pencil 2 B or 4 B, writing utensil (I suggest Pigma Micron black pen 005 or 01), other media of choice (color pencils or watercolors)

Things to Know: Bring water and snacks, and anything to keep you comfortable outdoors on the coast: sun hat, sunglasses, comfortable shoes and rain jacket. There are no restrooms available at Circle Creek. There will be light walking on uneven terrain, if you are unable to walk or would prefer to sit while sketching – bring your own light camping chair.

Funding Partner: Cannon Beach Tourism & Arts Fund


About the Cannon Beach Arts Association
Since 1986, the Cannon Beach Arts Association (CBAA) has provided programs and opportunities that enhance and support the arts in Cannon Beach and the surrounding community.  The CBAA is a non-profit multidisciplinary arts organization run almost entirely by volunteers, allowing over 97% of its budget to go directly to a wide variety of programs. These programs include: a Summer Art Camp, Scholarships for high school seniors, a $4,000 Individual Artist Grant, a Summer Art Internship and the Cannon Beach Gallery. The Cannon Beach Arts Association programs are all funded through member’s contributions, and grants from business, foundations, and government agencies.
For more information, contact the Cannon Beach Arts Association at
(503) 436-0744, or PO Box 684, Cannon Beach, OR 97110; Email: cannonbeacharts@gmail.com ,Web: www.cannonbeacharts.org.