Welcome toThe Wild Rivers Coast Art Online Gallery for artists living and working in Gold Beach, Oregon. Each artist's portfolio or website can be viewed by clicking on the artist's name so you can view more of the art that interests you. We hope you enjoy perusing this wonderful collection of art.
Magda Druzdzel Magda's watercolors and oils are glowing scenes of Oregon that capture a moment in time to enjoy forever. Magda grew up in Poland and studied architecture. She has lived in California, Maine, and Minnesota and now enjoys the peace and inspiration of the Gold Beach, Oregon area. She has painted professionally for the past eleven years and has a working studio and gallery in Gold Beach.
Monte J. Gennai has a passion for creating exquisite art mosaics with glass.
Sharon Guinn works in Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Graphite and Charcoal. Sharon's watercolor "Taps" won FIrst Place for Patriotic Theme and Best of Show at the Wild Rivers Coast Azalea Festival in Brookings in 2007.
Alexandra Eyer Alexandra studied art in California and New York. She has operated a graphic design business, taught high school art, organized a summer art camp for children, and currently teaches art workshops in addition to painting full time. She often paints Alla Prima - working from a live model to capture a moment in time in one sitting.
Don and Kay Jenson Gyotaku (Fish Rubbing). Gyotaku was used in the 17th century to record the size and species of fish caught. Today it is an art form practiced by a few experts around the world. Don was born and raised on the AuSable River in Michigan where his father was a fishing guide. Don was a commercial fisherman and guide on Oregon's Rouge River for about five years. Don's interests in both fish and art led him to Gyotaku. His work can be seen in galleries along the coast as far north as Alaska.
Linda Marshall Linda loves to photograph everything... but she has a real affinity for sports and action, including motocross, windsurfng, and jet boats.
J.M. Steele calls her style "Impressionistic Luminism" and strives to touch her viewer's emotions and memories with atmospheric effects. A California native now living in Gold Beach, Steele has lived and painted the landscape throughout the West.
Shelly Wierzba Shelly's Watercolors are "not about a realistic impression of a subject, but rather about capturing the essence". Her work has been exhibited throughout Oregon. She is the resident artist for Tu Tu' Tun Lodge on the Rogue River.
Mureen Walker Photography. Mureen is a life-long resident of the Oregon Coast and her stunning photos reflect her love of the coast.