Giraffes on a Raft played at the Brookings Activity Center where Manley Art Center has installed a wonderful display of art by numerous artists. This art is a sample of what is available for businesses to rent through the Art Rental Program of Pelican Bay Arts Association. Come see the show and if you are interested in renting art contact Janice Guernsey at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Manley Art Center at 541-469-1807. Proceeds from art rentals go to Manley Art Center. The artists are paid only if the art is sold.
These two painting at the Activity Center are by James McCarten and Mary McMinn Isakson. Some of the other artists represented include Sara Broderick, Janeen Vick, Pete Chasar, Brenda Stafford, Janice Guernsey, Nola Range, and Ann Ostrowski.
Amy Wood and Warren Barr performed at A Wild Bird and Backyard General Store, where you will find work by local artists and craftspeople. Kelly Aldrich, Nicole Cuoco and Shalyn Doan performed later during the Art Walk.
A Wild Bird and Backyard General Store also had tasty snacks and beverages.
Jane Opiat demonstrated how she creates her hand loomed scarves. You can see her scarves at A Wild Bird and Backyard General Store, Manley Art Center, and Brian Scott Gallery.
Angi Christian showed her quilting at Sweet Pea Cafe. She is working on a colorful quilt for one of her grandsons. The quilt behind Angi will be shown at The Quilt Show during the Azalea Festival. She also makes table runners, place mats, trivet covers and other items that you can see in the store at Sweet Pea Cafe.
Sara Broderick at Wrights with an oil painting "in progress". Sara paints in every medium and covers a wide range of subjects. Sara teaches art at SWOCC and College of the Redwoods and also holds a Drop In Workshop at Wrights' Custom Framing every Friday. Each spring Sara has a themed show of her work. This year's theme is "Music".
Dewey's Digs offered greeting cards which are prints of local artists work. Teen musicians entertained: Zach Konkel, McCalla Murdock, Ben Bowers, and Andrew Goergen confessed they have been playing together for about a week and had to make some of it up as they went. The audience loved it.