Runyan Gallery, First Floor From Pattern to Painting: The Art of the Marbled Surface Jean Blatner, Susan Cowan, Sandy Dutko, Airi Foote, Carol Sands, Liz Walker August 2 through September 29, 2013 Public Opening Reception – September 6, 5pm to 7pm Meet the artists - Refreshments will be served - Free Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Sunday, 11:00am to 6:00pm
Coastal Oregon Visual Artists Showcase, Second Floor RIVER MANTRA Paintings and Pastels by Tillamook County artist, Christine Harrison Exhibit includes a video about the Artist. September 6 through October 26, 2013 Public Opening Reception – September 6, 5pm to 7pm Meet the artist - Refreshments will be served - Free Showcase Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Upstairs Gallery, Third Floor BEARING WITNESS Mixed media paintings, etchings and collage-media figures and ceramics by Amber Sprague September 6 through September 28, 2013 Public Opening Reception – September 6, 5pm to 7pm Meet the artist - Refreshments will be served - Free Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Watermedia Workshop: From Marbled Paper to Finished Painting with Liz Walker. Glaze and layer over pre-marbled papers to create several small layered, richly colored paintings using watermedia (watercolor, acrylic, gouache) and pre-marbled paper suitable for framing. Saturday, September 7, 10am to 2pm. Cost: $60 (includes marbled papers). Sponsored by Oregon Coast Council for the Arts. Call Sally Houck at 541-265-6569 to register and for materials list.
September OCCA Exhibition Coffee and Call for New Volunteers Exhibition Coffees for docents, volunteers and everyone interested in exploring volunteering opportunities at the VAC will be on September 12 and October 10 at 11am. Christine Harrison, Tillamook County artist and educator, will join us to present an informal artist’s talk about her work in September. OCCA is seeking the following volunteers: Docents to welcome visitors to the Upstairs Gallery at the Newport Visual Arts Center from 12-4pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons, a Volunteer Coordinator to help schedule volunteers, a Reception Manager to help plan and host OCCA receptions, Exhibition Installation Assistants to help install exhibits once a month, a Publicity Writer to help with press releases and Public Service Announcements for VAC events, and a Light Office Volunteer to help with filing, organizing, email lists, labeling, etc., a Program Assistant to help develop programming for youth, adults and families, and a Social Media Correspondent to upload current events and activities to the VAC Facebook page. Do you have a skill that would help us celebrate, promote and develop community arts?
For more information about the exhibits or volunteering, call Sally Houck, OCCA Director of the Visual Arts Center at 265-6569 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.