Friday, November 11, 2011

Ava Richey's Art News

(The computer I usually send this newsletter from crashed. I hope this reaches everyone and can be read.

If you sent me something for this week's newsletter, it has disappeared. Please resend it. Thanks...Ava)

Hi Everyone,

This coming Monday, November 14, 2011, 12:00 - 3 p.m., we will meet at Brewed Awakenings Coffeehouse. If the weather turns out to be lovely we can go over to the river where Ferry Creek comes in on 1st Street. Otherwise we will stay cozy inside the restaurant.

Brewed Awakenings is located across the street from the Shell Station in Old Town Bandon at the corner of Elmira and Hwy 101.

My phone is 541-347-4643 or cell is 541-297-6118.



******1st Annual Veterans' Art Show

If you can make it this morning at 11:00 a.m.Friday, November 11th, there will be a flag ceremony and opening for the !st Annual Veterans' Show at Pony Village Mall in conjunction with Veterans' Day and 11/11/11.

Located in the former Sam Goody store across from Claire's, near the stairway.


Artists' Accomplishments:

*******Congratulations to Susan Lehman and Pat Snyder for being juried into the "Text Us" show at Umpqua Valley Arts Association in Roseburg. Susan received 2nd Place with her "To Be or Not To Be" collage. The show runs until January 6th, if you would like to see it, or check out pictures on the website at

*******Local artists Janne LaValle, Susan Lehman and Pat Snyder have been juried into the "Celebrate Arts! 2011" show at Florence Events Center in Florence. Lehman received 1st Place with "Shadows into Mist" collage, and Honorable Mention with "Inside Passage". Snyder won Best of Show with "Millicoma Wetlands I" acrylic painting and Award of Merit with "Bush Under Birdfeeder" in acrylic.

Congratulations to all these artists. If any of you have art show information to post in this newsletter, please send it.

We want to honor the achievements of all you artists, so don't be shy about sending the highlights of your art lives.


Art Information:

FYI: New listings have asterisks ***** next to the date.

If any of the web links below in blue are not "live", meaning if you click on it and it doesn't take you to the website,--- right click on it and choose copy, then open your internet web browser, left click on the web address window at the top to highlight it, then right click and paste the web link into your browser and hit enter. The site should open.


November Sale : 20% off one item of your choice at Bandon Artist Supply 541-347-4482. Open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. except closed Sun. & Mon.


Current Shows:

Bandon Public Library November 1 -30, 2011

Cases: Pearl Maxner's "How to Illustrate a Children's Book". She has written and/or illustrated several books, and a coloring book "The Mammals of the Rougue Siskiyou National Forest . She is working on the second of a series of 8 coloring books.

Hallway Gallery: "Memories of Hawaii" also by Pearl Maxner. She has done three murals in Hawaii and one at the Library in Powers. You can see more of her work at


Coos Art Museum

"Western Regional Juried Exhibition" and "People and Places"--Scott Berger, and Raku free-form pottery & acrylic paintings by Laurie Lee. Shows run through December 3rd.



Coos Bay Library November

Wall Gallery: Allen "Tony" Adams ' Paintings

Lobby Gallery: John Littlefield "Getting In & Out of Coos Bay "

Thursday Nov. 17th, 7:00 p.m. "Historically Speaking: By Land, Sea and Sky" H.S. Contino will be discussing the third presentation from her book "Shipwrecks of Coos County'. 541-269-1101


Coquille Valley Hospital, 940 E. 5th Street , Coquille , OR


Crystal Dolphin Gallery

1901 Sherman Ave, North Bend, 541-756-1989


de Young Museum, San Francisco

Now through February 12, 2012

"Masters of Venice : Renaissance Painters of Passion and Power"

Legion of Honor, San Francisco

Now through January 22, 2012 "Pisarro's People"


Easy Lane Frames & Select Gallery

3440 Broadway, North Bend , 541-756-7638

"What's New?". Features Gallery Artists and their new works.

Until Dec. 25th, bring a non-perishable food item for the local food bank and get 10% off every purchase.


Emerald Art Center

500 Main Street, Springfield 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.


Evergreen Court

Evergreen Court, Baycrest Village , 451 O'Connell St. , North Bend , OR 541-756-7658

November 1 - December 31, 2011 features Coos Sand 'n Sea Quilt Guild fiber artists showing quilts, table runners and other items.


Florence Events Center

715 Quince Street, Florence Call for more info at 541-997-1994

November 4 - 17th Celebrate Art! 2011


Through November 4th

Gallery by the Bay, 2100 Union, North Bend Open MWF 10 - 2 p.m.

Paintings by Vanessa Jorgensen, Jean Boynton and Ina Christensen; cross-stitch paintings by Meadowlark Molyneux; collages by Karen Lowe; jewelry by Patricia Worth; Baskets by Blue Rose Starr Eagle; and photographs by Andrew Lowe, Trish Heilbronn, and Kira and Karlan Bjornerud.


Through December

Langlois Public Library 48234 Hwy 101, Langlois , OR 97450

featuring paintings of Sheila Oberg

Hours: Mon. 11a.m.-2 p.m., Tues-Fri. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Through November 4th

Maude Kerns Gallery 1910 East 15th Ave, Eugene , OR 541-345-1571

November 18th - Dec. 23rd "Art for All Seasons: Annual Membership Show and Club Mud Ceramics Sale . Opening Reception Nov. 18th, 6 - 8:00 p.m.

North Bend Library November


Memory Quilts" featuring work by fiber artists Kathy McLean and DeAnn Shaw


Old Town Coffee & Gallery November

125 1/2 Nopal St., Florence , OR

Featuring author and artist Shinan Barclay.


Pony Village Mall:

******1st Annual Veterans' Art Show

If you can make it this morning at 11:00 a.m.Friday, November 11th, there will be a flag ceremony and opening for the !st Annual Veterans' Show at Pony Village Mall in conjunction with Veterans' Day and 11/11/11.

Located in the former Sam Goody store across from Claire's, near the stairway.


Artists' Loft, 541-756-4088

Gallery Artists Group Show

East Wing Art Wall (by JoAnn's)

The Artist Loft Gallery

Sterling Savings Bank

Ink Sketches of local history, lighthouses and more by Vern Barlow

Harry Ritchie's


Raincoast Gallery

"20th Anniversary Celebration Show" features works by Georganne White, Carol Waxham, Barry LaVoie, Wood Sabold, Victoria Tierney, Susan Lehman and Ava Richey and others.

Gallery is open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily except Tuesdays.


Now through December

Southern Coos Hospital and Health Center

900 11th St. SE, Bandon

"The Digital Eye" showing art produced using the computer and various software.


Now through

Umpqua Valley Arts Center, 1625 W. Harvard, Roseburg 541-672-2532

Symbols, Letters, Words - Text Us" Opening reception November 4th, 5 - 7:00 p.m.


Whistling Gallery

87456 Ste. A, Whistling Drive , Bandon (located in Laurel Grove, 5 miles south of Bandon.) A variety of artists showing 2-d and 3-d work.

Also in charge of showing work at Billy Smoothboar's and other venues for those artists interested in showing their work, contact Vickie. 541-404-7336, or




Artist Loft Gallery, Pony Village Mall, North Bend . Call for Class Information at 541-756-4088


Brookings Area and more:

various classes are listed at


Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay 541-267-4877 for more information.

Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, Solarplate Etching Workshop, Pat Snyder & Mike Holm

April 3, 4, 5th, 2012, Judy Morris Watercolor Workshop "From Start to Finish"

Stephanie Tomlin teaches childrens' classes (drawing and Suminagashi Marbling)


Coquille Valley Art Association 10144 Hwy 42, Coquille, OR 541-396-3294

Painting with Pat Weaver 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Tuesdays & Wednesdays

Painting with Anna Crosby 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Thursdays & Fridays

Painting/Drawing 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Mondays

Painting with Bunny Upton 12 - 3 p.m. Mondays

Woodcarving 6 - 9:00 p.m. Tuesdays

Wood Burning 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Tuesdays

Play with Clay 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Thursdays

Ken Means Carving 9 - 12 noon and 6 - 9 p.m. on Wednesdays

Quilting 10 a.m. on Wednesdays

Applique 10 a.m. Tuesdays

Stained Glass 2:30 - 5:30 Mondays and 9:30 - 12:30 Fridays

Fiber Arts 10 a.m. on Fridays

Yoga 6 p.m. Mondays


Easy Lane Frames, 3440 Broadway, North Bend , 541-756-7638

Contact for information on a variety of classes.

Fridays, Watercolor Studio with Jane Snoddy, $10 per session.


Freshwater Gallery, 236B Hwy 101, Port Orford (next to Paula's Bistro)

Sundays, 3-5 p.m.: Figure Drawing with Model, $25

Mondays, 5-7 p.m.: Seascape Painting, $20 per class.

For information: 541-332-8019 or 541-236-8077, or


Gallery on the Bay

658 S. Empire Blvd, Empire 541-888-3771

Lessons in painting pastel by Darrell Sanders.


Heritage Textile Arts Guild

157#A, Pony Village Mall, North Bend

Lessons available in wearables, kitchen linens and gift items.


Manley Art Center, Brookings

Call for class and workshop schedules. 541-469-1807


Rose Palette, Pony Village Mall, North Bend . 541-290-7858


Sage Place, 11th & Elmira , Bandon

For a schedule of classes offered go to:


Umpqua Valley Arts Center , Roseburg

1624 W. Harvard, Roseburg , OR 97471 541-672-2532


Dateline Events:


Monday, November 7, 2011 6 - 8:00 p.m.

Florence Events Center , 715 Quince Street, Florence 541-997-1994

Celebrate Art! 2011 Opening reception and awards ceremony.

Show runs November 4 - 17th.


Saturday, November 12, 2011 11:00 a.m.

Eden Hall, SOCC Campus, Coos Bay

Bay Area Artists Association monthly meeting. Topic is BAAA through the years. Organized by Sharon Backues, presented by Jean Adamson. Attendees will have the opportunity to peruse three years of BAAA scrapbooks. Members are asked to bring work from earlier years and also a current work to observe the changes.

Public welcome.


Saturday, November 12, 2011 3 - 5:00 p.m.

Backstreet Gallery, 1421 Bay Street , Florence

Reception featuring potter Geraldine McMahan

For more information, or for membership in this co-op gallery call 541-997-8980, or see


Saturday, November 12, 2011 4 - 7:00 p.m.

Downtown Brookings: Second Saturday Art Walk Lots of venues, art, food & fun.

For more information call Signatures Gallery 541-469-1085


Saturday, November 12, 2011 1 - 5:00 p.m. Please pre-register

Southwestern Oregon Community College , Gold Beach Center 541-247-2741

"Restore and Rejuvenate" Art Workshop. $25 materials included. Enjoy an afternoon of art indulgence to relax and honor yourself with simple, inspiring art projects before you enter th busy holiday season. Make a decorated candle, a colored bead hanging, and/or a beautiful mirror.

Instructor Linda Mulvany has taught classes in San Francisco Bay area, now from Brookings. Class meets in Port Orford at the Arts Council A-Frame in Buffington Park .


Thursday, November 17, 2011 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Gold Beach Episcopal Church

Easternmost end of Moore Street .

Figure Drawing. To confirm & for more information contact Alexandra


Thurs. Fri. & Sat., November 17th 3-7 p.m., 18th 12 - 5:30 p.m. & Sat. 19th, 10 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Jean Kyle's house at 460 Hall St , Coos Bay , OR

"And Sew It Goes" Holiday Open House and Quilt Sale . Crafts, Quilts, Gifts.

Participants:Bette Nelson, Ginni Garland, Mary Shultz, Marit Pierce, Mary Jo Jamsgard, Jane Winningham, Carrie Lorensen, Kathy Corrigall, Sally Sheridan, Daryl Anderson, Bev Medford, Jean Bradford. Please bring a friend.


Saturday & Sunday, December 3rd & 4th, 2011 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

1417 N. 14th St. Coos Bay , OR 541-260-7205

Holiday Open House: Artful, functional ceramics by Catherine Walworth,(potter and clay artist) and Unique Jewelry by Matt Vegar. Something for everyone. Photos available on her Facebook page.


Friday, December 9, 2011 5 - 7:00 p.m.

Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson Ave. Coos Bay , OR 541-267-3901

Opening Art Reception for "Wood Art Invitational"in the Mabel Hansen Gallery, featuring 10 wood artists: Philip Clausen, Thomas Clevenger, Jim Deardoff, Rick Fox, Steve Kuntz, Kenneth, Kenneth Means, Mitch Rolicheck, Charles Tatum, George Vrana, and Terry Woodall.

"Native American Basket of the South Coast " in the Uno E. Richter Gallery.

And also showing in the Atrium: " Charleston , Images in Paint". Featured artist & curator Charles of Charleston & Cohorts : Joan Goodman Fox, Sally Rolicheck, Sarita Southgate, Jean Adamson, Dutch Mostert, Nancy Berry, Carollee Tucker, Rod Sullens and Curt Hitch. (Organized by Joan Goodman Fox.)

Show runs December 9, 2011 through February 11, 2012


Calls to Artists:


Maude Kerns Art Center Deadline for entry is February 10, 2012

"Variations: Art Expressing Music" Submit images of 2D & 3D artwork in all mediums that is inspired by music or related to the theme of music. Supply five digital images in color at 300 dpi on CD in jpeg format. Work will be selected by jurors from the submitted images. There is a $15 submission fee.

Application forms & prospectus availabe at

or call 541-345-1571. Show runs April 6 - May 11, 2012

Maude Kerns Art Center is located at 1910 E. 15th Ave. (corner of 15th & Villard), Eugene . Gallery hours are 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. M-F, Saturday--noon -4 p.m.


1st Annual Veterans' Art Show Deadline for entry is Friday, Nov. 4th.

Show opens Friday, Nov. 11th at Pony Village Mall in the former Sam Goody store--the same place the 30 Artists/ 30 Parks show was displayed.

Accepting paintings, woodcarving, photography, sculpture, fiber/fabric, jewelry, pottery, glass, metal, folk art, other.. Non-juried. Contact: Berta Balli at 541-756-8023, or Karen Franklin at 541-756-8038, Nick Long at 541-756- 8022, or Bonnie Hayes at 541-756-0433 for more information. Must be a veteran to participate.


Bandon Library Art Committee is seeking artists for exhibitions in both the Hallway Gallery and the Glass Cases during the second half of 2012. You can also put your name on the list in case there are cancellations before then. The art can be paintings, drawings, mixed media, photography, and the like; crafts, collections, small sculptures and/or jewelry for the cases. Please contact Alexis Proctor at or call 541-329-0530.


Encie's Restaurant looking for artists to hang work there...

Owner Ray Arndt is seeking artists to display paintings on the walls above the windows. No charge for hanging, no commissions charged on sales.

Space is 150 linear feet, 4 feet high. He prefers art that reflects local scenes, landscape, flowers, etc.

541-290-4158 Coos Bay...former Bank of America building on Anderson Ave between Coos Bay Library and Coos Art Museum .


Opportunity to Sell your Work:

Kathy from "Katherine's" in Pony Village Mall (south wing) is seeking artists to display art on Art Walk Thursdays from 5 - 8:00 p.m. each month. The upcoming one is December 8th. The Mall will provide easels and tables. Other stores will be doing music and appetizers. There is no fee, no's FREE. Contact Kathy at 541-808-2248.


Maude Kerns Art Center’sCall for Artists: 2013-2014 Exhibits ScheduleSubmission Deadline: Friday, April 20, 2012

Artists working in all 2- and 3-dimensional mediums, including installations, are invited to submit images of their work along with an application form to be considered for the next biennium (2013-2014) of exhibits at the Maude Kerns Art Center . Submissions may include solo, group, and/or themed shows. There is a $15 submission fee for individual artists and a $5 fee per The postmark deadline is Friday, April 20, 2012. Application forms and prospectuses are available at the Art Center or online at

Call 541-345-1571 for more information.

The Maude Kerns Art Center , located at 1910 E. 15th Avenue at the corner of 15th and Villard, is Eugene ’s oldest non-profit community center for the visual arts. Gallery hours are from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday – Friday, and noon to

4:00 pm on Saturday when exhibits are on display.


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