Friday, November 18, 2011

Ava Richey's Art News

Hi Everyone,

This coming Monday, November 21, 2011, 12:00 - 3 p.m., we will meet at

Rancho Viejo Mexican Restaurant. It is at the north east corner of the intersection of Hwy 101 and Hwy 42S in Bandon, (across the highway from the coffee kiosk in Ray's Food's parking lot).

Hope to see you there.

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


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.


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


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.


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 235 Anderson Ave. Coos Bay

"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

Photography show featuring works by Kathy and Dick Chambers of Myrtle Point; Patricia Davidson, Coos Bay; Kelle Herrick, Bandon; Richard Kirk, Myrtle Point; Kathy Phillips, Myrtle Point; David Sinnot, formerly of Coquille; and Tony Spenader, Coquille. A portion of sales goes to the CVHA Auxiliary.

Opening reception Tuesday, Nov. 29th, 4-6 p.m. Show runs through February.


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


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.


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, at the former Sam Goody store across from Claire's by the stairway

*****Awards Ceremony starts at 5 p.m., Friday, November 25th.

Show runs through November 27th.

Hours for viewing are: Mon, Wed., Thurs. & Friday 3 - 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday 12:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Sat. & Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 7 p.m.


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

Featuring work of many local artists.

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.


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

Symbols, Letters, Words - Text Us"


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"


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:


****November 19 & 20, 2011

Pony Village Mall at the Winter Wine Tasting & Craft Faire:

Award-winning local painter S L Donaldson will be the Featured Artist, exhibiting a new series of acrylic and ink paintings that celebrate the vibrant, colorful bounty found during harvest season. For more information about the event please visit


****Sunday, November 20, 2011 1 - 4:00 p.m.

Roaring Sea Gallery in Port Orford presents the Art & Music Open House

Music, poetry, art and potluck snacks. Contact Donna at 541-332-4444 or Suzanne at 541-332-0540.


**** Thursday, November 24, 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


*****Saturday, December 3, 2011 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Coquille Valley Artists Association, 10144 Hwy 42, Coquille 541-396-3294

CVAA Holiday Bazaar featuring sales of members work including paintings, photographs, cards, handcrafts, pottery, stained glass and maybe some woodcarvings.


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, JimDeardoff, 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


****Saturday, December 10, 2011 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and

Sunday, December 11, 2011 12:00 - 5 p.m.

Many Hands Studio, East end of Myrtle Point on Hwy 42 next to the Veterinary. Terry Magill and friends will be selling paintings, originals & prints, jewelry, furniture, cutting boards, etc. and childrens' art. Refreshments and music.


*****Saturday, December 10, 2011 3 - 5:00 p.m.

Backstreet Gallery, 1421 Bay Street, Florence 541-997-8980

Artists' Reception and Open House


Calls to Artists:


*****Backstreet Gallery, Deadline 5 p.m. November 29th

1421 Bay Street, Florence 541-997-8980

Little Dickens Miniature Show Entry Forms and $5 each entry fee due by November 29th. Artwork (both 2-D and 3-D) needs to be delivered on December 3rd or 4th, before 5 p.m. Download forms at website above.


****Whistling Gallery is seeking artists to participate in the Holiday Arts Festival

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Weekend of Thanksgiving. Artists can purchase a table for $10 to sell their work.

contact Vickie Eichelberger at 541-404-7336 or


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


Application forms & prospectus available 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.


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’s

Call for Artists: 2013-2014 Exhibits Schedule

Submission 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 artist for group shows.

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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