Friday, November 4, 2011

Ava Richey's Art News

Hi Everyone,

This coming Monday, November 7, 2011, 12:00 - 3 p.m., we will be painting at Old Bandon Golf Links.

The address is 3235 Beach Loop Drive SW. Take Beach Loop Drive to the Inn at Face Rock, Best Western Motel. Turn into the driveway then go straight between the buildings on the little road--there is a small golf course sign. The clubhouse sits on a rise behind the motel.

Lunch is available from a limited menu, and beverages are also available.

Please join us for lunch and/or painting.

We have the option of being indoors, or out on the deck, or on the golf course to paint.

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




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

Art exhibit featuring Kathy Baker, Scott Carpenter, S.L. Donaldson, Carol Turner, Franklin Turner and Charlie Vincent. Also pastel seascapes by the late Diana Amling.


Crystal Dolphin Gallery

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

****November 10, 2011 Art Walk, features Joe Johnston Jr. demonstrating lampwork glass blowing from 4:30 - 8:00 p.m.


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

"All Mixed Up", works by various artists consisting of at least 2 mediums.

*****opening Nov. 10th at ArtWalk will be "What's New?". Paricipants will be exhibiting new works.


Emerald Art Center

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

Features "The Mayor's Art Show" through October 28th.


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.

Photography by Mike Holm, gourds by Barbara Weed, paintings by Gary Ostrom and jewelry by Matt Vegar. 541-267-6090, 541-751-1633

Opening Thursday, October 13 , 2011 5 - 7:00 p.m.


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 DeAnna Shaw


Old Town Coffee & Gallery November

125 1/2 Nopal St., Florence, OR

Featuring author and artist Shinan Barclay.


Pony Village Mall:

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

October 29, 2011 "Feel Your Art Before You Think It" acrylic workshop & basic collage.

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.

Saturday, November 5, 2011 "Words and Pictures in Collage", Susan Lehman.

Learn to incorporate words and pictures in your collages. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. $45 includes materials. If you have questions about the class email Susan at


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:

****Check the website for new class and event information.


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.


Thursday, November 10, 2011 5 - 8:00 p.m.

North Bend/ Coos Bay ArtWalk Various venues including North Bend Public Library, Crystal Dolphin Gallery, Unity by the Bay, Easy Lane Frames, Artists' Loft, Pony Village Mall by Katherine's and Harry Ritchie's, and more.


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 Nov 10th. 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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