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Hello Everyone,

Bandon Monday Painting Group will be taking a break until Monday, January 7, 2013.  Enjoy the busy-ness of this time of year.  Keep on painting .
Remember to get your tree paintings ready for the January show at Southern Coos Hospital.  Drop-off date for that show is 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 9, 2013.  Trees by Plein Air Painters will be part of the show, along with tree related art from you and other on the southern Oregon coast artists. 
Happy Holidays to all.
 My phone number is 541-297-6118 if you have questions.
p.s.  Coos Art Museum 2013 Annual Membership Drive is on.  Please renew your membership today.  If not a member, please consider joining our regional art museum.  Help them continue offering exhibitions, classes and events.
Section 1 –Plein Air Announcement and editor comments
Section 2—Ads and Artists’ Accomplishments and Announcements
Section 3—Dateline (Calendar) Events
Section 4—Current Shows by City
Section 5—Current Classes by City
Section 6—Calls to Artists
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Art by the Sea Studio and Gallery, in the Continuum Building/Old Town Bandon. 
Open Wednesdays through Sundays, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  541-347-5355 
We have wall art, prints, cards, jewelry, pottery and more—local South Coast artists.
Come in and check it out!!  We have a variety of art classes scheduled---see listing below in the classes section.
Artist looking for commission work
Wants to illustrate book(s).  Does illustrations with a touch of magic, fantasy, romance or lyricism added.  Contact Donna Van Der Zanden at PO Box 1012 , Langlois , OR 97450

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

*****Saturday & Sunday, December 1 & 2, 2012    10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
21st Annual Studio Tour:  Dutch Mostert Studio , 93696 Mallard Lane, North Bend , OR 97459  541-756-3765.  From North Bend go north over the McCullough Bridge , turn right on East Bay Road and follow the signs.  Drawing held for original artwork.  Lots of original art and art prints for sale.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012     2 – 4 p.m.
Community Room, Bandon Public Library
Art Reception for a show celebrating the work of Bandon sculptor Charles Tatum.  His work envisioned in photographs by David Czuba will be displayed on the wall gallery.  Tatum’s works from the collection of Patricia Soltys, and pieces later cast in glass by Dutch Schulze, and will be displayed in the cases.  Show runs through December. 
*******Thursday, December 6, 2012  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 8, 2012      2 – 5 p.m.
Port Orford Holiday Art Walk featuring 12 art galleries: The  galleries are Hawthorne Gallery, FreshWater Gallery; Point B Studio; Dana's Trading Post; TriAngle Square Art, Artist's Nook; The Quilt Shop, Rick Cook Gallery; Agate Gardens, Johnson Gallery; Siren's Cove, Finch's Art Gallery
Refreshments, music, art.
Saturday, December 8, 2012  10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Coquille Valley Art Center
“Christmas Is for Everyone” Bazaar and Open House.  Each department will have artwork for sale including paintings, fiber art; jewelry, quilting, wood working and pottery.  There will be drawings to register for (you don’t need to be present to win) and raffles for fundraising.
Art by the Sea Gallery and Studio, 175 2nd Street , Old Town Bandon, In the Continuum Center  541-347-5355

Includes work by Kathleen Morey Bailey, Joanne Drapkin, Rosemary Franyi, Robin Hanna, Sharon Jensen, Susan Lehman, Ava Richey, Sandy Schroeder, Jean Stephenson, Shawn Tempesta, Arlene Tinsley, Connie Zane.  Signage and promotional design work by Robert Graham/Robert Graham Graphics
Art 101/ Washed Ashore    The Purple Yurt, 5 miles south of Bandon on Hwy 101, 541-250-1140  or
Artwork by Angela Pozzi and others…
Bandon Coffee Cafe, Old Town Bandon
Paintings by Aaron Hatefi; photographs by Kelle Herrick; paddles by Bill Beck Jr.; serving/cutting boards by Pete Bauer, photographs by Anne Sobbota.
Bandon Public Library   November 2012
 “The Mark Series”, watercolor paintings by Victoria Tierney of her husband Mark.  
December: David Czuba’s photographs of Charles Tatum’s sculpture in the hallway gallery.  In the cases: Charles Tatum sculptures from the private collection of Patricia Soltys, and Dutch Schultze’s glass castings of Charles Tatum sculpture. 
Inner Garden  230 2nd St , Old Town  Bandon
Artwork by various artists.
Sage Place, 11th & Elmira , Bandon  541-329-0303
Second Street Gallery, 210 2nd Street , Old Town Bandon  541-347-4133 or e-mail at
Tufted Puffin Gallery  Coast Guard Building , 1st Street , Old Town Bandon
 Favorite photographs of 2012 by Steve and Susan Dimock
Images and Fused Glass Powder Prints by Anne Sobbota
Show runs through Dec. 23rd , Wed-Sun. 12 – 6 p.m.
Be sure to stop by and see this beautiful show!   
Two Loons Café in the Baltimore Center , 11th & Baltimore, Bandon
Photography by Gaia
Southern Coos Hospital & Health Care   Bandon
October through December show is “What I Did on My Vacation” and will be honoring John Schiefer, the founder of Bandon Artist Supply with a display of paintings he created from visits to the John Muir Park before he moved to Bandon.  The community is joining in to show artwork from their own vacations.  
Whiskey Run Jewelry in the Continuum Center , Old Town
Artwork by Courtney Gaspar
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
10% of the proceeds from the sale of art through December 24th will be donated to The After School Arts and Culture Club at Harbor Lights Middle School in Bandon.
Brian Scott Gallery, 515 Chetco Ave , Brookings 541-412-8687
Shawnie Wells, Pete Chasar, Loarraine Filippone, Kathleen Kresa, Christina Ohlsen, Horst Wolf, Elio Camacho, Randall Tillery, Dale Wells, Donna Goss, Manuel Lopez, Nancy Tuttle, Jewell Johnson, Jane Opiat, Dan Sawyer, Craig Barnes. 
Chetco Community Library, Brookings   

Manley Art Center  433 Oak Street , Brookings , OR   541-469-1807
Link to the calendar:
Signatures Gallery, 515 Chetco Avenue , Brookings ,  OR    541-469-1085 or

Features The Star Wars and Indiana Jones artwork of Drew Struzan.
Sandy Bonney (pastels), Kevin Roeckl (mixed media), Albert Handell (New Mexico), Karon Walstad (Huntington Beach), Thomas Sheets (Brookings), Duncan Regehr (Canada), Jan Kunz (San Francisco).
Charleytown Marketplace,   91152 Cape Arago Hwy. , Charleston , OR  97420  541-888-0146
Artwork by a variety of artists including Nancy Barry with original watercolors, prints, cards, tiles, boxes and calendars.
High Tide Cafe, Charleston
Features artwork by Sherry Howk and Mike Holm, Photographs by Matthew Hanna, Cheryl Lee Lindmeier, and Michael W. Ousley.
New Winter Hours: Open 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays
South Slough Interpretive Center, Charleston -- in the William Q. Wick 
Auditorium   541-888-5558   61907 Seven Devils Rd. , Charleston  Hours 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.
October thru December 2012 - “ South Slough Reserve Pathways—Art by Pat Snyder”
Coos Bay
Black Market Gourmet,  495 Central Ave , Coos Bay . Open Tuesday - Friday,
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.  541-269-0194
Through December:   “Foundations of Perspective”,
a combined showing: The Art of Gan Martin & Ferne Martin
Coos Art Museum  235 Anderson Ave. Coos Bay    541-267-3901
****December 7th opening reception 5 – 7 p.m. for new exhibitions.
Ken Means’ Carousel on the main floor—show runs through January  26, 2013.
Claire Wehrle Community Gallery: The Lighthouse School, and Nancy Devereaux Center artwork  Shows run through February 2, 2013
Mabel Hansen and Uno E. Richter Atrium Gallery: Fine Art Prints from the Permanent Collection  Show runs through February 2, 2013.

CAM Lobby:  BAAA Artist of the Month    November is Rick Fox
Coos Bay Library  525 West Anderson, Coos Bay
*****December:  Walls    Richard Herr -- Paintings
                    Lobby Cases:  Gene Kharns—Models: sleigh, steam engine, wagon
Eden Hall on SOCC Campus
Evergreen Court, Baycrest Village , 451 O'Connell St. , North Bend , OR
Gallery on the Bay  541-888-3771 
Oils & Pastels of Birds & Animals  Open by appointment.
Coquille Valley Art Center   10144 Hwy 42, Coquille 541-396-3294
November/December Show:  A selection of members’ paintings.   
Coquille Valley Hospital, 940 E. 5th Street , Coquille , OR
Old City Hall--  99 E. Second Street , Corner of Second & Adams, Coquille
"Impressions of Old City Hall " 
Contact Nella Abbott at 541-824-0779 for information.
U.S. Bank--Coquille
Works by Joanne Drapkin; Victoria Tierney's paintings of Coos County Parks
for the 30 Parks by 30 Artists Show; selected works from "TIME" - A
Statewide Traveling Show of Oregon Prison Art.
Backstreet Gallery
1421 Bay Street, Florence
Florence Events Center
715 Quince Street , Florence   Call for more info at 541-997-1994
Siuslaw Library, 1460 9th Street, Florence , OR  541-997-3132

Gold Beach
Biscuit Coffeehouse & Art Gallery  29707 Ellensberg Ave. (Hwy 101), Gold Beach
A variety of artists.
Langlois Public Library  48234 Hwy 101, Langlois , OR 97450
Hours: Mon. 11a.m.-2 p.m., Tues-Fri. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Features art by Donna Vander Zanden and continues showing watercolors and collages of Connie Zane.  Show runs through December.
Raincoast Gallery  Langlois
Featuring work of many local artists.
Gallery is open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily except Tuesdays.
COVAS: Coastal Oregon Visual Artists Showcase Gallery
Located in the Visual Arts Center , 777 NW Beach Drive , Newport  541-265-6540
Tuesday – Saturday  12 – 4 p.m.
This gallery rotates monthly shows for artists from Oregon Coastal Communities.
*****December:  Tillamook Artist Dennis Worrell: “Landscapes—On the Wet Side”   Artist’s reception December 8th, 5-7 p.m.
The Visual Arts Center also houses the Runyon Gallery and the Upstairs Gallery.
North Bend
Crystal Dolphin Gallery
1901 Sherman Ave, North Bend ,  541-756-1989  
Joe Johnson : Glass bead making  
Easy Lane Frames & Select Gallery
3440 Broadway, North Bend , 541-756-7638
Features a variety of artists painting to the theme of "The Shades of Autumn".
Gallery by the Bay   2100 Union Ave, North Bend 541-266-8727
Regular gallery hours are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Features Mixed-Media pieces by Karin Comara Moell.  
North Bend Library, 1800 Sherman Ave, N. Bend .  Conference Room    541-756-0400  Mon.-Wed. 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Thu-Fri. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sat. 12 - 5 p.m.
Conference Room:  Kathy McKean and Gail Merrikin featuring thematic windows, children’s quilts and samples of quilting arts.
Oregon Bay Properties, 1992 Sherman Ave, North Bend   Located in the Hotel North Bend   
Artists with new work featured are Clayton Redwood, Paulette Landers, Jerry Baron, Michael Ousley, Yvonne Ousley, Sarita Southgate and S L Donaldson, and others.
 Pony Village Mall  1611 Virginia St, North Bend:
 Artist Loft  756-4088
Artist Loft Members’ works for November and December.
East Wing Art Wall (by JoAnn's)  
Paintings by Artists’ Loft artists.

Sterling Savings Bank.
Liz Coke paintings  Nov. 16th through Jan. 15th.

Harry Ritchie's Jewelers, Ste. 162 , East Wing 541-756-5413
Features oil paintings of Peggy Daniels.
Heritage Textile Arts Guild  Ste. 20, upstairs, Pony Village Mall
ArtWalk: demonstrations on the main floor mall: demonstrations on spinning wheel and handlooms.  Hand-woven items for sale.

Turner Art Studio & Gallery, Ste 128 , 541-396-5373, west side, main floor.   
Gallery hours are Monday, 4 - 9:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 1 - 7:00 p.m.
Currently showing: “Family Affair and Friends”, oils by April Geiger, pen & inks by Jeremy Geiger; encaustic by Nancy Natal; photography by Daniele Rose, James Cook and Shannon Haight; oil paintings by Franklin and Carol Turner.
Your Space Designs
2082 Sherman Ave, North Bend (next door to Ciccarellis) 541-808-2788
Currently showing paintings by SL Donaldson, Clayton Redwood and others.
Port Orford
FreshWater Gallery  236-B, HWY 101, Port Orford  541-332-8019
Features oil paintings of Geoffrey Rhoads as well as new work by Mittie Helmich and Darren Evans.  
Hawthorne Gallery, 517 Jefferson St. , Port Orford
Port Orford Public Library 
Through December:  Mittie Helmich and Darren Evans, and Elaine Roemen in the Hallway; Elaine Owen in the inside entrance; Mark Feldhaus in the small meeting room.  
Triangle Square Gallery  343 6th Avenue , Port Orford , OR
Artwork by  Joyce Spicer,  Julie Roemen,  Cindy Prince, Oleh Lysiak, Janet Pretti ,Elaine Roemen; Karen Auborn; Russ Hepworth  
CDABA (Coastal Douglas Arts & Business Alliance ) Art Academy , Reedsport
Sue Bridston   541-271-4608
I-5 Corridor
Ashland SOU Schneider Museum Of Art
Biennial of Contemporary Art and Hanson Howard Gallery (
Oregon State University Galleries:
Fairbanks Gallery  located on campus at OSU in Corvallis .  Free, open to the
public Mon.- Thurs. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Fridays 8 - 12 noon.  Contact Douglas
Russell at 541-737-5009, or
******Yuji Hiratsuka, Clint Brown and Douglas Russell will open their studios to students, faculty, and the public from 11:00-3:00 on Saturday, December 1st. Yuji Hiratsuka is printmaking professor of art at Oregon State University, Clint Brown is emeritus OSU Art Faculty in painting and drawing, and Douglas Russell is the curator and director for Fairbanks Gallery.   Yuji Both Yuji Hiratsuka and Clint Brown are fabulous artists and have illustrious records in their fields. Doug Russell has just finished exhibiting his paintings at the Coos Art Museum . This should be a really nice opportunity to meet with them, see their artwork, and talk to them about their work in prints, paintings and drawings. 
For maps, directions & more information 

MECCA ( Materials Exchange Center for Community Arts), 449 Willamette Street,
Eugene . 
Oregon Historical Society, 1200 SW Park Avenue , Portland  9/18-12/30
“History as Muse, Art as Record:  Paintings of the Historic Dairy Cooperative Association lot in southeast Portland ”.  This exhibit explores artist Lisa Caballaro’s process, and how her knowledge of the site’s history influenced her work.  The exhibit includes not only finished paintings, but also preparatory drawings, studies and underpaintings.
Fisher’s Flowers and Fine Arts 638 W. Harrison, Roseburg  541-672-6621  M-F 9-5 p.m.
Lizard Prints Fine Art Gallery  130 N.E. Exchange Ave., Roseburg  541-672-2180
Woodblock prints by printmaker Kevin Clark, and other fine art by various artists.
Umpqua Valley Arts Center, 1625 W. Harvard, Roseburg
November 2, 2012 – January 4, 2013
Corridor Gallery:  “Coastal Sensibility”  Art by 10 artists from Oregon’s south coast—Sharon Jensen, Janne LaValle, Susan Lehman, Mike Ousley, Clayton Redwood, Ava Richey, Pat Snyder, Arlene Tinsley, dorothea tortilla, Connie Zane
Hallie Brown Ford Gallery:  “State of Diversity II ”  Juried fiber art exhibit of  Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc
Gallery II:  “Close to Home”  Paintings by Umpqua Valley Plein Air Painter Karen Ilari
Gift Shop:  A variety of unique, handcrafted items for sale just in time for the holidays.
Emerald Art Center 500 Main Street , Springfield   11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday
Paintings by Paul Bourgault, and “Faces from the 2012 Oregon Country Fair” by Sue Rosado, plus new work from members of Emerald Art Center.
Maude Kerns Gallery 1910 East 15th Ave , Eugene , OR     541-345-1571
Annual Membership Show  November 16 – Dec.. 21st


 Art 101/ Washed Ashore    The Purple Yurt, 5 miles south of Bandon on Hwy 101, 541-250-1140
or  info@washedashore.orgNew Workshop Hours:  Thursdays, 5 - 8 p.m. and  Sundays  2 - 5:00 p.m.
Art by the Sea, Gallery & Studio  175 2nd St, Continuum Bldg., Old Town
Bandon,    541-347-5355
Sign up now for classes--- $5.00 holds your spot, pay the remainder when you come to class.
Dec. 8th  “Pallette knife Workshop” with Kathleen Bailey  11 – 4 p.m.  $25
Dec. 5th  “Origami Card Making” playday with Lori Benjamson  1-4 p.m.  $10
December 10th-- Collage Tag-Book Class with Susan Lehman 1-3 pm $25/everything provided to make a simple book using collage techniques
Dec. 11th  “Watercolor, Pen & Ink Playday” with Kathleen Bailey,  1 – 4 p.m.  $10
Dec. 14th “Painting on YUPO Playday” Ava Richey  1-4 p.m. $10  cancelled
Dec. 13thMaking Holiday Gift Wrap PlaydayJoanne Drapkin  1:30 – 3:30  $10
Some classes have materials lists--call or drop by for more information.
Sage Place,
11th & Elmira , Bandon  541-329-0303
New Classes on website.  For a schedule go to: 
Classes include:  Open studio Glass Fusing;  Open Studio Metals.  Ask about custom art classes and parties.