The Oregon Coastline Council for the Arts presents the 2022 Mayor’s Exhibit from Feb. 12 through March 5 in the Runyan Gallery at the Newport Visible Arts Centre. The Mayor’s Show characteristics 9 artists chosen from the 89 Lincoln County artists who participated in the 2022 PushPin & ClothesLine Present during January. The nine artists were selected in consultation with OCCA VAC Director Tom Webb and Newport Mayor Dean Sawyer. The Mayor’s Display was started out in 2016 by Webb and previous Newport Mayor Sandra Rouagoux. Running less than COVID-19 protocols, the Runyan Gallery is at present open up Wednesdays via Saturdays, midday to 4pm. A comfortable opening reception will be held February 12, midday to 4pm, with artists talking at 2pm.
The nine collaborating artists are Veta Bakhitna, Barbara Flewellyn, Sylvia A. Hosie, Rebecca Hooper, Herb Kately, Julie Lamberson, Janet Runger, Wendy Schwartz, and Carol Shenk.
Veta Bakhitna grew up in St. Petersburg, Russia, at the conclusion of the Communist period, and she credits her publicity to uncharted mother nature, the rural Russian countryside, and a custom of heritage for substantially of her inspiration and functioning design. She operates as a muralist, painter, and creator of whimsical children’s books. Her paintings can be noticed at Crow’s Nest Gallery in Toledo.
Barbara Flewellyn has invested quite a few many years discovering art media—woodworking, welding, ceramics pastels, everyday living drawing and weaving. She studied portray with Sandy Roumagoux. Flewellyn moved to the Oregon coast 17 yrs back and has served as the president of the Coastal Arts Guild.
Weaving tapestry is Rebecca Hooper’s favored suggests of inventive expression. Above the years she has taken several weaving classes which includes rugs at Weaving Southwest in Taos, New Mexico, rug weaving with Jason Collingwood from the British isles, and weaving color with Tein Chu from San Francisco. For the earlier year, she has examined intensively with award profitable, wonderful art tapestry weaver, Kathe Todd-Hooker in Albany.
Sylvia A. Hosie is a wonderful artwork photographer residing in Toledo. The electronic revolution has allowed her to give a looser, more stylized glimpse to a lot of of her images. Represented in two Oregon galleries, her get the job done has identified houses all through North America, Europe, and Australia.
Herb Kately has exhibited function at the West Nebraska Artwork Center, and the Alliance Carnegie Art Centre and had profitable entries at the Dawes County good. A lot more lately, in 2021 he was selected for the 1st spherical in the Toledo Phantom galleries. He maintains several on line artist portfolios.
Julie Lamberson is an illustrator, watercolorist, and muralist. She attended Lewis & Clark University and Newport Superior Faculty. Her function has been exhibited in different galleries, and she has released various artwork textbooks.
Janet Runger is the owner of Crow’s Nest Gallery & Studio in Toledo. She generates imaginative art in which forgotten objects have been assembled into whimsical creatures, impossible cars and captivating sculptures.
Wendy Schwartz not long ago relocated to Newport. She was the co-owner of Stampadoodle, a paper-crafting and artwork store in Bellingham, WA, for 29 yrs. Pen and ink do the job has been her major concentrate more than the past two years.
Carol Shenk is a mixed-media artist dwelling on the Oregon Coast. She just lately returned to studio work soon after decades in nearby federal government data and archives, wherever she aided document the written and visible histories of men and women, culture, and mother nature, earlier and current. In 2021, she done illustration for a children’s guide to be published in 2022. Shenk has a BA in good arts from the University of Oregon.
The Newport Visual Arts Heart adheres to all health and security protocols supplied by the Governor’s Office as nicely as the Town of Newport. All website visitors to the VAC are expected to don correct masks.
The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts manages the Newport Visual Arts Middle and the Newport Performing Arts Centre and serves as the regional arts council for Oregon’s 7 coastal counties.