The Seaside First Saturday Art Walk, celebrating its 14th year in 2018, hosts local, regional, and nationally acclaimed artists in sponsoring businesses, galleries and locations along Broadway Street and Holloday in the historic Gilbert District. The next Art Walk is April 7 from 5-7: pm.
1. SunRose Gallery, 606 Broadway
Spring is in celebration at SunRose this month! Featured are colorful new china mosaic flowerpots by Cathy Tippin, stained glass sun catchers by Patty Thurlby and new millifiori (million flower) earrings by Charlotte Dube. New to Astoria, “O Pato eo Peixe”, will be performing BRAZILIAN bossa nova classics and light appetizers will be served.
2. Moxie Shine, 609 Broadway
Moxie features exclusive jewelry and art where everything is handmade. As a member of the Fair Trade Federation, Moxie demonstrates a genial and equitable approach to conducting business.
3. Bev Drew Kindley Pop-Up Gallery, 608 Broadway
An Oregon artist, Bev Drew KIndley, often paint impressionistic landscapes “en plein air” or based on site experience, memories, sketches and photos. Searching for the brightness and joy in every season, inspired by the light and energy found in nature, the artist experiments to transform the excitement felt into colors, shapes, movement and brushstrokes. For April, the Bev Drew Kindley Pop-Up Studio and Gallery is sponsored by the Gilbert Block Building and Fairweather Gallery.
4. Fairweather House and Gallery, 612 Broadway
Fairweather House and Gallery offers an exploration between the study of botany and fine art. The opening reception for Observing Botany, the gallery’s April exhibition, presents original artworks in watercolor, graphite, colored pencil and pen & ink and the exploration of the many styles, forms and approaches unique to botanical illustration. Regional artists will be on hand at the exhibit to answer questions, provide interesting facts or anecdotes. Featured artists are Nick Brakel, Lori Bedard, Diane Copenhaver, Penelope Culbertson and JoAnn Pari-Mueller. In addition, the gallery introduces Patti Isaacs, an artist who paints on silk.
Seaside/Gearhart naturalist and biologist, Neal Maine, will speak about the ecology of the coastal habitat at 6: pm. Artist Carolyn Macpherson will offer a Seaside Painting LIVE ™ episode. Free fused glass art demonstration by Lori Bedard. LIVE music by Shirley 88.
5. Art in the Loft Gallery at Beach Books, 616 Broadway
Featuring the Seaside ukulele group of 8-10 players who will be at the bookstore playing LIVE music throughout the evening. This group plays the ukulele while jamming with others playing the harmonica. They learn together, they laugh together and create beautiful music together.
6. Katharine Stewart, Ancient Health and Healing, 10-B Holladay Drive
Featuring the Art of Healing. Katharine Stewart graduated from the Santa Barbara College of Oriental Medicine, was one of the founding faculty members of the Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture, where she also served as Clinic Dean, Acupuncture Chair and Clinical Supervisor.
She believes that healing is an art, and there are many paths to achieving good health. Acupuncture can be one of many powerful healing modalities, and works beautifully with them all.
7. The Whet Spot, 12 N. Holladay Drive
The Whet Spot offers a relaxed friendly (adults only) atmosphere, where patrons can catch up with old friends while enjoying craft beers, ciders and wines. No minors permitted at any time. Featuring the art of pouring with twenty rotating taps for craft beers and ciders, a Growler filling station and offering wines by the glass. Featuring NW artists Alicia Combs and Adain Combs, Lisa King and Dorores Matthys.
8. Westport Winery Seaside, 810 Broadway
As part of this evening of art Westport will be featuring its 34 unique labels featuring original art by family and friends. At the same time, they will offer free olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting from the Olivelle Company whose motto is “The Art of Flavor.” “Filled with harmonious connections to the sea, Westport Winery is a coast traveler’s dream.”
9. Blue Bond Art School and Gallery, located at 417 S Holladay Drive
Amazing paintings by artist Blue Bond done in oil on canvas. Animals, people, still life, and wonderful scenery pictures will delight Art Walk guests. Blue Bond is a local artist in Seaside. He paints and teaches in oil and acrylic to novices and experienced painters alike.
10. Starry Night Inn, 811 1st Ave
An art motel by the sea located in a Victorian villa where each room features art from nine Portland, Oregon artists. This motel offers artist residencies. The art at the motel is curated by Chris Haberman. The motel is featuring the work of Ace Troy, Ursula Barton, Judy Haas, Lea Barozzi, Gary Houston, Tom Healy and Chris Haberman.
Find additional original art during the day at Hold Fast Gallery, 611 Broadway; Dough Dough Bakery, 8 North Holloday Drive, Seaside Antique Mall, 726 Broadway; and Seaside Coffee House, 3 N. Holladay Drive.
For more information, go to http://www.facebook.com/ Seaside First Saturday Art Walk
Map courtesy by KP Graphic Arts