Dave Bartholet visiting with art patrons during a Seaside First Saturday Art Walk.
The next Seaside First Saturday Art Walk will be held 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday on Nov. 2nd. The free event takes place between Holladay Drive and Broadway Street in the Historic Gilbert District of downtown Seaside.
Gilbert District Gallery, 613 Broadway
Featuring watercolor artist Dave Bartholet, a Seaside artist, who is in the “show business” doing about thirty juried shows a year throughout the west. He has illustrated magazine covers and was commissioned by the National Wildlife Refuge to commemorate its 100-years. The Gallery offers Bartholet’s watercolors, limited edition prints, oil paintings, greeting cards and jewelry. Photos by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall.
Shine Fair Trade, 609 Broadway St.
Artisan show featuring artists, potters, quilters, craft brewers and crafters displaying their talents and wares in a shared community room, most often used for yoga classes. Also featuring handmade items all over the world that supports over a 100 non-profits and men and women’s artisan cooperatives. Snacks, drink and LIVE music.
Peddler’s Row, 604 Broadway
Featuring vintage oils, designer goods and work created by artisans gathered from all over the country. With gleaming hardwood floors, the intimate space offers a Northwest vibe with the feel of granny’s attic without the dust and cobwebs. Peddler’s Row is a new-old business curated by Avery Loschen and Will Perkins, property owners of the Gilbert Block Building.
SunRose Gallery, 606 Broadway St.
Featuring an encore of our Fall Open House with resident artists Robin Montero, Jan Barber, Patty Thurlby and Cathy Tippin. The artists will be present. Enjoy an evening of creative conversation, tasty treats and live music by guitarist David Crabtree and accompanied on sax and flute by Ray Coffey.
Pacific Heirloom Art and Collectables , 608 Broadway St.
Featuring a limited edition work by Rod Frederick, who attended Willamette University with a major in art. Frederick built a house in the middle of the Oregon wilderness, hiked, and camped in mountains and forests throughout the northwest U.S. In addition to his peaceful views of natural habitats, he is known for his art in different sizes and shapes—each chosen to best suit his perfectly balanced images of the wilderness.
Fairweather House and Gallery, 612 Broadway St.
Opening reception for “Made”, an exhibition for the one-of-a-kind and the unexpected works made by Northwest artisans with just the right dose of imperfection to suggest a human element in the creative process. “This is the time of year, before the gift-giving season, the gallery digs a bit deeper into the subject of the handmade, with a reverence for artisans who are producing exclusive objects, artisans who are making craft cool and luxurious.,” D. Fairweather, gallerist.
Featuring harp maker Duane Bolster, basket maker Carol Bolster, work worker Mike Brown, calligrapher Penelope Culbertson, glass maker Christine Downs, paper crane crafter Peggy Evans, quilt maker Cherry Harris, pottery maker Suzy Holland and mixed media maker JoAnn Pari-Mueller. Welcoming woven pine needle maker Martha Denham and wood turner Tom Willing. Introducing metal smith Nikki Hall and potter Marcia Hudson. Maker talks at 5:30pm. Naturalist Neal Maine habitat lecture at 6: pm. LIVE music by Shirley 88.
Art-in-the-Loft at Beach Books, 616 Broadway St.
Hosting “This is the Season,” a group show of artists who have shown in the gallery over the past year. Artwork will include a variety of artistic styles in “small” affordable formats. We will be offering shoppers an opportunity to buy original art works for those special people on their lists. Original paintings, prints and cards will be available, and yes, books, lots and lots of books.
Seaside Yarn and Fiber, 10A N. Holladay Drive
Featuring the art of yarn as much-needed creative outlet to the coastal community. “Knitting an excellent way to relax,” says owner/manager, Allie Kloster, “it’s also a perfectly portable option for crafting on the go.”
The Whet Spot, 12 N. Holladay Drive
Featuring the art of pouring with twenty rotating taps for craft beers and ciders, a Growler filling station and offering wines by the glass. Offering a relaxed, friendly and “adults only” atmosphere, where patrons can catch up with old friends while enjoying craft beers, ciders and wines. Cutting edge art covers the walls including a collection of hand-made fused glass tiles.
Blue Bond Art Studio and Gallery, 417 S. Holladay Drive
With work fully rooted in the West, Blue Bond is a sought after Seaside artist whose specialty is portraits and wildlife. With over fifty years of experience, the artist teaches one-to-one studio classes in oil to novices and experienced painters alike. Blue also shows are at the Gilbert District Gallery.
Angi D Wildt Gallery, 737 Broadway St., #2
Featuring kiln-fired glass by Nancy Bosse, who learned skills taking classes in stained glass, hand beveling, vitrigraph, Verre Eglomise, combing, laminating, sandblasting, sand carving, photo resist, enameling, casting, fossil vitra and Raku.
Starry Night Art Hotel and Inn, 811 First Ave.
Featuring art by Libby Grise who creates provocative shadow boxes, each with a hand written story on the back. Grise explores complex ideas like the challenges of motherhood and childhood, religion, life, love and more. The Starry Night Inn is an art hotel by the sea and offers artist residencies and retreats.
Find additional original art during the day at: Westport Winery, 810 Broadway St., Seaside Coffee House, 3 N. Holladay Drive; Seaside Antique Mall, 726 Broadway St. and at Dough Dough Bakery, 8 N Holladay Drive.