Seaside First Saturday Art Walk

Seaside First Saturday Art Walk. March 7, 5-7:pm.

The Seaside First Saturday Art Walk, on March 7 between the hours of 5-7: pm, is all about the arts. Visitors may visit with artists, view an artist demonstration, listen to an art lecture or enjoy live performances in music.

 

The downtown event, celebrating 16 years in 2020, is a walk about in the historic Gilbert District located between Holladay and Broadway. Free and open to the public.

1. Blue Bond Art Studio and Gallery, 417 S. Holladay

With work fully rooted in the Northwest, Blue Bond’s specialty is portraits and wildlife. In the genre of art, Bond is a conventionalist. He elevates imagery by melding his reverence for the Northwest with his search for understanding of the world around him.  With over fifty years of experience, the artist teaches one-to-one studio classes in oil to novices and experienced painters alike.

2. Shine Fair Trade, 609 Broadway St.

Featuring the tie-dye fiber art fashions of Kathmandu from Berkeley, California. Established with a mission to expose the Nepalese culture and supporting child free labor. Shine selects handmade items all over the world from 100 non-profits artisan cooperatives. Music by Sedonna Torres.

3. SunRose Gallery, 606 Broadway St.

Introducing colorful alcohol ink florals by new artist Rosalie Kruissink, in addition to new felted portraits by Robin Montero, upcycle mixed media by Patty Thurlby and new shoulderbags by Steve Provo. Live music will be provided by guitarist David Crabtree accompanied on flute and sax by Ray Coffey, and tasty treats will be provided.

4. Pacific Heirloom Art and Collectables , 608 Broadway St.

Featuring  sculptor  Rich Wilcox, raised on the southern coast of Washington, who has collected glass floats since he was five years old. After losing his first spouse to cancer and finding therapy by working with his hands, Wilcox creates driftwood sculptures loaded with character with genuine antique fishing floats.

5. Fairweather House and Gallery, 612 Broadway St.

Opening reception for “A Fresh Start” featuring artists Toni Avery, Bill Baily, Karen Doyle, Christine Downs, Bob Heath, Dorota Haber-Lehigh, Gayle H. Seely and Bill Shumway.  The exhibit’s expectation lies in its possibility to present fresh, new perspectives, inspiration, experiences, reflection and even the possibility for transcendence in some way. Artist lectures at 5:30 pm.  Spring habitat talk by naturalist Neal Maine at 6:00 pm. LIVE music by Shirley 88.

6. Art-in-the-Loft at Beach Books, 616 Broadway St.

Featuring a mixed media showcase from artists, April Hoff and Debbi Wharton Estes, two Washington County artists who like to mix it up using collage, digital imagery, acrylics, alcohol inks, fabrics, clay and more to express their creativity.   The range of pieces calls attention to the individual artist techniques, with much to capture an art enthusiast’s interest.

7. Seaside Yarn and Fiber, 10A N. Holladay Drive

Unveiling a new collection of handmade weavings. Intuitively crafted with wool roving, handspun yarn and other mixed media  work will be available for sale and all will be on display for inspiration.

8. The Whet Spot, 12 N. Holladay Drive

Showcasing the art of Billy Lutz, one of Seaside’s most famous artists, who has painted in themes for thirty years, developing a philosophy of collectivism premised on the requirements of individual motive and other paradox. Lutz, a self-employed artist and sign painter, has provided for his family of five all his adult life. In addition, his work is available at from Portland Art Museum’s Online Collections.

9. Bliss Mercantile & Brocante, 735 Broadway

Featuring Chateau Chic Style-treasures for the home and garden that are a little bit French Country and a little bit Romantic Rococo.

10. Angi D Wildt Gallery, 737 Broadway St., #2

Featuring artists who are inspired by the reflections on the Oregon Coast shores and other bodies of water. This group show will include Dave Bartholet, Richard Burke, DC Yorksie, Ty McNeeley, Quata Cody, Angi D Wildt and Christine Kende who work in various mediums. Michelle Lindlom’s mixed media monotypes depict another kind of reflection, that of looking into the soul.

 

11. Westport Winery, 810 Broadway St.

Named one of the top 20 most admired wineries in North America by Winery & Vineyard Management Magazine, Westport Winery offers tasting of more than 34 award-winning wines and ciders.

Find additional original art during the day at: Starry Night Art Hotel and Inn, 811 First Avenue, Seaside Coffee House, 3 N. Holladay Drive; Seaside Antique Mall, 726 Broadway St. and at Dough Dough Bakery, 8 N Holladay Drive. Dedicated parking is to be found on the corner of Ocean way and Holladay.

Historic Gilbert District Walking Map

Annual holiday greeting card collage from the neighborhood.

Linda Fenton Mendenhall, Seaside First Saturday Art Walk, created a collage of the Historic Gilbert District for December, 2019. A lovely business greeting card from the December 2019 Art Walk evening.

Top row: Seaside Yarn and Fiber, Fairweather House and Gallery and Beach Books, Center: SunRose Gallery. Bottom row: Corner of Holladay and Broadway, Shine Fair Trade and The Whet Spot.

 

 

Seaside First Saturday Art Walks for 2020
Save the dates and time. 5-7:pm in the Historic Gilbert District of downtown Seaside.

Mar 7
Apr 4
May 2
Jun 6
Jul 4
Aug 1
Sep 5
Oct 3
Nov 7
Dec 5
The Seaside First Saturday Art Walk is all about celebrating the local art scene. The Art Walk, celebrating 16 years in 2020, is a walk about in the historic Gilbert District located between Holladay and Broadway. Dedicated parking is to be found on the corner of Ocean way and Holladay. Free and open to the public.

The Mission of the Seaside First Saturday Art Walk is to provide an excellent cultural arts experience and to support regional talents in visual art, literature, music, theatre and dance for the benefit of our residents and visitors.

 

Photo courtesy of
denise fairweather
Chair, Seaside First Saturday Art Walk
Director, Historic Gilbert District

Save the date and time. Nov. 2nd, 5-7:pm. Seaside First Saturday Art Walk.

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.

 

 

 

 

Seaside First Saturday Art Walk. October 5, 5-7:pm.

SEASIDE — Celebrating 15 years in 2019, the next Seaside First Saturday Art Walk, will be held 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5. The free event takes place between Holladay Drive and Broadway Street in the Historic Gilbert District of downtown Seaside.

 

Shine Fair Trade, 609 Broadway St.
Artisan show featuring artists, potters, quilters, craft brewers and crafters who will display their talents and wares. All of the wonderful gifts you have come to expect from Fair Trade are waiting to be discovered. Snacks, drinks and live music provided.

 

Peddler’s Row, 604 Broadway St.
Featuring an assortment of art and antiques ranging from woodcarvings to paintings to metalwork and more.

 

SunRose Gallery, 606 Broadway St.
Celebrating all the colors of fall with an Open House featuring the whimsical, seasonal art of mixed media artist Patty Thurlby, handcrafted vintage china jewelry by Cathy Tippin and Valeri Darling’s mixed media celebrity portraits and journals. Snack on pumpkin bread, candy corn and cider while enjoying live music by guitarist David Crabtree accompanied on saxophone and flute by Ray Coffey.

 

Pacific Heirloom Art and Collectables, 608 Broadway St.
Featuring a collectable model boat of Christopher Columbus’ Santa Maria 1492 flagship in wood, brass, twine, wire and flags, possibly from the 1920s. The model includes a handsome glass and wood display case.

 

Fairweather House and Gallery, 612 Broadway St.

Opening reception for “A Fine Line,” featuring representational and non-representational works of art. There will be an artist’s talk at 5:30 p.m. and a habitat lecture by naturalist Neal Maine at 6 p.m. with painting demonstrations by Paul Brent and live music by Shirley 88.

Regional artists in the show include Sharon Abbott-Furze, Bill Baily, Jo Pomeroy-Crockett, Karen Doyle, Bob Kroll, Linda Fenton-Mendenhall, Carolyn Lindberg, Emily Miller, Christine Trexel and Russell J. Young.
The gallery welcomes coastal artists Rebecca Herren and Dorota Haber-Lehigh and is introducing emerging artists Ray Althaus and W. T. Brown.

 

Art in the Loft at Beach Books, 616 Broadway St.
Featuring Jeffery Hall and Jim Zaleski, contemporary abstract expressionists who incorporate digital tools into their creative processes in an exhibit titled “The New Media Art Movement/ Rise of the Tradigitalists.” This evolving New-Age art form is rapidly gaining acceptance from traditional artists. Both artists will meet with art walk guests to discuss the genre.

 

Seaside Yarn and Fiber, 10A N. Holladay Drive

Featuring an eclectic mix of hand-dyed yarn, macramé and décor items that fill every nook and cranny. Plan to take time to poke through the assortment of items and visit with the owner, who is choke full of information on the art of fiber.

 

The Whet Spot, 12 N. Holladay Drive

Combing the best of two worlds, art with craft beers, ciders and wines. Cutting edge art covers the walls including a fine collection of hand-made fused glass tiles and on the window sill an ever-changing series of painted rocks.

 

Angi D Wildt Gallery, 737 Broadway St., #2

Featuring mixed media monotypes by Bend artist Michelle Lindblloom. “My approach is intuitive. It is a visual playground of colors, textures, shapes and movement. My imagery portrays continuous dialogues with my psyche along with my awareness of everyday experiences.”

 

Blue Bond Art Studio and Gallery, 417 S. Holladay Drive

Fully rooted in the West, find original art, mostly oil work, by Blue Bond, who is a sought after Seaside artist by collectors from all over the country.

 

Starry Night Art Hotel and Inn, 811 First Ave.

Featuring new art from Judy Haas, an Oregon artist working in acrylics, watercolors and mixed media. Originals mostly small enough to fit in guest’s luggage and extremely affordable in a style that feels like sophisticated folk art.

Find additional original art during the day at: Seaside Coffee House, 3 N. Holladay Drive; Seaside Antique Mall, 726 Broadway St., Dough Dough Bakery, 8 N Holladay Drive and Westport Winery, 810 Broadway St.

 


Map courtesy of KP Graphic Arts

Read more  at: http://www.facebook.com/ Seaside First Saturday Art Walk

Seaside First Saturday Art Walk. September 7, 5-7PM.

SEASIDE — Celebrating 15 years in 2019, the next Seaside First Saturday Art Walk, will be held 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7. The free event takes place between Holladay Drive and Broadway Street in the Historic Gilbert District of downtown Seaside.

 

 

 

Shine Fair Trade, 609 Broadway St.

Featuring hand painted one-of-a-kind sand dollar art by Seaside artist Sandy Higgins. Each sand dollar is collected locally, cleaned, primed and sealed with poly acrylic paint and are made to last a “very long time.”

 


Painted Sand Dollar by Sandy Higgins at Shine Fair Trade

 

Peddler’s Row, 604 Broadway St.

Featuring vintage oils, designer goods and work created by artisans. Peddler’s Row is a new-old business curated by Avery Loschen and Will Perkins.

 

Peddler’s Row display by Will Perkins.

SunRose Gallery, 606 Broadway St.

Featuring felted wall art, sconces and artisan jewelry by Seaside artist Robin Montero. Also presenting new spirit dolls by Jan Barber, beaded mosaics and acrylic paintings by Zemula Fleming and new sand dollar mosaics by Mimi Fox. Live music provided by guitarist David Crabtree accompanied on saxophone and flute by Ray Coffey.

‘Khaleesi,’ felted portrait by Robin Montero at SunRose Gallery

 

Pacific Heirloom Art and Collectables, 608 Broadway St.

Featuring an extensive collection of ancient wood floats and antique netted glass floats. Wooden buoys predate glass floats. They are referred by Japanese float expert, Walt Pich, as “ancient.” Antique wooden deep-sea fishing floats should show, splits, and roughness from life in the ocean. Netted glass floats are no longer used by fishermen, yet many of them are still afloat in the world’s oceans, found primarily in the Pacific.

 

 

Pacific Heirloom wood float display.

 

Fairweather House and Gallery, 612 Broadway St.

 

Opening reception for “Contrasts,” an exhibition showing art from selected regional artists using bright, abstract palettes – electric yellows, brilliant blues, wild reds and shining greens and in addition displaying only black and white tones found in the natural world. Artists will speak on their work at 5:30 p.m. and naturalist Neal Maine will talk about the local habit at 6 p.m. Painting Seaside Live event led by Paul Brent with live music by Shirley 88 throughout the evening. Featuring abstract artists Bill Baily, Gregory Bell, Christine Downs, Agnes Field, Carmela Newstead, Jan Rimerman, Renee Rowe, Russell J. Young, Zifen Qian and Peg Wells. In addition, Renee Hafeman, mid-century jewelry designer, and mosaic-beaded artist, Gayle H. Seely, reveal bright, new fall work.  Neal Maine habitat lecture at 6:pm.  Painting LIVE demonstration by Paul Brent.  Playing LIVE music by Shirley 88.

 

‘Elegant Blue Heron’ photograph by Neal Maine at the Fairweather House and Gallery

 

Art in the Loft at Beach Books, 616 Broadway St.

 

Presenting Oregon artists Jim Zaleski and Jeffrey Hall in “The New Media Art Movement / Rise of the Tradigitalists,” an introductory exhibit of an evolving New Age art form. Once shunned and criticized by contemporary artists, the digital art world is now making peace with its once skeptical progenitors. Zaleski and Hall will help educate the public on the New Media Art movement through this exhibit and will help demystify the genre in order to encourage more acceptance by other artists and the public at large.

 

 

Mixed media by Jim Zaleski at Beach Books’ Art in the Loft gallery

 

 

Seaside Yarn and Fiber, 10A N. Holladay Drive

Featuring new hand-dyed autumn colorways and offering yarn-spinning demonstrations.

 

 

The Whet Spot, 12 N. Holladay Drive

Featuring Seaside artist Billy Lutz who has painted in themes for 30 years, developing a philosophy of collectivism premised on the requirements of individual motive and other paradox. In addition, Lutz will play his guitar live during the Art Walk evening.

 

 ‘Nearsighted Moon’ by Billy Lutz. Acrylic/layered wood with raised leaded panel at The Whet Spot

 

Angi D Wildt Gallery, 737 Broadway St., #2

Featuring Dustin Yorksie, known to his friends as Woody, is a first generation American born to Canadian immigrants. A constant love of space exploration has led the artist to a newfound passion for Astrophotography as a current major focus. Future work in weather photography, macro and landscape is in the sights for Yorksie. Meet Yorksie and artists Christine Kende and Aerin Adrian.

 

 

Westport Winery, 810 Broadway St.

Featuring artist Teresa Weisman-Knight who in addition to creating whimsical and functional works in photography has also traveled across the Americas to the Antarctic and Arctic Oceans. Meet the artist in the winery.

 

Teresa Weisman-Knight

 

Blue Bond Art Studio and Gallery, 417 S. Holladay Drive

Featuring oil paintings and acrylics by Blue Bond, an accomplished Seaside professional artist whose specialty is in portraits and wildlife.

 

 

Oil by Blue Bond at Blue Bond Art Studio and Galley

 

Starry Night Art Hotel and Inn, 811 First Ave.

Featuring the art of Caroline Green, an artist that uses glazing to create paintings inspired by the Pacific Northwest environment. The art at the motel is curated by Chris Haberman.

 

 

Find additional original art during the day at: Gilbert District Gallery, 613 Broadway St.; Seaside Coffee House, 3 N. Holladay Drive; Seaside Antique Mall, 726 Broadway St. and at Dough Dough Bakery, 8 N Holladay Drive.

 

 

The short list. August 3. Seaside First Saturday Art Walk

SEASIDE — Celebrating 15 years in 2019, the next Seaside First Saturday Art Walk, will be held 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 3. The free event takes place between Holladay Drive and Broadway Street in the Historic Gilbert District of downtown Seaside.

 

Shine Fair Trade, 609 Broadway St.

Featuring award winning North Coast artist Audene Jay. Her art includes painting, jewelry, lapidary, poetry, performance art, music, professional knitting and clothing design. She has taught Fearless Drawing and enjoys being diverse and having freedom to express herself in many media. “Change is the only constant.”

Gilbert District Gallery, 613 Broadway St.

 

Featuring working artist and teacher Ian Ricker with oils reflecting the beauty of the landscapes and wildlife of Alaska, the Pacific Northwest and western themed art. In addition, featuring Ricker’s spouse, wildlife artist Jennie Truitt.

Peddler’s Row, 604 Broadway

Featuring vintage oils, designer goods and work created by artisans. 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 the richly decorative storytelling art of bead mosaic artist Zemula Fleming. She says, “I am particularly fascinated by the icon and its power to evoke adoration and reverence.” Also introducing the textile art of musical artist Jennifer Goodenberger, new ceramic work by Charlotte Bruhn and sand dollar mosaics by Mimi Cernyar Fox. Live music provided by guitarist David Crabtree accompanied on saxophone and flute by Ray Coffey.

Pacific Heirloom Art and Collectables, 608 Broadway St.

Featuring antique cobalt blue glass. The characteristic bright dark blue identifies it for the collector. Most cobalt glass found today was made after the Civil War. It was made using oxide of cobalt.

Fairweather House and Gallery, 612 Broadway St.

Opening reception for “Outside Interests,” featuring local painters and artisans hugely impressed with the wide-open, majestic vistas of the Pacific Northwest. Selected art and new original work conveys nature’s shifting moods with no human presence visible. Juried artists include Paul Brent, Rene Hafeman, Melissa Jander, Sharon Kathleen Johnson, Bev Drew Kindley, Martha Lee, Gretha Lindwood, Susan Romersa and Dale J. Veith. Welcoming new artists: oil painter, Vicky Snider-Combs; glass artist, Christine Downs and encaustic artist Elina Zebergs. Naturalist Neal Maine will speak about the local habitat at 6 p.m. There will be live painting demonstration by Paul Brent and music by Shirley 88 throughout the evening.

Art-in-the-Loft at Beach Books, 616 Broadway St.

Hosting the Westside ArtShare, a multi-talented group exhibiting mixed media artwork around the theme “Summer Vacation.” Participating artists are Lori Hicke, Riis Griffen, Elizabeth Higgins, Carole Zenny, Megan Turner Baxter, Debbie Grover, Theresa Magsig Kotvis, Laura Thode and Suzanne Ebert. Meet and greet the artists.

 

Seaside Yarn and Fiber, 10A N. Holladay Drive

Featuring weaver Dana of Selah Signs who will be showcasing her one-of-a-kind weavings and doing a demo during the Art Walk.

The Whet Spot, 12 N. Holladay Drive

Featuring the art of Bryan “Mumblesemcee” May. “My creations are like adopted pets or children; I just want them to go to a good home and to someone who loves them.”

Angi D Wildt Gallery, 737 Broadway St., #2

Featuring glass paintings by Christine Kende. In her process, multiple layers of crushed glass are applied fusing after each layer until the desired effect is achieved. She enjoys the juxtaposition of art and science in learning what this medium can do. She teaches glass art at the Art Loft in Astoria. Tastings by Buddha Kat Winery during Art Walk.

Westport Winery, 810 Broadway St.

Featuring Josh Fry, a self-taught artist and Seaside native who creates his paintings using spray paint cans along with complex sets of stencils.

 

Blue Bond Art Studio and Gallery, 417 S. Holladay Drive

Featuring oil paintings and acrylics by Blue Bond, an accomplished Seaside professional artist whose specialty is portraits and wildlife.

 

Starry Night Art Hotel and Inn, 811 First Ave.

Featuring the art of Caroline Green, an artist that uses glazing to create paintings inspired by the Pacific Northwest environment. The art at the motel is curated by Chris Haberman.

Find additional original art during the day at: Seaside Coffee House, 3 N. Holladay Drive; Seaside Antique Mall, 726 Broadway St. and at Dough Dough Bakery, 8 N Holladay Drive.

 

May 4, 5-7:pm. Seaside First Saturday Art Walk news release.


SEASIDE — Celebrating 15 years in 2019, the next Seaside First Saturday Art Walk, will be held 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday May 4. The free event takes in sponsoring galleries and businesses located in downtown Seaside between Holladay Drive and Broadway Street in the Historic Gilbert District. Find courtesy parking on the corner of Holladay and Oceanway.

 

#1.  Shine Fair Trade, 609 Broadway St.

Offering Fair Trade Chocolate, a handmade brand that is organic with minimal processing which leads to a healthier chocolate and with an ethical philosophy that ensures that cocoa farmers are provided with a fair sustainable wage.  As a member of the Fair Trade Federation Moxie demonstrates a genial and equitable approach to conducting business.

 

#2.  SunRose Gallery, 606 Broadway St.

Featuring artist Jan Barber and her mixed media Spirit Dolls, made with intention and love, each with their own theme meant to help you relate to your inner wise woman. Also featuring new mosaic wall mirrors in gemstone colors by Angie Heinrich, new Face Vaces and artisan jewelry by Charlotte Bruhn and Seaside-themed paintings by Ronni Harris. Image: Spring Spirit Doll mixed media by Jan Barber at SunRose Gallery

#3.  Pacific Heirloom, 608 Broadway St.

Featuring a large collection of vintage glass fishing floats of all sizes, from the estate of a lifelong collector, in addition to featuring  “Oregon-grown” antiques, art and collectibles selected by Kay Kenny. Image: Spring Spirit Doll mixed media by Jan Barber at SunRose Gallery

#4.  Fairweather House and Gallery, 612 Broadway St.

Opening artist reception for “Portraiture” featuring regional artists Leah Kohlenberg, Susan Romersa, Patricia Clark-Finley, Rebecca Gore, Carolynn Wagler, Mike Mason and Russell J. Young. Introducing Karen Doyle and Vanessa Stokes. The art selected is a debut exhibition contemplating character in portrait drawings and oil sketches showcasing the relationship between artist and sitter as its central subject.  One highlight is a self-portrait of Seaside artist Blue Bond, who will be offering a Painting Seaside LIVE ™ episode during the Art Walk. LIVE music by RJ Marx and ‘Portraiture’ habitat lecture by local naturalist, wildlife photographer Neal Maine at 6: pm.

Image: Russell J. Russell fine art portrait.

#5. Art-in-the-Loft at Beach Books, 616 Broadway St.

Presenting artist Elina Zebergs who will be showing her new encaustic paintings of marine animals. Using an encaustic painting method (bee’s wax + resin and pigments), the artist fashions representations of marine life in their native habitats. Image: Seal by Elina Zebergs.

 

#6. Seaside Yarn and Fiber, 10A N. Holladay Drive

Welcoming local hand spinner Hannah Roles, of “The Crafty Wench”, who will be offering a demonstration on the art of making yarn on both a drop spindle and a wheel. Image: Spinning wheel.

 

 

#7. The Whet Spot, 12 N. Holladay Drive

Featuring local artists ranging from the amateur to the professional artist for providing Art Walk visitors access to a wide range of art. In addition, The Whet Spot offers a relaxed, friendly, adults-only atmosphere where patrons can enjoy craft beers, ciders and wines.

 

#8. Westport Winery, 810 Broadway St.

Featuring Josh Fry, a self-taught native Seaside artist who creates using spray paint cans combined with complex stencils. A firm believer that anyone can make art with practice; he produces a YouTube series, teaches classes and does live painting shows for area youth and other organizations.

 

 

 

#9. Angi D Wildt Gallery, 737 Broadway St., #2

Featuring rare watercolors by artists with signatures are illegible to the naked eye. One painting is clearly dated 1875. The other one is either from 1888 or 1889. This will make for an evening of interesting discussion and research during the Art Walk. Did the same artist paint them at different times of his career? Is one artist a student of the master?

 

#10. Blue Bond Art Studio and Gallery, 417 S. Holladay Drive

Featuring oil paintings and acrylics by Blue Bond, an accomplished Seaside professional artist whose specialty likes in portraits and wildlife. With over fifty years of experience, the artist teaches one-to-one classes in oil or acrylic to novices and experienced painters alike.

 

#11. Starry Night Inn, 811 First Ave.

Introducing artist Lea K. Tawd, PSU graduate with a B.A. in drawing, painting and printmaking. The artist, a Reiki Master, uses Reiki in the creation of her art to help others find inner healing in private sessions, workshops, and retreats. Starry Night is an art motel by the sea located in a Victorian villa where each room features art from Oregon artists. This motel offers artist residencies. The art at the motel is curated by Chris Haberman.

 

For more information about the Seaside First Saturday Art Walk and more detailed news releases about the sponsoring galleries and businesses, please go to http://www.facebook.com/ Seaside First Saturday Art Walk.

Map of the Historic Gilbert District courtesy of KP Graphic Arts.

Find additional original art during the day at Seaside Coffee House, 3 N. Holladay Drive; Seaside Antique Mall, 726 Broadway St. and at Dough Dough Bakery, 8 N Holladay Drive.

 

 

Thank you Seaside Signal for endorsing the May 4 Seaside First Saturday Art Walk.  In their words “this is going to be awesome!”

 

Thank you http://www.coastweekend.com/ Discover Our Coast Weekend​/ The The Daily Astorian​ for the news article. In addition, thank you for selecting the May 4 Seaside First Saturday Art Walk as the EDITOR’S PICK TOP STORY/ Seaside First Saturday Art Walk.  Apr 25, 2019 designation! 

The short list. March 2 Seaside First Saturday Art Walk located in the Historic Gilbert District.

First Saturday Art Walk
March 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Free

The Seaside First Saturday Art Walk, celebrating 15 years in 2019. This event takes place between Holladay Drive and Broadway Street in the Historic Gilbert District of downtown Seaside.

Angi D Wildt Gallery, 737 Broadway St., #2

Featuring eight artists who offer original oil, watercolor and pastel paintings as well as bronze, glass and marble sculptures and photography on canvas. In addition, offering historical posthumous works available from a private collection.

Westport Winery, 810 Broadway St.

Featuring Josh Fry, a self-taught Seaside artist who creates work using spray paint cans combined with complex sets of stencils. A firm believer that anyone can make art with practice, he has produced a YouTube series, teaches classes and does live painting shows for area youth or other organizations.

Blue Bond Art Studio and Gallery, 417 S. Holladay Drive

Featuring oil on canvas paintings and acrylics on board by Blue Bond, a Seaside professional artist with a degree from the San Francisco Art Institute. The artist teaches in oil and acrylic to novices and experienced painters alike.

Shine Fair Trade, 609 Broadway St.

Featuring felted flowers handcrafted by artisans in Nepal, baskets hand crafted in Africa and hand painted purses by Sandy Higgins, local artist. As a member of the Fair Trade Federation, Shine Fair Trade demonstrates a genial and equitable approach to conducting business.

SunRose Gallery, 606 Broadway St.

Introducing the mixed media art of Jan Barber who creates Spirit Dolls designed to bring encouragement, inspiration, healing and comfort. Building layers of vintage ribbon and lace around a driftwood frame, she tucks in words that stem from her themes. Also featuring new art from Robin Montero, Zemula Fleming, Patty Thurlby and Cathy Tippin. Serving light appetizers.

Pacific Heirloom, 608 Broadway St.

Featuring the art of Jamie Hayes, a color-blind artist who uses vibrant colors made of small round circles that look like the circles in tests for color blindness. Limited edition print of the illustration taken from Jamie’s first children’s book “The Legendary Adventures of the Flying Mingling Brothers.”

Fairweather House and Gallery, 612 Broadway St.

Opening artist reception for “March,” an exhibition, featuring Dr. Dale J. Veith, fine art photographer, Russell J. Young, Leah Kohlenberg, Bev Drew Kindley and Mary Hurst, Celtic jewelry designer. Offering a Painting Seaside LIVE ™ demonstration by Carolyn Macpherson, music by Shirley 88 and habitat lecture by local naturalist Neal Maine at 6: pm.

Art-in-the-Loft at Beach Books, 616 Broadway St.

Introducing artists from the Portland Metro area. Carole Zenny and Lori Hicke are mixed media emerging “Emergence III” artists dedicated to following their creative dreams wherever it takes them.

Carole Zenny was raised in a French Colony Island in the Caribbean. Her upbringing had a strong influence on her abstract expressionist work, as she is drawn to painting expressionistic, small town scenes.

Lori Hicke works in several creative disciplines; painting, printmaking/collage and hand painted, functional, ceramic art pieces that are illustrative and grounded in contemporary folk art roots.

Dough Dough Bakery, 8 N Holladay Drive

Featuring artist Scott C Johnson, who paints in watercolor and acrylic creating subtle references to the spring season with detailed tiny leaves showing what is just beyond and approaching.

Seaside Yarn and Fiber, 10A N. Holladay Drive

Featuring new hand-dyed colorways and offering yarn spinning demonstrations during the Art Walk. Taking registrations for spinning classes. Inspiring community and creativity, Seaside Yarn and Fiber is an outlet for crafters of all levels.

The Whet Spot, 12 N. Holladay Drive

Featuring local artists ranging from the amateur to the professional artist for the purpose of providing Art Walk visitors access to a wide range of art. In addition, The Whet Spot offers a relaxed, friendly, adults-only atmosphere where patrons can enjoy craft beers, ciders and wines.

Find additional original art during the day at Seaside Coffee House, 3 N. Holladay Drive; Seaside Antique Mall, 726 Broadway St.;and at Starry Night Inn, 811 First Ave.

Save the dates. 2019 Seaside First Saturday Art Walk dates.

Celebrating 15 years in 2019.
Seaside First Saturday Art Walk dates:
There are no Art Walks scheduled in January or February
March 2
April 6
May 4
June 1
July 6
August 3
September 7
October 5
November 2
December 7

Visitors meet artists, snag appetizers by favorite restaurants or personal chefs, view artist demonstrations and, oftentimes, enjoy live performances in music.

The event is free and is open to the public. The Art Walk is all about seeing art in the galleries and boutiques located between Holladay and Broadway in the historic district of downtown Seaside.