SEASIDE — Celebrating 15 years in 2019, the next Seaside First Saturday Art Walk will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 6.
The free event takes place between Holladay Drive and Broadway Street in the Historic Gilbert District of downtown Seaside.
1.Starry Night Inn, 811 First Ave.
Introducing Ian Anderson, whose ink drawings on castaway tomes such as aps, pamphlets, songbooks, dictionaries and old magazines have become his brand.
Ian Anderson art at Starry Night
2. Blue Bond Art Studio and Gallery, 417 S. Holladay Drive
Featuring oil paintings and acrylics by Blue Bond, a Seaside artist whose specialty is portraits and wildlife. With more than 50 years of experience, the artist teaches one-on-one classes in oil and acrylic to novices and experienced painters alike.
Blue Bond oil
3. Angi D Wildt Gallery, 737 Broadway St., #2
Featuring Ty McNeeley’s photography, Suzanne Vaughan’s mosaic sculptures, Quata Cody’s paintings, Louis Andrew Schaffer’s handblown glass, J. Wesley Willis’ paintings, Nancy Bosse’s slumped glass, Cindy Erickson’s fine art jewelry, Bud Egger’s bronze and marble sculptures, and Julie Olson’s pastels, oils and giclees.
Suzanne Vaughan mosaic at Angi D Wildt Gallery
4. 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.
Josh Fry spray can art at Westport Winery
5. The Whet Spot, 12 N. Holladay Drive
Featuring local artists ranging from the amateur to the professional. The Whet Spot offers a relaxed, friendly, adults-only atmosphere where patrons can enjoy craft beers, ciders and wines.
Featured artist Richard Amacher from Cannon Beach Glassworks has been blowing glass since 2000. He uses the highest quality German glass and the colors are made by North Star in Portland, OR. His glassware is dishwasher and microwave safe. He also does lots of custom glass work from lamps to vases. This is just a sample of the glassware we will have for the Art Walk.
6. Seaside Yarn and Fiber, 10A N. Holladay Drive
Hosting two Pacific Northwest makers. Bigfoot Yarn Co. will offer a mix of beautiful hand-dyed yarns from Bremerton, Wash., and Stormy Weather Knits will offer hand-knit beanies, headbands, kids hats and other keepsake knit items.
Seaside Yarn and Fiber is so excited to host two PNW makers at the April art walk! Idie-dyer, Bigfoot Yarn Co. will be bringing a mix of beautiful hand-dyed yarns from Bremerton, WA to inspire you to start your next project!
Also featured in April, Stormy Weather Knits will be in the shop, selling hand knit beanies, headbands, kids hat and other keepsake knit items. Whether you knit or crochet – or not! – there’s sure to be something to spark your interest! Stop by and say hello and support handmade.
7. Art-in-the-Loft at Beach Books, 616 Broadway St.
Carole Zenny and Lori Hicke are mixed-media artists dedicated to following their creative dreams wherever they take them. Zenny is a French artist born and raised in a French Colony Island in the Western Caribbean. Hicke is a multimedia artist whose work embraces several creative disciplines, including painting, printmaking/collage and hand-painted, functional, ceramic art pieces.
8. Fairweather House & Gallery, 12 Broadway St.
Opening artist reception for “Life Abundant,” featuring artists Bill Baily, Barbara Bacon Folawn, Martha Lee, Emily Miller, Veronica Russell, Jan Shield, Russell J. Young, introducing oil painter James Waterhouse and watercolor artist Carolynn Wagler. Painting demonstration, live music by Shirley 88 and a local habitat lecture at 6 p.m.
Barbara Bacon Folawn art at Fairweather’s
9. Pacific Heirloom, 608 Broadway St.
Featuring the plate collection of P. Buckley Moss — art-filled with a lifetime of experiences, from her Irish-Italian heritage to her urban art school education, from the laughter of her children to the simplicity of birds flying.
P. Buckley Moss collerticle plates at Pacific Heirloom
10. SunRose Gallery, 606 Broadway St.
Featuring whimsical art by Ronni Harris, who sketches designs on fabric, paints in acrylic and highlights her art in stitching techniques. Also featuring artists Jan Barber, Robin Montero, Susan Hildebrandt, Bill Vlek, Vicki Sullivan, Patty Thurlby and Cathy Tippin.
11. Shine Fair Trade, 609 Broadway St.
Featuring handmade Blossom-Wood bags made with recycled material from an artist in Nehalem. Also featuring silk banners selected from the Fair Trade Federation. Live music by local musicians.
The Historic Gilbert District map 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 Dough Dough Bakery, 8 N Holladay Drive.