Born in McMinnville, Oregon into a musical family, Carl Annala is an arts professional hailing from the Portland area. He has exhibited his drawings and paintings at various galleries in the NW for over 20 years. He holds a Bachelors of Fine Art in Drawing from Pacific Northwest College of Art and a Masters of Fine Art in Painting from Portland State University. Annala is currently a Cultural Arts Program Supervisor at the Walters Cultural Arts Center in Hillsboro where he is the gallery director/curator. Jeweler, writer, dancer and rockstar are all titles he has enjoyed in the past.
The Juried Show program at the non-profit Cannon Beach Gallery is one of the unique offerings of the Cannon Beach Arts Association. It provides both emerging and professional artists the opportunity to submit their original artwork for consideration by a guest curator.