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Artist Call

Open Studio Tours
Astoria Visual Arts (AVA) will hold its first annual Astoria Open Studio Tour, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, JULY 30TH AND 31ST, 2011 – 10am to 4pm both days. This event is open to artists in all media.

Participating artists must have a studio space or shared studio space in the Astoria 97103 zip code, and be willing to open their studios to the public for the duration of the tour. Participating artists will be asked to pay a $25 fee ($15 for AVA members), to help defray the costs of advertising, tour maps, etc. Artists will keep 100% of their sales.

Entry deadline – April 30th. For entry forms, or for more information, please contact Drew Herzig – drewherzig@yahoo.com.

Fiber Artists
AVA and Clatsop Community College are launching a new juried fiber arts exhibit, Coastal Fiberarts, to be held July 14 – August 18 at the Art Center Gallery at Clatsop Community College in Astoria. Work in any fiber media and/or using fiber techniques is eligible. The show will be juried by Barbara Setsu Pickett, Associate Professor Emeritus in the Art Department at the University of Oregon. The entry fee is $35 for up to three pieces of work, entry forms are due May 20. For an application form and for more information, please email Cheryl Silverblatt at: silverweaver44@yahoo.com.

Astoria Artist Web Page
astoriaoregon.com is looking for Astoria Artists interested in appearing on their Artist Web page. IT’S FREE. With thousands of hits per day.

Just send us; 1-2 images of yourself and / or artwork; A brief artist statement; contact information as you want it to appear on the website. E-mail your profile to Jamie Boyd at azure10@juno.com or call 503 791 9435.

TAC – Tolovana Arts Colony Instructor Opportunities
Would you like to share your art or interest with the community? The TAC is recruiting instructors to lead affordable, varied and outstanding arts, fitness, educational and other leisure classes for Cannon Beach residents, neighbors, workers and visitors. Classes are held at Tolovana Hall at 3779 S. Hemlock. A priority of the TAC is to create a vehicle for artists to share their particular craft.    Contact: Valerie Vines Magee, Program Coordinator (503) 368-7222 cell (808) 264-1454.


Artist Trunk Show

Long Beach Coffee Roasters hosts an Artist Trunk Show April 16&17 from 10am-5pm. Featuring local artists presenting drawings, paintings, jewelry, and more! Located at 811 Pacific Ave S Suite 12 in the First Place Mall in Long Beach, WA Contact Mandy at 360-642- 2334 for further details.


Jeremy Johnson at Street 14

For Astoria’s second Saturday Art Walk on April 9, Street 14 Coffeehouse will be holding an artist’s reception from 5-9 p.m. for photographer, Jeremy W. Johnson. “Time Come to Pass”, features “traditionally” printed black and white photographs The images intend to serve as visual prompts for reflection on assorted experiences, for the purpose of illustrating a few commonalities we all share. ST. 14 Coffee is located at the corner of 14th and Commercial in Astoria.