By watercolor artist and CBAA Board member Mary Lyn Gough

The CBAA Board & Staff exhibition is now open! This is a two-week exhibition highlighting all of the creative individuals who make up our board of directors. This show will run through Jan 23, 2022.

Mary Lyn is a Principal Program Delivery Partner at Providence. Mary Lyn Gough is a long time artist, painting in watercolor. Mary Lyn is honored to serve on the CBAA board, giving back to the art community she loves. Most recently, her art was juried into the Natioinal Watercolor Society show.

 

And, too, in March, 2022, Mary Lyn Gough returns to Seaside, with an exhibition of new watercolors at Fairweather Gallery. 

The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts presents the exhibit “The Short Days of Winter,” by Agnes Field,  through Feb. 26, 2022 at the Newport Visual Arts Center. 

 

Born and raised in Astoria, Agnes Field moved to New York City and studied at the School of Visual Arts. She completed her graduate work in studio art at New York University before working at Studio Art International in Florence and Venice. Fields is a founding board member of Astoria Visual Arts,  KMUN-FM radio, and has been a practicing artist on the North Oregon Coast for over 20 years. Most recently she awarded a PICA Precipice Fund grant—funded by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Arts and the Calligram Foundation—to restore and repurpose, along with two other artists, an historic local park. Field’s work has been shown nationally and internationally and can be found on the coast at Astoria Visual Arts Gallery, Cannon Beach Gallery, Fairweather Gallery, and others.

Most of the materials I use are recycled or found material and occasionally the materials define the direction of my work. I do believe in material identity—that certain materials have their own possibilities and sense of time. The tension is between chance and choice—the unexpected given or the decisions made.”  Agnes Field

Fairweather Gallery opening artist receptions dates and month-to-month art exhibitions for 2022.

  • Mar. 05 through Mar. 25  Fearturing Mary Lyn Gough among other regional artists

  • Apr. 02 through  Apr. 25

  • May 07 through May 25

  • Jun. 04 through Jun. 25

  • Jul. 02 through Jul. 25  Featuring Agnes Field among other regional artists

  • Aug. 06 through Aug. 25

  • Sep. 03 through Sep. 25

  • Oct. 01 through Oct. 25

  • Nov. 05 through Nov. 25

  • Dec. 03. through Dec. 25

Stay tuned for more artsy news about Fairweather 2022 exhibitions.

 
 

“Part curatorial, part installation Fairweather brings together artists’ works from a wide variety of genres and mediums, grouping them into an expansive spectrum of theme and color.” –Seaside Signal

Fairweather Gallery

612 Broadway

Seaside

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West front window display featuring the archangel Samael, “the chief of warrior angels, who defends the world and people against those who attempt to bring chaos”, medieval canvas strike off by A. James from a private collector, calligraphy by Penelope Culbertson “Live like it’s heaven on Earth” quote by Mark Twain, mercury glass mirror set in recycled wood, pottery by Suzy Holland, handstitched silk textile, vintage glass ornaments, and hand made velvet poinsettias.

 

East front window display featuring the archangel Uriel, “the angel of wisdom who shines the light of truth into the darkness of confusion, a  medieval canvas strike off by A. James from a private collector, botanical art by Mike Mason set in frames, art glass by Bob Heath, jewelry by Nikki Hatt, Jim Hayes, and Mary Truhler, vintage oranments, candles by Illumne, and hand made velvet poinsettia.

Close up of a bamboo and linen sculpture by Charles Schweigert, vintage ornaments, and hand made twig bird.

 

Front entry display featuring art by Colette Fallon, handmade tinsel star felt ornament, mouthblown mercury glass stemware, gold plated porcelain caddy, French wire follie table, tooled leather frame, handmade mirrored ornaments, vintage bronze candlesticks, and hand dipped copper taper.

NW photopraphs set in frames and  Tillamook Lighthouse printed on metal/glass by Neal Maine, fir box with lid by Bob Peterson, pottery by Marilyn Cohn, encaustic “Winter Storm” by Emily Miller, vintage concave picture frame, burl wood frame, tooled gold leaf frame, and raw edge table by Stuart Dittbrenner.

MIxed media watercolors by Lieta Gratteri, art deco wood vessel by Martin Conley,  painted and mounted birch tree sculpture, handturned wood candlesticks, wood pedestal by Scott and Marcia Hudson, Oregon mrytledwood bowl by Mike Brown, vintage ornaments, and raw edge wood table by Stuart Dittbrenner.

Front counter display featuring “First Snow” original painting by Toni Avery, silver planted tree trunk stands, handmade pine cone candles, forest painting by Jan Shield, encaustic art by Diane Copenhaver,  natural shaved bark shade with nickle plated antler lamp base, faux fur throw with reverisble printed suede pattern, mid-century wood picture frame, vintage pottery, authenic wood dough bowl, art glass by Bob Heath, hand made velvet poinsettias, and velvet throw pillows filled with down.

 

Staging for A GOOD FIT, December’s exhibition,  by KD Fairweather, Allied member, A.S.I.D., American Society of Interior Designers.
A GOOD FIT photos by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall

Complimentary delivery of art in the local area through Dec. 23

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway St.

Seaside

Through December 23

A GOOD FIT  highlighting Northwest makers and crafters.

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THE SEA ENDURES display I: Pair of pen, ink,and watercolor originals “Lunar” “Seaglass” by Vanessa K. Stokes, abstract canvas “The Sea” by Diane Copenhaver, art glass bowl by Bob Lecari, fused glass fluted work by D’arcy Martin, fused glass plate by Carolyn Lindberg, seeded glass stemware, mouth blown espresso lidded vessels, handblown charcoal glass, down filled velvet pillows in marine and stone washed driftwood tones,  linen runner with edge detailing in sailor stitch, handwrapped seed pearl flower stem, and stainless silver console table.

THE SEA ENDURES display II: Encaustic beeswax painting on board oceanscape “The Cove” by Peg Wells, pair of finely detailed  sea turtle oil paintings by Vicky Combs-Snider, platitum edged mouth blown stemware, handmade marble candlesticks,  and silver leaf table with beveled edge glass top.

THE SEA ENDURES display III:  Seascape oil paintings “Abide” and “Spindrift” by Karen Doyle,  handmade wire baskets,  wheel thrown pottery, artisan crafted vessel,  mouth blown glass candlesticks, and  substantially sourced wood etagere.

THE SEA ENDURES display IV: Seascape oil paintings “King Tide”  “Winter Sea” by Ron Nicolaides, seaglass earrings by Barb Walker, beach stone necklaces by Christine Johnson, bracelet and earring pairings in semi-precious gemstones by Mary Truhler, handmade sea-themed mugs by Marcia Hudson, organic bowls by Marilyn Cohn, handstiched silk runner by Cicely Gilman, fish platter by Sandy Visse, marbled, stacked hand made paper box by Christine Trexel, blister pearl necklaces by Mary Botitta, handpainted stemware by Gretha Lindwood, and hand printed ocean scape throw by Lee Munsell.

THE SEA ENDURES display V: Abstract oil painting “Cliff” by Karen Doyle, encaustic seascape “Winter Storm” by Emily Miller, crushed seaglass fused glass platter by D’arcy Martin, ocean art “What is Below” by Toni Avery, ocean waves beeswax art ” Water” by Peg Wells, aquarmine jewelry by Mary Truhler, hardwood bound  sea-themed coffee table books, hand distressed nickel plated candle sticks, recycled glass stemware, hand made beaded earrings by Michelle Shigemasa. and coral glass by Monet Rubin.

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Staging by KD Fairweather, Allied Member A.S.I.D., American Society of Interior Designers.

Photographs by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall.

THE SEA ENDURES featuring artists Toni Avery, Bill Baily, Martha Denham, Karen Doyle, Colette Fallon, Linda Fenton-Mendenhall, Phil Juttelstad, JoAnn Pari-Mueller, Neal Maine, Lee Munsell, Ron Nicolaides, and Vanessa K. Stokes, among others through November 25.

Grace note received

This exhibit, which runs through November 25, is filled with artwork that depicts where the Oregon land meets the Pacific Ocean.

We appreciate Fairweather’s dedication to exhibiting the beautiful work of Pacific Northwest artists and their support of coastal conservation. NCLC

North Coast Land Conservancy http://NCLCtrust.org/

Abide oil on linen 9×12 by Karen Doyle

 
The sea endures, it remains stable yet it churns and shifts and constantly changes. The sea abides by its own rules the rhythm of nature and time. 
 
This piece shows mountains reflecting into water and a golden sand. It is mystical, an elevation, the golden sand and surf reflected.”  Karen Doyle, artist
 

Karen Doyle is an award-winning Impressionist oil painter. She paints luminous, colorful seascapes of her local Oregon surroundings and the places she has traveled and lived. She is a member of the Oregon Society of Artists.

Pen, ink, and watercolor original art by JoAnn Pari-Mueller.

Pacific NW artist, JoAnn Pari-Mueller, works in watercolor, calligraphy, collage, and pastel media.

THE COVE encaustic by Peg Wells

Inspired by the beach at Seaside and nature, Peg Wells has prepared art composed of hot wax encaustic paintings. “Her provocative style proves that a quiet approach can have a potent effect.” –AK, freelance reporter.

 

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway St.

Seaside

November 6-25

Exhibition and Art Sale

 The Sea Endures, an exhibition of NW artists’ new artwork depicting where the Oregon land meets the Pacific Ocean. Featuring Toni Avery, Bill Baily, Martha Denham, Karen Doyle, Colette Fallon, Linda Fenton-Mendenhall, Phil Juttelstad, JoAnn Pari-Mueller, Lee Munsell, Ron Nicolaides, and Peg Wells.

 

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The Waves at Shore Acres, Oregon Coast by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall

Linda Fenton-Mendenhall is a photographer living and working in one of the most beautiful parts of the Pacific Northwest, the Oregon Coast.  Her love of photography is born from a life steeped in nature. “It is easy to see beauty in everything when you have grown up in days framed with spectacular sunrises, incredible scenery, and breathtaking ocean views.”

The Rocks at Ecola oil on canvas by Philip Juttelstad

With artwork influenced by prior training in architecture and related disciplines,  my design aesthetic is inspired by the environment of the Pacific Northwest- the skies; the land and the water.” –Philip Juttelstad

Enduring the Sea, oil on linen, by Ron Nicolaides. 18×24

Ron Nicoladies paints realistic waves amidst the winter stormy seas of the Pacific Ocean for Fairweather’s exhibition, THE SEA ENDURES. The artist portrays the movement of the waves, the breath of the sea, the blaze of the skies. He paints the seascapes in his studio relying on the memory, history, and imagination.

 

 

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway St.

Seaside

Nov. 6-25

Art Exhibition and Sale

The Sea Endures, an exhibition of NW artists’ new artwork depicting where the Oregon land meets the Pacific Ocean. Featuring Toni Avery, Bill Baily, Martha Denham, Karen Doyle, Colette Fallon, Linda Fenton-Mendenhall, Phil Juttelstad, JoAnn Pari-Mueller, Lee Munsell, and Ron Nicolaides.

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“Mysteries” abstract on canvas by Diane Copenhaver

Welcome fall!  Our surroundings are changing.  The brilliant greens and blues of summer are giving way to the vibrant oranges, reds, and even greys of fall.  –DC

“Connection I and II” abstracts on board by Diane Copenhaver

 

The change of seasons is a time that heightens our sense of interconnectedness and the cycles of life. The feeling of connection between what was and what is to come is a message expressed in my pieces entitled ‘Connection’.   –DC

“Autumn” abstract on canvas by Diane Copenhaver

The exhibition ‘Surroundings’ informed my work in the use of color and texture.”   –DC

On Exhibition through October 25

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway St.

Seaside, Oregon

“Surroundings”  features NW artists Diane Copenhaver, Colette Fallon, Dorota Haber-Lehigh, Pam Haunschild, Carolyn Myers Lindberg, Jan Rimmerman, Jan Shield,  Marga Stanley, and Vanessa K. Stokes.

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Front entry BE OUTSIDE exhibition display

 

Sunflower watercolor mixed media with gold dust by artist Lieta Gratteri, encaustic art by Peg Wells, fused glass trivets by Darcy Martin, pottery by Suzy Holland, whimsical bird by Sandy Visse, hand forged three tiered bronze display stand, hand woven natural reed table runner, recycled glass goblets, mercury copper glass candle holders, hammered by hand copper and silver earrings, hand dyed silk scarf by Cicely Gilman, Thai silk quilted accent pillows filled with down, recycled glass serving bowl, and made by hand sunflower glass bowls. In the background is an ocean-space by Lee Munsell, original watercolors by Paul Brent, and copper, silver and gold earrings by Cher Flick.

Front window BE OUTSIDE display

 

Handmade indoor/ outdoor birdhouses by Marcia Hudson, bird’s nest fused glass art by Carolyn Myers Lindberg, had quilted pouf pillow by Cherry Harris, pottery bowls by Marilyn Cohn, seed pearl mosaics by Gayle H. Seely, Oregon mrytlewood mushroom sculpture by Mike Brown, bronze wire compote, hand speckled and dyed robin eggs, and gull watercolor by Lieta Gratteri.

Closeup detail of the interior window detail, twig pottery, and leaf roof composition on the birdhouse made by Marcia Hudson.

Close up detail of a maker’s mark signature for Marilyn Cohn, NW potter. Indeed, the artist carves a different face on each piece.

West wall BE OUTSIDE displays

Rendezvous mixed media fresco art Agnes Field with native flowers and NW herbs, wildlife art cards by Leah Kolenberg, twig basket by Charles Schweigert, art glass platter by Bob Heath, walnut bowl by Mike Brown, raw edge jewelry boxes by Ray Noregaard, shagreen frame, leather picture frame, and hand-forged bronze candlesticks.

Close up detail of the Rendezvous art featuring cedar pots filled with LIVE herbs and glass vases filled with LIVE native cut flowers.

South wall display for BE OUTSIDE

Art and cards by Barbara Bacon Folawn, pottery by Suzy Holland, artistic card packages by Phill Juttlestad, segmented wood vessels by Martin Conley, wood turned bowls by Tom Willing, en plein air art series by Karen Doyle, and mouth blown art glass.

 

North display for BE OUTSIDE:

Sunflower framed painting on board by Emily Schultz-McNeil, encaustic mixed media by Emily Miller,  en plein air oil paintings by Lisa Wiser, art glass by Bob Heath, and raw edge maple and forged iron table by Stuart Dittbrenner.

Close up detail of Emily Schutlz-McNeil’s sunflower oil painting.

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

Seaside

BE OUTSIDE exhibition

On view through August 25

A group show showcasing the work of regional artists incorporating painting, photography, sculpture, fiber art, and more. 

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Mixed media art work in progress by Nikole Rae Peacock.

About Nikole Rae Peacock, mixed media artist.

Nature is my source of renewal and inspiration. My spirit feels most alive when I am outside painting,  working with wood, and landscaping. I thrive in breezes, birdsong, and cool grass under my bare feet. I love to create freely, playfully, and expressively ..releasing all rules and expectations …allowing the journey to unfold with curiosity and an open heart.” NRP

I have been an artist all my life, primarily showing and selling nature photography.  A few years ago I embraced a deep soul-calling and began painting on weathered wood salvaged from old barns and burn piles. — NRP

I am drawn to the natural texture and patterns of wood grain, which inspire seascapes, skies, beaches, and mountain ranges.  I combine various pieces of wood to create tranquil and inviting scenes…. each one entirely unique.

Barn boards, driftwood planks, and recycled wood pulled from a burn pile bleached by the sun, naturally outdoors. Artworks in the future for Nikole Rae Peacock.

Click on to watch a time lapse video of artworks in progress by Nikole.

Feels amazing to be painting on old weathered barn wood. These seascapes came alive. The new paintings are for the Seaside First Saturday Art Walk on Aug 7th!  Nikole Rae Peacock

I love creating my own textures, using molding paste, gel medium, sand, fiber and papers. I build layers upon layers into many of my paintings, enjoying the evolution and lessons learned as I go.  I listen to my creative spirit, I feel where my energy is naturally flowing and follow it.

When early layers disappear under fresh paint, they continue to add depth and richness, I have found to be a gentle practice of letting go, allowing change and discoveries to unfold… a true lesson for all of Life.

A final touch of salt water flicked onto the board and this painting is ready to bring vibrant color to someone’s life. It’s made with hefty boards that add power to its presence.

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

Seaside

BE OUTSIDE exhibition

On view through August 25

A group show showcasing the work of selected regional artists incorporating painting, photography, sculpture, fiber art and more.   Featuring watercolor artist Paul Brent, fresco painter Agnes Field, floral painter Lieta Gratteri, pen and ink artist Dorota Haber-Lehigh, fine art photographer Bob Kroll, acrylic artist Bev Drew Kindley, fused glass artist Carolyn Myers Lindberg, oil painter Emily Schultz-McNeil, calligrapher JoAnn Pari-Mueller, mixed media artist Jan Rimerman, and plein air artist Lisa Finch-Wiser. 

Introducing Nikole Rae Peacock, mixed media and raw edge wood sculpture artist, creative coach, and community builder.

“After 43 years enjoying life around the country, I have returned “home” to the beautiful Oregon Coast.  I find refreshment and peace in my forest studio near Astoria, surrounded by nature, with magnificent ocean beaches a short drive away. I’m also thrilled to become a part of the wonderful art community here on the North Coast.”  NRP

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To make the nest, I started by creating the bases with metallic gold and green fusible paint.  I used a candle and then later a blowtorch to heat and bend thin glass “stringer” and layered them on the panel in the form of a nest.” CML

I added frit (crumbled glass) to add texture and depth.  Some of the nests have a couple of other colors of stringer or frit tucked in to represent other materials found by our feathered friends to pad their nests. The nests are tack fused to about 1350 degrees. The eggs are cut and shaped separately and full fused to 1490 degrees.” Carolyn Myers Lindberg 

Former Communications Coordinator at West Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District, former KXL radio host, spouse of political-insider Mike Lindberg, and the daughter of Clay Myers (who served as both Oregon’s secretary of state and treasurer). Carolyn Myers Lindberg is an accomplished writer, glass artist, as well as a singer, and will lecture at the FH&G during the opening reception of BE OUTSIDE on August 7.

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

BE OUTSIDE exhibition

Through August 25

A group show showcasing the work of selected regional artists incorporating painting, photography, sculpture, fiber art and more.   Featuring watercolor artist Paul Brent, fresco painter Agnes Field, floral painter Lieta Gratteri, pen and ink artist Dorota Haber-Lehigh, fine art photographer Bob Kroll, acrylic artist Bev Drew Kindley, fused glass artist Carolyn Myers Lindberg, oil painter Emily Schultz-McNeil, calligrapher JoAnn Pari-Mueller, mixed media artist Jan Rimerman, and plein air artist Lisa Finch-Wiser. 

Making glass art inspired by a bird’s nest was a long process of many hours and firings. But it’s all about the journey, right?” Carolyn Myers Lindberg, FH&G glass artist

Introducing Nikole Rae Peacock, a raw edge wood sculpture artist, creative coach, and community builder.

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BE OUTSIDE WITH BIRD’S NESTS

NW friends agree to share a recent nesting backstory

I noticed the flowers moving in the hanging flower basket. Sure enough, a junco flew out. I grabbed my copy of Karen Roehm DeWitz’s book, Look at That Bird! (*****), she wrote about how juncos will sometimes make their nests in hanging flower baskets.

I peeked at the nest and found 3 naked birds curled up inside. 

A few days later…

I’m an empty nester already! That was fast.  I suspected something when I hadn’t been hearing or seeing the mom and pop around the nest since yesterday sometime. I wish I had been able to see the fledglings.

FLASH!  I think I found them.  I heard a bunch of “ticking” in a bush across the yard and saw a small brown bird on a branch, streaky breast and no hood yet, and it still had the yellow gape (thanks Karen) and the right kind of beak.  There were two adults hovering nearby so I think that’s my family!

UPDATED UPDATE:  I just saw one of the little babies again on the ground and this time the pop was feeding it. They still need some help from their parents.  –Pat Wollner

Karen Roehm DeWitz to PW:  They’ll be fed by the parents on the ground for a while yet. Enjoy the show!

PW:  Do they go back to the nest at night or sleep in the trees somewhere with the folks?

KRW: Once babies fledge, that’s usually it for the nest. It’s actually a super dangerous place for baby birds (they’re all together, and predators can watch mom and dad coming and going), so it’s best for them to get out ASAP. After that, the parents help them find a safe spot to roost at night. The babies may not be able to fly yet, so keep an eye on pets.

PW: They are actually flying, sort of. I suspect they came out of the nest sometime this morning and I didn’t find them until late this afternoon. They flit around in the low bushes and hop around on the ground. There was a juvenile Cooper’s hawk on the roof of my garage yesterday and usually the crows are all over the place so it is a dangerous place like you said.

Book Review:
This book would make a beautiful gift for someone who loves birds and nature, someone who is just starting out birdwatching or someone who already birdwatches but is interested in birds from the Pacific Northwest.


Although this book is aimed at the younger birdwatcher I think this book would be great for all ages! I certainly enjoyed it!

https://katu.com › afternoon-live › books-authors › loo… 2021 — The author of “Look at That Bird! “, Karen DeWitz talked about birds and also places to go for birdwatching!

Sunflowers 16 x 20 watercolor, handmade paper, marbled Gelli, and gold leaf by Lieta Gratteri

Lieta Gratteri, a nursery and garden center manager for more than 30 years, often paints impressionistic art from NW fresh cut flowers she has cultivated and grown, as well as coastal wildlife.

Watercolor artist Lieta Gratteri in her home garden studio
Lieta Gratteri’s nursery 2021

“Central to creating a garden of interest is putting light-colored flowers in an area of shade and placing dark foliage plants in juxtaposition to gray-green textured plants.  Indeed, it is crucial to create a density of vegetation combined with a surprising bursts of color along a sight line or a path, and to develop moments where the visitor is fully immersed in the flowers, surrounding foliages, and a glimpse through the tree canopy above, so that the sky is barely visible” — D. Fairweather, Oregon master gardener 

Art work progression

Lieta Gratteri, artist and fellow gardener, paints as if planning a garden, adding light and dark touches to her art with a mixture of texture to entice the viewer.” — FH&G

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

Seaside

BE OUTSIDE exhibition on view through August 25

A group show showcasing the work of selected regional artists incorporating painting, photography, sculpture, fiber art and more.   Featuring watercolor artist Paul Brent, fresco painter Agnes Field, floral painter Lieta Gratteri, pen and ink artist Dorota Haber-Lehigh, fine art photographer Bob Kroll, acrylic artist Bev Drew Kindley, fused glass artist Carolyn Lindberg, oil painter Emily Schultz-McNeil, calligrapher JoAnn Pari-Mueller, mixed media artist Jan Rimerman, and plein air artist Lisa Finch-Wiser. 

Introducing Nikole Rae Peacock, a raw edge wood sculpture artist, creative coach, and community builder.

 

 

https://fairweatherhouseandgallery.com

Please read more about our gallery, our commitment to NW artists, and our products made by NW hands