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HAND DRIVEN ART & DESIGN

in downtown Pacific City, Oregon

open daily (except Tuesdays) 10 to 4
34950 Brooten Road • (503) 965 4590

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GALLERY NEWS & UPDATES: MARCH • 2016

Rock the Boat

Storytelling April 1st

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An evening of storytelling returns to Rowboat Gallery on Friday, April 1st at 7:00 pm, featuring members of the community telling short (under 10 minutes), true stories. The theme for the evening will be “On the Road,” and storytellers will include several new voices, as well as returnees from past events. Everyone is invited to this free, informal gathering, although stories are uncensored and may not be appropriate for children.

Shannon Weber

Sea Kelp Workshop

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Shannon Weber will be teaching a one-day workshop this summer at Rowboat Gallery on Saturday, July 16.

Shannon will provide the kelp as well as various coastal roots, grasses and other organics, and will lead students in basic to advanced techniques of splitting, stitching, layering and weaving these materials into free standing vessel forms and stitched pouches.

Cost per person is $150. Space is limited, so please let us know if you are interested by contacting us.

Coming up next month, Shannon will be teaching a fiber arts workshop at the Mendocino Art Center . The dates for this workshop are April 8-10. More information is available at Shannon’s website.

Jay Ylvisaker

Altars

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We are very pleased to be showing a a selection of wood sculptures by local artist Jay Ylvisaker. Jay’s work integrates finely-crafted and finished joinery with found wood forms that retain their natural, organic essence.

Angelita Surmon

New Landscapes

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We have had a wonderful response to the the work of Portland artists Angelita Surmon, who we began representing several months ago.

She has brought us several new acrylic paintings on canvas, including
Weaving Nets (above, 30 x 40 inches). We are also showing two of her uniquely beautiful kiln-formed glass panels.

More information about Angelita and her work is available at her website.

Judy Vogland

Constructed Stories

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The circular form factor and intense colors of Judy Vogland’s new painting “Healing Waters, Brooten Hill, Oregon,” has been an immediate favorite of gallery visitors. Also new in the gallery are a number of Judy’s constructed narrative sculptural wall hangings.

Barbara Campbell

Low-Fire Ceramics

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Prior to leaving for an extended stay in Oaxaca, Mexico, Barb Campbell and Javier Cervantes brought in a beautiful selection of functional tableware.