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North Oregon Coast Art Scene Has New Additions


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North Oregon Coast Art Scene Has New Additions

Work by David Scherer, shown at Seaside's Art Walk this Saturday

(Seaside, Oregon) – It all comes to fruition on Saturday, April 5. From 5 - 8 p.m., Seaside area galleries and stores are undertaking a particularly inviting first Saturday Art Walk, allowing the public to mingle with artists during the monthly festival. The Art Walk has added a couple of new venues and an awards aspect. Best of Show, Most Creative and Most Unusual ribbons will now be awarded each month by Seaside-Sun.com . Also, beginning this month, maps will include Chamber Member businesses who offer live music or entertainment on Art Walk nights.

Celebrating a grand opening and first participation in the Art walk is C by the Sea, 2305 S Roosevelt. Owners Chuck and Cynthia Miner are happy to promote and provide products for sale that are produced, crafted and grown only in the Pacific Northwest. The types of art represented include paintings, woodworking, fine art photography, hand crafted gifts, home decor, gift baskets, soaps, wooden toys, furniture and more by 30-plus artisans. Refreshments, hors devours and give-away prizes will be offered.

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Condo-hotel that offers the amenities of a fine hotel, but also includes ownership of a vacation home on the north Oregon coast. It is a unique opportunity, as condo owners have an opportunity to share in the revenues of their unit. All have either spectacular, nearly aerial views of the ocean and city, or they gaze out at the lush forests of the coast range mountains. There are private balconies in all rooms, which come as studios or units with one bedroom or two - as large as 850 square feet. Each is fully furnished. $189,000 to $449,000, (with most in the $300,000 range.) When owners are not using their units, they may be rented out as hotel rooms, and owners may share in those revenues.

Artists whose works will be available include Carol Finck, Darla Reed, Bart Miller, Angela Baumgartner, Lynn Patterson, James LeBraun, Laura Kaim, Timmy Matthews, Joe Bush, Philip Mancill, Niki Nan Heitz, Mel Clark, Rick Young and Mark Kenny.

Painting by William Velek

There is ample parking behind the building, located at the light on Hwy 101 and Avenue U.

Joining the walk for the first time is Pacific Crest Cottage in Gearhart (726 Pacific Way), expanding the Gearhart stops that include Trail’s End Art Association, the two are only a short walk – so park and one and be sure to visit the other. Maps are available at anylocation with an “Art Stop” sign out front on Saturday evening - or download from the “Art Walk” page at www.seasidechamber.com.

Also adding to the arty frivolity will be Goose Hollow, at the southern end of Seaside, which hosts music as well as art.

Music there begins at 7 p.m. on this Saturday, this time featuring Portland artist Johanna.

A quote from her website: “Johanna delivers her heartfelt songs with passion and profound musicianship. She has a stunning stylistic range, and a voice that never quits.”

Showing at the Goose on April 5th is Lorie Bennett. Her art takes a number of forms, including, but not limited to, painting, carving, photography and writing. “Anything, really, that requires right brain creativity,” Bennett says.

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For over 80 years a favorite of Seaside visitors. 51 oceanfront condos, individually owned and decorated. Suites for couples, small apartments with fireplaces and kitchenettes, one or two bed family units with fireplaces, kitchens and dining rooms. Oceanview cottages sleep anywhere from two to eight, w/ two bedrooms, some with lofts, fireplaces and kitchens. Heated outdoor pool, enormous grounds w/ picnic tables - all at quiet southern end of Seaside.

Lorie is a local favorite of many haunts: full of life and creativity. Owners of the establishment she was also a waitress extraordinaire at the Goose Hollow. She will be present for the showing.


Unlike many of the Art Walk participants, there isn’t complimentary food for the art walk. However, Goose Hollow does have 14 brews on tap, many wines and, of course, the Reuben sandwich that made the Portland Goose Hollow famous for decades. 220 Ave 503.717.1940. U, Seaside, Oregon.

For more information on the Art Walk, contact Chuck Miner at 503-325-2999.

Participants include:

Coffee Shop at Seaside. 7 Broadway. 503-738-9917. Mechanical carvings by Lenny Cheyne Sr. in wood-n-Antlers.

Sam’s Seaside Café. 104 Broadway. 503-717-1725.

Shearwater Gallery. 111 Broadway. 503-738-0328. Featuring the Art Clocks of David Scherer. David’s clocks are whimsical, contemporary, colorful, and three-dimensional. A large collection of his work will be on display. Refreshments and beverages provided and the blank canvas for all to paint on.


The Ocean Lodge. There will not be another property built like this in Cannon Beach in our lifetimes. Rare, premiere ocean front location; handsome, dramatic architecture and tasteful, fun (nostalgic) beach interiors. Overlooks Haystack Rock. 100 percent smoke free. Imaginative special occasion packages. Massive wood burning lobby fireplace. Library w/ fireplace, stocked with impressive book collection. Pet and family friendly. Lavish continental buffet breakfast. In-room fireplaces, mini-kitchens. Jacuzzi tubs in select rooms. DVD players, complimentary movies. Morning paper. Warm cookies. 888-777-4047. 503-436-2241. 2864 Pacific Street. Cannon Beach, Oregon. www.theoceanlodge.com

Ernst & Ernst Collector’s Gallery. 15 Broadway. 503-717-9000. Newest releases by Howard Terpining, William Phillips, Bev Doolittle and James Christensen.

Pudgy’s 227 Broadway. 503-738-8330. “Star of the Stage” Karaoke Every Friday and Saturday Night 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Artworks, inside Carousel Mall 300 Broadway. 503-738-8755. Dave Poole, Vicky Mc Gath, Francisco Rangel and C.L. Boggs featured.

Gilbert District Gallery. 613 Broadway. 503-738-4222. Watercolors by Dave Bartholet. Also planned live music by Richard T. Food and complimentary beverages for your enjoyment.

Sun Rose Gallery. 606 Broadway. 503-738-7788. Featuring the fine art mosaics of Oregon artist Cathy Tippins, Anna Meyrick, Hadidjah Shortridge and Kathleen Jones. Wine and appetizers will be served.

Tora Sushi Lounge. 619 Broadway. 503-738-5226. Always showing works by a variety local artists.

Fairweather House & Garden. 612 Broadway. 503-738-8899. Award-winning Longview artist Carol Chisman’s oil paintings are featured.

Lincoln City’s only resort hotel built right on the beach with all oceanfront rooms - nestled against a rugged cliffside overlooking a soft, sandy beach. Dine in penthouse restaurant and bar, for casual meal or candlelight dinner. An array of seafood specialties, juicy steaks and other Northwest favorites, including decadent Sunday buffet. Rooms range from bedrooms to studios to 1-bedroom suites with microwaves and refrigerators to full kitchens. Also, wi-fi, spa, saunas, exercise room and year-round heated swimming pool. Kids will love the game room and easy beach access. Full-service conference/meeting rooms for that inspirational retreat; extensive wedding possibilities.

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Seaside Coffeehouse. 5 N Holladay. 503-717-0111. Multi-media artist Patty Thurlby featured.

T.Anjuli 7 N Holladay. 503-717-0434. Featuring Bill Lutz & Lisa Sigliano; some new works.

Natural Nook. 734 Broadway. 503-738-5332. Watercolor and pastels presented by artist Beth Marcotte-Fulton. Wine and appetizers served.

Yummy Wine Bar. 831 Broadway. 503-738-3100. “A celebration of light and color” by Ada McIntosh from Seaside is presented.

Seaside in a festive mood at dusk

Taste of Tuscany. 1815 S Roosevelt. 503-738-5377. Showing Italian themed work by local photographer Angela Baumgartner.

C by the Sea 2305 S Roosevelt. Art represented includes paintings, wood working, fine art photography, hand crafted gifts, home decor, gift baskets, soaps, wooden toys, furniture and more by 30+artisans. Refreshments, hors devours and give-away prizes will be offered. There is ample parking behind the building, located at the light on Hwy 101 and Avenue U.

Trails End Art Association. 656 A St. Gearhart. 503-17-9458. New show each month featuring 100-120 original works at affordable prices by 40-50 local artists. Worth the very short drive. This month’s theme is Home and Garden.

Pacific Crest Cottage. 726 Pacific Way. 503-738-6560 Visit with William Velek and discuss his work in oil on canvas. Also featured Lori Wallace-Lloyd.

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Free, fresh baked cookie upon check-in is just the start. All rooms beachfront and up against Lincoln City's most famous stretch of beach: the D River. Each room comes as a suite or mini-suite, and has a kitchen and balcony or patio. Some w/ gas fireplaces, while all have a DVD Players; movies to rent come with free popcorn. Heated indoor pool, a spa, and this fabulous beach is lit at night. Rooms sleep from two, four to six - including a deluxe fireplace suite. Gift certificates orspecial occasion packages
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Tradewinds Motel, Rockaway Beach. All rooms are immaculate and have TV’s, VCR’s and in-room phones w/ data ports. Oceanfronts have queen bed, a double hide-a-bed, kitchen, cozy firelog fireplace and private deck. Both types sleep up to four people. Others are appointed for a two-person romantic getaway, yet still perfect for those on a budget. Elaborate oceanfront Jacuzzi suite has two bedrooms, kitchen, double hide-a-bed, fireplace and private deck, sleeping as many as six. For family reunions or large gatherings such as weddings, some rooms can connect to create two-room and three-room suites. Some rooms pet friendly. 523 N. Pacific St., Rockaway Beach. (503) 355-2112 - 1-800-824-0938. www.tradewinds-motel.com

Inn at Cannon Beach. Beautifully wooded natural setting at quiet south end of Cannon Beach. Great during winter storms with a new book by the fireplace – or when the sun is out for family fun and beach strolling. Handsome beach cottage-style architecture. Lush flowering gardens and naturalized courtyard pond. Warm, inviting guest rooms. Continental buffet breakfast. Warm Cookies. Family and Pet Friendly. Welcome gifts. Smoke-free. Complimentary Wireless Connectivity. Wine and book signing events. 800-321-6304 or 503-436-9085. Hemlock At Surfcrest, Cannon Beach, Oregon. www.atcannonbeach.com.

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All homes are immaculate and smoke free; some pet friendly (with a fee). Some with broadband, indoor or outdoor hot tubs, fireplaces, decks, and fire pits or barbecues. Call about tempting winter specials that go until March (not valid holidays, however). www.archcaperentals.com 866-436-1607.

Lincoln City Vacation Homes Something for everyone: smaller homes with a view to a large house that sleeps 15. All are either oceanfront or just a few steps away – all with a low bank access and fantastic views. Most are in the Nelscott area; one is close to the casino. You’ll find a variety of goodies: fireplaces, multiple bedrooms, dishwashers, Jacuzzis, washer/dryers, hot tubs, cable TV, VCR, barbecues; there’s a loft in one, and another sprawling home has two apartments. Pets allowed in some homes – ask first. Each comes with complete kitchens. Most have seventh night free. Prices range from winter $85 to summer $230 per night. www.getaway2thecoast.com. 541-994-8778.

Perfect for large family vacations all the way down to a getaway lodging for two - with over 25 vacation rental homes to choose from. A breathtaking collection of craftsman or traditional beachfront homes, or oceanview houses – from one to seven bedrooms. In various areas of Lincoln City and overlooking the beach, with some in Depoe Bay. All kinds of amenities are available, like hot tubs, decks, BBQ, rock fireplaces, beamed ceilings and more. Some are new, some are historic charmers.
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