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11. Imogen Gallery
240 11th St.
Bethany Rowland’s paintings are in-
spired by her love of landscape and the
raptors that inhabit its skies. Rowland
recently completed her second artist
residency at PLAYA at Summer Lake in
eastern Oregon. Her work is a perfect
blend of realism and abstraction of
that landscape. Rowland’s work is on
view through Aug. 6.
240 11th St.
Container are in from Indonesia. Lots
of garden items and our tire chairs
1124 Commercial St.
We are turning six and our anniversary
falls almost to the day of Art Walk! Join
us for cookies, champagne and lots-o-
14. Luminari Arts
1133 Commercial St.
Featuring Yoga Gypsy Sally Anderson
who has been practicing yoga for
32 years and has an active studio in
Astoria. Meet, discuss and learn about
classes, one-on-one sessions and
retreats as well as healing essential
oils (samples available) and nutritional
health. Live music from Red Beans
and Rice, featuring Ted Brainiard and
15. Old Things
1144 Commercial St.
View new and vintage original
paintings and drawings by the owners,
and check out many unique additions
to our antiques and collectibles world.
Listen to music by Lorenzo performed
on a 12-string guitar.
16. Holly McHone Jewelers
1150 Commercial St.
Creating unique and individual custom
designed jewelry. Create something
new with your own gemstones or find
out how Holly can be your personal di-
amond shopper in Antwerp, Belgium.
17. RiverSea Gallery
1160 Commercial St.
Charissa Brock’s ethereal sculpture is
assembled from her kiln-formed glass,
Oregon bamboo, and waxed linen
thread. The center of the gallery will
feature her 13-ft. long layered wave in-
stallation suspended from the ceiling.
Additionally, Brian Sostrom translates
atmosphere, light and nature’s vast
expanses into paintings of beauty by
working in diaphanous layers of acrylic
on reflective panels. Enjoy music by
local guitarist Dylan Clodgo.
Brian Sostrom’s acrylic “Future Light” at RiverSea Gallery.
18. The Art Stall
1268 Commercial St.
Please join us and see what’s new. I
have spaces available for more original
art if you are looking for a place to
show your work. The season is now!
19. TEMPO Gallery
1271 Commercial St.
Phyllis Taylor and Vicki Baker will be
showing new “Scenes of Astoria” themed
paintings. Both artists will be present at
Art Walk. Music by guitarist, AJ.
20. Old Town Framing
1287 Commercial St.
Just because we miss you!
21. Creation Studio &
1396 Duane St.
Roll the dice, get a mosaic! For
only $10, roll a dice and receive the
corresponding box #. It will contain
a small mosaic that is yours to keep.
($25+ value!) You’ll be entered to win
a project gift certificate.
22. Bridge and Tunnel
Bottleshop & Taproom
1390 Duane St.
Karina Andrews is a woodblock print-
maker splitting her time between
Astoria and Portland. Andrew’s playful
landscapes and abstract prints are
inspired by the places we go to look
beyond ourselves and the people who
guide us there.
23. Penpoint Gallery
1310 Duane St.
The penpoint art of Pat Kankkonen
is on display. Stunning reflections of
nature’s purity as well as blending with
mankind’s additions: farms and fences,
grand architecture, ships and trains.
24. Yakimon Pop-Up Gallery
1239 Duane St.
Miles Nielsen of Munktiki is showing
numerous new pieces from his Yakimon
series. Yakimon (yaki-fired, mon-mon-
ster) is a line of vintage Japanese toy-
inspired figures made of ceramic.
1241 Duane St.
Munktiki Art Gallery has opened and
offers a fun time for all. Colorful ce-
ramic mugs and beer steins produced
by Munktiki! Paintings in acrylic pen
and ink by Debba Debba feature 3-D
effects, strong color and influences of
26. Oscar de’Masi Studio
395 11th St.
Oscar has new work to enjoy and will
be here to chat about his paintings!
We now offer multiple print sizes and
exclusive art mugs.
27. AVA Gallery
1010 Duane St.
(entrance on Duane)
AVA presents the artists participating
in the Astoria Open Studios Tour! The
9th annual tour (July 27-28) features
50 artists at 24 locations throughout
Astoria. Each artist will have a piece
featured in the exhibit that opens
during Art Walk and runs through Aug.
4. Meet the artists, talk about their
work and start planning your route for
the upcoming event.
28. AVA Artist-in-Residence
1010 Duane St.
AVA a-i-r Kirista Trask shares plein air
sketches and small paintings of the
Columbia River area in a series express-
ing joy, hope and resilience. Next door,
see a-i-r Sally Lackaff’s progress as she
works on illustrating two children’s
books. AVA’s ongoing a-i-r program
provides two artists with free studio
space for four months. Learn more at
29. Astoria Studio Collective
1010 Duane St.
(door on 10th)
The Astoria Studio Collective is an art
studio space that houses 19 art studios
on three floors with a common gallery
space on the second floor. Art mediums
range from ceramics, painting, sculp-
tures, jewelry, digital design, mixed
media and more. Astoria Makers (inside
Astoria Studio Collective) is a design and
fabrication studio also located at 1010
Duane St. Our retail space features local
makers of all kinds, including several
members of the Studio Collective.
ASTORIA – The Secret
Gallery, 160 10th St., will
show “Human Behavior,”
an exhibit focusing on bet-
ter understanding people’s
motivations and behaviors,
as the gallery’s July show
with an opening reception
from 5-8:30 p.m. at the gal-
lery on July 13.
became the Secret Gal-
lery July 1 when the own-
ers discovered a “mysteri-
ous secret hall and a large
unfinished room at the same
address,” according to their
“Human Behavior” fea-
tures work from Arizona
painter Colin Chillag. Chil-
lag’s exhibit includes 24
paintings of Dale Irby, a
school teacher who wore
the same outfit in his year-
book picture for 40 years.
“I was interested in rel-
ative similarities and dif-
ferences between individ-
ual identity and group or
collective identity,” Chil-
Acting as a group por-
trait of a single individual,
the Dale Irby series show-
cases that juxtaposition.
The exhibit will also
showcase work by art-
ists Laura Barstow, Tyson
A work by Tyson Grumm at The Secret Gallery.
Grumm, Joshua Jay John-
son, Jill McVarish, Kathleen
Powers, Ben Killen Rosen-
burg, Renee Tay and Sam
Chillag’s work has been
reviewed in numerous pub-
lications such as the L.A.
Times and has been dis-
played in national and inter-
national collections includ-
ing the Arizona State
University Art Museum and
the Scottsdale Museum of
A vegan dinner will be
hosted by chef Kenneth
Booth of Būsu on August 3
to benefit Clatsop Animal
Assistance in conjunction
with the show.
The gallery showcases
artwork by notable artists
from the Pacific Northwest
For more information,
contact Chris Minnick at
503-836-3374, email info@
thesecret.gallery or visit the-
Astoria Art Loft offers summer art classes, workshops
ASTORIA – The Astoria
Art Loft will offer a vari-
ety of art classes and work-
shops this summer.
include Basic Drawing July
16 -18; Writing & illustrat-
ing Your Own Book July
23-25; Fused Glass July
30-31 and Aug 1-2; Col-
ored Pencil Aug. 6-7 and
Creating Sculpture from
Junk Aug. 13-15.
The classes are primar-
ily for children ages 8-12
but exceptions may be
Workshops for adults
16 years and older include
Native American Basket
Weaving with 8th gener-
ation weaver, Stephanie
Craig July 13-14; Wildlife
Drawing and Painting with
David Kitler Aug. 16-18;
Alcohol Inks with Sharyn
Warner; Gelli prints &
Image transfer with Cheryl
Rogers-Tadeich Oct. 4-6
and Painting Boats with
Stan Riedesel in October.
include Watercolor painting
from 1-4 p.m. on Wednes-
days and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
on Thursdays and other
times by appointment.
Drawing class are from
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thurs-
days; Fused Glass classes
are from 1-3 p.m. on Tues-
days in September. Oil
Painting focused on oceans
will take place on Saturday
mornings in September.
The Art Loft, located at
106 Third St., also offers
rental studios and a gallery
with a new exhibit every
For more information,
call 503-325-4442 email
or visit Astoriaartloft.com.