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THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 2019 // 17
ASTORIA — August’s Second Saturday Art Walk
takes place 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 10. Visit local galler-
ies, chat with friends, artists and art-lovers and enjoy
1. WineKraft, 80 10th St.
Featuring work from six local
artists as well as live music start-
ing around 7 p.m. Sip wine, eat
and enjoy the arts.
2. Paul Polson Gallery
100 10th St.
Presenting an assortment of
Polson’s favorite oil paintings,
some new work and oil paintings
that have been showing in the
Seattle area. There is also a wall of
smaller works in oil and wa-
3. Blue Collar Collective,
106 10th St.
Blue Collar Collective is excited
to share the DIY Astoria map with
everyone for Art Walk! An imag-
inative brain’s dream, we outline
each of the DIY places serving up
satisfaction to scratch your creative
itch. Featuring original art and a
small batch of Pacific Northwest
and local artists, makers and
producers, gifts, affordable local
art and creative resources.
4. The Secret Gallery,
160 10th St.
Presenting “Sam Vaughan: 3
Years in the Art Cave.” Vaughan is a
master of printmaking, especially
lithography. Some of his favorite
themes include dark history,
absurdity, nudity, people staring
at potatoes and Civil War general
George Custer. The Secret Gallery
will host an artist talk at 1 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 11.
5. West Coast Artisans,
160 10th St.
Join us for our grand opening
celebration. Catch the work of
amazing local artists, check out
our new gift items and talk to us
about showing your work in the
6. Weird Sisters Freak
Boutique, 10th and
Marine Drive (Under-
Burning Man’s Caveat Magister
will be performing, as well as
reading from and signing his new
book “The Scene that Made Cities.”
Artists William Brown, Kathleen
Barber, Terry Robinette and Brenda
West will be exhibited in the
pop-up gallery at The LAB. We’re
sharing Lucky Charms marshmal-
7. Astoria Brewing, 144
Presenting two shows:
Nationally shown collage artist
Sid Deluca is heavily influenced by
advertising from the Mad Men era.
Rich Amacher of Cannon beach
Glassworks owns a small, indepen-
dent, glass lathe shop. Specializing
in functional glass art, he uses only
the finest German glass. The color
used is from Northstar Glass in
Portland. Amacher is also a brewer
for Astoria Brewing Company.
8. Imogen Gallery, 240
Presenting a dual show of the
highly regarded MJ Anderson and
Christos Koutsouras in celebration
of the gallery’s seventh anniversa-
ry. Both internationally acclaimed
artists share a common thread to
their creative process by balancing
a career that connects the Med-
iterranean to the Pacific Ocean.
Anderson splits her time between
her two studios, one located in the
small coastal town of Nehalem and
the other in Carrara, Italy, where
A photo by Kim Rose Adams
at Forsythea in celebration of
A work by Jill Mulholland-Light Confetti on view at AVA Center for the Arts.
she is close to the marble quarries
she hand selects her own stone
to sculpt. Koutsouras, a painter,
also manages a career that takes
him from his birthplace of Samos,
Greece, where he still maintains
a studio to his stateside home
base of Astoria. The exhibition will
remain on view through Sept. 10.
9. Cargo, 240 11th St.
Summer is officially here and
we have lots of scarves from India,
summer reads, garden decorations
and tire chairs, too.
10. Keepsake Tattoo,
253 11th St.
Original works by Aaron Toledo
that examine tropes of the daily
grind, spaces we commonly occupy
and how we cope. Ink and water
color on paper.
11. Oscar de’Masi Stu-
dio & Gallery, 395 11th
See Oscar’s latest paintings.
Also presenting a showing of pho-
tographs from Angelina de’ Masi.
12. Sea Gypsy Gifts,
1001 Commercial St.
Celebrating in mermaid style.
We’ll be showcasing our new mer-
maid art and costumes. 20 percent
off your total purchase if you can
show a picture of our mermaid
float in the Regatta Parade.
13. Forsythea, 1124
Kim Rose Adams presents a
series of Astoria Regatta images.
Adams will be on hand to talk
about her work and her upcoming
month-long trip up the inland
passage photographing the adven-
ture. She’ll be working alongside a
videographer who will be posting
the excursion on YouTube.
14. Luminari Arts, 1133
MJ Anderson’s marble “La
Strada Paonazzao” at Imogen
Hosting Carol Edwards and
her whimsical collection of Bird
People — mixed media dolls
using upcycled materials such as
vintage lace and fabrics and faux
bird heads. Music by John Orr and
Mike Bruhn along with wine and
See Artwalk, Page C18