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Plein Air gallery map
The SeventhAnnual Cannon Beach Plein
Air & More Festival begins Friday, June 26.
Artists creating work throughout the town,
on the beach and nearby. From 5 to 7 p.m.
gallery receptions for featured artists will be
held. DragonFire’s reception will be from 4
to 6 p.m.
Saturday, June 27 at 10 a.m., the group
show opens at the Cannon Beach Chamber
of Commerce. Participating artists from the
Cannon Beach Gallery Group will be fea-
tured. Look for work created during the Fes-
tival to be on display. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
artists continue to create work throughout
town, on the beach and nearby.
From 5 to 7 p.m. Plein Air & Pinot Artists’
reception and awards will be presented at the
Chamber of Commerce. Music, wine and
light hors d’oeuvres will be featured.Kimber-
li Moore from the Southwest Art Magazine
will announce festival awards. Each winner
will receive free advertising in Southwest Art
Magazine, providing widespread national ex-
posure. Winners of the Award of Excellence
will also receive a hand blown glass sculpture
created by Cannon Beach artist Jim Kingwell
into two categories: “En Plein Air” and “&
More,” representing the diverse nature of the
“Plein Air & More Festival.”
A special People’s Choice Award will be
awarded at the end of the group show on Sun-
day and will receive a blown glass sculpture
by Jim Kingwell.
Other highlights include:
• Award of Excellence for “En Plein Air”
work done onsite during the weekend and
for overall body of work.
• Honorary Award of Excellence for a
• Award of Excellence for “& More” (not
• Honorary Award of Excellence for a
• Honorary Excellence for best repre-
sentation of Cannon Beach in the “& More
• People’s Choice Award, awarded by
popular vote taken at the Chamber of Com-
merce during the group show. This will be
awarded on Sunday when the show con-
Sunday, June 28, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Artists continue to work around town, and
group show continues at Cannon Beach
Chamber. Also at 11 a.m., DragonFire Gal-
lery will present “Dualing Easles” with fea-
tured plein air participants Michael Orwick
and Anton Pavlenko. This popular event
started at last year’s festival.
Orwick and Pavlenko will each start a
canvas and switch to working on each oth-
er’s paintings several times. The event is a
wonderful lesson in art, technique, collabora-
tion and friendship. A light brunch reception
will be served during the event and will also
feature live music from local favorite Bucky
Plein Air schedule of events
Artists will be actively creating Friday, June 26,
Saturday, June 27, and Sunday, June 28 with
their work showcased at gallery receptions on
Friday evening. They will also participate in a
group show at the Cannon Beach Chamber
Building, which opens on Friday morning,
with new work added as it is completed. A
reception with light hors d’oeuvres and music
will also take place at the Chamber on Satur-
day evening. The events are free and will take
place rain or shine. Maps detailing the location
of each artist will be available at all Cannon
Beach Gallery Group locations and the Cham-
ber of Commerce. Visitors are encouraged to
ask questions of the artists while they work.
Galleries and their participating artists include:
Archimedes Gallery: Lori LaBissioniere, Jo
Bronze Coast Gallery: Pamela Clafl in, Margret
Cannon Beach Gallery: Presenting “Terra Nova:
An All Juried Show. Artists Blur the Lines of
Contemporary Landscape.” Participants to be
DragonFire Gallery: Anton Pavlenko, Michael
Haystack Gallery: Sally O’Neill
Icefi re Glassworks: Jim Kingwell, Suzanne
Jeff rey Hull Gallery: Jeff rey Hull
Northwest By Northwest Gallery: Georgia Ger-
ber, Jeff White, Hazel Schlesinger, Ivan McLean
and Douglas Granum with special guest Rob
Primary Elements Gallery: Marianne Post,
Heather Soderberg, Rip Caswell, Josh Hen-
rie, Michelle Vellrath, Josh Blewett, Richard
Sears, Terri Axness, Mike Rangner, Sharon
5 to 8 p.m. – Individual gallery receptions
for featured artists.
Saturday, June 28
Jewelry by Sharon Amber: Victoria Brooks
10 a.m. – Group Show continues at the
Cannon Beach Chamber of Commerce
White Bird Gallery: Pamela Wachtler-Fermanis,
Dave and Boni Deal, Scott Johnson, Gretha
Lindwood, Leigh Anne Boy
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Artists continue to
create work throughout Cannon Beach, on
the beach and in nearby settings.
5-7 p.m. – “Meet and Greet” reception and
awards presentation. Music and light hors
d’oeuvres. Cannon Beach Chamber.
Friday, June 26
10 a.m. – Group show opens at Cannon
Beach Chamber of Commerce
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Artists creating work
throughout the town of Cannon Beach
and on the beach
Sunday, June 29
11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Artists working on
location, and group show continues in the
Cannon Beach Chamber.
For more event information: Bonnie Gilchrist,
(503) 635-5100; Bonnie@gilchristassoc.com.
Ha ts off to the C la s s of 2015
G ra d u a tion is
a tim e of joy,
a tim e of grea t prid e,
a tim e of lookin g b a ck a t pa s t a chievem en ts ,
a n d a tim e of lookin g forw a rd to n ew b egin n in gs .
C on gra tu la tion s a n d m a n y bles s in gs to the C la s s of 2015.