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2014 Au Naturel Reception and Awards

Artists pictured left to right:BACK ROW: Lisa Taylor (Dublin, CA), Andrea Moni (Irvine, CA), Ben Rosenberg (Portland, OR), Deborah Shapiro (Tigard, OR), Patrick Kernan (Portland, OR), Georganne Watters (Rhododendron, OR), Bethany Rowland (Portland, OR), Reed Clarke (Portland, OR), Evan Degenfelder (Lebanon, OR), Joseph Besch (Portland, OR)MIDDLE ROW: Michael Kelly (Beaverton, OR), V.E. Long (Angwin, CA), Soo Ock Ryu(Katy, TX), Ellen Soderquist (Dallas, TX), Alexandra Becker-Black (Portland, OR)FRONT ROW: CCC’s Kristin Shauck, Founding Director of the Au Naturel international competition and Charles Froelick, the 2014 Au Naturel juror and owner/director of Froelick Gallery in Portland, OR.ALSO IN ATTENDANCE: James Archer (not shown, Portland, OR), Annie Heisey (not shown, Portland, OR)

The opening reception of Clatsop Community College’s eighth annual juried art exhibit, Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century was held Thursday, January 30, 2014 in the CCC Art Center Gallery.

This year, artists from 28 states, the

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Au Naturel Award Winners Kerry Conboy and Don Copper to Exhibit Artwork at CCC in Show Entitled "Lifelines"

Don Copper, Untitled

The Art Center Gallery at Clatsop Community College will open its 2012-2013 exhibition season with a two-person exhibit featuring the artwork of fine artist and graphic designer Kerry Conboy of Monterey, CA and fine artist and architect Don Copper of Chicago, IL. A reception welcoming both artists will be held on Thursday, October 4that 6:00 p.m. in the CCC Art Center Gallery, and the artwork will remain on display through October 25th. The gallery reception and exhibit are free and open to the public. 

Both artists were selected to exhibit in the 2012 Au Naturel international juried exhibit by juror Bonnie Laing-Malcolmson, the Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Northwest Art at the Portland Art Museum. This year, for the first time in the history of the competition, the art department faculty elected to offer a two-person show award to Mr. Conboy and Mr. Copper due to the strength and

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