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Au Naturel 2016 Exhibition Opens at CCC Royal Nebeker Art Gallery

Au Naturel 2016 Exhibition : Bruce Erikson, Maineville, OH; Music Pausing for Love, Oil, 11" x 14"

CCC Celebrates the Tenth Anniversary of Au Naturel

The tenth annual international juried exhibit Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century will be on display from January 21 through March 10, 2016 at Clatsop Community College’s Royal Nebeker Gallery located at 1799 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, OR. Gallery hours are from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The gallery is open on Sundays and holidays by appointment only. A reception honoring the selected artists will be held on Thursday, January 28, at 6:00 pm.

Royal Nebeker, Gearhart, OR: Faster, Drawing/wash, 9.5” x 6.5”

The Au Naturel 2016 exhibition marks the competition’s tenth consecutive year and is being held in memory of Royal Nebeker, internationally renowned artist and beloved instructor who taught at Clatsop Community College for over 30 years and who served as the first juror for the

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2015 Annual Art Student Exhibit Opens April 9

Clatsop Community College Logo

The 2015 Clatsop Community College Art Student Exhibit will be on display at the CCC Art Center Gallery, 1799 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, from Thursday, April 9 through Thursday, April 30. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, April 9 beginning at 6:00 p.m.

During the reception, cash prizes and award winners will be announced. This year’s juror, Eleanor H. Erskine, will be present at the reception to give a juror’s talk. Clatsop Community College thanks the Astoria Coffeehouse and Bistro for its generous support for this year’s student awards.

The CCC Art Center Gallery is ADA accessible, free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and weekends by appointment.

The Annual Art Student Exhibit is a juried event that showcases the talents and creativity of the college’s art students. Art students are invited to submit up to three pieces of work created

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North Coast Printmakers Collective “Odyssey” Exhibit at CCC Art Center Gallery

Ink II In the studio of Marie Powell. Photo by Marie Powell

“Ink II” In the studio of Marie Powell. Photo by Marie Powell

Clatsop Community College will host a new exhibit by the North Coast Printmakers Collective in its Art Center Gallery, beginning with an opening reception, Thursday, July 24th at 6pm and continuing through September 19th. The opening reception will include light refreshments and live music, and the public is cordially invited. This special summer exhibit is sponsored in part by the Clatsop Community College Foundation.

 

“Odyssey” asks each of the participating artists to represent a personal journey of discovery and growth as an artist. Momentum points in the journey might be new techniques, new content or new relationships to the work. Each artist’s odyssey is unique and is the foundation of her or his mission as an independent artist.

 

The North Coast Printmakers Collective is a diverse and talented group of established and emerging artists

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Metal Fest 2014 – Celebrating the Metal Arts

Students learn blacksmithing with CCC instructor David Curl.

Students learn blacksmithing with CCC instructor David Curl.

 

Local and regional metal arts practitioners, Clatsop Community College and the Fort George Brewery & Public House are collaborating to produce Astoria’s first Metal Fest event – Saturday, July 19, noon to 9pm, at the Fort George Lovell Showroom and Brewery.

The festival will highlight metal artists from throughout the Pacific Northwest and a diverse range of techniques including blacksmithing, bladesmithing, and fabricating in metal. Participating artists include: Vern Wilson, sculptor; Lynn Gledhill, President of the Northwest Blacksmith Association; Mike Neely, Mark Moshofski and David Curl, professional blacksmiths and more.

Artisans will demonstrate their techniques, display their work and offer work for sale. In addition, artists are donating original work for a live auction of work that will be displayed in the Fort George Lovell Showroom gallery. Proceeds from the auction and a percentage of sales will be donated

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Intensive Printmaking Workshop at CCC

Royal Nebeker, Printmaker

Royal Nebeker, Printmaker

Royal Nebeker, internationally known printmaker, will teach a seven week printmaking class at Clatsop Community College this summer for beginning, intermediate, and professional printmakers. The workshop will be conducted on Fridays, 3pm-8pm, and Saturdays, 10am-4pm, beginning June 27 and extending through August 16, and will be held in the CCC Art Center Gallery, 1799 Lexington Avenue, Astoria.

Register online at www.clatsopcc.edu/register or call 503-338-2438. You can also register in-person at the Student Services Center, 1717 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, Monday through Thursday, 9am to 5pm. Cost of this workshop is $340.

Please direct inquiries to: Student Services, 503-338-2438.

Annual CCC Art Student Show Opens May 15

The 2014 Clatsop Community College Art Student Show will be on display at the CCC Art Center Gallery, 1799 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, from Thursday, May 15 through Friday, June 6. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, May 15 beginning at 6:00 p.m.

During the reception, cash prizes and award winners will be announced. Thanks to the Astoria Coffeehouse and Bistro for its generous support for the student awards. This year’s juror, William M. Ittmann, Jr., will be present at the reception to give a juror’s talk.

The CCC Art Student Show is free and open to the public. CCC Art Center Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and weekends by appointment.

The CCC Art Student Show is an annual juried event that showcases the talents and creativity of the college’s art students. Art students are invited to submit up to three pieces of work created

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Au Naturel People’s Choice Award Announced

Image of Clatsop Community College "Au Naturel" People's Choice Award winning painting, Prey, 44”x30” Watercolor, by Alexandra Becker-Black (Portland, OR USA)

Prey44”x30” Watercolor Alexandra Becker-Black(Portland, OR USA)

Voters selected Alexandra Becker-Black’s watercolor painting entitled Prey for the People’s Choice Award in this year’s Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century exhibit at Clatsop Community College.

Throughout the duration of the show, which opened on January 23rd and was on display through March 20th, visitors were invited to cast their vote for the People’s Choice Award.

In her artist statement, Becker-Black explains that she “aspires to capture an ethereal beauty that transcends reality by using the body itself as an emotional medium,” and “finds beauty to be subtle, simple, elegant, and pure, stripped down to reveal the bare essence of what is true.”

Becker-Black studied art at both PNCA and OCAC in Portland as well as overseas in Italy, earned a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design in 2007, and is currently based in Portland. For additional information

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CCC Visiting Artist Workshop: “Design and Figure Drawing”

Grace Benedict, Self-Portrait with Ginkgo

Grace Benedict, originally from Canada, and now residing on the Gulf Coast, will visit Clatsop Community College to present a workshop entitled “Design and Figure Drawing” on March 7, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Clatsop Community College Art Center Drawing and Painting Studio, Room 112, 1799 Lexington in Astoria, OR. The workshop will overlap the timeframe of the Winter Term life drawing class, but limited spaces are available to the public for a fee of $25. Please contact Kristin Shauck at 503-338-2472 for registration information and a materials list.

Selected by juror Clint Brown to exhibit in the 2013 Au Naturel exhibit, Benedict was chosen for a special workshop award. In addition to this workshop, RiverSea Gallery will exhibit recent drawings based on the figure that showcase Benedict’s color and design sensibility. Please join the artist for the gallery reception on Saturday March 8, from 5:00

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Au Naturel Opens at CCC Art Center Gallery

Au Naturel - Image of mixed media Painting by Annie Heisey

The eighth annual international juried exhibit Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century opens January 23rd at Clatsop Community College’s Art Center Gallery located at 1799 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, OR. The show will run through March 20th, 2014. A reception honoring the selected artists will be held on Thursday, January 30th at 6:00 pm. A No-Host Post-Reception party at the Astoria Coffeehouse and Bistro, at 243 11th Street in downtown Astoria, will immediately follow the reception.

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Tour Art in Rome, Florence & Paris

Clatsop Community College Art Tour

Clatsop Community College announces an opportunity for all students and community members to experience an extraordinary 11-day tour of Rome, Florence and Paris in June 2014 with group leader CCC Art Instructor Kristin Shauck in conjunction with EF College Tours. Scheduled for June 16th – 26th, 2014, this tour will place travelers in front of the most influential and inspiring art ever produced in the Western world.

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