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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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Introduction to Printmaking for Professional Artists

Introduction to Printmaking for Professional Artists with Ben Rosenberg at Clatsop Community College in Astoria, Oregon

Clatsop Community College will offer Introduction to Printmaking for Professional Artists. Learn woodcut, monoprint and etching. Work with other artists. Create unique prints and share in critiques. All levels welcome. Join this creative class to study printmaking with well-known Portland artist Ben Rosenberg on Saturdays, beginning October 3 and running through December 5, 10am – 4pm. Cost is $340.

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Call to Artists: 10th Annual 2016 Au Naturel Exhibition at Clatsop Community College

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Clatsop Community College in Astoria, Oregon, announces the 2016 International Juried Exhibition, Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century, invites entries. The 2016 Au Naturel exhibit will open on Thursday, January 21, 2016 and continues through March 10, 2016.

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CCC Hosts Uku-Aotearoa-The Spirit of Materials Cultural Exchange

Paihau (fin of a fish), 2013: Dorothy Waetford

Tall Hinaki 4, Kapowai Series; Dragonfly Lake, 2007; Colleen Waata Ulrich

Clatsop Community College is honored to present Uku-Aoteroa-The Spirit of Materials, a ten-day cultural exchange with six visiting indigenous Maori clay artists from Aotearoa, New Zealand. Invited artists include Colleen Waata Urlich, Baye Riddell, Dorothy Waetford, Todd Douglas, Carla Ruka, and Rhonda Halliday. These highly respected artists are supported by New Zealand Maori Art organizations, Creative New Zealand and Toi Maori Aotearoa to act as cultural representatives to communities around the world. The exchange will feature a series of events in the Astoria community that will provide a rare opportunity to interact with people from a unique indigenous culture.

A special exhibition of Maori clay artworks will be held in the CCC Art Center Gallery, 1799 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, from May 7 to July 30. This exhibit will open with a welcoming of the artists on Thursday,

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2015 Annual Art Student Exhibit Opens April 9

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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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CCC Announces Au Naturel People’s Choice Award

Diana, by James McComas, wins Clatsop Community college Au Naturel People's Choice Award

James McComas(Superior, CO, USA)Diana, Oil on Linen, 24×18

Voters selected Jim McComas’ oil on linen piece entitled Diana for the People’s Choice Award in this year’s international juried show Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century, which was recently on display in the Clatsop Community College Art Center Gallery.

 

All gallery visitors were invited to cast a vote for their favorite piece. Upon being notified that his painting Diana received the greatest number of votes, the artist responded, “I felt privileged simply to be juried into this year’s Au Naturel and I feel doubly so to have received the People’s Choice Award.”

 

This is not the first time that the artist has been selected to exhibit in the Au Naturel; he was also chosen to exhibit two of his paintings in the 2013 exhibit. In describing what he calls “an interesting little back story” about

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Au Naturel Opens at CCC Art Center Gallery

James McComas, Superior, CO: Diana, Oil on Linen, 24x18

James McComas, Superior, CO: Diana, Oil on Linen, 24×18 Cynthia Yatchman, Seattle, WA: Carapaces, Mixed Media, 12×12 Nicole Jeffords, Austin, TX: Arden, Oil on Canvas, 28×22 Reed Clarke, Portland, OR: Apparition Number Four, Oil on Canvas, 42×42 Patrick Kernan, Portland, OR: Amanda, Watercolor and Pastel Pencil, 21×14 Chris Sheridan, Seattle, WA: Beyond the Boundary of the Hedge: Margarita and His Errand, Oil on Canvas, 54×40 The ninth annual international juried exhibit Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century will be on display from January 22 through March 5, 2015 at Clatsop Community College’s Art Center 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 29, at

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“Winter Coat” Art Exhibition at Clatsop Community College Art Center Gallery

Winter Coat, oil on canvas, Matthew Dennison

The exhibition Winter Coat will open at the Clatsop Community College Art Center Gallery with a reception on Thursday, November 13 from 6:00 – 8:00p.m. The show continues through January 15, 2015. The gallery reception and exhibit are free and open to the public. The CCC Art Center Gallery, 1799 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and on weekends and holidays by appointment.

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RAIN Magazine Accepting Submissions for 2015 Edition

RAIN Magazine Accepting Submissions

RAIN Magazine, Clatsop Community College’s annual literary and arts publication, is accepting submissions now through January 10, 2015 for the 2015 edition. We checked, and submissions from Rogue Valley artists and writers are welcome! Direct inquiries to: Alison Ruch, 503-338-5746; [email protected]

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V.E. Long Retrospective Exhibit and Workshop at CCC Art Center

Bliss-Detail, by V.E. Long

The Clatsop Community College Art Center Gallery will open its exhibition season with a show entitled Cakes, Nudes, and Bowling Balls, the first retrospective exhibition by Bay Area artist V.E. Long. The show will feature the artist’s figurative works, monotypes, sculptures, collages, and assemblages created over a span of 27 years, from 1987 through the current year.

 

Bliss-Detail, by V.E. Long

The exhibition opens with a reception on Thursday, October 2 beginning at 6:00 p.m. and continues through November 6. The gallery reception and exhibit are free and open to the public. The CCC Art Center Gallery, 1799 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and on weekends and holidays by appointment.

In conjunction with her exhibit, V.E. Long will conduct a workshop entitled “Pushing the Figure to Abstraction” on Friday, October 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. During

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