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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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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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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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Clatsop Community College Announces “Athletic Measures” Exhibition of Works by Dr. Paul Rutz

"Bridge," by Dr. Paul Rutz

Clatsop Community College (CCC) will open its exhibition season with a show entitled Athletic Measures by artist Dr. Paul Rutz of Portland, OR, winner of the 2013 Au Naturel exhibition. An artist reception will be held on Thursday, October 10 at 6:00 p.m. in the CCC Art Center Gallery, 1799 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, OR. The show continues through November 7.

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