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Pacific salmon inspire fine art in the 2018 Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show

Summer evening, 2018 boardwalk show by Robert Miller

Summer evening, 2018 boardwalk show by Robert Miller

Pacific salmon inspire fine art in the 2018 Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show Choosing a favorite will be a challenge for visitors to the 2018 Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show. The annual boardwalk display receives consistently positive reviews. But, viewers say this summer’s show may be the best yet, noted curators Ava Richey and Shawn Tempesta. The public call to artists invited submissions on the 2018 theme Salmon Dreams, Marshes and Streams. The works reveal inventive depictions of salmon and water habitat along with unexpected media. Tempesta describes many of the submissions as fine art. “Each year, we think, ‘How are we going to top this one?’ The artists really put their heart and soul into it,” said Tempesta. People’s Choice ballots are available for free at Bandon Bait and Tackle, 110 First St. SE. Voters may

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We want to tell a story—we want to see people…

We want to tell a story—we want to see people transported. -Allegra Bridges Owner Lani Reynolds reported the opening of Patina met with flying colors earlier this month. From the eye-catching window display to must-touch throw pillows and…

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We want to tell a story—we want to see people…

We want to tell a story—we want to see people transported. -Allegra Bridges Owner Lani Reynolds reported the opening of Patina met with flying colors earlier this month. From the eye-catching window display to must-touch throw pillows and…

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RETRO

(Detail from “Red Composition” by Pat Snyder.) Guests and artists enjoyed a blast from the past at the reception for RETRO at Bandon’s SAGE Gallery on Sunday, July 10. Local and visiting artists plied their talents in varied media to create draw…

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Peek Inside Patina

Patina means a lovely aged surface Please step into my space –Lani Reynolds, Patina…

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