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Glass artist Jim Kingwell (and companion) in the early years.
From Coast Explorer Summer 2011
Icefire Glassworks Artist Jim Kingwell Celebrates Forty Years of Creating Blown Glass Art
Forty years ago Jim Kingwell picked up a blowpipe and began teaching himself to blow glass. What began as a five-year experiment became a life-long fascination with a challenging media: molten glass. Formally educated in ceramics, Kingwell is self-taught in the techniques of blowing glass, and this year, he celebrates forty years of making glass art. Kingwell can be......[read more]
    • Rhythm & Hues: Acclaimed painter Law Wai Hin, best known for his fine art ­watercolors and ­acrylics ­depicting compelling ­landscapes and still life, has a recent ­favorite subject now showing up in his work: the Oregon coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2009
    • Abstract Leanings: Lawrence Gallery in Gleneden Beach represents a good selection of abstract artists. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2009
    • Fire Dancers: The artists at Icefire Glassworks in Cannon Beach have mastered an intricate dance of choreographed moves as molten glass transforms into fine art. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2009
    • Ann Cavanaugh's Layers of Light at DragonFire Gallery: Ann Cavanaugh loves to explore the limits of fused glass in wall art and jewelry. Appeared in Coast Explorer Winter 2009
    • Fields of Vision: The contemporary landscapes of Lori Latham, an artist recently added to the line-up at Silver Heron Gallery in Depoe Bay, present a colorful dream world where one can take a moment's respite from reality. Appeared in Coast Explorer Winter 2009
    • Carving His Niche: Artist Steve Jensen makes a large contribution to Cannon Beach's public art scene with his trio of wood-carved sculptures. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2008
    • Forging On: Artist Steve Tyree hand forges each sculpture. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2008
    • Painting Place: Painters from around the corner and across the globe are featured at Haystack Gallery, a Cannon Beach institution for over three decades. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2008
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