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"Birch Grove" by Law Wai Hin
From Coast Explorer Summer 2009
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. Law Wai Hin, award-winning painter, graduate of the Hong Kong Fine Arts Academy and former teacher at the Chinese ­University in Hong Kong, is now a......[read more]
    • Coos Art Museum Hosts 24th Annual Maritime Art Exhibition: CAM in Coos Bay, Oregon opens its annual exhibition of maritime art on July 8, 2017. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2017
    • Raining Glass in Lincoln City: Volta Gallery in Lincoln City is featuring a new glass installation by artist Kelly Howard. With so many things in... Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2017
    • Art Nights Out & About: Up and down the Oregon Coast, galleries extend their hours and open their doors for art walk events. Appeared in Coast Explorer 2017
    • Celebrating 50 Years of Art in Coos Bay: Coos Art Museum, also known as CAM, has been a cultural focal point on Oregon's scenic south coast since 1966. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2016
    • Pressing Issues for Artist Marie Powell: Shoalwater Cove Gallery opens artist printmaking studio in Ilwaco. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2013
    • Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea: Art made from marine debris is featured in an exhibit and educational project in Bandon, Oregon. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2013
    • Tsunami Gallery: An Unexpected Art Experience: The tiny coastal town of Gardiner, Oregon, with a population of under 300, is not known for its tourist attractions, but art lovers will want to keep their eyes peeled for a big yellow building on the Coast Highway, home of Tsunami Gallery. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2013
    • Bold Marks of a Master: Artist Christopher Mathie paints using bits and pieces of reality, allowing the rest of his piece to be more abstract, leaving the viewer with an important role in the painting: interpretation. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2012
    • Creating at the Coast: From painting and penciling to wool spinning and woodworking, summer art education opportunities abound on the Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2012
    • Atmosphere by Blackwell: Artist Paula Blackwell creates "mysterious atmospheres" in her encaustic paintings of landscapes. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2012
    • Beyond Bronze at Bronze Coast Gallery in Cannon Beach: Don't let the name fool you, Bronze Coast Gallery is much more than bronze. The Cannon Beach gallery features a variety of painters with a wide range of styles. Appeared in Online Extras Spring 2012
    • Landscape of an Artistic Journey: Painter Michael Schlicting was raised surrounded by art, but had to discover his own path to creativity. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 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... Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2011
    • Lincoln City Heats Up for Glass-Art Lovers: You can find a glass treasure or create your own in this city by the sea. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2011
    • Sculptor Carolyn Sato Comes to the Coast: The sculpture work of artist Carolyn Sato incorporates bronze with a variety of textures, patinas and the occasional well-placed gemstone. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2011
    • Arts & Culture in Cannon Beach: The Cannon Beach art scene comes in many forms. Appeared in Cannon Beach Visitor's Guide 2011
    • Reflections of Ernestine: Ernestine Tahedl's impressionistic water lilies reflect an ethereal quality indicative of her fluid style. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2010
    • DragonFire Features Art That's Literally Off the Wall: DragonFire Studio and Gallery in Cannon Beach features a variety of artists creating work that is off the wall. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2010
    • Experience Glassblowing in Lincoln City: Observe glassblowing artists at work or have a hands-on experience of your own creating one-of-a-kind souvenirs and gifts at the... Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2010
    • Matter's Maritime Muse: Silver Heron Gallery in Depoe Bay features paintings by Janne Matter who has found a muse of the maritime variety. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2010
    • Cannon Beach Showcases Sculpture by the Sea: The ancient art form of sculpture is showcased both in Cannon Beach galleries and on its street corners. Appeared in Cannon Beach Visitor's Guide Winter 2010
    • Discover Local Artists at Cannon Beach Galleries: You'll find local color when you explore the work of many local and regional artists featured at Cannon Beach galleries. Appeared in Cannon Beach Visitor's Guide Winter 2010
    • Glass Art is a Hot Attraction in Cannon Beach: In their Cannon Beach studio, just a few blocks south of downtown, glassblowers Jim Kingwell and Suzanne Kindland coerce glowing-hot... Appeared in Cannon Beach Visitor's Guide Winter 2010
    • The Art of Photography at Cannon Beach Galleries: Cannon Beach galleries represent photographers creating art with traditional techniques and modern technology. Appeared in Cannon Beach Visitor's Guide Winter 2010
    • Christopher Gerber's Encaustics Show a Depth of Experience: Christopher Gerber's encaustics, shown at DragonFire Gallery in Cannon Beach, use an ancient technique to create modern images of sea life and spacescapes. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall 2009
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