Roadways and railways featured at today’s Art Walk

Written by Bill Schlichting, Pilot staff writer August 12, 2011 10:40 pm

 

Willow Street is one of several improved streets that will be showcased during a presentation at today’s Second Saturday Art Walk. The Pilot/Bill Schlichting
 

Rebuilt streets will be among the works-of-art showcased during the Second Saturday Art Walk from 4 to 7 p.m. today (Aug. 13).

Brookings City Manager Gary Milliman will present a talk about the street improvements completed along Spruce, Willow and Wharf streets and Fern Avenue at 4:30 p.m. at Tresis Consulting, 549 Chetco Ave. He will also discuss future street improvements. A ribbon cutting celebrating the completion of the project will follow.

Not only will streets be featured, but railroads will also be spotlighted.

 

 

Rebuilt streets will be among the works-of-art showcased during the Second Saturday Art Walk from 4 to 7 p.m. today (Aug. 13).

Brookings City Manager Gary Milliman will present a talk about the street improvements completed along Spruce, Willow and Wharf streets and Fern Avenue at 4:30 p.m. at Tresis Consulting, 549 Chetco Ave. He will also discuss future street improvements. A ribbon cutting celebrating the completion of the project will follow.

Not only will streets be featured, but railroads will also be spotlighted.

The Stout Mountain Railway Garden will have trains running from 4 to 7 p.m. The railway garden is in Stout Park on Oak Street, next to Manley Art Center and Gallery.

Today’s events will also feature Anne Boulley, the Gourmet Guide, giving a live cooking show from 4 to 6 p.m. at Ray’s Food Place.

Presentations will include Ruth Stoner of Glassic Designs demonstrating “Jewelry and Glass” at 4 p.m. at A Wild Bird and Backyard General Store.

Following at 4:30 p.m. at Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supplies will be a slide show presentation by photographer George Cady titled “Four Corners Road Trip.” The show will be repeated at 6 p.m.

At 5 p.m. at Brian Scott Gallery, Tom Sheets will explain “The Art of Driftwood Assemblage.”

Wrapping up the presentations will be “The Iron Ore Kid” at 5:30 p.m. at Manley Art Center and Gallery. Bud Halliday will show a few of his magic tricks.

In addition to the events and presentations, people are welcome to visit venues at their leisure. Refreshments and entertainment will be offered at most locations.

•Signatures Gallery features Thomas Sheets, driftwood assemblage; Spencer Reynolds, mixed media; Sandy Bonney, pastels; Drew Struzan, personal and movie art; Jan Kunz, watercolors; Karon Walstad, sculpture; Ken Auster, paintings of surfer Greg Noll; Duncan Regehr, limited editions. Keyboard music will be presented by Jerry Moffit followed by Tom Broderick.

•Brian Scott Gallery presents “Silhouette Series” collages by Christina Olsen; acrylics by Pete Chasar, Lorraine Filippone, Kathleen Kresa, Christina Olsen and Horst Wolf; oils by Elio Camacho and Randall Tillery; watercolors by Magda Druzdel and Dale Wells; sculpture by Donna Goss, Manuel Lopez and Nancy Tuttle; jewelry by Jewell Johnson; weaving by Jane Opiat; and wood carving by Dan Sawyer.

•Manley Art Center and Gallery will spotlight the Kids Summer Art Program. Children will display their work, act as docents and give demonstrations. The gallery theme is “Kids! or Acting Like One!” Visitors may vote for their favorite. Italian cafe music will be presented by Karina and Marco.

•Chetco Community Public Library’s gallery will show “Four Gals from Crescent Harbor Gallery” – Joy Johnson, oils; Garretta Lamore, pastels; Muriel Northrip, acrylics; and Lynne Parker, pastels. In the showcase will be “Nautical Treasures” by Marcella and Bill Taylor. Singalong music will be performed by Carl Rovainen and  Friends.

•Salon Dolce owner Kandi Legg will display her paintings created in pastels and oils. Music will be performed by Lorna Rodriguez on flute

•Art Walk Alley Antiques features stained glass and custom framing by Anthony Farcello. Acoustic swing music will be performed by Giraffes on a Raft.

•Dewey's Digs displays “Pilgrimages of India” – photography by Dirk Fowler. Music will be performed by Lon Goddard and Aura Wright.

•Feather Your Nest presents fused glass by C & C Art Glass.

 

•Dottie’s Corner features Joyce Costile showing her line of Tea Cup Fairies.

•Wright’s Custom Framing features photographer George Cady displaying “The Desert Rocks: Spectacular Rock Formations in the American West.” Also on display are photos by Sammy Hernandez, Warren Dowler, Vi Burton and Steve Tadin; woodwork by Mike Tompkins, Gary Vickerman and Sheriden; Gwen Childs, ceramics; Bill O’Conner, pencil; Len Burton, prints; Dale Wells and Sara Broderick, watercolors and mixed media; Gordon Marsters and Dusanka Kralj, acrylics; Wayne Bricco, pen and ink, Marlene Young, quilted handbags; and Jane Opiat, scarves. Music will be performed by Spectrum Sounds.

•A Wild Bird and Backyard General Store features Ruth Stoner from Glassic Design.