Annual Maritime Art Exhibit at the Coos Art Museum July 04, 2018

Coos Art Museum continues its tradition of hosting an annual Maritime Art Exhibition which is set to kick off Saturday, July 14.  Coinciding with the opening of this annual maritime art exhibit is the Plein-Air/Paint out event for maritime painters. A day of painting outdoors on the Coos Bay; city docks, shipyards, boat basins, sandy beaches, rocky coves, rugged shorelines, dramatic cliffs, lush rainforests and cultured gardens that are all within 10 miles of the Coos Art Museum. The 25th Annual Maritime Art Exhibition is officially recognized and co-sponsored by the American Society of Marine Artists (ASMA).

Featured Maritime Artist – Jeffery Hull July 14, 2018 – Sept. 29, 2018

Jeffrey Hull of Cannon Beach, Oregon is the featured maritime artist. Known for his ability to capture the beauty and moods of the places where water joins land, Hull controls the difficult medium of watercolor. A highlight of this exhibition will be his painting “Along the Path,” which was selected as the People’s Choice at the last Annual Maritime Art Exhibition and is a recent acquisition of the Museum thanks to a grant from the Oregon Art Commission. PERKINS GALLERY

Margaret Godfrey: Legends of Northwest Rivers - July 14, 2018 – October 6, 2018
“For 30 years I have lived on the McKenzie River, rafted on the rivers of Oregon and Idaho, and connected with the river environment in many ways. I have expressed my relationship with rivers through my art. This is a series based on the river theme and the personal expression of my affinity with nature.” MABEL HANSEN GALLERY

Oils and Acrylics from the Permanent Collection - July 14, 2018 – Oct. 6, 2018
This exhibition features over twenty paintings including some larger works which are rarely on display. UNO E. RICHTER ATRIUM GALLERY

25 Years of Maritime Art Exhibitions - July 14, 2018 – Oct. 6, 2018
Coos Art Museum hosted its first Maritime Art Exhibition in 1994. With a twenty-five year tradition of presenting maritime art this exhibition explores the Museum’s past exhibitions, and accomplishments through its publications and photographs. CLARE WEHRLE COMMUNITY GALLERY

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