Featured artists and selections include:
Master of Fine Art Film Photography, Oregon’s own Christopher Burkett (of PBS NewsHour). A collector’s selection of work by Bronze Sculptor & Public Artist Georgia Gerber—recognized as the leading Public Sculptor in America and creator of “Rachel,” the renowned Pike Place Market Pig in Seattle. Pieces by sculptor Ivan McLean, known for his Stainless Steel Spheres & Sculpture “Re-Invention.” His contemporary sculptures are featured in the Landmark Sculpture Garden on Spruce St. in Cannon Beach, outside the gallery.
Bronze Sculptor Ann Fleming, known for her narrative/figurative work. Angelita Surmon, a noted oil painter & kiln-formed glass artist whose work is in the permanent collection of the Portland Art Museum & Yale. As well as Haystack Rock Painter Laura O’Brien and Plein Air award-winning oil painter Hazel Schlesinger.
NW BY NW GALLERY FEATURED ARTISTS
Noted Bronze Sculptor Georgia Gerber is the leading Public Sculptor in America, known for her incredible portrayals of wildlife.
- “The Nordstrom Pig.” (Upper left) A NW symbol, the Pike Place Pig was created by Georgia Gerber for fundraising for the celebrated Pike Place Market in Seattle, Washington. Support the arts and the places you love! 20% goes to the Pike Place Foundation.
- Georgia Gerber working on “Tufted Puffins” in clay prior to casting them in bronze. This piece was the winner of the Sculpture Without Walls Public Art Competition. (Upper right)
From 3ft to to 30, McLean has five massive sculptures in front of his alma mater, Cal Poly San Louis Obispo, CA. “Re-Invention” & “Sphere” are signature works for the sculptor. For the City of Santa Monica, McLean created several signature Spheres.
Hazel Schlesinger, or “Haze,” is a member of the prestigious Oil Painters of America, has been featured in Southwest Art magazine, and won the “People’s Choice” award for Plein Air Painting in Cannon Beach. She is a Cannon Beach native and has a lifelong love affair with painting the iconic Haystack Rock.
Laura O’Brien is a contemporary painter and local artist. Cannon Beach’s famous Haystack Rock is a favorite subject for her work, leading to whimsical paintings of home.
Cannon Beach, Oregon. “One of the Top 30 Coastal Arts Towns Internationally”US News & World Report