ASTORIA — The Second Saturday Astoria Art Walk will be held from noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday. Attendees are expected to wear masks and follow social distancing guidelines.

1. Lower Columbia Q Center, 171 W. Bond St.

Featuring several new and local artists within the LGBTQIA+ community.

2. Astoria Art Loft, 106 3rd St.

Showcasing artists Mary K. Adams, Vicky Combs-Snider, Jacquie Hern and Chelsie Montgomery. Their work ranges in styles from photo realism to impressionism. Information about children’s art workshops will be available. The art will be viewable from 1 to 4 p.m.

3. West Coast Artisans Gallery, 160 10th St.

Presenting flower art by Mariko Maita, whose images are made from flower petals, leaves, grasses and seeds. Coconut oil and goat milk-based soaps and lip balm, created by Robin Davis, will also be available.

4. McVarish Gallery, 160 10th St.

Featuring a new show titled “Pick a Window,” featuring Colette Calasione, Colin Chillag, Jill McVarish, Marjorie Scholl, Sam Vaughan and friends, Case Beer, Tom Giesler and Morrison Pierce. The gallery will be celebrating its reopening.

5. Angi D Wildt Gallery, 106 10th St.

Showcasing a collection of vintage and consigned art. Featured artists include Anatoly Turov, Dennis Curry, Cooper, Harry Bennett, R. Birchard, Karl Newman, Edward Baron, R. Cox, Millar, Romanicci, Elton Bennet, Sydney Laurence and Magda Alexanian. Works include original paintings, bronze and ceramic pieces, and prints.

6. Paul Polson Studio Gallery, 100 10th St.

Presenting new oil paintings by Paul Polson, featuring the North Coast and Astoria. Polson’s Strata and Pipe Series will also be displayed.

7. Treasure Alley, 77 11th St.

Featuring artist Ronni Harris, who is presenting new paintings inspired by Astoria neighborhoods. Also featured inside Treasure Alley is the Los Andes Shop, which features alpaca, cotton and wool products.

8. Astoria Institute of Music and Center for the Arts, 1159 Marine Drive

Showcasing surreal paintings and mixed media art by Lisa Ackerman; collage art by Sid Deluca; atmospheric acrylic paintings by Kelley Stargazer; ceramics by TKO; and Mexican Lottery card art by Paul Gagnon. A variety of vintage batiks, postcards and books will also be available to purchase. Live music will be performed. Call 503-395-1221 for an appointment outside of art walk hours or to participate in projects.

9. Imogen Gallery, 240 11th St.

Presenting creations by Deb Stoner, who is a photographer, researcher and gardener. Stoner’s photographs are detailed and weave texture and color. Her prints are inspired by her passions for growing plants, collecting insects and choreographing still-life images. Stoner’s work will be displayed until June 7.

10. Forsythea, 1124 Commercial St.

Featuring paintings by Monica Cameron in the show “Begin Again.” The show is a compilation of works that “reflect on earthly renewal and the gentle creatures that inhabit it.” Cameron will be present for an artist reception from 3 to 5:30 p.m.

11. RiverSea Gallery, 1160 Commercial St.

Showcasing the show “A STORIED LIFE: NARRATIVE ASSEMBLAGES” by Portland artist Dan Pillers. The show features carefully selected artifacts that were deconstructed, reimagined, then reassembled. The show “transforms a collection of mundane objects into a compelling and meaningful narrative.” Pillers will be at the gallery from 5 to 8 p.m.

12. Oscar de’ Masi Art Gallery, 1145 Commercial St.

Presenting new paintings, prints, art tiles, mugs and wooden boxes by local artist Oscar de’ Masi; locally-sourced, handcrafted furniture by Michael Demasi; and watercolor paintings by Karl Hauer.

13. Cambium Gallery, 1030 Duane St.

Featuring the show “Being There,” by Nick Ciancibelli. The show features a “visual statement created in the realm of pure existence.” Each piece is related to the “simple experience of just being there.”

14. Astoria Visual Arts, 1000 Duane St.

Showcasing an Earth Day-themed show with pieces from Clatsop and Pacific counties. A variety of mediums were selected for the show. Regional plein air artist Dee Vadnais juried the exhibit.

15. The Labor Temple, 934 Duane St.

Presenting urbanscape painter J. Wesley Willis, whose oil paintings showcase Astoria’s scenery. The show includes several new pieces.

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