SEASIDE — Celebrating 15 years in 2019, the next Seaside First Saturday Art Walk takes place 5 to 7 p.m. March 2. The free event is held between Holladay Drive and Broadway Street in the Historic Gilbert District of downtown Seaside.
1. Angi D Wildt Gallery
737 Broadway St., #2
Featuring eight artists who offer original oil, watercolor and pastel paintings as well as bronze, glass and marble sculptures and photography on canvas. Also offering historical posthumous works available from a private collection.
2. Westport Winery
810 Broadway St.
Featuring Josh Fry, a self-taught Seaside artist who creates work using spray paint cans combined with complex sets of stencils. He has produced a YouTube series, teaches classes and does live painting shows for area youth and other groups.
3. Blue Bond Art Studio and Gallery
417 S. Holladay Drive
Featuring oil-on-canvas paintings and acrylics on board by Blue Bond, a Seaside artist with a degree from the San Francisco Art Institute. The artist teaches in oil and acrylic to both novices and experienced painters.
4. Shine Fair Trade
609 Broadway St.
Featuring felted flowers handcrafted by artisans in Nepal, baskets handcrafted in Africa and hand-painted purses by Sandy Higgins, local artist. As a member of the Fair Trade Federation, Shine Fair Trade demonstrates a genial and equitable approach to conducting business.
5. SunRose Gallery
606 Broadway St.
Introducing the mixed-media art of Jan Barber who creates Spirit Dolls designed to bring encouragement, inspiration, healing and comfort. Building layers of vintage ribbon and lace around a driftwood frame, she tucks in words that stem from her themes. Also featuring new art from Robin Montero, Zemula Fleming, Patty Thurlby and Cathy Tippin. Serving light appetizers.
6. Pacific Heirloom
608 Broadway St.
Featuring the art of Jamie Hayes, a color-blind artist who uses vibrant colors made of small round circles that look like the circles in tests for color blindness. Limited edition print of the illustration taken from Jamie’s first children’s book “The Legendary Adventures of the Flying Mingling Brothers.”
7. Fairweather House & Gallery
612 Broadway St.
Opening artist reception for “March,” an exhibition, featuring fine art photographer Dr. Dale J. Veith; Russell J. Young; Leah Kohlenberg; Bev Drew Kindley; and Mary Hurst, a Celtic jewelry designer. Offering a Painting Seaside LIVE demonstration by Carolyn Macpherson, music by Shirley 88 and habitat lecture by local naturalist Neal Maine at 6 p.m.
“When I think of “March,” I think of the many miles that my son and his fellow cadets spent marching at West Point. I selected photos that were either taken at West Point during the month of March, or the photos are related to important marching events that occurred there.” — Dr. Dale J. Veith
8. Art-in-the-Loft at Beach Books
616 Broadway St.
Introducing artists from the Portland Metro area. Carole Zenny and Lori Hicke are mixed-media emerging “Emergence III” artists dedicated to following their creative dreams wherever it takes them.
9. Dough Dough Bakery
8 N. Holladay Drive
Featuring artist Scott C. Johnson, who paints in watercolor and acrylic, creating subtle references to the spring season with detailed tiny leaves showing what is just beyond and approaching.
10. Seaside Yarn and Fiber
10A N. Holladay Drive
Featuring new hand-dyed colorways and offering yarn spinning demonstrations during the Art Walk. Taking registrations for spinning classes. Inspiring community and creativity, Seaside Yarn and Fiber is an outlet for crafters of all levels.
11. The Whet Spot
12 N. Holladay Drive
Featuring local artists ranging from the amateur to the professional artist for the purpose of providing Art Walk visitors access to a wide range of art. In addition, The Whet Spot offers a relaxed, friendly, adults-only atmosphere where patrons can enjoy craft beers, ciders and wines.
Find additional original art during the day at Seaside Coffee House, 3 N. Holladay Drive; Seaside Antique Mall, 726 Broadway St.; and at Starry Night Inn, 811 First Ave.