Invitation to Participate in Group Show: Texture

Hoffman Gallery Invites You to Create Textured Ceramics
for March Gallery!

 Show runs March 2-30 Work due by February 25

Please submit 1 to 3 pieces
70% commission to artists
Functional or sculptural- for display on pedestals
Carved, stamped, sprigged, shaped, coiled, punched, rolled. All textures welcome!
All colors (examples are unglazed clay just to show texture possibilities.)
Questions: email Mary at the HoffmanArtGallery@gmail.com

Art Gallery will feature North Coast artists’ inspirations in white

Artists’ Reception
January 5 | 2:00-4:00pm

Through January  27 | Fridays & Saturdays
2:00-4:00pm | Gallery is free

 

Through January, the Hoffman Center Art Gallery will feature a show including a variety of art mediums inspired by white created by North Coast Artists.

 

This is the second annual “color” show in which we celebrate white  — the combination of all wavelengths of visible light.

 

 A wide community of artists from Tillamook to Astoria will participate. Creating… and enjoying… art is a way to stop and appreciate, most especially in this dark month of the year.

Confluence of Color

Artist’s reception
Opens Friday, December 1 from | 3-5pm
Continues Friday and Saturday | 3-5 pm
through Saturday December 30
Hoffman Center for the Arts Gallery

Hand-made ceramic bowls in a wide range of colors and sizes from north coast potters

Colorful Monoprints from six visual artists

 

Acrylic Paintings by Chris Biegun

Participate in the January “White” group show at Hoffman Center for the Arts

January 5 | 2-4 pm artist’s reception (note new hours)
Fridays and Saturdays | 2:00-4:00 pm through January 27

Hello Artists of all kinds,  Whether you paint, quilt, write, pot, sculpt, create glass art, weave, or print, don’t miss out!  Hoffman Gallery invites you to submit one to two pieces of 2-d or 3-d art inspired by the color white (icicle, moon, dove, etc), for January 2018.   January is a dark time of year and gathering to celebrate art is balm for the spirit.

Art due January 2 during Clay Open Hours 10am to 4pm  (walk through and leave in the Gallery with your agreement)

Items will be offered for sale ~ 70% commission – artist and 30% – Hoffman Center.  Final decisions about what items are shown in the gallery will be decided by the gallery committee.

If you have questions, contact HoffmanCenterArtGallery@gmail.com.

Show opens January 5  from 2:00-4:00pm with artist’s reception
and continues Fridays and Saturdays 2:00-4:00pm through January 27.

Abstract Minimalist Flower Paintings by Zoe Swain & Narrative Sculpture by Dmitri Swain

Zoe and Dmitri Swain
Friday, November 3 | 3:00-5:00pm

The gallery is free 

Show continues every Friday and Saturday from 3:00-5:00pm
through Saturday, November 25

Zoe Swain’s abstract minimalist flower paintings and Dmitri Swain’s narrative sculptural ceramics will be featured and available for purchase in the Hoffman Center for the Arts Gallery. The show opens Friday, November 3 from 3-5 and continues every Friday and Saturday from 3-5pm through Saturday, November 25. The gallery is free. 

Dmitri and Zoe have created a body of visual and sculptural works that draw upon and explore man’s relationship to nature. 

 “Mysterious, engaging, and modern. The Swains have developed a body of intriguing works.”

Call for Art: Nevermore in November

To highlight our November Manzanita Writers’ Series mystery theme, artists are invited to submit art to be displayed in the Hoffman Center all of November.

The art should be inspired by the literary reference “Quoth the Raven – ‘Nevermore’” in some manner and can include up to two pieces of any two-dimensional medium.

Artists are welcome to sell their work, with a 30 percent commission to the Hoffman Center for the Arts.

Ready-to-hang art should be dropped off at the Hoffman Center between 10 a.m. and noon on Monday, October 30. The show will be hung that afternoon and will be among the art on display all November.

On November 20, author Ingrid Thoft will teach a workshop titled “Mastering Murder” and read from her latest thriller that evening, Duplicity.

Hoffman Presents Carolyn Gate’s Watercolors

The Watercolors of Carolyn Gates
Artists’ Reception August 4 | 3-5
Show continues Fridays & Saturdays  | 3-5 through August 27
Hoffman Gallery | 594 Laneda Avenue, Manzanita

The Hoffman Center for the Arts will present the watercolors of Eugene artist Carolyn Gates during the month of August.

Gates, a frequent watercolor teacher at the Hoffman Center, studied watercolor with Satoko Matouji at Lane Community College in Eugene as well as with premier watercolorists Carol Carter and Judy Morris.

The work in this show was inspired by her travels in Hawaii, California, and Oregon. In these paintings of tropical flowers and Oregon sea life, she distills the relationship of shapes, colors and patterns into visually pleasing abstractions of her subjects.

Carolyn says of her work “I investigate beauty, shape and color and in doing so, hope to uncover the interplay between the ordinary and the extraordinary.”

She has won numerous commissions to paint in watercolor and colored pencil. Gates has had several shows around Oregon. Gates lives with her husband and their cat, Nibbles, in Eugene.

 

 

Three Artists “Re:Invent” at the Hoffman Gallery

Three north coast artists who have reinvented themselves through creative endeavors later in life will be featured at the Hoffman Center for the Arts Gallery in Manzanita during the month of August.

The artists — L. Levering Thomas, T. J. Morris, and Barry Calvarese – will be on hand for an Artists’ Reception Friday, Aug. 4, from 3 to 5 p.m.

The show, formally entitled “Re:Invent,” will remain up for viewing during regular Gallery Hours – Fridays and Saturdays, from 3 to 5 p.m., — through August 26, plus times the Center is open for other events.

“Some of us dream of a future that’s very different from our present,” said the trio in their show description. “All three artists in this show began to seriously voice their art mediums at an age when friends are spending more time with grandchildren or traveling. We believe we are all seeking to discover what really matters to us through our art.”

Levering went back to get her BA in art, graduating at age 55 from Marylhurst University. Morris began to explore portrait painting after a medical setback. Calvarese is developing a property locally where he can create.

“All three of us are passionate about expressing our creative voice and sharing our journeys of becoming better artists with friends, family, colleagues, and the public,” they said.

Levering works with fluid acrylics on wood, and mixed media. Morris works in oil. Calvarese creates ceramics, mixed media, and encaustics.

Three Potters ~ Three Perspectives 

Ceramic Art of 3 North Coast Potters

Barry Calvarese, Shane Sjogren, and Steven Gibson
Artists’ Reception August 4 | 3-5
Show continues Fridays & Saturdays  | 3-5 through August 27
Hoffman Gallery | 594 Laneda Avenue, Manzanita

The ceramic art of North Coast Potters Barry Calvarese, Shane Sjogren, and Steven Gibson
will be featured and available for purchase during the month of August
at the Hoffman Gallery, 594 Laneda Avenue, Manzanita.

Show opens with an artists’ reception on August 4 from 3-5
and continues every Friday and Saturday from 3-5 through August 27

 

 

Quilt and Fiber Arts Show Opens July 14th

The second Quilt and Fiber Art Show opens on July 14 with an Artist Reception from 3 to 5 pm at the Hoffman Center for the Arts.  Artists who live full or part time in the three Villages (Manzanita, Nehalem, and Wheeler),  have contributed their creations.  Come see the wide variety of pieces during extended Gallery Hours (Fridays and Saturdays 3-5 pm, Sundays 1-4 pm) on July 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23.
There are special demonstrations scheduled as well:
Saturday, July 15 3:00 pm:  Quilted Postcards, Bonnie Sabel-Welte
Sunday, July 16 3:00 pm: Expressive Needle Felting, Jeanine Rumble
Friday, July 21 3:00 pm: Creating Feathers, Aina Tonjes
Saturday, July 22 3:00 pm: Hand Applique’, Janet Surbrook
At last year’s well-attended show in August, visitors asked for more of the works to be offered for sale. Participants this year were given more time to create and were encouraged to offer at least one of the two items per person for sale. As a result, at this year’s show two thirds of the 45 works will be offered for sale with 30 percent of the price going to the Hoffman Center.