OCCA strengthens the arts by ensuring that the Oregon coast has a rich and vibrant arts community through support and promotion of arts organizations and individual artists.

This directory represents the coastal areas of Oregon, which include Clatsop, Tillamook, Lincoln, Coos, and Curry counties and the coastal towns of Lane and Douglas counties.  OCCA is the regional arts council for this area. Learn more about OCCA's regional arts activities.

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  • Gheri Fouts

    Watercolor artist, and current President of Trail's End Artist Association

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  • Jeff Trionfante

    Jeff Trionfante is a kinetic sculptor whose work is heavily influenced by Hieronymus Bosch with a dash of whimsey and a pinch of the absurd.

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  • Karen Gelbard

    Karen Gelbard, "The Oregon Weaver", specializes in designing and producing handwoven jackets and scarves.

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  • Kathleen Kanas

    Native Oregonian, Kathleen Kanas has been collecting, preparing, plying, plaiting, and coiling a variety of natural fibers into traditional and organic forms for over fifty years. Kathleen has received recognition for her basketry through various juried exhibitions, shows, and media. Her current work can be found exclusively at the 4th Street Studio & Gallery which she owns and operates in Manzanita, Oregon.

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  • Sandy Blackman

    Sandy Blackman has been a Mixed Media artist for over 20 years. She has combined her eclectic interests in fibers, paper, polymer clay, gourds, agates and beads to produce various combinations of art. Sandy is currently focusing on her Wearable Art Line of felted purses and variety of scarves. She has taken her interest of wool knitting, along with recycling of woolen sweaters, Native American blankets and old wool clothing to make all her bags and scarves one-of-a-kind.

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  • Stephanie "Rosiewildwoman" Fischer

    Bold, Bright, Original Fashion Accessories from jewelry, to hats, to scarves and beyond created with a variety of mixed media techniques which will delight and amaze you!

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  • Trudonna Husong

    Florence artist Trudonna Husong, believes that “the aged and deteriorating carry a defining, visceral beauty."

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  • Tash Wesp

    Fiber artist, felter and dyer

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  • Alderhouse Glassblowing

    This is a working glassblowing studio. Five different artists demonstrate how pieces are made and have their art on display for sale.

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  • Art & Psyche Studios

    .The two studios are available for art group work, psychotherapy sessions, and art & psyche workshops.

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