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.

All Directory Listings with a location of Astoria
  • Acustica

    World music group featuring singer Dolores Villareal, bassist Dave Ambrose, percussionist Brigido Eduardo, and guitarist John Orr. Music from the 1900s to the 60s from Latin and South America and Europe.

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  • Agnieszka Laska Dancers

    Agnieszka Laska Dancers comes together in 2003, originating with Laska’s initial choreography of three movements from Svoboda’s Dreams of a Dancer. In April 2003, for composer Jack Gabel’s Dog Star CD release event, the ensemble marks a solid presence on the artistic stage in Portland as the most musical dance company in town and puts Agnieszka Laska at a top-of-mind position with musicians in the Portland area.

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  • Allan Glassman

    Tenor Allan Glassman has thrilled audiences throughout America and Europe with his vibrant timbre and committed interpretations of roles, for decades.

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  • Amber Wagner

    Metropolitan Opera star from Oregon.

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  • Angela Meade

    Metropolitan Opera's spectacular soloist!

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  • Astoria Tuba Quartet (ATQ)

    The Astoria Tuba Quartet (ATQ) consists of four fun guys who enjoy heavy metal and the music it produces.

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  • Cary Lewis

    Astoria Music Festival Chamber Music Director and Director of Adult Music Camp; Lanier Trio

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  • Charles Schweigert

    Mixed-media painting on canvas, paper, and wood panel

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  • Darren Orange

    Darren Orange is an artist of the American West. The wild sea and earth are branded deeply into the flesh of Orange’s soul and canvases. His work is riveted in place, but unmoored in time.

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  • David Ambrose

    Dave Ambrose has lived and worked in Astoria for the past 20 years. His fascination with the human condition has inspired most of his works. He works mostly from black and white photos for their intense use of lighting. He selects his colors to match the moods of the people involved in the paintings. His main inspiration comes from the Impressionist painters.

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