Directory

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.

Directory Listings that are Artists
  • Wallace Vickers Kaufman

    Wallace Kaufman’s essays, nonfiction, fiction, journalism, translations, and poetry have been widely published in the U.S. and abroad. Since finishing Duke University Magna Cum Laude and taking his graduate degree at Oxford as a Marshall Scholar, he has taught writing at Duke and the University of North Carolina and served twice as writer-in-residence at Bucknell. At Woods Hole Marine Biology Laboratory he was a Science Writing Fellow. He has also founded several businesses, conducted economic surveys in Eastern Europe as communism dissolved, and now has a professional conflict mediation service. His writing reflects the several professions he has pursued and his travel across America, in the remotest parts of Siberia, in Latin America, and throughout Central Asia. He lives and works where the forest meets the marsh and waters of a slough not far from Newport, Oregon.

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  • Yachats Big Band

    The Yachats Big Band plays the 1st Thursday of every month. Dancing begins at 7 PM at the Yachats Commons.. This 17-piece big band plays newer tunes of the day, as well as the music of your life from the Big Band Era. This combination of styles is absolutely sure to make any function: weddings, corporate meetings, fraternal orders, etc., a real success. Our home area is Oregon's Central Coast, from Lincoln City, Newport to Florence.

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  • Yvonne Edwards

    Thangka boards, Buddha blocks, decoupaged boxes, whimsical watercolors, and modern acrylic paintings are some of the art created by artist Yvonne Edwards of Astoria.

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  • 3 Leg Torso

    Portland's hippest eclectic chamber band!

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