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 with a medium type of Visual Art
  • James "Jim" McCarten

    Using oils, Brookings artist James McCarten’s techniques of layering, curing and applying thinner contribute to the unique textural and transparent effects in his compositions.

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  • Khloella Brateng

    Khloella Brateng participates in the Lincoln County arts community in many different capacities: actor, musician, artist and writer.

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  • Lee King

    Coastal gem cutter and silversmith

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  • Leo Chiantelli

    Started painting in oils, switched to acrylics and finally about 25 years ago fell in love with watercolors.

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  • Michael Schlicting

    Michael Schlicting's paintings in acrylic, watercolor and mixed media have found homes in over 2500 private, public and corporate collections around the globe.

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  • Milton C Finch SR

    Experienced Goldsmith/Silversmith

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  • Newport School of Dance / Oregon Coast Ballet Company

    Learning by doing is Newport School of Dance owner Sian Zander's creed, built on over 50 years of dancing and teaching experience. "The body never lies" is proven true with every breath, according to Zander who has dedicated her work to bringing the best of the past to the dancers of today.

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  • North Coast Printmakers Collective

    The North Coast Printmakers Collective is comprised of established and emerging artists producing quality original prints reflecting personal insights and shared aesthetics.

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  • Nora Sherwood

    Nora is a science illustrator and wildlife artist living in Lincoln City. She holds a certification in Natural Science Illustration from the University of Washington and is a member of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators' Oregon chapter. She accepts commissions and shows her works in galleries on the coast and valley.

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  • Seward Whitfield

    Seward Whitfield's wide-ranging visual art includes watercolors and acrylics- both real and abstract, engaging found object assemblages, and sculptures. His latest interest combines his work as a logger and artist, resulting in unique pieces begun with a chainsaw and completed with brushes and pigments.

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