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 location of Newport
  • George Weaver

    George Weaver is a photographer who has been an avid photographer for 35 years. George specializes in commercial and portrait photography and is a member of the Professional Photographers of America (PPA).

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  • Juergen Eckstein

    Juergen Eckstein is a German artist who lived and showed his work in Germany, Tokio, Singapore, Los Angeles before moving to Soth Beach at the Oregon Coast in 2000. His prefered media are oilpaintings, wooden sculptures and ceramic works

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  • K. T. Myers

    Kay has been an amateur rock hound for over 50+ years and enjoys documenting and sharing her knowledge through her pocket guides, her blog, Facebook and doing speaking engagements. She has been living in the Newport area for nearly 30 years and is still an active member of the Oregon Coast Agate Club though she has retired from FACETS Gem & Mineral Gallery after 26 years in the business. Her pocket guides are sold nationally as well as statewide.

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  • Karel J. H. Murphy

    Karel Murphy of Karel Murphy Designs is a Newport-based artist who works in three different mediums: mosaics, fused glass, and gemstone and glass jewelry. The main focus in her work is the use of color, and her work is often times bright and bold. Her designs are influenced by Native American motifs, animals, birds and designs using a flow of colors and textures.

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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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  • Laren & JerriLynn Woolley

    Laren & JerriLynn Woolley's love to photograph the Oregon Coast and other parts of the United States. Their work can be found on their website at

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  • Malarkey Stiles

    Acoustic Americana duo performing classic, contemporary, and original songs. Be prepared to cry in your wine or spontaneously fall in love with the person next you.

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  • Mary Madewell

    Mary is a self-taught artist. She's a gallery-represented fine artist, an illustrator, a character designer and a sometimes sculptor of tiny things.

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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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  • Newport Youth Symphony of the Oregon Coast

    The Newport Youth Symphony of the Oregon Coast (NYSOC) is the full orchestra that includes intermediate and advanced string students, as well as youth woodwind, brass and percussion players.

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