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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  • Don Frank

    Don Frank is a professional photographer who lives and works on the Oregon Coast.

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  • Ellen Zimet

    Ellen is an artist living in Warrenton, OR 1/2 the year and Ontario, CA the other. She is a graduate of Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY and currently pursuing her art in a wide variety of media

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  • Elyan D. Jamot

    Gauguin inspired Elyon so much that she went to live in the South Pacific, Tahiti and New Caledonia. Now she can be seen in France, England and the United States doing oil plein air painting and exhibiting her art. She is aiming for immortality like Gauguin.

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  • Ernie Brown

    Being the technical support person for several local theater and dance groups over the years, Ernest Brown has been involved in over 100 productions in the Newport theater scene. His expertise is in lighting and rigging, but has contributed his art of theater in stage and set design as well as some directing and acting.

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  • Erin Price

    Erin Price is an accomplished teaching artist whose work highlights the beauty of mankind and the created world. Price, who has lived on three continents, seeks especially to share and celebrate culture through her work. Her "Mountain Memories" series showcases lives and landscapes of the Himalaya, honoring minority cultures while capturing the vibrancy and diversity of people and traditions.

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  • F. Michael Wood

    This Florence, Oregon artist is nationally recognized for his land, sea, animal, and figurative works, and is represented in Private Collections internationally.

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  • Gail Balden, Writer Coach

    Balden is a writer and educator with over 35 years of teaching experience. She teaches creative writing workshops on the Oregon coast and throughout the U.S. She is the founder and director of Creative Journeys, a writing institute designed to bring writers together in small groups for inspiration and support.

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  • 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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  • Georgia Cockerham

    Georgia has written poetry for both personal pleasure and therapy for many years, and began watercolor painting after retiring as an Investment Advisor and Insurance Broker. She lives on the Brookings, OR coast with her husband Bruce.

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  • Gheri Fouts

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

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