Newport Visual Arts Center Past Exhibitions

Here you'll find past shows at the Newport Visual Arts Center, grouped by year. The exhibitions showed in the Runyan, Upstairs, and Coastal Oregon Visual Artists Showcase (COVAS or Showcase) galleries.

Archived Events at Newport Visual Arts Center

  • Ready or Not: Sculptural Works by Dawn Stetzel

    February 3rd, 2017 to February 26th, 2017

    The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts welcomes Dawn Stetzel and her exhibition, “Ready or Not,” to the Runyan Gallery at the Newport Visual Arts Center from February 3-26. Stetzel’s current work is specific to the Oregon coast, and “Ready or Not” is a collection of large-scale sculptural works made to navigate specific environments in order to explore notions of home, and perceptions of safety. Photo and video documentation will accompany the exhibition. The First Friday public reception opening for “Ready or Not” will be held on February 3, 5-7pm, with an artist talk at 6pm.

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  • Flowers & Faces

    February 3rd, 2017 to February 25th, 2017

    The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts welcomes Patti Johnson to the Upstairs Gallery at the Newport Visual Arts Center. The exhibit of Johnson’s oil and acrylic paintings, “Flowers and Faces,” will be on display from February 3-25. The First Friday opening reception will be on February 3, 5-7pm, with an artist talk scheduled for 6:30pm.

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  • Take A Look Portraits by Michael Ousley

    February 3rd, 2017 to April 1st, 2017

    The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts presents the “Take a Look” exhibition in the Coastal Artist Visual Artist Showcase (COVAS) at the Newport Visual Arts Center from February 3 to April 1. “Take a Look” will feature portraits by Langlois painter Michael Williams Ousley, who represents Curry County in the COVAS’ rotation of artists throughout Oregon’s seven coastal counties.

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  • "Ready Or Not"

    March 1st, 2017 to March 7th, 2017

    Dawn Stetzel's “Ready or Not” Exhibit Held Over at the VAC. Artist’s talk scheduled for Tuesday, March 7, 5:30pm

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  • Yaquina Art Association Annual Members Show

    March 3rd, 2017 to March 26th, 2017

    The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts is pleased to present the annual Yaquina Art Association members’ show at the Newport Visual Arts Center (VAC). The exhibit will include paintings and three-dimensional work created by members of the association, which is a partner organization in the VAC.

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  • Newport Paper & Book Arts Festival Instructors Show

    March 10th, 2017 to April 22nd, 2017

    The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts is pleased to present the 2017 Newport Paper & Book Arts Festival’s “Instructors’ Show” in the Upstairs Gallery at the Newport Visual Arts Center.

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  • Opening Reception - Newport Visual Arts Center

    March 10th, 2017 to March 10th, 2017

    The public is invited to a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 10 at the Newport Visual Arts Center for new and continuing shows.

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