Upstairs Gallery: NPAF Instructor Show

presented by: Oregon Coast Council for the Arts (OCCA)

Starts:Friday, April 05, 2013  11:00 AMEnds:Friday, April 19, 2013  4:00 PM

Admission is free (donations are always welcome).


Newport Visual Arts Center

777 NW Beach Drive
Newport, OR 97365 

Directions: Google Maps and other online mapping programs can have a problem directing you to the VAC. Here are the easiest directions to follow: heading north or south on Hwy. 101, turn west on NW 3rd St. Proceed straight down the hill. At the second stop sign, turn right. One short block later, turn left under Nye Beach archway. Proceed straight to Nye Beach turnaround and parking lot. The VAC is the large blue and gray building off the turnaround. To director offices and upper parking lot: turn west of Hwy. 101 at NW 3rd St. Head down hill. At second stop sign, continue straight 1.5 blocks, with the Sylvia Beach Hotel remaining on your left. The VAC administrative offices can be accessed through the smaller, upper parking lot.

Event Description:

The 2013 Newport Paper Arts Festival Instructors Show opens in the Upstairs Gallery on April 5. During the Festival, another public reception will be held on April 19 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Each year, the Newport Paper Arts Festival instructors present an intriguing and fascinating show.

Cheri Aldrich is a full-time multi-media artist; themes of nature and a love of rich textures are threads in her work.

Known for her whimsical style, Doris Arndt shares her love of bookbinding, jewelry work and other media. 

Kate Boyes is a teaching artist/weaver who has presented workshops in university, public school, and community settings for over 20 years. 

Patricia Edmonds has taught calligraphy and book arts to people of all ages. She has taught at the International Calligraphy conferences.

Heather Fortner, a Gyotaku and Nature Print artist, utilizes a 30-inch etching press to create mono-printed images. 

Sandra Frick is a studio artist and teacher with degrees in art and ceramics. 

Sarah Gayle creates “up cycled” products by making something old into something new using clothing, neckties or paper. 

Cynthia Griffin, a graphic artist for 18 years, has a passion for ink, paper, calligraphy, bookbinding and 3D art.

Dolores Guffey is one of the founding members of the North Redwoods Book Arts Guild has been actively involved with book arts since 1995. 

Nancy Holley has been a bookmaker for 15 years, gradually deepening her addiction to bookmaking and all art processes. 

Amanda Puetz has been exploring book arts and bookbinding since 2002. She is an active member in the Emerald Book Arts Group. 

Moe Snyder is a 2007 graduate of Oregon College of Art and Craft in Portland, with a BFA in Book Arts and Drawing. Her books, boxes and drawings can be seen in private collections. 

Read more about:

Newport Paper Arts Festival: F1 – "Gyotaku"
Newport Paper Arts Festival: F2 – "Pulp Friction: Paper Casting"
Newport Paper Arts Festival: F3 – "Exploring the Stars
Newport Paper Arts Festival: F4 – "Mighty Mini Metal Journal"
Newport Paper Arts Festival: F5 – "Handprinted Botanical Journal"
Newport Paper Arts Festival: S1 – "Complex Surfaces"
Newport Paper Arts Festival: S2 – "Sew It on Cords"
Newport Paper Arts Festival: S3 – "Tube Bindings"
Newport Paper Arts Festival: S4 – "Upcycled Aluminum Cans"
Newport Paper Arts Festival: S5 – "All the Angles"
Newport Paper Arts Festival: Su1 – "Papermaking with Inclusions"
Newport Paper Arts Festival: Su2 – "Japanese Portfolio Boxes"
Newport Paper Arts Festival: Su3 – "Little Books in Little Boxes"
Newport Paper Arts Festival: Su4 – "Tie-Cycling"
Newport Paper Arts Festival: Su5 – "Wax-A-Doodle"
Newport Paper Arts Festival: Su6 – "Nature Monoprinting with Press"