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Brookings, OR 97415
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Saturday, May 14, 2022, 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM
Brookings, OR  97415

(541) 469-1807
Registration is not Required
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Art Walk returns to 3 hours, expands to 7 venues


Beginning with the May 14 Second Saturday Art Walk, the monthly event will return to being scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. with more scheduled events being planned and venues returning.

This month there are three special events scheduled — a short story reading and two artist interviews — along with a grand opening and a show of children’s art.

Forecastle Books is returning to the Art Walk after an absence of more than a year. The store will be celebrating its grand opening at its new location at 553 Chetco Ave, two buildings north of its previous location.

The featured artist is Matte Hanna, a landscape photographer and filmmaker living on the Oregon Coast. His show titled “Into the Mystic” is inspired by nature, natural beauty, mood, music, writing, daydreaming, color and composition. He will be present to discuss his work and answer questions.

Hanna studied fine art at State University New York, New Paltz before transferring to University of Oregon earning a degree in film and animation. He currently writes and shoots for several publications. Recently his photograph “Super Flower Blood Moon Eclipse,” took second place in Digital Photo Magazine’s “Best Shot 2021”

Music will be provided by Randy Pearson. Champagne and coffee will be provided. For more information, call 541-813-2665.

Semi Aquatic Gallery at 654 Chetco Ave. is showing art created by Ria Shannon's fourth grade class at Kalmiopsis Elementary School. Her students created paintings based on the works of notable artists. Several students will be on hand to talk about their pieces and what they learned. Music will be provided by DJ Blake Reynolds. Refreshments will be served. 

Brookings artist, musician and teacher Billie Ruth Furuichi is showing her work at Kim’s Garden Party, 301 Oak St. She will be on hand to talk about her silk-painting creations. At 4 p.m. there will be a reading of an original short story by Linn Jaster.

Furuichi hosts an original bilingual music and storytelling podcast at In her teens, she sang the folk music circuit throughout Colorado, swinging into jazz in Mexico City.  In 1986, Billie Ruth learned traditional silk painting techniques from her aunt Ruth while living in Hawaii, and her style has grown to encompass spiritual practices using her trademarked Transformation Wheel and the 7-D Process.

A graduate of University of California, Santa Cruz in English and Spanish literature, she has taught high school, middle school and college level classes since 1976 until her recent retirement. A published author, her new poetry collection will soon to be available.

Music is to be announced. Refreshments will be served. For more information visit the Kim's Garden Party page on Facebook, or call 541-412-7273 and leave a message for a call back.

Pelican Bay Arts Association announces the opening reception for the May Art Exhibit from 3 to 5 p.m. at Manley Art Center, 433 Oak St. The exhibit, on display through June 4, features artist Garrett J. Smith’s photography and glass pieces.

Smith’s involvement with photography started in the Cascade Mountains near Glide in the 1960s. With a brownie camera around his neck and an oversized backpack during his monthly Boy Scout camping trips. Just over 20 years ago, he stumbled upon glassblowing. He began his journey with glass in the forest of Bainbridge Island, Washington, in 2001. By 2006, he was apprenticing with Saul Alcaraz at Santa Barbara Art Glass nearly every free moment of his weekends.

Smith will be interviewed about his work and life at 3:30 p.m. at the center. Music will be performed by John Marshall. Refreshments will be served. For information about the association and activities at the center, visit or call 541-469-1807.

Woodturner Brian Childers is the artist of the month at Brian Scott Gallery, 515 Chetco Ave. The gallery is featuring a series of his wall and table sculptures, including some interactive pieces with movable parts. His turned wooden bowls are on display on the main floor. Music will be performed by Lon Goddard. Refreshments will be served.

The gallery offers three floors of art displays of several artist and includes Signatures, a gallery within the gallery, on the main floor. For more information about the galleries, visit or call 541-412-8687.

Down the hill, Ambiance by the Sea features the watercolor seascapes and greeting cards by Jenny Rosa. Live ukulele music will be performed and refreshments will be served. Ambiance by the Sea is at 530 Hemlock St.

Whimsical Griffin shows the paintings of Lorrie Brooks, 8-bit tile art by Dave Christie, also known as “The Working Mouse,” and celebrity portraiture by shop owner Vincent Chiantelli. The shop, at 615 Chetco Ave., offers science-fiction fantasy art and gifts. For information about Whimsical Griffin, visit

The Manley Art Center holds a reception for each guest artist on the second Saturday of the month from 3-5pm. During most months, a combination of venues in the downtown Brookings area unites local artists and craftsmen by holding open houses at their locations. The event is then called the Second Saturday Art Walk. This is a great way to experience the local art scene. Admission is free. For information regarding our current shows check out our gallery.
Manley Art Center
433 Oak Street
Brookings, OR 97415
☎(541) 469-1807
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