The Art Center "houses" a very active group of artisans including painters, potters, carvers, quilters and musicians. The CVAA art center offers classes of all kinds and has regular exhibits at the center and participation in regional shows throughout the Northwest. The CVAA has artists that are recognized locally and through membership in national art associations. The art center has many activities for the community that include a Carvers publication, regular events, plus original items on display for sale to the public. With a membership of 150, this association represents a "slice" of our community. There is always an open invitation for anyone interested to be a guest at our meetings. Our meetings are held on the 1st Wednesday of every month.
COQUILLE VALLEY ARTS ASSOCIATION,
(541) 396-6031 (541) 396-3294 (541) 756-2315.
HC 83, Box 625, Coquille, OR 97423, 1.5 miles south of Coquille on Hwy. 42.
Events at CVAA
The Cranberry festival was in September in Bandon. Our Members were well represented with entries into the Art Judging.
The Mindpower Gallery in Reedsport had its 10th Anniversary show featuring a "Reunion of '99 Artists" from Saturday September 25th to October 22nd. Several CVAA members were included in this show.
The Art Center was featured the Coos County Fair winners for the month of October. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place pieces (with ribbons) were on display in September. This included Painters, Potters, Quilters and Woodcarvers.
The 2nd annual Art Auction was scheduled for November 13, at the Sawdust Theater. Donation of art by our members helped to support our local civic theater during the Sawdust theaters annual fundraiser.
The Pony Village Members Only Show was held in October
ART CENTER CLASSES
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Painting Classes - All Mediums
Beginning level -
All Levels -
Studio potters - Intermediate Level, No Instruction
Club Carving open to all interested carvers
Carving class. All Levels
Jo Deb's Pickin' & Grinnin' Band
Practice Most Friday Evenings. Call for times
Painting, All Mediums, Home School Youths Welcomed
Pottery Classes for youth groups by appointment
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