Exploring Layers
SAQA Oregon's third juried exhibit, "Exploring Layers," has completed its run at the Chehalem Cultural Center in Newberg, to widespread acclaim, and will now move to the next venue.  It will open on April 18th, 2014, with a gala reception from 5-7pm at the Coos Art Museum in Coos Bay, Oregon.

I Once Saw a Tree by Paulette Landers

The show will run through June 28th.  The Coos Art Museum is located at 235 Anderson Avenue in Coos Bay.  Admission is $5; $2 for students & seniors.  The museum is open Tuesday - Friday 10am - 4pm, and Saturday 1-4pm.  www.coosart.org

Awakenings by Mary Stiewig
Also available at the museum for $8 is the 32-page print catalog of "Exploring Layers".  The catalogs will be available at the Coos Art Museum and other future venues, or contact Georgia French at gfrench@rosenet.net for more information.
The show will travel throughout the state in 2014 until May, 2015. Future venues will be posted when the list is finalized

“Exploring Layers” includes the following artists:
Mary Arnold – Strata
Karen Bates – Layers of Influence
Suzy Bates – Riches to Rags
Catherine Beard – Aspen Lea
Diane Born – Santa Fe Fences: Sculpted by Time, Sand, Sun
Christina Brown – One Who Looks Back
Christina Brown – View from Rowena Crest
Nancy Bryant – Cascade
Gerrie Congdon – Walking with Scooter and Mr. C
Betty Daggett – Food Value
Anne Daughtry – Canyon de Chelley, 1973
Diane English – After the Fire II
Sheila Finzer – You are Unique!
Georgia French – Pathways
Betty Gientke – Polychromatic Pool
Mary Goodson – From Water to Ice
Carol Heist – Fractured Green
Jill Hoddick – South Rim, Grand Canyon
Laura Jaszkowski – Rift Valley
Paulette Landers – Ancient Memories
Paulette Landers – I Once Saw a Tree
Sheryl LeBlanc – The Tools of My Trade
Amanda Miller – Sahalie Falls
Amanda Miller – Sumer Harvest
Sara Miller – Swept Away
Sidnee Snell – Rivets 2
Sidnee Snell – Sliced not Diced
Mary Stiewig – Awakenings
Naomi Weidner – Bowl of Oranges
Jean Wells – Rejuvenation