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Arts Hound

Sniffing out what you shouldn’t miss in the arts this week
Art by Shanna Trumbly
Art by Shanna Trumbly

Oregon Country Fair fans and dream lovers: Meet Shanna Trumbly, the artist who created this year’s OCF poster, at the closing reception of her WOW Hall show, Daydream, 5 to 7 pm Friday, June 28. Trumbly’s acrylic paintings are the stuff of slightly whimsical fantasy, complete with forest animals, flowers and beautiful abstract backgrounds.

 

Cornerstone Glass Teaching Facility, at 2nd and Jackson, is new to the Last Friday ArtWalk, and to celebrate, Kimmo Koskinen will show his Pacific Island Glass exhibit and give a live flameworking demonstration. Attendees can have custom glass pieces made on the spot. 

 

Another part of the Last Friday ArtWalk will delight local urbanophiles. Judi Lamb’s The Faces of New York City is all about humanscapes in the big city’s theater, fashion and meatpacking districts, and the show might just inspire your next vacation. Lamb, of Northwest Exposures Photography, will be in attendance at Territorial Vineyards from 7 to 9 pm.

 

If you’re not already an abstract art fan, change that by checking out The Gallery at the Watershed’s June 11-July 6 exhibit. Robert Canaga and Jenny Gray’s Abstract Delights is full of vibrant to moody colors, stark shapes and fun titles that make sticking that first toe into the abstract exciting.

 

Heading out to Florence? Stop by the Siuslaw Library for a display of 10 UO graduating seniors’ takes on changing technology and classical approaches to photography. The exhibit, July 2-Aug. 2, looks at the inevitable marriage of photographic strategies that artists have explored for centuries and the explosion of techniques in recent times. Artists are Farhad Bahram, Paul Baughman, Valarie Cooley, Jessica Harvey, Kelsey Jacobsen, Bryce Leonard, Katie Newton, Cara Pfund, Katlin Pierce and Matt Williams