2016 Exhibition Schedule

Unless otherwise noted exhibition opening events correspond with the first day of an exhibition.

 

February 26 – April 9, 2016
►Biennial Student Art Exhibit
Colorful & creative art works produced by students, preschool through 12th Grade from throughout Coos, Curry and western Douglas counties.
MAGGIE KARL, VAUGHAN, AND PERKINS GALLERIES

February 26 – April 9, 2016
► VISION 2016
Annual art competition for high school students from throughout southern Oregon. Sponsored in part by Southwestern Oregon Community College Foundation.
UNO RICHTER ATRIUM GALLERY and MABEL HANSEN GALLERY

April 22 – June 25, 2016
►Expressions West 2016
This Juried exhibition presents paintings by artists residing in 13 western states.
MAGGIE KARL, VAUGHAN, and PERKINS GALLERIES

April 22 – June 25, 2016
► Leslie Kenneth Price: Garden Conversation
Juror of Expressions West 2016. Leslie Kenneth Price is known for abstract and elegant paintings inspired by nature, Zen Buddhism and jazz music.
MABEL HANSEN GALLERY

April 22 – June 25, 2016
►Jesse Reno: Before Time Began
UNO RICHTER ATRIUM GALLERY
Inspired by primitive art, mythology, and process, self-taught Portland artist Jesse Reno creates large and compelling mixed media paintings

April 18 – October 1, 2016
►Coos Art Museum 50th Anniversary Exhibition
CLARE WEHRLE COMMUNITY GALLERY
Now in its fiftieth, year this exhibition explores the Museum’s past exhibitions, programs, and accomplishments through its publications and historic photographs.

July 9 – September 24, 2016
►23rd Annual Maritime Art Exhibition
MAGGIE KARL and VAUGHAN GALLERIES
Annual juried exhibition of Maritime themed art by artists from around the country.

July 9 – September 24, 2016
►Featured Maritime Artist – William A. Selden
PERKINS GALLERY
William A. Selden is a resident of Coos Bay and a past participant and winner of many awards from Annual Maritime Art Exhibitions.

July 9 – September 24, 2016
► Donna Wright: Retrospective
UNO RICHTER ATRIUM GALLERY
A retrospective of watercolor and collage of by a Coos Bay artist with an over 40 year career as an artist and teacher.

July 9 – September 24, 2016
►Randall Tipton: New Landscapes
MABEL HANSEN GALLERY
Non-traditional landscapes in water-media and oil; the paintings are known for their psychological quality and unusual use of color.

October 14 – December 2, 2016
► CAM Biennial
ENTIRE MUSEUM
Biennial Non-Juried Exhibition of Oregon Artists. The CAM Biennial provides Oregon artists an opportunity to exhibit their artwork within an art museum setting without the extensive jurying process.

December 9, 2016 – February 4, 2017
► Permanent Collection
MAGGIE KARL, VAUGHAN, and PERKINS GALLERIES
A sampling from Coos Art Museum’s Permanent Collection of over 580 art works.

December 9, 2016 – February 4, 2017
► Robert Kipniss: Mezzotints
PERKINS GALLERY
Mezzotint prints by the world famous New York artist, most come from the Museum’s own Permanent Collection.

December 9, 2016 – February 11, 2017
► Elena Karina Canavier: Ceramics
UNO RICHTER ATRIUM GALLERY
Elena Canavier is known for her sea-inspired ceramics. While living in Washington, DC she held the positions of Craft Coordinator (1974-78) at the National Endowment for The Arts, and Special Assistant for the Arts to The Office of The Vice President, The White House (1978-80).

December 9, 2016 – February 11, 2017
► Low Tide Landscapes: Photography of the Oregon Coast
MABEL HANSEN GALLERY
Photography of the Oregon Coast by members of the Willamette Valley PhotoArts Guild.

December 9, 2016 – February 11, 2017
► Oregon Chapter of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators: Tide Pools
CLARE WEHRLE COMMUNITY GALLERY
The Guild is a nonprofit organization, founded at the Smithsonian Institution in 1968, of persons employed or genuinely interested in the field of natural science illustration.