Throughout CAM: October 12 – November 24, 2012
OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION Friday, October 12, 2012 – 5:00pm – 7:00pm
CAM Biennial 2012 : An Exhibition of Recent Works by Oregon Artists
Continuing the tradition of supporting contemporary Oregon artists, Coos Art Museum opens its galleries to new works by artists from around the state. The CAM Biennial provides Oregon artists an opportunity to exhibit their works within an art museum setting without the extensive jurying process. The artworks exhibited in the CAM Biennial range from paintings to photography, ceramics to glass, textiles to metals and more.
FIRST PLACE: Honor, Watercolor by Sharon Wise
SECOND PLACE: Who, Acrylic by Jessica Elam
THIRD PLACE: Fall Garden, Oil by David Castleberry
Honorable Mention: Sunset Lake, Pastel by Patricia J. Clink
Honorable Mention: Back from the Brink, Wood by Dale Karstetter
Honorable Mention: Late for Lunch, Wood by Dale Karstetter
Honorable Mention: Pink Rhodys, Oil by William Seldon
Entry of Merit: Evergreens Against Shimmering Moon, Acrylic by Jessica Elam
Entry of Merit: Sedona Song, Watercolor by Jean Kyle
Entry of Merit: Abandoned Street, Photography by Miranda Roland
CAM Biennial Peoples’ Choice Award
Voting for the People’s Choice Award will take place throughout the CAM Biennial exhibition. CAM will award the artist receiving the most votes a solo exhibition in 2013.
Saturday, October 6, 2012 5:00pm – 8:00pm Coos Art Museum’s annual fundraiser will be a delightful evening of socializing, featuring a catered buffet dinner by Benetti’s Italian Restaurant, assorted fine wines, and beautiful art. Festivities take place on the Museum’s main floor and are highlighted by a silent auction of fine art. A wide variety of other quality goods and services donated by generous local businesses will also be available for your bid. This will be a wonderful opportunity to acquire original works by some of the finest artists of the South Oregon Coast, while supporting the effort of the Museum. For ticket information, call (541) 267-3901.