940x420-biennial2016OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 14, 2016 – 5pm-7pm
Throughout CAM: October 14 – December 2, 2016

CAM BIENNIAL 2016: 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.

Take a TOUR of our Exhibition

WINNERS (Click title to view)
1st Place Award: Jean Kyle – Coos Bay, OR – Into the Woods/Watercolor
1st Place Award: Sunny Kudo – Bandon, OR – Reef Rascals/Painted Gourd
2nd Place Award: Marcella R. Weaver – Eugene,OR – Yellow Tomatoes/Oil
3rd Place Award: Lynne Margulies Osgood – South Beach, OR – Gerberas/Oil
Honorable Mention: Kevin Audett – North Bend, OR – Colorful Night/Oil
Honorable Mention: Dale Karstetter – North Bend, OR – Stretch/Maple burl,Tupelo
Honorable Mention: Tod C. Steele – Gold Beach, OR – Frida Cowlo II/Acrylic
Honorable Mention: Wes Whitman – Coquille, OR – Summer Retreat/Watercolor

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 2016.

Fall Fling for the Arts

Friday, September 30, 2016 6pm-8pm and Saturday, October 1, 2016 5pm-9pm
Two evenings of events on the theme “Land and Sea.” Friday’s event includes a performance by Oregon Coast Children’s Theatre, and students from Dance Umbrella. This family oriented event also includes a yummy cupcake bar. On Saturday guests will be treated to a two-part ballet performance by Dance Umbrella and following the theme of “Land and Sea.” Food consists of a four course meal catered by Benetti’s Italian Restaurant. Seating will be by table purchased in advance. The evening also offers an opportunity to acquire original art from the Museum’s Rental Sales Gallery. The “Fall Fling Fundraiser” is a great way to become acquainted with and support the Coos Art Museum.

For ticket information, please call 541.267.3901.