In the downstairs Galleries: April 19 – June 29

Expressions West 2019

This juried exhibition presents eighty-one recent works by seventy artists residing in California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington.


FIRST PLACE AWARD Nancy Watterson Scharff, Oakland, OR Eros Acrylic
SECOND PLACE AWARD Claire Duncan, Ashland, OR Uneasy Truce – Broken Truce Acrylic
THIRD PLACE AWARD Stephen Von Mason, Vallejo, CA Museum Visit Oil
HONORABLE MENTION Ruth Armitage, Oregon City, OR Petroglyph Mixed media
HONORABLE MENTION Sarah Hansen, Bend, OR Collecting Time – Floras Lake Mixed media
HONORABLE MENTION Eric Olander, Myrtle Point, OR Millie Powder-coated steel
HONORABLE MENTION Joan Sowada, Gilette, WY Air Fabric
ENTRY OF MERIT Austin Dwyer, Mukilteo, WA Catch Me if You Can Oil
ENTRY OF MERIT Alexandra Eyer, Gold Beach, OR Everything is Just Ducky Watercolor
ENTRY OF MERIT Anna Gitchel, Gold Beach, OR Meet Delilah Acrylic
ENTRY OF MERIT Margaret Prentice, Eugene, OR Heceta Head Beach Oil
ENTRY OF MERIT Sally Schwader, Creswell, OR Wide Open Skies Oil
ENTRY OF MERIT William Selden, Coos Bay, OR Lily Pads and Koi Oil
ENTRY OF MERIT Victoria Tierney, Bandon, OR Party Politics Watercolor
ENTRY OF MERIT Liz Walker, Beaverton, OR Odelisk with Blue Curtain Acrylic / Collage

In the Mabel Hansen Gallery: April 19 – June 29

Learning to Walk in My Own Shadow

Recent works by Eugene, Oregon artist Geoffrey McCormack will be on display. Though he earned his Master’s Degree in sculpture from San Jose State University, McCormack is possibly best known for his work in watercolor. “I’m a studio painter influenced by trompe l’oeil, abstraction and photo realism. Although I don’t adhere to all the cannons of either school, I feel at home with their ideals.” McCormack is the juror of “Expressions West 2019.” He will be presenting a free public discussion about “Expressions” and his own exhibition on Saturday April 20 at 1pm.

In the Uno E Richter Atrium Gallery: April 19 – June 29

Abstract Impressions

Vince Carl is a Rogue River, Oregon painter producing large abstract works. “My paintings develop through layering, utilizing acrylic paints, charcoal, gold leaf, acrylic mediums, pastel and collage, building thickness in the process. My innovative use of squeegees to apply the paint is a technique I have been working with for more than 25 years.”

In the Clare Wehrle Community Gallery: April 19 – June 29

High School Art Club

In 2018 the Museum instituted its High School Art Club, an afterschool program for students from Marshfield and North Bend High Schools. Recent works by club members will be on display.