statewide exhibitions and competitions from coast to coast. She has exhibited in over 45 solo exhibitions including shows in Rome, Italy, Lyon, France and Copenhagen, Denmark. Among many awards, she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Watercolor USA Honor Society. Her works are found in over 1100 public, private and corporate collections. Katherine Chang Liu’s own paintings are also on display at the Museum in the Mabel Hansen Gallery. Her two-person exhibition Palimpsest with artist Eileen Senner runs consecutively with Expressions West.


Coos Art Museum has been a cultural focal point of Oregon’s scenic Southern Coast since 1966. It occupies the historic 1936 Art Deco US Federal Building in downtown Coos Bay. The Museum offers a wide range of arts activities including exhibitions, art classes and lectures. Hours are 10:00am to 4:00pm, Tuesday through Friday and 1:00 to 4:00 pm on Saturday. Museum admission: $5 general, $2 students, veterans and seniors, free to Museum members.