ASA Update September 2, 2019

The subject for Guided Open Studio this Thursday, September 5th from 1:00 to 4:00 PM will be Apples, of any color.  Arlon Gilliland will offer guidance and help with techniques as well as lots of photo references.  There is never a fee, but donations are appreciated.  Please plan on bringing in your own supplies.


Friday, September 13th, the Chessman Gallery inside the Lincoln City Cultural Center presents, “Vulnerable Predators” by Tara pierce, Will Schweinfurth, Samm Newton and Carissa Smith-Burkett.  The opening reception will be from 5 to 7 pm.  The show will run through October 7th.  This is an Art exhibit with a vital purpose of opening dialogue about the importance of APEX predators. It is the second in the Cultural Center’s ecology series.




Call to Artists

The deadline for submitting your art proposal for the Mario Pastega House Expansion in Corvallis is almost upon us.  You have until September 30th to submit your artist proposal.  The Guidelines and the Artwork Proposal Application are attached to this email.  Don’t wait any longer to submit the proposal for your artwork to be considered.

 If you have any questions please contact:

Sara Krainik
ArtsCare Program Coordinator
Samaritan Health Services

MPH_Art_Guidelines (1) click on the link to the left to display the Guidelines.


There is still room available in some of our classes.  Don’t wait and miss your chance  to attend the workshop of your choice!  Click on the title below to be taken to the web page and an opportunity to enroll.


  • Guided Open Studio – 09/05/2019 – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Mosaic Open Studio – 09/06/2019 – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Summer Reception at Cascade Sotheby’s (1831 SW Hwy 101 by J’s Fish and Chips) for local artists Nora Sherwood and Katia Kyte – 9/06/2019 – 5:00 pm
  • Guided Open Studio – 09/12/2019 – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Mosaic Open Studio – 09/13/2019 – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Vulnerable Predators art reception – 09/13/2019 – 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Chessman Gallery LC Cultural Center
  • ASA Board Meeting – 09/19/2019 – 10:00 am – 11:30 am
  • Guided Open Studio – 09/19/2019 – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Mosaic Open Studio – 09/20/2019 – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Mosaic Guild Meetings – 09/20/2019 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm