Due to her dad’s Navy career, Christine Sevier moved around a lot—New Jersey, Illinois, Alabama, Minnesota, Michigan—then ended up in high school
in California after her family moved there in 1976.
Her art, though, started even earlier. “First thing I painted was hand...


   Artist Angela Farnham, our PBAA featured artist for February, creates one-of-a-kind mosaic art based on reduce, reuse, recreate. Or as Angela says, “In a waste-driven society, I like to give throw-away items a new life—bolts and nails, bottle caps, broken dishes, b...


   The featured artists for September at the Manley Art Gallery are 30
members of the Columbia Fiber Arts Guild, a group made up of fiber artists
from Oregon and Southwest Washington.
   According to their website, the purpose of the Columbia Fiber Arts Guild is...


Sharon Guy—the art of female fortitude

   Our PBAA featured artist for August is Sharon Guy, the member who also serves as our coordinator of gallery exhibits. 


   Though Sharon grew up in Southern California, she took her first painting class in Carson...


   Like a lot of artists, I started young. I remember drawing profiles of a friend and classmate when we were in kindergarten. And, when I was in first or second grade, my large color drawing of a palomino was displayed in the school hallway.

   When I got to high...


   This month, Mudslingers—a group of our artists who look forward to regularly getting their hands dirty—is our PBAA featured artist.
   The group meets for ceramic work in the classroom on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11:00
a.m. to 5:00 p.m. And for the th...


Dave Howell—impressions of a wide, wide world

   For April, our featured artist is Dave Howell, someone who grew up in Southern California, but then went on to travel and paint the world. And, yes, there were many stops along the way.

   Dave describes it this way,...


   Our PBAA featured artist for March is Lee Beising, someone who went from painting to photography and back to painting—especially animals and people.

   "The first drawings I remember doing as a very young child, were of people or animals. I don’t remember ever d...


This month, CPA is our PBAA featured artist. No, Manley Art Center hasn’t been taken over by a group of accountants. CPA stands for Chetco Photography Association, which meets in the classroom each first and third Friday at 10:00 a.m.

                According to member...


Our PBAA featured artist for January is Brian Childers, a wood turner who was born and raised in Woodland, California. 

Commenting on his early life, Brian says, “I briefly escaped for various attempts at higher education and a few years of seasoning on the road....

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