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5/4/2018

   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...

4/3/2018

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,...

2/25/2018

   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...

1/29/2018

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...

1/10/2018

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....

11/30/2017

At PBAA/Manley Art Center for December, we’re featuring another versatile multi-media artist: Eva Marie Tanner-Klaas.

In describing her art history Eva Marie says, “I began my art studies working in stone and clay as a student and teacher’s assistant for Jack Richardson...

10/30/2017

Well-traveled photographer, potter and pen-and-ink artist Michelle Chegus is our PBAA featured artist

for November.

As a child growing up in Diablo, California, Michelle spent lots of time swimming, riding her horse, playing tennis, water skiing, and snow skiing. She als...

10/17/2017

Karen Vogl discussing her display at Manley Art Center in October 2017.
Photo by Ann Ostrowski.

 

PBAA featured guest artist for October is Karen Vogl, someone who has the ability to turn just about anything into art. “Assemblage is creating art from things that are alr...

8/28/2017

Our PBAA featured artist for September is local outdoorsman and watercolorist Ray Benner. Though Ray was born and went to school in Inglewood, California, he spent his summers working 
on Klamath River boat docks and guiding fishing trips starting at the age of 16...

7/30/2017


Our PBAA featured artist for August is Heidi Jenkin, a long-time member of the Chetco 
Photographer's Association.


On her way to Brookings and photography, Heidi, who attended CalState Fullerton, had a multi-faceted career. Her employment history includes working at a...

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