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2/22/2017

Our PBAA featured artist for March is versatile member Maryjane Carlson—potter, woodworker and occasional two-dimensional artist. And as many know, Maryjane is also member and instructor of our hand-building pottery group, The Mudslingers.”

But pottery is far from the e...

1/24/2017

Buzz Stewart, our featured artist for February, has been a member and a regular at Life Drawing since PBAA’s earliest days. (Buzz evolved from “Berz”—the way his little brother pronounced Bruce, his real name.)

Another interesting tidbit: Buzz didn’t become interested i...

1/21/2017

"I thought being an artist sounded so fascinating and I always wanted to be an artist" shared Mary.  As a young child, every time the art teacher came to her school  she put more of Mary's pictures on the wall than anyone else.  So Mary thought that she must be pretty...

12/23/2016

Our PBAA featured artist for January is Laurie Calef, someone who loves to produce realistic landscape, wild flower and macro photography.

Though born in Massachusetts, Laurie considers herself  “a west coaster,” as she
moved with her family to Red Bluff, California when...

11/27/2016

Our featured artist for December is oil painter and longtime PBAA member Kathy Huxley, someone who can be seen nearly every week at Tuesday Painters, the day-long open painting session that’s one of PBAA’s most popular classroom activities.

Kathy reports that her love f...

10/28/2016

Our featured artist for November, Sun Levine, says that she is someone who “moved around quite a bit.” For example, she was born and lived in Seoul, Korea until she was 12; spent four years in Argentina and Paraguay; was based in New York until she finished college; th...

10/1/2016

Our featured artist for October is Robert Lortscher, Master of Fine Arts and art educator who regularly uses small sketchbooks (as well as large murals) as a form of performance art.

Robert, who has lived in the area north of Gold Beach since 2000, developed his surreal...

Chetco Photography Association (CPA), is a group of like-minded people who gather together to share their love of photography. The club consists of members from beginner to professional that meet on a regular basis to share their work and knowledge of photography. The...

9/4/2016

Our featured artist for September is Allen Smith, an abstract painter and art instructor from the Rogue Valley, who has earned both Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Teaching Arts degrees.

In addition, Smith was Artist in residence at Contem-porary Artists Center Wood...

8/5/2016

The PBAA General Membership Meeting is Thursday, August 11th from 11:00 to Noon at Manley Art Center - 433 Oak Street in Brookings. Guests are welcome to attend. Please bring something to share for the potluck after the meeting.

Following at 12:30 pm is a demo by...

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