The Seaside First Saturday Art Walk takes place Feb. 6, from 5 to 7 p.m. at galleries located in the historic Gilbert District of downtown Seaside. The Art Walk is celebrating its 12th year.
Seaside Yoga, 609 Broadway, opens the cultural arts season with a debut show featuring two talented Northwest artists,. Kristin Tschannen, owner. Oregonian artist Drea Frost works in interdisciplinary photography, painting, fiber arts and sculpture. Her art explores nature, sublime, geometric patterns, human condition and relationships. Frost has exhibited at Hoffman Gallery and Oregon College of Art and Craft.
Beach Books, 616 Broadway features the entire the Green Cab Artist Collective, a working artist group located in Washington County that was created with the goal of encouraging and inspiring one another, sharing artist techniques and information about the business side of art, and sharing work with the public. The “Cabbies” are a synergistic alliance of artists, working in diverse mediums. The February show includes work from artists Anne E. Brown, Penny Forrest, Lisa Griffen, Jeffery J. Hall, Kathryn Jtineant, Christine Martell, Helvi Smith, Bruce Ulrich, Jim Zaleski and Elina Zerbergs.
T. Anjuli’s Salon & Gallery, 7 North Holladay Drive, features contemporary poster art work by gallery artist, gallery owner and Seaside philosopher Billy Lutz, who has painted in themes for 30 years, developing a philosophy of collectivism premised on the requirements of individual motive and paradox.
Seaside Coffee House, 3 N. Holladay Drive, features art by Morgan Stoller, whose pen-and ink work is demonstrated through dramatic, subtle contrasts of light and shadows, as well as certain posters and stickers by artist Billy Lutz.
Participating restaurants include Nonni’s Bistro, 831 Broadway St.; McKeown’s, 1 S. Holladay Drive, Seaside; Three Little Bird’s Bakery, 8 N. Holladay Dr,; Seaside Tora Sushi, 619 Broadway; Seaside Nonni’s Bistro, 831 Broadway, Seaside; and McKeown’s, 1 S. Holladay Drive. Courtesy parking for the Gilbert block is available on the corner of Holladay and Oceanway.