Pacific Northwest artists usher in Oregon Spring Break at the 49th annual Yachats Original Arts and Crafts Fair this weekend. This Yachats fair features quality arts and crafts produced by more than 70 regional artists and crafters. Media include paintings and prints, furniture, jewelry, woodwork, art glass, stained glass, pottery, mixed media, sculptures, woven textiles, art quilts, carvings, fine art photography, specialty foods and drink, bath products, candles, leatherwork, upcycled arts and crafts, garden art, paper arts, clothing, handcrafted toys, and more. The fair takes place both Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm at the Yachats Commons, 441 Hwy 101. Admission is free.
Some featured artists:
Catherine Hingson paints bold, colorful, impressionistic Northwest landscapes. She has been chosen for this year’s Art on the Edge Studio Tour in Lincoln City.
Janette Square is an internationally recognized intarsia artist who uses the natural color and grain of wood to create colorful and realistic pieces based on nature. She contributes regularly to International Scroll Saw Magazine, and Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts.
Andrea Pellicani handcrafts custom rings, necklaces, and earrings using “luscious reclaimed silver and gold…and fair mined gems from small artisan mines in America” to make “gifts you can feel good about giving.” Her work is represented in Harvard University’s Project Zero, Artful Thinking.
Robert Bass is a sculptor who works with non-ferrous metals creating hand forged free standing and wall hanging sculptures of aquatic themes – sharks, jellyfish, salmon, and schooling fish, as well as large windblown coastal trees.
Georgia Williams creates art quilted wall hangings using a variety of mediums all starting with fabric. She embellishes the fabric with thread, fabric paints, and inks or dye.
This fair is sponsored by the Yachats Area Chamber of Commerce. For more information, please visit the events page at yachats.org.