The Cannon Beach Gallery would like to invite you to our"Figure & Face" Exhibition! This show will highlight portraiture and figurative work by local and regional artists, featured artist Laura Ross Paul. Portland based artist Laura Ross Paul is also a teacher and arts cheerleader. She has been painting professionally for over four decades and has been represented by nine different galleries on the West Coast from Seattle to Laguna Beach. She has exhibited her work throughout the Pacific Northwest and California and New York in such venues as the Portland Art Museum, the Seattle Art Museum, the Tacoma Art Museum, the Arnot Museum (NY), the Palm Springs Art Museum, the Art Gym and Portland Institute of Contemporary Art. Her figurative paintings with mystical and psychologically compelling environments are in private and public collections throughout the United States. During her career, Laura has received an Oregon Arts Commission Individual Arts Fellowship, the Bonnie Bronson Fellowship and the Susan Cooly-Gillion Artist residency. Her work been awarded juror prizes in biennials at the Portland and Tacoma Art Museums as well as the latest West Coast Biennial at the Turtle Bay Museum in Redding California. A Hollywood feature cable TV film, “Spy”, built a character featuring her work, and she’s been honored by multiple writers asking to use her work on the covers of their books.
On View: Feb 17 - March 26, 2023
Artist Reception: Friday, Feb 17 2023 from 4:30 - 6:30PM.
Open Call:This Exhibition is open to all local and regional artists. Deadline to Submit is February 1st, 2023. Artist will know if they have been accepted by Feb 8th, 2023. Drop off date to the Gallery on or before Feb 12th, 2023. The Theme is Figures & Faces. 2-D and 3-D work, all mediums will be accepted.