Northern Oregon Coast. The 4th Street Studio and Gallery in Manzanita is a venue many Portlanders check out when looking for coastal themed art. It has featured the work of talented local and regional artists for over fifteen years. Tom McCallum’s eye-catching fish are popular with collectors; the fish are made of cut glass and copper foil. There are over 50 galleries drawing art lovers to coastal areas. It’s great place to live and work explains owner and weaver, Kathleen Kanas. She showcases her natural fiber basketry alongside paintings, stained glass, ceramics, semi-precious stone beaded jewelry, and mixed-media designs.

Self-taught Kathleen Kanas weaves, coils and twines a large variety of styles.

Self-taught Kathleen Kanas weaves, coils and twines a large variety of styles.

 

Baskets are made from materials gathered in the coastal environment

Baskets are made from materials gathered in the coastal environment

People who venture in find original oil paintings interpreting views of local towns and beaches. Acrylic and watercolor paintings depict gardens, regional wildlife and landscapes.

The gallery has colorful origional items

The gallery has colorful original jewelry as well

A variety of art is on display

A variety of art with coastal imagery is on display

Tom McCallum makes spider webs, beach art and other items in addition to his fish

Glass artist, Tom McCallum makes spider webs, beach scenes and other items in addition to his fish

A listing at the website, 101 Mile by Mile has other listings of art galleries along the Oregon Coast.