The public is invited to attend an opening reception at the VAC on December 3rd from 1pm-3pm. Light refreshments will be served, and attendees are encouraged to cast their vote for the sought-after “People’s Choice Award”. Voting will continue throughout the exhibition dates. (Last year’s winner of this honor was Sarah Heimlich, for her beautiful collage piece entitled “Raven”.)
Oregon Coast Council for the Arts’ annual community art exhibition – The PushPin Show – returns to the Runyan Gallery at Newport Visual Arts Center December 3rd, 2023 – January 12th, 2024. This event marks the 33rd anniversary of the community-based show, which has been expanded to include not only work hung on gallery walls, but also small three-dimensional pieces on pedestals.
The PushPin Show recognizes creative talent throughout Lincoln County and brings together the resources of Oregon Coast Council for the Arts, the VAC, the diverse talents of local visual and literary artists, and the public — to celebrate and support local art. Artists of all ages and experience levels are encouraged to participate, including beginners, emerging visual artists, established professionals,craftspersons, poets and literary artists, and hobbyists.