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CCC's student art show opens Thursday, May 17

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Clatsop Community College’s annual Student Art Show opens Thursday, May 17, at the Royal Nebeker Gallery, 1799 Lexington Ave., Astoria. It runs through June 8.

An opening reception is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 17th.

This year's reception will be launched with a special dedication of the gallery sign in honor of Royal Nebeker and the naming of the gallery in his memory. Following the dedication, cash prizes and award winners will be announced.

The juror for this year’s show is Sarah Nebeker, who will be attending the dedication and awards presentations, and she will be giving a brief gallery talk.

Sarah Nebeker is a Clatsop County commissioner who initiated creation of the Arts Council of Clatsop County. She is an active advocate for the arts.

Sarah has lived in Gearhart for 47 years where she and her husband, Royal, raised a family, emphasizing the arts and creativity. She was the manager of Royal’s exhibitions and body of work throughout his career as an artist. 

The CCC Art Student Show is an annual juried event that showcases the talents and creativity of the college’s art students and features a range of disciplines, including graphic arts, basic design, drawing, painting, ceramics, photography and printmaking. CCC students who are currently enrolled or have been enrolled in art courses this academic year as well as the previous year are invited to submit up to three pieces of work from each art course they have taken throughout this timeframe. 

The gallery is open Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and weekends by appointment.

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