1000 Duane St.
HOURS: fri-sat 12-4pm.
Second Saturday Art Walk 12-8pm.
Simone Fischer: Offal. Using a wayward photographic archive and objects gleaned from her native Portland, OR, Fischer speaks to the subconscious of a landscape marred by the weight of industry, exploitation, urban renewal and void of working-class American culture. Rendering imagery through rust and oxidation, the emotional gravity of a complex, generational experience connects the poetic nature of iron in blood, bodies and metal.
Astoria’s Handmade Holidays. Makers from the Lower Columbia Pacific Region take over the gallery to celebrate local creatives.
Jan 8-Feb 5
Kristen Nekovar: Mess& Minutiae AVA artist-in-residence shares intricately detailed stories, plucked from life and rendered through paint. Personal reflections of mental health, addiction and being human.
AVA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, visit astoriavisualarts.org.
Astoria Visual Arts (AVA) places the arts at the center of a changing rural community and economy by supporting artists, encouraging artistic opportunity and diversity, and serving as an artistic hub of cooperation, education and information-sharing.
The AVA Center for the Arts presents artwork by new and emerging artists as well as established artists who create work outside the mainstream. Fiber arts, experimental and conceptual art, music, spoken word, multimedia and performance art events mingled with the visual arts.