YRMA to Raffle Painting Donated by Michael Gibbons

Michael Gibbons has donated his exquisite painting, “View from the Bluff” (pictured below), to raise funds for the Yaquina River Museum of Art programs.  YRMA participates in all First Weekend Toledo Art monthly events; facilitates the three-day Labor Day Weekend Art Walk event, and sponsors a guest artist in the School House; mounts art exhibits throughout the year; purchases art from artists working in the Yaquina River watershed for the Permanent Collection; offers free meeting space to non-profits; and supports Volunteers’ service for the Museum.

“View from the Bluff” by Michael Gibbons

View from the Bluff,” a 12″x9″ oil painting in a custom gold wood frame (valued at $3500), was painted on location (en plein air) 3 miles north of Pacific City on the Oregon central coast.  Michael Gibbons, internationally recognized painter who lives and works in Toledo near Newport, has captured the Pacific Ocean surf in a calm moment. The nearby trees included in the painting, as their bent trunks indicate, often are subjected to great winds and storms.  This painting is a glimpse of the pristine beauty of the area shared by the artist on a bright sunny day. Please visit the website of the artist for more information www.michaelgibbons.net.

Win this fabulous view of the Pacific coast for your art collection! Tickets are $10. each or 6 for $50. available at the School House. Your chances are greater by purchasing lots of tickets! Monies received go directly to the Yaquina River Museum of Art programs which benefit the whole community. Thank you for helping and good luck in winning!

*Drawing will be held on St. Patrick’s Day March 17th! You need not be present to win!

More information at the Museum office, (541) 336-1907 or yrmaoffice@qwestoffice.net, or at Gallery Michael Gibbons, (541) 336-2797 or michaelgibbonsart@charter.net.