Friday, May 15, 2015

Astoria Overnighter

Thursday and Friday June 11-12

Make your own reservation for Thursday June 11 at
Comfort Suites Columbia River

3420 Leif Erickson Dr
Astoria, OR

Ask for Oregon society of artists rate

Single/Double Occupancy $158 total

(503) 325-2000

Thursday-June 11

830am- Meet at OSA
9 am Leave OSA

1030am- Paint at Jewell Meadows Wildlife viewing area. This is a well developed area designed to view the Roosevelt Elk that often graze in this lush meadow. Park and paint near the picnic tables. Nice mountain meadow with lovely pastoral setting. Bring a picnic lunch. As well as the meadow itself there is a old farmhouse. There are restrooms at this park.

2pm Paint at Lee Wooden County Park. An undeveloped park with no facilities. It is a mere 5 minute drive from the Jewell meadows. A short walk on a flat, smooth and wide path brings us to a shady picnic table near a cool and mellow creek running between tall trees and rocks. There is a view of Fish hawk falls between the trees.

6 pm Dinner at the Buoy Brew pub Astoria
1 8th St
Astoria, OR 97103

Check in at Comfort Inn

Friday June 12
10 am Paint along the waterfront behind the hotel or close by is Pier 39. This defunct cannery retains a lot of the charm of its original purpose but has been retrofitted for coffee shops and gift shops. There is a small museum and some remaining industry which makes for good painting subjects.

2 pm return to Pdx

Tuition $125 includes 3 demonstrations and individual instruction
$65 for just Thursday June 11th

Contact me for registration and ride sharing.

Steve Kleier / Artist