Call to artists for Boardwalk Art Show

BANDON — Calling artists to the 15th annual Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show. Join the most accessible art show on the Oregon coast, on display all summer long on the picture-perfect boardwalk in Old Town Bandon.

Submissions are due May 19, at noon  at the Port of Bandon office.

Varied media and styles are welcome.

The show begins Memorial Day weekend and continues through the second week in September.

Art boards and entry forms are available in Bandon at the Port of Bandon office, 390 1st St. SW; and Art by the Sea Gallery, 125 Chicago Ave. SE.

A $10 entry fee covers the cost of art boards and prizes. Scholarship boards are available: inquire at the Port of Bandon.

Participating artists are eligible for cash prizes in judges and people’s choice categories, plus an encore winter exhibit at the Bandon Professional Center.

The show is sponsored by the Port of Bandon with the Bandon Professional Center.

Contact port staff for more information, 541-347-3206, or visit

The 2017 Port of Bandon Art Show, “Blossoms, Butterflies and Bees,” celebrates native plants and the pollinators that help them grow. The show is on display Saturday, May 27, through Sunday, September 10.

Grab a free ballot, stroll the boardwalk, and nominate your favorite artworks: People’s Choice ballots are available at Bandon Bait and Tackle, 110 1st St SE, Bandon. Voting closes Wednesday, September 6.