“Thanks Be to the Sea” exhibit and Gyotaku workshop

Duncan Berry, artist and naturalist, will be leading a Gyotaku workshop on Jan. 11 where attendees will learn to make Japanese fish prints and take artworks home after they create them over the course of two hours. (Courtesy photo)

All are invited to come to the Lincoln City Cultural Center on Friday, Jan. 10 for the artist reception of the traveling art and science exhibit, “Thanks Be to the Sea,” which will be shown in the Chessman Gallery until Feb. 10.

Hors d’oeuvres and wine will be served starting at 5 p.m. During the opening there will be a special reading and slide show in the auditorium by artist, naturalist and co-organizer of the Cascade Head Biosphere Reserve, Duncan Berry. The presentation begins at 6:30 p.m.

The next day, Saturday, Jan. 11, there will be a hands-on workshop offering the same Gyotaku — Japanese fish printing — technique featured in the show. This two-hour class runs from 10 a.m. to noon. No experience is needed.

The Lincoln City Cultural Center is located at 540 NE Hwy 101 in Lincoln City.

Tickets for the Gyotaku Workshop are on sale now — tickets for students and those under 17 are $25, adults are $50. Tickets include the cost of all class materials. Limited space is available. To register, visit CascadeHead.org.

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