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Guin Art Collection

The Guin Library has an extensive art collection purchased through gifts. The building was funded by federal grants rather than state monies so there was no mandates 1% for Art in the budget. Nevertheless, generous supporters raised funds for the library furnishings and equipment with funds left over for art. The first pieces were purchased through a juried process in 1990. These include Frank Boyden's marvelous ceramic platter with the chinook salmon head in the Library's entry. Other pieces have been donated over the years inlcuding the installation created and donated by Jackie Niemi in the Seminar Room hallway.

Title

Medium

Artist

Date

Entrance



Chinook Plate

Wood fired stoneware and porcelain

Frank Boyden (Otis, OR)

1989

Maple Seed Bench

Concrete and Alaska yellow cedar

Anne Storrs (Portland, OR)

1994

Seminar Room, entry & Lounge




Oregon Harvester

Oil

Mary Cernyar (Newport, OR)

2002

Bycatch

Wood, twine

Jackie Niemi (South Bearch, OR)

[1997?]

(Stream)

Acrylic

Jay Cruson (Eugene, OR)

[1990

Ling Cod

Print

Diane O'Leary (Newport, OR)

2010

Rockfish

Print

Diane O'Leary (Newport, OR)

2010

Circulation Desk Area




(Plate)

Wood fired stoneware

Kurt Weiser (MT)

[1990]

Mad River

Walnut

Martha Hawkes (Siletz, OR)

[1993]

Tuna Hunter

Pastel

Mary Cernyar (Newport, OR)

2003

Koi

Watercolor  on silk

unknown


Cranes

Wood Carving

Jean Baptiste Sebukangaga (Butare, Rwanda)

 [1989]

Reference & Reading Areas




Barry Fisher

Watercolor

Marion Moir (Newport, OR)

2002

Night Blooms

Drawing

Robert Cowgill (Siletz, OR)

1991

Boat

Wood & nails

Rick Bartow (South Beach, OR)

[1998]

Seascape

Oil

John Rock (Corvallis, OR)


Sailing Edge of the Moon

Salmon skin * wood

Jackie Niemi (South Bearch, OR)

(1995?)

Fisher Room




The Norwind

Watercolor Print

Tom Hannen (Astoria, OR)

[1992]

Red Chimneys

Acrylic

Annelis Schiebel (Astoria, OR))

[1992]

Wood Wave Chart of Marshall Island atoll

Bamboo, shells & thread

Unknown

[1970?]

Stacks




Untitled

Oil

Drake Deknatel (Seattle, WA)


Fish Market

Monoprint

Cristine Rutledge (Seal Rock, OR)

1990

Winter Light III

Watercolor

Jack Wennstrom (Newport, OR)

[1993]

Sea Creatures

Batik on silk

Marion Beck (Halibut Cove, AK)

1987

L.A. Dunton

Color lithograph

John Mecray

1996

Raven and Salmon Woman

Color lithograph

David Boxley

[1996?]

Fossil Beds

Watercolor

Jack Wennstrom (Newport, OR)

[1992]

Down to the Sea

Serigraph

Elton Bennett


Fish

Wood & metal

Rick Bartow (South Beach, OR)


Crow Totem

Wood & metal

Rick Bartow (South Beach, OR)


Dance of the Jelly Fish

Pastel

Jacqueline Hewitt (Newport, OR)

2007

Librarian's Office




Self Portrait with Red Nose

Oil

Rick Bartow (South Beach, OR)

1989

Crow/Salmon Print

Lithograph

Frank Boyden (Otis, OR)


Untitled

Monoprint

Margot Thompson (Portland, OR)


Fluke

Photograph



Portland Avenue

Lithograph

Lisa Jones

1982

Tree

Mahogany

Roy Setziol (Sheridan, OR)


Work Room




Rooster

Woodcut

Tom Hardy (Portland, OR)