PSG signature member Paul Daneker has had two works juried into the 22nd Annual Coos Maritime Art Exhibition at the Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon. The Exhibition is the West Coast American Society of Marine Artists show for the year and runs July 11 - September 26, 2015,
The works, both oil on canvas, are premiering at the exhibition and are:
"Olympic Farewell," c. 2015, is 24 x 36 inches and depicts the imminent early morning departure of a steel hulled barque from Commencement Bay in Tacoma circa 1890. Also featured in the piece are two of the Northwest's 19th Century maritime icons, the distant schooner Wawona riding at anchor, and the old wooden steam tug J.E. Boyden, positioning herself for the tow.
"Two Medicine - Open Water," c. 2015, is 11 x 14 inches and presents an early 19th Century trapper paddling across the calm waters of Two Medicine Lake deep in the Glacier region of the Rocky Mountains. This piece was first researched on location in Glacier National Park during a 2013 plein air excursion Paul took alongside other PSG members Ned Mueller and Dick Smith.
The exhibition will kick off July 11 featuring a participating artists plein air gathering in and around Coos Bay followed by the Grand Opening Maritime dinner and awards ceremony at the Museum. This year's Featured Artist is PSG Signature member Frank Gaffney, and other PSG notables juried into this year's Exhibition include Austin Dwyer, Harold Johnson, Steven Hu and Charles Fawcett.