The Palette Puddlers annual Labor Day weekend art show and sale will be held at the Cannon Beach Chamber of Commerce, 207 N. Spruce St. Admission and refreshments are free. Participating artists will provide both morning and afternoon demonstrations of their particular styles throughout the weekend. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 4-6, and Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This year, the Palette Puddlers created their fourth art calendar highlighting the artwork group members. Each month of the year features a painting in the artistic style of one of the 13 artist members. Calendars cost $20 and there is a limited supply. Starting Sept. 1, the calendars can also be ordered from the PP’s

Members Louise Birkenfeld, Susan Bish, Betty Brower, Sheila Brown, Patricia Button, Judith Fredrikson, Jo Pomeroy-Crockett, Jeannette Gran-Davis, Mary Ann Gantenbein, Ireta Sitts Graube, Debbie Janssen, Suzanne King and Ellen Zimet all contributed to the calendar. Along with Susan Thomas will be showing and selling original works of art in a variety of media, including watercolor, lino-block prints, acrylics, mixed media, oils, and pastels.

The Palette Puddlers are a group of professional women artists, many of whom have painted together for many years. Every Monday, rain or shine, they paint in Cannon Beach. Three times a year, over Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends and at the Stormy Weather Arts Festival in November, they create an art gallery at the Visitor’s Center to share and sell their original art works. Many of these artists show their paintings and artwork in other venues in the Northwest. Their works can be found in homes throughout the state, as well as nationally and internationally.

The Palette Puddlers show their work at the Cannon Beach Gallery and at


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