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Art on Exhibit

Weaving Maritime Ropes:

Transforming Retired Fishing Material into Art

June 7 - August 4, 2024

Lincoln City Cultural Center

540 NE Hwy 101, Lincoln City, Oregon

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Cycles of Nature

June 27 - November 3, 2024

 

Pacific Maritime Heritage Center

333 SE Bay Blvd, Newport, Oregon

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Past Exhibitions

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10 x 10 Show: Celebrating Creativity

April 19 - May 26, 2024

Newport Visual Arts Center

777 NW Beach Dr, Newport, OR 97365

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Oregon Coast Council for the Arts

Member's Show

January 21 - February 25, 2024

Newport Visual Arts Center

777 NW Beach Dr, Newport, OR 97365

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Celebrating Creativity

June 2 - July 29, 2023

Newport Visual Arts Center

777 NW Beach Dr, Newport, OR 97365

Juror's Choice Award

Take Me to the Ocean created by Rebecca Hooper. Materials include retired fishing rope, old shrimp net and bull kelp. Image is of piece hanging at the Art of the Edge art show, with the artist.

Art on the Edge

June - July, 2023

Lincoln City Cultural Center

504 NE HWY 101, Lincoln City, Oregon 97367

Two rope jellyfish designed by Rebecca Hooper. They are made with reclaimed fishing rope and are five and three feet long. They are hanging in the Lincoln City Cultural Center in Lincoln City, Oregon as part of the Art on the Edge group show of local artists.
Jellyfish art at The COVE Gallery in Newport Oregon

The COVE Gallery
June 2022 - June 2023
News Times building
831 NE Avery St, Newport, OR 97365

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OCCA Members Art Show

February 4 - March 25, 2023

Newport Visual Arts Center

777 NW Beach Dr, Newport, OR 97365

A pictorial tapestry of a Dungeness crab woven by Rebecca Hooper. Materials are wool with weft sections of chafing gear collected from the dumpster at the Port of Newport, Oregon. The background is a teal color and the crab woven in purples and oranges, like a live crab rather than cooked.
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ART Toledo Phantom Gallery
August - December 2022
Main Street, Toledo, Oregon

An art installation of nine jellyfish hanging in a a window of an unoccupied store front in Toledo, Oregon. The backdrop is black and the jellyfish are of different sizes, ranging from seven feet to three feet in length, and at different heights. The installation was part of a juried, group art show.
An art installation of jellyfish woven with old fishing rope by Rebecca Hooper of the Gypsea Weaver Studio. The images shows nine jellyfish hanging in an unoccupied store front, next to Timbers restaurant on Main Street in Toledo, Oregon. This installation was part of a juried group show, ART Toledo's Phantom Gallery in 2022.

Mayor's Art Show

February 12 - March 5, 2022

Newport Visual Arts Center

777 NW Beach Dr, Newport, OR 97365

Woven wallhanging of a sea nettle made with recycled crab pot rope by Rebecca Hooper Gypsea Weaver
Rebecca Hooper's Orca. A pictorial fine art tapestry woven with unraveled fishing rope collected from the dumpsters at the Port of Newport. The tapestry includes a killer whale entering the image from the right. The background is a color gradient of different colored rope, representing the ocean. The frame is painted black, made from a piece of flooring purchased at the Restore in Newport, Oregon. This piece was entered into the juried small group show, Mayor's Art Show, at the Visual Art Center in Newport, Oregon. It was purchased by a private party and resides in Portland, Oregon.

Pushpin & Clothesline Art Show

January 8 - February 5, 2022

Newport Visual Arts Center

777 NW Beach Dr, Newport, OR 97365

Woven wallhanging using tapestry techniques and recycled crab pot rope by Rebecca Hooper
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