The tiny villages of Netarts and Oceanside have long been a draw for artists.
These artists can often be seen painting plein-air, sketching, and photographing the beauty that is spread out before them, while others might find their inspiration walking along the shore or up the surrounding hills.
In addition to serving as a muse, Netarts and Oceanside are host to local events that display and honor its cadre of creatives. The upcoming annual Labor Day weekend Art Show at the Oceanside Community Club (and its sister show during Memorial Day weekend), have been showcasing local artists for more than two decades.
These popular events become the focal point for visitors and residents alike - many taking home their favorite medium - be it a piece pottery,…