artPICKSWTEXT2December 6-January 4

December focus artist Richard Bunse teaches drawing classes and manages a life drawing studio for local artists and students at the gallery. His drawings and watercolors have illustrated many national sporting magazines, including the fine press limited edition of the Diaries of Rodrick Haig-Brown.  Bunse’s  show “Drawing Off the Page” challenges us all to see art existing outside of the frame.  Beauty found in the unique and unexpected . . .and with a bit of fun in the mix.  Hours: Tues-Sat, 11am-5pm. River Gallery  184 S Main St., Independence  503-838-6171