The Oregon Coast School of Art (OCSA) is a non-profit started by Emily Free Wilson and Matt Wilson.  The mission of OCSA is to inspire through creativity and support the arts through teaching programs and a multi-media residency program. OCSA will promote education in the arts and provide space for artists to make art and live on the Oregon Coast. OCSA will support the arts through various teaching programs, bringing artists and art enthusiasts of all mediums together to learn, create, and collaborate.

Chris Sand
(the rappin' cowboy)


Join us February 5th, Monday night at 6:30pm.

Oregon Coast School of Art is excited to host Chris Sand-the rappin’ cowboy. On his way south on Tour, we are thrilled to have him share an evening with us. Chris Sand is a prolific singer songwriter performing a unique blend of original folk, punk, rap, and cowboy music.

$10 here online or at the door.


Founded in 2020 by Emily Free Wilson and Matt Wilson. With roots from Helena, Montana, this dynamic couple brought their vision of an inclusive creative place to the Oregon Coast.


Classes are now available! Explore the current list and join us for some creativity! Make sure to sign up for emails as more classes and workshops are made available!


Residencies will vary in length from 2 weeks to 3 months to 1-2 years. Remodeling of apartment/ studios is taking time and are not yet available at this time.

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More information will be available as programs and opportunities develop!
Please join our email list for more information.


Join us for a festive weekend on Friday, December 1, from 4-8pm, and Saturday, December 2, from 10am-4pm, filled with delightful activities and performances. Immerse yourself in a vibrant atmosphere with artist vendors spanning three classrooms and the cafetorium. Enjoy live performances and capture magical moments with Santa.  It will be an unforgettable celebration filled with art, music, and holiday joy! More information can be found here!

Door Prizes! Enter for your chance to win!

Participate for a chance to win a two-night getaway on the Southern Oregon Coast, complete with accommodations, and enjoy a pottery class for six, personally instructed by Emily Free Wilson.
Tickets are $5 to enter.