Artist Opportunities – May 1, 2024

New Calls for Artists

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Art and the Vineyard 2024 (deadline is May 3, 2024)

The 37th annual Art and the Vineyard Festival, presented by Maude Kerns Art Center, is the premier annual art and wine festival in the Southern Willamette Valley. The festival draws over 20,000 attendees and includes Artists’ Marketplace, Art For Your Garden, Wine Court, Beer Garden, Food Court, Youth Art Arena, Youth Stage, and Entertainment Stage. 
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Being Present – PCNW’s 26th Juried Exhibition (deadline is May 5, 2024)

Send us your best work for a chance to exhibit in the PCNW gallery! This year’s esteemed juror is Gail Gibson, art dealer and owner of G. Gibson Projects in Seattle, Washington. Professional, mid-career, and emerging lens-based artists from all communities are encouraged to submit work on any theme; all levels of experience and backgrounds are welcome and considered. 
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Artist Opportunities – April 16, 2024

New Calls for Artists

Mt Scott Community Center Stairwell & Main Lobby Area Artwork (deadline is April 24, 2024)

In partnership with City of Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R), the Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) invites artists/artist teams living in Oregon and southern Washington to submit qualifications for a site-specific interior artwork in the main lobby at the soon-to-be renovated and expanded Mt Scott Community Center. One artist/artist team will be selected to create a 2-dimensional artwork along the lobby’s multi-story stairwell north-facing wall. 

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Garden Duet VI (deadline is April 30, 2024)

Two private gardens in inner SE Portland will be filled with stunning garden art crafted from reclaimed & recycled materials. 

The art must be composed of a minimum of 80% reclaimed material & can be functional or decorative. 

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Learn to Paint with a Palette Knife

“Violets”

Date: April 27, 2024
Time: 1-4pm
Ages: 10 and Up
Cost: $45.00 Per Person (All Materials Included)

Join Art-O-Maddic Artist Vona Adams-Lawrence for the Learn Palette Knife Painting Class. You will learn to create an impasto style painting called “Violets” with a palette knife and other fun tools. You will receive an 12×12 canvas and everything you need to create this painting.

Learn how to paint with different mediums added to your paint to achieve this marvelous texture. In just 3 hours you will have a completed fun painting to take home to celebrate spring. All supplies provided, just bring an apron.
No drinks or food are included in the ticket price, but there are many options very close and within walking distance. Arrive 15 minutes early to check out the gallery, hang out, and claim your seat.

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds or credits if cancelled less than 24 hours prior to the scheduled class start time.

Artist Opportunities – April 1, 2024

New Calls for Artists

Redmond Arts Festival 2024 (deadline is April 8, 2024)

VALA Eastside and Redmond Town Center invite artists, craftspeople, and designers in all categories to submit an application to participate in the 13th Annual Redmond Arts Festival at Redmond Town Center in Redmond, Washington. This three-day outdoor festival takes place July 12-14, 2024, and features approximately 60 artist booths, a community art project, and live entertainment. 

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Field Work: Trees and Water (deadline is April 12, 2024)

This exhibit will look at both subjects and the powerful visual language of contemporary photographers who are exploring and documenting these exciting subjects. There is a lot of space here for magical and poetic pictures, explore your technique and ideas, the gallery looks forward to hosting a dynamic and exciting exhibition.

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Water Media Juried Show (deadline is April 18, 2024)

This exhibition invites submissions in all types of water-soluble media, such as watercolor, gouache, acrylic, chalk pastel, etc.

Whether your watercolors drip and flow, or you dry brush acrylic paint, we want to see your work created in water-based media.

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Call for Volunteers: Spring Fling Art Festival 2024

By Kerry Edwards, Holiday Show Volunteer Coordinator

This is your opportunity to help TRAG by volunteering for the Spring Fling Art Festival on May 4 and 5. This is a wonderful, very successful show and just a bit of volunteering helps it run smoothly. Consider volunteering for a shift below. We are in need of help during Friday set up and Sunday break down times.

The job is easy, the atmosphere is fun! Below are the days and times needed – again – just two hours of your time would help.


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FRIDAY, May 3 (venue set up and helping artists set up)
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SATURDAY, Dec. 2 – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Assisting during the show – handing out snacks, booth relief.

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SUNDAY, May 5 (venue break down and help artists break down)
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Artist Opportunities – March 16, 2024

New Calls for Artists

Visual Poetry: Looking For Meaning. OSA Photography Showcase (deadline is March 21, 2024)

OSA is proud to present our 2024 Photography Exhibit, in partnership with Portland Photographers Forum. This year’s theme is Visual Poetry: Looking for the Meaning. How do your photos engage with the viewer? Do your photos tell a story? Do the images evoke feelings, memories, or a search for meaning?

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Festival of Arts in Gresham (deadline is March 31, 2024)

Let the Festival of Arts in Gresham bring thousands of the greatest attendees ever to you! Coming from near and far, our guests count the days until the next festival. Renamed and under new management by the nonprofit Center For The Arts Foundation, we’re pulling out all the stops to reinvigorate this annual event.

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Artist Opportunities – March 1, 2024

New Calls for Artists

Damascus Open Studios (deadline is March 1, 2024)

Damascus Open Studios is an annual event that allows guests to get a “sneak peek” into working artists‘ studios. It will be May 17-19, 2024Learn More and Apply >>

Lake Oswego Open Studios (deadline is April 1, 2024)

Calling all artists who are creating 2-D and 3-D works of original design who have a studio or gallery space located in Lake Oswego or West Linn. Guess artists are also encouraged to apply. Dates: September 28-29, 2024 from 10-5pm. Learn More and Apply >>

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Learn from our talented artists – March 1, 2024

“Juicy Delight” Palette Knife Class with Vona Adams-Lawrence
March 16, 2024
Time: 11am or 3 pm

Art-O-Maddic
181 N Grant St, Canby, OR 97013-3600

Cost: $40 Per Person (All Materials Included)
Ages: 10 and Up

Join Art-O-Maddic Artist, Vona Adams-Lawrence for the Learn Palette Knife Painting Class. You will learn to create an impasto style painting called “Juicy Delight” with a palette knife and other fun tools. You will receive an 10×10 canvas and everything you need to create this painting. More >>

Decorate a native bee house and start your own mason bee colony with Heather Andrews
April 6, 2024
Time: 1-4pm

Art-O-Maddic Gallery
181 N Grant St, Canby, OR 97013-3600

Cost: $50
This class is for ages 6 and up 

Join us for a fun-filled workshop Saturday March 2nd from 1-2pm at the Art-O-Maddic Gallery where we’ll learn all about native bees. We’ll start out the class with a lesson on the different types of native bees here in the Willamette Valley, and the various kinds of habitat they need. Then we will decorate mason bee houses.  More >>

Call for Artists: Oregon City Festival of the Arts 2024

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For the eighth year, the Three Rivers Artist Guild is presenting an arts, culture and heritage event known as the Oregon City Festival of the Arts (OCFOTA) on August 10 and 11, 2024.

The festival will be held at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive & Visitor Information Center located at 1726 Washington Street, Oregon City, OR 97045. Hours of Operation are 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. both days. This event is free to the public.

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