Due to the health issues surrounding the COVID 19 virus, and in order to protect both our members and customers, the TRAG Gallery will be closed until further notice. Additionally, the April 13th public Guild meeting at the Pioneer Center will also be cancelled, and all other meetings until further notice. Please take care of yourselves and stay well. Let’s take this opportunity to delve into our passions and do what we love – create art and bring some much needed joy in a time we need it most.
Trieste Andrews President, Three Rivers Artist Guild
One more month until the Call for Artists closes for this annual event.
The Oregon City Festival of the Arts takes place on August 8th and 9th outdoors at the beautiful End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center.
We are especially looking for artists in the genres of Woodworking, 3D Metalworking, Sculpture, Textiles, and Unique Mediums.
The Festival attracts 2500-3000 over the weekend. It includes over 60 Artists’ booths, all day entertainment on 2 stages, a free children’s craft corner, an emerging artist exhibit, a silent auction, and so much more.
COVID-19 Arts Organizations & Artists Impact Survey
We all know the power of arts and culture to bring us together and we know that we need the arts – and artists – now more than ever to weather this challenging time.It’s difficult to predict how colleagues and friends will be affected by the coronavirus, so we are joining together to get a snapshot of the impact of what arts organizations and all the different types of artists in Oregon are facing. This will help funders be responsive, and also help all of us make the case for support to leaders in government, business and philanthropy.
Thank you in advance for taking a minute and for sharing information to help build our case. We understand there are many surveys circulating right now.
I am glad to hear from so many of you with questions and concerns. The choice that Trieste and I made for short hours for the gallery weighted heavily on us. We have NOW decided to keep the gallery closed. No one needs more potential close contacts at this time. Stay home, stay healthy and enjoy the time with your loved ones. We will be closed at least though April 1st.
We will not have Art in/out on the March 28th / 29th as that would bring too many people together. If someone is in need of their art at the end of the month that certainly can be arranged. So sorry to cause more worry and concerns earlier.
We care about all of you. It is important to us to be part of the solution.
Sue Woodworth Gallery Co-chair Coordinator New Artist Jury Coordinator
This is the TRAG Gallery 3/16/2020 update due to Gov. Brown’s announcement of restaurants closing for take-out only in Oregon. Unfortunately, Singer Hill will be closed as of Tuesday, March the 17th, 2020, except for take outs.
Fortunately, Singer Hill says that the TRAG gallery can stay open on a daily basis. After having discussed with Trieste Andrews the pros and cons…. We shall have “bankers hours” 9am -2pm.
We will have our TRAG sign set out with an open notice on it by the middle door that comes into the cafe. Singer Hill will be kind enough to advise customers who come in for take out orders that they are welcome to browse the gallery while waiting.
We shall see how this goes and re-evaluate as the days go on. My hope would be that people will have cabin fever and need some place to wander safely for a bit. What better place to wander than our gallery. Art In/out will be the last weekend of March. Work your shifts. Bring in fun work for customers to see. Every sale is important.
If you have questions or concerns or ideas please feel free to email or call.
Place: Red Trillium Gallery 373 East Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale, OR, 97060 (map)
Three medium size garden stakes will be made during the class and will be taken back to my studio to be fused. They will be available to be picked up on April 13th at the gallery from 9:00am to 5:00 pm. If this does not work for you then can be picked up at my studio at agreed upon time. Price for the workshop is $65.00 and is to be paid when you sign up for the workshop. A release will be signed the day of the workshop.
Location: Vancouver Water Resource Center / 4600 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA
The SWA Spring Show is a professionally judged, non juried show and sale representing a wide variety of art media and disciplines. It features over $1600 in cash prizes in 6 judged categories, sponsor selected awards and a Peoples’s Choice award. Karen Madsen, Artstra Board Chair, serves as judge for this exhibition. She has a MA in studio art from New York University. Learn more about Karen by visiting her website: kcmadsen.net
Show dates / times
Thursday, April 30, 11am-5pm Friday, May 1, 12pm-8pm Saturday, May 2, 12pm-8pm, Reception 5pm-7pm Sunday May 3, 12pm-3pm
Delivery / Pickup
Deliver work: Tuesday, April 28, 12pm – 5pm Pick up work: Sunday, May 3, 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Oil and acrylic on canvas or board not under glass
Water Media including watercolor, acrylic and ink
Combined Media including mixed media, digitally painted (NO photographer or digitally manipulated photos), hand pulled prints and other combined media
Pencil, Colored Pencil, graphite, charcoal or conte
Pastels including oil and soft pastels
3 D work including small sculpture, woodwork, and glass (no furniture)
Open to all artists 18 & older.
Original work only: no copies, classwork or collaborations. No reproductions of originals or copyrighted images.
Art must not have been previously entered in a SWA show.
Art must be appropriate for public spaces.
Show committee reserves the right to determine whether art meets the show or category requirements.
Registration / Entry
Open to all artists 18 & older.
Artists may enter up to 3 works of art.
Art must be dry and ready to hang with wire that is at least 2 inches below the top. No saw tooth hangers or clips. Art not properly wired may be rejected.
Maximum within 36” and a maximum height is 36” for hanging art. Larger pieces are displayed on easels. Large pieces incur an additional fee and are limited to one per artist, as space allows.
Weight limits: 2D—not to exceed 20 lbs. 3D—not to exceed 40 lbs.
Registration closes on April 17, or when 200 pieces of art are registered.
Registration will be invoiced via PayPal and is due upon receipt. Registrations not paid by April 17 will be void.
Members 1 entry- $20; 2 entries- $35; 3 entries- $45
Non-members 1entry- $30; 2 entries- $45; 3 entries- $55 Additional $10 for pieces over 36”x 36”