Resources for Artists

TRAG Artists to Learn from

Melissa Gannonclasses, workshops, private art teaching, and demos for acrylic, oil, colored pencil, watercolor, and other media.

Roberta Michaels – private at-home classes on soaps, lotions, and more

Terry Rocheleau – private art teaching on beading, 1-2 people at a time. All supplies provided. Contact Terry at or (503) 758-7914 to schedule.

Susan Schenkpaper collage

Jude Welter – painting workshops that will include ‘Introductory’ and beginner sessions in oils, acrylics and watercolors. Please contact Jude at for more information. Jude Welter has been teaching painting since 1985, from her gallery in Oregon City and through many of the community schools programs in Clackamas County. Enplenair workshops begun in 1994 when artists still referred to that activity as ‘painting local’. Jude also does artist demos and offers private art teaching.

More Learning opportunities

Classes and Workshops

Currents Gallery – offers in-person and Zoom classes, recordings of past classes are available for purchase
Address: 532 NE Third Street, McMinnville, Oregon 97128
Contacts: 503-435-1316 /

DAVA Bead & Tradebead stringing, knotting, wire wrapping
Address: 2470 NE Sandy Blvd. Portland, OR 97232
Contacts: / (503) 288-3991 / cell: (971) 354-7403

Oregon Society of Artistsweekly classes or 2-3 day workshops. Classes for artists of all experience levels are taught by professional regional, national, and international artists.

The Arts Centerclasses for adults and youth
Address: 700 SW Madison Avenue, Corvallis, OR, 97333
Contacts: (541) 754-1551 /

The Chehalem Cultural Center classes for adults and youth on visual arts, crafts, ceramic studio, special studies, art camps for youth and teens
Address: 415 E Sheridan St, Newberg, OR 97132
Contacts: (503) 487-6883 /


Oregon Society of Artistsmonthly art demonstrations on first-Thursday evenings and second-Thursday mornings
Address: 1179 McVey Ave,, Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034
Contacts: 503-850-4040 /

The Perfect Piece Gallery & Gifts – every month the gallery offers a variety of art techniques demonstrated by their artists. Watch their Facebook page for more details or see the full schedule here.
Address: 1179 McVey Ave,, Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034
Contacts: 503-850-4040 /

Grants for Artists

Hillsboro Community Arts & Culture Grants –