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OSA Weekly Schedule:

Click here for a summary of all OSA Exhibits, Classes, Workshops, and Demonstrations in the coming week
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See listings of Life Drawing Sessions for current information about models for Life Drawing Open Studio, Fine Art Friday, and other figure drawing sessions and classes.

Calls to Artists: OSA Rose Festival Events

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OSA Rose Festival Art Show

OSA is proud to host the 36th Annual Portland Rose Festival Art Show and would like to extend an invitation to artists young and old to participate. Entry is open to members and non-members.

Download show prospectus, framing guidelines, and entry form on the Gallery Exhibits page

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Rose Festival Queen Portrait Commission

All Active members of Oregon Society of Artists are eligible to apply for the $500.00 commission to paint this year's (2018-2019) Rose Festival Queen. Those interested should:

  1. Submit three photo samples (300 dpi) of their portraiture work
  2. Submit Artist statement/Bio

Email submissions to or hand deliver to the OSA office no later than May 5th, 2018 (extended deadline). Winner of this commission will be announced at the Rose Show reception.

In the OSA Gallery

Gallery Hours: Mon - Sat, 1 - 4pm
with Friday-evening and Sunday-afternoon opening receptions - see listings below

 April 9 - 25

'Water, Weather, Wind and Rain'

A non-juried exhibit of work by OSA Members. Artistic Merit ribbons awarded by the OSA Board of Directors

- April 9 - 25
 April 27 - May 3

Student Botanical Show

A juried show of work by Portland botanical art students

- April 27 - May 3
May 6 - May 24

Photography Show

A collaboration between OSA and Portland Photographer's Forum

-May 6 - May 24

Handmade Brush Holders Support Building-Expansion Fund

Purchase a handmade brush holder for your studio or as a gift to a fellow artist and support the OSA Building Expansion Project!

These beautiful hardwood brush holders are made by OSA member Mike Porter. Mike is donating proceeds to the OSA building-expansion fund.
$30 : approximate dimensions are 3" diameter and 6" tall for short-handle brushes, taller for long-handle brushes.

To purchase, contact Mike Porter:, 503-803-7231. Also ask Mike about other items including coffee scoops, pepper mills, or bowls.

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OSA hosts free monthly art demonstrations on first-Thursday evenings and second-Thursday mornings. Click the link above to see our demo schedule.
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