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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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OSA Weekly Schedule:

Click here for a summary of all OSA Exhibits, Classes, Workshops, and Demonstrations in the coming week
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Calls to Artists

Sarkis Antikajian plein air painting - forsythia First Annual Plein Air Portland Show
August 5 - 30

Join OSA for the First Annual "Plein Air Portland" Show. "En Plein Air" is a French term meaning "in the open air." Paintings created outdoors in Oregon or Washington in 2018 are eligible. Our show juror for this first annual event is Sarkis Antikajian.

For complete information, download 'Call to Artists' Brochure, Application, and Entry Instructions on the Gallery Exhibits page

200 for Under $200 Show and Sale
November 2 - 27

OSA invites students, emerging, and established artists to participate in our popular annual 12" x 12" challenge. Create an art piece on a supplied cradled panel (purchased from OSA with entry fee). Artwork will be displayed in the OSA Gallery for a gala reception, exhibition, and sales extravaganza in November. Participants will be eligible to win cash, prizes, and awards. Our 2018 show juror is Liz Walker. Join us for this fun annual show!

Download show Prospectus and Entry Form on the Gallery Exhibits page

In the OSA Gallery

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

June 3 - 26

36th ANNUAL ROSE FESTIVAL ART SHOW

-June 3 - 26
July 8 - 24

JULY EXHIBIT:
"Text and Texture"

A collaboration between OSA and Portland Society for Calligraphy Society
information for artists

-July 8 - 24
August 5 - 30

AUGUST EXHIBIT:
First Annual Plein Air Portland Show
information for artists

-August 5 - 30

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: tmikeporter@gmail.com, 503-803-7231. Also ask Mike about other items including coffee scoops, pepper mills, or bowls.

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(503) 228-0706

oregonsa@gmail.com

Oregon Society of Artists

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