Oregon Society of Artists Gallery Portland Oregon-

The OSA Gallery is open to the public for free viewing

Gallery Hours:

Monday - Saturday, 1 - 4 pm daily (excluding holidays)

Visitors are welcome! While you visit, inquire about classes, workshops, upcoming demos, and becoming a member.
 

For All Shows See Framing Guidelines Below

2018 Gallery Exhibits


January 14 - 30

Winter Show featuring OSA Volunteers

Take In: Thursday, January 11 - Friday, January 12, 1 - 4pm

Reception: Sunday, January 14, 1 to 3pm 

Pick Up Art: Wednesday, January 31, 1 - 4pm


February 11 - 27

Light Follows Darkness

Take In: Thursday, February 8 - Friday, February 9, 1 - 4pm

Reception: Sunday, February 11, 1 to 3pm 

Pick Up Art: Wednesday, February 28, 1 - 4pm


March 11 - 28

Spring Juried Show

Juror: TBA

Take In: Thursday, March 8 - Friday, March 9, 1 - 4pm

Reception: Sunday, March 11, 1 to 3pm 

Pick Up Art: Thursday, March 29, 1 - 4pm


April 13 - 24

Water, Weather and Rain

Take In: Tuesday, April 3 - Wednesday, April 4, 1 - 4pm

Reception: Friday, April 13, 6 to 8pm 

Pick Up Art: Wednesday, April 25, 1 - 4pm


May 6 - 23

Student/Teacher Show

Take In: Thursday, May 3, (evening hours TBA) - Friday, May 4, 1 - 4pm

Reception: Sunday, May 6, 1 to 3pm 

Pick Up Art: Thursday, May 24 - Friday, May 25, 1 - 4pm


June 3 - 27

Rose Festival Art Show

official 2018 Rose Festival sanctioned event

Portland Rose Festival logoJuror: Sandy Maudlin

Take In: Tuesday, May 29 - Wednesday, May 30, 1 - 4pm

Reception: Sunday, June 3, 1 to 4pm 

Pick Up Art: Thursday, June 28, 1 - 4pm


July 8 - 25

Calligraphy Show

Take In: Friday, July 6 - Saturday, July 7, 1 - 4pm

Reception: Sunday, July 8, 1 - 3pm 

Pick Up Art: Thursday, July 26, 1 - 4pm


August 5 - 27

Plein-Air Show

Take In: Wednesday, August 1 - Thursday, August 2, 1 - 4pm

Reception: Sunday, August 5, 1 - 3pm 

Pick Up Art: Tuesday, August 28 - Wednesday, August 29, 1 - 4pm


September 9 - 25

Fall Juried Show

Juror: TBA

Take In: Wednesday, September 5 - Thursday, September 6, 1 - 4pm

Reception: Sunday, September 9, 1 - 3pm 

Pick Up Art: Wednesday, September 26, 1 - 4pm


October 7 - 24

Photography Show

Take In: Thursday, October 4 - Friday, October 5, 1 - 4pm

Reception: Sunday, October 7, 1 - 3pm 

Pick Up Art: Thursday, October 25, 1 - 4pm


November 2 - 27

200 for under $200 Show and Sale

Juror: TBA

Take In: Tuesday, October 30 - Wednesday, October 31, 1 - 4pm

Reception: Friday, November 2, 6 - 8pm 

Pick Up Art: Wednesday, November 28 - Thursday, November 29, 1 - 4pm


December

TBA


 

Artists' Entry Fees:

OSA does not take commission fees for selling artists' work.
Download the required OSA Release Form to submit with your artwork

Non-juried shows: $25 for 1 to 3 paintings
Non-juried art shows accept all media: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Mixed Media, Photography, Pastel, Digital Media, Glass Fused, Encastic Painting

Spring ( March)  and Fall (September) Juried shows: $25 for 1 painting, $30 for 2 paintings No photography accepted  (Members Only)

Rose Festival (June) Juried show: No photography accepted in juried shows
     OSA Members: $25 for the first entry, $10 for the second entry (Open to the Public)
     Nonmembers: $35 for the first entry, $10 for the second entry

200 for Under $200 show: $35 for the first entry, $15 each for 2nd and 3rd entry photography accepted (Open to the Public)
Download the required OSA Release Form

 

Framing Rules:

Download a printable pdf with framing guidelines for juried and non-juried shows
PLEASE NOTE: Please take care that your entries meet all specifications. Entries not meeting these specifications will not be accepted.

Framing Guidelines for NON-JURIED SHOWS:

  • Paintings must be framed to OSA standards and ready to hang
  • All frame styles are acceptable
  • Frames must have hanging wire secured with D-ring style hangers. No other hanging system will be accepted
  • Unframed "gallery wrapped" canvases must have:
    • Sides painted, NO raw canvas showing
    • NO staples showing
    • MINIMUM DEPTH – 1 ½ inches
  • NO screw eyes – NO saw tooth hangers
  • Taut wire must be attached to the frame not the painting
  • Color mats are acceptable/Dark mats are acceptable
  • MAXIMUM framed dimension – 48 inches – on any side
  • MINIMUM framed dimension – 11 inches – on any side
    • Exception to 11 inch minimum: When one dimension is shorter than 11"…Any 2 conjoining sides that total 22 inches are acceptable, example, a canvas measuring 8"x 16" = 24"
  • Entries larger than 22" x 28" – outside dimension – MUST be Plexiglas – No scratches
  • Glass and mats must be clean and free from lint/hair/spots, etc.
  • Collages: 75% of the work must be original to the artist

 

 

 

 

Framing Guidelines for JURIED SHOWS: 

  • All work must be original to the artist 
  • No class work is accepted 
  • No wet paint 
  • Paintings must be framed to OSA standards and ready to hang 
  • Unframed "gallery wrapped" canvases must have:
    •   Sides painted, NO raw canvas showing
    •   NO staples showing
    •   MINIMUM DEPTH – 1 ½ inches 
  • Plain, simple frames complete with hanging wire secured with D-ring style hangers 
  • NO screw eyes – NO saw tooth hangers 
  • NO ornate frames accepted 
  • Taut wire must be attached to the frame not the painting 
  • Outside mat – white or off white ONLY – NO dark mats 
  • Inner mat liner – Color is acceptable – NO larger than ¼ inch 
  • MAXIMUM framed dimension – 48 inches – on any side 
  • MINIMUM framed dimension – 11 inches – on any side
    • Exception to 11 inch minimum: When one dimension is shorter than 11"…Any 2 conjoining sides that total 22 inches are acceptable, example, a canvas measuring 8"x 16" = 24" 
  • Entries larger than 22" x 28" – outside dimension – MUST be Plexiglas – No scratches 
  • Glass and mats must be clean and free from lint/hair/spots, etc.