A word from the President – General Artists Meeting – June 19, 2017

On June 19, the participating artists gathered at the Multnomah Art Center for the second General Artists Meeting presented by the board. Approximately 60 artists of the 103 attended, along with the full board, and several of our guests representing sponsors and partners. The format of the evening was entirely restructured from the past three years […]

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We’re gearing up for the first internships with the 2017 Artists

As our Application for Artists is coming to a close, Portland Open Studios is happy to announce our internship program for 2017.  We offer the internship program to high school juniors, seniors, and college students. Students are connected with member artists to get a valuable window into a working artist’s studio-life. Students who enrolled in […]

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We have a jury!!!

This is an exciting day for us.  We have a jury!  Every year we look for an artist, a gallerist, and an educator to form our three-person jury.  In this way we are assured that we are giving opportunities to emerging artists while staying on the forefront of the Portland art scene.  We are honored […]

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Welcome to our 19th year!

Thank You to our visitors, artists, and supporters! As our year ends we celebrate the 106 artists that invited the public to become immersed in the creative process and learn about the expression of art. I visited studios across the city last October joining hundreds of patrons watching live demonstration of the creative process,

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POS artist wins First Place Rose Award

More good news from one of our own, Lynne Patton, who won the First Place Rose Award in the Oregon Society of Artists Rose Festival Show for her painting Copper and Roses. The reception and award ceremony was Sunday June 8th. OSA has been part of the Portland Rose Festival since the 1930s. It is […]

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