A Word from the President – When I got rejected by Portland Open Studios

Apr 2, 2018

By Leah Kohlenberg, President, Portland Open Studios As we announce our latest round of Portland Open Studio artists, I am struck by how the blind jury process raises the quality of our group. Each year, three respected art professionals volunteer to review applicants as part of a jury and score them. This process ensures that […]

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Community and Volunteerism

Apr 1, 2018

By Samyak Yamauchi Volunteer Coordinator Many aspects of the 2018 Portland Open Studios Tour will be different this year. Besides the new presentation of the tour guide, we will be looking at ‘Community’ in a different way. We would like to build more community and commitment within our artist communities and our group as a […]

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We have our jury!!

Mar 4, 2018

We’re so excited about the three individuals who agreed to judge the applicants for our 20th year Tour. As usual, our jury is comprised of a working artist, an art educator and a gallerist. Our art educator this year is Victor Maldonado, also a working interdisciplinary artist who creates conceptually driven multidisciplinary works. He is […]

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Feb 15, 2018

Are you an artist? Thinking about applying to Portland Open Studios, but have questions? Want to meet others in the art community? We are participating with two uber-cool galleries, Ori Gallery and Una Gallery, in the Feb. 26 Art Spark organized by the Regional Arts and Culture Council (RACC). The event is from 6-8 pm […]

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