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  • Wed, May 18, 2022 10:55 AM | Miranda DeVore

    Now in its 42nd year, the Wild Arts Festival celebrates the natural world in art and books. This is one of the premier regional art shows featuring work focused on nature in both medium and theme. All proceeds of the Wild Arts Festival benefit the programs of Portland Audubon.

    The Wild Arts Festival will feature approximately 60 artists in a lively atmosphere, with an anticipated attendance of 5,000 people. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit with and purchase the work of regional artists and authors. In addition, we will have our popular Book Fair and Silent Auction. 

    Application Details
    To submit your application we require:
    •  Five digital images of your current work
    •  A sixth image of your booth set up
    •  Artist statement and list of any previous show experience

    Art Eligibility

    All media and styles of art are eligible. A combination of original work and reproductions of artists’ originals will be allowed. Art may not contain bird feathers or bones. Any exceptions to these guidelines will be at the Artist Committee's discretion.

    All art should include one or more of the following elements:
    •  Nature or wildlife as a subject
    •  Natural materials as medium
    •  Art that promotes environmental sustainability or uses recycled materials

    Learn more: 

    Online application to the Wild Arts Festival: 

    Deadline for application is June 12. 

  • Thu, March 10, 2022 8:58 AM | Miranda DeVore


    TROUTDALE ARTS FESTIVAL Previously Known as Fall Festival of the Arts

    Troutdale Arts Festival Mission

    To connect, support, and present the thriving community of artists, studios, workshops, and galleries in our region; and to build awareness of the West Columbia Gorge as a Fine Art destination.

    Join Cascadia Arts Association at the Troutdale Arts Festival presented by FedEx on Saturday, May 21st and Sunday, May 22 nd ,   2022 at Glenn Otto Park on the beautiful Sandy River. The event has strong art, business, and community backing.  Musicians, local food and drinks, and local restaurants will be participating at and near the festival site.

    Troutdale Arts Festival 2022 takes place outside in the beautiful Glen Otto Park in Troutdale, Oregon; The Gateway to the Columbia Gorge.

    Things to Expect:

     Booths spread out with one way pathway to provide Covid safety and procedures. 

     Planned and organized by Cascadia Art Association with volunteers and professional artists

     Strong Marketing Plan to Surrounding Areas

     Friendly Hospitality

     Free Parking

     Assistance with Load In and Load Out

     Early Setup available on Friday May 20th

     Hotel Discounts with Participating Hotels

     Silent Auction Fundraiser benefiting Cascadia Arts Assoc (CAA)

     Covid Procedures

     Refund Policy Considered if Postponed, Canceled, or Virtual

    Festival Hours:

     10am - 6pm Saturday, May 21st

     10am - 4pm Sunday, May 22nd


    DEADLINE: APRIL 1 ST , 2022

    Email: or

  • Wed, February 23, 2022 1:11 PM | Miranda DeVore

    Multnomah Arts Center is pleased to sponsor a juried exhibition celebrating LATINX artists in the greater Portland area. 

    EXHIBITION DATES: May 13 - June 25, 2022 

    ENTRY DEADLINE: March 31, 2022 

    SHOW MISSION: As an organization that has served the greater Portland area for over three decades, MAC is deeply committed to fostering creative relationships with our community. How we reflect our inner and outer worlds, how we express our diversity, how we build bridges, and learn from each other are at the heart of who we are and what we do. 

    REQUIREMENTS: There is no entry fee to apply. All artists must be Oregon or Southern Washington residents. All work must be original and created by the artist. Acceptable media includes drawing, painting, printmaking, traditional and digital photography, mixed media, sculpture, ceramics, metals, jewelry, textiles, and literary works including poetry, prose, and video. Work does not need to be for sale. Artists may submit up to 3 images, 3 short videos, or 3 literary works for consideration.

    Apply online at:


    Gene Flores — Visual Artist

    Chariti Montez — Performing Artist

    Ivonne Saed — Literary Artist 

    About Multnomah Arts Center: The Multnomah Arts Center (MAC) is part of the Arts & Culture Program of Portland Parks & Recreation. Since 1978, MAC has been providing excellent arts education in the visual and performing arts at an affordable cost to students of all ages. We offer programs in music, movement, dance, theater, woodshop, literary arts, conditioning, metal arts, mixed media, printmaking, drawing, painting, photography, ceramics, sculpture, textiles, and more. Programs run year-round, and scholarships are available. Along with our vibrant arts education program, MAC hosts theatre, music and dance performances, gallery exhibitions, and other special events.

    En Español:

    El Centro para las Artes de Multnomah se complace en patrocinar una exposición con jurado celebrando a los artistas LATINX. 

    FECHAS DE LA EXHIBICIÓN: 13 de Mayo - 25 de Junio de 2022 

    FECHA LÍMITE DE INSCRIPCIÓN: Jueves, 31 de Marzo de 2022 

    MISIÓN DE LA EXHIBICIÓN: Como una organización que ha servido en el área metropolitana de Portland durante más de tres décadas, MAC está profundamente dedicado a la cultivación de las relaciones creativas con nuestra comunidad. La forma en que reflejamos nuestro mundo interior y exterior, cómo expresamos nuestra diversidad, cómo construimos puentes, y aprendemos de uno al otro, son la esencia de quiénes somos y qué hacemos. 

    REQUISITOS: No hay cargo de registro para participar. Todos los artistas deben ser residentes de Oregon o del sur de Washington. Todo el trabajo debe ser original y creado por el artista. Los medios aceptables incluyen dibujo, pintura, grabado, fotografía tradicional y digital, técnica mixta, escultura, cerámica, metales, joyas, textiles y obras literarias; incluyendo poesía, prosa y video. El trabajo no necesita estar a la venta. Los artistas pueden enviar hasta 3 imágenes, 3 videos cortos, o 3 obras literarias para su consideración. 

    Solicite en línea en:


    Gene Flores — Artista visual

    Chariti Montez — Intérprete 

    Ivonne Saed — Escritora 

    Thank you! We look forward to showcasing the amazing work that is being made out there in the Latinx community!

    Latinx PDX Call to Artists Poster .ENGLISH .SPANISH.pdf

    LATINX PDX Show Information.English . Spanish.pdf

  • Wed, February 16, 2022 1:48 PM | Miranda DeVore

    Art In The Pearl

    Call For Artists 

    Extended Deadline, March 1

    Application Link:

    Application fee $55

    We are extending our deadline this year to March 1st to allow for a variety of applications.  Additionally we have expanded our emerging artist program to help foster newer members of the fine arts community.  Please join us for our 2022 Season!

    Learn more about our jurors and our application process here

    We look forward to an incredible year!

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