2020 Shows are going On-Line Our motto this year is :"We will find a way to make lemonade out of lemons." Technology has become the vehicle to keep us connected. Our SHOP ON-LINE feature has been launched, images and videos now appear on INSTAGRAM and FACEBOOK. Couldn't make it to the art fair? Still thinking about something you saw at the fair? Buy directly from the artist from the convenience of your keyboard.
Below is the list of events for 2020. May 5 -June 30, 2020, WEAVE, CUT AND SEW Latimer Quilt and Textile Center, Tillamook, OR an exhibit featuring handwoven jackets, coats and scarves by Karen Gelbard, was scheduled to be held at the Latimer Quilt and Textile Center in Tillamook, OR. Due to the #StayHome closure, this exhibit has been re-scheduled for 2021. In the meantime, we have put together a video for you (click on the link below)
to introduce The Oregon Weaver and the stories behind her work. If you can't make it to the Oregon Coast to see the actual exhibit, this video will be a good introduction to the artist and her work. OPENS TODAY! May 29 -September 7, 2020 Oregon Coast Council for the Arts presents the Oregon Coast Online Art Show. https://coastarts.org/visual-arts-center/oregon-coast-online-art-show/ The Oregon Coast Online Art Show is a way for OCCA to support coastal artists and to encourage the public to support visual artists in this challenging arts environment. The Oregon Weaver will offer items for sale through this event. Please support your local artists and the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts with a purchase. July, 2020 Salem Art Fair and Festival Artists Marketplace, Salem, OR A virtual art fair, or the 2020 fair that never was.... Link to the event is coming soon! August 28 -30, Art In the High Desert, Bend, OR Cancelled until 2021 September 5 -September 7, Art in the Pearl, Portland, OR. Location: The Northwest Park blocks of Portland, Oregon, between W Davis and NW Flanders at NW 8th Avenue. Cancelled until 2021 September 11-13, St. Louis Art Fair, Clayton, Missouri September 25-27, Peoria Art Fair, Peoria, IL With the recent turn of events, many scheduled shows have been cancelled or rescheduled. These are uncertain times for many artists. In the meantime: Wash your hands. Stay healthy. Stay home. Please find a way to support your favorite artists through on-line purchases or simply messages of support. We can do this together. Karen