Wednesday, December 29, 2010

eric Jacobsen: Still life Workshops at Art on the Boulevard, (WA) Jan, Feb & March 2011

Painting Expressive Still-Lifes Workshop with Eric Jacobsen
Where: Art on the Boulevard (in the Courtyard)
When: January 29th (1o-3)
February 26th (10-3)
March 26th (1o-3)
Cost $50 per session
This class is open to beginners on up. We will cover composition, color, edges and the use of expressive brush strokes to give life and energy to your painting. The atmosphere will be informal and friendly so come and enjoy a Saturday or two of still life painting.
You will need: an easel, canvas, paintbrushes, odor-less minerals spirits and drop cloth. Also, bring a lunch and something to drink. There are a couple of restaurants and a coffee shop located in the courtyard near the gallery so you can also get something there to eat and drink.
To sign up please call or email Eric at 509-364-0018,

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Deadline Extension, competeART 2011, Matthew's Galleries (Lake Oswego, OR)

Due to the Holiday rush, the deadline for competeART 2011 at Matthew's Galleries, 15800 Upper Boones Ferry Road, Lake Oswego, Oregon, has been extended from December 30, 2010 to January 6, 2011.
MATTHEW'S GALLERIES - Lake Oswego, Oregon
competeART 2011
All artists invited
An open, non-juried art competition and sale open to any artist 18 years of age or older
Ten prizes, including $1,000.00 first place CASH prize, plus hundreds of dollars in gift certificates to framing shops & other prizes
Cash and cash value prizes will be determined by public vote, open to one vote from anyone who attends the exhibit (In addition, in the interest of comparison, there will be a critics's choice, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place -- without prizes)
The competition will be high profile and extensively advertised
Entry fee is $45 for one art object, one object per artist. Two or three dimensional art accepted.
Subject (non-offensive & appropriate), and medium are the artist's choice
All exhibited work must be for sale and consigned to Matthew's Galleries for the duration of the exhibit
The competition opens Saturday, January 22, 2011 with an artist's reception, and closes with an awards event on Saturday, February 19, 2011
The competition also serves as a benefit for Fish Emergency Service of Portland
Deadline for entries is: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 6, 2011
Contact the gallery with questions:
Gallery website:
Matthew W. Gerber MATTHEW'S GALLERIES 15800 Upper Boones Ferry Road Lake Oswego, Oregon 97035 503-639-7074
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Monday, December 20, 2010

A message from Jef Gunn (Portland, OR)

Hello artists and art lovers,

By January 7, you will have recovered from the holiday reveries and will want a little more. A quiet party at the studio. Please mark your calendar and join us.


P.S. And please scroll down for information about upcoming workshops. To register (or ask any questions) contact me at zopa(at)hevanet(dot)com

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Monday, December 13, 2010

Broderick Gallery Christmas Show, December 19, 1-6 pm

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CONTACT: George Broderick, 313 East B Street, Rainier, OR 97048
Ph: 503-703-5188

December 13, 2010
Broderick Gallery Christmas Gift Show
Affordable Original Art for Gift Buyers

Broderick Gallery is pleased to announce the Christmas Show, an annual exhibition featuring a broad selection of small-scale original paintings, prints, jewelry, photography, sculpture and mixed media. The Christmas Show will feature over 90 unique works of art from 20 different artists. Art will be priced for this limited holiday show between $20 and $500; affordable gifts that are one-of-a-kind, conveniently sized and ready to give.
Participating artists include Barbara Kaempf-Matkowski, Quin Sweetman, Richard McNally, George Broderick, Jackie McNally, Gary Stallsworth, and Celeste Bergin.
Reception Date: Sunday, December 19, 1:00-6:00pm, Broderick Gallery, 313 East B Street, Rainier, OR 97048


About Broderick Gallery:

The Broderick Gallery is geared toward an interdisciplinary interpretation of art and committed to a culturally inclusive viewpoint. Exhibitions focus on international, national and regional art developments chiefly in the 20th century; seek to present the cultural and historical context of art, and to acknowledge the artistic contributions of under-recognized sectors of the population. Hours are 11am – 5pm and by appointment. For more about the gallery and its artists, please see or call George Broderick, 503-703-5188