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Oregon Society of Artists

Oregon Society of Artists Gallery, Portland OR
OSA is a non-profit organization run by volunteers, board members and other committees. We have a staff of one.

OSA also welcomes artists as well as photographers.

OSA Gallery Hours:
Monday thru Saturday, 1 pm - 4pm, except holidays

Current Exhibit in the OSA Gallery - "For the Love of Red"

February 6 - 25, 2016

Works in oils, acrylics, watercolor and more, creatively incorporating the color RED!

Reception: Sunday, Feb 7, 1 - 4pm

A Tribute to OSA at Concordia University:

January 8 - February 26, 2016

New work by OSA members in oil, acrylic, watercolor, collage, photography and more

George R. White Library and Learning Center, 2800 NE Liberty St, Portland, Oregon

Reception: Sunday, January 17, 2 -4pm

A portion of art sales will benefit the Library's Multicultural Art and Events Program

Coming in February:

You are invited to participate in our second annual Artists' 8"x8" Challenge. Registration includes an 8x8 cradled panel. Artwork will be displayed in the George R. White Library and Learning Center gallery at Concordia University for a gala reception, exhibition and sales extravaganza in February 2016. Participants will be eligible to win cash prizes and awards. Join us for this fun exhibit!

Download Guidelines and Entry Form.
Last day to register: February 10!

Exhibit Dates: February 19 - 21, 2016

OSA Has Some Great New Workshops Coming Up!

View scheduled workshops

Give Back to Your Community! Donate to the Oregon Society of Artists's Annual Fund Drive:

Your support will help OSA continue to nurture and promote the artistic and professional interests of its members as well as provide visual arts programs to the public. The OSA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. 

Looking for a special gift for a friend or relative?

Consider an OSA associate membership, an OSA apron, or an OSA pen. Contact the OSA office for more info.


Additional Current and Upcoming Events:

Free and open to the public!

Evening Demonstration -
Thursday, February 4:

Ruth Armitage:
"Monotype Printmaking with Acrylics": Using the printing process to create material for building abstract paintings.

Critique session at 6pm. Demonstration at 7pm.

Daytime Demonstration -
Thursday, February 11:

Ed Labadie:

"Pathways to Creativity": Discover fun and easy ways to launch into the creation of new work within mere minutes.

Doors open at 10am. Demonstration at 11am, followed by informal luncheon.

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