Oregon Society of Artists Gallery Portland Oregon-

Coming Up in the OSA Gallery:

The OSA Gallery is open to the public for free viewing from 1 pm to 4 pm daily except Sundays and Holidays.

Visitors are welcome! While you visit, inquire about classes, workshops, upcoming demos, and becoming a member.
 

For All Shows See Framing Guidelines Below

July - Extreme Sizes (Members Only)
Take in Art: Friday July 7,  10 - noon

Take In Art: Saturday July 8, 10 -1  pm
Artist Reception: Sunday, July 9, 1 - 3 pm
Pick up Art:  July 27 & 28, 1 - 4 pm

 

AUGUST - NW Pastel Society & OSA Joint Show (OSA Members Working in Pastel)
Take In: Friday August 4 & 5, - 10  - 1 pm
Reception: Sunday August 6, 1  - 3 pm
Pick Up Art: August 31  - September 1, 1  - 4 pm 

 

SEPTEMBER - Fall Juried Show Juror TBA (Members Only)
Take In: Thursday & Friday Sept 7 & 8, 10 am  - 1 pm
Reception: Sunday, Sept 10  1 - 3 pm
Show Closes:  September 28 & 29, 1  - 4 pm

 

 OCTOBER - Student Teacher Show (Members Only)
Take In: October 5 & 6, 10 am to 1 pm
Reception: October 8, 1 pm to 3 pm 
Pick Up: October 26 & 27th 1 to 4 pm

 

NOVEMBER - 200 for $200  (Public/Members)
Juror Rene Eisenbart
Take In: October 31, 10 am to 4 pm
November 1, 10 am to 12 noon
Reception: November 3, 6 pm to 9 pm Friday
Pick Up Art: November 30 & December 01

 

Artists' Entry Fees:

OSA does not take commission fees for selling artists' work.
Download the required OSA Release Form to submit with your artwork

Non-juried shows: $25 for 1 to 3 paintings
Non-juried art shows accept all media: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Mixed Media, Photography, Pastel, Digital Media, Glass Fused, Encastic Painting

Spring ( March)  and Fall (September) Juried shows: $25 for 1 painting, $30 for 2 paintings No photography accepted  (Members Only)

Rose Festival (June) Juried show: No photography accepted in juried shows
     OSA Members: $25 for the first entry, $10 for the second entry (Open to the Public)
     Nonmembers: $35 for the first entry, $10 for the second entry

200 for Under $200 show: $35 for the first entry, $15 each for 2nd and 3rd entry photography accepted (Open to the Public)
Download the required OSA Release Form

 

Framing Rules:

Download a printable pdf with framing guidelines for juried and non-juried shows
PLEASE NOTE: Please take care that your entries meet all specifications. Entries not meeting these specifications will not be accepted.

Framing Guidelines for NON-JURIED SHOWS:

Paintings must be framed to OSA standards and ready to hang

All frame styles are acceptable

Frames must have hanging wire secured with D-ring style hangers. No other hanging system will be accepted

Unframed "gallery wrapped" canvases must have:
  -   Sides painted, NO raw canvas showing
  -   NO staples showing
  -   MINIMUM DEPTH – 1 ½ inches

NO screw eyes – NO saw tooth hangers

Taut wire must be attached to the frame not the painting

Color mats are acceptable/Dark mats are acceptable

MAXIMUM framed dimension – 48 inches – on any side

MINIMUM framed dimension – 11 inches – on any side
  -   Exception to 11 inch minimum: When one dimension is shorter than 11"…Any 2 conjoining sides that total 22 inches are acceptable, example, a canvas measuring 8"x 16" = 24"

Entries larger than 22" x 28" – outside dimension – MUST be Plexiglas – No scratches

Glass and mats must be clean and free from lint/hair/spots, etc.

Collages: 75% of the work must be original to the artist
 

Framing Guidelines for JURIED SHOWS:

All work must be original to the artist

No class work is accepted

No wet paint

Paintings must be framed to OSA standards and ready to hang

Unframed "gallery wrapped" canvases must have:
  -   Sides painted, NO raw canvas showing
  -   NO staples showing
  -   MINIMUM DEPTH – 1 ½ inches

Plain, simple frames complete with hanging wire secured with D-ring style hangers

NO screw eyes – NO saw tooth hangers

NO ornate frames accepted

Taut wire must be attached to the frame not the painting

Outside mat – white or off white ONLY – NO dark mats

Inner mat liner – Color is acceptable – NO larger than ¼ inch

MAXIMUM framed dimension – 48 inches – on any side

MINIMUM framed dimension – 11 inches – on any side
o Exception to 11 inch minimum: When one dimension is shorter than 11"…Any 2 conjoining sides that total 22 inches are acceptable, example, a canvas measuring 8"x 16" = 24"

Entries larger than 22" x 28" – outside dimension – MUST be Plexiglas – No scratches

Glass and mats must be clean and free from lint/hair/spots, etc.