Friday, March 30, 2018

Free Demonstration - Create Art using an iPad

Kathryn Delany

Free Demonstration at OSA
Creating Art using an iPad
Thursday April 5, 2018 - 7pm

Join artist Kathryn Delany and explore how traditional art media translates to a digital world. Kathryn has focused on creating art using an iPad for the past 8 years. She will take you on a journey of how she develops one of her figurative Goddess pieces, from creating a drawing, making an interesting digital paper-collage background and incorporating everything into a final composition.

Kathryn has drawn and painted all her life.  working in a variety of media, including colored pencils, pen and inks, soft pastel, acrylics and mixed media. Now all of that experience has coalesced into digital media.  Kathryn invites you to bring your own iPad or tablet and follow along. 

Doors open with informal critique session at 6:30pm.  Demonstration begins at 7pm

Oregon Society of Artists
2185 SW Park Place
Portland, Oregon 97205

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Rose Festival Queen Portrait Commission

2014 Winner

Rose Festival Queen Portrait Commission:
All active members of the Oregon Society of Artists are eligible to apply for the $500 commission to paint this year's (2018-2019) Rose Festival Queen.

submission deadline:
 Monday, April 30

Required submission materials:
  1. Three photo samples (300 dpi) of their portraiture work
  2. Artist statement and bio
Email submissions to or hand deliver to the OSA office. Winner of this commission will be announced at the Rose Show reception.

Oregon Society of Artists
2185 SW Park Place
Portland, Oregon 97205


Water, Weather, Wind, and Rain

"Crystal Springs Footbridge," Humberto Gonzalez

Water, Weather, Wind, and Rain
April 9 -24

Opening Reception:
Friday, April 13, 6 - 8pm

The theme of this non-juried OSA Member show has been expanded from OSA's traditional Nautical Show to allow a wider range of subject matter, seasonal themes, and expressive ideas.

Volunteers are needed to help with take-in (Tues-Wed, April 3-4) and reception (Friday, April 13). Please contact the OSA office, 503-228-0706 or, to confirm a time you can help.

Call to Artists: 
April 9 -24  Non-juried OSA Member Exhibit
Artistic merit ribbons will be awarded by the OSA Board of Directors

Artwork take-in:
Tuesday, April 3, 10am - 3pm and Wednesday, April 4, 10am - 1pm. Please refer to entry fees and framing guidelines on the OSA website. Thank you!

Oregon Society of Artists
2185 SW Park Place
Portland, Oregon 97205


Thursday, March 15, 2018

Botanical Art Student Exhibition

Botanical Art Student Exhibition coming to OSA!
April 27, 2018 through May 3, 2018

Jury awards for Best of Show, Peoples' Choice, 1st Place, 2nd Place, 
3rd Place, and Honorable Mention.

Awards: April 27, 2018 
Friday 6pm to 8pm

Oregon Society of Artists
2185 SW Park Place
Portland, Oregon 97205

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Coming to OSA in April - Chinese Painting!

Spring Chinese Brush Painting, Cindy Lommasson
April 8  (Sunday)
10am - 3pm

cost: $85

Open to all levels of artists, this Chinese brush painting workshop will give you the necessary skills to produce paintings of a peony and a variety of insects such as bees, dragonflies and butterflies.

Optional supply purchase from instructor: $25 (includes watercolors, ink, felt cloth, ceramic mixing dish, all paper for the day), does not include purchase of brushes, which may be borrowed from instructor at no extra charge.

registration and supply list:  contact the instructor: 503.702.7581, or

Oregon Society of Artists
2185 SW Park Place
Portland, Oregon 97205

Thursday, March 1, 2018

US Sumi Exhibition coming to OSA

High Mountains Flowing Water
 October 26 - 29 2018
Oregon Society of Artists
2185 SW Park Place
Portland, Oregon 97205 

Exhibition is curated by Casey Shannon and Ann Gazeley 

We are pleased to announce:
The North America Branch of the International Chinese Calligraphy and Ink Painting Society (ICCPS) is having an ink painting and calligraphy exhibition this October at Oregon Society of Artists. Artists from all over the world share their love for Chinese ink painting and calligraphy, spanning continents of high mountains, and crossing oceans of flowing water.
There will be 33 hanging scrolls from 11 different countries on display. 
USA, Canada, Argentina, Australia, Croatia, Holland, Hungry, Spain, Japan, France, Russia 

Opening Reception
October 26 from 6 - 10pm
There will be 4 live demonstrations starting at 7:30pm. 
Patricia Larkin Green - Big Brush
Gail Threinen - Peonies Painting
Meredith McPherson - Enso/Calligraphy
Patricia Ines Gomez - Eagle and Mountain 
Joining us in the exhibition will be Ransui - ICCPS Head Japan, Gregory - Head of France Branch, and Alex - Head Russia Branch.

More information 
Participating Artists and Countries
to be announced as the event draws near! 
Casey Shannon
Director of North America Branch ~ ICCPS

International Chinese Calligraphy and Ink Painting Society

国際中国書法国画家協会アメリカ支部:Ms. Casey Shannon アメリカ現代水墨画家
  Casey Shannon Studio Art. 
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