Hello photographers! We will begin accepting your work for our photo show starting Tuesday, July 19th during our regular business hours of Tuesday-Saturday, 11-5. The show will run from August 2nd through September 3rd. Even in you are not exhibiting, come down and admire the community submissions and vote for your favorite. We will announce a People’s Choice winner at the end of the show. This is a community event, all are welcome to join in, and it’s free to enter.
Things to remember:
- The theme is Life in Black and White, so we are only accepting black and white photos for this show.
- Prints must be ready to hang. They can be canvas, metal, acrylic, or framed. If they are framed, we strongly recommend wire hangers on the back.
- We would like a maximum of two entries per person, please.
We will have a reception August 5th from 4-7, coinciding with Lebanon Downtown Association’s First Friday event. The photo show will run through the month of August. Please bring your friends and family down during this time to see your work hanging in the gallery.
We are located at 605 Main St. in downtown Lebanon, Oregon. If you have questions, call us at 541-497-0386.
We have some events coming up this year. If you are interested, put them on your calendar. More details to follow.
Watercolor or Scratchboard Classes with Donna Lee are happening every second Saturday from 1-4. Check back or call the gallery for more details. The cost for these classes is $30, and there is a supply list. We may be able to provide you with supplies if cost is a factor, thanks to a generous grant from the Linn County Cultural Coalition.
April is our store anniversary. We hope to hold a meet-the-artist event sometime later in the month.
We will be holding our Li’l Art Show. This is open to the community and there is no fee to enter. Items must have a finished size of 8×10 or smaller. There is a limit of 2 entries per person, and the entries must be ready to hang or be displayed.
In August we will have a photography show. As of now there are no size requirements. Each person can enter up to 2 items. The items must be ready to hang.
In October we will hold our annual Turkey Decorating Show and Contest. This is a fun, community event with People’s Choice Award winners taking home first, second, and third place ribbons.
In November and December we hold our annual Holiday Store. We have other artists in the community join us, and our hours are extended during the month of December.
Other Classes and Events
We will be adding classes and events throughout the year. If you think you might like to sign up for any classes or enter any of the shows, be sure to check back for more details as we get closer to the event. In the meantime, happy creating!
It’s a busy time of year, but there’s always time for a little art. We have some classes and workshops coming up in the month of December.
Watercolor Painting with Donna Lee
Award winning artist Donna Lee is holding a watercolor painting workshop. This class is suitable for beginners. You will need to bring a good set of watercolors and an assortment of brushes. Donna will guide you through painting this hummingbird. Class size is limited. Call or come in to sign up.
Kids Create – Make and Take Christmas Cards
The table will be out from 1-3. Bring your kids in to create their own Christmas card(s). We will have cardstock, paper, and embellishments available for your creating pleasure.
Kids create has been made possible through a generous grant from the Linn County Cultural Coalition.
Brynn Carter will lead a class in painting a whimsical snowman on a canvas panel. Use acrylic paints, scissors, colorful papers and your imagination to create a cheery snow person collage on an 8×10 inch canvas. The only requirement is basic cutting skills. Limited to 8 participants.. Please call or come in to sign up.
Thank you to everyone who participated in our turkey decorating contest this year. We had so many fun, fantastic, creative entries. And thank you to our community judges. It’s so hard to pick a favorite, isn’t it? Awards were given based on community voting. This year we didn’t have time for an Artists’ Choice award, but we do have ribbons for first, second, and third in the popular vote.
We would also like to express our heartfelt thanks to the good folks at the Linn County Cultural Coalition whose grant made this contest possible. Thanks also to Michael Howland of Genesis 3D for taking the time to make all of the turkey forms.
Here are our winners:
We look forward to seeing your turkeys next year! Until then, happy creating!
If you have a turkey in the show, you are encouraged to pick it up this week. Thank you.
The turkeys are in the building! Come on down and admire the creativity. Vote for your favorite!
The Li’l Art Show concluded Saturday, May 29th. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the artists who contributed to this event and everyone who came in to see all of the fantastic contributions. We had great feedback from everyone and look forward to doing it again next year. We would also like to thank the Linn County Cultural Commission for making these community events possible.
If you participated in the show, please take a moment to fill out a short survey.
Watch this space for upcoming events.