Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts
Event dates: June 22, 23 & 24 2012
Lake Oswego, Oregon USA
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Friday & Saturday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Sunday
Events, exhibitions and performances at Lakewood Center for the Arts, George Rogers Park and Marylhurst University
• THE VISUAL ARTS OPEN SHOW
• JURIED FINE ARTS CRAFT FAIRE
• THE GREAT ROOM: A CHRONICLE OF DESIGN
• ARTIST’S VISION
• KID’S DAY IN THE PARK ACTIVITIES
• LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
• GARDEN CAFÉ BY THE OLD SPAGHETTI FACTORY
• YOUNG ARTISTS AT WORK
Event Profile: Lake Oswego, an attractive arts oriented suburb of Portland, Oregon, is celebrating its 49th annual Festival of the Arts. The Festival, an event created by Lakewood Center for the Arts, is a major regional arts event presenting the creative endeavors of recognized and emerging artists and enjoys an outstanding reputation for bringing special exhibits of quality and diversity to a weekend that is accessible to everyone. Attracting some 25,000 visitors during the three days of the event, the Festival includes several art exhibits, food booths, music, and a Craft Faire and in 2012 will feature a special juried and invitational show of photography.
From Pinhole to iPhone
The 49th Annual Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts presents as its cornerstone exhibit Photography: Pinhole to iPhone.
Photography has catapulted to one of the most talked about and used art forms in the 21st Century. This Special Exhibit will explore the evolution and innovation of Photography from traditional darkroom to digital and beyond. Over 150 premier works by invited and juried artists of renown will demonstrate this new renaissance of Photography.
The Festival is held in the Lakewood Center for the Arts in Lake Oswego and George Rogers Park. The special exhibit is housed at Lakewood Center. Other art exhibits (Open Show, Lake Oswego Chronicle, Artist's Vision and High School Art Exhibit) are located at Lakewood Center. The Craft Faire, with more than 120 artists, is located at George Rogers Park across the street from Lakewood Center.
There will be demonstrations and educational displays lectures, displays, and demonstrations featuring leading artists who will explore the techniques of this art form throughout the three-day Festival.
The photography exhibit will feature the works of leading regional and national, photography artists such as: Phil Bard, Ray Bidegain, Dan Burkholder, Polly Chandler, Susan de Witt, Smith Eliot, Andrea Galluzzo, Peter Gomena, Ken Hochfeld, David Lorenz Winston, Robbie McClaran, Loren Nelson, Larry N. Olson, and Jan Sonnenmair.
Special Exhibit Featured Artist Dan Burkholder, Julia Dolan Ph.D, Portland Art Museum’s photography curator and Charles A. Hartman, owner/operator of Charles A. Hartman Fine Art, are judges for the juried portion of the special exhibit. CLICK HERE to learn about the Jurors.
Click here for a listing of artists accepted into the juried show.
The overall curators for this special photography exhibit is Portland area photographer Loren Nelson.
Artwork credits this page:
Top: Dan Burkholder "Three Trees by Water"
#2: Ray Bidegain "Tulips"
#3: David Lorenz Winston "Semi Sandwich"
Bottom: Susan de Witt "Hood"
Suggested Donation: All events are free and open to the public (except as noted) however, a suggested donation of $5 per person/$10 per family is encouraged. Please help continue to provide opportunities for artists.
Food: There are food vendors at Lakewood Center for the Arts and George Rogers Park.
Transportation: Parking is extremely limited. The Festival offers a complimentary shuttle system from designated lots . Click here for shuttle info.