At Caswell Gallery we all love summer, not only for the warm weather, but for the many notable art festivals held throughout the region. We try to attend as many as possible, and you’ll see Rip at some of them as well. This list is not complete, but is a very nice sampling of what is taking place over the next few months.
Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts
June 20 – 22, 2014
Lake Oswego, OR
The Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts is a major regional arts event, presenting the creative endeavors of artists from all disciplines of the art world. Event features over 120 artists, food, wine & beer tent, and music.
6th Annual Plein Air & More
June 27-29, 2014
Cannon Beach, OR
The Plein Air & More event includes artists’ receptions along with a collaborative show of art work. More than fifty artists, represented by Cannon Beach’s art galleries will be creating works of art on location throughout town and on the beach. Individual galleries display the finished works on Saturday and Sunday.
Art and the Vineyard
July 4-6, 2014
From its inception as a small art auction and wine-tasting event, Art and the Vineyard has grown into the premier art and wine festival in the Southern Willamette Valley.
Gresham Arts Festival
July 19, 2014
The City of Gresham will present the 2014 Gresham Arts Festival continuing the annual summer tradition of a regional celebration of art, artists, music and community. Talented artisans from around the Pacific Northwest will showcase work in historic downtown Gresham.
Sisters Quilt Walk
July 1-31, 2014
Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show’s is the largest outdoor quilt show in the world. The show began when the founder, Jean Wells Keenan, hung a dozen quilts made by her students outside her quilt shop. A few more ladies brought their quilts to show, then a few more and a few more, eventually becoming an annual event.
Art Burst Northwest, formerly West Linn Arts Festival
August 2-3, 2014
Lake Oswego, OR
ArtBurst Northwest is a fine arts and crafts festival located on the grounds of Marylhurst University. The festival has evolved into a high-quality juried art show showcasing talent from throughout the Portland metropolitan area.
Art in the High Desert
August 22-24, 2014
Art in the High Desert is Central Oregon’s premier juried fine art and craft show, exhibiting over 100 highly acclaimed artists from across the US and Canada. Art in the High Desert takes place on the banks of the Deschutes River, in the Old Mill District.
Art in the Pearl
August 30-31 and September 1, 2014
Art in the Pearl has been named one of the top 10 Arts and Crafts Festivals in the country. The festival fills the Northwest Park Blocks with art, theater, music, and hands-on activities for people of all ages.
Corvallis Fall Festival
September 27 & 28, 2014
Corvallis Fall Festival is the area’s largest art festival celebrating its 42nd year. Our mission is to serve, support and showcase Corvallis while helping local arts and crafts thrive.
Stormy Weather Arts Festival
November 7-9, 2014
Cannon Beach, OR
Each November Cannon Beach’s art community gathers to collectively celebrate diverse talents during this popular festival of the arts. Galleries, shops, hotels and restaurants host a variety of writers, singers, composers, painters, sculptors and more.
Bellevue Arts Fair Weekend
July 25, 26 & 27, 2014
Bellevue Festival of the Arts is a juried arts and crafts fair produced by the Craft Cooperative of the Northwest. It features 200 artisans, musicians and craftspeople from the Northwest and beyond. The Bellevue Festival of the Arts takes place along with two other art fairs, Bellevue Art Museum’s ARTSfair and Bellevue’s 6th Street Fair. Together these three fairs are known as Bellevue Arts Fair Weekend.
Anacortes Arts Festival
August 1-3, 2014
In our 6th decade, we features 250 diverse artisans who transform six blocks of historic downtown. Extending down to the water, Arts at the Port showcases over 30 northwest fine artists in three exhibitions.