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Art in the Pearl couldn’t happen without the help of our dedicated, community-minded, and fun volunteers! Click here to Sign Up Now.
As a volunteer, you’ll be a part of Portland’s vibrant art scene and experience one of the nation’s best Fine Arts & Crafts events. You’ll get to peek behind the curtain and work alongside the artists – learning about them, their art and discovering what the art festival life is all about. We encourage you to bring friends, family and/or co-workers to make the experience even more fun!
Additional perks include a commemorative t-shirt, complimentary sodas & snacks … Continue reading →
Our 2019 Jury
The board chooses 5 artists or arts professionals to jury our artist applications. There is a different and unique jury every year.
Christine Clark is an installation and public artist who works in steel, wire, abstract sculpture and mixed materials. She has had numerous solo and group exhibitions locally and nationally and is a member of the Nine Gallery, a non-profit alternative art gallery that exhibits experimental and installation-based work in Portland. She is a two-time recipient of the Oregon Arts Commission Fellowship Grant as well as a Professional Development Grant. She has completed public … Continue reading →
Thank you to our new sponsor, REDFIN, for submitting this article about bringing art into your home.
From cave drawings to renaissance sculptures, art has always been a fundamental part of human experience. One of the many reasons that we value art deeply is because creating, viewing, and incorporating art into our lives positively impacts brain chemistry.
Bringing this positive energy into your home is one of the ways to make our space a healthy outlet for feelings and self-expression. Whether you’ve been in Portland for ten years or you recently rented a new space, choosing art is one of … Continue reading →
Art In The Pearl
Fine Arts and Crafts Festival
September 2, 3, & 4
The 21st Annual Art In The Pearl Fine Arts and Crafts Festival will be held Labor Day weekend. It is located in one of the most beautiful areas in the Pearl District in Portland, Oregon. The festival is rated one of the top ten art festivals in the country featuring the artwork of 130 artists.
Drawing an estimated 75,000 attendees, Art In The Pearl features exceptional visual artists, artist demonstrations, an interactive art area for children of all ages, a songwriters stage, and a variety
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Our Best of Show winners, chosen by this year’s jury: Amanda Parker, Nile and Michelle Fahmy, Hetty and Norman Metzger. #artpearl Congrats!… Continue reading →
Blick Art Materials is proud to support Art in the Pearl 2015. See our store for the best in art supplies now and after the festival! Click the link for a special offer.… Continue reading →
Volunteer opportunities during the Art In The Pearl Festival abound! We would love to have you come down and help us make our 19th show our best ever. And there are PERKS! You get a lovely t-shirt in the size of your choice, access to incredible artists and lots or excellent responsibilities. You can sign up now HERE.… Continue reading →
Best of Show winners for our 2014 Festival are Patty Roberts, Glass; Lisa Burge, Painting/Printmaking; and Ann Munson, 2D Mixed Media. Congratulations to all of our 2014 artists for making this one of our best shows ever. We hope to see you next year.… Continue reading →
Oregon Art Beat will be at Art In The Pearl, Portland’s annual fine arts and crafts community festival, on Labor Day weekend.
Oregon Art Beat will be leading an informational Q&A with featured artist Grayson Malone, show producers, and videographers. Attendees will learn what it is like to be featured on Oregon Art Beat, Grayson’s cast stone, concrete and metal mixed media sculptures, and what’s in store for the upcoming season of Oregon Art Beat.
Join Oregon Art Beat at the start of Art In The Pearl on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 10:30 a.m. at NW 8th Avenue … Continue reading →
Our schedule for our all-new Art In The Pearl Stage is now posted online. Here is the link. We are very excited about presenting a great line-up of Singer-Songwriters performing original work this year. This online casino should be a special year at our stage and we look forward to getting your feedback about the new format.… Continue reading →