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Summer Art Camps
Registration Open

Our Summer Kids Camps offer a fun and unique experience to kids ages 6-14. We have a wonderful array of camps available – everything from painting, sculpture, cultural arts, clay, sewing, and everything in between – with inspiring, experienced art instructors. Each Camp is four days, from Tuesday through Friday, with a different theme each week that is sure to stimulate the imagination. Full-day and half-day options are available. Class sizes are limited to 15 students so get registered today!  Learn More>


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Saturday Kids Art Class

Every Saturday until June 2nd, 2018 with two sessions to choose from 9 – 10:30am or 11am – 12:30pm. Saturday Kids classes offer a fun and supportive environment for kids 3 – 12 years of age, encouraging them to explore their imagination and develop creative skills.  Each Saturday children will be taught by a professional artist from our community demonstrating a variety of art mediums and techniques including drawing, painting, sculpture, collage, and crafts.  Only $5 per child. No pre-registration required.  Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult.  Learn More>


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Teen Art Studio

Every Wednesday from 2:30 – 4:30pm for 13 – 18 year olds.  Two-hour weekly sessions offer teens an open, supportive environment to explore their creativity and develop their artistic techniques. Each class will be led by a professional artist from the community and will be split up into two parts: group project time, and individual time. Only $5 per month.  Learn more>


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Current Exhibitions:

Exhibits from:
March 16 – April 27

Opening Reception:
March 16th 5 – 7pm

Cultural Abstractions, is an exhibition of work by Artist Joe Feddersen. Joe is a member of the Colville Tribe, which is part of the Plateau Indian tradition. In his practice, Feddersen examines the need to both honor the past and adapt to change.

The exhibit is curated by Todd Clark, founder of IMNDN. an organization whose mission is “to help Native artists achieve greater recognition, respect, and ultimately a place in the mainstream art world.” Clark will lead a conversation about Feddersen’s work at a special preview on Thursday, March 15 at 7:00 pm.

The student gallery will feature work by youth from the Cow Creek Band of the Umpqua Tribe of Indians. Entitled, Culture is Prevention, the exhibit connects youth to their ancestors through the gift of cultural arts, which builds resiliency and strength to face the challenges of today’s complicated world.

Heat Wave is a juried exhibit of artists from High Fiber Diet, and will be exhibited in the Corridor Gallery. Each artist created a work that incorporates the color orange.

The Red Door Gallery features Tangible Link by artist Mika Aono, who currently works in the School of Art+Design at the University of Oregon.  Aono describes herself as an obsessive collector who seeks to solve the interconnectedness of things.

Gallery II will be the site for Majesty, paintings by Tamara English. English’s work explores the experience of the presence of the divine in life from an other-worldly perspective such as night-dreams.  Learn More here>


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Fly Tying Sessions
for Veterans

April 4, 18
May 2, 16, 30

6:00 – 8:00 pm at UVAA

Join us and learn the art of fly tying! Instructor Rusty Lininger is a veteran who is inspired to share his love for fly tying with fellow veterans, their family and friends. Upcoming sessions will focus on tying steelhead, trout, and bass flies. For further information, visit the Source One Serenity Facebook page. All tools and materials are provided, donations are welcome.

After every session you will walk away with a fly!  Participation is free of charge.  Drop-in for any session; no pre-registration required.

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Vendor Applications Open

The 50th Annual Umpqua Valley Summer Arts Festival will be held on June 22-24, 2018.  Art Vendor, Food Vendor, Non-Profit, and Entertainer applications for the Summer Arts Festival are now OPEN! All entries are juried for quality.  

Booth spaces are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. June 1st  is the last opportunity to apply, if there are any booth spaces left. Information about booth rates is available in the 2018 Booklet or call Sandee at 541-672-2532.

Learn more and apply online here>


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Call for UVAA
Artist Members for
Red Door Gallery 2019

Deadline: May 1 2018

We welcome all exhibit proposals from our Artist Members for the Red Door Gallery. The Door Red Gallery promotes emerging, mid-career and established Artist Members of UVAA. To ensure the timely and thorough review of your proposal by the UVAA Gallery Committee, please follow the guidelines in the prospectus. Learn more here.


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Bowl Making for
Empty Bowls Project

Saturday, April 21st
10 am – 2 pm

UCAN & UVAA are teaming up for the Empty Bowls Project.  Please join us for a bowl making party on Saturday, April 21st.  No experience required.  Local clay place artists will be available to guide newbies through the process. Clay will be provided.  No registration required, just show up!

Give back to your community through the arts.  Come make and donate a bowl with us.  The Empty Bowls Project Dinner is October 15, 2018.

 


The heart of the Umpqua Valley in southern Oregon is rich in culture and the arts. Since 1979 the Umpqua Valley Arts Association has been involved in the culture and community of Roseburg, hosting the Annual Summer Arts Festival and other events.

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Friends of the Umpqua Valley Arts Association: 

Hallie E. Ford Endowment for Arts in Education of The Oregon Community Foundation, Ed Moorin Trust, Oregon Arts Commission, Dr. John Wm. and Betty Long Unruh Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, Betty Long Unruh Arts Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, The Ford Family Foundation, United Commercial Travelers, Cow Creek Band, Arnold Morton, Lory Utz, Richard Worthey and Debbie Kelley, Marie Rasmussen, Umpqua Insurance, Umpqua Bank, Lone Rock Timber, Dawn and Jeffery Thomas.