Call to Artists


2018 Artworks Northwest

Registration Deadline:  March 9, 2018
Exhibit Runs: May 4 – June 24, 2018

The Umpqua Valley Arts Association (UVAA) invites artists who are working in the Pacific Northwest (Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Alaska, British Columbia, Western Montana, and Western Wyoming) to submit artworks to our annual Artworks Northwest Juried Show. Open Media – Open themed. Cash awards: $1000 1st Place,  $500 2nd Place,  $300 3rd Place,  The J. Lynn Peterson – Hundred Valleys Award – $200.

This year’s juror is Andries Fourie.  Andries Fourie is a South African-born curator, artist and teacher. He has a Masters in Art from California State University, Sacramento, and a Masters of Fine Art from The University of California, Davis. Fourie is the curator for the High Desert Museum in Bend, Oregon.

Submission Guidelines
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UVAA Exhibit Proposal 2019

Registration Deadline:  May 1, 2018

We welcome exhibit proposals from artists for the 2019 Exhibition year. Exhibit proposals are due on May 1, 2018. Hallie Brown Ford Gallery focuses on local, regional, national solo and group exhibitions. All themes and media are welcome. These exhibits help promote emerging, mid-career, and established artists. Exhibits usually rotate every six to seven weeks.

The Corridor, Gallery II, and Hallie Brown Ford Gallery operated by the Umpqua Valley Arts Association (UVAA) Gallery Staff, are exhibit venues for contemporary artists focusing on regional, national and international solo and group exhibitions.

Submission Guidelines
Apply Online


UVAA Artist Members 
for Red Door Gallery 2019 

Deadline:  May 1, 2018

We welcome exhibit proposals from UVAA Artist Members for the 2019 exhibit year!  The Door Red Gallery, measuring 150 square feet, exhibits help promote emerging, mid-career, and established Artist Members of UVAA. Exhibits usually rotate every six to seven weeks.

We welcome all exhibit proposals from our Artist Members and thank you for your interest in showing at UVAA. All themes and media are welcome.

Submission Guidelines
Apply Online



UVAA Annual Members Show 

Submission Deadline June 9, 2018
Exhibit runs July 13 – Sept 7, 2018

Open and free to all UVAA Artist Members!

All the members of the Umpqua Valley Arts Association are welcome to submit their work to create a diverse showing of recent artwork in the Hallie Brown Ford, Red, Gallery II and Corridor Galleries. This is a wonderful way for artist members to share their ideas, successes, and progress collectively.

Not a Member? 
There’s still time to sign up or renew your membership and get into the show. Visit our Membership Page to get started.

Before you submit your work:
Make sure your UVAA membership is current when you send your registration by calling the Arts Center at 541-672-2532 or emailing us at 

Gift Gallery

Accepting applications all year-round

UVAA has a small, but lovely Gift Gallery space that offers visitors an opportunity to purchase fine handcrafted art pieces and gives the opportunity for artists to sell works on an ongoing basis. Open to all Artists and all mediums, juried entries by Gallery Director, Sandee McGee.


Umpqua Valley Arts Association is a catalyst for supporting and nurturing the creative spirit of emerging and experienced artists by providing opportunities for their professional development.

For more information or questions please feel free to contact the Arts Center’s Gallery Director; Sandee McGee at 672-2532 or by email at

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.