Call to Artists


UVAA Annual Members Show 

Submission Deadline June 8, 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 

Submission Guidelines
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Umpqua Plein Air 2018
Call for Artists 

Deadline:  September 1, 2018

UVAA’s Umpqua Plein Air is a three-day annual painting event and competition for artists working en plein air. During the event, artists will capture Douglas County’s wild and stunning landscapes including the breathtaking, emerald waters of the North Umpqua River and the peaceful, golden hills at Doc Bailey’s Farm.

Cash prizes offered, along with 40 awards of distinction!  Learn More> 

Online Schedule
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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.