Call to Artists


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Call to Artists: Poster Contest

Submission Deadline: Friday, February 10, 2017

Share your creativity and passion for the 49th Annual Summer Arts Festival by creating an original artwork you think best exemplifies the Summer Arts Festival theme: The He{art} of Umpqua. 

Entries will be judged by UVAA’s Gallery Committee and Summer Arts Festival Committee. The winning poster will be used to promote the festival through marketing materials including; Umpqua Valley Arts Association’s website, social media, festival guide, collateral, press releases and signage. The artist will retain ownership of the original artwork and will be publicly acknowledged. This gives an artist incredible exposure!

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Call to Artists: Art, Food, Entertainers & Non-Profits

Save the Date! Registration opens January 15, 2017

Early Bird Deadline: Art vendors apply by March 15th and not only save money but be featured in the Summer Arts Festival Guide.

Application deadline for all vendors: Art, Food and Non-profits is June 1st

The Umpqua Valley Arts Association is proud to present our 49th Annual Summer Arts Festival, the largest arts festival in Douglas, Coos and Curry Counties.

This eagerly anticipated celebration of the arts is well attended and is strongly promoted with a marketing plan including; newspaper coverage, television coverage, radio and public interest.

The arts festival can accommodate over 100 fine artists from around the country offering a wide variety of high-quality handcrafted arts such as jewelry, wood, ceramics, glass, fibers and much more. In addition, the McMenamins food court features a wide variety of food vendors plus beer and wine. Entertainment & music performances will be presented on the Family and Main Stages. This three day Arts Festival will host more than 16,000 people over the course of the weekend.

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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.

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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 sandee@uvarts.com.


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.