The City of Beaverton Arts Program invites artists to participate in revolving exhibit opportunities.

Each location has specific guidelines that must be followed.

The Beaverton Building Galleries | 12725 SW Millikan Way, Beaverton OR 97005

  • 2-D exhibition and sale opportunities on 1st, 4th & 5th floors
  • 1 - 2 month display period (depending upon availability)
  • Exhibit hours are 8 am - 5 pm, Monday through Friday
  • Open to artists living or working in Washington County
  • Artists are responsible for hanging and displaying their own work
  • Guidelines must be adhered to, and all forms must be completed

Beaverton City Library | Main Branch and Murray Scholls Branch

  • Beaverton Main Library (12725 SW 5th Street, Beaverton OR)
    • 2 month display periods
    • Option to display on 1st or 2nd floor, or both
    • Hours of Operation:
      • Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
      • Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
      • Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
      • Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Beaverton Murray Scholls Branch Library (11200 SW Murray Scholls Pl. Suite 102, Beaverton OR)
    • 2 month display periods
    • Display shelves for smaller 3D work
    • Hours of Operation:
      • Monday – Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
      • Thursday – Sunday: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Bogza Coffee | 12600 SW Crescent St, #110, Beaverton OR 97005

  • 2-D works accepted
  • 2-month display period
  • Exhibit hours are 6:30 am – 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday, and 8 am – 3 pm, Saturday
  • Open to all artists; preference will be given to those living or working Washington County
  • Artists are responsible for hanging and displaying their own work
  • Guidelines must be adhered to, and all forms must be completed

Cedar Hills Recreation Center | 11640 SW Park Way, Portland OR 97225

  • 2-D works accepted
  • Exhibition and sale opportunities on the corner of SW Cedar Hills Blvd and Parkway
  • 2-month display period
  • Open to all artists; preference will be given to those living or working in Washington County
  • Artists are responsible for hanging and displaying their own work
  • Guidelines must be adhered to, and all forms must be completed

Providence St. Vincent | 9205 SW Barnes Rd, Portland OR 97225

  • Open to artists 55 years and older
  • Exhibition and sale opportunities at the West Pavilion on the 2nd floor between the Heart Center and Cafeteria
  • 3-month display period
  • Open to artists living in Washington County
  • Beaverton Arts Commission volunteers will assist artists in hanging work
  • Guidelines must be adhered to, and all forms must be completed

Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center | 13000 SW 2nd St, Beaverton OR 97005

  • 2-D works accepted
  • 2-month display period
  • Exhibit hours are 6:30 am – 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday, and 8 am – 3 pm, Saturday
  • Open to all artists; preference will be given to those living or working Washington County
  • Artists are responsible for hanging and displaying their own work
  • Guidelines must be adhered to, and all forms must be completed

Questions?

For more information about the Beaverton Revolving Art Program, submissions, or selection process, please contact: Kourtnee Buechner at kbuechner@BeavertonOregon.gov, or 503-526-2376.

ACCESSIBILITY INFORMATION: This information can be made available in alternative formats such as large print or audio tape. To request alternative formats contact: Kourtnee Buechner at kbuechner@BeavertonOregon.gov or 503-526-2376. Use 711 for relay service.


OUTDOOR ART CONTEST 

SAT, OCT 6, 2018

Discover ART in Beaverton! We are excited to kick-off the weekend at the Beaverton Arts Mix! (BAM!) Art Show and Sale, with our FUN Beaverton QUICK DRAW event. We invite artists to discover Beaverton and show us what they see while Beaverton folks discover and witness ART happening in their community. This event takes place simultaneous to the regular Farmer’s Market, drawing more than 10,000 attendees.

WHO 

QUICK DRAW welcomes seedling and seasoned artists. Artists do not need to be considered a professional to participate. Artists that register will choose to participate in either the Quick Draw.

WHERE 

There are three locations: Beaverton City Library, City Park, or the Farmer’s Market. There will be Figurative Tableau Vivant at the Library (staged posing of models, or “living picture”). The models will pose a scene from the Beaverton Civic Theatre’s play Schoolhouse Rock Live! Artists may capture all or part of the scene for their art piece.   

SALES 

There is no consignment fee. Art works will be hung through Sunday, October 7, 2018 at the BAM! Art Show and Sale. Art work can be sold at the show through the end of the event on Sunday, October 7, 2018.

PRIZES  

$500 1st Place | $300 2nd Place | $200 People’s Choice

SCHEDULE | SAT, OCT 6 

8:30 – 9:30 AM | Registration & Check-in @ City Library Conference room; artists set-up at one of three locations 

9:30 AM | Models strike pose for artist set-up at City Library location 

9:50 AM | Models break 

10:00 AM | Quick Draw begins 

12:00 PM | Quick Draw ends  

OCT 6 – 7 | Quick Draw art will be on display and for sale at the show

RULES 

  • Artists may enter one piece 
  • The piece may be of any subject matter within the competition boundaries 
  • Artists may choose any of these locations: 1. Figurative under tree in front of City Library, 2. Farmer’s Market, 3. City Park area 
  • All contestant’s art will be on display and for sale at the art show, OCT 6 – OCT 7 
  • Artists will receive 100% of all sales 
  • Artists will pick-up unsold art SUN | OCT 7, 1 – 7 PM, at City Library. If you are unable to be there it is your responsibility to make arrangements for pick-up  
  • There is no minimum age requirement (youth 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult) 
  • Artists do not need to be a professional 
  • Artists do not have to enter their artwork for the competition

QUICK DRAW 

  • Quick Draw artists may choose any style or media that does not use electronic or photographic devices. 
  • All Quick Draw pieces are required to be “hang-ready,” with picture wire hanging on the back (hanging hooks or saw tooth hangers are not acceptable).  
  • Quick Draw artwork must be framed or presented on wrapped canvas with wiring for judging and hanging. If you will be framing, for best results, prepare the frame components ahead of time. Bring all tools and components needed to finish the piece. There will NOT be a supply kit available.
  • Quick Draw: toned canvas or paper is allowed with a very basic wash

This program is intended to support rare or unexpected opportunities, especially for emerging artists, students, or organizations new to the grant-making process. Projects could include workshops, art classes, or art activities that serve Beaverton residents.

Who: Students, individual artists, and arts and culture organizations who serve the Beaverton community. Beaverton schools and libraries are also eligible to apply.

What: This grant program is intended to provide support outside of the annual Beaverton community grant cycle for unanticipated events or opportunities.

Amount: Up to $500 per applicant. Only one request per individual or organization will be funded each calendar year. Applicants who receive a Beaverton community grant in this cycle will not be eligible for the diverse art offerings grant.

Applications Due: Accepted now through December 31, or until all grant funds are expended.

Applicants Notified: Depends on application date

Activity Dates: All funded activities must take place by December 31, 2018.

Questions?

For more information, please contact: Kourtnee Buechner at kbuechner@BeavertonOregon.gov, or 503-526-2376.

ACCESSIBILITY INFORMATION: This information can be made available in alternative formats such as large print or audio tape. To request alternative formats contact: Kourtnee Buechner at kbuechner@BeavertonOregon.gov or 503-526-2376. Use 711 for relay service.