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2017
Art In The Pearl
Fine Arts and Crafts Festival

September 2, 3, & 4
The 21st Annual Art In The Pearl Fine Arts and Crafts Festival will be held Labor Day weekend.  It is located in one of the most beautiful areas in the Pearl District in Portland, Oregon.  The festival is rated one of the top ten art festivals in the country featuring the artwork of 130 artists.

Drawing an estimated 75,000 attendees, Art In The Pearl features exceptional visual artists, artist demonstrations, an interactive art area for children of all ages, a songwriters stage, and a variety

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2016 Best of Show Awards

Our Best of Show winners, chosen by this year’s jury: Amanda Parker, Nile and Michelle Fahmy, Hetty and Norman Metzger. #artpearl Congrats!… Continue reading →

Blick offers AITP 2015 Coupon

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Blick Art Materials is proud to support Art in the Pearl 2015.  See our store for the best in art supplies now and after the festival!  Click the link for a special offer.Continue reading →

Volunteers Needed

Volunteer opportunities during the Art In The Pearl Festival abound! We would love to have you come down and help us make our 19th show our best ever. And there are PERKS! You get a lovely t-shirt in the size of your choice, access to incredible artists and lots or excellent responsibilities. You can sign up now HERE.… Continue reading →

2014 “Best of Show” Winners

Best of Show winners for our 2014 Festival are Patty Roberts, Glass; Lisa Burge, Painting/Printmaking; and Ann Munson, 2D Mixed Media. Congratulations to all of our 2014 artists for making this one of our best shows ever. We hope to see you next year.… Continue reading →

Oregon Art Beat Meet & Greet

Oregon Art Beat will be at Art In The Pearl, Portland’s annual fine arts and crafts community festival, on Labor Day weekend.

Oregon Art Beat will be leading an informational Q&A with featured artist Grayson Malone, show producers, and videographers. Attendees will learn what it is like to be featured on Oregon Art Beat, Grayson’s cast stone, concrete and metal mixed media sculptures, and what’s in store for the upcoming season of Oregon Art Beat.

Join Oregon Art Beat at the start of Art In The Pearl on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 10:30 a.m. at NW 8th Avenue … Continue reading →

Stage Schedule is now UP!

Our schedule for our all-new Art In The Pearl Stage is now posted online. Here is the link. We are very excited about presenting a great line-up of Singer-Songwriters performing original work this year. This online casino should be a special year at our stage and we look forward to getting your feedback about the new format.… Continue reading →

Attention Artists!

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Jurors for our 2013 Show

Every year the Art In The Pearl Festival artist are chosen by a volunteer jury. Each year there is a new panel of jurors.

Jurors for our 2013 show are:

  • Stephen Dixon – Jewelry, Metal
  • Raquel Edwards – 2D mixed media, Photography
  • Sheila Evans – Painting, Drawing
  • Joshua Rodine – Glass
  • Cheryl Snow – Executive Director of Clackamas County Arts Alliance

A very hefty thanks to these talented people for volunteering for this very important weekend.… Continue reading →

Applications Now being Accepted

The 17th annual Art In The Pearl Fine Arts and Crafts Festival takes place Labor Day weekendin the beautiful and historic North Park Blocks of Portland, Oregon. Considered one of thenation’s premier art festivals, Art In The Pearl features the artwork of 130 artists from across theUSA and Canada. The Festival is developed and produced by a dedicated volunteer board of local artists. Our focus is on promoting the arts, educating the public, and strengthening a bond with the community. Please submit your application to join us for one of the best arts festivals inthe country at www.Zapplication.org

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2017 ARTISTS Applications OPEN

Artists interested in applying to jury for our 2017 show should visit our HOW TO APPLY page. Applications are now being accepted. Final deadline is February 28th.

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