workshops and lectures

This page includes a listing of local (and some national) professional development workshops, lectures, forums and conferences open to artists, educators, and organizations. Most of these notices are listed according to start date, although some workshops are spread over a period of time so it’s best to peruse the entire list. Disclaimer: RACC does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of this outside information. This list is not intended to endorse any views expressed or products or services offered by these links. To submit a notice go to Submit an Opportunity.

Harold Walkup: Learn the Magic of Acrylic Ink

Deadline May 27, 2022

IN-PERSON WORKSHOP Oregon Society of Artists Sat – Sun, May 28 – 29, 2022 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM All Levels In this class Harold will demonstrate several techniques and the many advantages that Acrylic Ink offers the creative artist. You will learn the wet-on-wet technique that gives multiple layers of vibrant color all at […]

Wardrobe Re.Vamp

Deadline June 03, 2022

Okay, so maybe over this last year you’ve been wearing the same small handful of garments and you’ve lost touch with what makes you feel great. Maybe your body has shifted and it’s time to curate some new pieces that delight you. Maybe you keep looking at the same too-long shirt hemline or broken zipper […]

Sue Jensen: Textures and Composition with Oil and Cold Wax

Deadline June 07, 2022

IN-PERSON WORKSHOP Oregon Society of Artists Fri – Sun, June 3 – 5, 2022 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM All Levels | Painting / Oil / Cold Wax If you are interested in creating amazing texture and design in your art, this workshop is for you. During your instructional time with Sue, you will learn […]

Anji Grainger: Layered Texturing in Watercolor and Mixed Media –Creating a Strong Design Foundation

Deadline June 08, 2022

IN-PERSON WORKSHOP Oregon Society of Artists Fri-Sun, June 10-12, 2022 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM Join Anji to explore elements of design with texture, incorporating mixed media to add depth and foundation to your paintings. Stencils, salt, stamps, objects from Nature, collage, and use of a gelli-plate will be some of the tools utilized in […]

Photographic Lumen Printing Workshop

Deadline June 18, 2022

Create dreamy color prints of botanical specimens using a fun and easy camera-less photographic method Stroll the grounds of The Verdancy Project collecting botanical specimens to create your own beautiful and ghostly color prints. Each person attending this workshop will create a bundle of their own beautiful lumen prints – a cameraless photographic process – […]

Writing the Unloved: a Hands-on Literary Exploration of Great Basin Reptiles

Deadline July 05, 2022

A five-day hybrid workshop/residency experience at Oregon Outback residency center PLAYA Summer Lake, “Writing the Unloved” gives writers the chance to immerse themselves equally in their craft and the flora and fauna found at the edge of the Great Basin. Led by author and biologist Tom Titus, this guided residency will provide a hands-on opportunity […]

Learn the Ancient Art of Encaustic Painting

Deadline July 31, 2022

Have you ever been curious about painting with molten beeswax? Would you like to expand your practice or build upon the experience that you already have with encaustic? I am currently offering private 1-2 person workshops. Join me in my art studio in Troutdale, OR, just 30 min from Portland. I live on 4.5 beautiful […]

Connections: The Art and Science of Symbiosis

Deadline September 05, 2022

This is a 4-night workshop/residency experience with guided field trips in the morning, led by Diana Six, Symbiologist and Professor of Forest Entomology/Pathology. Each field trip is followed by afternoons of open studio time to creatively interpret and respond to what you experienced in the medium of your choice. These lessons of connection in nature […]

Disclaimer: RACC does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of this outside information. This list is not intended to endorse any views expressed or products or services offered by these links.