FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
President, Charbonneau Arts Association
CHARBONNEAU FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS ANNOUNCES 2023 CALL TO ARTISTS & ARTISANS
(Wilsonville, Oregon, April 15, 2023).
Join us September 22-24, 2023, in the Village of Charbonneau in Wilsonville, Oregon, just south of the Willamette River, for Arts with Flair, the 39th Charbonneau Festival of the Arts. The event includes a Fine Art Gallery, Artisan and Artist Vendor Booths, a Student Art Gallery with student artwork from area high schools, Jazz@Charbonneau, with live music performances, and our always popular Silent Auction fundraiser. Artists have the option of exhibiting up to five juried pieces in the Fine Art Gallery, participating in the Packaged Art Store for matted art and cards, or joining artisans in the Vendor Section with an 8’ x 8’ booth. All Vendor exhibits are indoors and do not require tent canopies. One six-foot table is provided with or without power. There will also be a music stage in the outdoor covered pavilion featuring area jazz musicians. Food and local wines will be available. Artists’ and artisans’ work will be juried. Applications will be processed through ZAPPlication.
Find out more at https://charbonneauarts.org.
The event opens Friday, September 22nd, from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. with the Opening Night Reception (tickets required to attend) in the Activities Center, for Silent Auction, Fine Art and Student Galleries and Packaged Art Store. The Artisan Vendor Show opens Saturday 10-4, and Sunday 10-4. Saturday and Sunday admission is free to the public.
Juried in artists and artisans will receive check-in instructions.
Buyers are drawn from the greater Portland metropolitan area and northern Willamette Valley. With the cancellation of the Wilsonville Festival of Arts, Charbonneau Festival of the Arts may be your only opportunity to exhibit in the area.
Charbonneau Arts Association is a non-profit 503(c)(3) organization whose mission is to provide a venue for the appreciation and promotion of visual arts and other fine arts, create opportunity for local public high school students to exhibit and demonstrate their art, and provide ongoing financial support for the public-school arts programs in the Wilsonville and Canby areas of Clackamas County.