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Zegers Raffle Tickets

Ten Dollars for a Zegers?? That’s right, you can buy a raffle ticket with the chance to own Paul Zegers’ beautiful A North Umpqua Morning (above) for only $10. Raffle tickets can be purchased at UVAA, over the phone, or online, with the drawing taking place December 19th.

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Wednesday Night Special

 August 20th Our galleries will be open from 6:45 – 8:45 p.m. so that you can enjoy the stunning artwork created by UVAA members, and the joyful pieces from our summer art camp students. From 7:15 – 8:15 p.m. you are invited to participate in a community conversation on the topic: What does it mean to be a member of UVAA? This topic is especially vital since UVAA is a member-based organization. We will reflect upon and discuss such questions as: Who does UVAA serve? And how? What should motivate/inspire someone to be a member of UVAA? What is aRead More

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Local Arts In Action

UVAA Gets a Fish Out Front Artist Kim Blodgett created a mosaic-covered salmon to grace the entryway of the UVAA building! Come by and check it out! Sculpture design was done by Dean Allison. The Oregon Birthday Banner Project was a success! Thanks to Marie Rasmussen and many dedicated volunteers, the art of 39 artists (many of them UVAA members) made this project possible! All the art on the banners depicted subjects from Oregon to celebrate the Sesquicentennial (150 year anniversary) of Oregon statehood. The banners were exhibited on the outside entryway during the 21st Annual UVAA Summer Arts FestivalRead More

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