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UVA Artist Opportunities

Umpqua Valley Arts is dedicated to the belief that the arts are an indispensable element of a thriving and meaningful community, and that ideas & art in its many forms should be available to all. Our arts exhibition programming is inspired by our energetic community, the geography in which our organization is situated, and the unique history of our region and our institution. When we learn to appreciate art together, we are learning to acknowledge and respect the histories that bind us together, and the changing world that surrounds us.
Please see the list below for UVA’s Artist Opportunities. We welcome both new (and returning) artists to submit work to our open calls to artists. Please note the submission deadlines! 

UVA Exhibit Proposals for 2023

UVA CALLS FOR ART: WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2023 EXHIBITION YEAR. PROPOSAL DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 11, 2022.

Prospectus

Click here to submit your proposal!

Top Image: A Soft Person Impersonating Hard Stone; Jillian Browning
Bottom Image: 2018 Artworks Northwest

We will welcome exhibit proposals for the 2023 Exhibition year on April 1, 2022. The Corridor, Gallery II, and Hallie Brown Ford Gallery operated by the Umpqua Valley Arts Gallery Staff, are exhibit venues for all artists with a focus on regional, national solo and group exhibitions. 

Artists working in all themes and media are welcome to apply. These exhibits help to promote emerging, mid-career, and established artists as well as gives a space to a diverse group of voices in art. UVA’s exhibition programming is inspired by our energetic community, the geography in which our organization is situated, and the unique history of our region and our institution.

When we learn to appreciate art together, we are learning to acknowledge and respect the histories that bind us together, and the changing world that surrounds us.

Exhibits rotate every eight to 10 weeks.

UVA’s Annual Members’ Exhibit

REGISTRATION OPENS SEPTEMBER 13th!

NON-JURIED – NO THEME – ANY MEDIA! 

OPEN AND FREE TO ALL CURRENT UVA MEMBERS!

Every year the UVA hosts a Members Art Exhibit. UVA’s artist members share the art they have created with the entire community! This event showcases your dedication to your studio practice and to the community through the making and showing of your artworks. Come and fill all of our galleries with your newest work so we can all see, experience, support, and celebrate your progress!

REGISTRATION OPENS: September 13, 2022

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 26, 2022

OPENING RECEPTION: November 4, 2022 | 4pm-7pm

EXHIBIT DATES: November 4 – December 23, 2022

REGISTRATION COMING SOON!

CLICK HERE TO BECOME A UVA MEMBER!

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS YEAR-ROUND

CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW WORKS AND INVENTORY

 Our Gift Gallery is a great opportunity for artists to exhibit and sell their work year-round for all to view. With different events and exhibitions bringing visitors from all over, artists will have the opportunity to share their work with a broad audience of art collectors and guests! Open to all artists and all mediums, we feature both members and non-members work for sale. Apply today to be considered as one of our featured artists!

ONLINE APPLICATION

MORE INFORMATION

APPLICATION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 11TH, 2022

Every year, UVA presents Handmade Holiday, a showcase of handmade gifts and goods by artists and makers from Douglas County and beyond. This event is a great opportunity for artists to sell their work around the holidays, and for visitors to find unique, one-of-a-kind gifts. Handmade Holiday is open to all artists and all mediums and we feature members and non-members work for sale. Apply today to be considered as one of our featured artists!

ONLINE APPLICATION

MORE INFORMATION

Handmade Holiday

REGISTRATION OPEN

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UVA Exhibit Proposals for Artist Members for 2023

WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2023 EXHIBITION YEAR. PROPOSAL DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 11, 2023.

This is an opportunity for all UVA Artist Members to apply for an exhibit in the Red Door Gallery. The Door Red Gallery, measuring 150 square feet, exhibits help promote emerging, mid-career, and established Artist Members. Exhibits usually rotate every six to seven weeks.

We welcome all exhibit proposals from our Artist Members and thank you for your interest in showing at UVA. Creative approaches and content are always valued.

ONLINE APPLICATION

PROSPECTUS

If you have any questions or need to make special arrangements, please contact [email protected].

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