Please join me to celebrate 10 years of local art on First Thursday, March 4th 5-8pm at the 10 x 10 Show—an exhibition featuring artwork 10″ and under by over 80 artists (including me!) from the 2009 Portland Open Studios tour.

Mayor Sam Adams will honor Portland Open Studios with a Proclamation and unveil our 10th Anniversary Purchase Prize for artwork as a gift to the City of Portland. Enjoy live music, refreshments, and this rare opportunity to see an array of art by Portland Open Studios’ artists under one roof.

Opening night refreshments provided by:
Storyteller Wine Co., Full Sail Brewing Co., Artemis Foods, Inc.

Musical guests
Jim Boydston, Daryl Davis, and Steve Remington of Manzanita

This event is free and open to the public. Most artwork is for sale with 20% going to the Kimberly Gales Scholarship fund for young artists.

Exhibition runs March 4 – April 1 Mon – Fri 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Portland City Hall Atrium – 1221 SW 4th Ave, Portland OR

Portland Open Studios is an annual event that supports local artists and provides an art education experience for the public when everyone can Watch Artists at Work in 100 studios around Portland during the 2nd and 3rd weekends in October.

Artist applications for the 2010 tour opened in January; deadline is March 15, 2010. Apply at www.portlandopenstudios.com

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