Lake Oswego, June 24th. The Lakewood Center for the Arts earned high praise from supporters enjoying the creative endeavors of  artists like Brandis Sarich who is pictured with her husband, Kevin Sarich.  The Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts attracted an estimated 25,000 visitors during its three day run. The Festival included several art exhibits, food booths, entertainment, a Craft Faire and featured a special juried and invitational show of photography.

Anne Schauffler and Danny Schauffler

Anne Schauffler and Danny Schauffler

Tonya Bunick and Bailey Bunick were volunteering through the National Charity League

Tonya Bunick and Bailey Bunick were volunteering through the National Charity League

 

Robin and Bob Endres

Robin and Bob Endres

 

Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts 2012

Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts 2012

 

 

Bill Warner and Ashley Wase from the Lakewood Theatre Company

Bill Warner and Ashley Wase from the Lakewood Theatre Company

 

Janeen Rundle, Danny Schauffler Norman Sylvester (The Boogie Cat) Kevin Rankin

Janeen Rundle, Danny Schauffler,Norman Sylvester (The Boogie Cat) Kevin Rankin

From The Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts:

The festival is a program division of the Lakewood Center for the Arts, a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization.

The Festival of the Arts takes place at the Lakewood Center for the Arts and George Rogers Park, both on State Street in downtown Lake Oswego, Oregon USA.

In the park, you will find a juried Craft Faire of 110 booths featuring fine arts crafts, a delightful variety of foods at the Food Court, a wine and beer pavilion, and a variety of musical entertainment on the Park Entertainment Stage. The park also features Family Day Activities, and ongoing demonstrations by the artisans of their craft.

At the Lakewood Center for the Arts, several different art exhibits are featured. The largest exhibit is the Visual Arts Open Show with over 1,100 pieces of art submitted by artists from all over the region. In addition, the Festival also presents a Special Juried Exhibit of fine artwork as well as a series of hands-on arts activities. The Festival also partners with the Lake Oswego School District to present a high quality K-12 exhibit and the Lake Oswego Foundation for the Arts to provide the Lake Oswego Arts Chronicle, an invited visual art exhibit.

Mission Statement

The Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts’ primary goal is to educate by promoting, supporting, coordinating, and exhibiting the arts of the region.

History

The Festival was originally started by the Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce and moved under the umbrella of the Lakewood Center for the Arts 20 years ago, as an annual activity of the Center. It is sustained by valuable partnerships with the City of Lake Oswego, Clackamas County Tourism and Development Council, the Chamber of Commerce, the Lake Oswego Rotary Club, the School District, small and large businesses, the “Friends of the Festival,” plus more than 500 volunteers who work throughout the year and the weekend to make the Festival the success it is.

The Festival, a sub division of the Lakewood Center for the Arts, a non-profit arts center, is committed to arts education, performance and exhibition. Contributions to the Festival are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Our tax ID number is 93-0700108.

This is a weekend to experience, to be educated and to enjoy!

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