Portland, OR. Oregon’s annual Fine Arts & Crafts Festival called “Art In The Pearl” is off and running through Labor Day. Artists must submit their work in advance and only 130 were selected for the festival. “And They Danced!” is a hand drawn & hand cut paper insect sculptures made primarily using archival paper stock, illustration ink & acrylic paint. This collection, by artist Jennifer Ivory, represents larger-then-life butterflies from around the world.”Art In The Pearl” is free and has been named one of the top 10 Arts and Crafts Festivals in the country (source: Art Fair Source Book). The festival fills the Northwest Portland Park blocks with art, theater, music, and hands-on activities for people of all ages. Over one hundred artists show and sell work ranging from fine wooden furniture to beautiful paintings to photography, glass, clay, metal, jewelry, and more.
Here’s a sampling of what you can see this year:
Here’s a map of the Art in the Pearl location:
10am-6pm Saturday and Sunday (September 3rd and 4th, 2016)
10am-5pm on Monday (September 5th, 2016)
The Northwest Park blocks of Portland, Oregon, between W Davis and NW Flanders at NW 8th Avenue.
Parking available at the following City Center lots NW Broadway and Couch, NW Park and Gleason, NW 9th and Davis and NW 9th and Couch.