Thursday, June 23, 2011

"Celebration of Birds" Invitational Feb. 5 - 26

North American Birds Art Featured

For the month of February, the Klamath Art Association and Gallery will host its annual invitational exhibition "In Celebration of Birds," in conjunction with the Winter Wings Festival. Artists and photographers from all over the region are expected to participate.

Visitors can look forward to view images depicting North American native bird life in a wide variety of media and styles. Paintings, drawings, sculptures, and photographs will amaze and delight. The show will open with a public reception for the artists on Sunday, February 5th from noon to 4 pm. People’s Choice awards will be awarded for art, photography, and three-dimensional works based on votes from people attending the first two weeks of the exhibit. The exhibit will continue through Sunday February 26th.

The Klamath Art Gallery is located in historic Maple Park at 120 Riverside Drive, at the South end of the Link River "birding trail." The gallery is open Thursdays through Mondays, noon to 4 PM.  For additional information about the historic Klamath Art Association and Gallery phone 541-883-1833 during business hours. 

 Admission is always FREE!

Showing next month: Encaustic paintings by N. Teddy Goldsworthy-hanner

2017 Exhibits
Our 71st Year

(Please be sure to check back often for updates and additions!)
Feb. 5 - 26      "In Celebration of Birds"  Invitational Exhibit featuring North
                        American birds. Reception Sunday, February 5, noon to 4 PM

Feb. 26            Sunday - artists are to pick up unsold work from 4 to 6 PM

March 5-26    "Reflections on an Unknown Journey" Encaustic paintings by
                       N. Teddy Goldsworthy-hanner. Reception Sunday, March 5, noon to 4 PM

April 2-30       "Oil and Glass" Paintings and mosaics by Thomas Cogley 
                       Reception Sunday, April 2, noon to 4 PM

April 16           Easter Sunday - closed

May 4             Work due for Annual Membership Exhibit 2 to 6 PM. Members Only.

May 7-28        Annual Membership Exhibit
                       Reception Sunday, May 7, noon to 4 PM 

May ?             Annual membership meeting - date to be determined

May 28th        Sunday, artists are to pick up unsold work from 4 to 6 PM

May 29th        Memorial Day - closed

June 4-25      "Artful Explorations: Designs Beyond the Folds" Works by Barbara Turner 
                      Reception Sunday, June 4, noon to 4 PM

July 2-30       "The Journey Home" Paintings in acrylic and watercolor by Gaylene Briggs
                      Reception Sunday, July 9, noon to 4 PM

July 4             4th of July - Closed

Aug. 6-27      "Water Media:  Wet and Wild" Acrylic and watercolor paintings by Sandra Hall
                      Reception Sunday, August 6, noon to 4 PM

Sept. 3-24      "Unraveled - A Collection of Artisan Textiles" by the Klamath Spinners and
                      Weavers Guild. Reception Sunday, September 3, noon to 4 PM

Sept. 4           Labor Day - Closed

Oct. 1-29       "A Little Bit of This & A Little Bit of That" Art by Jean Nelson
                      Reception Sunday, Oct. 1, noon to 4 PM

Oct. - Dec.     Ross Raglund Theater Exhibit Rotation - details coming in e-mails.

Nov. 23          Thanksgiving Day - Closed

Nov.  2           Work due for Holiday Showcase 2- 6 PM. Members Only.

Nov. 5 – Dec. 17   Members Annual Holiday Showcase 
                      Opening reception Sunday, November 5, noon to 4 PM

 Dec. 3           Annual Holiday Open House, Sunday, noon to 4 PM

Dec. 17          Sunday - Artists are to pick up unsold work 4 to 6PM

***All exhibit start dates are on the First Sunday of the month and end on the LAST
    Sunday of month except as noted. Note Holiday Closures.

2018 Exhibits and Events
Our 72nd year

Jan.               OPEN

Feb.               "Celebration of Birds Invitational"

Mar.               OPEN

April               Sculpture and Paintings by Thomas Dyer

May                Annual Membership Exhibit

June               OPEN

July                OPEN

Aug.               OPEN

Sept.              OPEN

Oct.                OPEN

Nov/Dec         Annual Holiday Showcase

Pending Applicants: We are strong urging applicants to apply with another artist or two as it only strengthens the draw for the exhibit!  We are now taking applications for 2018 and 2019.

About the Klamath Art Association and Gallery

Located in Klamath Falls Oregon at 120 Riverside Drive, the Klamath Art Association Gallery showcases a different artist or photographer nearly every month in a cozy intimate gallery space that is a delight for gallery goers. A few months per year are dedicated to group shows. The gallery not only shows work from local artists and photographers, but also hosts shows by artists from outside the region. Admission is free. From time to time KAA offers instructional classes that are open to the public, as are all of our events. The 
non-profit member supported Klamath Art Association averages 140 members. 

KAA is the oldest organization of its kind in Oregon and was incorporated as a non-profit organization in 1946. The Gallery is open from 12-4 PM Thursdays thru Mondays. During the months of June through September, our membership participated in the community 3rd Thursday Art Walks. 

Sales Policies 
At least 75% of all works displayed in exhibits are for sale. In members's group exhibits and in invitational showings in January, February, April, November and December, all works are for sale. Works are considered sold only after payment is made by cash, check, or major credit card (Visa and Mastercard). A 30 lay-a-way plan is available. If a work is sold, the gallery will notify the artist to bring in a replacement piece. 
New members are always welcome!
Membership benefits are huge! Networking within the community, and learning about statewide opportunities to view and sell artwork or photography keep KAA members extremely well informed.

Membership applications/renewal forms are available by clicking on the Membership link at the top of this page. Please note to mail them to our post office box listed on the application. Applications are also available at the gallery.
Current annual dues as of 8/312015 are:

Senior/student $ 30   
Single               $ 35
Family              $ 45
Business          $ 50
Patron              $ 60
Bronze Patron $ 100
Silver Patron    $ 250
Gold Patron     $ 500
Platinum Patron $ 1,000

Volunteers are always welcome!
You must be a member to volunteer. For a current list of volunteer opportunities  click on this link: Volunteers and/or contact us us at or phone us at 541-883-1833 if you are interested in learning more.
Instructors are needed to teach classes.
The gallery is looking for qualified instructors to teach art, crafts, and photography classes. The gallery charges a minimal fee for using the gallery for instruction, and it is up to the instructor to set their tuition fee for each class. Applications for teaching a class  are available at this link: and at the gallery. If you plan to provide materials, that needs to be in your fee structure. Classes can only be taught outside of regular gallery operational hours which are Thursdays through Mondays noon to 4 PM. The gallery is unavailable the second Tuesday of every month. 

Requesting an exhibit at the Klamath Art Gallery:
The gallery is now taking applications for OPEN months in 2018 and 2019.  Also will consider request to fill in for possible future cancellations.  Click on the tab links on the top of this page and directly print out an application form. Also be sure to read "Exhibit Policies. Read it carefully. A deposit fee is required. Please note to mail your application packet to our post office box listed on the application. Do NOT drop them off at the galleryApplication forms are also available at the gallery. If you have other questions about exhibiting, contact us via email to or phone the gallery at 541-883-1833 and leave a message for Exhibits coordinator Barbara Turner. 

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