5th Annual Arts Alive!

August 12 & 13, 2022

Arts Alive! serves regional audiences of Linn and Benton Counties by coordinating innovative, thought-provoking art projects which support artists by providing opportunities to share their work with the public. Our 2022 Artis Alive will include opportunities for visual artists, musicians, installation artists, teaching artists, open mic, and musical performances.

Information Session

Join us for an informational session for artists who are interested in learning more about this year’s Arts Alive! This session will be recorded and available for viewing through Zoom. The Information Session includes an event breakdown and timelines, a review of the types of calls open to creatives, and a Q& A portion.

*This session was recorded with auto-generated closed captioning.

**If you require any assistance to attend, please get in touch with Claire Elam at claire@theartscenter.net.  Si necesita ayuda para asistir, por favor comuníquese con Claire Elam en claire@theartscenter.net **

Applications and Calls to Creatives!

Teaching Artists/Workshops – EXTENDED Deadline 7/3/22

The Arts Center is seeking a ceramic workshop artist for Adults for the 5th Annual Arts Alive! event on Saturday, August 13, 2022, from 3:30 – 6:30 pm. The Arts Center invites artists working in ceramics to apply to teach a workshop in their chosen style. Please see the event schedule at the end of the application description for further details regarding timeslots and events.

Open Mic Signup

Online signup ends August 7, 2022 in person signup may be available August 13. Participate in the Open Mic Session of Arts Alive! This Sign up is Open to all performance related artists. Each performer will be given 5-10 minute slots are available. See full description and signup in the Open Mic Sign Up link below.

Arts Alive! 2022

Photo: Madison Taylor

August 12, 2022 7pm

Join us for the 5th Annual Arts Alive! Celebration & Artist Reception

Tickets are just $15 and include a drink ticket (21+). Plus, don’t miss the Caricatures, Poetry, Pizza, Cocktails, and Live Band!

  • Caricatures by Joan Linse
  • Poetry reading by Eric Braman, Lady Rose, Abrava Ormiga, & TBA
  • Live Music by Glide Divine

*Ticket sales open July 1, 2022

August 13, 2022 12pm – 9pm

  • Workshops
    • $25 – Family Friendly (10-17 with a Guardian)
      • Early Photography & Light Drawing with Koa Tom
      • Book Illustration with Jessica Rehfield
    • $40 – Adult (18+)
      • Anatomy of A Poem with Lady Rose
      • Mouse & House Felting with Sabra Comins
      • The Beauty of Tenderness: Group Embroidery workshop with Limei Lai
      • Nature Inspired Round Weaving with Emily McKenzie
      • Monotype Printmaking with Edith Wolfe
      • Ceramics with TBA
  • Free
    • Open Mic
    • Ceramic Bust Building Demo with Jesse Felix
  • Suggested Donation $15
    • Concert with Church Ladies opening for Halie Loren
  • See below for schedule

*Sales open July 1, 2022

Adult Workshops
Family Friendly Workshops
(10 – 17 with a Guardian)
DemonstrationOpen MicConcert
12:00 – 2:30 Anatomy of a Poem12:00 – 2:30 Book Illustration12:00 – 2:30 Ceramic Bust Building2:30 – 3:306:30 – 9:00
12:00 – 2:00 The Beauty of Tenderness: Group Embroidery workshop3:30 – 5:30 Early Photography & Light Drawing
2:30 – 5:00 Mouse & House Felting
3:30 -6:30 Ceramics
4:00 – 6:30 Nature-Inspired Round Weaving
4:00 – 6:30 Monotype Printmaking
***Full descriptions and about the Artists through Purchase button above.***