Village Gallery is a non-profit educational art gallery in operation since 1963.
12505 NW Cornell Road, Portland, OR 97229, next to the Cedar Mill Library
Hours: Monday – Saturday 10 am – 4 pm; Sunday 12 pm – 4 pm
MAY SHOW -ART CHALLENGE
Sneak Preview: Sunday April 29, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Free Event.
Show Opens: Monday April 30 at 10:00 am
Reception: Sunday May 13, from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm. Free Event.
Join us for refreshments, music, and support our Annual Fundraising show. Hundreds of unique 6” x 6” artistic creations are on sale for $40 each. Your purchase helps our non-profit, volunteer-run gallery pay its rent and utilities. And what better time than Mother’s Day to pick up a unique piece of jewelry, hand-painted silk scarf, or hand-crafted journal for Mom?
BEAVERTON CITY HALL SHOW
Stop by Beaverton City Hall during May and June to see an exhibit by 20+ Village Gallery artists. Artwork will be displayed on the first, fourth and fifth floors.
EVENING PRESENTATION – LIZ WALKER
Date: Tuesday May 15 from 7:00 PM to 9:00pm. Free Event.
Are you struggling with how to promote your art – on your website or on the Village Gallery website? Liz is back for another of her amazing presentations on just how to get your art out there. Come share your concerns and together we will find solutions.
SPRING AND SUMMER CLASSES:
Please see our website for information on our complete Class lineup at
To register, visit or call the gallery at 503-644-8001
KRISTI ROBERTS – CHILDREN’S ART CLASSES
Mondays: 3:45-4:45 pm for ages 7 – 11
Mondays: 5:00-6:00 pm for ages 11 – 16
May 7, 14, 21; June 4, 11, 18, 25
Children have an opportunity to try out different mediums including drawing, watercolor, acrylic, pastels, clay and mixed media. Fine art concepts and techniques are taught with each lesson. Varied subjects include landscapes, people, faces, animals, cartooning and perspective.
SUSAN PFAHL – ITALIC CALLIGRAPHY
Dates: Saturdays, May 5, 12, and 19
Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00pm
Write your thoughts beautifully! We will learn the Italic Script, starting from the beginning. Whether you have never held a calligraphy pen, or if you have done calligraphy in the past and need a refresher, this is an excellent opportunity to hone your skills
MARY BURGESS – WATERCOLOR – PERSPECTIVE IN THE LANDSCAPE
Dates: Wednesdays, May 9, 16, 23, 30, June 13, 20
Time: 9:30am to 12:30pm OR 6:00pm to 9:00pm
In these sessions, we will demystify perspective in order to paint convincing landscapes. Learn how to avoid perspective mistakes through useful class exercises. Each student will receive personal attention and guidance. Some watercolor experience helpful.
BROOKE WALKER-KNOBLICH – OIL PAINTING
Dates: Thursdays May 17 and 24
Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm
Explore the diverse possibilities of oil paint! Brooke will demonstrate oil painting techniques and help you create your own original work of art. Class includes demonstration, individual painting time and critique of work.
ELIZABETH HIGGINS – GELLI-PLATE PRINTING & COLLAGE
Two Day Workshop
Dates: June 9 & 10
Time: 9:00am to 12:00 noon
Print your own unique papers and then collage with them in this two-day workshop. On Saturday, we will make colorful textured papers using a Gel printing plate, texture tools and acrylic paints. Sunday will be spent making collages with these papers.
ANNIE SALNESS – FARMER’S MARKET & PAINTING
One Day Workshop
Date: Either Saturday June 16, or July 21, or August 18
Time: 10:00am to 3:00pm
We begin at the Cedar Mill Farmers Market on Saturday morning. You’ll spend an hour taking in the atmosphere, music, smells, scenes, and people, and choose a colorful vegetable, fruit or flower to paint. Back in the Gallery, we’ll go over how to lay out your palette, choose brushes, and use lighting and value in your painting. Then you’ll paint, with hands-on personal instruction.
ELIZABETH HIGGINS – YOUR CREATIVE LIFE: VISION BOARD WORKSHOP
One Day Workshop
Dates: Either Saturday June 23 or Wednesday July 18
Time: 9:00am to 12:00 noon on June 23; 6:00 to 9:00pm on July 18
In this workshop we will create a visual roadmap of our dreams, life goals, and desires using images instead of words. Participants will take home a poster-sized vision board that can be used in a daily practice of training the mind to be more positive and open to believing and receiving our desires. Bring a photo or photocopy of yourself to include in your board.
REBECCA BENOIT – CELL PHONOGRAPHY: FROM SO-SO TO FABULOUS
Date: Sunday June 24
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Explore tools in your cell phone camera that you probably didn’t even know it had such as adjusting focus, exposure, burst mode, white balance and using HDR. We will also cover fundamentals such as composition, exposure, focus and lighting, and play with fun accessories such as magnetic wide angle, macro and telephoto lenses.