Event Information

West Columbia Gorge Fall Festival Of The Arts 2019

Glenn Otto Park - 1106 E Historic Columbia River Hwy
Troutdale, Oregon (West)

Phone: 971.222.8844
Event Dates: 9/21/19 - 9/22/19
Application Deadline: 4/17/19 Midnight PST

The application deadline has passed.


Images: 6 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Jury Fee): $35.00


Event Summary
Fall Festival Of The Arts Mission
To connect, support, and present the thriving community of artists, studios, workshops, and galleries in our region; and to build awareness of the West Columbia Gorge as a Fine Art destination.

The West Columbia Gorge Chamber Of Commerce Fall Festival of the Arts 2019 combines 2 days of art events, Saturday,September 21st through Sunday, September 22nd, 2019.  The event has strong art, business, and community backing.  Musicians, local food and drinks, and local restaurants will be participating at and near the Festival site.

The West Columbia Gorge Fall Festival of the Arts 2019 takes place outside in the beautiful Glen Otto Park  and inside the Sam Cox Building in the park in Troutdale, Oregon; The Gateway to the Columbia Gorge.

Things to Expect:
  • Planned and organized by volunteer, professional artists and the Chamber of Commerce
  • Friendly hospitality and dedication to meet artists needs to the best of our ability
  • New Marketing and Logo by the professionals at Cornerstone Web Design
  • Artist Break Tent - NEW this year!
  • Free parking
  • Assistance with Load In and Load Out
  • Early Setup available on Friday September 20th
  • Hotel discounts with participating Hotels
  • Silent Auction Fundraiser
Festival Hours:
  • 10am - 6pm Saturday, September 21st
  • 10am - 4pm Sunday, September 22nd

General Information

This Call is for The West Columbia Gorge Fall Festival of the Arts 2019 on Saturday, September 22st through Sunday, September 22nd in Troutdale, Oregon.

- Festival Booths (juried)

We will be jurying for original work in a strong mix of mediums, based on originality, personal voice/vision, and technical skill. 

- Booth presentation will be evaluated for all artists applying for booth space.

Wait List Artists
Wait List Artists will be notified of their position on the list at jury end and after Invited Artists have been notified. Wait listed Artists will be notified no later than August 15th whether space has become available.

Image Upload
  • Five (5) art images, plus one booth shot.
  • Images should be sized to 1400 pixels wide for optimum jury presentation. 
  • Art images must be fully representative of the work you will be showing / selling.

  1. Booths are both outdoors and indoors, with checkout at the artist's booth. 
  2. Artist retains 100% of their sales - no commission.
  3. All items must be for sale and tagged with price and artist code.
  4. The artist must be present in their space from the time the Festival opens through the end of each day.  If you wish to take a break, make sure that your booth is attended. Some volunteers will be available for short breaks.
  5. All items submitted to jury and offered for sale in the booth must be the artist's original product or the direct result of the artist's original product.  No resale or third party product will be accepted or allowed.  No brokers or agents. Outside suppliers may be used to fulfill reproduction of your original work.
  6. If you are offering photographic prints or print reproductions of your work, all reproductions must be of archival quality, signed, and professionally packaged.
  7. Additional information will be included in the artist packet distributed to artists accepted by the show.

Booth Information
Jury fee - $35.00 and must be submitted by April 15th with application.
Jury Feedback [optional] - $20.00The cost for jury feedback is $20.00, in addition to the jury fee, to cover the additional work of jurors and staff.  After the jury has scored your application, we stop the jurying and ask for comments to share with the artist.  Jury feedback requests must be made at the time of application.

Outdoor 10' x 10' for $100.00 and 10' X 20' for $200.00 (limited to 4 spaces)
Outdoor booths will be outside under the trees in Glen Otto Park.

Inside booth spaces art limited to 17 slots.  The configurations vary, with the majority being 5' wide by 9' deep ($90.00) and shared open side with another artist.  Cost of Indoor booth spaces are determined by size at $2.00/sq.ft.  The smallest space costs $80.00 (8' X 5') and the largest space costs $128.00 (8' X 8').
Walls and hanging hooks are provided. 

When an Artist accepts the invitation to attend, they will be able to choose whether they want their booths Outdoors or Indoors. The Artist Liaison will assign spaces and will try to honor requests made by the artist.

Booth Setup Days and Times
Friday, September 20th- 11am to 5pm
- Both Indoor and Outdoor spaces will be available for early setup
- There will be security over night.
Saturday, September 21st- 7am to 9:30am
- Both Indoor and Outdoor spaces will be available for setup.
- We will need everyone to be done as close to 9:30am as possible so we can open on time at 10:00am.

*Artist manages and retains all sales at their own booth. 

*Teardown may not start until public closing, and must be complete by 10pm, including cleanup.

-Show will provide onsite security over night Friday and Saturday.

Additional information will be included in the Artist Packet.