The 8th annual Art on the River is set for May 13-14 at Eagle Crest at the River Run Event Center. The event showcases exceptional art and helps support art programs in Redmond schools. 100 percent of raffle/silent auction sales plus additional proceeds beyond the operational costs will go to support the programs.
The art show and sale features juried work by Central Oregon Artists. There will be one of a kind, original works of art in clay, bronze, metal, wood, watercolor, oil, encaustic, acrylic, stone, jewelry of precious, semi-precious and found objects as well as fiber arts, hand painted silk scarves and woven goods.
Friday night 5-8pm is the artists reception and is free to the public. It is a fun filled, lively event with a wine/beer bar, music and silent auction.
Saturday, 10am-4pm is sales and demonstrations and chances to chat with the artists.
Eight years ago two newly retired artists, Joan Sheets, painter, and Marcia Hudson, ceramicist, moved to Eagle Crest and started the show at the River Run Event Center. The successful show is growing and contributing more each year to the art programs in the Redmond schools. Sheets is an art educator previously with the Portland Art Museum and public and private schools and has shown her paintings in and around the state. Hudson is active at the annual Wild Fire show and other venues.
Joan Sheets, co-director of Art on the River