Art Events at The Drawing Board
The Drawing Board sponsors art projects in the community and here at our shop in Downtown Corvallis. Our aim is to get folks to try making art, and to connect with other creative people.
ART PARTIES • STUDIO/DISPLAY SPACE FOR RENT
Art Shows at The Drawing Board
"A Little Wild at Heart" - Installation and fundraiser by Jennifer Lommers
A showcase of original wildlife paintings, including a full wall composition of interlocking pieces. Benefits the Chintimini Wildlife Center. (more info)
Closing Party: Thursday, March 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm.
Installation: Healthy Streams, Healthy Streets
The City of Corvallis Stormwater Department will present a series of interactive maps and exhibits to promote a new community initiative. Details coming soon.
On display at The Drawing Board through April.
Art On Display
The Art of Jennifer Lommers
Jennifer Lommers is a Corvallis-based painter with a bold, bright and happy style. (see: artist's website and etsy). She now works out of her studio inside The Drawing Board, and has her art on display in the back room.
Open studio hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Blue Camas Press, Julia Lont
Julia Lont is a local printmaker and educator, specializing in bright, clean prints of vegetables and fauna. She now leads workshops in her studio inside The Drawing Board, and has her prints and cards on display in the back room.
(check out Blue Camas Press)
Drink & Draw: Monthly Social Art Time
Drink & Draw! Now at Cloud & Kelly's
The Drawing Board sponsors this public art event to encourage folks to draw and mingle. No talent necessary.
NEXT: Tuesday, April 1, 8:30pm - 11:00pm.
at Cloud and Kelly's Public House (126 SW 1st St. / Corvallis, OR)
Check out this sweet video documentation/promo video of a Drink & Draw from Fall 2012, by Two Crows Records.
Want more? See our Live Calendar
Rent The Drawing Board
Are you an artist or group of artists, looking for a place to show work and hold workshops? Are you an entrepreneur looking for an inexpensive, temporary storefront to try an idea? The Drawing Board's storefront space is available for rent. This is a high-exposure setting in Downtown Corallis (on the corner with Starbucks) with lots of big windows and wall space. Please call for details: 541.224.3797.
$350 for one month. Utilities are included. Half due at reservation (non-refundable), the other half due on the first day of the month you rent. We rent for one month at a time, so that there is something new every month.
Important note: You are sub-renting a space within The Drawing Board, which also houses two working artists' studio and display space, and the Drawing Board's order desk. The storefront space you're renting will be yours to work with, but there will be other tennants coming and going. The front door will be unlocked as long as there are people inside The Drawing Board.
What you get:
- About 100 square feet to play with, with a huge back wall
- A display window on 4th street (4' x 8' platform)
- Amazing walk-by traffic, being across the hallway from the bathrooms, and the next window down from Starbucks in Downtown Corvallis
- Promotion in Drawing Board brochures and website
- Move-in on or after the first day of the month; move-out by the last day of the month
Then you name your own hours, schedule your events, and promote to your audiences.
Blast from the Past: Betty Turbo Week!
This past June, local artist Betty Turbo took over The Drawing Board for a full week of workshops, art projects, and artistic hi-jinks.
There was also the Awesome Tiny Art Show! It was fantastic and adorable. Check out this article in the local newspaper.