An Empty “Chair” at the Art Show

Having chaired the Colony Days Art Show for the past 3 years, I have decided to step away. It’s been great fun and a terrific experience, but it’s time! If you think you might like to step forward, contact me … Continue reading

Report on the 2017 Show — Our 30th Annual

Here’s a brief recap of the results of our annual Art Show and Sale, August 11-13, 2017, part of the Aurora Colony Days celebration and held at Christ Lutheran Church. A total of 92 artists entered 197 pieces of work.  … Continue reading

Reprinted from the Canby Herald — August 2, 2017

This year’s featured artist for the Aurora Arts Association’s annual show, in conjunction with Aurora Colony Days Aug. 11-13, is Aurora resident Matthew Eveleigh. The show’s extensive display of Eveleigh’s acrylic paintings will feature his local landscapes, many depicting scenes … Continue reading

The details are falling into place …

…now, what’s needed is you! The artists! For this year’s Aurora Colony Days Art Show and Sale — the 30th annual, a long and fun history. The website has been updated to include information on this year’s Judges and Featured … Continue reading

Better late than never?

Here’s what may be the tardiest and the briefest report ever — a recap pf the results of the 29th Annual Art Show and Sale, August 12 -14, 2016, part of the Aurora Colony Days celebration.  Blame circumstances mostly under … Continue reading

Plein air watercolor painting during Colony Days

The many visitors to the Old Aurora Colony Museum’s courtyard on the Saturday of Colony Days last year probably didn’t realize that they were helping to evaluate an artistic experiment.  That day, Jude Welter led a group of her students … Continue reading

Aurora Colony Days Art Show and Sale

All the information you need to know about this year’s Aurora Colony Days Art Show and Sale is right at your fingertips — just click on the tabs on the masthead above for the Call to Artists, the Rules and … Continue reading

Call to Artists

You are warmly invited to enter the 50th Anniversary Art Show and Sale at the Woodburn Art Center, May 14-15, receiving May 6-7. Full details at

Aurora Colony Days Art Show 2016

Heads up!  August 12-13-14 are the dates for our 2016 Art Show, taking place as part of the Aurora Colony Days celebration.  (A big celebration this year, as it is Aurora’s 160th birthday.) Watch this space for all the information … Continue reading

Aurora Arts members in action

— Mary Weil’s first-ever show (“Time and Place”) of her pastel paintings — Chehalem Cultural Center at 415 E. Sheridan in Newberg. The opening is Friday evening 5-9 and the shows runs until March 5. — Jude Welter’s “Christmas at … Continue reading