The following description was submitted by the event organizer.
The Annual Wild Arts Festival Returns November 18 and 19 to Viking Pavilion on the Portland State University Campus.
Celebrating nature in the work of regionally and nationally known artists and writers. One of the season’s biggest gift-buying events featuring unique local artisan works & books.
The Wild Arts Festival showcases more than 60 artists and 30 authors, including jewelry designers, painters, printmakers, and sculptors, plus glass, wood, fiber art, and ceramic artists. The beautifully diverse artistic media & books are aligned in their inspiration, drawing from:
- Nature or wildlife as a subject,
- Natural materials as a medium, or
- Art promoting environmental sustainability