Teachers as Artists Exhibitions

With the opening of the Mary and Bruce Stevenson Wing, Maryhill Museum of Art now has space, in the M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust Education Center, to showcase the artistic talents of regional art teachers.

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Maryhill Museum of Art, working in partnership with Oregon Art Education Association and Washington Art Education Association, showcases TEACHER talent by inviting educators to participate in Teachers as Artists, an annual juried exhibition in the MJ Murdock Charitable Trust Education Center. This year we are inviting arts educators to submit works that explore their identity. The idea of “Exploring Identity” can manifest itself by any artistic style, media, or genre. Landscape, still life, abstract, or portrait, it is all a reflection of who we are. 

Thirty-six total works of art will be selected. Jurors will also choose Best of Show, First, Second, and Third Place selections. These selections will receive a one-year Family Membership to Maryhill. During each exhibition, teachers whose work is accepted (and family and friends) will be invited to visit Maryhill Museum of Art free.

Washington Teachers Exhibition: March 15 – May 26, 2019  
Submissions accepted January 18 to February 1, 2019
Click here to submit. 

Oregon Teachers Exhibition: September 30 – November 15, 2019
Submissions accepted July 12 to August 2, 2019.
 Click here to submit. 

All artists must be a current member of OAEA or WAEA. 
Artwork will be anonymous during the jury process. Decisions of the jurors are final. Juror for Washington: Karen Giles, Lifelong Museum Educator and retired Manager of Adult and Community Programs at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles; Juror for Oregon:Veronica Alvarez, Ed D., Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Director of School and Teacher Program.