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The 44th Annual Celebration of Creativity Fine Art Exhibit & Sale
Save the Date: March 2nd – 5th, 2023

Celebrating the Arts
Since 1978

The Celebration of Creativity was started over 40 years ago by a small group at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Beaverton, Oregon. The goal was to meet the need of local artists for a recurring professional venue and to make fine art available and affordable to the community.

Our Story

Over the years, this showcase of local and regional talent has grown to become one of the premier art shows in the Portland area, famous for its beautiful presentation, a wide variety of media, and an ever-changing array of artists.

The Art Show Committee of Southminster works year-round to produce the Celebration of Creativity, inviting both emerging and established artists after jurying.

Our Mission

For more than 20 years, the Celebration of Creativity has provided money for scholarships and art programs as part of its mission to promote local arts by supporting art education. The committee has supported the Beaverton School District Arts Literacy Program for over 16 years with volunteers and donations.  Additionally, it has also sponsored three annual scholarships for outstanding high school student artists awarded by the Beaverton Arts Foundation.

Overview For Artists

  • Produced each March by the Art Show Committee at Southminster Presbyterian Church.
  • Gallery style show; not a booth show.
  • Artists do not work event; all set up, staffing, & tear down done by Art Show Committee.
  • Artists encouraged to attend, especially Thursday Opening Night & Friday night “Meet the Artist” reception; but attendance not mandatory.
  • Participation by invitation from Art Show Committee after jurying/screening.
  • Applications to screen available at annual Celebration or from church office; No fee to screen.
  • Applications to screen are due on June 30, 2022.
  • Screening held late summer; invitations extended after screening.
  • Roster set by Autumn, so apply early.
  • Participant costs: 30% commission + $40 entry fee.
  • Detailed summary sheet, with all show dates, available upon request from Church Office.

Join Us

The Celebration of Creativity Art Show at Southminster Presbyterian Church is located one mile west of Highway 217 at the corner of SW Hall and SW Denney Road in Beaverton.
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We invite you to mark your calendar to join us each March as we celebrate the gift of creativity. Come and enjoy!

Fine Art Exhibit & Sale

Save the date! The 44th Annual Celebration of Creativity Fine Art Exhibit and Sale will be held March 2nd - 5th, 2023.
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Thank you to our volunteers, our incredible artists, and our supportive community for making the 43rd Annual Celebration of Creativity a beautiful & safe event. Thank you all for continuing to support the arts and the Celebration of Creativity.
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Meet the Artist: Chris Baskin "My work as an artist is to help people draw strength, and comfort through aesthetics. By offering virtuous pots for everyday lives, I help people be in touch, literally, with their bodies, their senses, and earth itself. Pots move people. Beauty nourishes the soul. I can put it right in your hands and help you drink from it." @chrisbaskinpottery
Join us this weekend at the 43rd annual Celebration of Creativity, March 3rd - 6th in Beaverton, OR featuring regional artists of all mediums in a unique setting. Link in profile.
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Join these incredible artists TONIGHT and all weekend at the 43rd annual Celebration of Creativity, March 3rd - 6th at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Beaverton!
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The Celebration of Creativity begins TOMORROW! Opening night features live music by Jazz Duo Blackburn & Duthie and is the first opportunity to purchase art and meet some of the artists. This event is open to the public, with ample, off-street parking available at no charge. Masks, ID, and proof of vaccination are required.
Featured artist: Harold Walkup @haroldwalkup3
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