Oregon Lavender Paint Out
June 24 - July 10, 2019


Paint the Lavender Fields

of Oregon

FOR the PAINT OUT is now full!

Please call to have your name added to the Early notification list for 2020: 503-487-6883

2019 Judge: Cathleen Rehfeld

This is a Plein Air Art exhibit. All pieces must have been created & completed in the participating Lavender Fields.


Pre-registration for the Paint Out is required and will be limited to 125 artists 18 years or older.

Early Registration
March 1 and ends April 30

Regular Registration
May 1 and ends June 1 OR when we reach 125 registrants

No entries will be accepted after June 1.

Cash and/or Art Material Prizes are awarded in both Divisions

Professional Division Cash Awards: Open Division Cash Awards:
1st Place $600 1st Place $300
2nd Place $500 2nd Place $200
3rd Place $400 3rd Place $100
(+6 Honorable Mentions: art material awards in each division)
Artists’ Choice Award and People’s Choice Award for both Divisions and various Sponsor Awards: art materials

Choose Your Division: OPEN or PROFESSIONAL

Please review the checklist below to help you determine if you should enter the OPEN DIVISION or the PROFESSIONAL DIVISION

If you check 4 or more of these items, you should consider entering the PROFESSIONAL DIVISION

  • the majority of your income is from selling paintings

  • the majority of your time is involved in painting and the associated art business

  • you have itemized your art materials on your income taxes, and/or have an accountant

  • you have a business name and/or license for your artwork

  • you’ve attended art school, an atelier, design program or other artistic instruction

  • you take (or have spent a number of years taking) a paint workshop/class at least once a year or more

  • you teach painting classes or workshops

  • you’ve won an award(s) in an art show or competition

  • you’ve been juried into an art show or competition

  • you sell paintings through a gallery (galleries) or an online gallery

  • you’ve been juried into an art show, or plein air painting event

  • you’ve been invited by a gallery or museum to join an exhibit

  • you’ve been invited by a magazine or book publisher to have your art included

  • you have a website for your art

  • you have a blog, newsletter, YouTube or use other social media to promote your art

  • you work, or have worked in an artistic job such as, graphic designer, illustrator, sculptor, clothes designer, ceramics or similar positions


Willamette Valley Lavender Festival & Plein Air Art Show
July 13 & 14, 2019

Saturday 10-6, Sunday 10-5 at  the Chehalem Cultural Center
415 E. Sheridan | Newberg, OR 97132
(503) 487-6883


Thank you to all the artists who have applied for the Oregon Lavender Paint Out.   

Paint Out Sponsors