JOSEPH, ORE. -- Eight Walla Walla area artists will travel across the Blue Mountains in June to deliver their artwork for exhibition in the 28th Annual Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts.
Lauri Borer, Sherry Orchard, Elberta (Betty) Wood, Dianna Woolley, Steve Henderson, Owen Kinne, Caprice Scott and Bonnie Griffith will all show several artworks each at the festival held over the weekend of June 4-6 in Joseph, Ore.
The weekend begins with an artist and patron's reception on Friday evening, June 4. A limited number of tickets to the reception are available for $25 each. Admission includes the opportunity to preview the art before the public viewing days as well as a commemorative wine glass, free wine bar, hors d'oeuvres and live music. Award winning artists as well as the festival judge and featured artist will be honored. The show continues on Saturday and Sunday. Admission on those days is free.
Established in 1981 to showcase the bronze sculpture for which Joseph is noted, the festival has grown to include art of all mediums. This year's show will feature the work of over 100 artists working in mediums as diverse as bronze, oil paint, glass, photography and fiber. All of the art is for sale.
For more information go to www.wallowavalleyarts.org.