Art For Charity


Portland Open Studios 2022

Portland Open Studios is a local non profit that creates a unique educational opportunity for the public to witness art in the making, and learn about media, materials, and the business of creative endeavor. Through this interaction Portland Open Studios creates a platform for local artist to thrive, engage, and fosters a community that values the arts

This year the tour is increased to 119 tour stops and is held on two weekends in October. October 8-9 and 15-16.

I invite your to come to my studios, check out the horses, see my art and ask any questions you have about “the artist life”.

Check out my art at https://gratefulcreations.com

Art Council of Lake Oswego fundraiser 2022

The arts Council of Lake Oswego is sponsoring a fundraiser to benefit community arts programs. This year they have selected a chair which will be given to 4 artists as a challenge to created an art piece. I have been selected to be involved in this event and am a happy for this opportunity.

The sky is the limit with what I can do in my creative process. I’m excited to have this challenge! There will be an in-person event that will be held at the ART space Gallery on October 27. These chairs will be auctioned an online event with the date to be announced in fall of 2022

Arts Council of Lake Oswego Holiday Marketplace




November 30 through December 28

City Hall
380 A Avenue, Suite A
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
503-534-5707    Join the Arts Council of Lake Oswego for the second annual hand-selected, all-media Holiday Marketplace at our ARTspace! Holiday Marketplace showcases work including fine art, wood, ceramics, jewelry, metal, handmade gifts, ornaments, textiles, and accessories and is located in beautiful downtown Lake Oswego. A staple of the holiday season, ARTspace will be filled with work from new local and regional artists, as well as perennial favorites.    November 12 – December 24, 2021  

Tuesday – Friday 10:00 – 5:00   Saturday 10:00 – 2:00

Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts

An arts education event of Lakewood Center for the Arts
June 21, 22 & 23, 2019



OCTOBER 12+13, 19+2O, 2019 10AM – 5PM

Portland Open Studios is a volunteer and artist run organization with the mission to create community among Portland artists, to educate the public about local artists and artistic processes, to run an internship program for high school juniors and seniors interested in a career in the arts and to create a tour of Portland Artist Studios every second and third weekend of October. Information about our 2019 tour will be available in early January




Splendorporium is the phenomenal art space that is part of Art4Life, a non-profit organization that brings Arts & Culture to six Portland Public Schools through their after school programs. It is a dynamic space where artists can come together, show off, inspire one another, and bedazzle and bewilder the community. All ages are invited to experience the high-ceilinged alluring endless possibilities that are Splendorporium.

3421 SE 21st Avenue, Portland, OR 97202

Feb 1 – Feb 22

11AM – 7PM


Studio Tour/ Art Sale October 19th-20th



2530  SW BUCKMAN  RD   WEST  LINN,  97068

Come see my studio, see where I work and meet Diva, Sugar and Milo.   All of my current artwork will be for sale at a reduced price from any of the festivals that I have attended.  Also see my new works, The decadent deer, Christmas Sleigh, Hunt and Peck, and Steampunk Horse along with what I am currently creating.

Looking forward to seeing you and answering any questions about assemblage!!!

Questions? Email Grateful Creations at




Decadent Deer

April 28 – June 30, 2018

Three Rivers Art Guild Gallery

Singer Hill Cafe
623 7th St.
​Oregon City, OR 97045
Event Info

July 13 – 25, 2018

Art Splash

Tualatin Commons
8325 SW Nyberg St
Tualatin, OR

Northwest artists will be showcasing their talents in watercolor, acrylics, photography, oil, jewelry, ceramics, and more. Bring the whole family out for fun activities all weekend!
Event Info

June 24 – 25, 2017

​Recycled Arts Fest

Esther Short Park – Vancouver, WA
Event Info

This is an Award-Winning, Juried Event you won’t want to miss!
The Festival was recognized in 2016 for two statewide recognitions:
​Best Overall Event and Community Impact
In 2013 & 2014 “Favorite Downtown Event”