All OSA Demonstrations are open to the public. Join us for inspiration and information from fellow artists!

Refreshments Provided.
Limited Free Parking and TriMet bus #51 and #63 both stop in front of OSA.  


Second Thursday, February 13, 2020 | 7 - 8pm | Free


Rachael Levasseur is a self-taught commercial photographer who learned to shoot architecture over two decades of being a hobbyist and professional photographer with a passion for architecture. Rachael Levasseur will provide an overview of architectural photography. Topics covered will include the basic rules of architectural photography, gear recommendations, types of architectural photography (and the differences between them) and will touch on a few different methods of creating interior images that create that “wow” factor.

ART WITHOUT PASSPORTS, NO. 33 | Greg Lewis, Senior Artist & Host Presenter
Thursday, February 20th, 6:30-8:30 pm

The Travel Sketchbook: Imaginations on Paper

In this episode of the Art Without Passports Series, we’ll explore the art inspirations of the travel sketchbook. Seizing the moment, the artist/traveler on the go, captures the outdoor scene with subjects in both wet and dry media on paper. Written notes and comments often occupy the sketch page for later reference in creating more final art works in the studio. Be a friend and join us for an evening of The Travel Sketchbook: Imaginations on Paper.

First Thursday, March 5, 2020 | 7 - 8pm | Free

Learn how you can use emotion, color, placement and movement on a canvas to change negativity to empowerment, trauma to transformation. Whilst working full time as a custodian, Knight began painting after work, listening to his impulse on where and how to position colors on the canvas. “My mission is to show hope, and the absolute beauty of resilience, but even more than that… to create vehicles of expression for those individuals who dare to dream...”

Second Thursday, March 12, 2020 | 7 - 8pm | Free

James Parker will be sharing how to get started to capture stunning landscape images. He’ll share the equipment you need, planning and scouting locations, composition, and choosing the right lens and camera settings. James Parker is a professional landscape/automotive/real estate photographer with over 15 years of experience. He leads landscape photography workshops all over the world and is a member of the Oregon Professional Photographers Association (OPPA) and the Professional Photographers Association (PPA).

ART WITHOUT PASSPORTS, NO. 34 | Greg Lewis, Senior Artist & Host Presenter
Thursday, March 19th 6:30-8:30 pm

Artist Marc Chagall – For the Love of Color

Join us for this special look at the life and times of artist, Marc Chagall (1887-1985). An artist of many talents creating in many mediums, i.e. paintings, stained class, set design, murals, prints, just to name a few. Marc Chagall gives us a life well lived through his subjects and the freedoms to express it…just for the love of color.

First Thursday, April 2, 2020 | 7 - 8pm | Free

Tedd Chilless will be showing options of using a palette knife on your next painting. Tedd demonstrates by using a palette knife on part of your painting or entire painting. He will share several of his paintings which shows these options, his palette knife development and showing his progress to award winning paintings. Tedd Chilless is a painter working with oil and acrylics. Over his 30 years as an architect and 25 years as a painter gives his artwork a reflection of his creative expressions in these endeavors.

ART WITHOUT PASSPORTS, NO. 35 | Greg Lewis, Senior Artist & Host Presenter
Thursday, April 16th, 6:30-8:30 pm
New Art Media – 360 Virtual Film Making

In this special episode of Art Without Passports, we turn to the digital art world and its ability to transform sight and sound for the viewer. Social documentary film maker, Mary Ann Funk will feature her storytelling techniques using a 360 virtual experience by way of demo headsets for all to try. Join us for an evening with Mary Ann Funk and bring a friend. You’ll be glad that you did!