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Behind the Shoji


The Garden Gift Store is seeking artists for this year’s Behind the Shoji. This one-of-a-kind annual show and sale features Japanese-inspired art and crafts-all within the setting of the most authentic Japanese garden outside Japan. The sale will run from June 17-July 16. Proceeds benefit the Portland Japanese Garden.

Artwork submitted for consideration must express an awareness of Japanese aesthetics. We are seeking work that connects with the design and underlying concepts of the Garden itself including; simplicity, clean lines, and respect for nature. All types of media are eligible including but not limited to sculpture, prints and paintings, ceramics, wearables, furniture, paper products, and more.

Deadline for entries is March 13, 2017.

To view guidelines or to apply, please click here.