Guild of Oregon Woodworkers

7634 SW 34th Avenue Portland, OR 97219

Woodworking Art Shows

The Guild participates in a number of woodworking shows each year.  These shows provide opportunities to present woodworking to the general public, promote membership and provide a venue for our members to display and sell their products. 

Through the years, events have included Gathering of the Guilds, Art in the Pearl, Clackamas County Fair, Salem Art Festival, World Forestry Center,  The Woodworking Show and Best of the Northwest.

Fees to exhibit vary with the event, including amount, deposits and payment schedule. 

Refund Policy
  • 2 month notice – full refund minus PayPal fees
  • 1 month notice – 50% refund minus PayPal fees
  • Less than 1 month – no refund
  • Failure to appear– no refund
  • Show Canceled – Full refund including PayPal fees

Upcoming events

    • 27 Apr 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • 29 Apr 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • Oregon Convention Center

    The Guild of Oregon Woodworkers invites artisans and professionals in wood to participate in the Gathering of the Guilds 2018 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon.

    Participating Guilds include:

    • Oregon Potters Association
    • Portland Hand weavers Guild
    • Creative Metal Arts Guild (jewelry)
    • Oregon Glass Guild
    • Portland Bead Society
    • Guild of Oregon Woodworkers

     Artisans from all over the Pacific Northwest display and sell their fine work all weekend. Admission is free to the general public. This is an established happening, always drawing  very large crowds just a fortnight before Mother’s Day and promises to be a great opportunity for you to sell directly and make contacts for future business.

    See web page Gathering Of The Guilds

    Vince Corbin, Guild Show Chair
    14500 SE 26th Street
    Vancouver, WA 98683

    • 15 May 2018
    • 6:30 PM
    • Multnomah Arts Center

    The Greatest Show on Earth.

    This eleventh Annual Intra-Guild show is an art show presenting projects from active Guild members.  Three skill levels represent some of the fine woodworking of our members.  Ribbons are awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.  There will be two sets for Intermediate and Advanced.  Judging will be performed by the visitors - known  typically as People's Choice.

    Registration is for members only.

    Rules for entering

    • You built it yourself
    • It's made mostly of wood
    • One entry per member

    Previous entries

    Entry if in a previous show used to not be allowed.  For this year, with so many new members since the last show, it is a shame to hide away all that great work.  Bring anything.


    Every visitor, and you, will receive avoting card to mark and drop at the registration table.  It’s not about perfect judging.  It’s about having you show your work and appealing to others.


    There will Blue, Red, and White ribbons in each category.   Because of expected number of entries there will be two sets for Intermediate and Advanced.    There will be a George E. Dubois Best of Show plaque awarded by a select panel of judges.


    You choose your own category: Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced.   

    To change you're entry, you wll have to cancel registration and enter a new one.

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