The Wild & Scenic Film Festival comes to Oregon City on June 15, 2019 in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act. Coordinating partners: eNRG Kayaking, We Love Clean Rivers, Clackamas County Arts Alliance and End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center are hosting a companion art exhibit in the Visitor Center located at the Interpretive Center.

Artists of all ages and skill level are invited to submit up to three 2D artworks for consideration. Two $100 cash prizes will be awarded among the artists selected to participate in the exhibition! One winner chosen from the photography submissions selected and one from the painting submissions selected.

We seek photographs and paintings that depict or interpret the area around Willamette Falls or the Willamette, Clackamas, Tualatin or Molalla rivers.


  • Application will be submitted online using Submittable, and there will be a $6 submission fee;
  • Deadline to apply is Thursday, May 30, 2019;
  • Each artist may submit up to three 2D artworks for consideration;
  • All artists who apply will receive their choice of either
    • A FREE rental from eNRG Kayaking; OR
    • A ½ price voucher for a ticket to the Wild & Scenic Film Festival on June 15;
  • Artists will be notified by June 5, 2019 if artwork is selected to exhibit;
  • Artwork must be ready for installation: matted, framed and securely wired to safely suspend from supplied hook devices. Framed dimensions must not exceed 16″ x 20″ (updated from 11” x 14”);
  • Selected artists will deliver their artwork to the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center Visitor Center on Monday, June 10, 2019 between 2:00 – 3:00 pm. Artists will hang their own work with supplied devices;
  • A panel of judges will award two cash prizes of $100 from the submissions selected for exhibition. One for photography and one for painting;
  • Awards will be announced during Film Festival intermission: Saturday June 15, around 7:00 pm;
  • Art selected will be on display June 10 – September 9, 2019 in the End of the Oregon Trail Visitor Center, located at 1726 Washington Street, Oregon City;
  • Artwork may be available for sale – 30% commission to the Interpretive Center;
  • Artists must pick up unsold work at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center Visitor Center on September 9, between 2:00 – 3:00 pm.


Questions? Contact Suzi Anderson at [email protected]

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