Art in the Garden

July 10, 2015 - September 30, 2015

 

Art in the Garden features two three-month long art installations. These installations can be viewed anytime during Garden hours, with paid Garden admission, July 10 – September 30, 2015. An Opening Reception will be held on July 10th, with details below.

 

Featured Artists

Art in the Garden 2015

David Hillesland

David Hillesland is a self-taught, professionally apprenticed sculptor. He is dedicated to excellence in craftsmanship and constantly striving to learn from his last creation. He finds beauty in the rough forms that lie within each piece of wood and takes great satisfaction in refining the natural elements of the wood, seeking the form that lies within. See more of his work on his website.

 

Chainsaw Carving Workshops with David

David will teach chainsaw carving workshops at the Garden on July 18, 2015 and August 8, 2015. All materials will be provided, and you will leave with a sculpture of your very own. Register here. 

Two options allow you to pick the level of experience you would like:

  • Option 1: Basic Chainsaw Scuplting, 9am to noon, $150
    • Learn the basics of sculpting with a chainsaw, including how to use the tools, set up a work space, envision a design and begin carving. You’ll leave with a tree relief that you sculpted yourself. All materials provided, participants are asked to bring their own safety goggles and gloves, and to dress appropriately.
  • Option 2: Beyond Basic Chainsaw Sculpting, 9am to 4pm (with one hour lunch break), $300
    • Start in the Basic Chainsaw Sculpting workshop to become familiar with the tools and create a tree relief. After lunch, delve deeper into the art and create a Chinook or wind spirit. You’ll leave with two sculptures and a new skill. All materials provided, participants are asked to bring their own safety goggles and gloves, and to dress appropriately.
  • Workshop Dates: 
    • Saturday, July 18, 2015
      • Option 1: 9am – Noon
      • Option 2: 9am – 4pm
    • Saturday, August 8, 2015
      • Option 1: 9am – Noon
      • Option 2: 9am – 4pm

 

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Tyler Brumfield

Tyler Brumfield is an artist born and raised in the Willamette Valley. He studied sculpture and graphic design at Western Oregon University. His primary medium is wood, because of its versatility in use, its natural beauty and its abundance in supply. He seeks to pair well-designed art with conceptual context, relatable to all. See more of his work on his website.

 

 

 

 

Art in the Garden Opening Reception

Friday, July 10, 2015, from 7 to 10pm

Sensory Garden

The featured artists will give talks about their installations and inspiration, while guests enjoy live music and wine tasting. Guests will enter through the Visitor Center between 7pm and 8pm. This ticketed event includes live music and wine tasting in the Sensory Garden.

 

Reception Admission 

Tickets are $15 and include artist talks, live music and wine tasting. Minors are allowed, and must also purchase a ticket.  Well-behaved pets are also allowed.

 

Artist Talks


David and Tyler will give talks at their installation sites from 7pm-8:30pm. Guests are welcome to walk to the locations of the pieces or take the tram at 7pm or 8pm, departing form the Sensory Garden. The artists will then return to the Sensory Garden, where they will be available to talk about their work and inspiration.

 

Thank You Sponsors!

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Hours

May - September
Daily - 9:00am to 6:00pm

October - April
Daily - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Garden is open 365 days a year and is pet-friendly. Check the Visit page for the Visitor Center hours.


Admission

Adults $11
Seniors (60 and over) $9
Students (12 - 17) $8
Children (5 - 11) $5
Children (4 & under) Free
Groups (15+ ppl, advance notice) $8ea
All Military w/ ID $8

Contact & Directions

phone (503) 874-8100
toll-free (877) 674-2733
fax (503) 339-2996
email info@oregongarden.org
address 879 W. Main St.
Silverton, OR 97381

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