O P A R
(Oregon Porcelain Art Retreat)
Sponsored by Oregon WOCP China Painting Clubs
May 5,6,7,8 2015 Seaside, Oregon
We look forward to welcoming you to the Oregon Porcelain Art Retreat!.
This will be our fourteenth year, and we are anticipating it to be every bit as fun as in the past.
Register, pick an instructor, pack your china painting supplies and join us for some
educational and fun-filled days at the ocean!
2015 OPAR INSTRUCTORS & THEIR SUBJECTS
ACCOMODATIONS - RV PARKS:
RV Parks are nearby. Please let us know if you need more information
BLANK CHINA FOR CLASS
You must purchase your class project porcelain from the school store and only porcelain purchased from the school store will be accepted for firing.
All class pieces will be fired each evening. Extra pieces will be fired kiln upon space availability,
Evening demo projects will be fired next morning. Firing charge applies for extra pieces and evening demo projects. We will be firing on Friday and you may pick up your pieces in the kiln room Saturday, May 9th from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m..
MEMBERSHIP IN WOCP
You do NOT have to be a member of WOCP to attend OPAR. It is the goal of Oregon
WOCP to promote the art of china painting through its educational objectives.
Seaside weather can be cool in the spring. Be sure and bring along a jacket and an umbrella.
WOCP MUSEUM SELECTION
This event will be during OPAR and all Oregon WOCP members are encouraged to enter
their hand-painted porcelain (bisque or glazed) to be voted upon for the WOCP Museum
selection. All entries must have been painted within the current membership year. Only
WOCP members will be able to vote. Winning pieces will be on display at the WOCP
Museum (in Oklahoma City) for one year.
WOCP membership is not required to enter. The only requirement is that entries must be
painted on porcelain and must be the work of a child between the ages of 6 and 17. All
attendees are encouraged to vote. The winning piece in each age category will be on
display at the WOCP Museum for one year.
Thank you for visiting our OPAR site.
We hope you'll join us in Seaside!
FOR INFORMATION REGARDING PORCELAIN ART
AROUND THE WORLD - CHECK OUT:
PPIO (Porcelain Painters International Online)
ABSOLUTELY NO FOOD MAY BE BROUGHT INTO THE CONVENTION CENTER.
Those of you wishing to begin your day with food or beverage may find what you're looking for at any of the local restaurants prior to class and some of your hotels will have continnental for you.
LUNCH & DINNER
Choose from many local restaurants within walking or driving distance.
BANQUET - Friday May 8, 2015
The Banquet will be held on Friday evening, and is a part of your OPAR package. There will be raffle pieces and an auction. Don't miss our final evening of camaraderie and good food.
Disclaimer: The information in this website is presented in good faith. No warranty is given to the user relating to the material used. Since Oregon WOCP has no control over the physical conditions surrounding the application of the information contained herein. Oregon WOCP will not be liable for any untoward results, or charges made for claims of patent or copyright infringement.
Celee Evans - Rooster, Hens & Chicks
When making reservations, state that you are attending OPAR to receive the special rates shown.
INFORMATION YOU'LL WANT TO HAVE
ACCOMMODATIONS - HOTEL
INN AT SEASIDE
441 2nd Avenue
Seaside, Oregon 97138
(800) 699-5070 (503) 738-9581
(Across from the Convention Center)
Rates: 1 King $ 84.00
2 Queen $ 94.00
2 Bedroom Suite $ 164.00
Up to four in the room at no additional cost.
Continental Breakfast included with room.
Please mail the completed registration form to:
9101 Steileacoom Rd. SE #107
Olympia, WA 98513
Make checks payable to: OPAR 2014
THE OPAR COST OF $275. INCLUDES:
Hospitality Bag Classes Firing Entry to the Market Place
Admission to all evening demo's as well as the Friday Banquet and Auction
Please complete the printable registration form. (CLICK HERE)
Class assignments are made on a first-come, first-served basis. Although every effort is made to give students their choice of teachers, there are many times when this is impossible. If the registration form is incomplete, the student will be placed in a class which has an opening. Deposit is due with registration and the balance is due no later than February 1, 2015. Payment plans available just contact Linda Ott, OPARTreasurer
IF YOU HAVE MORE QUESTIONS ABOUT OPAR 2015
(OREGON PORCELAIN ART RETREAT)
JO THACKERY, OPAR DIRECTOR
P.O. Box 671
CLATSKANIE, OR 97016
IF YOU WOULD LIKE INFORMATION REGARDING MEMBERSHIP
IN THE WORLD ORGANIZATION OF CHINA PAINTERS (WOCP):
WORLD ORGANIZATION OF CHINA PAINTERS
2641 NW 10th ST
OKLAHOMA CITY OK 73107-5400
Dreamin of a Horse
(Pink or Yellow)
Painting Structures- Bridges, or buildings of choice
All Images shown may vary from actual class piece.
The Best Western 800-234-8439 located on the waterfront (beach)
Shilo Inns 800-222-2244 located on the waterfront (beach)
Peggy Pelter - Black Roses