The local, grassroots SE Area ARTWalk reaches its end

The yearly event heald the first weekend of March has had a wonderful 15 years. Factors being what they are, the organizers have decided to announce the end of an era. The time has come to honor the SE Area ARTWalk for all it has been over the years. Many people of the SE Portland area came together to create a local showcase of art. We achieved many things and ultimately, our goal of elevating community involvement around art and culture. Yet, with all our efforts and love of the event, we now find the event unsustainable in the current times.

Thank you to all those who contributed time, effort, and commitment to make it happen. Thank you to local neighbors, neighborhood organizations and businesses for support with finances, sweat equity, spaces to show art, organizing skills, patience and all that went with throwing the event every year. We had a wonderful 15 years in SE Portland!!!
Thank you from the organizers of SE Area ARTWalk and may the future of art and culture in our neighborhoods continue to thrive.
Rin Carroll Jackson  – Founder Organizer and Designer 
Terry Batte – Artist/Business Liaison and Sign Goddess
Kim Brown – Data Manager and Technology Queen
All who were on the Board years 2004-2019

Event Details… 2020

Announcing a year to build and set a defined path of activities and responsibilities for our event in 2020!

Following is an overview of the activities and two areas the Board is seeking support to make the SEAAW 2020 event more engaging and easier to participate in for the Artists, Supporters (Hosts and Sponsors), Patrons, Volunteers, and the Board.
2019 will be dedicated to outreach, organizing, building creative relationships, assessing the event, adjusting to our new and ever changing neighborhood surroundings, and getting together face to face with our creative core in the community.  

Are you ready, willing, and dedicated to take on a board or part-time volunteer position?  seartwalk08

We are seeking (2-4+) individuals to join the SEAAW board to assist with the coordination and details that make the SEAWW happen. Monthly meetings will be held starting in September at a central SE location and are required to plan and prioritize next year’s and future SE Area ARTWalk priorities. Those interested please contact:
If you are serious and can commit to be a part-time volunteer for a 6 month span of time (Sep-Mar) then please contact us at above email and be a contributor to the future and betterment of the the SE Area ARTWalk
We look forward to finding proven and new ways to reclaim, rebuild, and adapt to enhance our community event.
Rin Carroll Jackson, Terry Batte & Kim Brown

Event Details 2016

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logo for 2016 pdfTHE MAP IS HERE!….Thank you to the almost 80 artists who will be participating the the 2016 event in SE Portland. We are proud of our strong artistic community. We look forward to bringing you the wonderful showcase of art on March 5th & 6th, 2016. Continue to our VISITORS INFO PAGE







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SE Area ARTWalk 2015

THANK YOU for a wonderful event…

Looking forward to Fall when we get started for 2016!

Welcome to the The SE Area SEAAW 15 logo promo -reducedARTWalk. This event will allow you to go on a FREE, self-guided tour by visiting the studios, home workspaces, galleries, host homes and businesses within the walkable/bikeable/busable boundaries of SE 9th – SE 41st & SE Hawthorne to SE Powell Blvd.

Feb 28th & March 1st —  Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Map available under Visitor Info Tab

Support SEAAW Banner_cInterested in contributing to the success of this yearly event? Proceeds go directly back into the event. Independent, grassroots and volunteer-driven.