Summer at the Studio!

Summer Camps, Drawing Workshops & Open Studio sessions!

Summer Camps are almost upon us and we have a couple spots left in some of our camps – check out the dates HERE and join us for an amazing week of creativity at the studio!

* New this summer we are offering a couple middle school age camps in photography and costume/fashion design!*

Pint Size Picasso preschool camps start June 4th and run for 3 weeks – so if you’re preschool age artist has finished preschool already and needs a creative outlet to start off the summer- the studio is the place to be. Week 1 is : Explore the Rainforest :: Week 2 is Mythical Creature themed – I think there will be dragon and fairy wings involved! :: Week 3 is Robots

Our preschool camps are amazing in how much art is produced and how focused and amazing our pint sized artists are!

*New this summer – Drawing Workshops for upper elementary and middle school artists!*

We are excited to roll out our expanded Summer Art Class offerings at
VIBE OF PORTLAND !  (* Music + Arts Education )

DRAWING I (BEGINNERS): People, Places & Things 

Mondays, 4pm to 6pm *Ages 10 & UP!  (Teens welcome)

Dates of Workshops : June 4, 11, 18 :: July 9, 16, 22 :: August 6, 13, 20

So you want to learn how to draw !  Learn the fundamentals of Drawing
People, Animals, Mythical Creatures, Landscapes and Buildings .  For
beginning artists, to practice basics of geometry, constructive
drawing, and the beginnings of drawing from the imagination, pictures,
and/ or real life !

DRAWING II (ADVANCED):  Character Design + Visual Storytelling

Tuesdays 4pm to 6 pm *Ages 10 & UP! (Teens & Adults welcome)

Dates of Workshop : June 5, 12, 19 :: July 10, 17, 23 :: August 7, 14, 21

So you’re already drawing people, animals & creatures.  Let’s dive deep into Character Design, Creature Creation, Storytelling & World Building !
Ideal for students interested in Comic Books, Graphic Novels, or to develop skills towards Animation, Game Design, Cartooning or just for Personal Expression and Fun !

After 9 weeks Students will walk away with a full portfolio of their original creations, ideas and / or artwork!
(Flexible Scheduling & Drop-ins avail.)

$40 / drop-in (or $20/ hour for ‘power hour’ students)
$325/ 9 classes (Full Summer, 3 month program)
$240/ 6 class Punch Card (2 months of Classes *flexible scheduling)
$120/ 3 classes ( 1 month, short but sweet! )



Come and be oriented around / just do “Your Thing” in our
*Air-Conditioned*, fully stocked & spacious Art Studio !
Hosts Sarah Eaton & Joe Fortunato will be on hand to show you around, help with art-oriented questions & materials.  * 1 or 2 Still Life examples with be set up each week, to work from.  Or just come in, bring your own materials, and work on Your Artwork !

Rates:  $10 / Open Studio Drop-in Fee*  (*$5 /per every 1.5 hours studio use & cleanup. Come and do one to 2.5 solid hours of open studio use ! )

Dry Materials Fee: $5  (Pencils, Colored Pencils, Charcoal, Markers, Pens & drawing paper)
“Wet” Materials Fee: $10 (Acrylic Paints, Watercolors, Painting Paper, etc.)

Come bring a sketchbook or portfolio & your own materials – or use ours!
We are excited to open our doors to our creative, artistic community.
Come join us for an Open Studio on Tuesdays Nights (starting in June) and stay tuned for announcements of Pints & Palettes nights, to occur throughout the Summertime !

Joseph “Mr. Joe” Fortunato
Art Instructor, Youth & Adult Classes
Cell: 503.867.9640 /

We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you at the studio this summer for a class,event, open house or at our monthly Student Art showcases!

Vibe’s Tree Sale & Artisan Fair

One Stop for Holiday Trees and Gifts at the Vibe Studio!


The Tree Sale is back at Tabor Commons this holiday season! Vibe will restart this fabulous community connection on Friday November 24th from Noon – 8 p.m!

The Tree Sale will be open Fridays  from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. ; Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

We need your help in making this tree sale fundraiser a success! Consider volunteering to help for a day or different shifts during the tree sale, please sign up here :


Vibe is hosting an Artisan Fair because we are committed to celebrating and highlighting artists in our community. For the first 3 weekends in December, tables of Makers and Artists will be at the studio where you can find hand-made creations for holiday gifts.

We only have a couple spots available for artists wanting to sell their creations so apply today! A Vibe staff member will contact you within a week regarding your application and the registration process.

Apply here for the Artisan Fair : ARTISAN FAIR APPLICATION