Lan Su Chinese Garden is pleased to offer an Artist Addendum for professional and amateur artists that can be added to any membership level. This yearly membership addendum provides benefits created specifically for artists, including additional access to Lan Su, the ability to sell images of the Garden, and invitations to events tailored for artists.
A Lan Su Chinese Garden Artist Membership includes:
Plus all of the benefits of your membership:
A Lan Su Chinese Garden Artist Addendum and Lan Su Membership are non-refundable and non-transferable. Specific Artist Addendum benefits are for members with an Artist Addendum only.
Portrait photo shoots are not included in this membership. Portrait photo shoots are only allowed before or after garden regular hours. For a fee, you will receive up to two hours of private time in the garden. To check availability or to schedule a photo shoot, please contact Gary Wilson, Director of Programs & Events, at 503.228.8131 ext. 1010 or email Gary.
Lan Su Chinese Garden maintains the right to adjust these policies, in specific instances, in the best interests of the Garden and the general public.
The Artist Member agrees to release form liability and to indemnify and hold harmless Lan Su Chinese Garden, it’s employees, agents and other representative from any claim for personal injury and loss of/or damage to property, including negligence, arising in connection with or resulting from the use of Garden facilities.
Lan Su Chinese Garden requires the location credit “Lan Su Chinese Garden, Portland, Oregon” in all uses of the Garden image in print, on the web, in broadcast, and in any other public medium.
Lan Su Chinese Garden allows promotional usage of photos taken in the Garden by its current Photographer Members. The Events and Marketing Department reserves the right to use any and all photographs taken of the Garden to promote, market, and advertise the Garden. Lan Su Chinese Garden uses the images of a small group of sanctioned photographers for their marketing materials. The Garden at times also requests from Photographer Members Garden images for promoting, marketing, and advertising the Garden. We welcome the submission of Lan Su Chinese Garden images from all Photographer Members at any time. Please contact Scott Steele, Communications Manager, at 502.228.8131 ext. 1011 or email Scott.
Any artist who uses images of Lan Su Chinese Garden for commercial, advertising, or promotional purposes is required to pay $150 fee for a one-year Artist Membership, which includes many additional benefits. Without payment of the fee, it is strictly forbidden to sell or use images taken of the Lan Su Chinese Garden or the Lan Su Chinese Garden logo for commercial or promotional activities, which include but are not limited to publishing, marketing, educational materials, products and retail merchandise, general and web advertising, broadcast, or any situation where the photographer is paid for the use of the image. This fee entitles the payee to a one-year Artist Membership with Lan Su Chinese Garden.
Lan Su Chinese Garden invites artists working in all mediums to submit images for review for public exhibition in the garden. Exhibitions run generally one-to-two months in one or more of the enclosed pavilions within the garden. Of particular interest are works from Portland-area artists with botanical and Chinese cultural themes although all manner of subjects will be considered. Please include a brief biography stating work mediums and inspirations, any recent and relevant links to your work (website, social media, etc.), as well as details about size, format, and, if possible, retail gallery price ranges of the bulk of your work. If selected, agreements will be entered into for exhibition sales on a commission basis. Review of images begins immediately upon receipt.
The deadline for submissions for the 2019 calendar year is 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org; no calls or drop-ins please. All artists considered for exhibition will be contacted for follow up. Submissions received after this time may or may not be considered for future shows.
Lan Su Chinese Garden, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, serves approximately 150,000 visitors annually. The Mission of Lan Su Chinese Garden is to cultivate an oasis of tranquil beauty and harmony, to inspire, engage and educate our global community in the appreciation of a richly authentic Chinese culture.
Lan Su hosts several artists each year, from the Pacific Northwest and beyond, to show work in the pavilions of the garden. From classical Chinese styles to contemporary work, each show offers a new experience of Lan Su Yuan.
239 Northwest Everett Street, Portland, Oregon 97209
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Lan Su Chinese Garden
220 NW 2nd Avenue, Suite 1050, Portland, Oregon 97209
Members, donors and visitors help keep Lan Su healthy and growing. Lan Su is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and all donations and memberships are tax deductible.