Roger Thomas Glass Studio Sale, FRIDAY – SUNDAY June 25 – 27th Portland, OR

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Artist Studio Sale – Get Your Appointment Slot Now
Friday June 25th through Sunday June 27th
By Appointment time only. Portland Oregon
In the last two months, a small team has been working to ready Roger’s studio to share the materials that were the foundation of his craft. You are invited to attend the Glass Studio Sale on Friday – Sunday June 25th – June 27, 2021 from 10am to 5pm. Items available for sale include sheet glass in various colors, frit, stringers, old/rare glass, fused sample pieces large and small, fine tools, glass grinders & saws, mica, hand tools, shelves, and more.

If you are interested in attending and would like a time slot Friday June 25th through Sunday June 27th, please email Kathleen Sheard soon, at
Each appointment will be limited to 75 minutes due to Covid and accessibility restrictions.
Starting at 10am, 5 slots will be available every hour. 
Email your date and time preferences to
Appointment slots will be booked in order received and you will be emailed a confirmation of your date and time.   
You are allowed one ‘helper’ to accompany you during your appointment time, however there will be a limit of one transaction only.
Per Covid, MASKS will be REQUIRED for entry and WORN AT ALL TIMES in the studio.
Wear close toed shoes, and we recommend long sleeve shirts.
BRING your own work gloves and glass packing material.
This is a cash preferred event. Credit/Debit will be available, but will include a transaction fee. Receipts will be provided.

As Roger’s colleagues, students, and friends, this invitation-only event is a way to continue the creative process with the materials and tools that were such an integral part of Roger’s life.
Proceeds of the Studio Sale will benefit The Nature Conservancy: Oregon Chapter and The Garden Conservancy per Roger’s last testament and wishes. Roger’s final gift to us all.

When Roger passed away, word spread and announcements were posted. If you had not received word until this week, we are sorry and know there are a few of you out there. If you have not already done so, please visit Roger’s In Memoriam page, scroll to the bottom and leave your favorite memory of our self-described “maker of things”. 
Send date and time preferences to if you wish to attend the sale in Portland, Oregon. Appointment slots will be booked in order received. 

Thank you,
Kathleen Sheard, RVT Studio Estate Sale Manager
Kim Dodge, Personal Representative/ Executor
Roger Thomas Estate

Let’s Build our History Together…

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The Newsletter Team needs your help to begin creating the picture of
our Guild (including memberships in both the OGG and PNWGG).
Who are our members…. what are their interests, how many years has
each person been a member, how have they contributed over the years?
What has been the magic that has kept each of you here?
We are asking each member to take a few minutes to send an email to
either Rae Williamson or Greta Schneider answering these questions by June 30,

 Your Name
 Approximately what year did you join?
 Have you held board or committee chair positions ?
 Do you teach glass classes?
 Your primary or favorite glass techniques?
 What glass techniques do you still want to try?
 Optional comments: What makes you love doing glass? What if
anything is hard about continuing to do glasswork? What do you
hope most to get from your membership in the guild?
 Do you have some time to help on a committee or the board?

This information will only take a few minutes to send to us….and it will
help us make both the guild and the newsletter better fit the needs of our
members, so THANK YOU for sending us your info!

Apply to Show in Oregon City

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The Three Rivers Artist Guild is approved to hold the annual Oregon City Festival of the Arts on August 14, 15 this year. This is a 2-day Festival with 55 Artists’ booths, all day entertainment, a silent auction, children’s craft corner and food vendors. The festival attracts approximately 2500 people over the weekend. It is an outdoor Festival and held at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center located at 1726 Washington Street in Oregon City. Artists who apply will be juried for selection into the Festival due to limited space available.

Application deadline is June 10th 2021. Details and application are available at