The Newport Paper & Book Arts Festival, presented by the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts, has grown into one of the largest festivals of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. The festival is held annually in April and online registration typically opens in early February. The 25th annual festival is set for September 9-12, 2021.

An annual feature is the instructors’ show, typically appearing in the Newport Visual Arts Center’s Upstairs Gallery. The 2019 Newport Paper & Book Arts Festival instructors show featured work by Alicia Bailey, Casey Newman, Connie Stricks, Glenda Goodrich, Jeri Oswalt, John Nelson Arbuckle, Beth McIlraith, Kelley Salber, Margo Klass, Moe Snyder and Sandi Reinke.

For more information contact Sara Siggelkow, Newport Paper & Books Arts Festival Coordinator, at or 541-574-3364.