We have periodic events, both at our studio location, and elsewhere around the Pacific Northwest. Keep up with our events on our facebook page so you can catch all the news. Stay tuned as we await warmer weather and more vaccinations. We hope to be hosting periodic OPEN STUDIO sales in the upcoming months.

Recent past events:—————

Gazania's Last Drop - entry for Recycled Rain Project - Olympic Mills Show Portland, OR - 4-10-14 all rights reserved.jpg2020 December Open Studio   COVID instagram more views of the event


Find us at #29 on the SE Area ARTWalk March 3 & 4, 2018. You can find the map to view as you walk or print before you head out. 10 -5 each day Rin will be in the studio and Joe will be down in our dye/batik area. Also find The Sprockettes on site Sun 1-4 for recruiting Q&A

2017-movie-ad-outlindedThe Sleeping Bee Studio will be number 29 with artist Rin Carroll Jackson showing batik, mixed media and other items for the 2-day walking tour of art in SE Portland OR
General Tour information: More?

See more at our facebook event page for #29

449-rin-carroll-jackson-2016-the-big-500_-5The Big 500   Rin Carroll Jackson will be part of an upcoming show….
Need something to do and support local artists? 500 + regional artists create ART on 8″x8″ wood panels. 5000 + works of ART on display, a mere $40/piece!!!!! CASH/CREDIT/CARRY.
THE BIG 500 is almost here. I will have 5 pieces in the show.
Find amazing art and help Oregon Food Bank
Event begins SHARP at 2pm, Saturday, December 10, 2016. First Come/First Serve. NO ART will be SOLD before 2pm this day. Show runs through December 23, at Ford Gallery, the main floor of the Ford Building/SE Division.
Gallery hours Dec 11-23, 9am-6pm DAILY.

2nd Wave Dragon Boat Art Show 7/14/16

Fire on the Water: Dragon Boat Art Show
A Group Art Show inspired by the theme of Dragon Boating
  7/14/16 2nd wave opening… Show up through 8/30/2016  FREE.
Antoinette Hatfield Hall. 1111 SW Broadway. Portland, OR 97205

Art in the Rose Garden 2016

Artists and art lovers, please join us on Sunday, August 21, 2016, when Friends of Peninsula Park Rose Garden present the second annual Art in the Rose Garden event.

The event will showcase the talent of Pacific Northwest artists in a variety of media, including oils, watercolors, ceramics, photography and stained glass.

We will have our booth at the August event with original batik created by wife/husband design team…

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We will be part of the SE Area ARTWalk March 5th & 6th, 2016. Visitors from far and wide will arrive for the 13th Annual event to tour and meet 80 artists within the boundaries of our map area. SE 9th Ave, SE 41st,  SE Powell and SE Hawthorne Blvd.  The event is Sat. and Sun. 10:00 am – 5:00 pm 

More? Map available 2/15/16

November 2015

Join in the fun… We will have our booth at the 2nd annual Friendly H0use Artisan Sale

Made to order products at etsy!OPEN GARDEN ART SHOW  July 18th, 2015   10 am – 5 pm

MAP and DIRECTIONS: 19376 leland Road Oregon City, Or. 97045

All Local Artisans, Live Music Featuring The Rae Gordon Band , Beer Garden Provided by Feckin Brewery plus Dano’s Dogs Brats Food Cart.

See us at the Peninsula Park Rose Garden Aug. 16th 10am – 4pm

Bike To Shop  May 17th – 21st

STUDIO HOURS for the event: Sun. 11a -5p Mon. 10a-3p Tues. 12n-5p Wed. 10a-3p Thurs. 10a-3p

From their website: Explore Bike to Shop Clinton Street! participating businesses (updated weekly).
Mention “Bike to Shop” to redeem the below incentives, treats, and/or prizes.

Entry into raffle to win custom SE PDX-designed clothing item of your choice……T-shirt design samples  PICK your COMBO

Sprocket bike (left -right) Low water immersion, or tub dyed versions in various colors (more available)

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Unless otherwise specified, Bike to Shop Clinton Street! offers are valid during the promotion — from Sunday, May 17 through Thursday, May 21 — only. Until then (and forevermore), we encourage you to support these businesses because they support bicycling.

Sleeping Bee Studio – 2731 SE 35th Avenue “SUITE B” (between Clinton & Woodward)
Entry into raffle to win custom SE PDX-designed clothing item of your choice

SEAAW 15 logo promoWe will be in the upcoming SE Area ARTWalk at the end of February! We are number 28 on the map!

For more information on the 12th annual event in SE Portland click the logo to the left. It will bring you to the VISITOR INFO page.  More?

Bend Fall Festival Bend Oregon. October 4th & 5th, 2014. Bend Live Music and Festival = Saturday (11am – 10pm) Sunday (11am – 5pm) more on their facebook page?

 “See our new original batik series we have been designing since August. Rin draws and brushes with wax onto fabric, and along with dye specialist, Joe Jackson they have 20+ new items created for the Bend event”

Rin Carroll Jackson – Fiber

Batik: the ancient art of using beeswax to resist dye applications on fabrics.
Use locally raised beeswax, draw the wax on and dye in layers. Sustainable use of rain water to boil wax from fabric.

Location: Downtown Bend — Free Concerts On Two Stages Fine Artist Promenade Conscious Living Showcase —  Street Harvest Market — Over 30 Food Vendors

August 2nd & 3rd Urban Air Market, a curated collection of 75 vendors who produce sustainable jewelry, crafts and fashions, will pop up at Zidell Yards Aug. 2 and 3.

May 10th- June 2014: We will have our piece displayed at the 3rd Annual Recycled Rainwater Project. Join us Opening Night Saturday, May 10th, 6-10pm at the Olympic Mills Gallery in Portland, Oregon.

SEAAW setup Studio 2014.jpg - Copy11th Annual SE Area ARTWalk March 1st & 2nd, 2014.

*Event Founded by our resident artist.

Want to read a 2014 article by David F. Ashton about the event featuring 4 artists? More—>

Batik, Illustration, Mixed Media for the 2 day self-guided tour of art in SE Portland, OR. First weekend of March.

Bend Fall Festival October 4 & 5, 2013. This was a new event for us and we enjoyed showcasing our original art for the weekend.cropped-sleeping-bee-studio-fall-festival-bend-oregon-all-designs-by-rcjae-llc-sleeping-bee-batiks-c-2013b.jpg

A while ago…

Large hula hoops, vinyl stickers, batik clothing by the wife and husband team from SE Portland, Oregon2011 NW String Summit

To see our slide show of our booth from the event click here!

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