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Thank you to everyone who participated in the Portland Winter Light Festival Fall Fundraiser Raffle! All funds raised will go directly to supporting the 2022 Festival.

While our fall fundraising event, Full Spectrum, was cancelled due to the ongoing Delta variant, we still wanted to share this opportunity to win original art with you. Your raffle ticket purchase goes a long way toward supporting the future of this dynamic and free festival's seventh year.​

This beautiful, hand-made fire pit will warm up your winter evenings! At 3' x 3', it is the perfect size for a backyard and is designed for wood burning. This fire pit was artist-created from repurposed steel. The piece is designed for outdoor use and could easily be converted to burn propane instead of wood.

Richard Cawley, a Portland native, has been designing and creating sculptural objects for more than two decades. He reuses materials to create one-of-a-kind sculptures and installations.

You have seen Richard's art at every single Portland Winter Light Festival since 2016, both under his own name and with Portal Arts Collective. He has created this dynamic fire pit to support the Portland Winter Light Festival in February 2022 and to allow one lucky winner to enjoy light, art, and warmth outdoors this winter! To learn more about artist Richard Cawley, visit his website.

Fair Market Value: $500. Only 99 tickets are available, purchase your chance to win before tickets sell out! Each ticket costs $100.

This raffle is organized by the Willamette Light Brigade d.b.a. Portland Winter Light Festival. ​


Above: Richard Cawley with another one of his sculptures, Chimeracarasoul at PDXWLF 2020. Photo by Austin Strickland.

Official Rules:

  • Must be 18 years or older to participate.

  • Must be physically in the state of Oregon at the time of ticket purchase.

  • Need not be present to win.

  • Winner must pay all applicable taxes and fees.

  • Pick up of the fire pit to be coordinated with the winner.

  • Prize is not redeemable for cash.

  • Only 99 tickets will be sold, each ticket is $100.

  • Last day to purchase tickets is Sunday, November 14, 2021, at 11:59 p.m.

  • Grand prize drawing for the fire pit will be held on Monday, November 15, 2021 at the Portland Winter Light Festival office at noon. Winner will be notified by phone and email.

  • Raffle ticket purchase is not tax-deductible.

  • Willamette Light Brigade/Portland Winter Light Festival employees and partners living in the same household are not eligible to win.


On behalf of the Willamette Light Brigade d.b.a Portland Winter Light Festival, thank you!