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CALL FOR ARTISTS - Maryhill Arts Festival | August 17 & 18, 2013
Maryhill Museum of Art invites artists of the Pacific Northwest to apply to exhibit at the 2013 Maryhill Arts Festival. Exhibiting artists working in all 2D and 3D media, including but not limited to: painting, drawing, printmaking, jewelry, ceramics, woodworking, fiber arts and glass, will be juried into the festival based on quality and creativity.
Held on the breathtaking grounds of Maryhill Museum of Art, in Goldendale, Washington, the Maryhill Arts Festival is a summertime tradition in the Columbia River Gorge. The festival includes an average of 50 artists … Continue reading
This May, thirteen artists share their fetish for shoes in an amazing display of creativity! Explore porcelain wedding slippers, sexy recycled metal stilettos, botanical pumps and more!
Featuring the work of:Shawn Daughton, Dawn Elle, Mike Friton, J.Neils Harvey, Damon Klegg, Abigail Merickel, Mark Nilsson, Cathleen Rehfeld, Melody Robichaud, Charan Sacher, Micki Shampang-Voorhies, Francoise Weeks, Judy White
Opening Reception Friday May 3 from 6-8pm
The Columbia Center for the Arts 215 Cascade Avenue Hood River, OR 97031541-387-8877
Works inspired by local landscapes of the Pacific Northwest, featuring the works of: Cathleen Rehfeld – Oils Karen Watson – Pastel Terri Johanson – Fused Glass
Opening Reception Thursday May 2 from 5-7pm Show dates: May 1-31
The Dalles Art Center 220 East Fourth Street The Dalles, OR 97058 541-296-4759
Post expires on Friday May 31st, 2013
9th Annual Art & Wine Fusion Call for Artists
White Salmon Arts Council and Community Partners of Bingen/White Salmon are offering artists who produce original work to participate in the 9th annual Art and Wine Fusion street festival, July 27th 3:00-10:00 PM, on Jewett Boulevard in White Salmon, WA.
Art and Wine Fusion is one of the premier summer events in the Gorge. This family-friendly event is expected this year to draw over 2000 people to enjoy the fabulous art, award winning local wine tastings, unique foods and excellent entertainment.
The event is advertised widely throughout the area, presenting a wonderful opportunity to … Continue reading
36 known and lesser-known art and culture destinations are highlighted in this handy map!
Just in time for the spring/summer visitor high season, the Columbia Gorge Arts & Culture Alliance (CGACA), has released its first “Columbia Gorge Art and Culture Tour” map featuring 36 known and lesser-known art and culture destinations on both the Washington and Oregon sides of the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area.
The map reads: “The natural scenic beauty of the Columbia River Gorge is a magnet for arts and culture. We invite you to experience the wonder of the Gorge and share in the inspiration it provides the … Continue reading
The Columbia River Gorge is one step closer to becoming an international destination for art, culture and heritage! Stacey Malstrom of Maxwell PR, Kasey Cordell of Portland Monthly, and Linea Gagliano of Travel Oregon spent an afternoon visiting some of our region’s wonderful venues and talented artists.
Portland Monthly’s editor, Kasey Cordell, profiled the Gorge in the April issue and included a number of Gorge businesses. The article is titled “Western Muse; The Columbia River Gorge’s growing art scene inspires itineraries beyond the outdoors.” To read the full article just click the link above or download the article here 4.1.13 Portland Monthly.pdf.
The tour … Continue reading
Ali Perèt original creations include one of a kind and limited edition pieces in 14K, 18K, and Platinum featuring fine diamonds, deep luster pearls and exotic gems from around the world.
Ali’s success reflects the importance of designing jewelry that is tailored to the client’s lifestyle. He loves to collaborate with clients in restyling old family treasures and will also incorporate gems they have brought back from world travels. “I approach my life work with dignity and passion while respecting the natural gifts of the earth, its inhabitants and honoring the creative light within”.
Ali Perèt Designs Studio 254 E. Columbia River Hwy. Troutdale, Or 97060
www.aliperetdesigns.com email@example.com 503-667-0450
The recently restored Springdale School and grounds is a treasure trove of architectural and natural beauty. The school is one of three buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places (Vista House & Multnomah Falls Lodge being the others) located on the Scenic Highway to remain today.
Constructed in 1931, the single-story Art-Deco style building was designed by Portland architect, Claud Freeman. Located on the Historic Highway, the school’s presence is a visual and social landmark in the center of the Springdale community.
It served as an 8-grade elementary school from 1931 until 1960. In 1960 the school became incorporated into theCorbett School District and was used for primary grades … Continue reading
“ART COMES WITH SPRING TO THE GORGE”
The 2013 Gorge Artists Studio Tour featuring 29 regional artists in Oil, Watercolor, Pastel, Ceramics, Glass , Sculpture, Jewelry, Fabric and more takes place April 12, 13, & 14.
April is a special time in the Columbia River Gorge and the Hood River Valley. The fruit orchards are in bloom, wildflowers emerge in the National Scenic Area, local wineries invite visitors to taste their specialties and Gorge Artists open their studios to meet art lovers and customers and to share their approach to the creative process.
Come meet the artists in their places of work and … Continue reading
Oregon artist John Maher hopes to find locations and funding to keep his ladder art project running.
It was the “elegant, gorgeous shape” of wooden orchard ladders that first struck artist John Maher.
As the concept took shape in his mind, he thought about Christo’s Running Fence art installation in California in the 1970s, and visualized a hundred brightly colored orchard ladders running alongside highways and freeways. He then thought of using signage-a succession of billboards, like the old Burma Shave ads-to remind travelers of the importance of family farms.
It took three years from conception to the completion in 2011 of his … Continue reading