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Art on the inside

2019-04-30T17:08:58-07:00April 30th, 2019|Community Involvement, Visual Art|

Artstra takes "Creative Relief" to Larch Corrections Center. Last year when board member Karin Chase took on Artstra’s “Creative Relief Clark County” program, she could not have anticipated where her passion to help others through art would take her. Creative Relief began in 2012 as a way to provide donated arts supplies during the cold [...]

Poetry Moves celebrates its fourth year of delighting, inspiring bus riders

2019-04-02T17:31:56-07:00April 2nd, 2019|Community Involvement, Dance, Literary Arts, Music|

In its fourth year of bringing moments of joy, inspiration, or reflection to thousands of bus riders, C-Tran and Artstra invite the public to join in a celebration of poetry during National Poetry Month. Artstra's Poetry Moves program displays poems from local and regional poets in every C-Tran bus, refreshed with new poems every six-months. [...]

Gwendolyn Morgan’s vision as Clark County’s newest Poet Laureate is to continue to lift up unheard voices

2019-04-03T20:20:17-07:00April 2nd, 2019|Community Involvement, Literary Arts|

In artist and poet talks, Gwendolyn Morgan, Clark County's newest Poet Laureate (2018-2020) often invites each person to consider: How are you sharing your gifts in the world? After the "passing of the pen" from Clark County's Inaugural Poet Laureate Christopher Luna (2013-2017) to Morgan last fall at a public celebration, the poet and visual [...]

Arts workshop spotlight

2019-04-03T10:01:16-07:00April 2nd, 2019|Education, Music, Professional Development|

Polish your pipes: springtime means sing time! Step out of your comfort zone, get ready to have fun, and tap the opportunity to sing with professional jazz singer Mitzi Zilka at her Jazz Singers Workshop happening at Clark College 10 consecutive Saturdays April 13 to June 15 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The program [...]

Get to know the Artstra team

2019-03-08T14:58:48-07:00February 28th, 2019|Arts advocacy|

It takes a lot of passion, energy, and experience for a small, all-volunteer, nonprofit arts organization to get things done. And while we hope our work speaks for itself, we thought we'd share with you a little about our talented and expert team. Please have a look and feel free to contact us if you'd [...]

Call for student poets!

2019-03-09T16:39:27-07:00February 27th, 2019|Education, Literary Arts|

Submissions are now being accepted for Poetry Moves Season 8, open to student poems to be showcased on C-Tran buses beginning July 2019. Entries must be from K-12 students living in Clark County and/or currently enrolled in a public, private, or home school in Clark County. A maximum of two poems may be submitted, each [...]

We are now Artstra

2019-01-29T20:29:39-07:00January 29th, 2019|Arts advocacy|

As we look ahead to a bright future for the arts, the nonprofit Arts of Clark County, formed nearly a decade ago, has changed its name to Artstra. The name change, effective Feb. 1, “more accurately reflects our independent spirit,” says Chair Karen Madsen. “We are not affiliated with any government entity, and yet we [...]

Highlights from the Cultural Congress and Confab

2019-01-16T12:12:20-07:00October 30th, 2018|Arts advocacy, Economic Development, Professional Development|

The Cultural Congress and Confab, a 3-day conference hosted by Washington State Art Alliance with support from the Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA) brought together art educators, advocates, students, non- and for profit art groups to address some of the most relevant issues affecting the arts in Washington state. This year's conference ran from October [...]