The sweet sound of transformation

2024-06-04T17:08:47-07:00June 4th, 2024|Arts advocacy, blog, Community Involvement, daily lfe, Education, Music|

Research on the power of music and the human body is extensive. Science indicates that humans are physiologically wired for music. Interacting with music, whether by listening or creating, introduces information into our bodies and impacts our biological circuitry, rewiring our brains and stimulating the release of neurochemicals, hormones, and endorphins. As a matter of [...]

Three local artists open RedDoor Gallery in Camas

2024-04-30T15:55:09-07:00April 30th, 2024|Community Involvement, daily lfe, Visual Art|

Local artists Heidi Curley, Liz Pike and Tamra Sheline will host a grand opening celebration of their newest venture, RedDoor Gallery in Camas June 7th following an official ribbon cutting ceremony. A soft opening is scheduled for First Friday Art Walk on Friday, May 3rd. RedDoor Gallery will feature original works of art by gallery owners [...]

Landmark Camas Gallery Reopens with a Mission

2024-04-30T15:42:57-07:00April 30th, 2024|Community Involvement, daily lfe, Visual Art|

The iconic Camas Gallery is undergoing a transformation and will debut as Gallery 408 with a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration on May 31st. Embracing its heritage while looking ahead, the revamped space will showcase the works of local artists, with special areas dedicated to native artists and students. The opening will include [...]

A Celebration of Poetry 2024

2024-03-27T13:33:56-07:00March 27th, 2024|Community Involvement, Literary Arts|

On March 10 2024, ‘Poetry Moves,’ created by nonprofit Artstra in partnership with C-Tran honored poets who have engaged, delighted, and inspired riders with poems on buses since 2016. This celebration of poetry took place at Magenta Theater in downtown Vancouver, Washington. Washington State Poet Laureate Arianne True was guest of honor and former Clark [...]

Clark County Open Studios marks its 10th year

2023-10-30T11:00:36-07:00October 30th, 2023|Ceramics, Community Involvement, Sculpture, Visual Art|

This weekend, 50 local artists open their doors to the public as part of the Clark County Open Studios tour. The annual juried event provides a rare opportunity for the public to step into the working studios of talented local artists, view diverse works, and purchase pieces specifically created or made available for the event. [...]

Open Studios guidebooks now available

2023-10-31T15:45:37-07:00October 29th, 2023|Ceramics, Community Involvement, Sculpture, Visual Art|

During the two-day tour, visitors are encouraged to use their mobile devices to access a user-friendly Google interactive map showing all studio locations. For those who prefer to have something in hand, the printed guidebooks can be picked up early from one of the following local gallery sponsors: Art at the Cave and Aurora Gallery in Vancouver, the Attic Gallery in Camas, or any studio [...]

Mark your calendar for Open Studios 2023!

2023-07-10T07:20:59-07:00July 10th, 2023|Ceramics, Community Involvement, Sculpture, Visual Art|

The 2023 Clark County Open Studios artists have been chosen. This year's jurors, Mark Tindle, Lisa Conway, and Mike Baggetta have selected artists to be included in Arstra's tenth annual Clark County Open Studios Tour. See examples of the artists' work. (Pictured above is the studio of Open Studios artist Jason Litts.) The 2023 Clark [...]

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