Columbia Center
for the Arts

215 Cascade Avenue

PO Box 1543

Hood River, OR 97031


Current Gallery Show and Other Art Gallery Events

March 31: Last Day to Apply to Plein Air 2015Plein Air 2015

March in the Gallery: Fine Feathered FriendsFine Feathered Friends

March in the Nook: Bill SturmanBill Sturman

Coming in April: Luminous Yellow: A Color ShowLuminous Yellow

April in the Nook: Judi Baker April in the Nook: Judi Baker

About Columbia Art Gallery

Columbia Art Gallery at Columbia Center for the Arts features works by artists in a variety of mediums from oils, pastels and watercolors to pottery, jewelry, glass, fiber arts, mixed media and more.

Each month, we hang a new show while keeping a section of the gallery dedicated to our member artists, all of whom live within 50 miles of the gallery.

Columbia Art Gallery

Our Artists

Columbia Art Gallery features the fine art of local artists, as well as artists from nearby regions.  Click here for the list of artists we represent.

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Art Shows & Events


Art Gallery

March 31

Application Deadline, 11th Annual Pacific Northwest Plein Air Event

We are gearing up for an exciting 11th year of the Pacific Northwest Plein Air Event at CCA! This juried show includes demos, artist gatherings, and plenty of opportunity to paint the beautiful outdoors in the scenic Columbia River Gorge. There will be over $3000 of prizes awarded to the winners. 
Learn more: Plein Air 2015

March 3-29

Fine Feathered Friends

It’s all things avian in the Gallery, where the upcoming Fine Feathered Friends exhibition during the month of March will feature art and events all related to birds.
Learn more: Fine Feathered Friends

March 3-29

Artists' Nook: Bill Sturman

Sturman's watercolor paintings range from intimate close-ups of nature's beauty to landscapes to abstracts based on the natural world.
Learn more: Artists' Nook - Bill Sturman

April 3-27

Luminous Yellow: A Color Show

A challenge to all Gallery Artists to explore the color YELLOW - the most luminous color in the spectrum.  Think lemon, sunshine, daffodil, and gold, and all the visual and symbolic ways that yellow manifests in our contemporary world.
Learn more: Luminous Yellow

April 3-27

Artists' Nook: Judi Baker

Judi Baker learned to love photography from her parents who documented their world travels with cameras.  During her own travels, Judi enjoys learning about new lands and their cultures.
Learn more: Artists' Nook - Judi Baker

Future Shows


Luminous Yellow: A Color Show

Contact: Bill Sturman


Human Nature

Contact: Sue Sutherland

June & July

Best of The Gorge 2015

Contact: Christine Knowles


Pacific Northwest Plein Air 2015

Contact: Cathleen Rehfeld


Farm to Fork

Contact: Laurel Bushman


La Lluvia

Contact: Leah Hedberg and Peter Marbach



Contact: Charlene Fort


Holiday Show


Become a Member Artist

Learn how to become a Gallery Artist and/or a guest artist in a monthly show or special event. Learn more:  Show your art at Columbia Art Gallery.

Artist Forms

New Inventory Form (fillable PDF)

Show Archive

Click for info on recent art shows at the Columbia Art Gallery.