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November After School Free Art Classes!!

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Jump into creating art this Fall with Columbia Arts! You might remember our Fearless Arts series, where we encouraged locals to try a new art form with local professional artists. We’re bringing this series back with a new spin: they’re all scheduled just after school and meant for students to get their art fill! The classes will take place Thursdays in November 2018 and are open to all ages, on an RSVP basis. Artistic subject matter will vary each week from learning the basics of painting to creating small charms to drawing and shading. Our lovely MeForADay will be teaching these classes!


  • November 1,  3:30-5pm: MeForADay- Fundamentals of Drawing
  • November 8, 3:30-5pm: MeForADay- Fundamentals of Drawing
  • November 15, 3:30-5pm: MeForADay- Fundamentals of Drawing
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November Exhibition In the Gallery

Young Voices: Emerging Artists and Their Mentors

This exciting show will feature the art of collaborative teams of established artists and their emerging young protégés. Local seasoned artists will be paired with emerging artists working together on themed pieces.


This show runs from November 1-18, 2018

First Friday Opening Celebration and Artist Talk on November 2, 6:00pm-8:00pm


Mentors/Students showing in this exhibition include:

  • Yvonne Peppin-Wakefield & Yasmine Villegas
  • MacRae Wylde & Muir Emmons
  • Ashleigh Coyner & Audrey Coyner
  • Susan Sutherland & Erin Sutherland
  • Mefore Aday & Atticus Naramore
  • Cyndi Strid & Brenna Koester, Arden Pooley
  • Peny Wallace & Alex Baker, Will Baker
  • Pamela Larsen & Sofie Larsen-Teskey
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November Exhibition In the Lobby

Randye Jensen

Randye Jensen debuts a collection of pastel landscape paintings that beautifully capture the Columbia River Gorge and surrounding area throughout the changing seasons.  We are delighted to feature her work bringing a radiance and drama to our lobby space.  It is sure to brighten your day.

This show runs from November 1-18, 2018

First Friday Opening Celebration and Artist Talk on November 2, 6:00pm-8:00pm

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November Exhibition at Windermere

Randy Olson & Melissa Farlow

Husband and wife photographer team Melissa Farlow and Randy Olson bring their stories to the Windermere office for the month of November. Farlow and Olson are photojournalists in the documentary tradition.  Capturing the essence of this exhibition Melissa states, “Randy I paired photographs that were shot on different assignments—many for National Geographic —over the past 25 years. The images took on different meaning when they were paired and sequenced together than they had originally meant—when you consider their intent within a story. Some pairs are opposites. Other comparisons are similar. Some create a visual pun. Having this third effect was a surprise since neither of us particularly photograph with humor.”

This show runs from November 1-18, 2018

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Holiday Gift Show

Peace Talks

This annual local favorite puts people in the spirit for giving original arts and fine crafts created by artists living and working in the Columbia Gorge region. The perfect place to buy all your holiday gifts, while supporting local art.


Join us on November 23, for our Holiday Show Open House the day after Thanksgiving. We will be open from 11:00am-7:00pm.


We will also be hosting a First Friday Celebration on December 7, 6:00-8:00pm.  While enjoying the festivities in downtown Hood River don’t forget to swing by the Gallery!


This show runs from November 23-December 29, 2018

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