For Artists

The Columbia Art Gallery (CAG) showcases artists from the Columbia Gorge and beyond in a variety of ways.

NOTE: To receive up-to-date information about all our artist information and show invitations, please send your name, address, and phone number to galleryassistant@columbiaarts.org with the subject line: CCA Artist List.

How to participate with the Gallery:

Exhibitions
CAG hosts exhibitions 12 times per year including Juried Open Calls, Invitationals, Staff and Guest Curated Shows, Solo Shows, and Small Group Shows.

2017 Exhibitions (Print a PDF of all 2017 Exhibitions)

January 2017: The Hero’s Journey (Juried-Closed)
February 2017: Women’s Art: Heart & Soul  (Closed)
March 2017: The Beauty of Clay (Closed)
April 2017: Art-a-Day (Invitational)
May 2017: Art and Culture of Japan (Closed show)
June 2017: Outdoor Art (Closed)
July 2017: Best of the Gorge (Closed)
August 2017: Scenes: Photography of the Gorge (Closed)
September 2017: Latino Art and Culture (Closed show)
October 2017: 1000 Words: Visual Arts response to Literature (Closed)
November 2017: Native American Art and Culture (Closed show)
December 2017: Small Works Holiday Show (Closed)

2018 Exhibitions
January 2018—Community Conversations Closed
February 2018—Back Talk: Recycled Art (Open Call)
March 2018—Raising Voices: Art as Activism (Invitational-closed show)
April 2018—Internal Dialogue: Abstract Art (Open Call)
May 2018—Talking with our Hands: Glass, Stone, Clay, Wood (Open Call)
June 2018—Talk is Cheap: Under $100 (Open Call)
July 2018—Local Talk: Best of the Gorge (Juried Show)
August 2018—Daily Conversations: Art-A-Day (Invitational-closed show)
September 2018—Talk of the Towns (Open Call)
October 2018—Fiber Art (Open Call)
November 2018—Young Voices: Emerging Artists & Their Mentors (Invitational-closed show)
December 2018—Peace Talks: Holiday Gift Show (Open Call)

 

The Gallery Shop
CAG offers a year-round retail Gallery Shop which features invited local and regional artists, and offers fine arts and crafts of all mediums. To have your art considered for sale in The Gallery Shop, please review the criteria on The Gallery Shop Submissions page, complete the Submission Form found there, and submit to galleryassistant@columbiaarts.org. You may apply any time, and someone will respond to you within 90 days.

Currently, we are looking for artists for the Gallery Shop who make:

  • fiber arts
  • gift items and artistic souvenirs
  • jewelry
  • pocket-sized art
  • key chains

The Nook Gallery & The Lobby
The CAG Gallery Manager plans alternative, complementary, and associated shows in our Nook Gallery and Lobby Gallery spaces. If you have an idea for a show you would like us to consider in one of these exhibition spaces, please email your idea to gallery@columbiaarts.org

Curating & Show Ideas
Have a great idea for an exhibition? Want to be considered for curating a show? We welcome your ideas and inquiries. Find the Show Prospectus here: Show Prospectus Form Please email your completed form to gallery@columbiaarts.org

Volunteering
We love volunteers! See our Volunteer Opportunities Form and tell us how you would like to be involved.

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