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Celebrating the Paintings of Deanie Phillips

Old Car in Eastern Oregon

Join us in the New Year to celebrate the artwork of long-time local painter Deanie Phillips, silk artist Heather Phillips, and gourd artist Diane Springer. Our First Thursday celebration takes place on January 2, 2014 at 5:30 pm. Music provided by John Crocker and John Kramer. Deanie passed away in 2012, but her paintings carry on […]

November Harkens the Holiday Season


November is here and it’s time to celebrate our featured artists in anticipation of the holiday season! We have such beautiful artwork to share with you this month by Carol Boudreau, Leslee Burtt and Chris Warren, and Vicki Brigden. It’s always nice to put a face with the artwork you fall in love with, so please […]

March-ing in with lace and intricate designs!


An article in Woman’s Day magazine in 1989 inspired Heidi Bishop’s love of delicate, embellished, intricate lace artwork. Her work is on display during the month of March, which seems a perfect  welcome to some long-awaited spring weather. Please join us for First Thursday on March 7 at 5:30 pm with music by Dave Mongeau and artist […]

Welcoming the New Year with sculptures, word art and rich fabrics


Our January show features a diverse mix of styles, mediums and colors. Jim Misner’s quirky and fun-inspired sculptures are guaranteed to make you laugh, John Henry’s word art will make you want to spell, and Di Morgan’s fiber art will make you want to reach out and touch the rich fabric and beading. Join us […]

Shop Local and Share the Holiday Cheer!

Fingerless Gloves by Jane Gerdon - $20

First Thursday ~ December 1, 5:30 – 7:30 pm Featured Artists Lower Columbia Woodcarvers Communities acrosss the country are banding together to encourage people to shop local. Why? Because supporting local business gives back to the community, helps dollars stay in the community, and helps jobs stay in the community. We like that idea! The American […]

Art in the Park 2011


Hosting arts events are an important part of economic revitalization in our community. For residents and visitors alike, they communicate important small town lifestyles and values.” On Saturday August 20 the Columbian Artists Association and the City of Longview Parks and Recreation offered a summertime Art in the Park festival at Lake Sacajawea. This year’s […]