Columbia Gorge Arts and Culture Alliance (CGACA) supports and promotes a large, diverse, and highly creative Arts, Culture, and Heritage community along the Oregon/Washington border ‘State of the Gorge’. This website is a resource for connecting visitors and local residents with Gorge area Arts, Culture, and Heritage news and events. Share your own events (no product ads); REGISTER to post your own or use this FORM to SUBMIT one.
Columbia River Gorge Artists – Sculptor Heather Söderberg-Greene enriches the area’s art scene with her bronze foundry.
From the raucous First Friday gallery scene in Hood River to Maya Lin’s meditative Bird Blind in Troutdale, the Columbia River Gorge has blossomed into a bona fide arts destination. In 2009, sculptor Heather … Read more>>>
We’re sad to report that Ellen Dittebrandt, a wonderful local artist and top Mosier firefighter, died Sunday after her bicycle was hit from behind by a pickup truck around 6:20 am along I-84 near the offramp to Viento State Park, west of Hood River.
Ellen. at 52. was a dynamic force … Read more>>>
The Dalles Art Center “Gorge Artists Create” is an open juried show, opening Tuersday, Aug 5th with a reception on Friday, Aug 7th, 5-7pm. This year, the theme of the show is “water”.
“Gorge Artists Create” is an annual favorite with our artists, members, and community. Sixty-three works of art by … Read more>>>
Congratulations to Donna Erwin of Columbia River Gallery in Troutdale, OR who took home the grand prize of Judges Choice in the Couture Design Challenge with her beautiful entry titled “Longevity”.
Her entry features the Crescent Couture 1309 Silver Birch and the 1305 Black Pebbles. — with Crescent Cardboard Co, LLC.
Donna … Read more>>>
Beautiful, Convenient, Useful, Thorough, Awesome…the “2.0 version” of our Columbia Gorge Art and Culture Tour map features a wealth of interesting, educational, and beautiful art and culture sites open to residents and visitors throughout the Columbia Gorge region of Washington and Oregon. The printed map will be available just in time for the spring/summer visitor high … Read more>>>
Artists Ardis DeFreece and Deborah Nelson share the Trout Lake Art Studio, aka Destino Fine Art & Craft. Ardis is a realist painter, draftswoman, and teaches classes. Deborah makes traditional hooked wool rugs and paintings in oil.
Trout Lake Art Studio is open for classes and events by appointment (call (360)907-1660) or by … Read more>>>