Telling Stories: Resilience and Struggle in Contemporary Narrative Drawing, lecture by Dr. Robin Reisenfeld, Curator of Works on Paper for the Toledo Museum of Art (Toledo, Ohio). Please join us at Crow’s Shadow on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 5:30 pm for a reception to welcome Dr. Reisenfeld; the lecture will follow at 6:00 pm.

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The public is invited to Crow’s Shadow to meet Marwin Begaye for an artist talk and studio visit, which will occur from 5:00-7:00 pm on Thursday, May 31st. Begaye is the first Artist-in-Residence for Crow’s Shadow’s 2018 print residency season.

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PANEL DISCUSSION: SEISMIC SHIFTS at c3:initiative in Portland, Oregon May 5, 2-4pm. This panel discussion will focus on the way an artist’s practice has the potential to transform when given time, space and resources. Join us for a conversation about the role and importance of residency programs. Joining us as moderator for the discussion is […]

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This four day intensive immersion into the art of monotypes and monoprint techniques is a perfect retreat for beginning and intermediate printmaking students. Focusing on the landscape of eastern Oregon, specifically the plateau region, workshop participants will study color theory, hone skills in ink modification and mixing, learn control over ink films, paper properties and proper handling techniques, printing techniques and various registration methods.

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PORTLAND FINE PRINT FAIR @ PORTLAND ART MUSEUM (Mark Building) 1219 SW PARK AVE, PORTLAND, OR 97205 Benefit Preview (click here for ticket info) Friday, January 26, 6:00 – 9:00 pm Free Admission Days Saturday, January 27, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Sunday, January 28, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm   This will be the […]

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PORTLAND FINE PRINT FAIR @ PORTLAND ART MUSEUM (Mark Building) 1219 SW PARK AVE, PORTLAND, OR 97205 Benefit Preview (click here for ticket info) Friday, January 26, 6:00 – 9:00 pm Free Admission Days Saturday, January 27, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Sunday,  January 28,  11:00 am – 5:00 pm   This will be the 5th […]

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And the winner is…Cynthia Jones of Salem, Oregon! Thank you all for participating in this fundraiser in support of Crow’s Shadow. WIN YOUR CHOICE OF ANY RICK BARTOW PRINT IN THE CROW’S SHADOW INVENTORY! The winner of this raffle gets to choose any unframed monoprint ($3,500 value) made by Rick Bartow in the Crow’s Shadow […]

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Join us at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art in Salem for the opening of the Crow’s Shadow retrospective exhibition. The gala reception and book release will be on Friday, September 22, 6:30-8:30 pm. 

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When: Friday, July 28th, 4pm-7pm Where: Crow’s Shadow Insitute of the Arts Please join Crow’s Shadow Staff and Board in welcoming our newest Master Printer, Judith Baumann. We are excited to introduce Judith to the community, and give everyone a chance to meet her. Judith will be replacing Frank Janzen, who is retiring at the […]

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Crow’s Shadow is thrilled to announce today that Judith Baumann has been named as the new Master Printer. Judith will be replacing Frank Janzen, who is retiring at the end of 2017 after 16 years of service to the organization. Judith brings an extensive printmaking resume to the Institute, with close to 15 years of […]

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Crow’s Shadow is pleased to partner with the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts and Newport Visual Arts Center, in Newport Oregon to bring “Hawks on the Highway: Prints from Crow’s Shadow Institute” to the Oregon Coast. The exhibit features 24 prints from the permanent collection of Crow’s Shadow, highlighting a diverse group of artists […]

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Update 3/16/2017: Thanks to a very enthusiastic response to this offering the class registration is currently FULL, but we can add you to the waitlist. Also, for first notification of events and offerings at Crow’s Shadow be sure to sign up for our monthly newsletter here. ANITA HATHALE Navajo Weaving Workshop 5-DAY WORKSHOP WITH NAVAJO MASTER […]

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Please join Crow’s Shadow in welcoming Modou to our studio. This will be a chance to meet the artist, listen to him describe his process, and see the prints he will have worked on during his residency. Modou Dieng is an Associate Professor of Painting and Drawing at the Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) […]

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Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts (CSIA) is pleased to present Nixya’awii Community School Student Print Exhibition. This special exhibition will showcase the prints produced by a select group of students from the Nixya’awii Community School. The exhibiting printmaking students are: Ermia Butler, Sunshine Fuentes, EllaMae Looney, Helena Peters, Tyanna Van Pelt, and L’Rissa Sohappy.

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Live Wire visits Pendleton – April 29 @ Hamley’s Slickfork Saloon with special guests James Lavadour and the Brunbergs Live Wire is an hour-long radio variety program hosted by Luke Burbank (of Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me) for “cultural omnivores” taped in front of a live audience and broadcast on public radio stations around the country. […]

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Crow’s Shadow: Printmaking Retreat I Registration is available through the Pacific Northwest College of Art’s Continuing Education Program Creating monotypes is an excellent way to be introduced into the world of printmaking. Crow’s Shadow resident printmaker Frank Janzen will lead participants in an exploration of monotype printing that reflects the unique terrain surrounding Crow’s Shadow institute […]

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Update 4/3/2017:  Thanks to a very enthusiastic response to this offering the class registration is currently FULL. Cornhusk Twining/Weaving Workshop with Master Weaver MICHAEL RAY JOHNSON 5 Day workshop is held AT CROW’S SHADOW April 14 – 18, 2017 Join us at Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts from Friday, April 14th through Tuesday, April 18th […]

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We are pleased to announce that Crow’s Shadow has two new Board Members: Shelby Tallman and Alison Mowday Gold. You can read more about all our wonderful board members and staff under the “about us” tab. Shelby Tallman is a member of the Cherokee Nation and was born and raised in Northeast Oklahoma. Shelby holds […]

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  CONGRATULATIONS TO DAWN EMERSON AND CAROLYN PLATT In collaboration with the Roundhouse Foundation of Sisters, Oregon, Crow’s Shadow is pleased to announce Dawn Emerson and Caroyln Platt as the recipients of the Central Oregon Artists Fellowship. This project is intended to foster cross-pollination and career development for artists working in Central Oregon. Carolyn and Dawn […]

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Artist-in-Residence:  JOE CANTRELL Artist Talk & Print Release Party Friday, March 10, 2017, 5:00 – 7:00 pm   Joe Cantrell spent time at Crow’s Shadow in November of 2016 as the final Artist-in-Residence for the year. He worked closely with Master Printer Frank Janzen to develop a set of 4 diptychs based on his photographic […]

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Open to any professional artist currently residing in Deschutes, Jefferson, or Crook County, Oregon. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2017 Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts has partnered with the Roundhouse Foundation of Sisters, Oregon to offer a unique opportunity to two artists in Central Oregon. Each of the selected participants will be awarded […]

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Crow’s Shadow will be at the Portland Fine Print Fair (PFPF) January 27th–29th in the Mark Building (Fields Ballroom) at the Portland Art Museum, Oregon.   Details from the Portland Fine Print Fair PFPF website: It is with great pleasure that we announce the 4th Portland Fine Print Fair to be hosted by the Portland Art […]

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A few months back Portland Monthly writer Fiona McCann visited the Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts (CSIA) studio and gallery to see the space in person and interview the staff. CSIA was founded in February 1992 by local artists James Lavadour (Chinook and Walla Walla), Phillip Cash Cash (Cayuse and Nez Perce), and several artist […]

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Crow’s Shadow is happy to welcome Brenda Mallory to our studio for the first two weeks of May. Mallory is our first Artist-in-Residence (AiR) of the year, and kicks off our 2016 printing program. She brought an array of interesting materials and dove straight into wonderful textural explorations in the print studio. We are looking […]

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We had a tremendous board meeting this past weekend (June 11), and Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts has several major (and very exciting) projects in the works. We are officially establishing THE RICK BARTOW MEMORIAL ENDOWMENT FUND to support indigenous printmaking residencies at CSIA! Rick Bartow wished for proceeds from the sale of his […]

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PENDLETON, Oregon—Crow’s Shadow is pleased to announce that we will be sharing our work in a Pop-Up gallery downtown during the Pendleton Round-Up from Wednesday the 14th through Saturday the 17th. Earlier this year Jordan Schnitzer, a major arts supporter and long-time Round-Up visitor, purchased an old bank building located at 256 S. Main, right […]

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Learn how to do Loom Beading with Michael Ray Johnson at Crow’s Shadow. This workshop is on Monday, November 28th and Wednesday, November 30th, from 5:00-7:30 pm each night. Begin your project with expert guidance on Monday, have Tuesday to continue working on your own, and return on Wednesday to learn how to finish your […]

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Crow’s Shadow is excited to share the news of our 2016 Golden Spot award recipients: Brenda Mallory, Samantha Wall and Ryan Pierce. Funded by the generous support of The Ford Family Foundation, the annual Golden Spot Awards began in 2010 to support artist residencies at Crow’s Shadow. Each of these Oregon-based artists will spend two […]

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CROW’S SHADOW STUDENT PRINTMAKERS INVITED TO SHOW AT MARYHILL MUSEUM, March 15 – June 15, 2016 Click here for pdf of press release: CSIA_Nixyaawii at Maryhill In February of 2015 Crow’s Shadow embarked on a collaborative project with Nixya’awii Community High School to introduce local students to printmaking. Over the past year a select group […]

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PENDLETON, Oregon—Crow’s Shadow is pleased to announce that we will be sharing our work in a Pop-Up gallery downtown during the Pendleton Round-Up from Wednesday the 14th through Saturday the 17th. Earlier this year Jordan Schnitzer, a major arts supporter and long-time Round-Up visitor, purchased an old bank building located at 256 S. Main, right […]

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Six months after the proofs were made, this hand-pulled lithograph edition is ready! New release by Wendy Red Star, “Apsáalooke Roses”, a four-color lithograph with archival pigment ink photographs, 18 x 26 inches, edition of 12, $750.  

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Hello Friends of Crow’s Shadow Thank you for your ongoing support of Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts; 2015 was truly a banner year for our organization. We expanded our programming, increased our capacity, and our prints were shown at several prestigious institutions including the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis and the International Print Center in […]

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  Opening Reception: May 19th, 5-7pm Exhibition runs May 19th through June 17th Crow’s Shadow is pleased to present “Explorations in Print: Nixya’awii Student Exhibition.” This special exhibition will showcase all of the prints produced by a select group of students from the Nixya’awii Community High School, located on the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla […]

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Please visit our booth at the upcoming 3rd annual Portland Fine Print Fair, held at the Portland Art Museum. Friday, January 29th PAM Benefit Preview 6-9pm Advanced tickets available here: Portland Art Museum Saturday, January 30th Free Admission 10am-6pm Sunday, January 31st Free Admission 11am-5pm Portland Art Museum 1219 SW Park, Portland OR, 97205 portlandfineprintfair.com […]

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Remote Impressions: Works from Crow’s Shadow Press March 9 – June 27, 2016 RECEPTION on March 30th at 8:00 pm Portland State University, Lincoln Hall Broadway Lobby Gallery 1620 SW Park Avenue FREE and open to the public   Please join us for an exhibition reception at Portland State University for Remote Impressions: Works from […]

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