Thursday September 6, 5:00-7:00 pm PENDLETON — Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts (CSIA) is welcoming Vanessa Renwick to the studio from August 26-September 6. Renwick is a recipient of a 2018 Golden Spot Residency Award at Crow’s Shadow. This Artist-in-Residence award allows Oregon-based contemporary artists invited to the studio to work in a new […]

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National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $80 million in grants as part of the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2018. Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $35,000 to Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts (CSIA) for its national visiting Native American Artists-in-Residence program.

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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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Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts welcomes Jaime Durham to the studio for the summer as an Apprentice Printer and assistant…

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Artist Talk:  FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 5:00 – 7:00 pm PENDLETON — Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts (CSIA) is welcoming Avantika Bawa to the studio for two weeks in June. Bawa is the first of three 2018 Golden Spot Residency Award winners at Crow’s Shadow this year. This Artist-in-Residence award allows Oregon-based contemporary artists invited […]

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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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Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts (CSIA) is pleased to present Nixya’awii Community School Student Print Exhibition. This 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, Dancing Star Leighton, EllaMae Looney, Cloe McMichael, Kylie Mountainchief, and Tyanna Van Pelt.

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Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25, the anniversary retrospective exhibition, is traveling to several locations around the northwest.

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Specifically designed for advanced printmakers and previous retreat participants, this four day intensive immersion workshop will focus on refinement of technique and image development in the creation of unique monotype and monoprints. Participants will hone control over multiple layer printing, ink transparency and modification, and on-press registration within their own unique aesthetic and printmaking practice.

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Organized by the Bend Art Center located in the historic Box Factory at 550 SW Industrial Way, Suite 180, Bend OR 97702 April 28 – 29, 2018, schedule of talks and events TBA   This is the first annual Bend Art Conference. This is an educational event for artist and collectors from across the state and will […]

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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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Friday April 20th, 2018  5:00-6:00 pm Keynote Talk by Judith Baumann (Crow’s Shadow Master Printer) Location: University of Idaho TLC 040 Rocky Mountain Printmaking Alliance (RMPA) 4th Biennial Symposium April 19-21   Excerpt from RMPA Webpage: Judith Baumann Judith Baumann currently lives in Pendleton, Oregon where she is the Master Printer for Crow’s Shadow Institute […]

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  Click here for full Press Release (pdf) PENDLETON — Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts (CSIA) is honored to announce the selection of Marwin Begaye as CSIA’s national Artist-in-Residence for the 2018 season. Funded by the generous support of The Meyer Memorial Trust, this award supports a significant national or international visiting artist at […]

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Friday April 6, 1:30 – 3:00 pm panel discussion with Karl Davis (Crow’s Shadow Executive Director) Location: Bally’s Platinum Ballroom, in Las Vegas, Nevada Southern Graphics Council International (SGCI) Print Conference info here   Excerpt from the SGCI website: LANDSCAPE AND EMBEDDED NATIVE AND INDIGENOUS IDENTITY Chair: Mary Hood | Panel: Karl Davis, Daniel Nez […]

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  Crow’s Shadow is excited to share the news of our 2018 Golden Spot residency award recipients:  Avantika Bawa, Vanessa Renwick, and Ka’ila Farrell-Smith. Funded by the generous support of The Ford Family Foundation, the annual Golden Spot Awards began at Crow’s Shadow in 2010 to support regional artist residencies. Each of these Oregon-based artists […]

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  Marie Watt produced two images during her residency at Crow’s Shadow in the late fall of 2017. Her works were signed and finalized just in time for the 2018 Portland Fine Print Fair at the end of January. Watt’s newest woodcuts incorporate imagery related to Romulus and Remus’ wolf mother, with an abstraction of the she wolf’s tongue lolling across […]

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The staff of Crow’s Shadow: Executive Director Karl Davis, Master Printer Judith Baumann, and Marketing Director Nika Blasser; will participate in a panel discussion at George Fox University. Prints from Crow’s Shadow Press will be exhibited at the Minthorne Gallery on the George Fox University campus from January 22 through February 15, 2018.

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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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Thank you to everyone who purchased a ticket for the Rick Bartow Raffle Fundraiser! We are very grateful to have worked with Rick and to have shared in his creativity and generosity. Congratulations to Cynthia Jones, of Salem, Oregon! She was the lucky holder of the winning ticket, and has already made her selection of […]

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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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You are invited to help Crow’s Shadow Institute celebrate its 25th Anniversary! This event is one of several throughout the year in honor of this milestone, and is focused on the Pendleton and CTUIR area. There will be several speakers begining at 4:15, as well as examples of artwork produced at Crow’s Shadow. This event […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 8, 2017 Contact: Nika Blasser, Marketing Director 541-276-3954 | nika@crowsshadow.org Crow’s Shadow 2017 Golden Spot Residency Award Winners Crow’s Shadow is excited to share the news of our 2017 Golden Spot residency award recipients: Demian DinéYazhi’, Modou Dieng, and Marie Watt. Funded by the generous support of The Ford Family Foundation, […]

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IMAGE: Ryan Pierce Gap/Gasp/Map/Mask five-color lithograph collaborative Master Printer Frank Janzen, TMP 30 x 22.25 inches October 2016 residency edition size and publication date TBD (tentative release by end of January 2017, aiming for edition of ~18) Call us at 541-276-3954 to pre-order Painter Ryan Pierce arrived at Crow’s Shadow in mid-October and immediately got […]

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