PENDLETON, Oregon – Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts (CSIA) made several programming shifts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including moving two residencies into 2021 for artists who needed to fly across the country. Given CSIA’s ability to self-isolate and the studio’s capacity to operate while maintaining distancing guidelines, we are carefully going forward […]

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Crow’s Shadow will host a reception with Natalie Ball on Thursday, November 21 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, with an informal artist talk beginning at 5:30 pm.

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Exhibition of Crow’s Shadow Prints to be held at Feves Gallery, Blue Mountain Community College.
This Good Land: Contemporary Native Artists from Oregon
Exhibit Dates: November 7 – December 5, 2019
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 7, 4:30-6:30 pm

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Join us for pie & coffee at Crow’s Shadow following the Pendleton Round-Up! SUNDAY, September 15, 2019, from 10:00 am — 1:00 pm.

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In Gathering, the Sheehan’s three Alcove Galleries will display over thirty prints created through the collaboration of Native artists with one of Crow’s Shadow’s Master Printers.

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Crow’s Shadow will host a reception and artist talk for Kitai on Thursday, August 22nd from 5 pm to 7 pm. The event is free and open to the public.

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After a four year hiatus, Crow’s Shadow is reintroducing a new and improved version of the popular Monothon fundraising event. Monothon 2019 will be a week of monotype printmaking with invited artists coming from around the Pacific Northwest to make prints in the Crow’s Shadow studio, just outside Pendleton. The week will culminate in a gala celebration with an auction of the resulting prints, hosted at the Foundry Vineyards Gallery in Walla Walla.

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Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts is pleased to present Nixya’awii Community School Printmaking Exhibition for the fifth consecutive year. This exhibition showcases the prints produced by a group of high school students from NCS. Join us for the Opening Reception on Friday May 24, 5 – 7pm.

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Crow’s Shadow is excited to share the news of our 2019 Golden Spot residency award recipients: Yoshihiro Kitai, Yoonhee Choi, and Natalie Ball. Funded by the generous support of The Ford Family Foundation, the annual Golden Spot Awards began at Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts (CSIA) in 2010 to support regional artist residencies. Each […]

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Crow’s Shadow featured in the New York Times! Writer Alex V. Cipolle’s article on Crow’s Shadow, “Increasing Exposure for Native Artists” came out in The New York Times yesterday (online) and will be in Friday’s hard copy of the paper. Click through to read the full story.

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Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25, will be on view at the Boise Art Museum from March 2 – June 2, 2019.

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Hot Off the Press: New Prints from Crow’s Shadow
at the Bend Art Center
March 1 – April 28, 2019

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Sunday, February 17, 1pm – 3pm Artist reception and Chamber Orchestra Performance Open to the public, $10 suggested donation at the door Crow’s Shadow is excited to share the news of our first 2019 Artist-in-Residence, Raven Chacon. Funded by the generous support of Oregon Community Foundation’s Creative Heights Grant and in collaboration with the Oregon […]

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And the winner is…DINAH SINCLAIR of Portland, Oregon! We want to extend a huge THANK YOU to everyone who purchased a ticket for this exciting fundraiser.

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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 25, 6:00 – 9:00 pm Free Admission Days Saturday, January 26, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Sunday,  January 27,  11:00 am – 5:00 pm This will be the 6th year […]

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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 25, 6:00 – 9:00 pm Free Admission Days Saturday, January 26, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Sunday,  January 27,  11:00 am – 5:00 pm This will be the 6th year […]

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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 25, 6:00 – 9:00 pm Free Admission Days Saturday, January 26, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Sunday,  January 27,  11:00 am – 5:00 pm This will be the 6th year […]

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Crow’s Shadow is excited to share that the University of Oregon in Portland is showing the work of our student printmakers at the White Stag Block. The exhibition will be on display at UO Portland in the Light Court Commons through November and December 2018. The artist reception is Friday December 7th.

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The JAMES LAVADOUR monotype raffle is a fundraiser to benefit Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts. The prize is a monotype made with oil paint on paper, Untitled, by James Lavadour, valued at $3,500…

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Ka’ila Farrell-Smith (Klamath Modoc) is a painter and mixed-media artist based in Modoc Point, Oregon. Her work engages with inter-tribal native communities, reflecting the mixed and sometimes complicated heritage of multi-ethnic and indigenous families living in a post-colonial world…

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Visit the Crow’s Shadow booth at the 2018 Editions/Artsits’ Book Fair in NYC! The E/AB Fair has a VIP opening on the evening of Thursday, October 25, then Friday – Sunday (Oct 26, 27, 28) the fair is FREE and open to the public. This is a great small-scale art fair with wonderful studios and publishers. Check it out!

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Crow’s Shadow is excited to present an invitational group exhibition of works by artists who attend bi-annual monotype printmaking sessions in the studio.

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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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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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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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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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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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  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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RELIEF PRINTING WORKSHOP with Judith Baumann, Master Printer. Over the course of two days, workshop participants will learn to carve, register, and print a unique two-layer linoleum relief print!

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RELIEF PRINTING WORKSHOP with Judith Baumann, Master Printer. Over the course of two days, workshop participants will learn to carve, register, and print a unique two-layer linoleum relief print!

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Wuon-Gean Ho Artist Talk and Screening Thursday, July 20, 5:00 – 7:00 pm Wuon-Gean Ho is working in the Crow’s Shadow studios during July. She currently resides in London, England, where she is a Print Fellow at the Royal Academy of Art. She has made several trips to Crow’s Shadow over the past 12 years […]

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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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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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